Gain strategic insights from deepwater oil and gas powerhouses at DES 2024

March 01, 2024

(WO) – The ultimate convergence of visionaries, innovators, and leaders in the deepwater oil and gas industry is almost here. Happening on March 5, 2024, at the luxurious Omni Houston Hotel, the Deepwater Executive Summit (DES) 2024 stands as the only one of its kind, focusing squarely on the strategic insights of global operators in the deepwater sector.

Register now and hear from industry leaders on their insights about the future of offshore energy at the Deepwater Executive Summit (DES) 2024 on March 5, 2024 at the Omni Houston Hotel. DES 2024 is sponsored by Freemyer Industrial Pressure, Wood, MODEC, SOFEC, ABS, Noble, and Clariant.

As the offshore energy landscape undergoes rapid and groundbreaking changes, DES emerges as a beacon for understanding and navigating these new waters. It is meticulously crafted to address the emerging challenges and highlight the burgeoning opportunities shaping our industry's future.

This one-day conference will include insights on liquid supply-demand balance and offshore safety considerations, reflections on greenhouse gas reduction strategies and the dilemmas facing the industry, and in-depth discussions on offshore exploration, carbon emission reduction and renewable energy initiatives.

Industry leaders presenting at DES 2024

Alvaro Ranero, Global Projects & Facilities Director for Repsol E&P, has over two decades of international experience in the oil and gas industry, including diverse assignments across operations, drilling, field development, and project delivery.

Amber Massingill, Guyana Regional Development Manager, ExxonMobil, will provide an insightful presentation that addresses the key aspects of deepwater development in Guyana, highlighting ExxonMobil’s rapid development of resources and contribution in the region.

Eirik Sorgard, Business Opportunity Manager for Sparta at Shell, will dive deep into the SPARTA FID, shedding light on key enabling elements for development and Shell’s innovative approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Joe Sauvageau, Vice President for Asset Development at Talos Energy, will discuss the recently announced acquisition of QuarterNorth Energy and the overall growth strategy at Talos Energy through continued M&A and infrastructure-led exploration.

Katie Pelliccio, Technology Strategy Manager, Chevron, will share insights on Chevron’s approach to technology development and scaling for the deepwater business and how Chevron is advancing breakthrough technologies to enable a step change in safer, more efficient, and lower carbon facilities and operations of the future.

Mark Adeosun, Director of Offshore Energy Services at Westwood Global Energy Group, will present a comprehensive overview of the liquids supply-demand balance until the end of the decade.

Matthew Tremblay, Vice President, Global Offshore Markets at ABS, will unravel essential insights into safety considerations, guiding the industry through the reactivation and life extension of its fleet.

Ron Neal, President and co-founder of Houston Energy Inc., a privately held independent oil and gas exploration company focused on deepwater energy resources, will delve into the understanding of Houston Energy’s past experiences and future aspirations, prompting an exploration of the route to their desired destination.

Sarah Delille, Vice President of Country Management at Equinor, will delve into the dynamic world of Equinor’s offshore oil and gas exploration and production, showcasing their strategic efforts in the United States and other key global regions, their commitment to reducing carbon emissions, and the contributions to renewable energy projects.

Secure your spot. Be part of the dialogue that drives the future of deepwater exploration. Online registration is open at until March 4th at 12:00 p.m. CT. If you miss to register online, walk ins are very welcome during the event. Registration will resume onsite at 8:30 am.

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