04-05 OCTOBER 2023

Join us for our next IOGP-JIP33 Industry Event, hosted by Equinor in Stavanger, Norway. 

Registration for the event is FREE. All you have to do is make your way there. 

IOGP-JIP33 is a joint industry program in which major oil & gas companies are aligning their specifications for the procurement of equipment and/or packages. Thus far the program has published over 50 specifications, which are available through the IOGP Publications Library.

Suppliers, Operators and EPC Representatives from Norway, Europe, the Americas, Middle East and Asia will share their experiences and their journey thus far on the adoption and use of the JIP33 specifications. You will also hear how JIP33 relates to the digital future of specifications and how JIP33 is being applied in low carbon applications.

The event will include separate breakout sessions over the 2 days giving you the opportunity to join the relevant sessions of your choosing.  

This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the benefits JIP33 may bring to your organisation and get insights from leading industry experts.

Note that the event can only host a maximum of 250 participants and the deadline for registrations  and/or cancellations is cob Tuesday, 12 September 2023.

If you have any questions you would like to pose prior to the JIP33 Industry Event and have answered during the sessions, please email us at  

For more information and to register for the event, visit our REGISTRATION PAGE


Equinor Business Centre, Forus Øst offices, Forusbeen 50, Stavanger, Norway
(separate entrance at the South end of the office complex)
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Please see below a list of hotels in the vicinity.

For more information you can also view the map with hotels on Hotels in Stavanger



The agenda is subject to change, and will be updated in the interim once speakers and presenters have been confirmed.

DAY 1 – Wed, 04 October 2023

Morning Session

Afternoon Session

DAY 2 – Thu, 05 October 2023

Morning Session

Afternoon Session 

Event Organisers

Birgitta Visser


Thomas Bru


Janicke Anderson


Rolf Hanekamhaug



Michael Joinson, Director Standardisation Joint Industry Programmes (JIP33), IOGP

Michael is an energy leader with deep expertise covering HSSE, Social Performance and Asset Management through Operations, Maintenance and Engineering. Having spent the last 28 years working globally across the Energy Sector across Shells regions and cultures, and a passion to drive standardisation, improvement, and efficiency, Michael has started his time with IOGP as Director Standardisation Joint Industry Programmes.

In addition to his engineering background with the Sydney Institute of Technology, Michael though Monash University also holds a Business and Commerce Degree (Economics), and a Masters in Management (International Business).

David Harris, Specifications Manager JIP33, IOGP

David has over 30 years as an oil & gas professional, starting out in well construction and advancing to be Global Quality Systems Manager for the world’s largest oilfield services company’s engineering and manufacturing function.  For the last three years has managed standardized procurement specifications for the Joint Industry Program 33 within IOGP.

David has also participated in the development of international quality standards and specifications with ISO and API and is a certified Quality Practitioner at the Chartered Quality Institute.

Nick Ashworth, Senior Project Engineer JIP33, IOGP

Nick is a Shell secondee into IOGP supporting IOGP’s Joint Industry Program 33 and the Energy Transition directorate.

Nick is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers with more than 30 years of client/contractor experience on a variety of oil, gas, power generation and air separation projects. Nick’s international experience includes assignments in Japan, Canada, USA & Nigeria.

Mark Davies, Technical Consultant JIP33, IOGP

Mark Davies, is the director behind HAAR Technology and Engineering based in the UK. He is currently working as a technical consultant (external) to the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) JIP33. Mark is a mechanical engineer with more than 35 years engineering experience in the semiconductor, instrumentation, subsea, and water mist fire protection industries in a design or project management capacity.

He has been the lead subject matter expert (LSME) for IOGP JIP33 in the writing and developing of a procurement specification package for S-719 for water mist fire protection systems.

Since then, Mark has been the project engineer, involved in the digital requirement writing on other JIP33 projects, such as:

  • Transformers, LV & HV switchgear, HV Induction motors and HV synchronous machines.
  • Pressure relief valves
  • Centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps and deluge skid.
  • Line pipe and OCTG and other oil and gas sector specifications.

Sajeev Menon, Director – Engineering & Standards, IOGP

Sajeev is the IOGP Engineering & Standards Director. He joined IOGP in 2021 as the Principal Standards Manager and took over as the Director Engineering and Standards in 2023. In this role he is heading the Engineering Directorate in IOGP leading the industry transformation programs on Standards, Subsea, Geomatics and Digital Transformation. He is a member of the Management Committees of ISO TC67, ISO TC265, CEN TC12, CEN TC234 and API Upstream Standards driving the development of standards for the oil and gas industry.

Sajeev has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry within engineering and project leadership roles on greenfield and brownfield offshore projects in the UK, Azerbaijan, the Middle East, Malaysia, South Korea and India, working for major international operators and EPC contractors. Prior to joining IOGP he was the Subsea Project Manager at bp.

