Upcoming China Offshore Oil & Gas summit-exhibition a key industry event

The 8th China Offshore Oil & Gas Summit and Exhibition 2018 (COS 2018) is scheduled to take place on October 30-31 at Beijing’s Crowne Plaza Wangfujing Hotel, organizers have announced.

Latest policies, projects, investment opportunities, innovative technologies and equipment in the field of offshore oil and gas E&P industry will be discussed during the event’s two-day agenda.

More than 30 established industry figures will deliver speeches, over 300 high-level representatives from China and abroad are expected to attend, while more than 20 sponsors and exhibitors will also be involved.

Essential for industry professionals, the summit and exhibition promises to bring together energy regulators, international oil companies, national oil companies, oilfield service companies, leading technology and equipment providers.

The event will track the progress of China’s large-scale offshore oil and gas projects, while participants will have the opportunity to communicate and network with China’s national oil companies, international oil companies, oilfield service companies, EPC companies, drilling contractors, investors, as well as technology and equipment providers.

The event’s organizers have announced an extensive list of summit speakers: Xiaohong Zhoum President, Engineering Research & Design Dept, CNOOC Research Institute; David Sheng, Deputy GM of Technical Center, CNOOC Energy Technology & Services; Lijun Mi, Vice President & Chief Geologist, CNOOC China Limited Shenzhen Branch; Xushen Li, Deputy General Manager, CNOOC Ltd-Zhanjiang; Ming Zhu, Director, CNOOC Nanhai East Petroleum Bureau Institute; Ahmad Hery Sultoni, Area Manager, Deepwater Operations Gendalo and Gehem, Chevron; Andy Brown, Upstream Director, Shell; Edmund Adrian, Head of Deepwater Projects, Shell; Neil Duffin, President, ExxonMobil Production Company (EMPC); Aly Hakam, Area Manager, Chevron; Datuk Mohd Anuar Taib, Executive Vice President & CEO, Upstream, PETRONAS; Adif Zulkifli, Senior Vice President, Development & Production, Upstream Business PETRONAS; Shashi Shanker, Chairman and Managing Director, ONGC; Zhiyong Zhao, Vice President, Asia, Hess Corporation; Khaled Al Mogharbel, President, Eastern Hemisphere, Schlumberger; Roland Ratcliff, Deepwater and International Account Manager, Schlumberger; Sudhir Pai, Managing Director, Sclumberger Robotics Services; Guillaume Chaussade, China General Manager, SBM Offshore; Eric Luo, Chief Design Engineer of R & D Center, COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry; Gurin Hanspal, Managing Director, EPCi Consultants; Rod Macdonald, Senior Vice President, South East & East Asia,Wood; Arnold Volkenborn, Managing Director, APAC Lead for Accenture Strategy Energy, Accenture; Erik Simonsen, Consulting Associate Director-Upstream Energy, IHS Markit; and Scott Darling, Executive Director, Head of Regional Oil & Gas Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan.