Seminar International standardization in the reliability technology and cost area


NEN and Shell invite you to a seminar in Delft on Wednesday 29th March 2017 (13:00 - 18:00h) entitled “Achieving sustainable business performance by qualified implementation and use of oil and gas standards”. Welcome lunch starts at 12:00h.

This seminar is a unique opportunity for the European petroleum industry and others to learn how existing and new multi-disciplinary international ISO standards are enablers for cost-efficiency, risk reduction, and minimizing carbon footprint.

The working group, ISO/TC 67/WG 4 "Reliability engineering and technology", which is responsible for reliability and cost related ISO standards in the petroleum, petrochemical, and natural gas industries, will inform about latest status and their applications. Specific focus will be given to the newly updated standards ISO 14224 Reliability and maintenance data and ISO 19008 Cost coding system.

Target group

The seminar should be of interest for various stakeholders in Europe and international petroleum industry: oil & gas companies, engineering companies, contractors, manufacturers, safety and reliability consultancies, certification bodies, safety authorities and R&D. The seminar does also represent a unique opportunity for knowledge sharing between oil and gas and other industries.


It is necessary to register in advance and before 22 March 2017!
Registration fee for the seminar is €100,00 (Ex. VAT)

We invite our participants from 12.00h to register and join the networking lunch!

13.00 Welcome by Hein Tils, Shell, General Manager Production Excellence Upstream
Session 1 Management and the standardization approach
Lead by: Dr. Ian Stanley - Shell, Seminar Chairman
13.00 Welcome address by Shell Management
13.15 Updated and latest news from international standardization
Runar Østebø, Statoil, Advisor and ISO/TC 67/WG 4 Convenor
13.30 ISO 14224 - Collection and exchange of reliability and maintenance for equipment: Learning from failures
Dr Jon T. Selvik, IRIS, Sr. Research Scientist and ISO 14224 technical editor
13.50 ISO/TC 67 – International standardization for materials, equipment and offshore structures for the petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries
Dr Jeannette Hofman-Züter, NEN, Manager Energy and ISO/TC 67 Secretary
14.10 Coffee break
Session 2 Industry application of ISO standards for business value creation
Lead by: Guilherme Naegeli, Petrobras, ISO/TC 67/WG 4 member
14.40 Offshore & onshore reliability data (OREDA) collection – Snapshots from an OREDA JIP member
Nicolas Clavé, Total, Specialist in Reliability & Production availability
15.00 Application of ISO standards in the generation of value through a production assurance and reliability management digital tool based on ISO standards
Odd Are Svensen, ExproSoft AS, CEO
15.20 Reliability based design for pipelines – Canadian Standard Association approach, industry response and comparison with ISO 16708
Francisco Alhanati, C-FER Technologies, Managing Director
15.40 Tracking of downhole ESP reliability – Status of industry adoption of ISO 14224 terminology and concepts
Francisco Alhanati, C-FER Technologies, Managing Director
16.00 How to use ISO 14224 to achieve quality data when dealing with human factors in socio-technical and industrial systems
Dr Jon T. Selvik, IRIS, Sr. Research Scientist an ISO 14224 technical editor, and Dr Linda J. Bellamy, White Queen BV, Director
16.20 Coffee break
Session 3 The importance of safety and cost
Lead by: Dr. Ian Stanley - Shell, Seminar Chairman
16.50 ISO/TR 12489 – Reliability modelling and calculation of safety systems: Business application by Total
Nicolas Clavé, Total, Specialist in Reliability & Production availability
17.20 ISO 19008 – Application and use of the standard cost coding system within cost estimating, experience data, benchmarking and analysis
Olav T.M. Theodorsen, Statoil, Advisor Cost Estimation
17.50 Open discussion and concluding remarks
18.15 Closure

