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


Jason Ballentine
Jason Ballentine
General Manager, Operations
ARMS Reliability
Grigor Bambekov
Grigor Bambekov
Former Director, Operational Services, Operational Excellence Management System, and Risk Management
Andeavor
Mike Bearrow
Mike Bearrow
Global Process Safety Leader
Rolls-Royce
Jason Blevins
Jason Blevins
Vice President, Operations, Southern Region
Plains All American Pipeline
Phaneendra Bollavaram
Phaneendra Bollavaram
Global Operations Excellence Manager
Apache Corporation
Brandon Brown
Brandon Brown
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Laredo Petroleum
Greg Bussing
Greg Bussing
Director, Maintenance & Reliability
Marathon Petroleum Logistics
John Castner
John Castner
Managing Director
IsoMetrix
Jorge Cerame
Jorge Cerame
Organizational Effectiveness & EH&S Delivery Leader
The Dow Chemical Company
Jim Claunch
Jim Claunch
Senior Advisor
Bain & Company
Sheryl Corrigan
Sheryl Corrigan
Director, Environment, Heath & Safety
Koch Industries
Earl Crochet
Earl Crochet
Director of Engineering and Operational Optimization
Kinder Morgan
Stephane Demers
Stephane Demers
General Manager, Enerkem Alberta Biofuels
Suncor
Matt DiGeronimo
Matt DiGeronimo
Managing Director
High Reliability Group
Lauren Goodwin
Lauren Goodwin
Former Vice President, Digital Transformation
BP
Kyle Hart
Kyle Hart
Director, Process Safety
Enbridge
Robert Hart III
Robert Hart III
Technical Manager: Electrical Engineer
Add Energy
Dale Hearn
Dale Hearn
Partner
Information Services Group
Chip Hilarides
Chip Hilarides
Director, Operational Transformation
Koch Engineered Solutions
Nathan Holt
Nathan Holt
Head of Continuous Improvement, Americas
Shell
Tyler Hufstetler
Tyler Hufstetler
Global Project Manager
Parsable
Chris Humes
Chris Humes
Senior Vice President, Operations
Crestwood Midstream
Robert Hutcherson
Robert Hutcherson
CEO & Founder
Optimize Consulting, Inc.
Prashant Kelker
Prashant Kelker
Partner
Information Services Group
Laura Kennett
Laura Kennett
Manager, Liquids Pipelines Integrity Execution Program
Enbridge
Byron Kieser
Byron Kieser
Director, Research & Development
Clean As New
Ken Knapp
Ken Knapp
Vice President, Sales
AFEX Fire Suppression Systems
Chris Korites
Chris Korites
Operational Excellence Assessment Lead
Saudi Aramco
Jason Kulsky
Jason Kulsky
President
Black Powder Solutions
Elliott Lander
Elliott Lander
Managing Director
ATR
Laura Leffler
Laura Leffler
Head of Communications & Culture
BPX Energy
Alfred Lindseth
Alfred Lindseth
Senior Vice President, Technology, Process & Risk Management
Plains All American Pipeline
Dennis Lynch
Dennis Lynch
Director, Health, Safety, Environment & Service Quality
Halliburton
Mark Zuniga
Mark Zuniga
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Universal Pegasus
Christian McDermott
Christian McDermott
Country Manager
Voovio
Steve McIntosh
Steve McIntosh
Director, Process, Performance, and Reliability
Williams
Ashe Menon
Ashe Menon
Senior Vice President, Global Operations
National Oilwell Varco
Rustom Mody
Rustom Mody
Vice President, Technical Excellence - Enterprise Technology
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
David Musgrave
David Musgrave
Vice President
Dekra
Michael O'Connell
Michael O'Connell
Chief Analytics Officer
TIBCO
Caryn Ogier
Caryn Ogier
Project Manager, Operations Technology
Noble Energy
Dan Parker
Dan Parker
Senior Product Manager
GE Digital
Camille Peres
Camille Peres
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health
Texas A&M University
Walter Pesenti
Walter Pesenti
Global Petrochemical Operational Excellence Manager
BP
Floyd Peterson
Floyd Peterson
Head of Reliability Operations
Hess Corporation
Jose Pires
Jose Pires
Founder & President
Global Excellence & Innovation
Mat Podskarbi
Mat Podskarbi
Vice President, Americas
Akselos
Paul (Skip) Rabuse
Paul (Skip) Rabuse
Director, Business Development
Clean As New
Lawrence Rearick
Lawrence Rearick
Director, Pipeline Integrity
American Midstream Partners
Rockwell Scott
Rockwell Scott
Chief Information Officer
Delek US
Karthick Srinivasan
Karthick Srinivasan
Director, Process Automation - Operations Excellence
DelekUS
Darrell Stang
Darrell Stang
President & CEO
Clean As New
Julie Thyne
Julie Thyne
Global Continuous Improvement Leader
Dow Chemical
Mike Turner
Mike Turner
Senior Vice President, Global Production
Hess Corporation
Michiel Van Noort
Michiel Van Noort
Global Head of Continuous Improvement, Downstream
Royal Dutch Shell
Charles van Schalkwyk
Charles van Schalkwyk
Director, HSE&S – Risk, Performance & Assurance
Oxy
Lee Winters
Lee Winters
Senior Director, Strategy Optimization
Optimize Consulting, Inc.
Matt Wood
Matt Wood
Director, Asset Management & Program Development
Enbridge
Kenneth Woolridge
Kenneth Woolridge
Director, Continuous Improvement
Air Liquide
Julian Zec
Julian Zec
Global Manager, Drilling Performance, Maintenance Optimization and Digital Asset Strategy
Cameron/Schlumberger
Elle Osborne
Elle Osborne
Global HSE Director
Baker Hughes
Mark Boehner
VP & Service Delivery Operations Executive
Gensuite
Tim Risser
Co-Founder
Opal
John Castner
Managing Director
IsoMetrix
Bhala Kanade
Manager, Continuous Improvement
Shell Downstream
Bob Moschetta
Senior Consultant Strategy & Integration
Paradigm Human Performance

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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