Sajeev is a graduate Mechanical Engineer from University of Calicut, India. He holds a PMP certification from PMI, USA.

Peter Townson, Project Director CFIHOS (JIP36), IOGP

Peter is the project director of CFIHOS (JIP36) and has over 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. He has worked extensively in the management of engineering data, implementation of engineering systems, both 2D & 3D including the responsibility for data quality.

He is also involved in several international efforts to enable cost-effective digitalisation of the asset intensive industries, including IOGP’s Digital Transformation Committee, Information Standardisation Subcommittee (ISSC), POSC Caesar Association (PCA) and several other initiatives.

Rachel Manley, JIP33 Project Manager, Aker Solutions

Rachel is a Mechanical Engineer, and graduated from Leicester University. For 10 years worked with control systems for large diesel engines in marine and power applications. Moved into the O&G industry to work as a project engineer with MW Kellogg which was later integrated with KBR. Since 2012, working as a project engineer for Aker Solutions. Joined the JIP33 team early in 2018 to support work groups writing procurement specifications for use in the oil and gas industry. In February 2022, took over the role of Project Manager for JIP33 (for Aker Solutions).

Anne Devaharan, Information Management Specialist, Aker Solutions

Anne is an Information Management specialist, and has more than 25 years of experience within various Oil and Gas, Infrastructure, and Rail projects. She has provided leadership in the implementation of Information Management processes and systems on Major capital projects and execution contracts such as Pre-FEED, FEED, EPC, and EPCM.

Anne has experience in the implementation, continued improvement, and support of the processes, solutions, and applications that facilitate successful delivery of client requirements.

For the past two years, Anne has been working as an Information Specialist for the JIP33 project, responsible for the content alignment of information requirements.

Michele Reed, Principal Quality Engineer, Shell

Since late 2021, Michele has served as the IOGP Quality Network Chair from Shell.  Michele has 29 years of experience within the oil and gas and military defense industries working within engineering, procurement, fabrication/manufacturing, operations, and business operations management.  For the last 12-15 years, Michele has served as the Subject Matter Expert for technical integrity verification and Quality Management Systems.  She has implemented many new Quality systems globally for multiple lines of businesses and IT tools within Shell.  Michele’s focus is on creating sustainable engineering/business improvements globally across disciplines, functions, EPCs, and Lines of Businesses by deploying scalable strategies using data, IT tools, collaboration, integration, quality and CI methods and systems E2E approaches that impact the bottom line.

Prior to Shell, Michele worked as the engineering and operations manager of a division of Oceaneering that provided emergency response custom engineered solutions to the oil and gas industry. Michele is an Ocean Engineer from Texas A&M University with an MBA Program for Managers from Rice University.

Trond Bokn, Senior VP, Head of Project Development (PRD), Equinor ASA  

Experience: Trond Bokn has worked for Equinor since 1994. He is currently head of Project Development, accountable for all project development deliveries in Equinor spanning from early phase, including execution until the start-up of operations. Previously he has held several leadership positions within the project development area; project director at Johan Sverdrup, and Valemon, and project manager at Gjøa, holding positions within early phase development, subsea and pipeline projects and having been responsible for the international & renewable project portfolio.

Education: Trond holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Per Henry Gonsholt, VP Safety, Equinor ASA  

Per has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and master degree in Management.

Prior to joining Equinor in 1999, he spent several years in the Norwegian Navy and Army. He has held many different leader positions in Equinor, both offshore and onshore in Norway and has also been working with projects in both in Norway and Canada

Since March 2023, he has been appointed as the Vice President of Safety, heading up safety within Equinor.

Michel Myhre-Nielsen, Sr. Advisor Macroeconomics & Market Analysis, Equinor ASA  

Michel holds a master degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. He has worked in different positions in Equinor (Statoil) since graduating in 1997. He worked on research, business development and strategy development related to climate change and CO2 capture and storage for nearly 10 years. From 2008 to 2011 he was the manager for climate and environment in Equinor’s oil sands business in Alberta, Canada. In 2011 he became the communication manager for Equinor’s global natural gas marketing and trading business. In 2014 he became vice president communication for the Marketing, Midstream and Processing business area. He took up his current position October 2018.

Terese Kvinge, VP Shaping, Improvement & Analysis, Equinor ASA

Terese holds a master degree within process engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has 28 years of experience in the energy industry, working for Kværner engineering, Norsk Hydro and Equinor. After working as a process engineer for 10 years, she has held numerous leadership positions within operations, technical integrity and projects. She currently heads up “Shaping, Improvements and Analysis” in Equinor’s project organisation, and is responsible for the early phase project portfolio, improvements across the project portfolio and portfolio analysis.