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Address details

NEN - Vlinderweg 6 - 2623 AX Delft T +31 15 2 690 390

Travelling information

Arriving in the Netherlands by plane
- Rotterdam The Hague Airport: 15 minutes by taxi or bus to Delft city center
- Amsterdam Schiphol Airport : 45 minutes by train to Delft Central Station
- Brussels Airport Zaventhem: 1.45h by international train (Thalys) to Rotterdam Central Station and transfer to commuter train (direction The Hague) to Delft Central Station

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Meeting facilities
Room facilities Beamer & screen
Breaks (am & pm) Beverages are served in the meeting room
Facilities disabled toilet: elevator area behind entrance hall (ground floor)
Wi-Fi Access NEN special Wi-Fi guest network
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House rules

- NEN office is a 'non-smoking' building!
Smoking area is outside opposite to the main entrance stairs at the seating area.
- It is not allowed to bring food into the meeting rooms.
- Beverages are served in your meeting room. Extra orders: call ext. 102 NEN restaurant.

Safety & security

NEN Building is open from 7.00h until 19.00h.
In case of calamities in our building ALWAYS follow instructions of the NEN employee, present at your meeting and familiar with the building and escape routes.

Special diets

Attendees with special diets are asked to inform the registration desk or mail to

Practical information

Weather forecast

Currency: euro (€)
Exchange at any bank (opening hours 09:00 h – 17:00 h), and in most of the larger hotels. Bank notes are issued in the following denominations: 5, 10, 20, 50 euro (100, 200, and 500 euro are usually not accepted). Coins in use: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cents, and 1 & 2 euro.

Electricity supply (230 Volts, 50 Cycles)
The European 2-pin electrical plug is used in the Netherlands


Delegates from outside the "Schengen area of Europe" are advised to check with their local travel agency about regulations regarding passports, visas and vaccinations and, particularly, about the time required for obtaining a visa if necessary.

Information can be obtained from the nearest Netherlands embassy, consulate or diplomatic mission. More information:

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NEN Events has negotiated special rates for participants to our meetings in Hampshire Hotel Delft Centre and WestCord Hotel Delft.

Bookings at special rates is only possible with reference code: NEN and booked by e-mail or telephone. (You cannot enter the code at the online hotel page.)

Hampshire Hotel Delft Centre

Address: Koepoortplaats 3, 2612 RR Delft

Comfort room
Single use: € 105,50 Double use: € 115,50
Upgrade to Deluxe room (3 types)
From € 18 to € 30 for single use Double use: € 10
incl. Breakfast and excl. City tax € 2,90 p.p.p.n.

Bring your NEN badge in Hampshire restaurant 'Swing' and you receive 10% discount on your menu (drinks excluded).

WestCord Hotel

Address: Olof Palmestraat 2, 2616 LM Delft

Comfort room
Single use: € 109 Double use: € 123
Single use: € 139 Double use: € 153
incl. Breakfast and excl. City tax € 2,40 p.p.p.n.

More hotels in Delft

Reservations can be made on availability only!
Reservations and payment should be made directly to the hotel of your choice.
Please note that any cancellations or changes made to reservations will need to be made directly with the hotel, and NEN nor any other sponsor or organizer accepts liability for reservations or cancellations. Any questions regarding your hotel reservation should be directed to the hotel.

Restaurants in Delft

The city centre of Delft has numerous restaurants in different styles and prices. We advise you to make a reservation first if you intend to dine with a large group.

Discounts for NEN delegates (by showing your NEN badge) in restaurant 'Moodz' and 'Seven Hills' (discount on the menu price). Staying in Hampshire hotel you receive 10% cash back in Restaurant 'Swing'.

Taxi companies
Deltax +31 15 21 91 919
Taxi Delfland +31 15 36 46 443

Bike rental

You can rent a bike for € 7.50 and € 15 per day (€ 50 deposit and by showing your passport) at Delft Central Station T+31 15 21 43 033 or bike rentals in the city centre; ask at the reception desk of your hotel.

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