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13th EUOAG meeting, 18th-19th January 2017

Date(s): 
Wednesday, 18 January, 2017
Thursday, 19 January, 2017
Place: 
Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels

The 13th meeting of the EUOAG will take place in Brussels, Conference Centre Albert Borschette on January 18th - 19th, 2017. The agenda of the meeting is the following:

TimeItemLead

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY 18th JANUARY 2017

14:00Registration 
EUOAG Part 1: Ordinary Session – Regulatory Authorities
14:20

Introduction

 

Co-chairs:

Stefan Moser (DG ENER), Wendy Kennedy (BEIS UK)

14:30

Summary Record of the 12th EUOAG meeting

Co-Chairs

14:40

Update from CA recent activities

  • Report/status/planning of testing trans-boundary and Union emergency mechanism;
  • Ensuring offshore safety in operations outside the EU - report on recent events and best practice.

MS

15:00

Best practice 

  • Cost reduction in offshore operations, without compromising safety and environmental protection.

Saravan Marappan (BEIS UK)

15:50

Capacity Building

  • Member States' national measures regarding access to knowledge, assets and expert resources (including formal agreements): information on reports received.

Stefan Moser (DG ENER)

16:00Coffee/Tea Break
 
16:20

Progress report on recent activities by the JRC

  • Summary of the training course on the assessment of reports on Major Hazards;
  • Advisory support to CAs (Support to Cyprus);
  • Next steps.

 

Virtual Centre of Offshore Safety Expertise

  • Project update;
  • Final platform presentation.

 

Accident Reporting Software tools (SyRIO & SPIROS)

  • Presentation of operational versions;
  • Questions by MS on distributed software SyRIO.

Stefano Tarantola (DG JRC)

 

 

Bogdan Vamanu (DG JRC)

17:20

Major Accident Investigation Reports

  • Format for the submission of summaries of Major Accident Investigations - Article 26(2) of the OSD;
  • Current MS practices (MS);
  • Discussion for establishing minimum content of the summary reports.

Gill Minshull (HSE-UK)

 

18:00

Feedback from the International Regulators' Forum annual meeting

Vincent Claessens (SSM-NL)

18:10

AOB:

  • Yearly reporting obligation by MS as stipulated in Article 25(1) of the OSD;
  • Offshore Safety Directive Transposition (General update).

Stefan Moser

Joerg Koehli

Anastasios Papandreou

(DG ENER)

18:25

Summary of the afternoon Session

Closing remarks

Co-Chairs

DAY 2: THURSDAY 19th JANUARY 2017
EUOAG Part 2: Plenary Session – Regulatory Authorities and Offshore Stakeholders

08:45

Registration

 

 

 09:00

 

 Welcome & Introduction to the Plenary session of EUOAG

Co-chairs:

Stefan Moser (DG ENER), Wendy Kennedy (BEIS UK)

09:10

Summary Records of the 11th and 12th EUOAG meetings

Co-Chairs

09:20

Cyber security: Legal Framework and steps towards an Energy Specific Strategy

Manuel Sanchez Jimenez & Michaela Kollau (DG ENER)

09:45

Hydrocarbon Guidance Document (former BREF)

Florence Limet (DG ENV)

10:05

Update on the report on liability, financial security instruments for compensation claims and criminal liability

  • Feedback from the European Parliament
Joerg Koehli (DG ENER)

10:30

Current Technical challenges - CA

  • Safety and Environmental protection during operations in deepwater/high pressure conditions (introduction of subject and discussion between CAs and Stakeholders for topics to be presented in future meetings or workshops);
  • Safety and Environmental protection oversight of decommissioning & abandonment of offshore installations.
Saravan Marappan (BEIS UK)
11:10

Coffee/Tea Break

 

11:25

Current Technical challenges - Industry

  • Operations in deepwater/high pressure conditions;
  • Cost reduction without compromising safety and environmental protection;
  • Decommissioning and abandonment;
  • Discussion.
Industry (IOGP, IADC)

12:15

Industrial Associations presentations on:

  • Latest Safety/Environmental initiatives;
  • Latest developments in the Industry;
  • Recent accidents and incidents and lessons learned.

 

Unions and other Stakeholders comments

Other business

IOGP/IADC/IMCA

 

IndustriAll

 12:50

Summary of the morning session

Closing remarks

Co-chairs:

Stefan Moser (DG ENER), Wendy Kennedy (BEIS UK)

DWEA WORKSHOP ON INSPECTION AND WELL MANAGEMENT & INTEGRITY

14:00Registration 
14:20Introduction

Chair:

DWEA-DK
14:30

Inspections in Offshore Operations and Installations

 

Martin Toft Pilegaard (DWEA)

Christian Saxer (DWEA)

 

 

 

  
15:00

Open discussion

15:30

Coffee/Tea break

15:45

Well management & Integrity

16:15

Open discussion

16:45Learnings and summary - Group Exercise
17:50

Evaluation and closing remarks

Chair