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2009 SPE Americas E&P Environmental and Safety Conference >

Tuesday, 24 March

0800 to 1000

PLENARY II: WHERE IS HSE GOING?

 

Speakers: David Bonnett, Chevron (Fit‑For‑Duty Efforts), Tom Knode, Halliburton (Leading the Transformation), Eamonn Naughton, BP (HSE: Where We Have Come From), Darren Smith, Devon Energy (Environmental Compliance)

Moderator: Mike Thompson, BP

  Addresses many key occupational safety issues for companies that must deal with generational issues and an aging workforce and ensure that all employees are fit for duty.  New directions for environmental compliance will also be discussed.

1030 to 1200

HSE MANAGEMENT II

  Session Chairpersons: Trey Shaffer, Environmental Resources Management
Terry Thoem, Thoem & Associates
  This session presents information about methods to improve safety and environmental performance through changes in HSE culture, new systems, and improved equipment-manufacturing techniques.
  120972 Quantifying Process Safety With Expert Judgment • I.S. Sutton, AMEC Paragon
  120751 Facilitating a Change in HSE Culture: How To Understand an Organization’s Culture and Affect Change • C.L. Cranford, Plains Exploration and Production
  121068 Process Check: What Is Driving Alternatives Analysis in Environmental‑Impact Assessment for Major Capital Projects? • A.S. Khalsa, H. Boyd, D.A. Slocum, Acorn International

1030 to 1200

CO2/AIR

  Session Chairpersons: Barbara Dougherty, Devon Energy , Mike Godec, Advanced Resources International
  This session will include papers on meeting strict air quality requirements in California, managing CO2 emissions alongside rejuvenating a North Sea oil field, and permitting one of the first CO2 sequestration projects in the U.S.
  118689 Interpreting the Hazardous Air Pollutants Area Source Rule • G.H. Holliday, Holliday Environmental Services
  121073 CO2 Sequestration Permitting at the SECARB Mississippi Test Site • D.E. Riestenberg, G.J. Koperna, V.A. Kuuskraa, Advanced Resources International; R.A. Esposito, K.E. Harrison, Southern Company; C.R. Berry, Mississippi Power; J. Sparks, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality; R. Rhudy, Electric Power Research Institute
  120204 Air Quality Requirements on Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Operations in a Highly Regulated Area: A Southern California E&P Operator's Story • M.A. Shemaria, Tidelands Oil Production; J.B. Yorke, Yorke Engineering

1030 to 1200

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  Session Chairpersons: Rennie Heath, ASSE
  This session will explore integrating social responsibility into corporate HSE management systems, developing measures for sustainability within petroleum companies, and zoning the ocean to protect managed marine areas.
  120973 Integrating Social Responsibility Into the Health, Environment, and Safety Management System (HESMS) • C. Ortega, K. Ravishankar, L. De Angulo, Occidental Oil & Gas
  120572 Sustainability Assessment via Sustainable Value Added and Composite Sustainable Development Index on the Example of Petroleum Majors • B. Friess, University of Leoben

1345 to 1715

FACILITIES

  Session Chairpersons: Deonarine Jaggernauth, Petrotrin
James Robinson, BP
  This session addresses shortcomings in the hazard and operability (“HAZOP”) process, safety when conducting simultaneous operations, well-design integrity, common design errors, dangers of software failures, and risk assessments.
  120735 Why We Don't Learn What We Should From HAZOPs • H.J. Duhon, Gibson Applied Technology & Engineering
  120946 Well Integrity Management: A Systematic Way of Describing and Keeping Track of the Integrity Status for Wells in Operation • J. Haga, Talisman Energy Norway; K. Corneliussen, F. Sorli, ExproSoft
  121050 Time To Protect: Layout Methodology for Safe SimOps in High‑Pressure, High‑% H2S Facilities • A. Blyth, Shell International E&P
  120584 Rig Safety and Reliability Incidents Caused by Software: How They Could Have Been Prevented • D.F. Shafer, Athens Group
  121031 Facility Safety Design: Avoiding the 10 Most Common Design Errors • J.E. Johnstone, Contek Solutions
  120943 Risk Assessment as a Tool in Establishing the Requirement of Subsea Isolation Valves in Subsea Pipelines • R. Dhar, Abbott Risk Consulting

