Sustainability in Energy Micro-Credential

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Applications are now being accepted for inclusion in the Sustainability in Energy Micro-Credential for Canadian energy workers.

The program is designed to complement existing energy industry qualifications. A series of 12 modules will examine greenhouse gas emissions measurement and reduction, the role of new technologies, ESG reporting standards, water and land management, and best practices related to corporate governance and Indigenous engagement.

The micro-credential is ideal for:

  • Early to mid-career energy professionals
  • Engineers, geoscientists and other technical roles
  • Operations and maintenance specialists
  • Corporate services employees
  • Business developers and salespeople

For further details and to apply, visit: https://energysustainability.ca

Making Sense Of Methane Measurement Technologies

via ZOOM

This one-of-a-kind course outlines the current status of methane measurement within oil and gas, and directly helps participants understand the value of different approaches for detecting and quantifying methane emissions. 

Actionable insights will be provided on methane measurement that can be applied by your team and across your company. Participants will learn how to strategically think about using these measurement techniques, both for LDAR and for better data predictive analytics, as well as to use measurement data for voluntary disclosure and ESG reporting.

The live course is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT.

Save with our early bird pricing! Contact us at esglearning@evaluateenergy.com to learn more. 

All course materials will be available to those who register before and after the date of the live event.


Key course benefits

  • Model methane emissions more effectively
  • Critically assess vendor GHG performance
  • Pinpoint measurement technologies to adopt

Course takeaways

  • Assess the full range of methane measurement technologies, including handheld instruments, satellites, and everything in between. 
  • View claims about performance from vendors through a critical lens. 
  • Navigate technology selection by understanding value proposition, relevant performance metrics and common pitfalls. 
  • Understand existing and probable future regulatory measurement requirements. 
  • Weigh the pros and cons of Alternative LDAR (Alt-FEMPs) and demonstrating emissions reduction equivalence. 
  • Understand the value of methane technology models like LDAR-Sim.

Regulatory Fundamentals for Acquisitions and Divestitures | February 15, 2023 |

via ZOOM

Regulatory Fundamentals for Acquisitions and Divestitures is designed to guide participants through the regulatory issues related to pre-deal preparation and post-transaction implementation. Attendees will understand how regulatory, ESG, and policy awareness are integral to the business considerations of any A​&​D transaction in the upstream exploration, production or midstream markets.

The instructor-led course is live on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT.

Sign up today to receive one hour of free consulting with one of the three instructors before or after the live event. All course materials will be available to those who register before and after the date of the live event.


Course takeaways

  • A comprehensive understanding of the factors that Canadian energy regulators (e.g., AER, CER) will consider in their review of any asset or licensee transfer
  • An awareness of how ESG related considerations can add, or detract, significant value to a transaction
  • An understanding of the key components of a liability management plan that the acquirer will need to develop and implement post-transaction
  • An understanding of requirements for the new Directive: Licensee Life-Cycle Management

Hands-on: Emissions Management: Applicable Codes, Standards and Practices | March 7, 2023 |

1500, 401 - 9 Ave SW, Calgary AB T2P 3C5 ·

Emissions Management: Applicable Codes, Standards and Practices offers a comprehensive overview of the applicable codes and standards governing emissions testing and management in Alberta and Canada. You will learn industry best practices for achieving your emissions management goals including the types of equipment available to mitigate emissions.

Through practical hands-on demonstrations, videos and current industry reviews, the instructors provide an overview of the types of equipment used in the field, guidance on emissions testing, advice on the installation and maintenance of emissions reduction equipment, and troubleshooting tips. This course is intended for upstream and midstream engineering professionals, operational field personnel, recent graduates and technical specialists interested in expanding their understanding of LDAR, EPA, AER and CER requirements and testing procedures, as well as the equipment used.

The in-person course is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT at geoLOGIC Systems Ltd.’s offices at #1500, 401 – 9th Avenue SW in Calgary.

All course materials will be available to those who register before and after the date of the live event.


Key course benefits

  • Implement the correct LDAR equipment, standards and codes and manage emissions optimally per current industry practices
  • Compile and execute on internal corporate technical standards, review design on emission reduction requirements, and provide value-engineering solutions tailored to individual plants, facilities, pipelines, tank farms or compressor station networks
  • Articulate the purpose and benefits of emissions elimination to support investments
  • Understand the 4 key steps to eliminating emissions

Course developers and emissions management experts

Our ESG Learning instructors and researchers have a wealth of experience delivering ESG solutions to the global oil and gas industry. This course was developed by Gobind Khiani and David M. Anderson.

