60 Second Interviews

60 Seconds with Bjarte Bogsnes: Operational Excellence at Statoil

60 Seconds with Bjarte Bogsnes: Operational Excellence at Statoil

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 performance by setting dynamic and relative targets and using holistic performance evaluation.

60 Seconds with Derek Middlemas: Chief Executive Officer at DIGATEX

60 Seconds with Derek Middlemas: Chief Executive Officer at DIGATEX

Digital asset strategies that yield a real return on investment

Derek is championing the concept of ‘digital twin’ - a digital asset for every physical asset. In this exclusive interview he speaks about how this concept can improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency.

Download this exclusive interview to see how this new concept can improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency in your organisation.

60 Seconds with Hugo Ashkar: Project Risk Management at BP

60 Seconds with Hugo Ashkar: Project Risk Management at BP

In this exclusive interview, Hugo Ashkar - Global Projects Risk Manager at BP - talks through the important combination of holistic and evergreen risk management approach deployed at BP. Hugo discusses the biggest risks to large capital projects today, particularly in the current market and environment, and how BP is aligning their risk management program with the overall strategy of the business.

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

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 approaches to data, reporting and risk profiling are impacting asset integrity management in the new generation of low oil price.

60 Seconds with Stephan Blasilli - Lean Thinking to Mitigate Compliance Risks at EDP Renewables

60 Seconds with Stephan Blasilli - Lean Thinking to Mitigate Compliance Risks at EDP Renewables

EDP Renewables’ Head of Corporate Initiatives shares his company’s approach to lean thinking and how it is helping them to mitigate compliance risks.

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60 seconds with Deepwater Horizon Investigator Captain Hung Nguyen

60 seconds with Deepwater Horizon Investigator Captain Hung Nguyen

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. Captain Nguyen’s role was to determine the causes of the accident and make recommendations for safe operations of future oil and gas activities.

Many of the report’s recommendations have been implemented and we spoke with Captain Nguyen to discuss his personal perspective on the leadership lessons learned from the incident – and where safety improvements still need to be made.