November 04 - 06, 2019
Norris Conference Center - City Centre Location, Houston, TX

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The 10th Annual Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit is returning to Houston, TX, this November 4-6, 2019.Over 300 heads of Operations from North America's oil and gas industry will be gathering to discuss the latest strategies for managing change, increasin ...

Interviews with Industry Leaders

Developing a Robust Hazard Identification Process

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit, we sat down with Kal Johnson, Director of HSSE at Cameron LNG. Kal is accountable for developing and implementing an overarching corporate and operations HSSE management system, while maintaining strategic security infrastructure to meet MARSAC and...

Transforming the Oil and Gas Company with Equinor

Jim Claunch, Vice President of Business Efficiency at Equinor shares his unique insights on the digital transformation of oil and gas companies and the barriers facing companies on this transformation journey.  Jim has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and shares his expertise with us...

The Road To Environmental Excellence

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit, we had the pleasure of catching up with Sheryl Corrigan, Director of Environmental, Health & Safety at Koch Industries. With over  thirty years experience in the environmental, health and safety arena and 12 years working at Koch...

Learning from Human Error: How BP’s Human Performance Framework is Improving Site Safety

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit, we sat down with Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager at BP, to discuss his work in human performance and the role of human factors in overall risk management.

A Shared Vision: How Andeavor Creates and Maintains a Culture of Operational Excellence

In the lead up to the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit in Houston, we caught up with Grigor Bambekov, Director, Performance & Business Excellence at Andeavor Logistics. As one of this year’s speakers, Grigor provides insight into how the company is maintaining its vision for operational excellence...

Maintaining Your Safety Culture During Times of Transformation

An Interview with Enbridge EVP Cynthia HansenIn this new and exclusive interview, Cynthia Hansen, Executive Vice President of Utilities and Power Operations at Enbridge, shares her insight on how high-risk businesses can enable safe and reliable operations during times of transformation.

Human Factors meets Data and Analytics at Chevron

Graciela Perez, Global Manager at Chevron, shares how the global oil and gas giant is leveraging human factors and data analytics as part of their Lean Transformation.Download the interview to learn how human factors, linked together with Lean Six Sigma, has helped Chevron facilitate change management, improve cross functional learning,...

Controlling Risk in a Dangerous World: How to prevent the next accident

Exclusive interview with Jim Wetherbee, the only American astronaut to have commanded five missions in space, a former Vice President of Operational Leadership at BP and author of the recently published “Controlling Risk"! In this exclusive interview, Jim discusses the ten common adverse conditions that existed in companies that experienced...

Monitoring Operational Risk at the Asset Level

Last month, RiskPoynt’s Bruce Chumley sat down with Occidental’s Manager of Safety and Process Risk, Stewart Behie to find out how the oil, gas and chemicals giant is identifying and monitoring operational risk at the asset level, and how they are leveraging technology to improve the outcome of safety critical...

Digital Transformation in Oil and Gas: The Baker Hughes Story

In this exclusive interview, Rustom Mody – Vice President of Technical Excellence at Baker Hughes - provides useful insights into how disruptive technologies can help oil and gas companies transform their processes, reduce operating costs and improve collaboration among relevant stakeholders.

The Final Frontier - What the oil and gas industry can learn from NASA's PRA tools

David Kaplan - Head of Safety & Mission Assurance at NASA - shares 6 key lessons learned from NASA’s experience with Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) and how to apply some of these risk assessment tools to the challenges and new regulations that impact the oil and gas industry.

Industry Reports

Asset Optimization in Oil and Gas Report

We teamed up with Software AG to survey over 200 operations leaders to understand how they are responding to today’s volatile market conditions and optimizing asset performance. Download this insightful industry report to discover:The specific actions that the oil and gas industry is currently taking to optimize its assetsThe barriers...

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The 10th Annual Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit is returning to Houston, TX, this November 4-6, 2019.Over 300 heads of Operations from North America's oil and gas industry will be gathering to discuss the latest tools, technologies and strategies for managing change, increasing efficiency and optimizing productivity -...