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OpEx in Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals summit - Download the 2016 Agenda

Download the 2016 agenda to take a look at last year's program and what you can look forward to at the 2018 OE summit.


Organisational Effectiveness: Engaging, Enhancing and Enforcing Excellence

Trevor Williams, Vice President of Engineering and Organizational Effectiveness at Agrium, shares his insight into how they have leveraged a new organizational effectiveness model to improve maintenance reliability, turnaround costs and EHS&S performance – moving from the third quartile to first quartile in a short 24 months.

Download the interview to see how organisational effectiveness can transform your business!

When Innovation meets Operational Excellence - Modernizing Operations at Transocean

Maintaining productivity and safety standards in the face of declining prices and profits is a challenge for oil and gas companies. That is where process and operational excellence is coming to the fore in the era of $50 a barrel oil.

In this interview, we spoke to the José A. Gutierrez, Director of Technology and Innovation at Transocean, to see the merits of how human-centred design can revolutionize the offshore environment.

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60 seconds with Shell Oil

Lynne Buchanan, America’s Regional Manufacturing Excellence Lead at Shell Oil, provides us with insight into the importance of leadership and the management behaviors required in driving operational excellence.

Download this exclusive interview to see what is driving Shell’s manufacturing excellence strategy, and how to secure executive level support for continuous improvement initiatives when the business is facing more market volatility, risk and complexity than ever before.

60 seconds with Deepwater Horizon Investigator Captain Hung Nguyen

Just seven days after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, U.S. Coast Guard Captain Hung Nguyen was designated as the co-chair for the US Departments of Homeland Security and Interior joint investigation into the incident that killed 11 workers and resulted in the largest oil spill in US history. Captain Nguyen’s role was to determine the causes of the accident and make recommendations for safe operations of future oil and gas activities.

Many of the report’s recommendations have been implemented and we spoke with Captain Nguyen to discuss his personal perspective on the leadership lessons learned from the incident – and where safety improvements still need to be made.

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60 Seconds with Cenovus Energy's VP of Health and Safety

Mark Little, Vice President of Health and Safety at Cenovus Energy, provides his insights on maturing your safety culture and what it means to achieve excellence in health and safety.

Read the full interview to learn how Cenovus is using their management system framework to drive operational excellence and risk management and how this has helped to simultaneously keep their people safe, their operations productive and their products sustainable during what’s been a very volatile time for the oil and gas industry.

Leveraging your OMS to drive Operational Excellence

In this insightful interview Dr. Ali Al- Zubaidi, Managing Director and Principal Advisor at Integrated Management Systems Associates (IMSA), discusses the importance of leveraging Operations Management Systems to drive high performance and systematic continual improvement.

Dr. Al-Zubaidi explores the key challenges that oil, gas and petrochemicals companies are facing when moving towards a more holistic management of their business and how integrated Operations Management Systems can help them create a culture of operational excellence.

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Exceptional Feedback from the Operational Excellence Summit Series

operations leaders attended our Operational Excellence in Oil, Gas and Chemicals summits in 2016. Watch this short video to get a feel for the onsite experience – then click on the PURCHASE A PASS link above to register your place today!