28 - 29 May, 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Agenda Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am Morning Refreshment & Registration

9:00 am - 9:10 am Opening Remarks from Chairperson

Enhancing Brazil’s FPSO Market: Project Spotlights and Opportunities

9:10 am - 9:40 am Examining Brazil’s FPSO Future Requirements – View from Petrobras

9:40 am - 10:10 am Expanding Explorations in Deep-Water Brazil and Its Impact on FPSO Demand and Requirements

  • Understanding the growing importance of the country’s deep-water fields and determining the effectiveness of FPSOs in deep-water exploration
  • Update of the status of the explorations in the various fields in the Santos and Campos basins
  • Discussing some of the major challenges developing these fields and the various

10:10 am - 10:40 am Balancing Project Lifecycle Costs to Deliver an Economically-Viable Field Development Project

  • Promoting stronger partnerships between oil companies and FPSO contractors to extend product lifecycles
  • Reviewing the feasibility of end-to-end value chain collaboration
  • Capturing lessons learnt from previous projects to promote good practise

10:10 am - 10:40 am Group Networking Session

11:10 am - 11:40 am Morning Tea & Networking Break


11:40 am - 12:20 pm Building a Competitive FPSO Project Within Local Content Requirements and Frameworks
  • Identifying critical stakeholders and project requirements involved along different phases
  • Balancing local content requirements, project-specific criteria and outcome-focused frameworks
  • Mapping the path to FEED and project execution


12:20 pm - 1:00 pm A Shipyard’s Perspective | Harnessing Local Capacity and Capability for FPSO Projects in Brazil

STREAM B | Phase II: Execution & Operations

11:40 am - 12:20 pm Designing Effective FPSO Redeployment Strategies to Optimize the Value of Existing Oil Fields
  • Examining the feasibility of redeployments as a cost-effective solution to further monetize oil fields
  • Verifying early scope of requirements and field economics for an ideal vessel-field fit
  • Balancing field development expectations and concessions when opting for a redeployed FPSO

STREAM B | Phase II: Execution & Operations

12:20 pm - 1:00 pm Enhancing FPSO Operations and Uptime Through Robust Health and Safety Measures
Rodrigo Lemos - Executive Director, OCYAN

Rodrigo Lemos

Executive Director

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Networking Break


2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Demonstrating the ROI from Effective Schedule Compression on FPSO Project Lifecycle Costs


2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Revisiting Commercial Models, Risk Sharing, Funding and Contractor Roles in FPSO Projects
  • Evaluating the optimal utilisation of contractor capabilities and production service
  • Developing different risk sharing mechanisms between project stakeholders
  • Assessing  case studies of how project stakeholders have leveraged on different risk sharing models for successful project execution

STREAM B | Phase II: Execution & Operations

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm Increasing Recovery Factor and Efficient Operations in Brazil’s Mature FPSO Fields
Kjetil Solbraekke - Chief Executive Officer, DBO Energy

Kjetil Solbraekke

Chief Executive Officer
DBO Energy

STREAM B | Phase II: Execution & Operations

2:40 pm - 3:20 pm Managing Costs and Reducing Weight to FPSOs through a Sustainable Subsea Installation System
Rafael Guigon - Subsea Installation Engineering Manager, OCYAN
  • Adopting a de-coupled riser system for challenging environments in Brazilian seas
  • Moving towards an end-to-end, integrated solution from fabrication to offshore installation
  • Mitigating risks through a reduction in weight, components and suppliers

Rafael Guigon

Subsea Installation Engineering Manager

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Tea & Networking Break

Phase III: Life Extension & Decommissioning

3:50 pm - 4:20 pm Adopting Real-time Evaluation Technology to Effectively Manage Life Extension Strategies

  • Prolonging FPSO shelf life and asset integrity while reducing maintenance costs through digital solutions
  • Discussing the use of remote monitoring and data analytics solutions for FPSO operations
  • Overcoming stakeholder and employee resistance to new digital solutions 

4:20 pm - 4:50 pm Navigating the Challenges of Decommissioning an FPSO in a Cost-Effective Way

  • Calculating the residual value of FPSOs and keeping decommissioning costs low
  • Controlling operational and technological risks involved in a decommissioning project
  • Meeting the regulatory requirements in decommissioning an FPSO 

4:50 pm - 5:00 pm Chairman’s Closing Summary | State of the FPSO Nation in Brazil – Moving Forward Stronger, Together

Jorge Mitidieri - Executive Vice-President, OCYAN

Jorge Mitidieri

Executive Vice-President

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Congress