Interviews with Industry Leaders
In the lead up to the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit in Houston, we caught up with Sheryl Corrigan, Director, Environment, Health & Safety, Koch Industries. Here, Sheryl provides insight into how the company is working to create next-generation leak detection technology for the oil and gas industry.
If You Can’t Manage Safety, You Can’t Manage: Increasing Safety Performance and Reducing Cost at Crestwood Midstream
In the lead up to the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit in Houston, we caught up with Chris Humes, Senior Vice President of Operations at Crestwood Midstream. Chris provides insight into how the company has saved $14 million in operating costs while simultaneously improving safety performance and compliance.
In the Oil & Gas Industry, Continuous Improvement plays an essential role in reducing costs, improving margins and driving organizational growth. In this exclusive interview with Michiel Van Noort, Global Head of Continuous Improvement, Downstream, at Royal Dutch Shell, we discuss the company’s holistic approach to continuous improvement, and how it is driving lasting results.
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 USCG requirements. Kal has been working on a robust hazard identification program.
In the lead up to the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit in Houston, we caught up with Robert Hutcherson, founder and CEO of Optimize Consulting as well as author of Organizational Optimization. As one of this year’s speakers, Robert provides insight into his work with the Department of Defence and offers his expertise as to what the Oil and Gas industry can do to optimize their operations.
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 in this exclusive interview. Download the full interview to read about how Equinor is: defining business efficiency through a mission to integrate competencies, developing a culture that embraces digital transformation, leveraging big data, predictive maintenance and analytics.
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 Industries, Sheryl shares her insights on operational excellence at Koch Industries and how the company is leveraging new technologies to improve safety and environmental stewardship.
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.
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 following its recent acquisition as well as its methods for creating employee commitment to a new or changing OEMS.
In the lead up to the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit in Houston, we caught up with Julie Thyne, North America Continuous Improvement Lead at The Dow Chemical Company. Julie provides insight into how the company is driving reliability improvements by speaking directly to frontline experts.
An Interview with Enbridge EVP Cynthia Hansen
In 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.
Mark Hutcherson, Director of Operations Excellence at ConocoPhillips, discusses how the American energy giant is taking the next step toward digital transformation and driving real time production optimization.
In this exclusive interview, Mark shares powerful insights on how ConocoPhillips is fostering a culture of technology adoption, as well as how AI is used for the purposes of equipment condition monitoring and predictive analytics.
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, and deliver safer and more efficient operations.
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 a major safety incident and how to use the presence and severity of these conditions as indicators to determine if your organization may be drifting toward a disaster.
Download the full interview to find out more.
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 decisions.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about the millennial generation – positive, negative, or otherwise. Regardless, it is difficult to deny that this blossoming generation grew up in a very different environment than preceding generations.
These differences invariably lead to different perspectives, priorities, and practices. As leaders working in hazardous industries, it is imperative to understand, embrace and leverage these differences to maximize your company’s performance.
In this interview, Matt DiGeronimo, Vice President of Operations at Veolia, shares his experience working with millennials in the military and energy industries and presents suggestions for leading this generation on your journey to operational excellence.
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.
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.
M&A Integration: Managing change without compromising reliability, compliance and safety performance
Michele Harradence, Vice President of Gas Transmission shares how Enbridge is redesigning their operating model following their acquisition of Spectra Energy.
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.