Programme: ONS Technical Sessions - the digital version

Every Tuesday from 19th January until 20 February we will present a series of video presentations from a vast number of high tech companies who propose solutions to some of the biggest challenges for the energy industry. Publishing time is set for 12:00 UTC.

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Tuesday 19 January

Challenge: “Scaling transformation together: Digital Products and Solutions to transform performance across the oil & gas industry”.

Introduction video: John Markus Lervik, CEO, Cognite

Proposals to solution:

  • “Using digital well barrier illustrations to provide objective risk assessment”
    By Tore Fjågesund, Managing Director, Wellbarrier
  • “Transforming oil and gas operations with a data foundation built for scalability”
    By Paula Doyle, SVP of Sales & Marketing, Cognite
  • “DQRA – digital and dynamic 3D risk watcher and activity planner”
    By Joar Dalheim, VP Technology, Vysus Group
  • “Innovative digital inspection methods”
    By Sigve Barvik, Advanced Digital Solution, Intertek
  • “Digital journey: Creating innovation zones that scale from pilot to product”
    By Ulrich Lorang, VP Data Governance, Wintershall DEA
  • “Digitalization: Using customization to fuel standardization”
    By Sheri Shamlou, CCO, Solution Seeker
  • “Continuous delivery – what subsurface modelling can learn from the transformation of the software industry?”
    By Atila Mellilo, CEO, Resoptima



Tuesday 26 January

Challenge: “Employing new subsea technology in field optimization”.

Introduction video: Steffan Lindsø, Subsea Robotics Product Manager at Oceaneering

Proposal for solutions:

  • “ABB subsea power technology – the realization of the impossible”
    Svein Vatland, Vice President Subsea Technology Program, ABB AS
  • “Employing new technology in field optimization – System Approach Building Blocks”
    Juliano Pimentel, First Chief Engineer – Controls Technology & Research, Aker Solutions Ltd
  • “The Liberty E-ROV Experience: One year into operation”
    Arve Iversen, Project Manager, Oceaneering
  • “Subsea All Electric – Totals drive to push for uniform standards”
    Rory MacKenzie, Leader for Subsea Electrical Technologies, Total
  • “TechnipFMC Subsea Power Distribution”
    Ola Jemtland, Manager New Product Development, TechnipFMC
  • ”Lightweight, Compact, fast & flexible subsea tie-ins with HCCS-L”
    Rolf Bastesen, Principal Engineer, Baker Hughes

Tuesday 2 February

Challenge: “How can new project execution and technology make marginal tie in of fields and projects for prolonging life of installations more profitable”?

Introduction video: Øystein Stjern, Executive Vice President, IKM Group

Proposals to solution:

  • “Multi-well Flow Base – A radical low cost & Fast-track Template Solution”
    Hasan Ali Mohammed, Systems & Technology Leader, Baker Hughes
  • “3M Ceramic Sand Control technology to prolong marginal asset life through unlocking production potential”
    Trond Helge Danielsen, Business Development Manager, 3M
  • “Beyond conventional seismic imaging to maximize field recovery. Using more of the data we have already acquired”
    Per Eivind Dhelie, Senior Geophysicist, Lundin Norway
  • “How to Cut Costs, Risks and Time in Onshore Oil and Gas Compression Stations to Maximize Investment Returns”
    Elgonda La Grange, Business Development Manager, Siemens Energy
  • “How high-performance composite pipe can increase profitability for marginal field tie in”
    Charles Tavner, Chief Operating Officer, Magma Global
  • “Multi-disciplinary teams collaborating through a dynamic digital environment, enables full control throughout the life-cycle leading to increased profitability”
    Stian Tangen, Product Manager Model Insight, Kongsberg Digital

Tuesday 9 February

Challenge: “Innovative brownfield solutions”

Introduction video: Arnt Knudsen, Senior Vice President at Aker Solutions

Proposals to solution:

  • “Implementation of autonomous around robots on operational sites”
    Jean-Michel Munoz, Next-Generation Facilities R&D Project Manager, Total
  • “Power plant hybridization – seen from an independent trusted partner”
    Sverre Eriksen/Arne Hopland, Senior Principal Engineer, DNV GL
  • “Electrification of oil & gas platform supply cranes – get rid of the diesel even if electrical grid is insufficient”
    Cees Van Veluw, Product Manager, Huisman Equipment B.V.
  • “Brownfield autonomous operation with low/no human interaction”
    Samuel Rocher, CEO, Cybernetix
  • “Leveraging the Digital Twin to Enable Real-time Production Optimization”
    Bob Okhuijsen, Product Development and Innovation, Siemens Energy
  • “Data Driven Production Optimisation for Brownfield Assets”
    Zach Houston, Sr Product Champion, Digital Energy Solutions, Kongsberg Digital

Tuesday 16 February

Challenge: “Digitalization, automation and technology development within drilling & wells”

Introduction video: Hans Magnus Bjørneli, Drilling Advisor and Global Account Manager at Schlumberger

Proposals to solution:

  • “Installation and testing of the world’s first fully electric robot on a North Sea semi-submersible rig”
    By Johan Kverneland, R&D Drilling & Wells Project Coordinator, Total and Øystein Larsen, VP Projects and Business Development, Canrig
  • “Digitize your wells with Oliasoft WellDesign”
    By Linda Sæther, Senior Director – Technical Marketing, Oliasoft
  • “I-Trak Drilling Automation Platform
    By Matthew Forshaw, Automation Technical Lead, Baker Hughes
  • “Reducing NPT for drilling from floating rigs: missing link between rig heave and downhole pressure limits”
    By Dimitri Gorski, Chief Technology Officer, Heavelock Solutions
  • “Digitalization and how to handle it”
    By Franziska Dreisewerd, Business Management Process Industry, Beckhoff Automation
  • Autonomous drilling: on the importance of unifying drilling performance with risk management and data availability and quality”
    By Rodica Mihai, Senior Researcher, Norce
  • “Maximizing collaboration, data sharing and automation through a digital well planning solution”
    Berenice Aldaz Troncoso, Technical Marketing Engineer Drilling, Schlumberger