Gobind Khiani brings a wide range of technical expertise from 30 years’ experience with engineering projects around the world. Gobind is chairman of the End-User Committee (ERC) at the American Petroleum Institute and vice-chairman of the Standards Council of Canada. He is a peer reviewer for emissions management regulatory documents at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). Gobind also participates in research and development initiatives for Emissions Management and Reduction Programs, the Government of Alberta, and Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA).

David M. Anderson is a director in the Score Group and is responsible for the global deployment and development of the company’s valve condition and performance monitoring products and services. He has worked directly in the valve industry for 39 years, of which 29 years have been spent at the Score Group. David has been involved in valve diagnostics and condition monitoring for over 20 years. David is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a Chartered Quality Professional, a member of the Chartered Quality Institute, and a member of the Institute of Asset Management. He is a mechanical engineering technician and has several engineering and business qualifications.

Regulatory Compliance: Get it right, the first time | April 13, 2023 |

via ZOOM

Regulatory Compliance: Get it right, the first time directly helps oil and gas companies prepare for unexpected compliance and enforcement actions. Participants will learn how best to write to energy regulators before and after should things go wrong.

Actionable insights will be provided on best practices for compliance assurance activities that can be applied by your team and across your company. Participants will learn about different compliance and enforcement actions and how to achieve the best possible regulatory, operational and business outcomes.

The live course is scheduled for Thursday, April 13, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT. via ZOOM.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Receive three months free access to Compliance Kiwi’s mandatory notification database when you complete the course. 

All course materials will be available to those who register before and after date of the live event.


Key course benefits

  • Manage compliance risks systematically by ensuring consistency and uniformity in compliance activities
  • Ensure fair decision making and reduced compliance costs
  • Maintain your company reputation and restore confidence with regulators

Course takeaways

  • Learn how taking a strategic approach to compliance and developing a new compliance-mindset can build trust and create value for your customers, stakeholders, and society at large
  • Apply proactive compliance assurance approaches to reduce response times to regulatory inquires and to achieve the best possible inspection/audit outcomes
  • Create an incident management plan that meets regulatory expectations reducing the likelihood of further compliance action
  • Analyze enforcement decisions to determine if legal standards are met to ensure you achieve the best possible regulatory, operational, and business outcomes

Meet your instructor - Erin Maczuga, Compliance Kiwi

Our ESG Learning instructors and researchers have a wealth of experience delivering ESG solutions to the global oil and gas industry. This course was developed by Erin Maczuga, chief compliance officer and founder of Calgary-based Compliance Kiwi. Erin is a former lawyer, and Director, Compliance and Enforcement at the Alberta Energy Regulator. Erin was the original architect of the AER’s Integrated Compliance Assurance Framework and Manual 013: Compliance and Enforcement Program, with close to 15 years of legal and regulatory oil and gas experience. Erin works with clients from the energy sector to provide expert advice on regulatory applications, compliance assurance program design, and regulatory monitoring. 

Register here.

Alberta Directive 56: Secure licensing approvals for wells, pipelines and facilities | April 18, 2023

Live via ZOOM

Alberta Directive 56: Secure licensing approvals for wells, pipelines and facilities reviews the recent changes to Alberta’s Directive 56 governing technical requirements when applying to build or operate facilities, pipelines or wells. Taught by three regulatory experts, this course is essential for oil and gas operators navigating regulatory hurdles and seeking to streamline the application process.

The instructor-led course is live on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. MT. via ZOOM.

Sign up today to receive one hour of free consulting with one of the three instructors before or after the live event. All course materials will be available to those who register before and after the date of the live event.


Key course benefits

  • Operators will gain vital knowledge to successfully apply to license wells, and to build and operate pipelines and facilities in Alberta
  • Operators will learn key approaches to efficiently navigate Alberta Energy Regulator processes
  • Operators will understand changes to the OneStop application, the AER's online portal

Course takeaways

  • Understand key regulatory changes that impact the licensing of wells, pipelines and facilities
  • Understand the best practices to navigate and secure approvals from the Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Gain valuable insight into the interconnected nature of the AER’s multiple regulatory instruments

Course developers and regulatory experts

Our ESG Learning instructors and researchers have a wealth of experience delivering ESG solutions to the global oil and gas industry. This course was developed by regulatory experts Mark TaylorAlanda Allum and Rob Cruickshank. As former senior leaders at the Alberta Energy Regulator, the teaching team has over 35 years of regulatory expertise and experience within the energy industry. This team will assist stakeholders avoid common mistakes and misconceptions about the regulatory process in order to maximize the efficiency of application approvals.

Register here!

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