Responding to oil spills: Offshore and deep sea habitats

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
9:00a CT – 4:00p CT
Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex
61389 Highway 434, Lacombe, LA 70445

Attend via LIVE-STREAMING ONLINE or IN-PERSON–details below.

Registration is FREE; click here to sign up. Lunch is included for those registered by Friday, January 5.

View the flyer here. View the agenda here.

Join scientists, emergency responders, and others in this final seminar of a three part series as they discuss topics and share their knowledge about offshore oil spill response. Some of the topics being covered include oil spill preparedness, source control, in-situ burning, and dispersants.

Guest speakers include the following:

  • Mike Sams – United States Coast Guard
  • Mike Drieu – Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Gary Petrae, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
  • Brandon Klopfenstein – Marine Well Containment Company
  • Frank Palmisano, Clean Gulf Associates
  • Charlie Henry – NOAA
  • Scott Miles – Louisiana State University
  • Vijay John – Tulane University
  • Paul Schuler – Oil Spill Response Limited
  • Tom Coolbaugh – ExxonMobil

Attend in person – Space is limited so we encourage that you register for this event. Lunch will be provided to registered participants. Please register at

Attend online – We will be live streaming this seminar. To tune in online, please follow the directions below. If you would like to receive an email reminder, please register at Registration is not mandatory to watch the streaming feed.

Webex login address:

Password (if prompted): oilscience
Dial-in number for webinar audio: 1-888-848-0190
Participant Pin: 2966075#

Cover image: NOAA