NOVEMBER 5-7, 2018
Houston, TX

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The 9th Annual Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit is returning to Houston, TX, this November 5-7, 2018.Over 300 heads of Operations from North America's oil and gas industry will be gathering to discuss the latest strategies for managing change, in ...

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Project Risk Management at BP

Hugo Ashkar, Global Projects Risk Manager at BP, talks through the important combination of holistic and evergreen risk management approach deployed at BP.In this interview Hugo discusses the biggest risks to large capital projects today - particularly in the current market and environment ...

60 Seconds Series: Manufacturing Excellence at Shell Oil

Lynne Buchanan, America’s Regional Manufacturing Excellence Lead at Shell Oil, provides us with insight into the importance of leadership and the management behaviors required in driving operational excellence.Download this exclusive interview to see what is driving Shell’s manufacturing e ...

Digital Transformation in Oil and Gas: The Baker Hughes Story

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. ...

60 Seconds with Ed Brewer: Cascading Operational Excellence at Duke Energy

Ed Brewer, General Manager, Generation Strategy and Planning at Duke Energy, explains what prompted the energy giant to rethink - and rework - their approach to Operational Excellence.

The Final Frontier - What the oil and gas industry can learn from NASA's PRA tools

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.

Human Factors meets Data and Analytics at Chevron

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 chang ...

Leading Millennials to Operational Excellence

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 perspe ...

Controlling Risk in a Dangerous World: How to prevent the next accident

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 artic ...

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Opex in Oil and Gas Summit 2017 - Sample Attendee List

The Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit will be joined by over 300 operations leaders from the world’s largest oil and gas companies to discuss how to simultaneously optimize safety, sustainability and productivity in your organization.With roundtables, panels, case studies and workshops on Human Factors, Process Safety, Asset Risk...