Wednesday, November 03
This discussion would cover the future needs of the function and have 3-4 speakers from the EAC. Topics to be covered will include:
i. What general areas need more expertise from the function?
ii. What competencies (hard skills) does the function need now, and in the future?
iii. What soft skills does the function need now, and in the future?
iv. What areas can the SPE work on to help develop the function for the future?
HSE and Sustainability disciplines are inextricably linked in the oil and gas industry and will likely remain so particularly when it comes to executing strategy and operationalizing sustainability ambitions and commitments.
How can our functional professionals be better prepared to support and deliver on the goals? Members of the newly formed SPE HSES Executive Advisory Committee, representing senior HSE and Sustainability leadership across the oil and gas industry will discuss and provide insight into what professionals need to know and how they need to upskill in order to best drive, direct and support the rewiring of organisation performance to meet sustainability goals.
Thursday, November 04
Driving continues to present one of the greatest risks for serious injuries in our industry. Some of the contributing factors in crashes include speed and driver behaviors, fatigue, vehicle capabilities and road conditions. This panel will explore the latest in programs, technologies, and research that will help guide us towards better management of the hazards of driving.
|Melinda Denton, Pioneer Natural Resources|
|Imelda Wong, NIOSH|
|Kyla Hagan-Haynes, NIOSH|
|David Jenkins, BP, IOGP|
What's oil and gas industry doing to measure, value, assess, and report Sustainability (i.e. ESG indicators). To whom, what, why and how it matters? How successful is the oil and gas industry in communicating with stakeholders?
Design for the environment and constructing sites for minimal impact and measuring along the way. This can enhance habitat, improve communities, and address stakeholder concerns.
What are the recent innovations to reduce atmospheric carbon generated by the Oil & Gas industry? What work is underway to ensure accurate, quality data across the energy lifecycle?
What's the oil and gas industry doing to be on the transition pathway to Net-Zero and sustainable energy? What are the Low-Carbon pathways for growth? How's the industry incorporating climate change physical risks (e.g. sea level rise, storm intensity) and resilience into business plans and how are we communicating these risks to stakeholders and shareholders?
Plan for the environment involving assessing cumulative impacts and measuring the environmental benefits. This is focused on a risk and opportunity-based approach to environmental management.
Friday, November 05
What are we doing to prepare our workforce for current and future transformations in the global energy system?
What are we doing to leverage the earth's natural assets and ecology to improve the sustainability of oil & gas?
Life cycle water management and circular economy for the upstream industry, considering pending and potential regulatory changes into the future.