Feb. 10–12 2016
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The International forum to attend for an update on survey and marine operation in the oil and gas industry

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The conference is well known for its informal format and is held in a relaxed atmosphere at Dr Holms Hotel in Geilo.

Program Sessions for 2016 is as follow:

  • Data and Analysis
  • Environment
  • Standard and Guidelines
  • Project experiences
  • Technology updates

Besides the technical presentations there is allocated time for Q&A as well as breaks between the sessions excellent for discussions and networking.

Sharing experiences across companies is one of the most important parts of the event and of great value for future projects.

The speakers

The committee´s goal has been to conduct a program with a mix of presentations from key players in the industry and a diversity in speakers and companies. Senior key personnel from companies will present the latest news, both on technology developments as well as project and offshore experiences.

The delegates

The industry is represented by a variety of central companies and by key personnel from operators, researchers, vendors and survey companies. The conference aims to gather the leading technical and commercial operators in the marine segment of the oil and gas industry.

The delegate number is limited to 150

Make this event your priority event, be updated and meet the key players in the industry

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Tuesday 9 February 2016


Dinner from 2000 in the hotel restaurant

Dinner is served between 2000 and 2130

Wednesday 10 February 2016






A Sustainable Oil and Gas Industry

Mona Skaret, Innovation Norway

Data and Analysis


Integration of GIS - The way ahead

Tore Sannes, Geodata, Norway


Integrated Visualization tools for inspection data new tools in Statoil

Heidi Østenstad, Statoil ASA, Norway




GNSS/INS- and tide gauge based determination of ship-squat,

instantaneous sea level, mean sea level and a local geoid

  • Experiences and plans for further testing

Swen Roemer, The Norwegian Hydrographic Service



Seabed mapping and classification for large areas with use of AUV cameras

Nils Erik Jørgensen, Terranor, Norway


Cost effective routing in environmental sensitive areas

Øyvind Fjukmoen and Kristian Markegård, DNV GL, Norway




Cost-effective seabed mapping and pipeline survey

Tom Glancy, Statoil ASA, Norway


Experiences with Ægir 6000 ROV

Rolf B. Pedersen og Stian Vågenes, University of Bergen, Norway




Habitats and biotopes in Norwegian seas: 10 years of experience with

mapping conducted by the MAREANO Programme

Lene Buhl-Mortensen, The Marine Research Institute, Norway


Ecotone - Pipeline inspection using Hyperspectral Imager

Håvard Lein Braa, Ecotone, Norway


Commercialization of Glider Operations and Data Products for Offshore Oil and Gas

  • Experience from Loop Current Monitoring in the US Gulf of Mexico

Chris Ordonez and Sean Halpin, DOF Subsea, USA


End of day one

Thursday 11 February 2016

Standards and Guidelines


Functional requirements for Seabed Mapping and Inspection

Eirik Duesten, Petroleum Safety Authority, Norway


Survey - Theory and practice

  • survey results, common differences along with an explanation of potential reasons for their occurrence

Julian Bell, DOF Subsea, Norway


An overview of technical challenges in Out of Straightness Survey

Hans van Peet, Heerema and Nicholas Hough, IMCA, UK




GNSS Positioning – Do technical specifications keep pace with technology developments?

Jon Vint, Fugro Survey, Norway

Project Experiences


Innovative bridge building across Bjørnafjorden

Heidi Tjennbakken and Mathias Egeland Eidem, Norwegian Public Roads Administration


The future is electric - the need of improved technology

Leif Espen Middelthon Kjær og Ole Petter Hobberstad, Statnett, Norway




AUV Seabed Mapping and Pipeline Inspection using Synthetic Aperture Sonar

Trond Hagland, Deep Ocean, Norway


Aasta Hansteen project -NASNet LBL enters into the Norwegian Sector

-from a start-up perspective

Elizabeth Swann, Subsea 7, Norway and Sam Hanton, Nautronix, UK


Mariner Jacket installation Survey Challenges

Paul Raistrick, Statoil, Norway




DeepOcean’s Superior survey ROV

  • Experiences of visual pipeline survey, pipe-tracking survey of a buried pipeline and an acoustic pipeline survey

Tor Arne Paulsen, Deep Ocean, Norway


Longitudinal ground thruthing using SUST technology

Michael Cowie and Mike Wilson, Ecosse Subsesa, UK


Searching for flight MH 370

Rob Luijnenburg, Fugro The Netherlands


End of day


Aperitiff / Conference dinner

Friday 12 February 2016

Technology updates


Laser Bathymetry - data handling, experiences and challenges

Michael Flynn, Cathx, Norway


Inspection and Clearance of UXO in the Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm

Ola Svensson, MMT, Sweden


Break / Check out of hotel


High Resolution Seismic

Dag Sigurd Stenshol, Fugro Survey, Norway


A New World of Possibilities: Persistent Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs)

William Green, Director, Ocius Ltd, Norway


End of conference


Coach to Oslo airport Gardermoen

Alternative for the train to Oslo leaving 1056. You can take the Airport shuttle to downtown Oslo Arrival airport 1500


Train to Bergen

Egil Ingebretsen, Statoil ASA
Sigve Halvorsen, BP Norge
Jan Arvid Ingulfsen, DOF Subsea
Therese Mathiesen, Fugro Survey
Tor Arne Paulsen, Deep Ocean
Fiona Stewart, BP UK

The event gathers delegates from a wide range of relevant companies working in the survey business. It is an excellent opportunity to meet the players for formal and informal discussions.

Price NOK 12 000,- exclusive VAT,  in addition to the delegate fee
Include 2,5 m exhibition floor space

The above price is in addition to the  delegate fee.

If questions contact
Lio@tekna.no or + 47 93259551

Price for single room at Dr Holms Hotel NOK 1790,-per day,  includes breakfast, lunch and dinner

Price in double room: NOK 1590,- Includes as above

Beverages and food during breaks NOK 350,- per day is included in the conference fee

Regular fee NOK  8500,-
Members NOK 7500,-

Cancellations between 20 January and 3 February will be subject to a cancellation fee of NOK 4250,-

Cancellation made from 3 to the 10 of February will be charged full fee.

There are no organized transport to Geilo.  Trains from Oslo and Bergen to Geilo several times during the day. Train schedules see www.nsb.no

On Friday 12 February there is a coach organized by Tekna for Oslo airport Gardermoen leaving 1130

Those who plan to take the train to Oslo before end of conference are welcome to ride with the coach to Gardermoen and then take the train to Oslo, Lysaker and Asker.

Price NOK 350,-

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