Offshore Energy 2011: Executives GDF Suez, Chevron and Shell/NAM Discuss Future of North Sea Gas


Top representatives of GDF Suez E&P Nederland, Chevron E&P Netherlands and NAM, the joint venture of Shell and ExxonMobil, share their vision on the future of North Sea gas production during the Offshore Energy conference.

The conference will take place on 11 and 12 October in Amsterdam and will run parallel to the Offshore Energy Exhibition.

Ruud Zoon, Managing Director GDF Suez will speak during the Global Energy Outlook Conference on 11 October. This conference will discuss trends and developments in the global oil and gas market. Ruud Zoon’s contribution will focus on the future role of North Sea gas in the global energy supply.

Gerard Schut, General Manager at Chevron and Bart van de Leemput, Director of NAM both speak in the Upstream Innovation Conference on 12 October. This conference is centered around technological innovations which make gas production from marginal fields possible. Gerard Schut will address the potential of shallow gas fields and the challenges to produce these fields. Chevron is the first operator to exploit shallow gas fields on the North Sea.

Bart van de Leemput of NAM offers his vision on how new technologies can lead to increased gas production. He will highlight the SWEEP strategy of Shell/ NAM (Smart Well Engineering Exploration and Production) and the operations of the SWIFT drilling rig. This drilling jack-up will operate in the southern part of the North Sea.

The Global Energy Outlook Conference and Upstream Innovation Conference are both part of Offshore Energy 2011, the leading international offshore event in the Netherlands. The program on Tuesday 11 October also offers the Deepwater Gas Conference and short topical sessions on Offshore Wind, Marine Spatial Planning and Heavy Lift.

On Wednesday 12 October, Offshore Energy offers topical sessions on Wave & Tidal Energy, Deep Sea Mining and Unconventional Gas.


Source: Navingo , September 05, 2011;

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