Throughout the year, SOER hosts valuable workshops for industry professionals. These workshops are held in various locations around the state on a variety of industry-related topics. 

For more information on SOER workshops, please contact Trey Lewis, SOER Coordinator, at tlewis@soerok.com or by calling 405-601-2098.

Water Transfer, Treatment & Reuse

More information coming in early 2015

Total workshop cost: $100.00(early)/125.00(late) | Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

Forms, Rules and Regulations for Operations in Osage County

This workshop will cover the general forms, rules and regulations regarding operations in Osage County as well as the new BIA/EPA Environmental Handbook that is under development. Workshops will be in Pawhuska, OKC and Tulsa and will likely occur in May and June 2015. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Total workshop cost: $100.00(early)/125.00(late) | Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

OSHA Compliance & Workers Compensation Insurance

Safety is a top priority in the oil patch and a top priority for SOER education. Join us as we host the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as they discuss the past year's safety issues and enforcement priorities for this year. Then, Trinity Services and Consulting will cover one of the most common issues: respirators and H2S. Finally, Frates Insurance Group will discuss the workers compensation requirements and best practices in Oklahoma and the new alternative to workers comp in Oklahoma.

AGENDA

9:00 - 9:15 - Introduction to SOER - Trey Lewis (SOER)
9:15 - 10:15 - OSHA Compliance - Jorge Delucca (OSHA)
10:15 - 10:30 - Break
10:30 - 11:30 - H2S Awareness and Safety - Brock Bishop (Trinity Services & Consulting)
11:30 - 11:45 - Break
11:45 - 12:45 - Workers Compensation Insurance in the Oil & Gas Industry - Daryl Davis (Frates Insurance Group)
12:45 - 1:30 - Lunch

Total workshop cost: $50.00(early)/75.00(late) | Schedule: 9:00am-1:30pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

OKC: September 4

OEEF
500 NE 4th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Register now

Tulsa: October 23

OSU-Tulsa
700 N Greenwood Ave
Tulsa, OK 74106
Register now

Ardmore: December 9

Holiday Inn Convention Center
2207 N Rockford Rd
Ardmore, OK 73401
Register now

Elk City: January 8

Holiday Inn Express
2101 E 3rd St
Elk City, OK 73644
Register now

Surface Production & Separation Equipment

Production and separation equipment dots the landscape of Oklahoma and other oil and gas production states. While most producers understand the purpose and importance of each piece of equipment, SOER and Forum Energy Technologies have teamed up to provide an in-depth workshop on the functionality, internal operation and manufacturing of this equipment. This workshop is designed to give young engineers and others in the industry a deeper understanding of the equipment as well as provide a rare opportunity during two workshops in Elmore City to see the manufacturing processes behind them.

Join us on the November 4, 2014 and April 16, 2015 workshop dates for a workshop and tour of Forum Energy Technology's Elmore City manufacturing plant. Attendees will be required to wear a hat hard, safety glasses and closed-toe shoes (Steel toe boots are preferred). Forum will provide hard hats and safety glasses for those that don't have their own.

Total workshop cost: $50.00(early)/75.00(late) | Schedule: 9:00am-1:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

Elmore City: November 4

Forum Energy Technologies Plant
Hwy 29- west of Elmore City
Elmore City, OK 73433
Register now

Tulsa: January 29

TBD
Register now

Cushing: March 19

Cushing Training Center
Register now

Elmore City: April 16

Forum Energy Technologies Plant
Hwy 29- west of Elmore City
Elmore City, OK 73433
Register now

OKC: May 14

OEEF
500 NE 4th St, 3rd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Register now

State & Federal Air Regulations

This workshop will cover some of the state and federal air emissions regulations relevant to the oil and natural gas industry. This presentation will cover whether your company is affected by any new rules, what you have to do to maintain compliance and various permitting options. It is in conjunction with the SPCC workshop but attendees may register for one, the other or both.

For more information on individual workshops, please visit that workshop's registration page below.

8:00 - 8:30am: Registration & Coffee
8:30 - 11:30am: SPCC Rule/Training & Spill Remediation
11:30am - 12:30pm: Buffet Lunch
12:30 - 2:30pm: State & Federal Air Regulations

**Buffet lunch will be provided for all workshop participants**

This course may be eligible for 2 hours of Continuing Education

Refunds: Due to a large increase in last minute refund requests, SOER will no longer accept refund requests within 48 hours of the event

Total workshop cost: $45.00 | Schedule: 12:30pm-2:30pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

Enid: January 22

Northern Oklahoma College
100 S University Ave
Enid, OK 73701
Register now

OKC: February 5

OEEF
500 NE 4th St
OKC, OK 73104
Register now

Tulsa: March 12

Tulsa Country Club
701 N Union Ave
Tulsa, OK 74127
Register now

Elk City: April 9

Holiday Inn Express
2101 East 3rd Street
Elk City, OK 73644
Register now

Ardmore: May 21

Holiday Inn Convention Center
2207 N Rockford Rd
Ardmore, OK 73401
Register now

Artificial Lift in Vertical & Horizontal Wells

Artificial lift methods have been around for decades helping to increase production, but all methods are not created equal and finding the right method for your situation is critical. Hear from experts in the field of artificial lift on the most common artificial lift methods in Oklahoma: Rod Pumps, Gas Lift, Plunger Lift and Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs). They’ll share their knowledge for when each method should be applied, common maintenance issues and best practices for use and how different technologies can be applied to enhance production even more.

