Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization and Management

O&G Portfolio Optimization and Management

Oil & Gas Portfolio Optimization and Management

19 – 21 May 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Official event website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/og-portfolio-optimization-and-management-kl/


Current industry challenges revolve around companies spending time, effort and resource on long driven planning cycles. Major oil and gas companies with large and diverse portfolios spend a large portion of their time collecting and processing data.

  • By attending this workshop, participants would gain practical insights on how to “make advanced portfolio planning and optimization decisions” using industry best practices?
  • Participants can also gain knowledge on how to manage data efficiently and take informed decisions by applying advanced “Portfolio Optimization” techniques like Genetic Algorithms and Linear Programming techniques.
  • The workshop will also help companies gain insights from a Palantir developed, novel portfolio optimisation process that combines advanced optimisation methods with a corporate objective filtering.


For full agenda, please email us your detailed contact information to enquiry@neo-edge.com

This course will be an interactive workshop. It will reaffirm a variety of petroleum economic principles including key metrics, fiscal systems, risk analysis and investment analysis. We will emphasize the impacts of various fiscal regimes on investment decisions. Upon analyzing the different fiscal regimes, we will then evaluate the exploration economics and the practical approaches to optimize your assets.

Practical applications and conceptual understanding of various models and processes in portfolio management and optimization will be discussed. The course objective is to make participants confident in the application of portfolio tools and processes and how these can sensibly be incorporated in their organizations. The instructor-led course will utilize interactive examples and discuss industry best-practices.


Key Course Modules

Topic 1: Valuation of Upstream Assets

  • Module 1: Project Economics, Key Metrics and Analytical Tools
  • Module 2: Overview Upstream Fiscal Regimes
  • Module 3: S.E. Asia Fiscal Regimes Analysis
  • Module 4: Economic Modeling and Asset Valuation
  • Module 5: Probability and Uncertainty
  • Module 6: Exploration Economics

Topic 2: Portfolio Optimization and Management

  • Module 1: Importance of Portfolio Optimization
  • Module 2: Corporate Planning for Portfolio Analysis
  • Module 3: Role of Decision Analysis in Portfolio Management
  • Module 4: Risk Modelling
  • Module 5: Portfolio Modelling
  • Module 6: Exploration Portfolio
  • Module 7: Portfolio Management Tools
  • Module 8: Portfolio Optimization
  • Module 9: Practical Portfolio Management Techniques
  • Module 10: Creating Portfolio Insights

Attendee Profile

The course is a must attend for O&G professionals who are looking for in-depth insight into O&G economics and portfolio management/optimization. Professionals directly involved in the strategic decision making, economic evaluation, M&A and investment will find this course particularly valuable.

Job Title includes but not limited to:

  • CFO/Investment Directors
  • Corporate Planning Directors/Managers
  • Petroleum Economic Managers/Economists
  • Business Planning Managers/Specialists
  • Commercial Directors/Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • E&P Managers


Trainer Profile

Robert Minson

Mr. Robert Minson
Principal Consultant and Manager
Australian Operations, Palantir Solutions

Robert heads up Palantir’s Australian and New Zealand operations where he is a Principal Consultant. Robert is a Certified Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas Industry spanning the construction, midstream and upstream sectors. Before joining Palantir he worked as a Petroleum Economist and Development Engineer for an Operator with assets in the UK North Sea, Norway, Egypt, Algeria and Russia. Since joining Palantir, Robert has worked as a consultant for clients such as GdF Suez, Wintershall, Afren, Svenska, Vitol and Woodside providing advisory, project management and training services relating to Petroleum Economics, Corporate Business & Strategic Planning and Portfolio Management.

He has a B.E. (Hons) in Mechatronic Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia and Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany and is a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and The Association of German Engineers (VDI).

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Mr. Raj Sen
Principal Consultant and Director
Operations Asia Pacific, Palantir Solutions

Raj heads up the Palantir Asia Pacific operations where he is a Principal Consultant. With 18 years of diverse oil and gas industry experience, Raj has a proven track record of consulting on successful projects at over 25 E&P companies across 15 countries around the world. He has been consulting in IOCs and NOCs, most recently Santos, Mubadala, Talisman, Hess and Chevron.

He has extensive knowledge of portfolio management as well as fiscal modelling and has a particular interest in decision and risk analysis. As an energetic trainer Raj has developed and delivered training courses in petroleum economics, decision tree analysis and petroleum optimization to over 1000 petroleum professionals across the globe.

