Conference Day Two: Tuesday 9 October 2012

Project execution, supervision and delivery

08:00 Registration, coffee and networking

08:55 Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks

09:00 Ensuring Front End Engineering Design (FEED) meets EPC needs for flawless project execution

  • Addressing through FEED key project execution strategies
  • Analysing the interface management prepared during the FEED phase
  • Developing a structural approach to achieve a winning EPC execution

Nasser Al Habsi
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Precision Engineering & Consultants

09:40 Ensuring effective validation on lump-sum EPC projects A roadmap to reach project objectives

  • Transiting from bidding to execution
  • Managing EPC projects effectively and efficiently and analysing the importance of periodic validation
  • Partnering with the client proactively throughout the project

Madhu Pillai
Co-Chair – Marketing Advisory Committee
Association for the Advancement of Cost EngineeringInternational (AACE)
EPC Proposals Manager-Middle East
Kentz Group

10:20 Networking and coffee break

11:00 Case study: Expanding and upgrading Oman’s electricity network

  • Evaluating the requirements and project status for the on going and upcoming EPC projects in Oman’s electricity sector
  • Assessing the key focus and objectives for upcoming projects
  • Analysing the strategies and timeframe for implementing and upgrading OETC’s EPC projects

Khamis Al Romaimi
Head of Asset Management
Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC)

11:40 Identifying the roles and responsibilities of an EPC project owner - An EPC contractor perspective

  • Defining and documenting the project execution elements for optimal functionality
  • Optimising EPC projects with integrated interface management and project scheduling
  • Understanding the sense of ownership and overcoming the lack of clarity in the scope of an EPC project

R.C. Verma
Senior Vice-President - EPC
Galfar Engineering

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Transferring quality and technology from around the globe to the Sultanate’s EPC projects – ISQs’ experience

  • Analysing the importance of quality and reliability of materials used for the projects
  • Equipping a robust inspection methodology
  • Understanding and valuing the specification of quality control tools used for EPC projects

José Oliveira Santos
Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade (ISQ)

14:10 Implementing and managing oil and gas projects on an EPC basis – Lessons learned

  • Understanding the unique EPC execution methodology
  • Analysing the lessons learned from previous EPC projects
  • Determining the key success factors of an EPC project

Won Woo Lee
Senior Vice-President
Hyundai Engineering & Construction

14:50 Interactive panel discussion: Integrating EPC project objectives, risks and advanced technologies in a systematic way to ensure efficient and effective project delivery

  • Analysing the root causes of EPC project failures
  • Assessing the benefits of adopting the latest technologies in facilitating on time delivery
  • Motivating the industry stakeholders to develop and implement new technologies

Panelists include:

Madhu Pillai
Co-Chair – Marketing Advisory Committee
Association for the Advancement of Cost EngineeringInternational (AACE)
EPC Proposals Manager-Middle East
Kentz Group

R.C. Verma
Senior Vice-President - EPC
Galfar Engineering

Won Woo Lee
Senior Vice-President
Hyundai Engineering & Construction

Nasser Al Habsi
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Precision Engineering & Consultants

15:30 Chairman’s closing remarks

15:35 End of Summit