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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.

Lars Atle Andersen

Lars Atle Andersen

VP Operations - Technology & Digitalization
AkerBP

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Yves Le Stunff

Yves Le Stunff

Digital Officer
Total

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Martin Friis Strømsvik

Martin Friis Strømsvik

Product Owner, Integrated Operations Centre
Equinor

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Martin Friis Strømsvik: I’ve been working for Equinor (Statoil and StatoilHydro prior to the name change) for soon 12 years within many different areas: field development projects, modification projects, corporate improvement projects, corporate digitalization initiatives and now as Product Owner in the Integrated Operation Centre (IOC). I’ve been part of the IOC organization since the start up in September 2018, working as a Agile Product Manager within IOC’s New Development department where we have end to end responsibility to deliver new and improved digital solutions and tools to support our monitoring departments and assets.

Keir Halewood

Keir Halewood

Business Support Advisor
Exxonmobil

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Keir Halewood is an IT Business Support Advisor for ExxonMobil Research and Engineering company. He has a Masters in Chemistry from Edinburgh university but has spent his entire career in IT. The majority of this career has been working with and around the Manufacturing Application space helping Researchers and Engineers get the most out of those applications.

Mike Gill

Mike Gill

IS Project Manager
Premier Oil

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Julian Alfred

Julian Alfred

Global Energy Program Lead
Dell Technologies

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With over 30 years of application development, data management and analytics expertise, Julian Alfred is engaged at the Dell Technologies Global Energy Program, focusing on the practical application of digital transformation technologies to deliver outcome-based value through connected assets. The Global Energy Program team collaborates with Energy businesses, domain experts, software providers and services partners to effectively match the appropriate combination of IT and OT technologies to Energy operations workstreams.

Colin Dawson

Colin Dawson

Digitalisation & Business Transformation Manager
Stena Drilling

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Colin Dawson is the Digitalisation & Business Transformation Manager at Stena Drilling. He has a Master is Data Science, a BSc in Computer Science & has spent his entire career in the Digital Oilfield. Having worked for operators, service companies & now with a Drilling contractor, Colin has a wide range of experience and has faced many challenges within the Industry.

Chris Lenzsch

Chris Lenzsch

Solutions Architect, Connected Digital Operations
Dell Technologies

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Chris Lenzsch is Dell EMC’s Energy Global Program, Solutions Architect, responsible for the development and delivery of Dell EMC’s Energy strategy, solutions, and partnering approach for enabling Connected Digital Operations from the edge to the core to the cloud. Since starting with Amoco Production Company in1987, Chris has over 30 years of industry experience defining, developing and deploying customer focused digital technology solutions serving the Energy Industry in a variety of roles from systems analyst to management to solutions consulting and business development and sales. Chris has spent the last 15 years working at Dell EMC, Halliburton Landmark, and SAIC focused on definition and delivery of Connected Digital Operations solutions. Chris holds a B.S. in Geology from Moravian College, and a M. Ed. in Computer Science from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Rachel Elliott

Rachel Elliott

Policy Manager
Opito

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Jennifer MacDonald

Jennifer MacDonald

Sector Development and Skills Planning Manager
Skills Development Scotland

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Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body. Jenny is the Sector Development & Skills Planning Manager for O&G. She is working with partners nationally to ensure employers have access to the right skills, at the right time, in high performing, fair and equal workplaces, and that every individual has the skills and confidence to get a job and progress in the workplace, to achieve their full potential.

Brian Milne

Brian Milne

Technical Director
ZynQ360

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Brian Milne is Technical Director at ZynQ 360, a provider of bespoke visual asset management solutions (VAM). He is a highly skilled Software Developer and Project Manager with extensive experience creating high-end technical and creative applications for a wide a variety of industries such as Oil & Gas, Marine, Forensic, Security and Training. Brian has been involved in the project management and development of bespoke visualisation solutions for over 20 years, including the Award Winning Foinaven Virtual Tour, Hillsbobough Enquiry Stadium Visualisation and R2S VAM. Building on his experience of 360 photography and his extensive knowledge of creating bespoke web applications, ZynQ 360 was created.