Milenija Stojkovic Helgesen, Life Cycle Information Advisor, Equinor ASA

Milenija Stojkovic Helgesen is the Vice-Chair of the Digital Transformation Committee of the International Oil&Gas Producers (IOGP) Association. This committee is positioned to lead in shaping the future of the energy sector through digital transformation. Recognizing the collaborative nature of this endeavour, DTC understands that this mission cannot be achieved by any single entity, and thus, advocates for active collaboration with ongoing initiatives and projects.

Milenija currently also holds the role as a Life Cycle Information Advisor for O&M at Equinor, She is involved in shaping internal strategies, roadmap development, and key deliverables within the national and international standardization arena. To this point all her efforts are marked by a dedication to industry standards and collaboration.

Ivar M. Stapnes, Low Carbon Solutions Network Manager for Development, Equinor ASA

Ivar works in the early phase shaping of carbon storage and the hydrogen project portfolio within Equinor, from the perspective of project planning and execution.

Ivar has worked with Statoil since 2006 in different positions within project development. He has been a Project Manager for the Kvitebjørn Compression project, the Valemon Field Development project, the Utsira High Power Hub project and the Field Centre Concept Solution in the Johan Sverdrup Field Development project. He was head of Engineering & Construction, head of Engineering and head of the Project Development Centre in Equinor.

After graduating in 1990 from the University of Trondheim with a Master of Science in Marine Technology, he worked for Kvaerner, Total, Aker, ExxonMobil and Petoro in Stavanger but also worked overseas for TotalEnergies in France and Indonesia. His responsibilities were focused within business development, project development and negotiations.

Silje Skarstein SVP Project Execution Excellence, Life Cycle, Aker Solutions ASA

Silje Skarstein holds a Bachelor Degree in Automation from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, and Executive Master of Management from BI Norwegian Business School.

She has 23 years of experience in the energy industry, working for Aker Solutions and Eviny. Key areas of experience and interest are multidiscipline engineering, project execution and management, business development, strategy, and continuous improvement (Lean).

Øystein Danielsen, VP | Head of Global Supply Chain Management Life Cycle, Aker Solutions AS

Øystein attended the Technical College and obtained Management and Business Management from BI Norwegian Business School. He has more than 25 years’ experience, and 16 years on a global / international level, as a leader and being an expert in his field, ranging from supply chain / fabrication / manufacturing and business management from Kvaerner Oil & Gas AS, NOHA Norway AS And Aker Solutions AS

Nils Arne Sølvik, Executive VP, Modifications & Yard Services, Aibel

Nils Arne Sølvik joined Aibel in January of 2018 in the EVP Business Development & Supply Chain Management, having been a Segment Vice President at OneSubsea.

In August 2019 he took over as EVP Modifications and Yard Services. Nils has previously, worked for ABB and Framo Engineering and has more than 30 years’ experience within the oil & gas industry, where he has held management positions within technology development, project execution, sales and business development, operations/supply chain/manufacturing and after-market.

Nils holds a MSc in Electric Power Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH).

Elvin Feng, President, International Business Division, Neway Valve 

Elvin was appointed as President of Neway Valve International Business Division in October 2020, and leads Neway overseas branch management, international marketing and sales, overseas mergers and acquisitions.

He is also a board member of Neway Valve, his current role is to align the strategy & cooperation between all nine Neway overseas subsidiaries and head office to deliver industrial valve solutions and services for Neway global customers.

Elvin holds a degree in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Manchester, he joined Neway Valve in 2010 as a research & development engineer at Neway R&D Centre. He then worked in overseas sales and marketing team, took on a variety of operational and leadership roles in marketing and sales for regions of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

In 2013, he was the Global Key Accounts Manager leading Neway’s global business cooperation with Shell, TotalEnergies, BP, ExxonMobil and ARAMCO. In December 2017, he took on the role of VP overseas operations and sales, working across the global business activities with major end users in the oil & gas industry.

The experiences and business cooperation with global key end users gets him involved in the front line of the market trend by knowing customers’ ever changing demands and industry challenges.

Miguel Sanchis, Low Voltage Systems Global Product Marketing Manager, ABB

Miguel Sanchis hails from a small city near Valencia, Spain, close to the Mediterranean coast, and is married with three beautiful daughters. His journey began even before he earned his degree in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnics University of Valencia when he embarked on an internship at ABB in 2003, providing support to sales.

In 2004, this internship evolved into his inaugural role as the Regional Sales Manager for ABB Medium and High Voltage Products and Systems. In 2007, Miguel joined Areva T&D as a Segment Manager for Oil and Gas and Power Generation in Spain. In 2010, a pivotal moment marked his transition to General Electric Industrial Solutions, where he embarked on a dynamic 9-year journey that encompassed diverse roles, from Medium and Low Voltage Regional Product Marketing Manager through MV Global Product Manager and finally Global Business Development for MV and LV.

