EVENT INFORMATION

OOGEEP October 2016 Firefighter Workshop

2016 RESPONDING TO OILFIELD EMERGENCIES WORKSHOP

LOCATION:

Wayne County Fire & Rescue Training Facility
2311 South Millborne Road
Applecreek, Ohio 44606

OILFIELD EMERGENCY RESPONSE TRAINING WORKSHOP:

Responding to oilfield emergencies can be challenging work. This workshop teaches commonly used practices, references and standards. The workshop suggests methods which the attendee may find useful in implementing applicable codes, standards and legal requirements.

Upon completion of the 2-day training, each participant will receive a certificate of attendance, an “Oilfield Emergency Response Training Program” patch, a class photo, OOGEEP Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Field Guide, and other materials. Reciprocating patches greatly appreciated. 

Each participant will also receive documentation for up to 12 CEU Contact Credit Hours. These CEU credits must be approved by each department’s Fire Chief in accordance with State Fire Training regulations.

WORKSHOP OUTLINE:

RESPONDING TO POTENTIAL DRILLING EMERGENCIES
Drilling Methods: Vertical, Directional, Horizontal
Flaring Operations While Drilling
Well Control
Well Completion
Introduction to Drilling Equipment and Terms

RESPONDING TO POTENTIAL PRODUCTION SITE EMERGENCIES
Production Methods: Artificial Lift / Natural Flow
Control Equipment: Well Heads, Valves, Separators, Compressors, etc.
Crude Oil Leaks, Spills, and Containment
Natural Gas Leaks, Natural Gas Liquids / Condensate Spills, Vapor Containment
Crude Oil and Condensate Transportation

EVALUATING THE EMERGENCY
Situational Understanding of Crude Oil & Natural Gas Exploration & Production
Fire Behavior Lab / Air Monitoring Exercise
Unified Incident Command
Developing and Implementing a Post-Incident Plan

RESPONSE RESOURCES
Pre-Planning with Local EMA and Crude Oil and Natural Gas Industry
Firefighting Foam and Other Firefighting Agents
Chemical Disclosure / Chemical Identification Exercises
ODNR Oilfield Emergency Response Interactive Website
Ohio Fire Chiefs Emergency Response Plan

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS & EQUIPMENT:

The two-day training workshop includes both classroom and hands-on training sessions. Participants must complete the classroom session to participate in the hands-on training session. All hands-on participants must have completed a minimum 36-hour Ohio Volunteer Fire Fighter Course. Attendees are required to bring their own turnout gear and SCBA for Sunday. All hands-on training will take place outdoors.

REGISTRATION & CANCELLATION POLICY:

Each registrant will receive a confirmation letter, or notification that they have been placed on a “wait list.” Early registrations are encouraged because these workshops fill up quickly. No “walk-in” registrations are permitted. Limit of 4 participants per fire department in each class. Limit of 4 out-of-state participants per class. 

All applicable registration fees must be paid prior to the Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Training Workshop unless specific arrangements have been made in advance. Workshop registrants can be transferred. Any applicable registration fees will not be refunded for “no shows”.

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS:

Best Western
243 E. Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691
330-264-7750 | www.book.bestwestern.com

Econo Lodge

2137 E. Lincoln Way, Wooster, Ohio 44691
330-264-8883 | www.econolodge.com

Hampton Inn
4253 Burbank Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
330-345-4424 | www.hamptoninn.com

*Hilton Garden Inn
959 Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691
877-782-9444 | www.hilton.com
*Offers discounted rates by mentioning OOGEEP Firefighter Workshops.

INSTRUCTORS/TRAINING FACILITY:

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTORS:

Charles “Charlie” Dixon, OOGEEP Safety and Workforce Director »
– Ohio Certified Fire/EMS Instructor/Educator.
– Fire Captain (retired).
– Over 38 years experience in emergency response, fire, and EMS education.
– 29 years experience in crude oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and production and instructing oilfield emergency responders.

Brent Gates, Fire Chief New Concord, Ohio
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– Ohio Certified Fire Instructor
– Over 37 years of experience in emergency response, fire education.
– At-Large Director with Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association
– President Southeast Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association

Rhonda Reda, OOGEEP Executive Director 
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– Over 28 years experience in various aspects of crude oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and production industry.

HANDS-ON INSTRUCTORS:

Charlie Dixon and Chief Brent Gates, Firefighting Team Leaders, along with a team of state certified fire instructors, and emergency responders from the Wayne County Fire & Rescue Training Facility.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:

8:30 AM: Registration/Full Hot Breakfast
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Classroom (Saturday) and Hands-On Training (Sunday)
(Lunch is provided)

 

2016 REGISTRATION OPTIONS:

– CLICK HERE FOR QUICK AND EASY ONLINE REGISTRATION.
– Download PDF then email to dquackenbush@oogeep.org
– Mail to OOGEEP at P.O. Box 187, Granville, Ohio 43023
– Call OOGEEP at (740) 587-0410, fax to (740) 587-0408

WORKSHOP BROCHURE:

Click HERE to download the 2016 Responding to Oilfield Emergencies Workshops brochure.