Carlos Arce-Abrego, B. Eng.

Carlos has been in the oil and gas industry for over ten years. Over half of this time, he worked for the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (now the AER). He is thoroughly familiar with the regulatory framework and operations dealing with wells, waste management facilities, and environmental audits. He brings over five years of experience working for the industry sector; primarily in the environmental, pipeline, and measurement areas. He has a chemical engineering technology diploma and an applied petroleum engineering degree. He is well acquainted with regulatory issues regarding measurement and reporting requirements, oilfield and drilling waste management and operations, injection and disposal wells, storage, pipelines and facilities requirements. He is well versed with the following AER Directives:

Directive 017: Measurement Requirements for Oil and Gas Operations
Directive 047: Waste Reporting Requirements for Oilfield Waste Managements Facilities
Directive 048: Monthly Custom Treating Plant Statement
Directive 050: Drilling Waste Management
Directive 051: Injection and Disposal Wells
Directive 055: Storage Requirements for the Upstream Petroleum Industry
Directive 056: Energy Development Applications and Schedules
Directive 058: Oilfield Waste Management Req. for the Upstream Petroleum Industry
Directive 065: Resources Applications for Oil and Gas Reservoirs
071: Emergency Preparedness and Response Req. for the Petroleum Industry

Manual 001: Facility and Well Site Inspections
Manual 002: Drilling Waste Inspections\
Manual 003: The Hearing Process for the Alberta Energy Regulator
Manual 004: Alternative Dispute Resolution Program and Guidelines for Energy Industry Disputes
Manual 005: Pipeline Inspections