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, increasing ...

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Maintaining Your Safety Culture During Times of Transformation

An Interview with Enbridge EVP Cynthia HansenIn this new and exclusive interview, Cynthia Hansen, Executive Vice President of Utilities and Power Operations at Enbridge, shares her insight on how hi ...

Predictive Analytics To Drive Real Time Production Optimization

Mark Hutcherson, Director of Operations Excellence at ConocoPhillips, discusses how the American energy giant is taking the next step toward digital transformation and dri ...

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 ...

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 interview, ...

Monitoring Operational Risk at the Asset Level

Last month, RiskPoynt’s Bruce Chumley sat down with Occidental’s Manager of Safety and Process Risk, Stewart Behie to find out how the oil, gas and chemicals giant is identifying and monitoring operational risk at the asset level, and how they are leveraging technology to improve the outco ...

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 ...

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. ...

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.

Industry Reports

Asset Optimization in Oil and Gas Report

We teamed up with Software AG to survey over 200 operations leaders to understand how they are responding to today’s volatile market conditions and optimizing asset performance. Download this insightful industry report to discover:The specific actions that the oil and gas industry is currently taking to optimize its assetsThe barriers...

60 Second Interviews

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.

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 - and how BP is aligning their...

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Opex Oil and Gas Summit - 2018 Sample Attendee List

Over 300 Operations, HSE, Operational Excellence, Maintenance and Reliability leaders will meet in Houston this November 5-7 at the Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit to discuss the latest tools and techniques to enhance efficiency, reliability, safety, and drive Operational Excellence to the frontline.This is the only event in North...