December 5-7, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

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Track 4: Subsea

Tuesday, November 01

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
Session 4A: Dispersants - Recent Scientific Findings
Room: Room 22/23
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Chair:
Barbara Parker, EM Science and Advocacy Manager-PTS Emergency MGMT, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Moderator:
Victoria Broje Ph.D., Sr. Emergency Response Scientist, Shell Exploration & Production Company
Speakers: Efforts to Address Recent Oil Spill Dispersant Research Challenges
Abstract
Thomas Coolbaugh Ph.D., Oil Spill Response Advisor, ExxonMobil Corporation
Co-Author(s):
Geeva Varghese, Country Manager - Australia, Oil Spill Response Limited
  Comparison of Oil Fate and Exposure from a Deep Sea Blowout, With and Without Subsea Dispersant Injection Treatment
Abstract
Deborah French-McCay, Ph.D., Director, Research and Model Development, RPS Ocean Science
Co-Author(s):
Deborah Crowley, Ocean Engineer, RPS
  American Petroleum Institute (API) Research on Subsea Dispersant Injection: Overview of Toxicity and Biodegradation Findings
Abstract
Jonathan E. Naile, Ph.D., Ecotoxicologist, Shell Trading Company
  American Petroleum Institute (API) Research on Subsea Dispersant Injection Project
Abstract
Tim Nedwed Ph.D., STP-A, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company

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Wednesday, November 02

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10:30 AM 12:00 PM
Session 4B: Seeking Authorization of Subsea Dispersants
Room: Room 22/23
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Chair:
Roger Scheuermann, Consultant, HWCG & Independent Consultant
Co-Chair:
Pat Peavler, Manager, HSE Management System, TOTAL E&P USA, INC.
Speakers: API Industry Recommended Subsea Dispersant Monitoring Plan
Abstract
Mike Drieu, HSE Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  Regional Response Team Subsea Dispersant Use Approval Process
Abstract
Michael Sams, Incident Management and Preparedness Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard 8th District
  NOAA's Portion to Authorization for Subsea Dispersants
Abstract
Paige Doelling Ph.D., SSC, NOAA/NOS/ORR/ERD
  Cascading of Resources - Dispersant Supplier
Abstract
James Hanzalik, Vice President, Clean Gulf Associates

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1:30 PM 3:00 PM
Session 4C: Underwater Oil Spill Detection and Recovery
Room: Room 22/23
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Chair:
Jim Elliott, President, American Salvage Association / Teichman Group
Speakers: 2016 OSRO Guidelines
Abstract
Lt. Brandon Aten, Program Manager, U. S. Coast Guard
  APEX 3508-Case Study
Abstract
CDR Mark Sawyer, Liaison Officer to the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command, U. S. Coast Guard
  Recovery of Toxic Cargo from a Sunken Tank Barge: Lessons Learned and Policy Implications
Abstract
Jim Elliott, President, American Salvage Association / Teichman Group
  Barge MM 46 Response Case Study
Abstract
LCDR Mary Dwyer, Chief of Response, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River

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3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Session 4D: Subsea Dispersants - Monitoring
Room: Room 22/23
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Chair:
Don Costanzo, Software Development Manager, RPS Ocean Science
Co-Chair:
Roger Scheuermann, Consultant, HWCG & Independent Consultant
Speakers: Overview of the Industry Sub Sea Dispersant Injection (SSDI) Monitoring Impetus, Capability and Actions, and Associated Guidance/Standards
Abstract
Samuel Walker, Group Marine Science Expert, BP Oil Co
Co-Author(s):
Mike Drieu, HSE Advisor, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
  Details on Analytical Parameters and How They Inform the Response Operations
Abstract
Gina M. Coelho Ph.D., Principal Senior Scientist, Sponson Group Inc.
  Design, Develop, Deploy: Strategies for Effective Monitoring Programs
Abstract
Jodi Harney, Ph.D., Energy Director | Senior Scientist, CSA Ocean Sciences, Inc.
  Future Monitoring Capability and Expectations
Abstract
Arden Ahnell, Senior Managing Scientist, EXPONENT

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