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Solving Tomorrow’s Challenges, Today

Opening Plenary Session

  • Welcome and Introduction
    Deirdre Michie, CEO, OGUK
  • HSE’s Strategic Focus Areas
    Martin Temple, Chair, Health and Safety Executive
  • A Senior Leader Perspective
    Ray Riddoch, Managing Director UK and SVP Europe & Africa, CNOOC International
  • Learning from the Aviation Industry
    Gretchen Haskins, CEO, HeliOffshore
  • Panel Session with all opening session speakers

Refreshments Break and Exhibition Visit

Hydrocarbon Release Prevention

  • The HCR Prevention Challenge
    Trevor Stapleton, Health & Safety Manager, OGUK
  • Leadership Matters – Prevention of Major Hydrocarbon Releases
    Ashley Hynds and Matthew Blackburn, Health and Safety Executive
  • Step Change in Safety Focus Areas for 2020 and Beyond
    Steve Rae, Executive Director, Step Change in Safety
  • Asset Integrity – Road Map to Improvement
    Steve Gardyne, VP Repsol Sinopec
  • Resource Requirements in Spill Response
    Andrew Taylor, OPRED
  • Good Practice – Case Studies
    Gordon Rorrison, CNOOC

Lunch and Exhibition Visit

Afternoon Parallel Sessions
Delegates to self-select which conference stream they wish to attend:

  • Health & Safety
  • Environment


Introduced by Trevor Stapleton, Health & Safety Manager, OGUK

  • Introduction to Session and Context Setting
    Hari Vamadevan, UK and West Africa Regional Manager, DNV GL
  • Where Next for Major Accident Hazard Management
    David Piper, Total E&P UK Ltd
  • Human Factors – Current and Future Thinking
    Lamberto Nonno, BHGE and Steve Murphy, TAQA
  • Handling Psychiatric Medical Emergencies Offshore
    Dr Richardson, MCL
  • Addressing the question of Fatigue
    Megan Brown and Neil Smith, Total E&P UK Ltd
  • Session Close
    Trevor Stapleton, Health & Safety Manager, OGUK


Introduced by Louise O’Hara Murray, Environment Manager, OGUK

  • Introduction
    Wendy Kennedy, OPRED
  • Decommissioning Update
    Audrey Banner, OPRED
  • Outputs from the INSITE Science Programme
    Professor John Shepherd
  • EIA Regulation Review
  • One Planet Prosperity
    Janice Milne, SEPA
  • Advancing Low Carbon in the North Sea
    Sam Coupland, BP
  • Session Close
    Louise O’Hara Murray, Environment Manager, OGUK

Refreshments Break and Exhibition Visit

Afternoon Plenary

  • Closing Reflections
    Chris Flint, HSE and Wendy Kennedy, OPRED
  • Facilitated Question and Answer Session
  • OGUK Call to Action
    H&S and E Commitment Plan for 2020 – First steps towards Road Map 2035
    Matt Abraham, HSE Director, OGUK