Integrated Operations (Trondheim) conference
IO Science and Practice is the international meeting place that will bring you to the network and give you trends and opportunities for research and business in integrated operations. You will meet the players from oil companies, suppliers, research laboratories and universities around the world. Intelligent petroleum fields and integrated operations are the most significant contributor to the next generation of petroleum field management.
Learning from healthcare
Professor Samer Faraj, Canada Research Chair in Technology, Management and Healthcare at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Montreal, talked about his studies of staff working at hospitals dealing with emergencies, and how the oil and gas industry might be able to learn from that.
21 Feb 2013
IO - getting it implemented
A discussion at the Trondheim Integrated Operations conference covered different configurations of IO,how much to standardise processes, how best to integrate suppliers, the difference between standardisation and governance
21 Feb 2013
Measurables better than probabilities for risk
The risk of offshore operations is better looked at in terms of direct measurables - do we have a barrier or not - rather than probabilities, says Dr Robin Pitblado, director for HSE Risk Management Services at DNV
02 Dec 2011
What are your capabilities?
Most oil and gas industry companies define what they do by their products. But they would be better off defining what they do by their capabilities (ie what they can do which people will pay a premium for), and their relationships. Most importantly, understand that the most important capabilities in an industry can change, says Professor Venkat Venkatraman of Boston University School of Management
17 Nov 2011