BP Announced as the Lead Operator Sponsor of MCEDD 2019

Allison Tonkin | | Sponsors, Technical Program

Gulf Quest LLC is pleased to announce that BP will be the Lead Operator Sponsor of MCE Deepwater Development 2019 (MCEDD), which will be held 2-4 April 2019 at the Novotel London West.

As Lead Operator Sponsor, BP will be involved in key aspects of the 2019 event, with a keen focus on the technical program, as the recovery in global deepwater activity offers new opportunities all along the supply chain.  The past few years have been challenging, but with efforts to control costs, along with more stabilized commodity prices, deepwater projects are becoming increasingly more attractive.

“BP is proud to support the 2019 MCEDD event and look forward to meeting with subsea market suppliers and operators.  Our global projects organization sees this as an important forum that will bring together key industry players to share lessons, opportunities and challenges we face in delivering competitive subsea developments.  New and more efficient ways of working in the subsea industry will be essential to future success,” said David O’Connor, head of global projects, BP…

Welcoming our Host ENI

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

We are extremely pleased to announce ENI as the official “Host” of MCE Deepwater Development 2018. ENI is emerging as a significant force in Deepwater E&P, globally. ENI’s growing portfolio of Deepwater prospects and projects in Mozambique, Angola, Morocco, the US GOM and Mexico, among others, offers significant opportunities for the Deepwater Supply Chain. MCEDD 2018 offers a platform for the Deepwater community to learn about the technical achievements and future plans of this outstanding Deepwater Operator.

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MCEDD 2018 Expands Technical Program

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

Due to the overwhelming number of “Technical Abstracts” received for the 2018 Technical Program, along with the high level of quality as judged by the Advisory Board’s votes, we are happy to announce that we have expanded the technical program by 5 additional sessions over Tuesday and Wednesday.  By expanding to 3 simultaneous sessions tracks we can accept an additional 20 presentations, which raises the number of technical presentations to 68 in total.  These 17 sessions will be complimented by the Operator Panel Session on Monday at 16:30 and the Operator-Contractor Forum on Tuesday at 9:00.

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Competition Fierce for MCEDD Technical Program

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

With over 140 abstracts submitted, the competition is fierce for the 2018 technical program.  The Advisory Board are finalizing their votes this week.

We have received 145 “Abstracts” for possible inclusion within the 2018 main Technical Program.  (In addition to these sessions we will also have Two Interactive Panel Sessions).  The Advisory Board will vote and decide on the abstracts which will be approved for only 48 available speaking slots.  The full technical program will be available in late January.


This year 80 companies submitted abstracts.  The six companies who submitted the most abstracts, collectively submitted 57 abstracts, with the remaining 88 submitted by 74 companies.


Quest Offshore & Gulf Publishing Announce “Gulf Quest LLC”

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

October 3, 2017
Houston, Texas – Gulf Publishing Company and Quest Offshore Resources have announced the formation of Gulf Quest LLC for the joint operation of offshore conferences, including the leading global deepwater technology event, Marine Construction Engineering Deepwater Development (MCEDD).  Read More >>

EniProgetti’s Luciano Vasques joins the Advisory Board

Allison Tonkin | | Advisory Board

We are proud to announce Luciano Vasques, the Chairman & CEO  EniProgetti, is a new member of the MCE Deepwater Development Advisory Board.

Announcing MCEDD 2018 – MILAN!

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

Quest Offshore and Gulf Publishing are happy to announce MCE Deepwater Development 2018 held in Milan, Italy at the Milan Marriott Hotel from 9-11 April, 2018.  We look forward to seeing you there!


Thank You!

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

Thank you to our Advisory Board, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers and Delegates for your incredible support and participation at MCE Deepwater Development 2017!  

 2017 Exhibition Hall Networking

2017 Speaker Award Winners

Allison Tonkin | | Technical Program

2017 Speaker Award Winners

Best Overall Presenter

Karim Jan, Business Development Director, Subsea Integration Alliance, “Innovative Subsea EPCIC Contracting by Alliance for Better and More Predictable ROI”

Best Technical Content

Grégoire Chabrol, Head of Drilling Specialties, TOTAL, “Initiatives Towards Deepwater Projects DRILLEX Reduction”

Early Career Engineer Best Overall Presenter

Christophe T’Joen, Flow Assurance Engineer, Shell Global Solutions, “Heated Flowlines – Cost Benefits to Long Tie-Backs” ECE

Early Career Engineer Best Technical Content

D. Jacob Fannon, P.E., Engineering Discipline Manager, Analysis & Technology, EMAS CHIYODA Subsea, “Reel-lay Installation of Steel Catenary Risers and Inline Sleds in High Surface Currents” (ECE)




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2017 Show Program Available

Allison Tonkin | | Uncategorized

Get an early look at our 2017 Show Program now!

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