» 3:00 - 4: 30 p.m. SESSION 3 // HALL A
Chair: James Deaver, Engineering Advisor; Oil Field Development Engineering, LLC
Co-Chairs: Boyd Howell, General Manager, Sales & Marketing; MODEC
Peter Lovie, Senior Advisor – Floating Systems; Peter M Lovie PE, LLC
Floating Production: Industry Outlook
David Boggs, Managing Director; Energy Maritime Associates
This presentation will cover the current status and forecast for the foating production market including FPSOs,
FSRUs, FLNGs, TLPs, Semis, and Spars. Recent industry trends and outlook by region, asset type, contracting
strategy, and capex will be covered.
David Boggs is the Managing Director of Energy Maritime Associates, which publishes market leading reports on the
foating production industry and advisory services for developments requiring FPSOs, FLNGs, FSRUs, Semis, Spars,
TLPs, MOPUs, and FSOs. David has over 15 years’ experience in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry and was previously
General Manager – Commercial at Tanker Pacifc Offshore Terminals in Singapore, responsible for all business
development and commercial activities for a feet of leased FSO and FPSO units. Mr. Boggs has a BA cum laude from
Harvard University and an MBA with honors from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was President of the
Energy Finance Group.
Paul Versowsky, Chief, Offce of Structural and Technical Support; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement,
Department of the Interior
Paul E. Versowsky holds the position of Chief, Offce of Structural and Technical Support (OS TS) for the Bureau of
Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Department of the Interior. OS TS is responsible for the permitting of offshore
platforms through the Platform Approval Process and Platform Verifcation Process for fxed and foating offshore
structures. Prior to joining BSEE, he held the position of Senior Facilities Engineering Advisor for Chevron Corp.,
Gulf of Mexico Exploration and Production Business Unit. Versowsky was responsible for the design, fabrication,
and installation of Chevron’s offshore Gulf of Mexico fxed facilities and coastal infrastructure. His team also had
responsibility for the underwater inspection, maintenance, assessment, and repair of Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico feet
of platforms. Versowsky has served as a member of American Petroleum Institute (API) Subcommittee 2 on Offshore
Structures. He served as chairman of Subcommittee 2, and in 2006-08, served as Work Group Leader of the API
Hurricane Evaluation and Assessment Team (HEAT). Under Versowsky’s leadership, the HEAT work group compared
API design and assessment standards against the performance of existing structures subject to the major impact of
Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, and Rita.
» 4: 30 – 5: 30 pm Networking Reception – Exhibit Hall
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