BGS Group interviewed Andries Ferla, Group Technology Manager at DeepOcean, on some burning upstream industry issues. By the way, Andries has joined EPOCH of Sustainability and will speak within the Business Program session: Cost cutting innovations and advanced technologies.

1.pngAndries Ferla
Group Technology Manager
DeepOcean

Topic: 
Remote operations are revolutionizing subsea services

Here's what we've discovered:

➤ How do you evaluate the role of natural gas in terms of environmental regulations?

"I think Natural gas will be an important contributor in the future to lower CO2 emissions."

➤ What are the key points to keep a workforce inspired and efficient?

"Give them interesting and meaningful work tasks, remove repetitive tasks by introducing smarter systems."

➤ Which regions do you consider the most promising in the upstream industry?

"North Sea, West Afrika, GOM."

➤ What are the most important factors in keeping exploration and production sustainable?

"Smarter solutions, working together throughout the whole supply chain to make new technologies work."

➤ Do you think that digital technologies are capable of playing the main role in making businesses greener?

"Very much so."

➤ Do you agree the upstream has either a sustainably future or no future at all?

"I think this is the case for all businesses going forward."

Read what DORIS Engineering answered to the same questions: Natural gas as the energy of transition.




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