Our experts from Shores Lift Solutions, Patriot Artificial Lift and Global Production Solutions will cover both vertical and horizontal well applications in both high production wells and marginal wells. Register today and get the information to get ahead, save money and increase production!

9:00am - 12:00pm Workshop (Rod Pumps and Plunger Lift)
12:00 - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 4:00pm Workshop (Gas Lift and ESPs)

**Lunch and refreshments provided.**

Cost:
$100 (If registering one week or more in advance of workshop)
$125 (If registering within one week of workshop)

Total workshop cost: $100.00/125.00 | Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

OKC: August 14

OEEF Building
500 NE 4th St., 3rd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Register now

Tulsa: October 16

OSU Tulsa
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74106

Register now

Pawhuska: November 13

Elks Lodge
2542 Elk Lodge Dr
Pawhuska, OK 74056
Register now

Elk City: December 11

Hampton Inn
102 Regional Drive
Elk City, OK 73644
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State Forms, Rules & Regulations

Everyone could use a little help understanding the form, rules and regulations that affect the oil & natural gas industry in Oklahoma. Join individuals from four different state agencies as they help review and answer questions about some of the most common forms, rules and regulations and provide helpful tips on getting them completed and approved quickly and painlessly.

AGENDA

8:15-9:00 Registration

9:00-10:15 Alex Putnam or Guillermo Sarmiento – Oklahoma Department of Labor
Mr. Putnam or Mr. Sarmiento of the Oklahoma Department of Labor’s Safety Pays OSHA consultation division will review the requirements related to Part 1904 – Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. This session includes a detailed explanation of recordkeeping forms, recording criteria and implementation.

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Larry Claxton – Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Mr. Claxton will go over the most used OCC Forms and highlight areas on the forms that typically cause the most problems both for operators and for the OCC. This will help reduce the likelihood of a form being rejected by the OCC.

11:30-12:30 Sydnie Davidson – Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Sydnie Davidson from the Oklahoma Corporation Commission will be giving a database demonstration with helpful hints on using the OCC’s website.

12:30-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Tom Bergman – Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality
Mr. Bergman will cover the Tier 2 Hazardous Material Inventory Forms: The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA Title III) requires reporting of “hazardous materials’ when such are present at locations in amounts greater than 10,000 pounds. Mr. Bergman will discuss SARA Title III reporting requirements for Oklahoma and how those requirements impact oil and gas production sites. Mr. Bergman will also provide information and demonstration on the Tier 2 Submit software and all-electronic Tier 2 filing for Oklahoma.

2:00-3:00 Mark Hendrix and Morgan Lankford– Oklahoma Tax Commission
The Oklahoma Tax Commission will go over some of the incentives and rebates that are available, how to determine if you qualify and how to file the proper paperwork.

Total workshop cost: $100.00(early)/125.00(late) | Schedule: 9:00am-3:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

Ardmore: September 16

Holiday Inn Convention Center
2207 North Rockford Road
Ardmore, OK 73401
Register now

OKC: October 21

OEEF
500 NE 4th St, 3rd Floor
OKC, OK 73104
Register now

Tulsa: November 18

LaFortune Park Golf Club
5501 S. Yale
Tulsa, OK 74135
Register now

Elk City: January 13

Holiday Inn Express
2101 E 3rd St
Elk City, OK 73644
Register now

Wellhead Compression and Vapor Recovery Units

Whether your needs are to increase reserve recovery on older marginal gas wells, produce from permeable formations or to reduce air emissions, wellhead compression and vapor recovery unit technologies can help you turn marginal wells around with minimal upfront cost.

Join industry leaders Compressco Partners LP and Hy-Bon for an informative workshop on these technologies!

Light breakfast and refreshments provided.

Total workshop cost: $50.00 | Schedule: 9:00am-12:00pm
Please register early, seating is limited.

Ardmore: August 6

Holiday Inn Convention Center
2207 N Rockford Rd
Ardmore, OK 73401
Register now

Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule/Training and Spill Remediation

Planning to prevent and contain spills and monitoring and complying with the evolving air emissions regulations can be time consuming and cause quite a few headaches. This workshop, presented by industry experts from Enviro Clean Services, can help you sort through the mess and keep your company in compliance.

The workshop will begin with the SPCC rule training and refresher required annually by the U.S. EPA. We will cover some of the most common issues and most frequently asked questions related to SPCC Plans.

Next, we'll move into a section discussing spill response, site assessment/characterization, and various remedial approaches upon discovering a spill has occurred.

8:00 - 8:30am: Registration & Coffee
8:30 - 11:30am: SPCC Rule/Training & Spill Remediation
11:30am - 12:30pm: Buffet Lunch
12:30 - 2:30pm: State & Federal Air Regulations

**Buffet lunch will be provided for all workshop participants**

This course may be eligible for 3 hours of Continuing Education

Refunds: Due to a large increase in last minute refund requests, SOER will no longer accept refund requests within 48 hours of the event

Total workshop cost: $55 | Schedule: 8:30am-11:30am
Please register early, seating is limited.

Enid: January 22

Northern Oklahoma College
100 S University Ave
Enid, OK 73701
Register now

OKC: February 5

OEEF Building
500 NE 4th St., 3rd Floor
OKC, OK 73104
Register now

Tulsa: March 12

Tulsa Country Club
701 N Union Ave
Tulsa, OK 74127
Register now

Elk City: April 19

Holiday Inn Express
2101 East 3rd Street
Elk City, OK 73644
Register now

Ardmore: May 21

Holiday Inn Convention Center
2207 N Rockford Rd
Ardmore, OK 73401
Register now