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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, increasing efficiency and optimizing productivity - without compromising reliability, safety, and compliance. This is your best opportunity this year to benchmark against your peers and walk away with the tools you need to eliminate inefficiencies, reduce operational risk and build a sustainable culture of operational excellence.

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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 - without compromising reliability, safety, and compliance. This is your best opportunity to initiate new business relationships and network with senior decision makers all with budget authority and very serious about operational excellence.

Download the 2019 agenda to take a sneak peek at some of the exciting sessions planned for this November.

Implementing a Pipeline Quality Management System

Implementing a Pipeline Quality Management System

Metegrity provided us with this insightful whitepaper in which they examine: The definition and role of a Quality Management System (QMS) for pipeline construction to comply with API 1177; the options available to operators in selecting a QMS and; what to look for in a QMS when using generation 4 digital technology for the purpose of achieving construction quality and data gathering.

How to Build a Business Case for Asset Integrity Management (AIM)

How to Build a Business Case for Asset Integrity Management (AIM)

Need to convince decision makers to update the company’s asset integrity management (AIM) program? Help your company progress with an effective business case​. This Whitepaper from Metegrity examines how to develop a business case, the top five factors to consider, and other strategies for success.

Black Powder Contamination Introduction: Formation, Composition, Facility Impacts

Black Powder Contamination Introduction: Formation, Composition, Facility Impacts

Black powder contamination is a widely used term for a highly pervasive particulate contamination found in all hydrocarbon facilities and pipelines, water systems, petrochemical powders, and other fluid and gas systems.  All too often, its presence and negative impacts are accepted by industry as a cost of doing business. To prevent black powder from accumulating in systems and equipment, and allowing it to continue downstream, the goal for facility and pipeline operators should be first to eliminate the conditions for its development through proper root cause analysis and secondly to eliminate its presence as early as possible in the hydrocarbon value chain.  Managing black powder requires knowledge and acceptance of its formation process and presence, and a plan and equipment to remove it.


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How Shell is Applying a Holistic Approach to Continuous Improvement

How Shell is Applying a Holistic Approach to Continuous Improvement

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.

Transforming the Oil and Gas Company with Equinor

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 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. 

The Road To Environmental Excellence

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 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. 

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

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.