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2019 OCSAB Summer Seminar

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - Houston, TX
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The purpose of the Seminar is to enhance your knowledge of current OCS policies, procedures and practices. The Seminar features updates on current issues of interest to those actively engaged in offshore activities.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone involved in OCS leasing, negotiations and/or land and lease administration. The Seminar will be beneficial to landmen, attorneys, exploration and production managers and administrative personnel who have responsibilities in the OCS.

Seminar Schedule

Schedule subject to change

  • Registration

    12:30pm (Near entrance of Grand Ballroom B - 3rd Floor)
  • Welcome, OCS Advisory Board Context & Program Overview


    John Smith - Fieldwood Energy LLC / Keith Couvillion - Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

  • Unitization in the OCS


    Natasha Bland - Unitization Supervisor - Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

    (Introduction - DonJuan Brown - Chevron U.S.A. Inc.)

  • A Tutorial on using BSEEs/BOEMs Technical Information Management System


    Warren Williamson - Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

    (Introduction – Patrick Burch - Fieldwood Energy LLC)

  • 3:20pm - Break

  • Offshore Operators Committee Engagement with BSEE on Decommissioning of Pipeline Related Infrastructure in Water Depths Beyond 182-meters


    Evan Zimmerman – Executive Director – Offshore Operators Committee

    (Introduction – Katie Canady – Marubeni Oil & Gas (USA) LLC)

  • Update on Recent Court Decisions, IBLA Decisions, and Other Regulatory and Policy Issues Impacting the OCS


    Paul J. Goodwine – Attorney - Looper Goodwine P.C.

    (Introduction - Blaine Killion – Kosmos Energy Gulf of Mexico Management, LLC )

  • OOSA Pre-Sale Reception

    Networking: 5:30 - 8:00 P.M.
    Entertainment: 8:00 - 10:00 P.M.

  • Hosted by Offshore Oil Scouts and Sponsored by BP, Equinor, and Talos.

    Offshore Oil Scouts Association BP Equinor Talos
  • OCSAB Summer Seminar sponsored by Nape


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When & Where

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Registration : 12:30pm
Seminar : 1:30pm - 5:15pm

George R. Brown Convention Center - Grand Ballroom B
1001 Avenida de Las Americas
Houston, TX, 77010

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Registration Info

Registration Fee: $50.00

Registration fee includes the seminar, drinks, and snacks.


3.5 AAPL Certification Credits. MCLE credits for Texas and Louisiana (requested).

OOSA Pre-Sale Reception

The OOSA Pre-Sale Reception is hosted by the Offshore Oil Scouts Association and Sponsored by BP, Equinor, and Talos.

Networking: 5:30-8:00 P.M.
Entertainment: 8:00-10:00 P.M

OOSA Pre-Sale Reception Location
The Rustic
1836 Polk St,
Houston, TX 77003

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Offshore Oil Scouts Association BP Equinor Talos