I O&G Meeting Day in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands is consolidating an international position as a strategic spot for the Oil & Gas industry, more specifically for the oil rigs’ transit. The Canary archipelago is situated in a privileged geographic situation in front of the West Coast of Africa and benefits from a full European and Spanish legislation. It is also the gateway and a hub for Western Africa in terms of goods and services.

The offshore industry is carrying out adjustments to adapt itself to the fall of oil prices through the optimization of human resources and the reduction of budgets in search of greater efficiency and effectiveness for all the procedures but always guaranteeing safety.

For this reason, Grupo Stier is organizing on the 16th and 17th March in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria the “I O&G Meeting Day” to discuss about the main challenges that the sector is facing, such us:

  • European Directive EU 2013/30 on offshore safety
  • Risk prevention and Quality
  • Environmental aspects
  • Competence and safety

The event will count with top international executives as speakers including OPITO, Shell Nigeria, Inaer/Babcock International and environmental experts from the Government of Cyprus and Nigeria. Each one will expose, from their perspective, different points of view which are to be complemented by the general legal interpretation of the Lawyers Firm, ISLAW Madrid.

Among the attendees, we have the presence of multinationals in Africa and Europe, multinationals established in the Canaries, large Spanish oil companies, service providers of the Canary Islands and OPITO MEA Training Centres.

The “I O&G Meeting Day in the Canary Islands” is one of the actions that Grupo STIER organizes complementing the 15th TPAG Meeting that is celebrated for the first time in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The events count with the sponsorship of PROEXCA, SPEGC, CASA ÁFRICA, among others local public authorities and institutions, in addition to the support of OPITO, as the pioneers in the continued drive to raise awareness on a global sense on safety in the oil and gas industry.

The “I O&G Meeting Day in the Canary Islands” is one of the actions that Grupo STIER organizes complementing the 15th TPAG Meeting that is celebrated for the first time in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The events count with the sponsorship of PROEXCA, SPEGC, CASA ÁFRICA, among others local public authorities and institutions, in addition to the support of OPITO, as the pioneers in the continued drive to raise awareness on a global sense on safety in the oil and gas industry.

“I O&G Meeting Day in the Canary Islands” is an unique opportunity to share your experiences by paying a minimum Registration Fee (the TPAG Members are invited). Check out the presentation and fill in the following Form.

Remember that the Registration deadline closes on February 20th. Due to the limited seating capacity, the confirmation will be assigned by strict order of the date of registration/payment.

Wishing to welcome you soon in the Canaries!

Is BOSIET the certification I need?

The BOSIET training course is for anyone who works or would like to work in the offshore oil&gas industry, whether on platforms, offshore facilities, etc.

The course includes helicopter accident survival, firefighting, first aid, sea survival, self-rescue with lifeboats and boarding a totally enclosed motor propelled survival craft.

What does CA EBS mean?

The acronym next to some of the BOSIET modalities refers to the type of breathing system used on all British and Dutch helicopter flights. It stands for Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System.

And then?

The OPITO BOSIET certificate with EBS and CA-EBS is valid for 4 years. It can be renewed through the Further Offshore Emergency Training, or FOET. This training is also certified by OPITO. It is very important to note that the BOSIET certificate must still be valid when the FOET is reserved.

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Geographically, the archipelago is located in the Atlantic Ocean, of the northwest coast of Africa, north of the Tropic of Cancer, Just over 1,000 kilometres from the Spanish Mainland and about 100 km from Africa, the Canary Islands Region is set in the Atlantic Ocean as a strategic enclave between three continents: Europe, Africa and America.

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Grupo Stier S.L. has received funding from the Loan and Guarantee Fund for the Promotion of Innovation Business Projects for the project called INNOVATION PROJECT IN THE FIELD OF MARITIME SAFETY IN THE CANARY ISLANDS, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) at 85% FEDER Operational Program for the Canary Islands 2007-2020.

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