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7:00am Pre-Event Refreshment
Sponsor: Repsol
  Opening Ceremony
Sponsor: BPTT
8:45am – 9:00am Welcoming Remarks:
Eugene Tiah, Chairman of the Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago
9:00am – 9:10am Sponsor’s Remarks:
Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President, BPTT
9:10am – 9:55am Platinum Sponsors Panel Discussion

  • Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President, BPTT
  • Derek Hudson, Vice President and Country Chair, Shell Trinidad and Tobago
  • Mark Loquan, President, National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Karen Darbasie, Group CEO, First Citizens
  • Vincent Pereira, President, BHP
  • Darryl White, CEO, RBC Financial (Caribbean)

Facilitator: Prof. Avinash Persaud

9:55am -10:20am Feature Address
Hon. Dr Keith Rowley, Prime Minister, Trinidad and Tobago
10:20am – 10:30am Vote of Thanks
Dr Thackwray Driver, President and CEO, Energy Chamber
10:30am – 11:15am Opening of Trade Show:
Ribbon Cutting
Tour of Trade Show Floor

Coffee break
Sponsor: BPTT

11:15am – 11:20am Award 1- Best Social Investment Project (Large)
  Technology shaping the global energy industry
11:20am – 11:50am Michael Stoppard, Vice president and Chief Strategist for Global Gas, IHS Markit
11:50am – 12:10pm Ahmed Hashmi, Chief Digital and Technology Officer Upstream, BP
12:10pm – 12:30pm Dr. Niall McCormack, Vice President, Exploration and Appraisal, BHP
12:30pm – 12:50pm Jane Kearns , Senior Advisor, MaRS Cleantech presented by RBC Royal Bank)
12:50pm – 1:55pm Lunch
Sponsor: Shell Trinidad and Tobago
1:55pm – 2:00pm Award 2 – Best Social Investment Project (SME)
  Revolutionizing education and skills development to secure the future of the energy industry
2:00pm – 2:20pm Prof. Rose Luckin, Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab, University of London
2:20pm – 2:40pm David Cassidy, Group Chief Executive Officer, Proman
2:40pm – 3:00pm Derek Hudson, Vice President and Country Chair, Shell Trinidad and Tobago Limited
3:00pm – 3:20pm Darren Martin, Chief Technology Officer, Wood
3:20pm – 3:55pm Afternoon Break
Sponsor: Baker Hughes
3:55pm – 4:00pm Award 3 – NGO Award for Good Governance
4:00pm – 5:20pm Panel discussion: Technology transfer, the supply chain and local content

  • Crispin Chatar, Drilling Subject Matter Expert, Schlumberger Software Technology Innovation Center
  • Malcom Wells, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, NiQuan Energy
  • Jim Britton, CEO Deepwater Corrosion Services
  • Roger Packer, Tucker Energy Services (TBC)
  • Gregg Walden, North American Quality Manager, Product Integrity, Wolseley

Dr Graham King
, Lecturer, University of the West Indies

5:20pm – 5:30pm Award 4 -Excellence in STOW
Award 5 – Exporter of the Year Award
6:00pm – 8:30pm Cocktail Reception
Sponsor: National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago

NB: The Tradeshow will be open from 10 am.

7:00am – 8:45am Pre-Event Refreshment
Sponsor: NiQuan
9:00am – 9:10am Opening Remarks
Dr Thackwray Driver, President and CEO, Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago
9:10am – 9:30am Sen. Hon. Franklin Khan, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries
9:30am – 10:30am Panel Discussion: Leading the transformation

  • Claire Fitzpatrick, Regional President, BPTT
  • Pria Narinesingh, Country Managing Partner, EY
  • Penelope Bradshaw-Niles, Permanent Secretary (Acting), Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Siana Teelucksingh, Renewable Energy Consultant
  • Kristen Ray, VP Technology. BHP (Petroleum)

Facilitator: Dr. Carla Noel-Mendez, Corporate Affairs Manager, BHP

10:30am – 11:00am Break
Sponsor: EOG Resources
  Caribbean Energy Update
11:00am – 11:45pm Facilitator: Dr Devon Gardner, Programme Manager Energy, CARICOM Secretariat

Tom Ketele, Nearshore Drilling Project Manager, Staatsolie
Rod Henson, Country Manager, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana

  Downstream Energy Outlook
11:45pm – 12:30pm NGC Group Update

Dr. Vernon Paltoo, President, National Energy
Dominic Rampersad, President, Phoenix Park Gas Processors
Mark Loquan, President, National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago

12:30pm – 12:45pm Dennis Patrick, CEO, MHTL
12:45pm – 1:00 pm Richard de la Bastide, President, Yara Trinidad
1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch
Sponsor: RBC
  Downstream Energy Outlook – continued
2:00pm – 2:15pm Peter Ostenfeld-Rosenthal, Chief Operating Officer, Atlantic
  Upstream Energy Outlook
2:15pm – 2:30pm Paul Baay, President and CEO, Touchstone Exploration
2:30pm – 2:45pm Joel Pemberton, CEO, DeNovo Energy
2:45pm – 3:00pm Jenna Joseph, General Manager – Non-Operated Venture – Atlantic, Shell Trinidad and Tobago
3:00pm – 3:15pm Keith Bally, Vice President, Reservoir Development, BPTT
3:15pm – 3:45pm Break
  New Fuel Technology
3:45pm – 4:00pm Malcom Wells, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, NiQuan Energy
  Closing Panel: Technology for a low carbon future
4:00pm – 4:20pm Dr. Ronald Walcott, CEO, TSTT
4:20pm – 4:40pm John Wilkins, Global Engagement Manager for Rockwell Automation Oil & Gas Solutions
4:40pm – 5:00pm Christopher Narine-Thomas, Chairman, Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy, Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago.
5:00pm – 5:20pm Sen. Hon. Robert Le Hunte, Minister of Public Utilities
5:20pm – 5:25pm Award 6- Best Green House Gas Reduction Project
6:00pm – 8:30pm Closing Dinner
Sponsors: First Citizens & BHP

NB: The Tradeshow will be open from 9 am.

9:00am – 9:10am Tradeshow (open to the public)
9:00am – 12:00 noon Workshop 1: Best Practices in Energy Efficiency and Electricity Demand Side Management – The Nova Scotia Experience and its relevance to Trinidad and Tobago.
Presenters: Chuck Faulkner, General Manager, Efficiency One Services
Daniel Roscoe, Managing Director, Roswall
1pm – 4pm Workshp 2: Developing a Deepwater Sector in T&T
Presenters: Brian McShane, Senior Vice President, INTECSEA
Steve Shakespeare, Project Solutions Director, Subsea 7.
9:00am – 12:00 noon Workshop 3: Beneficial Ownership Disclosure – this will be hosted and facilitated by the Trinidad and Tobago Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (TTEITI).

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