(EnergyAsia, August 5, Tuesday) — ‘Trends in the Offshore Drilling Rig Market’ will be held in London, UK from September 23 to 24.

The event will review the current state of the market, future predictions, financing options and commercial opportunities. It will also focus on the next generation drilling rigs, their capabilities and potential applications.

Speakers will discuss the outlook for offshore drilling, the impact of rising costs across the supply chain, rig owners’ perspectives, the deepwater markets in west Africa and south Atlantic, constraints and risks in rig construction, the importance of dry transportation, financing opportunities and challenges, the role of private equity financing in the drilling rig market,  technical risks, the future of deepwater drilling rigs,  advances in technology and dynamic positioning for drill ships, the latest generation of semi-submersible, challenges for Arctic drillships and long term charters.

Speakers at the event include Ian Burdis (AGR Well Management), Inge Oliversen (Keppel Norway), Cato Hellstenius (Ocean HeavyLift), Steve Meheen (Frontier Drilling USA Inc), Jay Cotaya (Exmar Offshore), James McCallum (Senergy Ltd), Michael Boysen Nielsen (Maersk Contractors), Rob Willings (Lime Rock Partners) and Sjur Agdestein (DVB Bank AG).

‘Trends in the Offshore Drilling Rig Market’ is organised by IBC Global Conferences. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.