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8th EUOAG Meeting, 12th-13th November, 2014

Date(s): 
Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
Thursday, 13 November, 2014
Place: 
Directorate General for Energy & Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels

The 8th meeting of the EUOAG will take place in Brussels, Directorate General for Energy on November 12th, 2014 and Conference Centre Albert Borschette on November 13th, 2014. The agenda of the meeting is the following:

TimeItemLead
DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2014
13:00Registration 
EUOAG Part 1: Ordinary session - Regulatory Authorities
13:30Introduction

Co-Chairs:

Jan Panek (COM) / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)

13:40

Summary record of 7th EUOAG meeting

File Approved Minutes of 7th EUOAG meeting - Ordinary session

File Approved Minutes of 7th EUOAG meeting - Plenary session

Follow-up on action list

 COM
 13:50

Capacity Building - determining potential gaps of Competent Authority capacity to enforce provisions of the OSD.

Presentations followed by short discussions.

  • Review of the outcomes of the 7th EUOAG meeting;
  • Presentation of the interim report (Stage 1) of the Capacity Building study;
  • MS Consultation on the Best Options for Strenghtening Offshore Safety Expertise from the Interim Report;
  • Outline of Stage 2 Capacity Building Study and the final report.

 

 

 I. Lambie, COM

S. Soleille and H. Ding, Bio by Deloitte

S. Soleille, Bio by Deloitte

15:00

How best to facilitate sharing knowledge and expertise with Competent Authorities of Member States with small or emerging offshore industries:

  • Presentation from proposal at last EUOAG meeting;
  • Open floor discussion.

 

 

Y. Diop, France

15:30Coffee/Tea Break to be provided during session (outside the meeting room) 
 15:45Design of a Software tool for reporting Annex IX events (Major Hazard Indicators) M. Christou, JRC
16:15

Transposition / Implementing the Directive

Round table: sharing of experience.

  • Update on developments (since April 2014);
  • Current issues and next steps.

 

Key topics in Transposition of OSD: Competent Authorities' role in Risk Based Licensing.

Other business.

Reply to unanswered questions from MS in July EUOAG meeting.

All MS

 

 

 

 K. O'Carroll (UK DECC)

 

COM

17:35

As appropriate: MS to share information on accidents, incidents and investigations, including lessons learned.

Presentation on PSA's study of well control incidents 2003-2010.

All MS

 

A. Vatten, Norway

17:55

Summary of the afternoon session

Closing remarks

Co-Chairs: Jan Panek (COM) / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)
DAY 2: THURSDAY 13th NOVEMBER 2014

EUOAG Part 2: Plenary Session – Authorities and Stakeholders

9:30Welcome to Plenary Session of EUOAG

Co-Chairs:

Jan Panek (COM) / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)

9:40

Common Reporting Format / Implementing Regulation update

  • Adoption of Implementing Regulation;
  • Next steps after the adoption of the Implementing Regulation.

COM

Harry van der Meijden, SSM

9:50Offshore Oil and Gas Liability Study: Update on recent Workshop.

I. Pearson, COM

10:30

Assessment and acceptance of Reports on Major Hazards and Well Notifications

  • Summary of recent JRC-DGRME Syracuse Workshop;
  • Assessment process leading to the decision on acceptance: a report from the UK;
  • Discussion.

 

Michalis Christou (JRC)

J. Munro, HSE

11:10Coffee/Tea Break to be provided during session (outside the meeting room) 

11:25

Industrial Associations presentations on:

  • their latest Safety/Environmental initiatives;
  • the latest developments in the Industry;
  • recent accidents and incidents, and lessons learned.

 

Unions and other Stakeholders' comments.

Other business.

Presentation of the DIFIS/MIFIS JRC study on oil spill containment.

P. Toutain & R. Festor (IOGP), J. Bugler & E. Comyn (IMCA)

 

 

 

Fivos Andritsos (JRC)

12:45

Summary of the session

Closing remarks

Co-Chairs:

Jan Panek (COM) / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)

JOINT WORKSHOP ON IMPLEMENTING REGULATION GUIDANCE DOCUMENT
14:00IntroductionChairs: Member States / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)
14:30
  • Implementing Regulation Guidance Document "Ad hoc" working group / work scope extension;
  • Interaction between different Stakeholders;
  • Planning;

 

  • Guidance topics;
  • Guidance proposals for points a-j (OSD, Annex IX, comma 2);
  • "SECE / Structural Integrity" team;
  • "Expert judgment" team;
  • Other guidance proposals;
  • Constraints.
Vincent Claessens (SSM), Iain Lambie (COM), MS CA's and OGP/IADC
15:15Coffee / Tea Break to be provided during session (outside the meeting room) 
16:45

Summary of the afternoon session;

Closing remarks.

Chairs: Member States / Harry van der Meijden (SSM)
17:00

End of the meeting