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The blowouts offshore Australia and in the Gulf of Mexico theme at global safety conference

The global offshore safety conference which is to be arranged in Canada in October this year has made changes in the programme to accommodate for a thorough review of last year’s two very serious offshore incidents; the blowouts offshore Australia in August 2009 and in the Gulf of Mexico in May this year.

The International Regulators Forum (IRF) hosts an International Regulators Offshore Safety Conferences in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 17 – 20, 2010.

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Link to the IRF's website

The program for the International Regulators’ Offshore Safety Conference has now been updated to include keynote presentations on the West Atlas/Montara (Australia) and Deepwater Horizon/Macondo (USA Gulf of Mexico).

A roundtable session will address the lessons learned and how they should be applied by operators, contractors, and regulators. The presentations, discussions, and debates are sure to be thought provoking and informative.

If you would like to participate, visit the conference website for more information

Contact person in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway:
Odd Bjerre Finnestad, special advisor and IRF member
E-mail: Odd.Bjerre.Finnestad@ptil.no