» 9: 45 – 11: 15 a.m. SESSION 1 // HALL A
Chair: Murray Burns, Consultant
Co-Chairs: Eric Wensel, Director Development Studies; Wood
Matt Sellers, VP Process Facilities; Kiewit Offshore Service
Stampede – a View from 30,000 ft
Stephen Whitaker, Project Director; Hess Corporation
The Stampede project has been on-going for over 10 years at Hess. This presentation will give
an overview of the project and some of the factors that have made it a success to-date.
Stephen Whitaker is Project Director, Offshore - Stampede Deepwater Development for Hess Corporation,
a role he has held since 2013. He took on the director role in January 2013 and coached Stampede through
sanction and toward frst oil. Whitaker previously was responsible for developing Hess’ subsea assets in
the Gulf of Mexico and West Africa and in expanding the role of the Subsea Development Group to Hess
assets globally. He has 38 years of industry experience, and prior to joining Hess worked in technical and
managerial roles for J.P. Kenny, culminating in his position as CEO of J.P. Kenny in Houston in 1998.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Juniper EPIC Project
Ramanathan Ramaswamy, Project Director; TechnipFMC
This presentation will cover the development and execution of the Juniper EPIC Project.
Ramanathan Ramaswamy Director Projects, TechnipFMC Ram has more than twenty fve years of technical and
management experience in the offshore oil and gas industry . He has a rich and diverse experience executing multiple
Subsea and SURF projects in West Africa, North Sea and North America, performing mooring and FPSO projects
in Southern ocean in South Africa, building platform projects in Asia etc. His key focus areas are safety, quality,
schedule, manpower and budget management. His experience includes managing large EPIC deepwater and shallow
water projects and bringing in business for the organization.
» 11: 15 a.m. – 12: 45 p.m. LUNCH – Exhibit Hall