About 40 persons of different European countries and the USA attended the interesting event. The agenda included different speeches and discussions on the new API STD 16 AR Code and the BOP recertification process. As external speakers Jan van Wijk (Principal Technical Expert Well Control Equipment, Shell International Exploration and Production B.V.) and Anthony Onorato (President AXON Pressure Products-Equipment) had been acquired. The guests were also impressed by the comprehensive site tour at the STREICHER premises in Deggenau/Deggendorf. At different locations the phases of the BOP recertification process as well as several sectors of the mechanical engineering of STREICHER Group were presented. After the official program the event finished off in a relaxed atmosphere with a Bavarian evening.