Young Professionals Workshop

Monday, 6 February 2012 • 0800 – 1700 hours

Theme: Creativity, Innovation and Integration towards Excellence

The workshop is designed to cater for tertiary qualified oil and gas professionals under the age of 35 with less than 10 years industry experience in any technical discipline. University students, industry executives, young professionals and students will have the opportunity to engage in discussions about the future directions for young professionals in the oil and gas industry and to address issues of importance to them. Registration for the workshop is limited to full conference registrants, and is on a first-come first-serve basis.




0730-0800 hours


0800-0830 hours

Welcome Coffee and Tea
Meet AAPG, EAGE, SEG and SPE  Presidents

0830-0845 hours

  • Welcome and Opening by  2011 IPTC Host Committee Chairman, Phongsthorn Thavisin, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Construction Division, PTTEP
  • Introduction by Co-Chairmen, Mr. Naruepon Lecksiwilai and Mr. Tony Thomas
  • Objectives of the Workshop

0845-1030 hours

Keynote Addresses by Industry Executives

  • Dr. Songpope Polachan, Director General, Department of Mineral Fuels, Ministry of Energy Thailand
  • William Drennen III, Senior Vice President, Hess Corp.
  • Somchai Manopinives, Senior VP, Technology and Operations Division, PTTEP
  • Hinda Gharbi, President – Asia, Schlumberger
  • Soh Mey Lee, Vice President, Strategic Planning from AET Tanker Holdings Sdn. Bhd.

1030-1100 hours

Coffee Break/Group Photo

1100-1230 hours

Panel Session – Creativity, Innovation and Integration towards Career Excellence

1230-1330 hours

Luncheon/Networking Opportunity

1330-1430 hours

Team Building Activity 

1430-1445 hours


1445-1645 hours

Group Breakout Discussion
Presentation by Group Leaders
Q&A/ Group Discussion

1645-1700 hours

Wrap-Up Discussion and Adjournment


Young Professionals Workshop Subcommittee


  • Naruepon Lecksiwilai, PTT Exploration and Production Plc
  • Tony Thomas, Schlumberger


  • Mohammed Ali Abd El-Aziz, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)
  • Paolo Gavioli, Baker Hughes
  • Chakron Kanjanavasoontara, PTT Exploration and Production PLC
  • Booncherd Kongwung, PTT Exploration and Production PLC
  • Nirwanshah Nasharudin, Carigali Hess Operating Company Sdn Bhd
  •     Tito Satria Putra Perdana, Schlumberger
  • Pimsiri Sirikhuang, Chevron Corp.
  • Wong Lee Jean, PETRONAS Carigali S/B


Young Professional Workshop Sponsor

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If your organization would like to participate as a sponsor in Young Professionals Workshop, contact:
Jenny Chong
IPTC Senior Event Manager
Tel: +60.3.2288.1233
Fax: +60.3.2282.1220