WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST – Exhibit Hall Foyer
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION – Hall A
Welcome & Introduction
David Paganie, Conference Director, Penn Well
David Paganie is Chief Editor of Offshore magazine and Conferences Director of Penn Well’s Offshore Group. Paganie oversees
the Offshore portfolio of print and digital editorial content and global oil and gas conferences. He has spoken at conferences
addressing the offshore industry from China, Southeast Asia, West Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. Prior to joining
Penn Well in 2005, Paganie served as Editor of Offshore Field Development International at ODS-Petrodata; and as an Analyst at
Baker Energy. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a specialty in fnance from Ohio University.
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Jeremy Burford, Surface Engineering Manager; BHP Billiton
Jeremy Burford is a Surface Engineering Manager of the Gulf of Mexico Production Unit for BHP Billiton, a leading global resource
company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas, iron ore, coal and copper.
In this role, Burford has accountability for risk management, operations support and facility modifcation of the Gulf of Mexico
assets, consisting of two tension leg platforms.
Burford joined BHP Billiton in 2007 as a Control System Engineer working on the construction and commissioning of the Gulf of
Mexico assets, helping BHP Billiton transition to operatorship of deep water facilities.
Burford began his career designing, building and commissioning various types of facilities with Brown and Root. He then joined ConocoPhillips in which
he held various project and operations support roles in both the upstream and downstream industries.
Burford holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He currently serves as Advisory Board Chairman for the 2016
Deepwater Operations Conference.
Andrew Meyers, Associate Director (Houston); Douglas-Westwood
Andrew will review the current macro situation and present the Douglas-Westwood deepwater outlook for
2016-2020. The outlook analyzes how prolonged low oil price has impacted the deepwater market, with
operators considering alternative development options and delaying the sanctioning of new projects, whilst
trying to protect returns on their existing investments in the sector.
Andrew joined Douglas-Westwood’s Houston offce in 2014 with over ten years’ experience in the energy sector. Previously at
Decision Strategies, Andrew was a Project Lead in the Market Intelligence practice where he focused on oilfeld market research and due diligence.
He has assisted energy & oilfeld-related clients in market analysis, decision analysis, M&A due diligence, commercial analysis, strategy development,
market forecasting, technology strategic marketing and benchmarking for the upstream, midstream and oilfeld service sectors. Prior to joining
Decision Strategies, Andrew was an analyst for Anadarko Petroleum. He holds a BBA in Finance from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business
Administration from Duke University.
KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION ALL ATTENDEES ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND!