Piper Alpha – Accident or Predictable Surprise

Recorded On: 11/15/2016

Many may recall what a profound impact the industry's worst offshore Oil & Gas incident has had on our business. In fact you will rarely here it referred to as an incident as it has, since the day it occurred, been referred to as the Piper Alpha Disaster.

Survivor Steve Rae will discuss his thoughts and experiences from Piper Alpha to hopefully influence how safety can be improved by us all as individuals through accepting personal accountability and adopting a more proactive approach.

This webinar is categorized under the Health, Safety, and Environment discipline.

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Steve Rae

Piper Alpha Survivor

Time in Industry: 30+ years, 6 offshore, remainder with ad-hoc visits
Employer: Private Consultant
Position: Business Advisor & Public Speaker
Offshore Electrical Technician (1982 – 88)
Technical Manager (1989 – 2003)
Drilling Superintendent (2003 – 06)
Operations Manager (2006 – 08)
• Member of SCLT 2007 -10
• IADC North Sea Chapter Vice Chairman 2007
• IADC North Sea Chapter Chairman 2008-09
V.P. International Platform Drilling (2008 – 11)
V.P. Business Development (2011 – 2013)
Country Manager Brazil (2013 – 2014)
• Chairman Statoil Aiming High Leadership Team, Brazil 2014
V.P QHSE Archer the well company (2015 – 2016)

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11/15/2016 at 9:30 AM (EST)   |  90 minutes
11/15/2016 at 9:30 AM (EST)   |  90 minutes Scheduled for 90 minutes.
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available CEU Credit