Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 08/2010

Meeting bigger challenges in deeper waters

Nazery Khalid

April 2010

Maritime Institute of Malaysia


As the pursuit of hydrocarbon energy to meet voracious global demand goes to farther offshore locations in deeper waters, bigger and more challenges await players in the offshore oil and gas industry. Below are the excerpts of Nazery Khalid’s opening remarks at the Offshore Australasia Congress 2010 in Perth on 14 April 2010 in which he shared his thoughts on some of the key issues and challenges that the industry players need to confront.