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Advanced Data Management for Oil & Gas
18-20 August 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

A highly interactive 3 day course for managers and users of petro-technical and geo-intelligence data to learn from industry optimum accepted practices and from field validated experience. Case studies are drawn from disparate disciplines and organizations, and focused on issues that are critical during a downturn in commodity pricing.

The workshop content is aligned with the Professional Petroleum Data Management (PPDM) Data Analyst Competency Profile, and can be used for proof points in the UK Oil & Gas Common Data Access (CDA) Petroleum Data Management Competency Management System. Participants in the course will have the opportunity of registering to sit for the PPDM Certified Petroleum Data Analyst Exam.
For more information please visit: http://www.infocusinternational.com/data


Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)
Johannesburg, South Africa: 24–27 August 2015
Manila, Philippines: 7–10 September 2015
Singapore: 16–19 November 2015

There are many moving pieces affecting the future of electric power development in Emerging Market. Unlike the past Independent Power Project models, which featured standardised take-or-pay contracts – today’s market demands more innovative incentives to ensure better availability, better performance, as well as more attractive and sustainable mixtures of fuel sources.

Economies throughout Asia urgently need to master the key tools, models, and lessons learned for transforming and strengthening today’s electricity sector. These include the latest models in negotiating Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), in designing and managing new competitive power markets, as well as attracting the right mix of renewable energy sources.

This 4-day comprehensive workshop gives you clear explanations of the new models of PPA risk allocation, of designing and managing competitive power markets, attracting private investments in renewable energy, through a series of real case examples of contracts and markets. Case Studies will include real examples from Asia, Europe and North America. Furthermore, cases stimulate independent thinking and discussion among participants.

To register/enquire, please contact:
Reanne Lee
Infocus International Group
Tel: +65 6325 0274
Email: reanne@infocusinternational.com
Web: www.infocusinternational.com/ppa


Managing and Negotiating
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contracts for Energy Industry

7-9 September 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Today, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects are uniquely challenging. Parties currently involved in large complex and fast-track EPC projects frequently suffer financial loss that could have been mitigated by effective contract management. Appropriate practical “know-how” of EPC contracts will improve your ability to take appropriate steps, or to obtain necessary advice, to minimise or manage such risks.

This intensive workshop provides valuable insight into the rapidly evolving world of EPC contracts. It has been designed specifically for the professionals and management of energy industries throughout Asia Pacific and will be of particular interest to those with current or planned projects in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and the CIS.

You will analyse an EPC contract, clause by clause, focusing on your challenges in international and domestic projects. This unique interactive master class discusses the key issues in EPC contracts which are relevant for lenders, sponsors and borrowers in international construction projects and the keys to deliver successful projects.

To register/enquire, please contact:
Reanne Lee
Infocus International Group
Tel: +65 6325 0274 | Email: reanne@infocusinternational.com
Web: http://infocusinternational.com/epcenergy


Third LatAm HR in Latin America
24-25 September 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“3rd LatAm HR In Energy Summit” will see HR Professionals from oil & Gas, Mining, Power & Utilities sector across Latin America congregate over 2 days to discuss HR issues in the sector and the possible solutions to address the concerns. From best Practices to effective strategies, case Studies to breakout sessions.

The 2 days Summit is going to be held on 23- 24 September, 2015 in Rio at Brazil which will also highlights the evolution of HR as a strategic business partner that aids the organization reach its corporate goals. Topic of Discussions in 2 Days Summit will be “HR Innovation during an economic crisis”, “Steps towards a sustainable future” and “HR Strategies to foster the future of the organization” along with Panel Discussions & breakout sessions from high caliber speakers on both the days.

