BBSPA OIL & GAS OFFSHORE SAFETY SEMINAR SPEAKERS

BBSPA OIL & GAS OFFSHORE SAFETY SEMINAR, 18 SEPTEMBER 2015, INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, GOLDEN SANDS, VARNA

Speakers:

Introduction: Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA

Opening Address: Xavier Faugeras, General Manager Total E&P Bulgaria

Keynote Speech: Zhecho Stankov, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy and Economy

Session I: Legal Aspects of Offshore Safety
Dr. Jörg Köhli, Team Leader – Safety of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations, European Commission
”Legal Aspects of Offshore Safety of Oil and Gas Operations: Achievements and Next Steps”

  • Achievements by the Offshore Safety Directive;
  • Outlook on ongoing implementation by Member States and industry;
  • The Regulation on accident reporting and planned Guidance;
  • The contribution of the European Offshore Authorities Group to offshore safety;
  • Outlook on the forthcoming report on liability, financial security instruments and compensation claims

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, Energy Projects and Construction, Central and Eastern Europe, CMS Sofia
”Updates on the Implementation of the Offshore Safety Directive in CEE”

– Overview of the Directive
– Update on the implementation status
– Expected next steps with a focus on Bulgaria

 Session II: Technical Solutions for Safety Operations and Their Verification

Yannick Autret, Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Advisor, Total E&P
Eric Fessard, HSE Operational Support Manager, Total E&P
Naval Academy

Panel Session III: Interaction of Operators and Authorities for Offshore Safety

– Zhivko Petrov, Executive Director, Bulgarian Maritime Administration
“Emergency Response Plan”
– Views from Interacting Parties: Operators, Regional Administrations, Ministry of Energy, Black Sea Basin Directorate, Regional Inspectorates of Environment and Water

Session IV: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response
Peter Taylor, Manager, OSPRI
“Recent Developments in Oil Spill Preparedness”

· The Black Sea Regional framework for oil spill preparedness
· Offshore oil & gas installation’s oil spill risk assessment and response planning
· New IPIECA-IOGP Good Practice Guidance for oil spill preparedness and response

Marta Januszewska, Regional Representative Europe, Oil Spill Response Limited
”Tiered Preparedness for Effective Response – International Good Practice in a Bulgarian Perspective.”
presentation abstract

Markku Mylly, Executive Director, EMSA
 ”Adapting the EMSA Pollution Response Capacity to a New Challenge: Offshore Installations Accidents”
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