OpEx Oil & Gas Houston Event Guide

Houston’s #1 event dedicated to Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas!

Returning to Houston for it’s 10th year running, the 2019 Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit will bring together over 300 Heads of OE, Operations, ORM, Assets and HSE - all in one location - to strategize on how to manage change, increase efficiency and optimize productivity - without compromising reliability, safety, and compliance. This is your best opportunity to benchmark against world class industry innovators including Baker Hughes, Halliburton, Hess, Andeavor, Enbridge, Air Liquide, Williams, Apache Corporation, National Oilwell Varco, Crestwood Midstream, Olin, Albemarle Corporation, Dow Chemical Company and many more.

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2019 Speakers


Steve McIntosh
Steve McIntosh
Director, Process, Performance, and Reliability
Williams
Mike Turner
Mike Turner
Senior Vice President, Global Production
Hess Corporation
Laura Leffler
Laura Leffler
Head of Communications & Culture
BPX Energy
Nathan Holt
Nathan Holt
Head of Continuous Improvement, Americas
Shell
Phaneendra Bollavaram
Phaneendra Bollavaram
Global Operations Excellence Manager
Apache Corporation
Lauren Goodwin
Lauren Goodwin
Former Vice President, Digital Transformation
BP
Chris Humes
Chris Humes
Senior Vice President, Operations
Crestwood Midstream
Ashe Menon
Ashe Menon
Senior Vice President, Global Operations
National Oilwell Varco
Rockwell Scott
Rockwell Scott
Chief Information Officer
Delek US
Walter Pesenti
Walter Pesenti
Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager
BP
Sheryl Corrigan
Sheryl Corrigan
Director, Environment, Heath & Safety
Koch Industries
Brandon Brown
Brandon Brown
Director, Intelligent Operations
Chesapeake Energy
Lawrence Rearick
Lawrence Rearick
Director, Pipeline Integrity
American Midstream Partners
Julie Thyne
Julie Thyne
Global Continuous Improvement Leader
Dow Chemical
Kenneth Woolridge
Kenneth Woolridge
Director, Continuous Improvement
Air Liquide
Grigor Bambekov
Grigor Bambekov
Head of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Jason Blevins
Jason Blevins
Vice President, Operations, Southern Region
Plains All American Pipeline
Jim Claunch
Jim Claunch
Former Vice President, Business Efficiency
Equinor
Matt Wood
Matt Wood
Director, Asset Management & Program Development
Enbridge
Alfred Lindseth
Alfred Lindseth
Senior Vice President, Technology, Process & Risk Management
Plains All American Pipeline
Jorge Cerame
Jorge Cerame
Organizational Effectiveness & EH&S Delivery Leader
The Dow Chemical Company
Rustom Mody
Rustom Mody
Vice President, Technical Excellence - Enterprise Technology
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Earl Crochet
Earl Crochet
Director of Engineering and Operational Optimization
Kinder Morgan
Chris Korites
Chris Korites
Operational Excellence Assessment Lead
Saudi Aramco
Laura Kennett
Laura Kennett
Manager, Liquids Pipelines Integrity Execution Program
Enbridge
Dennis Lynch
Dennis Lynch
Director, Health, Safety, Environment & Service Quality
Halliburton
Julian Zec
Julian Zec
Chief Engineer and Global Manager, Maintenance
National Oilwell Varco
Fersheed Mody
Fersheed Mody
Director, Global Research and Development
Apache Corporation
Chris Seifert
Chris Seifert
Vice President, Environmental, Health & Safety
Enviva Biomass
Charles van Schalkwyk
Charles van Schalkwyk
Director, HSE&S – Risk, Performance & Assurance
Oxy
Floyd Peterson
Floyd Peterson
Head of Reliability Operations
Hess Corporation
Cristian Matei
Cristian Matei
Head of Business Transformation
Veolia Group
Michiel Van Noort
Michiel Van Noort
Global Head of Continuous Improvement, Downstream
Royal Dutch Shell
Kyle Hart
Kyle Hart
Director, Process Safety
Enbridge
Wesley Morgan
Wesley Morgan
Manager, Operational Excellence Management System
Enviva Biomass
Greg Bussing
Greg Bussing
Director, Maintenance & Reliability
Andeavor Logistics
Karthick Srinivasan
Karthick Srinivasan
Director, Process Automation - Operations Excellence
DelekUS
Stephane Demers
Stephane Demers
General Manager, Enerkem Alberta Biofuels
Suncor
Jose Pires
Jose Pires
Founder & President
Global Excellence & Innovation
Eric Jacobsen
Eric Jacobsen
Senior Vice President, Operations
Extraction Oil & Gas
Camille Peres
Camille Peres
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health
Texas A&M University
Robert Hutcherson
Robert Hutcherson
CEO & Founder
Optimize Consulting, Inc.
Lee Winters
Lee Winters
Senior Director, Strategy Optimization
Optimize Consulting, Inc.
Rajni Walia
Rajni Walia
Principal Consulatnt
Dekra
Greg Robinson
Greg Robinson
Vice President
DEKRA
John Bell
John Bell
Senior Vice President
Akselos
Mike Bearrow
Mike Bearrow
Global Process Safety Leader
Rolls-Royce
Christian McDermott
Christian McDermott
Country Manager
Voovio
Hack Heyward
Hack Heyward
Partner
Information Services Group
Dale Hearn
Dale Hearn
Partner
Information Services Group
Robert Hart III
Robert Hart III
Technical Manager: Electrical Engineer
Add Energy
Jason Kulsky
Jason Kulsky
President
Black Powder Solutions
Michael O'Connell
Michael O'Connell
Chief Analytics Officer
TIBCO

Key themes include:

  • Human Factors
  • Internet of Things
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Cost Performance
  • Business Transformation
  • Personal and Process Safety
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Operations Management Systems
  • High Reliability Organizations
  • Maintenance, Repair & Operations
  • Digital Operations

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