Stuart Broadley

Stuart Broadley

CEO
Energy Industries Council

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Stuart is Chief Executive of the EIC, the Energy Industries Council. Prior to joining EIC in 2016, Stuart enjoyed a successful 25-year career leading global O&M businesses in oil & gas, power and renewables with Rolls-Royce, Wood, Senvion and Hoerbiger. Passionate about exporting and energy transition, Stuart is author of the renowned Survive & Thrive annual report which highlights successful growth strategies in a downturn and is co-founder of business scale up programme Fit4Energy. Stuart has various non-executive director roles including with the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in UK and the Nuclear Innovation & Research Advisory Board. In 2019, Stuart was invited to become a Fellow of the Energy Institute. The EIC is the UK’s largest energy supply chain trade association, a not-for-profit with 650 member companies, across oil & gas, power, nuclear and renewable markets that, for 76 years, has advised governments and boardrooms, and helped companies to grow at home and around the world. Their real passion is helping companies to diversify and grow internationally – and their members benefit from EIC’s unique suite of energy market CAPEX & OPEX databases, 130 events p.a., industry & government networks, international launchpad offices and extensive market insight .

Tony Edwards

Tony Edwards

CEO
Stepchange Global

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CEO of Stepchange Global Limited, Tony has extensive experience in the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide. Tony has a BA degree from Keele University in Geology and Chemistry, and a Doctorate in Metamorphic Petrology from the University of Manchester. He had a 17 year career with BP that spanned R&D through to front line operations and project management. He was a founder member of BP’s Integrated Operations Program, Field of the Future, and was subsequently the global director for the Advanced Collaborative Environment Program that rolled out real time collaboration centers around the BP portfolio of assets. In 2006 he moved to BG-Group to launch its digital oilfield program under the name iValue. In January 2009 he co-founded Stepchange Global, a dedicated digital oilfield consultancy and advisory company, and has since advised Equinor, BP, PETRONAS, ConocoPhillips, Total, Santos, Origin Energy, Baker Hughes, HP, BHP Billiton, Emerson and BAE systems on their Integrated Operations strategies. Tony is regarded as one of the key thought leaders in Digital Oilfield and Integrated Operations and has been active in both the SPE and EAGE. He was the chairman of the organising committee for the highly successful Intelligent Energy Conference in 2008, and is now on the SPE intelligent Energy committee for 2014. Tony was invited to sit on the SPE Annual Technical Conference Committee for 2011 and was Chairman of the Digital Energy Section. Tony has written numerous papers on the subject of intelligent energy and collaborative working. The most recent paper was co-authored with Dr Anne Quaadgras of MIT.

Stephen Ashley

Stephen Ashley

Digital Transformation Solutions Manager
OGTC

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Stephen’s Digital Transformation Solution Centre is focused on identifying, developing and deploying advanced and integrated digital solutions that can transform the oil and gas industry. A Geo-scientist by background, Stephen has over 30 years of worldwide industry experience having held various operational, technical and leadership positions with both operators and service companies.

Rory Davin

Rory Davin

Lead Process Engineer, Committee Member
IChemE

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Rory is a process engineer by background working in a range of oil and gas environments, from Refining, Design, Upstream and Offshore. Of late he has moved to work in the OMV Head Office in Vienna and supports the IChemE through Congress and other working groups. Throughout his working career he has been involved with Business Applications, digitalising workflows and ensuring the latest technologies and processes are applied to the industry to improve efficiency and prepare operations for the future.

Jason Payne

Jason Payne

Global Emerging Solutions Lead, AI & Advanced Analytics
Wood

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Niall Rowantree

Niall Rowantree

Digital & Data Manager
Total

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Dave Wallis

Senior Advisor
Energistics

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Dave joined Energistics at the beginning of 2018 as Senior Advisor for the non-profit standards body Energistics, who are the guardians of data transfer standards in the Upstream Oil & Gas industry. He has spent his 48-year career in the Oil & Gas industry. Until April 2016 Dave was the Director – Eastern Hemisphere for OFS Portal. Dave was part a multi-company team tasked with the design and creation of OFS Portal, and served on their board Dave’s oil field experience with a small select group of Fortune 500 companies in all major world oilfield arenas, culminating in Weatherford where Dave was involved in their Mergers & Acquisition team and as Director of e-Commerce from their corporate office in Houston Texas. Dave was also heavily involved in the Oil & Gas eCommerce standards body – PIDX from 2000 to 2013 as a part of the Executive team and chair of a variety of committees including marketing and classification.