1345 to 1715

WATER

  Session Chairpersons: John Veil, Argonne National Laboratory
Andrew Wojtanowicz, Louisiana State University
  This session will address a variety of produced-water management issues, including heavy-oil production, grey water treatment, and fracture flowback fluids.  It will also offer discussions on advanced oxidation treatment and engineered wetland design for produced-water treatment.
  118701 Skimmer Capacity for Viscous Oil SpillsV.W. Moxness, K. Gaaseidnes, Reninor; H.A. Asheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  120257 Engineered Wetland Design for Produced‑Water Treatment • B.M. Davis, S. Wallace, Stantec; R. Wilson, BP
  121104 Breakthrough Mobile Water Treatment Converts 75% of Fracturing Flowback Fluid to Fresh Water and Lowers CO2 Emissions • A.D. Horn, Newfield Exploration Mid-Continent
  120630 Water Issues Relating to Heavy Oil Production • J.A. Veil, J.J. Quinn, Argonne National Laboratory; J. Garcia, U.S. Department of Energy
  125414 Water Problems and Control Techniques in Heavy Oils With Bottom Aquifers • W. Qin, A.K. Wojtanowicz, Louisiana State University

1345 to 1715

SAFETY PANEL

 

Speakers: Eric Esswein, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Greg Hardin, Occidental Oil & Gas (Issues Related to Changing Workforce Demographics), Jimmy Schwing, Shell, Corey Shelton, BP

Moderator: Jay Bailey, Contek Solutions

  The panel will discuss the highest risk activities in E&P ideas and practical solutions to help prevent injuries in the E&P field.

 

Monday Sessions

Tuesday Sessions

Wednesday Sessions

Presentations just added:

Method To Assess and Classify HSE Standards • A.L. Aas, T. Skramstad, Norwegian University of Science & Technology

Improving Safety Management in the Exploitation of Mature Fields in a Complex Social Environment • L.C. Torraca, M.C. Ferrari, Repsol

Environmental Performance of the Exploration and Production Industry: Past, Present, and Future • M.L. Godec, Advanced Resources International

Restoring Sagebrush Habitat in the Pinedale Anticline Natural Gas Field in Wyoming • H.J. Sewell, Shell Exploration & Production; R. Carr, C‑M Environmental Group

The Impact of Carbon Geological Sequestration • X. Xie, University of Wyoming; M.J. Economides, University of Houston

Use of No‑Purge Groundwater Sampling Techniques To Eliminate Health and Safety Concerns and Reduce Costs • K. Fields, Parsons

Facilitating a Change in HSE Culture: How To Understand an Organization’s Culture and Affect Change • C.L. Cranford, Plains Exploration and Production

Quantifying Process Safety With Expert Judgment • I.S. Sutton, AMEC Paragon

Process Check: What Is Driving Alternatives Analysis in Environmental‑Impact Assessment for Major Capital Projects? • A.S. Khalsa, H. Boyd, D.A. Slocum, Acorn International

Sustainability Assessment via Sustainable Value Added and Composite Sustainable Development Index on the Example of Petroleum Majors • B. Friess, University of Leoben

Rig Safety and Reliability Incidents Caused by Software: How They Could Have Been Prevented • D.F. Shafer, Athens Group

Why We Don't Learn What We Should From HAZOPs • H.J. Duhon, Gibson Applied Technology & Engineering

Facility Safety Design: Avoiding the 10 Most Common Design Errors • J.E. Johnstone, Contek Solutions

Skimmer Capacity for Viscous Oil SpillsV.W. Moxness, K. Gaaseidnes, Reninor; H.A. Asheim, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Engineered Wetland Design for Produced‑Water Treatment • B.M. Davis, S. Wallace, Stantec; R. Wilson, BP

Green House Gases Wilma Subra, Subra Company

New Tool Assists Informed Purchasing Decisions Based on Overall Cost and HSE Risk Potential of Well Construction Fluids • Y.M. Gilbert, A. Kumpulainen, M. Syrjanen, Gaia Consulting

Microbial Degradation of Benzyldimethyl Hexadecylammonium Chloride (BDHAC) Used in Oilfield Chemical Formulations • D. Bassey, S.J. Grigson, W. Mitchell, Heriot‑Watt University

LEGISLATION AND REGULATION:HIGHLIGHTS OF WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN 2009
Mike Godec, Advanced Resources International

Measuring the Effectiveness of Hazard‑ and Risk‑Awareness Interventions Utilizing a Virtual Reality Risk‑Perception Measurement Simulation • T.S. McGrath, University of Western Australia

The Use of Risk Analysis in Design: Safety Aspects Related to the Design and Operation of a FPSO • L. Tronstad, StatoilHydro