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Offshore 101

An In-depth Overview of Offshore
Exploration, Drilling and
Production
April 14 - 15, 2014
The Westin Oaks Houston
Houston, TX

EUCI is authorized by
IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs
for the course.

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and response. Who Should Attend • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Offshore project managers and directors Experienced personnel new to offshore upstream activities Offshore support vessel owners and operators Marine equipment manufacturers Offshore suppliers and contractors Offshore legal. from concept development all the way to decommissioning Discuss the various host facilities and drilling rigs used in offshore oil and gas Explain offshore production operations and maintenance Discuss the operations and technology involved in the transportation of offshore oil and gas Examine the environmental issues pertaining to offshore production. environmental impact assessments and discharge Describe the most critical facets of oil spill prevention. accountants and investment managers involved in the oil and gas industry Regulators and regulatory affairs personnel Environmental. This course will include an overview of the offshore oil and gas industry and current trends in exploration and development. will be discussed. and safety managers and directors New hire subsea or marine engineers New employees in the petroleum industry Novice offshore operators. permitting. drilling and production. The speed with which the offshore sector has emerged as the fastest-growing frontier in global oil and gas is paralleled only by the rate at which technological advances in drilling. including safety requirements. TX Overview The intricacies and inherently dynamic nature of offshore oil and gas exploration and production projects necessitate a comprehensive understanding of the operations behind them. The course will conclude with a discussion of the most critical facets of oil spill prevention. 2014 Houston. financial and contract staff Bankers.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration. Drilling and Production April 14 . and maintenance continue to transpire. environmental impact assessments and discharge. technicians and geologists Owners of offshore royalty interests who wish to better manage their assets Non-technical personnel who want to better understand oil field operations to better serve customers Engineering professors and research professionals who have not spent time in an offshore oilfield Land-based oil and gas industry professionals interested in learning more about offshore operations such as drilling engineers. vessel construction. health. It will discuss phases of planning and project management as well as components of offshore production operations and maintenance. permitting. project team members and pipeline engineers Learning Outcomes • • • • • • • • • Discuss an overview of the offshore oil and gas industry and identify current trends in subsea exploration and development Examine the legal framework of offshore exploration activities Explain the survey technology used in exploration and appraisal wells Explain the phases of planning and project management. including safety requirements. Join us for an in-depth overview of offshore exploration. creating a significant demand for continued training of offshore professionals. preparedness. preparedness and response 2 .15. Environmental issues pertaining to offshore production.

Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 a. April 14.m.m. Course Timing 12:00 – 1:00 p. 2014 Houston. – 4:00 p.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration.m.m. Drilling and Production April 14 . TX Agenda Monday. Group Luncheon Introduction to Offshore Oil and Gas • The Global Energy Context • Putting Offshore in Perspective • Trends in Offshore Production Origins of Offshore Oil and Gas • Source and Reservoir Rocks • Oil and Gas Varieties • The Migration of Hydrocarbons • Traps and Oilfields Offshore Exploration • Legal Framework of Offshore Exploration Activities • Leasing • Marine Seismic Operations o Seismic Surveys o 3-D Seismic Surveys o Avoiding Seafloor Hazards • Exploration and Appraisal Wells Drilling • Production Wells • Simultaneous Drilling & Production • Contracts • The Drilling Process • Methods: o Conventional o Directional Drilling • Derrick and Hoisting • Well Logging • Well Completion and Abandonment 3 . 2014 8:00 – 8:30 a.15.

TX Agenda Monday.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration. 2014 (CONTINUED) Types of Offshore Drilling Rigs • Platform Rigs • Jackup Rigs • Semi-submersibles • Drill Ships • Tender-Assisted Drilling Rig • Safety Field Development Options and Philosophy • Field Characteristics and Production Profile • Production Facilities o Bottom founded structures - Gravel Islands - Steel Jacket - Gravity-Based Structures - Compliant Towers - Mobile Offshore Production Units – MOPU’s Floating Production Systems o - Floating Production Storage and Offloading – FPSO’s - Floating Production Systems – FPS’s • Spars • Tension Leg Platforms – TLP’s • Semi-Submersibles • Other o Subsea Systems • Key Interfaces • Laws. April 14. Codes and Standards • Interfaces with Authorities Stage-Gate Project Management Process • Appraise • Select • Define • Execute • EPCI Contracts • Operations and Maintenance (O&M) 4 . Drilling and Production April 14 . 2014 Houston.15.

