2012 Tulane Engineering Forum School of Science and Engineering
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Rick Fowler

Rick Fowler

Vice President of Deepwater Projects

Rick Fowler has been the vice president of deepwater projects for LLOG Exploration since 2007. In his career, Rick has been involved in seven GOM projects using new floating production systems (FPS) and numerous subsea tieback projects. Prior to joining LLOG, Rick was employed by Dominion E&P (formerly CNG Producing) where he was in charge of the $5B Offshore Business Unit including the management of over 300 employees. Rick previously worked for Exxon for twelve years in various operational and supervisory assignments. Rick has a BSME from Tulane University. Rick serves on the board of the API Delta Section.

Presentation Description

The presentation will focus on how LLOG Exploration has used standardization to improve project economics by reducing costs, improving reliability, accelerating schedules, and improving safety. A number examples will be provided using the Delta House Project, a two billion dollar project involving a new floating production system (FPS). The Delta House FPS came on-line in April of 2015 and has already produced 50 MMBOE. The project’s cost, time from discovery to first production, safety performance, reliability, and regulatory compliance is at an industry-leading level.

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