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2005 Offshore Hurricane Readiness and Recovery Conference

The U.S. offshore oil and natural gas industry, in collaboration with its regulatory agencies, is hosting the Offshore Hurricane Readiness and Recovery Conference, July 26-27, 2005, at the InterContinental Houston Hotel [713-627-7600]. This conference is targeted to people in industry, government or other groups involved in Emergency Response; Design, Installation and Operation of Offshore, Shore-base Terminals; Drilling; and Offshore Oil and Gas Service and Supply. Industry experts, including representatives from the USCG and the MMS, will share their insights on:

  • Perspective of Regulators
  • Planning and Response Best Practices
  • Metocean: Hindcast, Historical Perspectives, and Forecasting
  • Performance of Drill Rigs, Production Facilities and Pipelines

On day 2, breakout sessions will delve deeper into the analysis of Hurricane Ivan and give participants the opportunity to discuss the performance and adequacy of design standards on Drilling Rigs, Production Facilities, and Pipelines. These discussions will influence the direction of future industry studies.

The conference cost is $600.00, discounted to $475 if registered by July 15, 2005 [government rates of $500 / $375]. Additional information and on-line registration is available here.