m. April 15. 2014 8:00 – 8:30 a. April 14.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration. Drilling and Production April 14 .15. Continental Breakfast 8:30 a. Safety and Environmental (HSE) Issues • Offshore Safety Requirements • Permitting • Environmental Impact Assessments(EIAs) • Marine Mammal Monitoring • Exploration Vessels and Safety • Discharge • Oil Spill Prevention. Gas • Design • Route • Seafloor Conditions • Flow Assurance • Installation • Operations and Technology • Pigging the Line • Leak Detection • Tankers • Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSOs) • Tanker Capacities • Safety and Environmental Issues Health.m.m. 2014 Houston. Course Timing From the Sea to Shore: Transportation • Pipelines • Oil vs. 2014 (CONTINUED) Production Operations and Maintenance • Manned vs Unmanned • Brownfield Activities • Enhanced Recovery • Security • Logistics • Safety • Well Intervention • Decommissioning and Abandonment Tuesday. TX Agenda Monday. Preparedness and Response 5 . – 12:00 p.

2014 Houston. Caldwell is an innovative executive with over 30 years of diversified international experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Click Here to Register Online 6 . More recently. he possesses extensive experience in management of Lump Sum turnkey EPC and EPCI projects. Mr. pipelines. installation. These companies were sold to large international offshore oil and gas E&C contractors.that achieved record sales and profits. Caldwell also headed regional business units (West Africa/North and South America) for two international offshore oil and gas construction companies – one a public company and the other private equity owned .15. Additionally. deepwater floating production systems and subsea installations. including the first FPS and first mini-TLP in GOM. semi-based FPS’s and TLPs) installed in Gulf of Mexico. he led contract negotiation teams and project management teams that were successful in winning and executing six EPC deepwater floating production system (FPS) projects totaling $850 Million. West Africa. he has led business development for two international companies involved in both onshore and offshore E&C and EPC projects. and managed complex remote multi-site operations with culturally and ethnically diverse staff in North & South America and West Africa. Mr. China and Brazil. Before joining Foster Wheeler. fabrication. but he was retained as CEO after both acquisitions to insure successful transition. He led engineering and project management teams responsible for design and construction of innovative floating production systems (FPSOs. TX INSTRUCTOR Ken Caldwell / VP of Business Development / Foster Wheeler Upstream Mr. topsides. Caldwell built two private offshore engineering and construction companies that achieved significant market share and reputations for excellence and technology innovation in deepwater floating production sytems.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration. including offshore platforms. In addition to a strong working knowledge of offshore engineering. Drilling and Production April 14 . commissioning and marine operations.

EVENT LOCATION A room block has been reserved at the The Westin Oaks Houston. which are widely recognized as standards of good practice internationally. TX Instructional Methods PowerPoint presentations will be used in this program. Please make your reservations early. but as there are a limited number of rooms available at this rate. 2014. EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1. and one copy will be distributed to each registrant at the course. Drilling and Production April 14 . 5011 Westheimer at Post Oak.Offshore 101: An In-depth Overview of Offshore Exploration.0 CEUs for the course. EUCI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards. VA 22102. Credits EUCI has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Requirements for Successful Completion of Program Participants must sign in/out each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit. Call (713) 960-6590 for reservations and mention the EUCI course to get the group rate. EUCI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards. Click Here to Register Online 7 . TX. PROCEEDINGS The proceedings of the course will be published. 1760 Old Meadow Road. 2014 Houston. As a result of its Authorized Provider membership status. The cutoff date to receive the group rate is March 13. Houston. Room rates are $189 for single & double occupancy. In obtaining this approval. the room block may close sooner. 2014.15. Suite 500. plus applicable tax. McLean. for the nights of April.

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