Dec. 14, 2021
Oil and gas occupational health and safety professionals empowered at 2021 conference .
The 2021 University of Texas at Arlington or UTA oil and gas conference is presently going on in the city of Houston dubbed the energy capital of the world at the Marriot Marquis hotel adjacent to the Houston convention center down town .
The joint conferences of Oil and Gas Safety and health conference 2021 OSHA Exploration and production and the Oil and gas environmental conference has inputs from OSHA or the occupational safety and health administration, EPA or the Environmental protection agency, NIOSH, or the national institute for occupational safety and health and the University of Texas Arlington.
A lineup of experts in the field and industry including Dr. John Howard director of the National institute for occupational safety and health, and Professor James . M. Olson at the Bush school of government and Public service, Texas A and M University.
Two major panels of 1 Natural resource and environment and 2 State environmental quality, have panelists who include, Julie Murphy 'director of Colorado Oil and gas conservation ', Todd Hiett' commissioner ' Oklahoma Corporation commission, Church Carr Brown ', Ph.D.' secretary 'Louisiana department of Environmental quality and Becky Keogh secretary 'Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment who are enriching participants with tools to improve the understanding and performance of their work.
The break out sessions fall under categories that include, Behavior-based safety, Contractor management, and best practices ' Drilling and Well Control/ Well Serving and completions ' OSHA regulatory/Industrial Hygiene.
In the Oil and Natural Gas industry, Initiatives to advance a safe and responsible Energy future Lunch and key note, speaker Frank Macchiiarola of the American Petroleum institute referred to deliberations at the just-ended World petroleum congress in Houston, talking about the Climate change mitigating strategies of the API and the need for optimism going forward by members of the oil and gas industry.
Participants who spoke to Dr. Ntuba Thompson Akwo said they felt empowered by the conference.
Dr. Ntuba Thompson Akwo.