Prevention First: Onshore and Offshore Pollution Prevention Symposium and Technology Exhibition September 12-13, 2006

* Note: Some presentations and/or papers do not appear here as they were not submitted by the author(s) for publication.

Human and Organizational Factors
Moderator: Kevin Mercier, California State Lands Commission

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)
Moderator: Martin L. Eskijian, P.E., California State Lands Commission

  • MOTEMS Implementation and Updates (Martin L. Eskijian, P.E., California State Lands Commission)
    Presentation | Paper
  • Cold Ironing at Marine Oil Terminals (POLB)* (Kosal Krishnan, Ph.D., P.E., and Jeff Khouri, P.E., DMJM Harris and Steve Nagel, P.E., Port of Long Beach)
  • LNG Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (LNGTEMS) (Gayle Johnson, P.E., HPA, Inc.)
    Presentation | Paper
  • Risk Assessment/Hazards for Deep Water Port LNG Receiving Terminals (Mike Hightower, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque)
    Presentation | Paper
  • Numerical Investigation of Free-Surface Signatures Generated by Submerged Objects (Qiang Zhu, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego)
  • Recent Advances in Passing Vessel Loads* (David Kriebel, Ph.D., P.E., United States Naval Academy, Annapolis)
  • Passing Ship Effects on Moored Vessels at Piers (Erick T. Huang, Ph.D., P.E., Naval Facilities Engineering Services Center, Port Hueneme)
  • Tsunami Hazards at Marine Oil Terminal Sites in San Francisco Bay* (Lori Dengler, Ph.D., Humboldt State University, Arcata)

Oil Spill Prevention And Response R and D: OSPR’s Scientific Study And Evaluation Program (SSEP)
Moderator: Walter Nordhause, Ph.D., California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

OSPR Emerging Issues II
Moderator: Julie Yamamoto, Ph.D., California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Platform Spill Prevention and Safety Management
Moderator: Mark Steinhilber, California State Lands Commission

  • MMS Focused Facility Review and Safety Management (Shannon Shaw, U.S. Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service)
    Presentation | Paper
  • Safety Through Process Management – Lessons Learned at Production Facilities for California Offshore Oil and Gas* (David Rodriguez, California State Lands Commission)
  • Oil Spill Drill Incident Command, Planning or Dress Rehearsals: Preparing to Attack Spills and Manage Response (Andrew Prestridge, Ph.S., and Scott Robertson, DCOR, LLC)
    Presentation | Paper

Safety, Offshore Pipelines
Moderator: Chandra Basavalinganadoddi, P.E., California State Lands Commission

Protecting California Coasts from Marine Invasions
Moderator: Maurya B. Falkner, California State Lands Commission

Permitting Strategies: Pipeline Construction and Maintenance In High Risk Areas
Moderator: Dave Blurton, California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

  • Pipeline Permit Process for New Pipelines: Gathering all the Necessary Permits and Information* (Mark Reese, Pacific Energy Partners)
  • Input to Pipeline Operators Obtaining Construction Permits: A State Agency Perspective* (Kathleen Jennings, Ph.D., OSPR)
  • Determination and Description of High Consequence Areas for Pipeline Maintenance and Construction Activities* (Bob Gorham, Office of State Fire Marshal)
  • Pipeline Permitting: The U.S. Forest Service Process* (Stephen L. Johnson, Bureau of Land Management)

LNG Receiving Terminals on the West Coast
Moderator: Madhu Ahuja, P.E., California State Lands Commission

Maritime Security
Moderator: John Brown, California State Lands Commission

Marine and Intermodal Transportation Issues
Moderator: Norman Fassler-Katz, State Senate Transportation Subcommittee

Offshore Seeps Study and Beach Hazards Removal
Moderator: Dan Dudak, California State Lands Commission

Marine Oil Terminal Engineering and Maintenance Standards (MOTEMS)
Moderator: Ron Heffron, P.E., Moffatt & Nichol

Oil Spill Planning Monitoring and Modeling
Moderator: Kim McCleneghan, Ph.D., California Department of Fish and Game, OSPR

Facility Abandonment and Restoration Program
Moderator: James Hemphill, California State Lands Commission