HHRM Workshop

Mediterranean Offshore Authorities Forum

On Friday, December 4 2020, HHRM hosted the Mediterranean Offshore Authorities Forum with the participation of the Competent Authorities for Offshore Safety from EU Mediterranean Countries (Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Spain and Portugal), the Department of Public Works of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus and the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company.

HHRM continues to realise its vision for continuous improvement of the framework and knowledge in the safety of Offshore Oil & Gas Operations in the Mediterranean region through the exchange of best practices and experience. This forum’s discussions covered the subjects of converting an installation to an underground gas storage facility, standby vessel requirements, financial security and liabilities, cost of decommissioning calculation and pipeline safety. The presentations used during the discussions are available at the links below.

Opening Addresses

Aristofanis Stefatos - CEO of HHRM

Joerg Koehli - European Commission, Directorate General for Energy


Conversion of an installation to an Underground Gas Storage

Vlatka Vanicek - Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency

Standby vessel requirements

Katerina Plati - Department of Labour Inspection of Cyprus

Financial Capacity and Liabilities

Katerina Kostaki - Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management

Calculating the cost of decommissioning

Roberto Cianella - Ministry of Economic Development of Italy

Pipeline Safety and overseeing authorities

Stelios Zervos - Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus

Press Release

Press Release 08/12/2020

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