International Forum on Group V Heavy Oils
September 9-10, 2014
Preliminary Program: Below is a partial list of presentations that have been processed to date.
Title: API Study on Detection and Recovery of Sunken Oil
Authors: Jacqueline Michel, Research Planning, Inc., Mark Ploen, QualiTech, Inc.
Presenter: Jacqueline Michel, Research Planning, Inc.
Title: Lessons Learned from Marshall, MI – Activation of the Necessary Response Components for Sinking Oil
Presenter: Ralph Dollhoph, USEPA FOSC
Title: NRDA Considerations for Release of Dilbit and Bitumin Products into the Environment.Presenter: Jessica Winter, NOAA
Authors: Jessica Winter-NOAA , Bob Hadad-NOAA
Presenter: Jessica Winter-NOAA
Title: Fast Attack Spill Response For Diluted Bitumen & Bakken Shale Oil
Presenter: John Brinkman, Pres. & CEO Imbibitive Technologies.
Title: Canadian Case Studies, Response techniques used in 2013 for submerged oil recovery in the Chaudière River of a Bakken Formation Crude oil.Response techniques used in 2005 and 2006 for the submerged oil recovery in Lake Wabamun Bunker C oil.
Presenter: Mark Brown, ECRC Manager Great Lakes Region
Title: Diver Safety and Production when working with Submerged Oil Recovery
Presenter: David DeVilbiss, Vice President, Global Diving Services
Title: Prospective Shipping of Heavy Oils: USCG 9th District Perspective
Presenter: Jerry Popiel, USCG 9th District Incident Management Advisor
Title: Sunken Oil Recovery Systems: FOSC Recommendations
Presenter: Kurt A. Hansen, U.S. Coast Guard R&D Center
Title: Properties and Behavior of Dilbits and Bitumen
Presenter: Merv Fingas, Spill Science
Title: Case Study: DBL 152 Detection Methods, RecoveryTechniques, Response Measures Considered and Adapted, End Point Clean Up Determination and Resource Trustee Cooperatio
Presenter:Steve Lehmann, NOAA
Title: Canadian Oil Sands Preparedness: Adapting Existing Response Capabilities
Presenter: Lt. Sarah Booth, USCG Industry and Interagency Coordination
Title: Changing Legal Landscape Because of Spills of Group V Oils
Presenter: Marc K. Shaye, Attorney at Law
Title: European Perspective: Study of Behavior of Bitumen and Emulsified Bitumen when Released into Water
Presenter: Dr. Ronan Jezequel, Cedre Research Department-Breast, France
Title: Salvage Marine Firefighting (SMFF) Regulations Perspective and Recent Advances in Detection, Containment and Recovery Techniques for Submerged Oil
Presenter: Jim Elliot, Vice President T&T Marine Salvage
Partial List of Additional Speakers/Presenters:
Senator Carl Levin, US Senate – Opening Remarks