Offshore Europe (2007) September 2007
Offshore Europe 2007 (OE07) will take place in Aberdeen in September 2007. Infield Systems Limited has already booked its space based on the success of the show in 2005. At OE05 Infield will be demonstrating the Infield Database, Online Systems, Global Perspective and Regional Perspective Publications, Analytical services and other products.
This key Offshore Oil and Gas exhibition, which following their return in 2001, features the major operating companies is expected to be more successful than the record breaking show in 2005. Shell E&P, and TotalFinaElf are expected to be there and other operators and major companies are expected to follow.
The Offshore Europe show in 2005 attracted more than the record 26,300 individual visitors of 2006 with more than 25% being representatives from outside Europe. This marked another significant increase in the international nature of the event. 104 Countries and 1400 companies participated in the 2005 show. Many contracts were announced or signed at the show making this a key event in the offshore oil and gas calendar.
Theme for Offshore Europe for 2007 is yet to be decided.
The theme will highlight the traditional but always increasing challenges facing the Offshore Oil & Gas industry. These challenges are cost, safety, the environment, technology, resourcing and competiveness. There will be a focus on leadership issues between companies and stakeholders. As of April 2007 most of the Offshore Europe 2005 Exhibition space is expected to be sold.
The technical sessions, for which submissions will be requested, will cover the full range of upstream segments from formation evaluation and reservoir engineering to drilling, completions and production engineering. The Offshore Europe 2007 programme will feature some of the industries most influential speakers. In April 2005 it was announced that Andrew Gould, Chairman and CEO of Schlumberger, had accepted the role of Chairman of OE2005, This came on the back of confirmed attendance from key companies such as Shell EP, Total E&P UK Plc, Saudi Aramco, Halliburton, Schlumberger, FMC and The Wood Group.