June 4-6, 2018 | BMO Centre, Calgary, AB

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Canada’s #1 event dedicated to Operational Excellence in energy, chemicals & resources! Returning to Calgary this June 4-6, the Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals and Resources Summit will bring together over 250 Heads of OE, Operations, ORM, Assets and HSE - all in one location ...

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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

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, Jim discusses th ...

BEHAVIOURAL LEADERSHIP IN HAZARDOUS INDUSTRIES

Becoming a High Reliability OrganizationIn this interview, Mick O’Connor, Behavioural Safety  ...

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 ...

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 enable ...

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 facilitat ...

The path to Safety Excellence through Operational Discipline

Mark Little, Vice President of Health and Safety at Cenovus Energy, provides his insights on maturing your safety culture and what it means to achieve excellence in health and safety.Read the full interview to learn how Cenovus is using their management system framework to drive operationa ...

Human Factors and Next Generation Procedures

Our operating environment and business requirements are changing. The demand on operator vigilance continues to climb to meet the ever evolving expectations in safety, reliability, and performance. Procedures have traditionally been utilized as a one size-fits-all tool for compliance, missing key ...

Managing Project Risk 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 ...

Improving Productivity Safely: Driving OE to the Frontline

Kristen Kulinowski, board member of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, provides her insight into CSB’s recent investigations and efforts to identify common drivers behind several major chemical incidents.CSB Investigators have recently closed high profile investigations into Ma ...

Operational Excellence in Energy: A Canadian Perspective

In today's volatile market environment, how can you deliver consistent operational excellence? And where do you go to learn how to start?Mark Little, VP Health & Safety at Cenovus Energy, Emmanuel Giry, Manager, Enterprise Risk Management at Alberta Energy Regulator, and Shannon Guters ...

Beyond Budgeting: Management innovation for new business and people realities

Bjarte Bogsnes, Vice President of Performance Management Development at Statoil, shares insight into how the Norwegian oil giant is pushing the boundaries of operations management with a concept called Beyond Budgeting.Download the full interview to see how Statoil is redefining performanc ...

60 seconds interview with Deepwater Horizon Investigator

Just seven days after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, U.S. Coast Guard Captain Hung Nguyen was designated as the co-chair for the US Departments of Homeland Security and Interior joint investigation into the incident that killed 11 workers and resulted in the largest oil spill in US history. Cap ...

PUTTING TRANSFORMATION INTO ACTION: A STORY OF CULTURAL CHANGE

Matt DiGeronimo, Vice President of Operations at $50B energy company Veolia, shares his insights on transforming the cultural, operational, and financial underpinnings of a failing coal-fired power plant in just 12 short months. Download the full interview to find out the key chall ...

60 Seconds with Thomas Aes Sæthre: Asset Reliability and Integrity Management at Oceaneering

Thomas Aas Sæthre, Vice President of Asset Integrity at Oceaneering, shares his experience in asset integrity and how the changed approach ...

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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.

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Opex Calgary - 2018 Attendee List

The Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources Summit will be joined by over 250 operations leaders to discuss how to optimize safety, efficiency, sustainability and reliability to drive world-class business performance.With roundtables, panels, case studies and workshops on Management Systems, Asset Performance, Leadership & Culture, HSE Excellence, Digital Transformation,...