Subsea Controls and Power Distribution 2024

25.09.24 - 26.09.24

Subsea Controls and Power Distribution 2024 will take place at Caledonien Hotel in Kristiansand September 25th-26th.

This year’s conference theme is Subsea controls and power distribution technologies enabling future developments in the energy industry.

We want to ensure our relevance in the new energy domain.
Subsea technology has for decades provided robust, compact and energy efficient solutions to the Oil and Gas industry.
Our professionals are enthusiastic about sharing experience and adapting to the future energy needs.

Did you miss the 2023 version of this conference? Take a look at the aftermovie and experience the atmosphere:

Welcome to Kristiansand for two days of technological input on September 25th & 26th!
But already the evening before, September 24th, you are welcome to join a Light Ice Breaker.
This pre-event will take place in the exhibitors area, and is sponsored by Teledyne Marine.
All you need to do is register for the conference and tick the box that you are participating at the Light Ice Breaker.
It will take place in the exhibition area and provide good opportunities for mingling.

Program (the program is subject to change)

  • 08:00-16:00

    B2B Meetings

    We have made a reservation for 4 meeting rooms that companies can rent to hold B2B meetings. The meeting rooms (8-10 persons) are available September 24th from 08:00-16:00. For prices, info & registration, please contact

  • 16:00

    Exhibitors Rigg Time

    The exhibitors can start rigging their exhibitions!

  • 18:00-20:30


    The evening before the conference you are welcome to join a Light Ice Breaker. This pre-event will take place in the exhibitors area.
    (NB! remember to register in advance both for the Light Ice Breaker and the conference)

    This Event is sponsored by: Teledyne Marine

  • 09:00

    Registration & coffee

  • 09:50


    Karin Sundsvik | NFEA

  • 10:00


    Erik Vinje | Rystad Energy AS

  • Session:

    Intelligent well devices – experiences and further development

    Chair: Bjørn Haavengen | TechnipFMC

  • 10:30

    Experiences fiber optic wetmate into a subsea well

    Lars Vinje | Equinor ASA

  • 11:00


  • 11:30

    Advanced well control-the electrification roadmap

    John Zarnowiecki | Schlumberger NEO-AC
    Louis Dallet | Schlumberger NEO-AC

  • 12:00

    The journey towards electric completions

    Kjetil Borgersen | Halliburton AS

  • 12:30


  • Session:


    Chair: Rune Martinussen | Equinor ASA

  • 13:30

    Electric XT into an old/existing Brownfield facility. Communication and power management

    TBA | Equinor ASA

  • 14:00

    Impact of Electrification on Subsea-Subsurface Interfaces

    Robin Slater| OneSubsea

  • 15:00


  • Session:

    Subsea Stations for offshore wind

    Chair: Asmund Mæland | ABB AS

  • 15:30


    Alexander Tuborg Vilstrup | One Subsea

  • 16:00

    Subsea Connectivity & Distribution for Floating Offshore Wind

    Michael Earnshaw | Siemens Energy Limited
    Rob Wyatt | Siemens Energy Limited

  • 16:30

    Subsea Substation and Intelligent Power Collector

    Øistein Martinsen | ABB AS
    Truls Normann | Aker Solutions AS

  • 17:00

    End Day 1

  • 19:00

    Conference dinner at Christiansholm Fortress

  • Session:

    Cyber Security & Digitalization

    Chair: Endre Brekke | Siemens Energy AS

  • 09:00

    The risk landscape, challenges in risk management and some regulatory issues

    Håkon Styri | NSM

  • 09:30

    Leveraging Modularization and Module Type Package (MTP) Technology for Flexible Equipment Package Integration: Applications in Subsea Control and Power Distribution Systems

    Stephan Hensel | Semodia GmbH
    Anna Menschner | Semodia GmbH

  • 10:00


  • 10:30

    Industrial IOT and Subsea technology for topside applications

    Erlend Grande | Siemens Energy AS

  • 11:00


    Walter Caharija | Siemens Energy AS
    Eric John Root | Equinor ASA

  • 11:30


  • Session:

    Integrity & Security

    Chair: Gjermund Mathisen | Aker BP AS

  • 12:30

    Advanced Active Acoustics for Leak Detection of HC & CO2, Subsea Awareness and Security

    Michael Smith | Imenco Future Technologies AS

  • 13:00

    Securing the Future: Building Cyber-resilient Subsea Control and Power Systems

    Kenneth Titlestad | Sopra Steria AS

  • 13:30

    Closing remarks by Committee Leader

  • 13:40

    End of Conference


Practical information


25.09.24 - 26.09.24


Radisson Blu Caledonien Hotel
Vestre Strandgate 7
4610 Kristiansand


Participation fee

  • Company member kr. 7 000,-
  • Personal member kr. 7 000,-
  • Education member kr. 4 000,-
  • Education Non member kr. 5 000,-
  • Non member kr. 10 000,-

Press participates for free! (*dinner is not included) Send email to for registration.

(Subject to changes)


The dinner will take place at Christiansholm Fortress. More info, prices & registration will follow soon.

Christianssand Artillerie Compagnie anno 1711 is host this evening and a separate bar will be set up with the possibility to buy drinks. The bar is open until 24:00 and they do accept cards. At this time of the year, the Fortress can be difficult to heat up sufficiently, so we recommend that you bring suitable clothes.


Each participant must book their own accomodation.
The rooms can be booked on tel. +47 38 11 21 00 or by 1/9-2024.
Room rates:
NOK 1345 per night for a single room
NOK 1545 per night for a double room

Exhibition / logo

Book your exhibition by sending an email to

kr. 10 000,- (+ Participation fee)

Exhibition incl. logo on eventpage/in app etc:
kr. 15 000,- (+ Participation fee)

Maximum exhibition size: 3 meters width x 2 meters depth

Logo in the program:

  • Members kr. 6 000,-
  • Non members kr. 8 500,-

(Subject to changes)

Program Committee

Bjørn Haavengen | TechnipFMC
Zlatan Kobaslic | Aker Solutions AS
Børge Nedal | AS Norsk Shell
Rune Martinussen | Equinor ASA
Asmund Mæland | ABB AS
Endre Brekke | Siemens Energy AS
Gjermund Mathisen | Aker BP ASA
Tonje Olsen Benestad | NFEA
Karin Sundsvik | NFEA

Other information

Light Ice Breaker, September 24th
The evening before the conference you are welcome to join a Light Ice Breaker. This event will take place in the exhibitors area, aprox 18:00. The Light Ice Breaker is sponsored by Teledyne Marine. Registration is required! Tick the box for participation when registering for the conference.

HERE you will find NFEAs Terms for cancellation and refund


The app is available in Appstore and Googleplay and it is named NFEA. Use the same email as you used to register for the conference to log in. In the App you`ll find list of participants, program, sponsors and eventually also PDF version of those lectures we are permitted to share. The same app will also apply if you participate at other NFEA conferences. List of participants: each participant can choose to hide their identity in the app.

The app for this event is now ready to use