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1 Technology Collaboration in Brazil July 2011 James Faroppa

2 Introduction BG on Technology – Recognise new solutions drive industry performance – Applied innovator strategy – Investment in Brazil R&D in partnership with ANP Brasil Proposition – Brasil 15th in the world in relevant scientific production – Globally recognised R&D in: Deep-water drilling Bio-fuels Farming Aviation 2

3 BG Group Global Technology Centre 3 Front view Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4 BG Group Global Technology Centre 4 North view Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

5 5 Internal view Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BG Group Global Technology Centre

6 6 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BG Group Global Technology Centre East view

7 7 Rio de Janeiro Federal University campus hosts a number of companies Located in the Energy City – Rio de Janeiro Overview Deliver Brazil R&D investments Based at UFRJ Engine for delivery of Group wide technology value Milestones GTC completed 2013

8 Working with Universities Our beliefs: University innovation is vital to industry Leading research is the intellectual stimulus to attract the best Education and advancement are interlinked Joint benefits in partnership Leverage scarce talent 8

9 Working with Universities What we will provide : Long-term relationships Investment of time and commitment Freedom to publish results Shared benefits Applied research – Interesting and challenging problems – Good data Industry partners 9 Relationship based on contacts not contracts

10 Partnership between BG and University circa. 10 in Brazil Each institute will address a specific technology need Institute will have an external university partner Fundamental research delivery mechanism BG / ANP may fund infrastructure, equipment and research staff salaries Aspires to be a globally recognised. 10 BG Group Institutes – Links with Academia

11 Creating BG Group Institutes – what we look for External University Leading research expertise in an area relevant to BGs challenges Genuinely inter-disciplinary Experienced with industrial partnerships and collaborative research Demographically viable – is position sustainable Brazilian University Aspiration to grow a collaborative research capability Understanding that academia and industry aims are different Educational support 11

12 12 Applied Carbonate Technology Carbon management and gas utilisation Existing Building CSGSafety and Asset Integrity Shale gas Potential Water Management HPHT development Improved and enhanced recovery Advanced geophysical imaging Deepwater developments Focussed technology programme BG Technology Hubs Onshore Logistics

13 Sustainable Innovation: Research – Training Nexus BGI Post graduates studies Tertiary education Supporting STEM teaching Widening access 13 Leading research Collaborative, internationally renowned Talent development Competencies Ability and Motivation Build focussed training Build capabilities Outreach

14 Fellowship Programme Joint effort between: BG Brazil National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) Partnership will fund up to 450 international fellowships over next 8 years BG will identify and fund : – Industrial fellowships and placements outside of Brazil for Brazilian students – Academic placements outside of Brazil for Brazilian students – Attract world-leading academic talent into technology institutes in Brazil – World-class researchers to teach and coordinate research in Brazil. A network of BG institutes will be created within Brazilian universities. 14

15 BG Group Technology tomorrows technology in todays assets


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