Zephyr will be in attendance at the Oil & Gas (O&G) Environmental Conference on November 27-29, 2017 at the Royal Sonesta Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas. Prior to the conference, Project Scientist Julie Morelli will be teaching a pre-conference session on Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) for the Oil and Gas Industry. Zephyr’s Thomas Sullivan, P.E., and co-presenters Bryan Osborne and Sally Bittick, P.E. will present on the Risk Management and Air tracks, respectively. Zephyr will also be exhibiting in booth #303.
The O&G Environmental Conference covers the new regulatory changes affecting the industry with presenters from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy & Environmental, the Railroad Commission of Texas as well as state regulatory agencies and private industry.
Mon., November 27 | 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) for the Oil and Gas Industry
Presenter: Julie Morelli, P.G., Project Scientist
Tues., November 28 | 10:00 – 10:45 AM
Risk Management Track: Texas Environmental, Health & Safety Audits
Presenters: Thomas Sullivan, P.E., Principal and Rod Johnson, Enoch Kever PLLC
Tues., November 28 | 3:15 – 4:00 PM
Air/Climate Change Track: Texas Oil & Gas Air Permitting: A Practitioner’s Guide
Presenters: Bryan Osborne, Project Manager and Sally Bittick, P.E., Project Manager
Julie Morelli, P.G.
Senior Project Manager
A Project Scientist with nearly 20 years of environmental consulting experience, Ms. Morelli is a Professional Geoscientist registered in Texas and Louisiana, and a Registered Environmental Manager (REM) with the National Registry of Environmental Professionals. She is an instructor with The University of Texas at Arlington Environmental Training Institute.
Julie is a stormwater professional, offering plan development, permitting, audits, training and continuous process improvements for construction, industrial and municipal permittees. Her varied experience in environmental consulting also encompasses waste management, recycling, health and safety, pollution prevention, and project management.
Thomas Sullivan, P.E.
Mr. Sullivan has over 20 years of environmental consulting experience with primary areas of expertise in developing air permitting strategies, coordinating the permitting process, developing compliance strategies, and auditing for compliance. His air quality experience includes state and federal New Source Review (NSR) permitting, Title V Operating Permits, Greenhouse Gas Permitting, New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) compliance, Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) compliance, Standard Permits, Permits by Rule, and Greenhouse Gas Reporting compliance. His industry experience includes cement production, aggregate and ready-mix operations, oil and gas production, midstream, and refining facilities, petrochemical, plastic resin and specialty chemical manufacturing facilities, electricity generation, wood products manufacturing, and aerospace manufacturing and testing facilities. Mr. Sullivan earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rice University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.
Mr. Bryan Osborne is a Project Scientist with Zephyr Environmental Corporation in Austin, Texas with nine years of experience in air quality environmental consulting and three years of agency experience with the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). As an air quality consultant, he has been involved in numerous projects for industrial clients in the upstream and midstream energy, petrochemical and terminal sectors. Mr. Osborne routinely helps to develop air permitting strategies, prepares permit applications, develops compliance strategies, and performs compliance audits and due diligence assessments. Mr. Osborne earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Texas A&M University and a M.A. in Energy and Earth Resources from the University of Texas in Austin.
Sally Bittick, P.E.
Ms. Sally Bittick has over seven years of engineering experience as a consultant and permit reviewer at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She is primarily involved in air permitting strategies for Permits by Rule, standard permits, New Source Review case-by-case permits, and Title V permits, as well as the permit application process and compliance documentation and reporting. Her main industry focus has been in oil and gas upstream and midstream. She also develops Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plans for a variety of industries in Texas. Ms. Bittick is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas, and has earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at San Antonio and a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University at College Station.