Offshore / E&P

Offshore / E&P

13 Mar 2018, 16:00 - 17:30

South Gallery Room 15 & 16

Chair: Toby Stone, General Manager, Maritime Emergency Response Commander, Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Industry has made significant progress in the management of oil spill risks from offshore E&P activities over recent years. A range of intervention options are now in place in the event of a sub-sea well control incident.  This session will review these new tools and techniques that are available to industry as it develops offshore fields.

Speakers include:

Oil Dispersion from Blowouts in the Presence of Gas: Limited Scavenging of Dispersant Due to Gas Bubbles
Prof Michel Boufadel, Director, New Jersey Institute of Technology 

Automatic Dosage of Dispersant during Subsea Dispersant Injection (SSDI) A New and Novel System Offering Improved Control of SSDI Effectiveness and Dispersant Dosage
Prof Per Johan Brandvik, Senior Scientist, SINTEF Ocean 

Intervention Technology for Subsea Well Incidents
Garry Dickinson, SWIS Subsea Engineer, Oil Spill Response Ltd

Subsea Dispersant Injection as an Oil Spill Response Option on the Norwegian Continental Shelf
Karina Heitnes Hofstad, Specialist Process Technology, Statoil

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Programme subject to change


  • Toby Stone


    General Manager Response

    Australian Maritime Safety Authority

    Toby Stone works for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and is the General Manager of Response. Toby Stone previously worked in the...

  • Prof Per Johan Brandvik


    Senior Scientist

    SINTEF Ocean

    Dr Brandvik is a Senior Scientist at SINTEF Ocean, Environmental Technology in Trondheim, Norway and an adjunct Professor in Organic Marine...

  • Prof Michel Boufadel



    New Jersey Institute of Technology

    Dr Michel Boufadel is Professor of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, and a Professional Engineer. Dr Boufadel served recently on four National...

  • Garry Dickinson


    SWIS Subsea Engineer

    Oil Spill Response Ltd

  • Karina Heitnes Hofstad


    Specialist Process Technology


    Karina Heitnes Hofstad has 20 years of experience in Statoil Research, currently she works within Safety and Sustainability Technology, specifically...

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