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September 2021

Europe's leading offshore pipeline technology conference

200+ offshore pipeline professionals | 30+ acknowledged speakers | 30 % E&P companies in attendance

Explore innovation. Drive efficiencies. Reduce costs. Improve operations.


Meet and network with 200+ offshore pipeline professionals
E&P companies make up more than 30% of the conference audience
Expert speakers. Hear and learn from the sector's leading technical authorities

European meeting place for the offshore pipeline community

OPT 2020 included:

Europe's Leading Offshore Pipeline Technology Event
Europe's Leading Offshore Pipeline Technology Event

200+ key offshore pipeline professionals exchanged ideas, innovation and technology development to help reduce costs, improve efficiency and safety.

Here from John Evans CEO of Subsea 7 and Andy Studman, Pipeline Technical Authority & Subsea Teal Lead with Shell UK discuss the future for pipeline and subsea operations 

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NEW for 2020: Young Engineers Scheme
NEW for 2020: Young Engineers Scheme

OPT is delighted to launch the Young Engineer Scheme for 2020 – this programme has been developed to provide young engineers with the opportunity to showcase their research, ideas and projects to their peers and contemporaries. 

We are delighted to announce the selected paper is on Cloud-based Digital Twin for Enhanced Subsea Design which will be presented by Ta-Ju Sun, McDermott International in Houston.

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Technical Sessions
Technical Sessions

In keeping with previous programmes, the 2020 event will feature the sectors leading technical experts who will share the latest advances in design concepts, enabling technologies and cost reduction strategies.  Just some of the expert authors you will hear from:

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway - Subsea 7 - Saipem Spa - McDermott Asia Pacific - Memorial University of Newfoundland - Butting - TechnipFMC

Annual OPT Dinner
Annual OPT Dinner

Enjoy excellent wine, a three-course meal and after-conference-hours  networking in an intimate atmosphere with fellow pipeline industry professionals on the evening of 26 February 2020. 

This year, you can also bring your significant other – see registration page for details.

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Seminar A: Digitalisation
Seminar A: Digitalisation

Digitalisation: A new era for the offshore pipeline industry provides a platform for delegates to discuss how digitalisation is transforming the offshore pipeline industry, with key presentations from:

Janne Oddaker, Director Digital - Subsea Services, TechnipFMC

Rob Kennedy, Digital Programme Manager - Specialist Engineering & Consulting, Wood

Dr Subrata Bhowmik, Senior Engineer/Data Scientist for Subsea Digitalisation, McDermott International

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Seminar B: Integrity Management
Seminar B: Integrity Management

This seminar will review innovative technologies and approaches to life extension of offshore pipeline and riser systems. Expert speakers will review the latest in monitoring, inspection, repair and maintenance strategies to ensure the safe and economic extension of offshore pipelines.  

Gilles Gardner, Global Asset Integrity Technical Advisor, i-Tech 7

Sean Tucker, Senior Pipeline Engineer & Deputy Head of Pigging, Jee

Stewart Duthie, Manager - Subsea Technology, Flexlife

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OPT 2020 Technical Advisory Committee

Meet leading industry experts who helped us in the development of our technical programme for the 43rd annual OPT.

CPD Points

Offshore Pipeline Technology is a CPD certified event. Attendees will gain 24 CPD points from attending the conference and one of the workshops. 

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