Training Sessions


Please check back soon for downloadable presentations from these sessions.


Environmental Track

As focus on the Utica Shale becomes more intense, so too are compliance issues with environmental regulation. Better understand the scope of environmental issues during these training sessions.

Environmental Track Schedule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Ohio Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Plans 

Beth Powell – New Pig Corporation  

 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

RegScan: Environmental Compliance System

Heidi Ruckno and Lou Eubank – RegScan

 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

TruthLand Viewing

Presented by EID Ohio

   Thursday, December 6, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Ohio Environmental Regulatory Overview for Water

Kristin Watt – Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Air Permitting Under Ohio Law: Oil and Gas Well Sites in Ohio

Anthony Giulani – Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Safety Track

Worker safety and awareness is necessary during all phases of drilling and production operations. Each company has its own safety program, but the culture remains the same: Get your employees home safe after their shift.

Safety Track Schedule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Utica Shale Production Site Safety: Vapor Recovery Units, Production Equipment Emergency Shut-down and Tank Battery Static & Lightning Protection

Chris Veazey – EnerVest Operating
Dewain Horne – Pride of the Hills 
David Collier – Profire Energy Inc. 
Bruce Kaiser – Lightning Master

 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Hazard Communication Standard – Global Harmonized System Updates and OSHA Site Visits

Russ Hocutt – CompManagement, Inc.

 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The Importance of NFPA 2112/2113 in Developing an FR Clothing Program

Derek Sang – Bulwark Protective Apparel

   Thursday, December 6, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Pipeline Safety and Regulations and Excavation Safety Consideration

Brian Harclerode – EVETS Oil & Gas Construction Service

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Creating a Behavior Based Safety Program, Performing Job Safety Analysis

John Lafayette – One Stop Safety Consulting

Business Development Track

Small businesses are the backbone of the Ohio economy and particularly the oil and gas industry. Traditionally, the majority of those involved with the industry are multi-generational, family-owned companies with fewer than 25 employees. Small staffs usually wear many hats. Learn about recent updates of small business issues and how to maximize your marketing budget.

Business Development Schedule

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

5 Steps to Success in Shale – Introduction to the Procurement Process and Minority Owned Business Certification Process

Joe Barone – Shaledirectories.com
Sharon Smith – Ohio Development Services Agency

 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Safety Culture in the Oil and Gas Industry

Brad Hunt – Risk Control 360°

   Thursday, December 6, 2012
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Ohio BWC Program Overview

Kevin Abrams and Tom Gallagher – Ohio BWC

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

How Healthcare Reform will Affect Your Business and Medicare Updates

Liz Karl and Katie Cook – Dawson Companies