An Introduction to California Oil Industry Legislation and Regulations
By Dr. John P. Yu
Where: Room 355, Science Building II, CSUB, Bakersfield 93311.
Dear SJV SPE Members,
The SPE is pleased to announce an Introduction to California Oil Industry Legislation and Regulations course in Bakersfield on the 3rd-4th June 2019 at California State University Bakersfield.
This two-day course is an introduction to California oil & gas legislation and regulations, which will cover: general statutes and regulations associated with new drills, injection wells, abandoned wells, idle wells; well stimulation applications (SB4) and inspection requirements; and the underground injection control (UIC) and aquifer exemption application processes. The course also describes relationship between the EPA, Water Board, Kern County and DOGGR during the permitting and project review processes.
The cost of the course will be $990 for SPE members and $1,200 for non SPE members. (SPE annual membership is $110). Registration is required by 30th April, but registration is encouraged sooner as this is expected to be a popular course.
Class time will be 8 am to 5pm. Lunch will be provided. Registration starts at 7:45 am
For additional information, please contact Gwyn Mali (firstname.lastname@example.org).
SJV SPE Continuing Education
Dr. John Yu is a part-time lecturer at CSUB. He has previously worked for DOGGR and the California State Lands Commission for 20 years. During his time at DOGGR, he was an Associate Oil & Gas engineer for permit approval, UIC and aquifer exemption review, and served as a trainer in several technical applications. Prior to working with regulators, he worked with as a petroleum engineer for 15 years and taught at West Virginia University for an additional 6 years.
The course will be held in Room 355 of Science Building II at CSUB. For access, please use the Camino Media entrance behind Edwards Cinema and park at car parks H or I (fee required). The class is on the third floor of the Science II building which is about 300-400 yards into the campus.