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and Social Responsibility
Oil and gas companies are making long-term investments around the world in costly, technically complicated projects where unanticipated community concerns can significantly reduce the return on investment. One of my goals as HSSE-SR Technical Director is to convince technical decision makers with a deep understanding of the project they are working on that success can depend on something outside the realm of the design specifications and engineering -- public acceptability.
This presentation will include factors that influence both individual and collaborative decision making, including the impact of cognitive biases. The factors that can help, as well as hinder, decision making will also be discussed.
Trey Shaffer is a Senior Partner for Environmental Resources Management (ERM), based in Houston, Texas. He plays a leadership role in helping ERM's multinational clients solve a broad range of sustainability, environmental, and safety challenges.
The objective of this course is to provide participants with tools, techniques and knowledge for immediate use to help operators maintain project value through sustainability.
In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a web event hosted by SPE member Byron Haynes, Jr. P.E. on "How to Write a Good Technical Paper."
Join a live web event on "An Agenda for the Lull: Coping Successfully in These Volatile Times," presented by Neeraj Nandurdikar on 21 April.
Listen to a web event on "Addressing Infectious Diseases in Oil and Gas Workplace" presented by Malick Diara on 23 March.
Join Paul Jackson on 22 April as he discusses "Managing Employee Fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan."