SINGAPORE, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Returning to occupy an impressive 36,000 square metres of exhibition space at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands from 2 to 5 December, OSEA is currently priming itself to play host to more than 1,600 exhibitors and 28,000 trade attendees from 45 countries/regions.
OSEA2014: Open sea for networking opportunities
Since its inception in 1976, OSEA has built a sturdy reputation as a networking arena of choice in Asia, providing participants with a multitude of engagements, from serious discussions to relaxed gatherings across four vivacious show days. In addition, they also get to preview a wide showcase of new and improved back-end and field products and technologies, and gain access to interactive conference sessions that bring further opportunities for interaction and knowledge exchange with industry experts and peers on latest trends, challenges and opportunities surrounding the oil and gas landscape in Asia and beyond.
Steadfast growth in international participation
With about four months to its opening day, OSEA2014 has already witnessed a 20 percent growth in the participation of international exhibitors compared to its previous edition in 2012 and the event continues to expand its exhibition space to cater to industry’s demands.
16 international group pavilions will be present, including three new groups from Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
Regular stalwarts such as the Association of Dutch Oil and Gas Suppliers (IRO), Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI), China Petroleum Technology and Development Corporation (CPTDC), Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, Franklin, Gazprom, Gaylin, JD Neuhaus, Keppel FELS, Kwong Soon, MTQ, Sea & Land Technologies and Trisome will be accompanied by contingent of first-time exhibitors, including Alfagomma, Fujikin, Hagemeyer, Jebsen & Jessen, the Korean International Trade Association (KITA), ST Teleport, Tanken, the World Trade Centre Taichung (WTCT) and many more.
OGmTech2014 — Manufacturing solutions for oil and gas
OGmTech, the International Exhibition on Manufacturing Technology for Oil & Gas, will make its debut at OSEA2014. Focusing on definitive manufacturing solutions, OGmTech2014 represents a value-added platform that brings forth an array of formidable, high-end precision engineering technologies and capabilities for the Oil & Gas industry.
OSEA2014 International Conference: Discussion of strategies to spur Oil & Gas industry development
OSEA2014 International Conference, a distinguished Asian platform where oil and gas industry thought leaders and experts from around the world come together, will unveil a new and stimulating programme which has 10 tracks tackling the needs of Asia’s oil and gas industry. The Conference, held concurrently with the exhibition, provides a prominent and invaluable platform for discussion on the important issues and challenges facing the industry. More than 200 speakers and delegates from 30 countries/regions attended the last edition of the conference held in 2012.
Joint Keynote and Case Study
The OSEA2014 International Conference will open with a Joint Keynote and Case Study. Titled "The Future of Oil & Gas Exploration and Supply", the Joint Keynote will be presented by John Westwood, Chairman of Douglas-Westwood and Dan K. Eberhart, CEO of Canary, an oilfield drilling & production services company. Together, they will be exploring the future technology and exploration trends and sustainability of long term production and resources.
The Joint Case Study will unveil Davide Scotti, Behavioral Safety Manager of Saipem and Quinten de Bruine, Head HSE of Vroon. Both speakers will converse on "Leadership in Safety" and the aspects of the world-class cultural change programme created by an EPIC contractor and successfully adopted by a global marine organisation.