Hear from the oil & gas leaders driving innovation

The speaker line-up for the Data Driven Drilling and Production North Sea conference is unrivalled within the upstream industry. Nowhere else provides the opportunity to hear from individuals leading the charge on digital transformation in the North Sea from major and independent operators, innovative service companies, global tech firms and innovative start-ups.

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  • Bernt Tysseland
    Equinor
    Bernt Tysseland Vice President Operations
    Equinor
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  • Brenda Forbes
    TAQA Bratani Limited
    Brenda Forbes Production Programming Team Lead
    TAQA Bratani Limited
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  • Steven Kane
    TAQA Bratani Limited
    Steven Kane Tern Alpha - Platform Superintendent
    TAQA Bratani Limited
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  • Paul Armitage
    Alpha Petroleum
    Paul Armitage Subsurface Manager
    Alpha Petroleum
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  • David Miller
    OGTC
    David Miller Technology Accelerator Director
    OGTC
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  • Niall Rowantree
    Total E&P UK
    Niall Rowantree Strategy & Analytics leader
    Total E&P UK
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  • Fredrik Tukk
    Maersk Drilling
    Fredrik Tukk Digital Innovation Architect
    Maersk Drilling
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  • Kieran Kavanagh
    Wood
    Kieran Kavanagh VP Digital Solutions
    Wood
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    Kieran Kavanagh is Innovation and Data Analytics Director for Wood’s Digital Solutions division and heads Wood’s Data Analytics function.

    He holds a Primary Degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters Degree in Offshore Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland, and a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.

    He has thirty years of experience in oil and gas, marine and subsea engineering and technology development. He previously held roles as business unit president and technology & engineering director.
    He is also former chair of the Petroleum Division of ASME and a Fellow of the Society for Underwater Technology.

    His work experience includes include data analytics, riser and subsea engineering, integrity management, floating production and naval architecture and he has been responsible for technology and engineering projects across these areas. He is a strong advocate for digitization and the application of digital and data analytics solutions to the oil and gas industry.

  • Chris Lenzsch
    DellEMC
    Chris Lenzsch Solutions Architect, Connected Digital Operations
    DellEMC
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    Chris Lenzsch has close to 30 years of industry experience in a variety of roles including management, solutions consulting and delivery, program management, business development, and sales. These roles have been directed at delivering customer focused solutions on the latest technology platforms, starting in 1987 at Amoco Production Company with delivering enterprise data management and architecture solutions, to his focus since 2002 delivering and leading the industry definition and changing solution landscape around Digital Oil Fields. As EMC’s Upstream Analytics Solutions Manager, driving DOF to the 3rd Platform and ensuring customer focused successes is his number one priority. Chris holds a B.S. in Geology from Moravian College, and a M. Ed. in Computer Science from the University of Central Oklahoma.

  • David Holmes
    DellEMC
    David Holmes CTO Energy
    DellEMC
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  • Thomas Leurent
    Akselos
    Thomas Leurent CEO
    Akselos
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  • John Bell
    Akselos
    John Bell Senior Vice President
    Akselos
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  • Cody Falcon
    Arundo Analytics
    Cody Falcon VP Operations
    Arundo Analytics
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  • Edward Watson
    OSIsoft
    Edward Watson Global Account Manager
    OSIsoft
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  • Tony Edwards
    Stepchange Global
    Tony Edwards CEO
    Stepchange Global
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    Stepchange Global
    Nick Gibson Principle Advisor
    Stepchange Global
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  • Chika Uduma
    Blue Gentoo
    Chika Uduma Vice President
    Blue Gentoo
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  • Dr Rotimi Alabi
    RAB Microfluidics
    Dr Rotimi Alabi Managing Director
    RAB Microfluidics
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  • Graham Gaston
    Sensalytx ltd
    Graham Gaston CEO
    Sensalytx ltd
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  • Ross McLeod
    Specialist Safety Systems
    Ross McLeod CEO
    Specialist Safety Systems
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  • Professor John McCall
    Robert Gordon University
    Professor John McCall Director Smart Data Technologies Centre
    Robert Gordon University
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  • Stuart Broadley
    The EIC
    Stuart Broadley CEO
    The EIC
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  • Neil Golding
    The EIC
    Neil Golding Head of Oil and Gas
    The EIC
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  • Stuart MacKinven
    OGTC
    Stuart MacKinven Technology Accelerator Programme Manager
    OGTC
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  • Helge Ruistuen
    TechnipFMC
    Helge Ruistuen Vice President Field Performance, Subsea Life of Field Services
    TechnipFMC
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    Helge Ruistuen is heading up Field Performance, a Global Service line within the Subsea Life of Field Services segment in TechnipFMC.

    He holds a Dr. Ing degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

    Helge has 25 years of experience from the oil and gas industry, holding roles spanning from drilling and reservoir engineering, to production technology, flow assurance and subsea engineering. In TechnipFMC, Helge has held management positions within front-end engineering and subsea services. Responsibilities includes business unit leadership for solutions and services within oil and gas production and integrity management, with focus on safely unlocking the potential of subsea infrastructure in operation.

    Prior to joining TechnipFMC, Helge has worked with SINTEF, Saga Petroleum and production technology consulting company PTI Scandpower.

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Ben Moss

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Upstream Intelligence
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2018 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

  • Amazon-Web-Services
  • BHGE
  • dell emc
  • Wood

Silver Sponsors

  • TechnipFMC
  • wipro

Bronze Sponsors

  • 2predict
  • Akselos
  • eLynx
  • Solution-Seeker

Exhibitors

  • Peloton

Media Partners

  • OilITJournal