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“Drilling Technology to Address Future Energy Demand and Environmental Challenges” is the theme of the 2008 IADC/SPE Drilling Technology Conference, kicking off on Monday, 25 August, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. The conference runs through Wednesday, 27 August.

Bagus SurdaryantoNoted conference chairman Bagus Sudaryanto, vice president, PT PERTAMINA EP Region Jaway, “To address this theme, the programme committee has assembled a diverse and well-rounded programme to ensure a quality conference highlighting key technologies, and for finding, accessing and completing the reservoir. A keynote session featuring an impressive list of industry leaders will provide a variety of perspectives on the conference theme.”

2008 IADC/SPE Asia Pacific Drilling Technology Conference kicks off Monday

 

The event will be opened the morning of 25 August with remarks from key industry thinkers:

Purnomo Yusgiantoro•    Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources-Indonesia, who will officiate the opening session;

 

 

 

 

Bagus Surdaryanto•    Bagus Sudaryanto, Conference chairman;

 

 

 

 

Fauzi Imron•    Fauzi Imron, SPE director, Southern Asia Pacific Region;

 

 

 

•    Ken Fischer, IADC vice president-Middle East & Asia;

Monday morning will also feature a keynote session, with senior executives from across the region:

R. Priyono•    R Priyono, chairman, BPMIGAS;

 

 

 

Zuhair Al-Hussain•    Zuhair Al-Hussain, executive director, drilling and workover, Saudi Aramco; Mr. Al-Hussain, past member of the IADC Executive Committee, will speak on “The Role of Drilling Technology in Meeting Global Energy Demand”;

 

 

•    Hertiono Kartowisastro, president director, Apexindo Pratama Duta Tbk;
•    Tor Fjaeran, president director, StatoilHydro Indonesia. Mr Fjaeran will address “Challenges in Obtaining a Drilling Rig for Ultra Deep Waters and Implementing Best Practices and Technologies”;

The conference also includes two topical luncheons, on Monday and on Tuesday. Featured speakers are:

•    Monday, 25 August: Peter Gaffney, Gaffney, Cline & Associates;
•    Tuesday, 26 August: Karen Agustiawan, corporate senior vice president upstream, PT PERTAMINA (Persero);

The programme committee comprises:

Bagus Sudaryanto
PT. PERTAMINA EP Region Jawa
Conference Chairman

Bernt Aadnoy
U. of Stavanger

Fahad Al-Bani
Saudi Aramco

Khamis Mohammed Al Saadi
Petroleum Development Oman

Amran Anwar
JOB Amerada Hess

C Sylvester Anyanti
Shell E&P Asia Pacific

Sinang Bulawan
BPMIGAS

Aris Buntoro
U. of Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta

David A. Castillo
GeoMechanics Intl., Inc.

Greg Conran
Drilling & Measurements Schlumberger

Kaustubh Dighe
Transocean Indonesia

R. Harry Eddyarso
PT. Bormindo Nusantara

Ken Fischer
IADC

Agus Gunawan
Elnusa Drilling Services

Kelly Hollister
ReedHycalog

Michael Jellison
Grant Prideco

Mark Rivenbark
Enventure Global Technology

Bob MacChesney
Transocean

Edson Yoshihito Nakagawa
CSIRO Petroleum

Binh Nguyen
BP

See Hong Ong
Baker Hughes/Baker Atlas

Mehmet M. Oskay
Kuwait Gulf Oil Co.

Marianne Høie Østebø
StatoilHydro

Guillaume Plessis
Grant Prideco

Maha Prani
JOB Pertamina-PetroChina East Java

Peter Preining
OMV

Bambang Purwohadi
Indonesian Oil & Gas Drilling Contractors Assn.

Wengui Qin
China Natl. Petroleum Corp.

Thad Scott
Weatherford Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Rahimi Bin Ab Wahab
Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd.

Didi Yulistian
EMP Kangean

Rolv Rommetveit
SINTEF Petroleum Research

Faried Rudiono
Mobil Cepu Ltd

Alfi Rusin
PT. PERTAMINA EP

 

 

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