WEBINAR: Five ways equipment integrity assurance can improve well NPT

Join our upcoming webinar to find out how operators seeking to maintain reliability and minimize risk can overcome challenges and reduce NPT

This Oil and Gas IQ webinar will address how operators can improve bottom-line value and deliver assurance, while addressing the more-for-less challenge without compromising quality

This webinar will take place on:
April 30, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM GMT

Non-productive time (NPT) accounts for 23 per cent of overall well development spending, according to the Oil and Gas Authority. Considering the ongoing related price pressures within the global hydrocarbons industry, Oil & Gas IQ's upcoming webinar will aim to address the challenges currently facing operators seeking to maintain reliability and minimise risk.

Join Melvin Banford, Global Head of Wells Assurance at Lloyd’s Register, to explore why the leaner environment in markets means companies will more than ever require innovative solutions to achieve desired results within tighter margins, as he looks at the quality assurance and the framework for getting it right to ensure long-term sustainable improvements.

Sign up to this webinar to learn how to:

  • Effectively improve NPT.
  • Implement the correct management and quality framework to help manage risk more effectively.
  • Improve quality and deliver assurance.
  • Address the more-for-less challenge without compromising quality.


Melvin Banford, Global Head of Wells Assurance, Lloyd’s Register

Having been employed in the marine and offshore oil and gas industry for more than 30 years, Banford’s career has spanned from technical hands on, professional and managerial engineering to director-level roles and responsibilities.

Melvin holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering with an MBA in Energy Management and maintains accreditations with the Engineering Institute Chartership and Quality Institute Chartership. Melvin is a dedicated and passionate individual, particularly about his work in the areas of business quality management, assurance and control which he balances with a practical and common-sense approach; identifying what businesses should prioritise and crucially how to deliver the optimum business outcomes.