#OGENV2019

2019 Tentative Agenda



*We reserve the right to modify and/or change the agenda




Monday, December 2, 2019



1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Session - Fundamentals of the Clean Air Act for Oil and Gas

This ½ day course for the upstream and midstream oil & natural gas industry addresses commonly used equipment at oil & natural gas facilities and associated air quality regulations. The course provides practical overviews of NSPS OOOO and OOOOa, GHG rules, engine rules, and air quality rules often triggered by common upstream and midstream equipment and activities. This course is best geared towards those new to air quality regulations, new to the oil and gas industry, or both.

This course will cover (at a high level) the following:

  - NSPS OOOO, OOOOa and GHG Overview
  - Air Quality Permitting Basics
  - Air Quality Rules by Equipment and Activity Type
  - Source Aggregation for Oil and Gas Sources
  - Enforcement Overview

Presenter: Katie Jeziorski
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Pre-Conference Session - Environmental Assessments Phase I

This course will provide an overview of the elements involved in conducting a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment. Topics will include: How to obtain records, site inspections, identify possible risk of contamination, historical photos, and more.

Presenter: Catrina Shafer
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Exhibitor Check-In and Setup
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Conference Registration Check-In Open


Tuesday, December 3, 2019



7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Conference Registration Check-In Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall - Exhibits Open
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Opening Remarks and General Session Welcome
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Featured Speaker
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break - Exhibits Open
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Breakout Sessions
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM Lunch & Panel Discussion
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Break - Exhibits Open
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Breakout Sessions
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Reception - Exhibits Area


Wednesday, December 4, 2019



7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Conference Registration Check-in Open
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast - Exhibit Hall - Exhibits Open
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Remarks and Featured Speaker
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break - Exhibits Open
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Breakout Sessions
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Featured Speaker
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM On the Go Lunch In Exhibit Areas-Exhibits Open
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Breakout Sessions
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Ethics for Professional Engineers/Conference Closing


Thursday, December 5, 2019



8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Post-Conference Session - Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures in Oil and Gas
Under the Clean Water Act (CWA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires that regulated oil storage facilities develop and implement oil spill prevention, control, and countermeasure (SPCC) plans. In this spill prevention training course, participants will learn about SPCC plans, pollution regulations, proper storage of oil, oil transfer procedures, and proper containment practices.

Presenter: Mario Olmos
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Post-Conference Session - Environmental Assessments Phase II

This course will provide an overview of the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment, including concepts of sampling plan development, field screening techniques, and documentation. It will also cover ways to identify the different types of sampling methods protocols for waste, water/groundwater and soil, as well as how to interpret laboratory data and discuss the Standard Guide for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process.

Presenter: Catrina Shafer