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Day 2: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

 

08.00 -08.30

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08.30-09.30

Offshore in Colombia: A sea of opportunities

  • Presenting Colombia’s new opportunities offshore
  • Charting recent changes to regulations, permits and incentives for offshore free zones
  • What lessons did we learn from Onshore E&P  to avoid similar mistakes offshore?
  • How IOCS are starting to focus new businesses on offshore resources
  • How to help reduce costs and risk for operators

Speakers:

Luis García, Country Manager, Repsol
Alexandra Hernandez, Vicepresident, ACP

09.30-10.00

Colombian Tour of the Learning Arena

Advancements in Localisation, Standardisation and Skills Development

10.00 -11.00

Developing the advanced skills needed for EOR, unconventional and offshore technologies

  • Mapping out the skills requirements for specialised operations and offshore technologies
  • Building the capacity of local universities to train people with the required advanced skills
  • Opportunities for regional collaboration and learning

Speakers:

Cesar Patiño, EOR Technology , Ecopetrol
Nicolas Cavadas, Business Development Manager, Amec Foster Wheeler

11.00-11.45

Networking Coffee in the Learning Arena

11.45-12.45

Workshop session: Practical experiences of successfully working with local communities

  • How to establish successful working relationships between industry and communities: case studies of best practice
  • Understanding the skills requirements for local people to enter the value chain
  • Investing in a combination of local business,  entrepreneurship and technical skills

Speakers:

Martin Johnston, Policy and Project Officer – Energy, Department of International Trade
Mauricio Jaramillo, VP Sustainability and Human Capital, Equion
Sandra Parra, Social and Communities Manager, Canacol Energy

12.45 -14.00

Lunch Break and Extended Networking

14.00-15.00

Knowledge retention and succession planning:  How to prepare for the next generation of oil & gas workers

  • Solutions to retaining knowledge as part of succession planning strategies
  • Role of mentoring for knowledge and skills transfer
  • Optimising learning methods for succession

Speaker:

Patrick Shiele, VP Services, Powell Industries

15.00-15.30

Close of Getenergy Latin America & Caribbean Assembly 2017