Russell E. Putt HSE Manager, TDI-Brooks International Inc Education Master of Science – Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1982 Bachelor of Science - Biology/Environmental Science, Texas Christian University, 1974 Profile BOARD CERTIFIED ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONAL (QEP) with 30+ years of increasing management responsibility and international exposure focusing in project management, management system implementation, regulatory compliance, ESIA and consulting roles in public and private sectors, including: Offshore operations – Environmental Team Leader & Coach and Senior Environmental Advisor supervising systems, strategy and staff development for BP offshore operations in the Caspian Sea; full field development of some of the industry’s largest oil and gas fields National Oil Company, Middle Eastern and major projects - BP Kuwait HSE Team Leader seconded to Kuwait National Oil Company (KOC) and HSE functional lead for North Kuwait Project. International exploration and development - Manager of Health, Safety and Environment for Amoco Worldwide Exploration Business Unit. Regional ESIA, biodiversity and regulatory development - Senior Environmental Scientist for BP UK Central Team, Aberdeen, Scotland ISO 14001 EMS design, implementation and auditing - Environmental Assurance Professional for BP Amoco Gulf of Mexico Business Units. Project management experience as International Environmental Consultant, Senior Environmental Project Manager, Biological Oceanographer and Chief Scientist. Substantive leadership background reflects versatile skills in building consensus, creating successful teams and implementing complex HSE programs involving multiple interests, participants, and regulatory positions, supported by intensive field experience and technical expertise. Recipient of National Corporate Environmental Leadership Award by US Department of the Interior, 2002 Areas of - Environmental Impact Assessments & Compliance Monitoring (government and Expertise industry) - Safety and Environmental Management System Development, Implementation and Audit (industry – US and International) - Biodiversity Action Plan Development and Implementation (industry) - Baseline Ecological/Oceanographic Studies (government and industry) - Environmental Management Plans (multi-agency, government and industry) - Project Management relating to air/soil/groundwater and surface water testing and monitoring (government and industry) - Compliance Evaluations & Enforcement - Wastewater Treatment Industry (government) - Senior Technical Advisor for USEPA (Marine & Estuarine Section) - Environmental Program Design & Negotiation (government and industry) Professional ENVIRONMENTAL TEAM LEADER – COACH; SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL Experience ADVISOR 2006 – 2009 BP Offshore Operations, Baku, Azerbaijan - Supervised a team comprised of developing national staff. The offshore team provided day-to-day environmental support to both the Azeri, Chirag and Gunashli oil field and Shah Deniz Gas & Condensate field development. (1MM barrels per day production) As Caspian environmental coach, transferred technical and behavioral skills in line with development programs, facilitated performance evaluations, conducted development discussions, and addressed people issues related to the team. Assisted Management in ensuring risk assessment tools were understood and utilized by employees and contractors including assessing potential environmental risks to personnel, facilities and the public for existing and eventual operations. Coordinated the integrated environmental monitoring program for offshore fields. Directed EMS development, ISO 14001 certification and auditing for the new assets Interacted with National regulatory bodies and other stakeholders in matters related to offshore operations Received HSE President Award for developing and implementing the AzSPU Integrated Environmental Monitoring Program for 2007 HSE TEAM LEADER / SENIOR ADVISOR 2002 - 2006 BP Kuwait, Kuwait - Lead a team of HSE professionals seconded to the Kuwait National Oil Company (KOC) providing technical support, coaching and project management assistance in the development and implementation of Safety, Health and Environmental Management Systems and the establishment of KOC’s HSE organization. Directed the introduction of EIA process in major projects organization. Acted as mentor and advisor to KOC Corporate HSE Manager and Executives (With production of over two million barrels of oil per day, KOC is one of the largest oil producing companies in the world.) Served as HSE Functional Area Lead for BP North Kuwait Project developing HSE program plan, risk assessments, ESIA, organizational design and budgets. SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST 2000 – 2002 BP UK Upstream Central Environmental Team, Aberdeen - Provided Regional leadership in development of ESIA, biodiversity and environmental liability strategies and resulting action plans; provided technical expertise to both industry committees (UKOOA, OGP and AFEN) and regulatory authorities in the context of BP environmental aspirations and proposed regulation; and provided tools, advise and guidance allowing company to meet (or exceed) regulatory expectations. - Originator of SERPENT, international program of deep sea collaboration between oil industry, ROV operators and academia. - Awarded the 2002 US Minerals Management Service – National Corporate Environmental Leadership Award ENVIRONMENTAL ASSURANCE TEAM 1999 - 2000 BP Amoco Gulf of Mexico Business Units - Supported the development and implementation of the environmental management system for the Gulf of Mexico operations meeting the ISO 14001 Standard (First such certification in the Gulf) and an “enhanced EMS” for combined upstream U.S. operations. - Managed multiple special projects including site closures, development of Gulf wide waste management procedures, industry/regulatory interactions and Gulf Platforms for Research Program. MANAGER, HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT 1995 - 1999 Amoco Worldwide Exploration Business Unit Houston, Texas -Responsible for coordination and oversight of HS&E Team and its support to Amoco international exploration and production projects from pre-capture through production in over 22 countries. Directed special work process development initiatives including multi-disciplinary team process for exploratory drilling operations, HS&E risk assessment process, and HS&E Management Systems. -Successfully negotiated required environmental approvals for three production-sharing agreements in the Caspian Sea. SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST 1991-1995 Amoco Production Company Houston, Texas -Coordinated or participated in various Amoco environmental programs with geographic emphasis in the former Soviet Union. Primary responsibilities were to provide technical and management direction for developmental projects ranging from the Arctic Circle to the Caspian Sea. -Lead or provided support to various strategic planning task forces, public/community relations campaigns and regulatory liaison activities. -Co-managed the environmental baseline assessment of the Priobskoye Field, Nefteyugansk, Russia. Task included on-site supervision of over 25 Russian, Canadian, and American technical experts. The overall program assessed 50 sites for contaminates and pollution, including detailed mapping of each site, with collection of water, faunal, and sedimentary samples for analysis from priority locations. Encompassed all ancillary functions of contracts administration, budgeting, procurement, and development of community and government relations. Served as HS&E coordinator for Amoco Caspian Sea Team from 1992. -Acted as in-house consultant regarding environmental regulatory affairs at local, federal, and international levels in behalf of Amoco-wide subsidiaries. REGIONAL COORDINATOR - G.O.M. PROGRAM 1987-1991 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Dallas, Texas -Served as Regional Coordinator for a multi-agency program charged with developing an environmental management plan for the Gulf of Mexico. Addressed multi-interest issues and impact on the Gulf Resources from such activities as tourism, agriculture, shipping, fishing, oil and gas exploration and production. As senior member of the Marine and Estuarine Section, served as technical advisor to regulatory agencies and the EPA regarding estuarine environmental science and policy. WATER QUALITY ENFORCEMENT COORDINATOR 1986-1987 Texas Water Commission Austin, Texas -Directed negotiations and enforcement programs to promote regulatory compliance of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants and other water pollution sources. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT 1978-1984 Continental Shelf Associates Jupiter, Florida -Conducted environmental impact assessment, compliance monitoring, baseline ecological surveys, and oceanographic studies for government and industry. Served as Program Manager or Chief Scientist on five of the largest multi-disciplinary compliance monitoring programs for drilling operations conducted in the Gulf of Mexico. -Supervised personnel and operations on over 30 oceanographic cruises. Projects included baseline environmental surveys in the South Atlantic Bight and the Gulf of Mexico, studies for reef fish populations near production platforms and natural hard bottom areas, as well as multi-year impact assessments of dredges spoil disposal.