Oilfield Training

All researchers looking to access BP oilfields need first to contact Dr. Bill Streever. He will determine the best means to facilitate access (which may include training) depending on project specifics.

Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Photo: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Bill Streever
BPXA Senior Environmental Studies Advisor

The following information outlines possible requirements:

SE/ATP Documentation

  • HSE Plan: Includes Interface documentation, Hazard and Risk Assessment and Mitigation Analysis, Incident Reporting, Work Scope, Execution Plan, Environmental Assessment.

Training & Badging

  • NSTC/Unescorted training (original 8hr course and/or 1hr annual refresher, available online – see notes below)
  • Driving Safety and Awareness
  • EMS Compliance and Awareness
  • Bear Spray Safety and Awareness
  • Security Access Proximity Card Request Form
  • Defensive Driver Training

Note: All personnel entering BP fields are required to have NSTC training, the vehicle and driving safety training and access badges. The Defensive Driver Training is only required for personnel who will drive during North Slope visits.

Additional training may be required depending on the activities that will be undertaken and the location/asset where the activities will be performed

CPS will support the cost of the Oilfield Unescorted training. Anyone new to the oilfields will need to take the full North Slope Training Co-operative Unescorted class. The 9-10 hour class is offered throughout the year in Fairbanks and Anchorage.

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