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Canada’s energy, chemicals and resources sectors continue to be in a state of transition: We are all doing more with much less. Join us at the 2020 Operation ...

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Journey to Zero: How Suncor is achieving safety, environmental and technological excellence

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit in Calgary, we caught up with Stephane Demers, Director of Operations at Suncor’s Montreal Refinery. As one of this year’s speakers, Stephane provides insight into how the refinery maintains exceptional environmental and safety performance as well...

Future in Focus: How CNRL is Using Innovation to Reduce Operational Cost and Risk

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit in Calgary, we caught up with Joy Romero, Vice President of Technology & Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL). As one of this year's speakers, Joy provides insight into CNRL's use of 'game changing' technologies...

Human System Engineering: Human Factors, Procedures, and Safety Culture

Camille Peres, PhD, Texas A&M School of Public Health sat down with us to talk about Human System Engineering: Human Factors, Procedures, and Safety Culture. Download the exclusive interview to find out the latest research in human factors including:‘Contextual Inquiry’ and why some procedures aren’t consistently followedHow to properly develop...

Reimagining the Workforce with Anglo American

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, we sat down with Jennifer Rogers, Head of Learning at Anglo American to discuss their ‘Reimagine Learning’ programme and how the organization is transforming their workforce in order to remain competitive in an evolving and changing...

Enbridge's Continuous Improvement and Digital Transformation Journey

Most oil and gas companies today have realized the value of automation technology, but many struggle to successfully employ it throughout the organization. In this exclusive interview with Biju Misra, Director of Operations for Enterprise Services at Enbridge, Biju discusses how Enbridge is working to deploy automation technology, starting with...

Interview with Mike Krayacich: VP Digital Technology and Analytics Transformation at Suncor

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, we sat down with Mike Krayacich, Vice President of Digital Technology and Analytics Transformation at Suncor. Mike discusses digital transformation - and what’s next when it comes to technology and advanced analytics at Suncor.

How Chevron Canada is Driving Operational Excellence to the Frontline

In anticipation of the Calgary Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, we sat down with Troy Geertson, Vice President, Health, Environment, Safety & Regulatory at Chevron Canada. Troy tells us about how Chevron is developing into a better learning organization and leveraging new technologies to enhance field operations...

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...

Digital from the Ground Up: Growth and Innovation at Rio Tinto

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, we caught up with Nigel Steward, Head of Processing Centre of Excellence at Rio Tinto.With over 26 years in various roles within the company, Nigel tells us all about the technological transformations that are taking place...

People, Process, Technology: Driving Operational Excellence at Hydro One

In anticipation of the Calgary Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit, we sat down with Martin Huang, Vice President of System Operations at Hydro One. Martin tells us about Hydro One's journey to becoming a high reliability organization, and how the company is employing sensor technology to improve...

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

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources 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.

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The Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit will bring together over 250 Heads of Operations, HSE, Operational Risk and Operational Excellence. With roundtables, panels, case studies and workshops on Process Optimization, Asset Management, Leadership & Culture, Digital Transformation, Driving OE to the Frontline, Next Generation EH&S, Operational Risk...

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Attendee List - 2019

Over 250 Operations, HSE, Operational Excellence, Maintenance and Reliability leaders will meet in Calgary this June 1-3 at the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit to discuss the latest tools and techniques to enhance efficiency, reliability, safety, and drive Operational Excellence to the front line. Download the 2019...