(EnergyAsia, July 17, Thursday) — The ‘FPSO Summit 2008’ will be held at the Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa in Singapore from September 16 to 17.

Delegates will be able to assess the latest designs of floating vessels and evaluate the generic or specific design for the FPSO based on operating conditions and commerciality of fields.

They will learn about the infrastructural and human elements of FPSO building, and overcoming technical interface challenges during critical phases like commissioning, installation and offloading.

Topics addressed include the impact of regulatory changes in the Gulf of Mexico, current projects in Asia Pacific, implications of moving LNG business offshore, design of FPSO to minimise tanker deflections, technology, people and processes for enhanced project integration and communications using wireless technology.

Speakers at the event include Martin Hruska, (ABS Pacific), Tom Arne Kristiansen (Bergsen Worldwide Offshore), Sateesh Dev (MODEC) and Hassan Basma (BUMI ARMADA).

The event will feature two technical masterclasses.

The first, ‘Building the roadmap to extend FPSO lifecycles’, will be conducted by John Mastrocinque from  Australian FPSO Management  while the second, ‘Understanding the A-Zs of your deepwater mooring and riser systems’, will be conducted by Cedric Morandini from AMOG Consulting.

 ‘FPSO Summit 2008’ is organised by Strategic Business Networks Pte Ltd. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.