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2015 OOGA Technical Conference and Oilfield Expo Preview

Posted By Lyndsey Kleven, Communications Coordinator, Monday, October 12, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Ohio Oil and Gas Association will host the 2015 OOGA Technical Conference and Oilfield Expo on November 4th—November 5th 2015.

This year’s event will be held at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge, Ohio. This location change was made as the Association has taken past attendee’s feedback into consideration while working to improve the overall impact of the event.

The event brings together top industry leaders offering in-depth presentations on today’s most important topics. This year, attendees will learn about an array of topics, including:


  • NORM/TENORM and the Potential Future Impacts
    (Kevin Kosko – Shale Mountain Resources)

    Erosion and Sediment Control and Cost Management
    (Ababu Gelaye, M.S., CPESC, P.G. – Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.)

    Status of Rulemaking Initiatives
    (Scott Kell– Ohio Department of Natural Resources)

    SPCC Update: Compliance with New Rules
    (Ryan Elliot – Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP)

    Oil and Gas Administration on Wayne National Forest – Federal Leasing and Oil and Gas Development
    (Richard Jones – Wayne National Forest – Supervisors Office)

    Lateral Science, Making Engineered Completions an Every Well Event
    (Tony Vilegas – C & J Energy Services)

    A Proactive Approach to Addressing Annular Pressure Issues in the Utica-Point Pleasant Shale Play
    (Tom Tomastik – ALL Consulting)

    Induced Seismicity – A Growing Concern for the Oil and Gas Industry
    (Brad Bacon – PDC Energy, Inc.)

    Passenger Vehicle/Pick-Up Truck Fleet Safety
    (Wayne Vanderhoof – RJR Safety, Inc.)

    “It” happened! What do you do? Internal Investigations of Well Site Events
    (Richard A. Schwartz – Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP)

    Uncommon Ground for the Common Good
    (Rich Cochran – Western Reserve Land Conservancy)

As Ohio’s premier oil and gas industry event, the Oilfield Expo will host more than 80 exhibitors representing a displaying of the latest industry equipment and new practices. Both indoor and outdoor exhibitor spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Join other oil and gas professionals at the oilfield celebration reception on Wednesday, November 4th. Once again this reception will be held on the trade show floor allowing attendees and exhibitors to network in a relaxed and festive setting

Registration to attend the event will be available online through October 31, onsite registration will be available at the venue. Register early to save, discounted early-bird rates end October 26.

The Association would like to say thank you to our Premier Sponsor, the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18, along with all of our other sponsors, exhibitors and attendees. We look forward to seeing each of you at the event. 

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