Mohammad Faiz Hoda

Mohammad Faiz Hoda

Senior Business Consultant
tieto

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Martyn Tulloch

Net Zero Solutions Centre Manager
OGTC

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Martyn leads the OGTC Net Zero Solution Centre, and he is passionate about ensuring that the oil and gas industry helps enable the transition to a low carbon future. As a chartered engineer who has worked in both the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors, he is convinced that the skills, experience and infrastructure established over the last four decades in NE Scotland and the wider UK oil and gas industry will have a pivotal role to play if we are to meet our net-zero targets.  Martyn will work tirelessly to support the development of technologies that create employment and export opportunities while simultaneously tackling the greatest challenge of our age.

Rob Ratchinsky

Rob Ratchinsky

CEO
Engage Mobilize

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After graduating from the University of Victoria in Canada, Rob broke into the O&G industry with Anadarko Petroleum. He spent the better part of a decade working business development and asset planning before leaving to partner up and run his own leadership and efficiency consulting firm, Engage Management. His consultant teams were primarily focused on drilling operations both onshore and off. After the industry crashed in 2014 he Co Founded Engage Mobilize, a digital field management software suite that leverages data collected at field level transaction, to develop applied analytics and predictive modeling. Currently he spends all of his time growing this new enterprise as CEO, where he looks to leave his stamp on digitizing the energy space.

Emeka Victor Onyekwere

Emeka Victor Onyekwere

Business Development Manager
Peloton

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John McCall

Director of Smart Technologies Centre
Robert Gordon University

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Piers Wells

Piers Wells

VP Sales and Delivery
Arundo Analytics

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Helen Ratcliffe

Helen Ratcliffe

Consulting Partner
Wipro

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Silas O’Dea

Silas O’Dea

Partner
Baringa

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Vidar Gunnerud

Vidar Gunnerud

CEO
Solution Seeker

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Norbert Dolle

Norbert Dolle

Managing Partner
White Space Energy

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Neale Stidolph

Head of Information Management
Sword

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Neale has worked in oil & gas for over 25 years and specialises in information management, overseeing managed services to owner-operators through all phases of the asset lifecycle. He held an additional post for over three years as a director of AIIM International, the global IM community of 150,000 practitioners, is a member of the OGUK IM Forum and also works closely with RGU.

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Petter Jacob Jacobsen

Head of Oil & Gas
Cognite

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Sandy Petrie

Consultant Petroleum Engineer
Left Field Associates Ltd

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Mike Scott

Industry Solutions Advisor
Landmark - Halliburton

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Judith Wallace

IM Lead - UK Upstream Operated Assets
Shell

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Ewen Robertson

Production Technology Advisor
Premier Oil

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Want to get involved? Get in touch below!

Tom Glover

Tom Glover

Project Director & Lead Analyst
Upstream Intelligence
+44 (0) 207 375 7204 (Global)
tglover@fc-bi.com

Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson

Business Development Manager
Upstream Intelligence
+44 (0) 207 375 7521 (Global)
probinson@fc-bi.com

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Diamond Sponsor

  • dell emc

Gold Sponsors

  • Prediktor
  • Solution-Seeker

Silver Sponsors

  • Peloton
  • Baringa
  • Sword

Workshop Sponsor

  • Tieto

Sponsors

  • ODSI

Exhibitors

  • AVEVA
  • DELL technologies
  • ODSI
  • Peloton
  • Peloton
  • Solution-Seeker
  • Sword
  • Tieto

Tech-Zone

  • data-gumbo
  • Llamazoo
  • toumetis
  • ZynQ 360

Media Partners

  • OGV
  • Energy Voice
  • Platform
  • Oil and Gas Innovation
  • SOS
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