http://hr.fleminggulf.com/Latam-HR-Energy


6th Annual Indonesia Power & Electricity
29 September – 1 October, 2015
Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia’s Leading Power & Electricity Conference – Where Key Stakeholders Meet
The 6th Power & Electricity Conference is a global gathering of power and electricity producers and suppliers who are being impacted by new regulations, developments and large opportunities to want to meet the power demand in Indonesia. 2015, over 100 stakeholders will make the trip from all corners of the globe to discover opportunities to secure and deliver power projects in the Indonesia, identify new plans and initiatives by the government to accelerate growth and electricity capacity – all at Indonesia’s leading power & energy conference.
For more information or register, visit: http://www.indonesiapowerconference.com
Exclusive offer: Enjoy 15% off when you book your ticket – simply quote VIP code IEW15-NRG in your booking


18th annual Gas to Liquids
12–13 October 2015
London, United Kingdom

18th annual Gas to Liquids is sure to be one of the highlights of the industry calendar providing delegates with insightful presentations and case studies on the latest developments within the GTL industry, the logistical, financial, technological and economic challenges associated with projects, and discussions on the impact of the lower oil price on the current state of the GTL market.

Speaker panel 2015 includes leading experts from Velocys, Narkangan GTL Company, NiQuan Energy, ExxonMobil & Engineering, Primus Green Energy, Oberon Fuels, Siluria Technologies, E-MetaVenture, Malwell Corporate Projects Ltd, SMBC Europe Division, CEG Europe, Renaissance Heavy Industries, ABB Group, Forbes Communications, SPTEC Advisory, Gaffney, Cline & Associates…

For more information please visit: www.gas-to-liquids.co.uk/ or e-mail: jrotar@smi-online.co.uk


Wind Power North Africa Conference
18-21 October 2015
Cairo, Egypt

North Africa boasts exceptional wind energy conditions – Egypt aims to generate 7.2GW of wind energy by 2020 and Morocco has plans to develop 2GW of wind capacity by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030. Tunisia is also planning to double its installed wind capacity with a target of 505MW by 2016 and 2.7GW by 2030. To help achieve these objectives, the Wind Power North Africa Conference will take place from 18 – 21 October 2015 in Cairo, Egypt, and will enable you to network with key project stakeholders from regional governments, international developers, investors and the world’s leading wind power companies to identify opportunities for your business in this market.
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Shale Gas Environmental Summit
26-27 October 2015
London, United Kingdom

SMi is thrilled to announce that registration is now live to attend the 6th Annual Shale Gas Environmental Summit taking place on 26-27 October in London, UK.

The shale gas industry is an expanding field and could be a major industry providing thousands of jobs and growth for Britain and countries across Europe. Industry leaders and the government are all keen for this industry to begin in Britain – with oil and gas companies currently in application processes. However this industry is also highly controversial due to environmental and health concerns.

This conference will provide a balanced view of all sides of the debate surrounding the highly topical issue of shale gas. Speakers will range from the political and regulatory to land owners and NGOs and campaigners. This unique conference will also discuss the fledgling industry in Europe and will take a look at current EU regulations on shale gas.

To view the full programme or to download a brochure visit www.shalegassummit.co.uk/


2nd annual Project Financing in Oil and Gas
23–24 November 2015
London, United Kingdom

SMi’s Project Financing in Oil and Gas Conference is aimed to give a detailed update on the Project Financing Markets. Crucially, different scenarios regarding the oil and gas commodity prices and the resulting effect on Project Financing will be discussed, as well as understanding the complexities around financing your own oil or gas project.

Event attendees 2015 will hear from experts on how project financing can be used in a variety of scenarios, including joint ventures. Other structured financing techniques will be discussed, allowing the audience to understand when Project Financing really is the best option. The risks and how to mitigate them will be discussed in regard to up, mid and down stream as well as considering the difficulties that political instability creates.

Event speakers include leading project finance experts from Credit Agricole, Niger Omega Grup, UK Export Credit Agency, Société Générale, Scotiabank, Deutsche Bank, Banca Imi S.p.A, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe, Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Standard Chartered Bank, Rand Merchant Bank and many more.
Download the Brochure for this event, Contact the Organizers, or Visit the Website.


