Senior Advisor, Floating Systems
PETER M LOVIE PE, LLC
47 year career in offshore, all in Houston, started in offshore drilling, then a stint in subsea production with the last 19 years in the floating production business: FPSOs
and shuttle tankers with emphasis on US Gulf of Mexico, first as BDM for North America for Bluewater (FPSO contractor), then as VP with American Shuttle Tankers
crossed the aisle to become an employee of an operating oil company (Devon Energy) that had a large portfolio of operated field developments in deepwater GoM and a non operated prospect at Cascade (50:50 with Petrobras).
At Devon the prior experience came together, where he
saw a potential in 2007 to reduce FPSO rates by in a bid process, a move that led to the current FPSO choice at Cascade/Chinook.
adapted North Sea best practices to apply to GoM metocean, tanker sizes and business conditions as Devon's policy.
After Devon exited offshore altogether in 2H2009, Peter served as an independent "Senior Advisor Floating Systems" on technical, marketing and commercial matters.
Recent pro bono work includes leadership roles in SPE
, Rice Global E&C Forum
(industry co chair) and DeepStar (co chair of Contributors).
is author of 5 patents, is frequently published in the industry and a speaker at conferences, quoted in Upstream.
Education was at the University of Glasgow and then the University of Virginia where he was a Fulbright Scholar and earned his Master of Applied Mechanics degree.