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ATA Energy Conference


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OIL RIG TOUR
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Session Schedule

Friday, May 4
Saturday, May 5
Sunday, May 6

Friday, May 4
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8:30am to 10:00am

N-1

Opening Session:
Research Techniques and Primary Resources for Technical Translators

Aaron Ruby

 

 

10:30am to 12:00pm

N-2 Environmental Aspects of Energy Production and Consumption
Patricia Bobeck

N-3 Oil Well Drilling: Before, During, and After, Part I
Luis Téllez

R-1 Petroleum Refining
Bart Mkrtychev (Presenting Languages: English and Russian)

S-1 Plataformas, torres y taladros: terminologia de produccion petrolera en español
Steven Mines (Presenting Languages: English and Spanish)

 

 

1:30pm to 3:00pm

N-4 Unit Operations: The Heart of the Chemical Plant, Part I
Roger Martin

N-5 Oil Well Drilling: Before, During, and After, Part II
Luis Téllez

R-2 The Challenges with Translation of Oil and Gas Flow Metering
Bart Mkrtychev (Presenting Languages: English and Russian)

S-2 Oil and Gas Interpreting: From Negotiations to Exploration and Production
Verónica Geller

 

 

3:30pm to 5:00pm

N-6

The Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Cheryl Hutchison

N-7 Unit Operations: The Heart of the Chemical Plant, Part II
Roger Martin

N-8 Oilfield Operations and Technology, Part I
Steven Marzuola

F-1 A Primer on Oil and Gas Law Terms in French and English
Steven Mines (Presenting Languages: English and French)

 

 

 

Saturday, May 5
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  8:30am to 10:00am

N-9 Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms, Part I
Aaron Ruby

N-10 Ethics and Standards of Practice for Technical Interpreters, Part I
Marjory A. Bancroft, James Clark, Ludmila Green, Ed Haby, and Jorge Ungo  

P-1 Oil and Gas: A Portuguese Potpourri
J. Henry Phillips and Thelma L. Sabim (Presenting Languages: English and Portuguese)

S-3 Chemical Engineering and Processes: A Mini-glossary Resulting from a Basic Understanding of Specific Topics, Part I
Ana Vanoli (Presenting Language: Spanish)

 

 

10:30am to 12:00pm

N-11 Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms, Part II
Aaron Ruby

N-12 Ethics and Standards of Practice for Technical Interpreters, Part II
Marjory A. Bancroft, James Clark, Ludmila Green, Ed Haby, and Jorge Ungo  

S-4

Chemical Engineering and Processes: A Mini-glossary Resulting from a Basic Understanding of Specific Topics, Part II
Ana Vanoli (Presenting Language: Spanish)



 

 

1:30pm to 3:00pm

N-13 Nuclear Reactors
Cheryl Hutchison

 

 

3:30pm to 5:00pm

N-14 Oilfield Operations and Technology, Part II
Steven Marzuola

 

 

 

Sunday, May 6
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  8:30am to 10:00am

N-15 Basic Equipment for the Energy Industry, Part I
Aaron Ruby

N-16 Outline of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry, Part I
John Rock

N-17 Online Documentation as a Terminology Source in the Energy Sector 
Igor Vesler

S-5 Technical Terminology and Other Mistakes in the Translation of Petroleum Industry Reports
Fabián D'Andrea (Presenting Languages: English and Spanish)

 

 

10:30am to 12:00pm

N-18 Basic Equipment for the Energy Industry, Part II
Aaron Ruby

N-19 Outline of the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry, Part II
John Rock

N-20 Exploring for Oil And Gas: The Work of Geologists and Geophysicists
Fabián D'Andrea

S-6 The Downstream Industry: Petroleum Refining
James Clark (Presenting Language: Spanish)