Interviews with Industry Leaders

Laying the Foundation for EH&S Excellence

Laying the Foundation for EH&S Excellence

In this in-depth interview, Bonnie Schwartz, Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety at Calpine – a $6B Fortune 500 company with over 2,200 employees and America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources - shares her insights into successfully building a foundation of operational excellence with principles that begin with safety.

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60 Seconds: Operational Excellence at NASA

60 Seconds: Operational Excellence at NASA

In this exclusive interview, David Loyd, Head of the Safety and Test Operations Division at NASA, provides his insights on integrating risk management practices and techniques throughout a large organization with an extraordinarily diverse mission.
Maintaining your Safety Culture During Times of Transformation

Maintaining your Safety Culture During Times of Transformation

Exclusive Interview with Enbridge Executive Vice President Cynthia Hansen

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

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  • Realigning its EH&S processes following the merger with Spectra 
  • Enabling and delivering OE performance through its integrated management system
  • Fostering a culture that embraces technology acceleration
  • Using predictive analytics and AI to create a safer environment for its workers
Monitoring Operational Risk at the Asset Level

Monitoring Operational Risk at the Asset Level

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit, we sat down with Stewart Behie, Manager of Safety and Process Risk at Occidental Oil & Gas to discuss how Oxy is monitoring operational risk at the asset level, and how the oil, gas, and chemical giant is using technology to improve the outcome of safety critical decisions.
Developing an Impactful Safety and Supply Chain Strategy

Developing an Impactful Safety and Supply Chain Strategy

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy and Utilities Summit 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.

Developing a Robust Hazard Identification Process

Developing a Robust Hazard Identification Process

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit, we sat down with Kal Johnson, Director of HSSE at Cameron LNG. Kal is accountable for developing and implementing an overarching corporate and operations HSSE management system, while maintaining strategic security infrastructure to meet MARSAC and USCG requirements. Kal has been working on a robust hazard identification program.

Predictive Analytics To Drive Real Time Production Optimization

Predictive Analytics To Drive Real Time Production Optimization

In the lead up to this year’s Operational Excellence in Energy and Utilities, we sat down with Mark Hutcherson, Director of Operational Excellence at ConocoPhillips. Mark discusses how the American energy giant is taking the next step toward digital transformation and driving real time production optimization. 

In this exclusive interview, Mark shares powerful insights on how ConocoPhillips is fostering a culture of technology adoption, as well as how AI is used for the purposes of equipment condition monitoring and predictive analytics. 

25 Years of Operational Excellence at Canadian Pipeline Association

25 Years of Operational Excellence at Canadian Pipeline Association

Exclusive interview with Chris Bloomer, President of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA). As the CEPA celebrate its 25th anniversary, Chris sat down with OneBridge Solutions' Tim Edward to discuss the state of Canada's pipeline industry. 

Chris provides his insights on CEPA's Integrity First Initiative, a process to which the entire industry is committed, as well as his thoughts on the Federal Government's purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline, and implementation of the new Impact Assessment act - and what effect both will have on the development of future pipeline projects in Canada. 

Integrating Risk & Asset Management at Enbridge Gas Distribution

Integrating Risk & Asset Management at Enbridge Gas Distribution

In the lead up to the Operational Excellence in Energy & Utilities Summit, we sat down with Michelle George, Vice President of Engineering & Asset Management at Enbridge Gas Distribution. Michelle tells us about how Canada's largest energy delivering company is driving operational excellence through their integrated management system and their quantitative approach to risk management.