Offshore Ireland, Petroleum Exploration Event



Technical Exhibition and Workshop hosted by the Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources, Mr John Browne, T.D. and the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD).

The purpose of this event is to announce details of the 2005 Rockall Basin Licensing Round, promote exploration opportunities in Ireland generally, exhibit information on relevant exploration surveys, studies and data, and to facilitate discussion on future E&P projects. It is also intended to familiarise potential new entrants with licensing terms, authorisation types, application procedures, generic work programme requirements etc.

Attendees: Petroleum E&P Companies, Contractors, Consultants, Researchers, PAD and other Government Agencies.

Dates: Tuesday, 27 July 2004; 08.30 - 17.30
Wednesday, 28 July 2004; 09.00 13.00

Venue: To be held jointly at the Grand Canal Hotel and adjacent PAD offices, Dublin.

Admission: By invitation - no charge.

Program: The event will include information sessions, data rooms, contractor/consultant displays and informal meetings; themes are listed below.

Theme

Expected Contributors

1.

Details of 2005 Rockall Basin Licensing Round terms, application procedures etc.

Minister, PAD

2.

Prospectivity Overviews & Licensing Opportunities - PAD and Industry perspectives

PAD, E&P Companies, IOOA

3.

Data Access & Use; Commissioning of New PAD Sample Store at Sandyford

IHS Energy, ARK Geophysics, PAD, Petroleum Research Facilitator, Geological Survey of Ireland, Marine Institute

4.

Geophysical Surveys acquisition & reprocessing

Fugro-Geoteam, PGS, Spectrum, TGS-NOPEC, WesternGeco ...

5.

Multiclient Studies

ACECA, Calderdale Geoscience, Collinson Jones, Millennia, NPA, OceanGrove, Robertson Research, Scott-Pickford ...

6.

Farm-in Opportunities

E&P companies

7.

Applied Research Projects

PIP, Petroleum Research Facilitator, CSA, DIAS, NUIG, SPD, TCD, UCC/CMRC, UCD ...