The 6th Annual Texas Oil & Gas Awards Industry Summit will be complimentary for anyone to attend in 2018.
Brendon Cook – CTO – Blackline Safety
Blackline Safety is a global connected safety technology leader. Providing comprehensive live-monitoring and wireless gas detection, we help teams working in hazardous environments respond to emergencies in real-time and manage efficient evacuations, accounting for everyone’s safety along the way. With millions invested in technology research and development, Blackline Safety is recognized for quality and innovation. Our talented team of designers and engineers create and manufacture everything in-house — from wearable technology and personal gas detectors to cloud-hosted infrastructure and web-based interfaces for global industry. We deliver the world’s first turn-key, work-anywhere connected safety monitoring solution with gas detection, 3G wireless, two-way speakerphone and live monitoring to meet the demanding safety challenges of organizations in over 200 countries.
Clint Ford – VP of Sales and Marketing – Nabors Industries
Clint heads up Sales & Marketing for Nabors. Nabors Industries owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet and is a leading provider of offshore platform workover and drilling rigs in the U.S. and multiple international markets. Nabors also provides innovative drilling technology, directional drilling operations and drilling instrumentation and software. Through its various subsidiaries, Nabors manufactures and sells top drives, catwalks, wrenches, drawworks and other drilling related equipment which are installed on both onshore and offshore drilling rigs.
Christopher R. Butler – Executive Director HSE – NuStar
NuStar Energy L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership based in San Antonio, is one of the largest independent liquids terminal and pipeline operators in the nation. NuStar currently has more than 9,300 miles of pipeline and 81 terminal and storage facilities that store and distribute crude oil, refined products and specialty liquids. The partnership’s combined system has more than 96 million barrels of storage capacity, and NuStar has operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, including St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom.
Since it went public in 2001, NuStar Energy L.P. has grown from 160 employees to about 1,700 today; from $387 million in assets to $6.4 billion; and from $100 million in revenues to $1.8 billion.
Known for its special caring and sharing culture, NuStar has been ranked as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for nine consecutive years and has been lauded for its tremendous commitment to community service. Safety is NuStar’s number-one core value, and thanks to NuStar employees’ constant commitment to safety, the company has one of the very best employee safety records in the industry, and is an industry leader in environmental stewardship.
Daniel Creasey – CEO – Oil & Gas Awards
Daniel Creasey has been the CEO & President of the Oil & Gas Awards since their inception in 2012. Prior to founding the Oil & Gas Awards Daniel had launched and run many media products throughout the world across many different industries. The Oil & Gas Awards showcase leading companies working across the upstream and the midstream sectors of the North American Oil & Gas Industry.
Dick Baum – Director of Engineering – Smith & Burgess
Smith & Burgess is the industry leading Process Safety Management (PSM) engineering consulting firm that provides our clients the highest level of customer satisfaction with cost efficient and PSM compliant solutions. Formed by Dustin Smith and John Burgess in April of 2007, the firm has grown to house over 50+ process safety professionals within our Houston and Chicago offices.
Jared Oehring – Director of Technology – U.S. Well Services
Jared Oehring is Director of Technology with U.S. Well Services, Houston, TX. He received the B.S. in mechanical engineering from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, and the M.S. in engineering (mechanical design) from Kettering University, Flint, MI. Prior to joining U.S. Well Services, Jared worked for Stewart & Stevenson as Engineering Manager and before that he served as Vice President of Financial Operations at ASME.
Mike Gibson – CEO – Evergreen Chemical Solutions
My whole career has been involved in the industrial specialty chemical market. Initially working for Johnson & Johnson in industrial adhesive sales in the northeast New York/New Jersey. After 6 years with Johnson & Johnson moved on to Nalco Chemical Company as District Manager for the North East Region handling downstream Refining and Petrochemicals process side. Moved to Houston 1989 with Nalco Chemical as North American Marketing Manager for the Petroleum Division, Refining. In 1990 became General Manager Nalco Refining North America. In 1994 named as Vice President for Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals. Managed the startup of a $500m joint venture with Exxon Chemicals and Nalco Chemical Company. The joint venture served upstream and downstream Oil & Gas market globally. 2001 joined General Electric as Vice President, Oil Sands, and Calgary Canada.
