The conference focused on digitalization, modularization, contractor, operational optimization, the latest floating production project updates in Brazil, South China Sea and Southeast Asia, offshore financing and leasing topics. For the offshore market, it is clear that the darkest days have passed. After experiencing severe spending cuts and layoffs, the workload in all areas has rebounded: Throughout the offshore sector, it is clear that the darkest days have passed. After severe cutbacks and layoffs, workloads are picking up in all areas:
Drilling: In Wood Mackenzie’s annual oil and gas exploration survey, 38% planned to drillmore wells this year vs 10% that expected to decrease their well count from 2018.
Subsea: Offshore development activity plans continue to strengthen, with subsea tree awards reaching their highest level since 2013– Schlumberger CEO
EPC: Keppel shipyard will hire 1,800 full‐time staff this year in order to “handle the anticipated increase in workload from new projects.”
Heavy speech lineup
The conference brought together 32 key industry speakers to discuss new trends and new opportunities in the global FPSO & FLNG & FSRU floating projects. new challenge. There are also three exciting roundtable discussions.
Exhibition key data
The conference lasted for 2 days, attracting oil companies from different countries and regions around the world, FPSO contractors, EPC, shipyards, equipment manufacturers, financing parties and many other exhibitors. During the exhibition, an industry precision technical exchange meeting was held to accurately purchase and dock. The referrals of the participating guests were introduced, and the industry's accurate upstream guests broke through 300 people! The on-site media supported more than 30 companies and conducted in-depth interviews with decision makers of each exhibitor!
Exhibitors are full of harvest
During the conference, the organizing committee visited the exhibitors and collected feedback from exhibitors! Many exhibitors agreed that the quality of this exhibition has been greatly improved, the site is full of income, expanding industry contacts, establishing new contacts, gaining new customers, deepening friendship with old partners, and increasing the number of intentional cooperation customers. Many guests went to the booths for face-to-face communication. Some potential customers successfully entered the list of suppliers of upstream enterprises through this exhibition, and they are very satisfied with this meeting!
The well-known sponsors and upstream representative companies of this conference haveCNOOC，Shell，COSCO，TOTAL，ANP，Shapoorji，Hoegh LNG，IHS，EMA，BW Offshore，SBM Offshore，COOEC，MTC Group，Bumi Amada，BOMESC，IHS Markit，Solar Turbines，Hexagon PPM，Hyundai Heavy Industries，GTT，Shaihai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding，Boustead Heavy Industries，SDARI，Caprock，Hempel，MARIC，Boskalis
Finally, FFA2020 will be more global and pay more attention to the bidding of global floating production projects. We will meet again in Shanghai next year! In addition, the Asian Ocean Wind Energy Conference (OWA2019) held in Shanghai on November 14-15 is looking forward to your participation!
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