He has consulted in more than 15 countries and presented papers. He has a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada and MBA for Mt. Eliza Business School, Melbourne, Australia.

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Hotel Information

The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

No.5, Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Human Capital and Talent Management in Oil & Gas

Human Capital GHANA 2014

Human Capital & Talent Management in Oil & Gas Industry Workshop

Holiday Inn Accra Airport, Accra, Ghana

20th – 23rd October 2014

Official Event Website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/strategic-managment/human-capital-and-talent-management-in-oil-gas/


While the global economic slowdown may have had an effect on the War for Talent, the issue is still critical to the Oil and Gas sector in Africa due to competitive market for talent and lack of skilled candidates and employees in the sector. Combined with the problem of an aging workforce in Oil and Gas organisations globally, the historic lack of investment in skills and problems with attracting the best and the brightest into the sector is a major issue for organisations that must begin to be addressed now.

This 4 day workshop is designed to help organisations address these issues by exploring both the Human Capital and Talent Management Strategies required in the context of Oil and Gas organisations’ Business Strategy in Africa, and most importantly, help them develop a practical action plan for the development and implementation of a Human Capital and Talent Management Program for your organisation.

The workshop will have a practical rather than theoretical base as extensive use will be made of research and case studies to illustrate practical examples of the development and implementation of Talent Management programs. It will highlight how these best practices can be modified and applied to the specific context of the participants’ organisations in the context of Oil and Gas in Africa.

For full detailed brochure, please email us your detailed contact information to enquiry@neo-edge.com . Please indicate subject title “Human Capital and Talent Management in Oil and Gas”

Key Benefits

After attending this course, the participants will be able to:

  • RECOGNIZE key human capital and talent management issues impacting on oil and gas industry globally and specifically in Africa
  • IDENTIFY key elements of strategic HR planning and create an outline for Strategic HR plan
  • DEVELOP a Balanced Scorecard
  • UNDERSTAND the principles, purposes and practice of job analysis
  • ESTABLISH your organization’s job description template and a competency framework
  • LEARN how to conduct assessment and development activities
  • ALIGN training and development strategies to your organisations business strategy and culture
  • IMPROVE the strategy and practical action plans for a human capital and talent management program within your organisation
  • DISCOVER effective strategies and techniques that could your organization attract, develop, engage and retain your talents


For full agenda, please email us your detailed contact information to enquiry@neo-edge.com . Please indicate subject title “Human Capital and Talent Management in Oil and Gas”

  • Oil and Gas and the Organisational Context
  • Organisational Strategy
  • Developing a Human Capital Strategy
  • Job Analysis and Design
  • Designing an effective Competency Frameworks
  • Developing and implementing effective Competency Frameworks
  • Assessment and Development
  • Talent Management Strategy
  • Attraction and Identification of Talent
  • Engagement and Management of Talent
  • Talent Retention Strategies
  • Development Processes for Talent
  • Talent Development
  • Implementing a Practical Talent Management Strategy
  • Measuring the effectiveness of your Talent Management strategy

About the trainer

Led by a globally renown expert in Human Resource Development strategies and Management Development programmes with significant international experience throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa in the Oil and Gas industry.

The trainer has an extensive experience in:

HR Process Management and Development, Leadership and Management Development, Sales and Commercial Development, Performance Management, Recruitment and Retention, Succession Planning, Coaching, Change Management, Project Management, Strategic Development, and Personal Development

Oil and Gas clients include:

  • Opet Turkey
  • Qapco Qatar
  • Qatar Petroleum Qatar
  • Dolphin Energy Qatar and UAE
  • Deutsche Babcock Middle East
  • Wasco Energy UAE
  • Petrom Romania
  • Confidence Capital Russia
  • Petrofac global
  • NNPC Nigeria

Recent Oil and Gas client engagements:

