Subsea Intervention: Getting back to Business


The 13th Annual Deepwater Intervention Forum (DIF) themed “Cost Effective Solutions For Well Intervention – Doing What Makes Sense” held August 8-10 at the Galveston Convention Center in Galveston, TX; consolidated its position as the leading forum in the intervention industry by providing once again cutting edge technical insight, high-level networking, and new business development opportunities.

Operators and service providers look forward to this annual gathering, as it enriches their businesses with innovative new technology, while networking with leading companies and colleagues from the intervention sector.

Over two days, subject matter experts shared their experiences on current mergers, partnerships and how companies are working together to appropriately re-balanced risks while still achieving the expected quality of services. Technical insights and best practices vital to improving the quality, safety and economics of the intervention industry were also discussed.

DIF multi-national exhibit floor showcased the most innovate technology, services and solutions from 41 leading companies.

2017 Post Event Experience


Hosted By

BP Oil Industry Company
Helix Energy Solutions

Learn New Subsea Intervention Technologies and Techniques From the World’s Most Experienced Industry Leaders

Learn New Subsea Intervention Technologies and Techniques From the World’s Most Experienced Industry Leaders


Thank You to Our Sponsors

DOF Subsea
Aker Solutions
National Oilwell Varco

Complimentary Exhibit Hall Access To Operators


“Oceaneering is excited to be a key partner and exclusive sponsor of the Deepwater Intervention Forum since its inception in 2005. As an industry leader in all aspects of deepwater intervention, Oceaneering is connecting what’s needed with what’s next with best practice solutions, innovative technology, and the latest regulatory information. The Deepwater Intervention Forum is a must-attend event that showcases decades of industry experience and knowledge from all operators and suppliers”

Daniel Vela, Director Business Development, Oceaneering Service

Sonardyne have been involved in DIF for the past 10 years, and always find it one of the best technical conferences in the GoM region. At this year’s event we are looking forward to presenting a paper on “Innovations for vessel free subsea monitoring and operations” and will also have a booth where we’ll be reviewing the systems which were utilized during NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy lab demonstrations in November.

Lana Berry, Office Manager, Sonardyne Inc

“As a leading provider of third-party intervention well-control equipment audits and field services, we find that the Deepwater Intervention Forum is an event not to miss. From networking and education to learning about new technologies and solutions, our teams hear first-hand what operational challenges and particular obstacles well intervention operators and service providers are facing.”

Nancy Kenney, Marketing & Public Relations, Subsea Solutions

“Technical program is excellent coupled with plenty of time for offline discussions. It is a key part of finding out what is going in within subsea well operations.”

Colin Johnston, Director, SeaNation LLC

“The Deepwater Intervention Forum is one of the best conferences I’ve attended.  Focusing on interventions enables the conference to provide meaningful insights into recent case studies and provide overviews of emerging technologies that will soon become proven.  It’s an incredible opportunity to network with influential subject matter experts from across the globe.  DIF is circled on my calendar every year.”

Alex Lawler, P.E., Drilling/Completions Engineer, LLOG Exploration
“Magma exhibits at DIF as it attracts the highest level of intervention experts. DIF is unquestionably the best global forum to review intervention trends and for insights into new innovations.”
Andrew Kerry-Bedell, Marketing Manager, Magma Global Ltd

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