On December 4th, 2014 the NACC-UMW is proud to present
How do we safely transport shale oil from the Bakken oil fields in North Dakota, through the State of Minnesota, to refineries on the East and Gulf coasts?
Presentations and discussions with speakers that bring global, national, regional and local expertise on viable options, risk management practices and the economic impacts of the transportation of crude oil to the State and business community.
Key note speaker for the event will be Dr. Tom Bubenik, along with his team from the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and Germanischer Lloyd (GL).
DNV-GL are leading global providers of risk management, technical advisory and technical assurance services to the oil & gas industry and a leading expert on the energy value chain.
Dr. Bubenik leads DNV’s efforts in developing and applying state‐of‐the‐art technologies to real world problems related to onshore pipeline integrity. Dr. Bubenik recently briefed the U.S. Congress Transportation Committee on these topics
Pipeline Safety and Logistics
Dr. Tom Bubenik, Senior Principal Engineer, DNV GL Oil & Gas
Dr. Oliver Moghissi, Vice President Of Technology, DNV GL Oil & Gas
Paul Eberth, Project Director, Sandpiper, Major Projects, Enbridge
Jonathan Wolfgram, Chief Engineer, Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety
Willis Mattison, Citizens Advocate and technical advisor to Friends of the Headwaters and former Regional Director of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Railroad Safety and Logistics
David Christianson, Project Manager, Minnesota Department of Transportation and Advisor to the Governor’sRoundtable on Bakken oil transportation infrastructure issues
Brian Sweeney, Regional Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs, BNSF
Economic Impact of the Bakken Oil Boom on Minnesota and the Ninth Federal Reserve District
Rob Grunewald, Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
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