  • Designed and delivered Strategic Human Capital Planning workshops for the Energy and Industry sector in Qatar.
  • Project managed and implemented Performance Management training for 15000 employees in Petrofac UK, US, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
  • Designed and delivered HR Planning and Talent Management Strategies in Oil and Gas programme in Qatar, UAE and Europe
  • Designed and delivered Competency Based HR Management programme for Oil and Gas companies in Dubai and Qatar
  • Designed and delivered Talent Management Strategies programme for ADNOC Group companies in Abu Dhabi
  • Created CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice Programme for Nigeria National Petroleum Company
  • Designed and delivered Human Capital and Talent Management workshop in Oil and Gas in Johannesburg
  • Designed and delivered Department Head Development programme for Deutsche Babcock Middle East
  • Created and facilitated HR Planning, Talent Management and HR Development Programmes for Oil and Gas giant Petrom, Romania.
  • Designed and delivered HR Business partnering workshop for Dolphin Energy
  • Designed and delivered Department Head Management Development Programme for ADNOC group company, Takreer, Abu Dhabi
  • Designed and delivered Qatarization and Talent Management programme for Qapco, Qatar

Attendee Profile

This workshop is suitable for CEOs, Managing Directors, HR Directors, VPs, Managers, Team Leaders, and Supervisors who:

  • are working in the Africa region in the oil and gas sector who wish to understand the role of talent management in human capital
  • are working in human resources in the oil and gas sector who wish to harness their knowledge and capabilities
  • are involved in HR activities, such as recruitment and selection
  • who have responsibility for decision making at operational, tactical and strategic level in HR or support individuals who needs an understanding of human capital and talent management to inform their role

Hotel Information

This event will be held at Holiday Inn, Accra, Ghana on 20th – 23rd October 2014.

We recommend our delegates to book the hotel rooms early as there are only limited rooms available at Corporate Rate. Kindly contact the following for reservation.

Holiday Inn Accra Airport
PMB CT97 Cantonments
Accra, Ghana
Contact: Mary Danquah Coordinator
Tel: + 233(0)30 2 785 153
Fax: + 233(0)30 2 785 212
Website: www.holiday-inn.com

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Human Capital and Talent Management in Oil & Gas Industry Training Workshop

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Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Management for Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Industries

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Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Management for Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Industries

-Cost effective planning and step-by-step execution

The Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

24-27 September2013

Official Website: http://neo-edge.com/event-line-up/energy-utilities/shutdown-turnaround-and-outage-management-for-petroleum-gas-and-chemical-industries/

Planned STOs are required for plants or distribution facilities to carry out their scheduled preventative, regulatory or engineering work. The purpose of STOs is to maintain the equipment reliability, improve safety and ensure efficient operation while also assuring critical regulatory requirements are achieved. A STO activity is a very important function that has a direct impact on profitability of a plant’s production and maintenance costs which result from the expenditure of manpower, equipment and materials. Proper work preparation and scheduling can result in a significant “ROI”. The ROI is a direct result of savings associated with manpower costs, minimization of STO and efficient controls. Quality STO management can minimize the possibility of accidents, rework, equipment failure, and reduce the impact on manpower safety, equipment and operation safety. A focus on excellent STO planning and execution is therefore crucial for the safety, throughput and cost effectiveness of all asset intensive organisations.

From this workshop, you will be exposed to detail steps and strategic techniques necessary to improve your STO management with effective completion in Oil, Gas and Chemical industries. You will also have the opportunity to participate in table top exercises, scenario discussions and networking amongst other industrial experts.

For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.com. Please indicate subject title “STO Management“.

Topics covered include:

  •  Introduction of Shutdowns, Turnarounds and Outages (STO)
  • Work Scope and Budget Optimization
  • Establish the Shutdown, Turnaround and Outage Organization
  • Establishing Key Performance Indicators (KPI’S) and Targets
  • Develop Stakeholder Strategies to Achieve Established KPI’s and Targets
  • Work Package Preparation
  • Isolating – LOTO and Tag Systems
  • Using Dynamic Schedule Management to Manage Changing Conditions
  • Conducting a Readiness Assessment to Determine ‘Go for Launch’
  • Work Execution Performance Management
  • Developing Key Performance Reports / Project Controls
  • Establish an Effective Commissioning Strategy and Plan for Quality Start-up
  • Develop an Effective Closure Report and Learned Opportunities Review

Cost Effective Planning and Step-by-Step Execution

Upon completion of this advanced workshop, you should be able to:

  • Clearly define work scope and responsibilities for all personnel involved in each stage throughout the STOs
  • Gain a better appreciation for how to improve your plant reliability and equipment availability with an effective STO strategy
  • Decrease the possibility of liability by improving plant safety
  • Appreciate how to select work through a prioritization system to better control future maintenance costs
  • Thoroughly understand the management of equipment life cycle through effective STOs

For full agenda, please email us your detail contact information to rueburn@neo-edge.comPlease indicate subject title “STO Management“.