Programme

The World Petroleum Council will be bringing together industry leaders to discuss and demonstrate best available technology and practices in order to minimize impacts and risks to the Arctic and other frontier environments around the world. You can view details of the Conference Programme which will include Plenary as well as Streamed sessions, giving you the opportunity to benefit from speakers covering a selection of the main issues and discuss solutions with your peers.

The conference programme includes:

  • Leadership Perspectives
  • Responsibly Addressing Challenges from new Frontiers
  • Innovative Technologies for sustainable Development of Resources
  • Responsible Operations: Safety, environment and Preparedness
  • Low Carbon Solutions: Demonstrating Industry Leadership
  • Taking Leadership: Strategies for Responsibility, Cooperation and Sustainability
     

Network with some of the Leading Industry Keynote Speakers:

  • Tord Lien, Minister of Petroleum and energy, Norway
  • H.E. Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Chairman of Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy & Industry, Qatar
  • Dan Domeracki, Vice President, Government and Industry Affairs, Schlumberger
  • Sturla Henriksen, CEO, Norwegian Shipowners' Association
  • Suleiman Jasir Al-Herbish, Director-General, OPEC fund for International Development (OFID)
  • Anne Næss Myrvold, Director General, Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authorities (PSA)
  • Besim Şişman, CEO and President of the Board, Turkish Petroleum (TP), Turkey
  • Dr Kandeh K Yumkella, UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative for the UN Secretary General on SE4ALL

Plus more than 60 top level speakers from around the world including:

  • Tim Dodson, EVP Global Exploration, Statoil, Norway
  • Milton Costa Filho, Secretary General, IBP - Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute
  • Shaun Gregory, SVP Health, Safety, Environment and Technology, Woodside, Australia
  • Aili Keskitalo, President, Sami Parliament, Norway
  • Michiel Kool, Executive VP, Safety, Environment and Social Performance, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Anelise Lara, Executive Manager for Libra Exploration and Production Development, Petrobras, Brazil
  • Silvina Oberti, Director, YPF Foundation, Argentina
  • Ann Pickard, Executive Vice President Arctic, Royal Dutch Shell, USA
  • Jarand Rystad, CEO, Rystad Energy, Norway
  • Brian Salerno, Director, BSEE (Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement), USA
  • Jérôme Schmitt, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Development and Environment, Total, France
  • Brian Sullivan, Executive Director, IPIECA
  • Martin Tiffen, Deputy Senior Vice President Development, TOTAL
  • Elisabeth Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL oil & Gas

WPC Leadership Programme at a Glance:

 

DAY 1- 26th May

 

 

DAY 2- 27th May

 

 

DAY 3- 28th May

 

 

Starts 8.30

REGISTRATION

Starts 8.30

MORNING PLENARIES
Responsible Operations: Safety, environment and Preparedness
Driving Climate Solutions: Industry's Leadership Role

Starts 9.00

PLENARY
Responsibly Addressing Challenges from New Frontiers

Starts 10.00

REGISTRATION

(13:00-16:00 - American Petroleum Institute (API) Workshop)

Starts 10.00

Coffee Break

Starts 10.20

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Regulation and Cooperation

 

Stream 1

Stream 2

Stream 3

Arctic Regulation

Safety and Preparedness

Engaging with Local Communities

Starts 11.45

Lunch

Starts 12.00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Innovative Technologies for sustainable Development of Resources

Starts 12.30

Lunch

Starts 12.45

CLOSING PLENARY PANELS
Taking Leadership: Strategies for Responsibility, Cooperation and Sustainability

Starts 14.00

BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Development of Resources

 

Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3

Ends 15.00

Arctic Challenges and Opportunities
Part 1: Arctic Challenges

Unconventionals and other Challenging Frontiers
Part 1: Unconventionals

Industry Collaborations
Part 1: Climate Cooperation

Starts 15.30

Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break

 

 

Starts 16.00

Part 2: Responsibly addressing Arctic challenges

Part 2: Technologies for Challenging Frontiers

Part 2: Energy Poverty Alleviation

Starts 17.00

OPENING KEYNOTES
Leadership Perspectives

Ends 17.30

 

 

Starts 19.00

WELCOME RECEPTION

Ends 21.00


YOUR SOCIAL PROGRAMME DURING THE CONFERENCE

TUESDAY 26 MAY 2015

The Welcome Reception will be held at the Clarion Hotel The Edge following the Opening Ceremony and will entertain delegates with local music and a taste of arctic food. Guests will be able to enjoy meeting with their peers from all over the world while looking over the beautiful Tromsø Fjord and the scenic view of the Floya mountain which stands directly across from the Hotel.

Delegates are then encouraged to stroll through the beautiful streets of Tromsø, explore its fine dining, embrace the northern atmosphere and enjoy the experience of the Midnight Sun.

WEDNESDAY 27 MAY 2015

18.00 - 20.00: Kongsberg Satellite Tour

Please note that this tour is limited to 120 delegates and subject to pre-registration

20.00 - 21.30: Evening Reception at the City Hall

Sponsored by Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, Subsea 7, Total, World Petroleum Council and WPC Norwegian National Committee.

More about Tromsø, our Host City, click here.

 

Host Sponsors

statoil

DNV_GL

Norsk_Industri

 
NSA
 

Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsor

Schlumberger logo

Silver Sponsors

Akvaplan-niva logo

HUNT logo

SUPPORTED By

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API logo

arpel logo

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Registration Partner

 

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