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Project Title: Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations

PIN: TRB-SASP-13-06         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

Hutchins, Mark

Subject/Focus Area:
Engineering and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure

Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations
December 4, 2014 - December 5, 2014
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Tim Devlin
Phone: 202-334-3363
Fax: 202-334-3510


Committee on the Application of Real-Time Monitoring of Offshore Oil and Gas Operations

National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington D.C. 20418

First Meeting
December 4-5, 2014

Public Meeting Agenda

Thursday, December 4, 2014 (NAS Building Room 125)

Open Session

1:45 Opening Remarks and Introductions
Richard Sears, Committee Chair

2:00 Opening Remarks by BSEE
Doug Morris, Chief, Office of Offshore Regulatory Programs, BSEE (INVITED)

2:15 Sponsor Presentation: Background Information and Study Goals
John Cushing, Senior Technical Advisor, BSEE

2:35 Sponsor Briefing from BSEE Internal RTM Workgroup John Cushing, Senior Technical Advisor, BSEE

3:05 Break

3:15 Presentation from Authors of 838. Inc. RTM Report
Mark Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, 838, Inc.

3:50 API RTM Workgroup
Holly Hopkins, Senior Policy Advisor, Upstream and Industry Operations, American Petroleum Institute

4:50 Revisit Statement of Task (open discussion with sponsor)
Richard Sears, Committee Chair

5:50 Adjourn Open Session

Friday, December 5, 2014 (NAS Building Room 125)

Open Session

9:00 Opening Remarks, Introductions, Review of Previous Day
Richard Sears, Committee Chair

9:15 Real-time Monitoring for Oil and Gas Operations and Current Practices
Chris Harder, Vice President, Global Wells Organization (GWO) Operations, BP
Barry J. Gaston, Team Lead, WellVantage Remote Operations Deepwater, Shell
Todd Durkee, Director, Drilling and Completions, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
George Buck, General Manager, Drilling and Completions, Chevron

10:15 Q/A and Open Discussion

10:30 Adjourn Open Session / Break

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Richard Sears(chair)
Paul Bommer(by phone)
Jim Crompton
James Dyer
Wayne Hale
Stig O. Johnsen
Manuel Terranova
Peter Velez

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
1. NRC policies and procedures
2. Committee's statement of task
3. Potential sources of bias and conflicts of interest
4. Types and sources of background information relevant to the committee’s work

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 12, 2014