5th Annual Plant Shutdown & Turnaround Forum
24-26 November 2015
Doha, Qatar

The 5th edition of Plant Shutdown and Turnaround Forum happening in Doha, Qatar on 24 – 26 November 2015 will focus not only on the latest technologies but also on scheduling and planning to execute safe and cost efficient shutdowns and turnarounds. The event last year was Held under the Patronage of H.E Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum and was officially supported by Qatar Petroleum.

Highlights this year include
Two dedicated days of plenary sessions on achieving turnaround and maintenance excellence, improving the planning and scheduling process, planning the smart shutdown, fostering contractor relationship, preventing turnaround failures.
Interactive workshop day on smart shutdowns and turnaround management to shutdown quality evaluation
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Oil and Gas Cyber Security
30 November – 1 December 2015
London, UK

SMi’s 5th annual Oil & Gas Cyber Security conference will address the most pressing cyber security issues facing the oil and gas sector with key presentations and case studies delivered by senior industry decision makers from an array of global oil and gas companies. The two-day programme will discuss recent efforts to bolster protection of highly valuable intellectual property and commercially sensitive information on production, exploration plans and assets through project updates, case studies, live demonstrations, technology sessions, panel debates and networking opportunities.
http://www.oilandgas-cybersecurity.co.uk/


4th Annual Plant Reliability and Major Maintenance Summit
2–3 December, 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Growing manufacturing set-ups in the oil & gas, utilities, auto mobiles, mining, & petrochemicals sector have lead to the need for investments in right and innovative maintenance techniques that would reduce downtimes and increase productivity. The 4th Annual Plant Reliability and Major Maintenance Summit will provide a platform for industry professionals, experts & leaders from the entire Latin American region to address the never ending need for a top of the line reliability & maintenance program.

Contact Details:
Madhura Gaikwad
T: +971 46091570
E: madhura.gaikwad@fleminggulf.com
W: http://energy.fleminggulf.com/plant-reliability-and-major-maintenance-summit


4th Annual LatAm HSSE in Energy
2-3 December 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Themed as ‘HSSE & Sustainability Strategies in midst of price pressures’ and Supported by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels (ANP),4th Annual LatAm HSSE in Energy scheduled to take place on 2 – 3 December 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will see industry experts and government officials recognizing and discussing smart HSSE & Sustainability strategies under price pressures for higher productivity and sustained growth for the Latin American Energy market.

What’s new this year?
• Health & Safety in the Energy Sector
• Review on HSSE performance
• Environmental Licensing in Energy Sector
• Standardisation of international and Brazilian HSE regulations, difficulties and solution strategies
• Case Studies from Petrobras, AES Eletropaulo,LatAm Power
Key Attractions
Master Class I – Risk Evaluation & Risk Based Decision
Master Class II – Motivational Leadership
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E&P Information and Data Management
3-4 February 2016
London, United Kingdom

In recent years we have observed the increased digitalisation of upstream activities with the convergence of information and operational technology increasingly prevalent. The sheer volume and access of data is forcing the oil & gas industry to utilize this information to inform strategies and decision making to optimize business performance. Technology is allowing for real time data visualization and cloud data storage have added entirely new dimensions to this field. This has resulted in a slew of new questions. Against this backdrop, SMi’s 18th annual E&P Information and Data Management conference will bring together the most senior professionals in this area to discuss the latest challenges and developments in data management for upstream processes.
http://www.epinfodata.com/


Floating LNG
17-18 February 2016
London, United Kingdom

SMi’s 5th annual Oil & Gas Cyber Security conference will address the most pressing cyber security issues facing the oil and gas sector with key presentations and case studies delivered by senior industry decision makers from an array of global oil and gas companies. The two-day programme will discuss recent efforts to bolster protection of highly valuable intellectual property and commercially sensitive information on production, exploration plans and assets through project updates, case studies, live demonstrations, technology sessions, panel debates and networking opportunities.
http://www.floating-lng.co.uk/

Conference Materials

17th World Chlor Alkali Conference; Singapore: Briefing | Presentation
9th Annual Oil and Gas Congress; Anchorage, Alaska Presentation
3rd Annual Effective Plant Shutdowns & Turnarounds Forum: Briefing