WPC Future Leaders Forum 2016

In 2016, from 24 to 27 October, IBP – Brazilian Petroleum, Natural Gas & Biofuels Institute brought to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the fifth edition of the largest gathering of young professionals in the petroleum industry. Under the motto “Game changers: new leaders for a new competitive energy industry”, the 2016 edition of the event, created by the World Petroleum Council (WPC), had as pillars of discussion topics such as industry sustainability, business leadership and technology & innovation.

International Agenda

Over 70 speakers shared experiences on FLF stages.

Social Events

Discover what young professionals enjoyed. 

Organization

FLF is a global and collaborative event.
To organize this 5th edition here in Brazil, young professionals from all around the globe did a lot of research, organized a lot of focus groups, discussions and meetings.

Get to know who put this event together for you:

Bruna Baitello

Bruna Baitello

Relationship Management Coordinator

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

FLF Project Manager

Christiano Pereira

Christiano Pereira

Administrative Adviser

Company:

KPMG

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Sponsorship & Partnership Committee

Nina Fernández

Nina Fernández

Relationship Management Analyst

Company:

IBP

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Communications Committee Coordinator

Riverson Oppong

Riverson Oppong

Production Engineer (Associate)

Company:

Lukoil International

City and Country:

Ghana

Contribuição para o evento:

Program Committee

Guilherme Silveira

Guilherme Silveira

Well Engineer

Company:

SHELL

City and Country:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contribuição para o evento:

Sponsorship & Partnership Committee

Speakers

FLF will gather over 60 speakers from 25 countries around the globe, who will be in charge of debates on global oil & gas industry.
Find out the speakers who are already confirmed.

Abdulkareem M AlSofi

Abdulkareem M AlSofi

Petroleum Engineer

Company:

Saudi Aramco

PhD in Petroleum Engineering in the Imperial College London and BSc in Petroleum Engineering pela University of Texas at Austin, Abdulkareem M AlSofi is currently one of the petroleum engineers at Saudi Aramco, where he had started to work in 2011. His experience includes reservoir technology, reserves assessment, well testing analysis, petrophysical and special studies, among others.
He is also member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) and Saudi Council of Engineers. He also has a professional certification as Petroleum Engineer by SPE.

Frances Abbots

Frances Abbots

Global Technology Manager

Company:

BG Group - subsidiary of Shell

Frances Abbots currently works for BG Group Technology as the Global Technology Manager for Carbonate Reservoirs & IOR, managing a portfolio of over 20 multi-discipline R&D projects with international & Brazilian universities and service companies all aimed at improving oil recovery from the Brazilian Pre-Salt.

She has 27 years petroleum industry experience, spending the last 5 years in BG Brazil. She has also worked on projects in 19 countries, has been involved in several strategic Group projects and has extensive experience working with many national oil companies. She has a Ph.D. in Carbonate Geology, Bristol University (1989) and a B.Sc. in Geology, University of Wales (1985).

Matheus Nogueira

Matheus Nogueira

Managing Director

Company:

Accenture Strategy Energy

Matheus Nogueira is a Managing Director of Accenture Strategy Energy, currently leading the practice in the Southern Cone, advising clients in strategy, business development, organization structuring and operational performance improvements.

Prior to joining Accenture, Matheus was a Vice President of the Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) office in Rio de Janeiro, being one of the key contributors to its growth to one of the leading consultancies in Upstream O&G.

Before joining SBC, Matheus had a 10 year professional career in Schlumberger, having held key management positions in Brazil, the United States, Argentina and France. During this time he also received the Schlumberger Inventor Award in 2006 for developing a patent solution in fluid sampling widely adopted by the industry worldwide.

Maxime Rabilloud

Maxime Rabilloud

President

Company:

Total E&P do Brasil

Maxime has Degree and Master´s Degree in law, from Aix en Provence University Law School. He started his career in Brazil in the 1990s. Maxime joined Total in 1999, where worked in several legal advisor positions in M&A for Downstream and Upstream to the Total Group, based in Paris, Mexico and Bolivia. From 2005 to 2008, he served as Senior legal Advisor Middle-East, responsible for the management and legal structuring and negotiation of upstream projects and midstream (LNG) in the Middle East, particularly Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Between 2008 and 2012, he was responsible for all legal, risk management and compliance of Total's operations in Angola. In 2012, he was appointed Project Director of Total E&P New Ventures, in charge of the leadership of acquisition projects and divestment of upstream assets with focused operations in Brazil, United States and Middle East. In March 2015, he returned to Brazil in the position of President of Total E&P of Brazil and Total´s Country Group Representative.

Victor Alves

Victor Alves

Contracts Coordinator

Company:

FMC Technologies

Victor Alves is graduated in Oil and Gas Technology from University Estacio de Sá. Since 2010 he is a member of the Youth Committee of IBP, taking Coordination in 2013. He was part of the Mentoring Program WPC as a Mentee from 2012 to 2014. Since 2012 is member of the SPE, and in 2016 became Director of Social Medias and Internet.

Victor has 6 years of experience in Oil and Gas area, specifically with Field Operations. He began his career working in the field by Engineering and Transocean UTC, and since 2011 is at FMC Technologies, where he worked in the technical area, contracts and is currently Coordinator of the Integrated Services unit Surface Services. In 2014 he received the Vanguard Award and Knowledge Management Advocate Award, awards granted to employees who have excelled in collaborative action and innovation that bring value to the business and working in the spread of the GC within the organization, respectively. Since then, he is Core Team Member of two major networks of FMC Technologies Knowledge Management System: School of Engineering and Network Leaders.

O&G ACTIVITIES IN RIO DE JANEIRO:

82%

of proven reserves of oil and gas in Brazil

70%

of O&G domestic production

1,6 billlion

of R&D investment

+ 50

research and development institutions

Sponsorship

Get to know the companies who are helping us bring FLF to life.

Sponsors

MASTER

PLATINUM

GOLD

SUPPORT

OFFICIAL DAILY NEWSPAPER

MEDIA SUPPORT

Videos

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