- Best Practices
- Safety Performance
6th EUOAG Meeting, 1st - 2nd April, 2014
Tuesday, 1 April, 2014
Wednesday, 2 April, 2014
Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels
The 6th meeting of the EUOAG took place in Brussels, Conference Centre Albert Borschette on April 1st - 2nd, 2014. The agenda of the meeting was the following:
|DAY 1: TUESDAY 1st APRIL 2014|
|Part 1: Ad hoc meeting – Common Reporting Format - Regulatory Authorities|
|9:15||Introduction||Jan de Jong (JdJ)|
|9:30||Presentation and finalising outstanding issues on the EUOAG WG proposed formats||JdJ|
|11:30||Clarification on outstanding comments from Industry and Unions (Invited: OGP, IADC, IMCA, IndustriAll)||JdJ|
|13:00||Lunch Break |
(Restaurant facility on Level 5 of Conference Centre)
|Part 2: Plenary Session – Authorities and Stakeholders|
Welcome and Introduction
K.D. Borchardt / J. Panek / S. Walker
Internal and External Emergency Response Plans (a discussion within the EUOAG on the requirements within OSD with input from invited relevant industry bodies).
- Discussion on the specific requirements within the articles in the EC Offshore Directive that address internal (Articles 11(1), 14, 28 and Annex I part 10) and external response (Article 29 and Annex VII) plans;
- MS to review current activities in their Country in this area and put forward discussions on current good practice. MS to have considered the requirements of these articles and put forward problems in delivering requirements of the Emergency response requirements of the Directive.
Rob James, Oil Spill Response Ltd.
Leendert Bal, EMSA
Micheal Palme Malinovsky, Denmark's Ministry of the Environment
COM (I. Lambie)
Industrial Associations (IMCA, OGP and IADC) presentation on their latest Safety/Environmental initiatives and the latest developments in the industry. Recent accidents and incidents: Lessons learned.
Unions and Stakeholders comments.
Summary of the afternoon session
K.D. Borchardt / S. Walker
|DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 2nd APRIL 2014|
Part 3: Ordinary Session – Regulatory Authorities
K.D. Borchardt (J. Panek) / S. Walker
|9:05||Summary Record of the 5th EUOAG meeting|
|9:10||Presentation on Review of the EUOAG WG on the proposed Common Reporting Formats. Confirm EUOAG conclusion.|
|10:15||Cost Benefit Analysis work relating to the implementation of the Common Reporting Formats (CRFs)||COM (X. Goulay)|
Transposition of Directive
Each MS must review their plans for transposition of the Offshore Safety Directive and their progress against their plan; each MS to present the areas where they have had difficulties and where future difficulties are envisaged for discussion within EUOAG.
Note: Cyprus, Poland and Italy have presented on Transposition at the November meeting, but it is anticipated that progress and further challenges will be reported in the interim.
EC reply to Questions from MS in November EUOAG meeting
J. Panek (J. Koehli) / S. Walker
A discussion on Article 4 OSD on Safety and Environmental considerations relating to offshore licensing.
Introduction into safety and environmental considerations relating to licensing.
Ireland to present their current approach to safety and environmental considerations relating to offshore licensing.
Discussion on the specific requirements within Article 4 in the EU Offshore Directive that addresses safety and environmental considerations in licensing.
All MS to put forward discussions on current good practice and problems encountered in delivering these requirements of the Offshore Safety Directive.
J. Panek (J. Koehil) / S. Walker
COM (A. van Dalen)
Sheenagh Rooney, CER, Ireland
Capacity Building - Introduction of JRC surveys on CA resourcing currently and any proposals for July 2016.
A short overview of the work to be carried out on EC MS CA resource requirements, MS CA capacituy resource availability and the consideration of possible solutions to any potential shortfall in CA resources.
M. Christou, JRC
Recent accidents and incidents, including lessons learned.
NSOAF multi-national audit on human and organizational factors in well control in the North Sea.
Other matters of interest.
EC Offshore liability study (Bio by Deloitte and Stevens & Bolton, LLP) seeking responses from MS authorities for interviews. Only Greece has responded so far.
J. Panek (J. Koehil) / S. Walker
Summary of the afternoonClosing remarks
|Chair / Co-chair|
|13:15||End of the Meeting|