Virtual reality offshore operations training infrastructure: Enhancing expert containment, decision making, and risk communications


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
University of Oklahoma

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences - Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Exploratory Grants

Project Location: Oklahoma

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2016

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Oil System Safety Research
Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

The project team plans to develop training modules to evaluate and strengthen workers’ decision-making skills by developing tools and modules that simulate loss of well control scenarios in the offshore oil and gas environment. These modules could enhance process safety in offshore oil and gas operations by helping operators, training organizations, and regulators assess and manage preventable risks related to human factors.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 558
Project Name: Virtual reality offshore operations training infrastructure: Enhancing expert containment, decision making, and risk communications
SourceUID:
Latitude: 35.1965
Longitude: -97.44061
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Oklahoma
County:
Project Category: Science
Project Action: Oil System Safety Research
Additional Project Action(s): Education and Outreach
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Institutional Capacity
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: University of Oklahoma
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Saeed Salehi
Point of Contact – Phone: None
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: None
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 383000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences – Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Exploratory Grants
DWH Dollar Amount : 383000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2016
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: C