In 2019, following the acquisition of GE IS by ABB, Miguel undertook the role of MV Air Insulated Switchgears Global Product Marketing Manager in Europe until late 2022, when he assumed his current position as the Low Voltage Systems Global Product Marketing Manager.

Miguel’s career journey reflects his commitment, expertise, and adaptability in the field of industrial engineering and product marketing.

Dario Lo Monaco, Supply Chain Manager, Saipem  

In 2020, Dario was appointed as the Saipem Focal Point for IOGP-JIP33 as an EPC Partner.

He currently holds the position of Supply Chain Manager for the Saipem Qatar Branch and has many years of valuable experience within Saipem having been the Head of Procurement for E&C for the Onshore Division and being a Corporate Head of Mechanical Equipment Engineering.

Dario holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Brescia in Italy after having done a Study Exchange Program with Luleå University in Sweden.

Dario worked at an Engineering and Construction company of Cogeneration Plants in Italy. In 2005, he joined Saipem, formerly known as Snamprogetti, as Machinery Engineer dealing with Turbomachinery.

He has done many Onshore and Offshore Projects for Major International and National Operators crossing Project Engineering, Project Interface Management, Project Technical Management, Supply Chain Management and Construction Functions being permanently based in different Countries – Italy, Saudi Arabia, France, UK, UAE and Qatar.

Daniel Prentice, Requirements & Standardisation Manager, Daedalus Programme, bp 

Daniel holds a master’s degree in chemical and process engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

Daniel is a passionate visionary for transforming the way in which capital projects are delivered, harnessing digitalisation, and introducing step change efficiencies and competitiveness to how our industry functions. He is also a strong advocate for integration: seeing cross-company and cross-industry standardisation as a driving force for data democratisation and interoperability.

Daniel has 20 years’ experience living and working across three continents and spanning the lifecycle of multiple green- and brown-field projects; with his recent years focussed on standards, requirements, digitalisation, and integration.

Tom Shortall, Technical Standards Lead, Shell 

Tom is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with a B.Eng. from University College Dublin and MBA from Henley Business School. Tom has worked more than 35 years in Shell, within the Downstream and Upstream businesses in both maintenance and project delivery roles, as well as periods in global contracting and procurement and in asset management consultancy, with the last 9 years working in technical standards. Based in the UK, he reports to the Shell engineering head office in the Netherlands, supporting Shell businesses across the globe.

He chairs the IOGP Requirement Digitalisation Expert Group to help build a common approach for writing and consuming digital standards in the Oil & Gas industry, and is a member of the JIP33 Steering Committee as well as the IOGP Standards Committee.

Mohd Khairil Mohd Hatta, Principal Electrical Engineer, PETRONAS, Malaysia

Khairil is a Principal Electrical Engineer with 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, having also worked on international assignments including working in South Korea. He has held diverse responsibilities encompassing Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, and Operations, particularly in pioneering the world’s first PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu Project.

Khairil holds a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia. He joined the company in 2003 as an electrical engineer in one of the engineering subsidiaries. He was subsequently assigned to multiple projects with a range of technical and leadership roles. He now holds a position in the Electrical Leadership Team of Group Technical Solutions (GTS) at PETRONAS, where he oversees asset operational excellence, decarbonization, digital initiatives, innovation engines, and groupwide engineering standardization.

He has served as the Chair for the AC UPS (S-701), DC UPS (S-702), and Battery (S-740) JIP33 Workgroups during the first specification development. His recent role has focused on JIP33 deployment advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and industry outreach.

Gilbert J Huber, JIP33 SC Representative, Petrobras

Gilbert has 20 years’ experience as an executive in the areas of industrial operations, information technology, and planning in large companies. He also has 15 years’ experience as an entrepreneur in technology and service companies, including two ventures in the US, having had involvement in research and development. Gilbert holds a bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering and an MSc in IT, with a focus on Resilience Engineering and Cognitive Ergonomics in high risk high reliability organizations.

Gilbert worked offshore in Brazil’s Santos Basin in the late 1970s, studied helicopter and passenger safety in the offshore personnel transportation service in Brazil’s Campos Basin in the 2000s, and has been with Petrobras for 5 years, being the JIP33 Steering Committee Representative for 4 years helping to drive JIP33 specifications within Petrobras.

James Carr, Director of Sales, QRA Corp

Since joining QRA five years ago, James has supported Oil & Gas companies to improve the clarity and effectiveness of their written requirements and standards. He has a long-standing relationship with IOGP, dating back to Phase 1 of the JIP33 initiative. James has a keen understanding of the unique challenges producers and suppliers face as they implement modern systems engineering practices into traditional contracting and procurement processes. James works out of QRA’s headquarters in Halifax, Canada.

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