Oil and Gas industry comprises not only a volatile market but also a very risky operation. Being acknowledged as one of the most dangerous operation sector, has also as a main particularity that is a global industry with a very own language, safety codes and operational standards. Oil and Gas Industry is a source of a wide list of hazards, especially on field operations, such as Spills, Well Blowouts, Equipment failures, Chemical exposures, Transportation, among many others, all in a very collaborative environment where many parties are often involved.
Being familiar with this industry’s culture is often a critical factor for a correct assessment of the extent of losses and coverages. In this short seminar we will develop on general characteristics of Oilfield operations (upstream and downstream), and quoting a special comments on accidents linked to well control.
Date: June 28 2016
5:15 pm Registration
5.30 pm Conference
6:00 Informal discussion
Where: Malbec Room of Novecento 1414 Brickell Ave, MIAMI, FL 33131
Registration deadline: June 27 2016 at 1:00PM. Only 40 available tickets.
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Casual attire. Cost for this event: Free
Topic to be presented by José Miguel Varela
José Miguel graduated in 1997 from the Universidad Central de Venezuela with a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, earned a specialist’s degree in Integrated Reservoir Management from the International Center for Education and Development (CIED) in 1998, Master of Business Administration (FIU) in 2009 and Specialization in Corporate Finance (FIU) in 2010. José Miguel has obtained various American and European certifications in areas such as safety and fire protection, i.e. Certified Fire Inspector by NFPA, European Loss Adjusting Expert Licensee by FUEDI, while has also kept involved in Oil and Gas industry by attending frequent professional courses in different institutions, such as “Petroleum Refining Economics” by Colorado School of Mines, “Advanced Well Control” by University of Texas A&M. José Miguel has shared his professional career in Oil and Gas, and Insurance Industry, being currently Director of ADVANTA for LatAm.
Advanta’s head office is located in the City of London. Through its own office network, Advanta is able to service the international reinsurance markets with risks in the UK, continental Europe and Latin America. Through our strategic alliance with other technically focused adjusters in local territories, Advanta extends its services to most regions throughout the world. Its Regional Office Located in Miami, FL, USA, attends Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Advanta’s senior directors and adjusters are highly qualified professionals whose proven track records in the management of major losses are recognized throughout the international insurance and reinsurance markets. In the management of major losses, the branch offices and strategic partners provide essential local intelligence and experience. Sensitivity to situations and respect of local cultures is taken into consideration when dealing with complex claims.