February 25 - 27, 2019 | Norris Conference Center - City Centre Location, Houston, TX

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The Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit will bring together over 150 Heads of Operations, HSE, ORM and Operational Excellence from industrial manufacturing, energy, chemicals, resources, transportation and more – all industri ...

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Predictive Analytics to Drive Real Time Production Optimization

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources Summit, we sat down with Mark Hutcherson, Director of Operational Excellence at ConocoPhillips, to provide an insight into how the American energy giant is taking the next step toward digital transformation an ...

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 ...

6 Ways NASA’s risk management tools can dramatically improve your safety record

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 hazardous industries.

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.

Safety Culture at Arkema: Focusing on culture to drive Operational Excellence

At a time when the industry is putting increased pressure on improving operational efficiency, how can you ensure that safety remains a top priority for your organization? Paul Leonard – Vice President of Health, Safety and Environment at Arkema – shares h ...

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. 

Maintaining Your Safety Culture During Times of Transformation

In this exclusive interview, Cynthia Hansen, Executive Vice President of Utilities and Power Operations at Enbridge, shares her insight on how high-risk businesses can enable safe and reliable operations during times of transformation.

Developing an Impactful Safety and Supply Chain Strategy

In this exclusive interview, we spoke with Simon Watson - Head of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing at Thames Water - about Thames Water’s ground breaking approach in using psychology alongside organisational performance to select supply chain partnerships.

Leadership Behaviours that Drive a Culture of Operational Excellence

In this new and exclusive interview, Diane Chadwick-Jones, Director of Leadership and Culture at BP, talks to us about embedding – and sustaining - a culture of operational excellence in a large multinational company. By identifying key culture change inhibitors and then implementing specific tra ...

Leveraging Data to Mitigate Asset Risk at Suncor

Leigh Mork, Director of Maintenance and Reliability Integration at Suncor Energy, shares Suncor’s approach to mitigating asset risk and how to use asset information to enable safe, reliable and cost effective operations. 

Controlling Risk In A Dangerous World How To Prevent The Next Accident

In this exclusive interview, Jim discusses the ten common adverse conditions that existed in companies that experienced a major safety incident and how to use the presence and severity of these conditions as i ...

Developing A Robust Hazard Identification Process

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas Summit, we sat down with Kal Johnson, Director of HSSE at Cameron LNG. Kal is accountable for developing and implementing an overarching c ...

Maximizing Continuous Improvement at Europe's largest refinery

In this exclusive interview, Ýr Gunnarsdóttir – Operational Excellence / Continuous Improvement Leader for Shell, talks us through how Continuous Improvement (CI) can act as a key enabler for business performance and outcome and how CI ways of working enabled Shell to start-up the Pernis refinery ...