Started up Evergreen Chemical Solutions 2009 as a specialty chemical company providing safer and environmentally friendly chemistry’s serving the global upstream and downstream Oil & Gas Industry globally. Initial business developed in the Permian west Texas, Eagle Ford South Texas, and Haynesville Northern Louisiana. Africa Mozambique and Mauritania. Asia Indonesia.
Mark Gebbia – Director, Environmental Services – Williams
Williams, including its assets held through Williams Partners L.P., is an energy infrastructure company focused on connecting North America’s significant hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs). Williams’ interstate gas pipeline and gathering & processing operations span the United States, including strategic assets in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, the Rockies, the Pacific Northwest and the Eastern Seaboard.
Oliver Bridgen – COO – Oil & Gas Awards
Oliver has been the COO of the Oil & Gas Awards since their inception in 2012. Prior to founding the Oil & Gas Awards Oliver worked in a number of technology based companies workinging throughout Europe. The Oil & Gas Awards showcase leading companies working across the upstream and the midstream sectors of the North American Oil & Gas Industry.
William Taylor – Group Director, Dedicated Transport Systems – Ryder System
Will Taylor is a 25 year veteran of the transportation industry, with particular experience in the areas of engineering, technology, and operations. His current role is Group Director of Customer Logistics, Oil & Gas, Supply Chain Solutions at Ryder System, Inc.
For the previous six years, as the Senior Director of Engineering, his team has created solutions for Oil & Gas customers that transform fragmented processes and data into a standardized flow that provides immediate visibility and savings and long-term control and continuous improvement.
Current Ryder Oil & Gas customers in both the US and Canada include 3 of the Top Multinational Exploration &Production companies, several large independent E&Ps, and various Oilfield Service Companies including Baker Hughes. Ryder also operates several hundred trucks with drivers trained in oilfield safety.
He received an Undergraduate degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee. He resides in the country outside of Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Sandy and their two sons.
Select Energy Services
Select Energy Services is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has grown to become a company with approximately 5,000 employees. We provide services to customers in every major unconventional basin throughout the United States and Canada. We deliver innovative and efficient end-to-end water and chemical solutions to oilfield operators.
At Select Energy Services, we’re dedicated to providing our customers with an arsenal of efficient and environmentally conscious water and chemical solutions to service the full life cycle of the well. Select Energy Services is geographically positioned to provide customized solutions to the unique requirements of every major unconventional basin.
Select’s robust range of services provides our customers with one source to keep their operations moving and on time—and more importantly, allow them to focus on their objectives and do what they do best. At Select Energy Services, we pride ourselves in being a trusted partner that offers a comprehensive approache for more convenient and better results.
|08.00 – 08.50||Registration and Coffee|
|08.50 – 09.00||Opening Remarks: Daniel Creasey – Oil & Gas Awards|
|09.00 – 09.30||Keynote Address: Terminal Operations and Safety Management Systems, Christopher R. Butler, Executive Director HSE|
|09.30 – 10.15||
Panel Discussion: Environmental Stewardship Best Practices
Oliver Bridgen, Moderator
Mike Gibson, CEO, Evergreen Chemical Solutions
Mark Gebbia, Director, Environmental Services, Williams
|10.15 – 10.45||Coffee Break|
|10.45 – 11.30||
Panel Discussion: The Digital Oilfield
Oliver Bridgen, Moderator
Jared Oehring, VP Technology, U.S Well Services
Clint Ford, VP Sales & Marketing, Nabors
Brendon Cook, CTO, Blackline Safety
|11.30 – 12.15||Panel Discussion: Health & Safety Best Practices.
Oliver Bridgen, Moderator
Dick Baum, Director of Engineering, Smith & Burgess
William Taylor, Group Director, Dedicated Transport Systems, Ryder System
TBC, Select Energy Services
|12.15 – 12.20||Closing Remarks – Daniel Creasey – Oil & Gas Awards|
**Oil & Gas Awards reserves the right to amend the program and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances. Oil & Gas Awards accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distributed by any of its speakers at its conferences. In addition, Oil & Gas Awards is not responsible for any copying, republication or redistribution of such statement.**
Keynote Address: Terminal Operations and Safety Management Systems Christopher R. Butler, Executive Director Health, Safety and Environmental, NuStar Energy, L.P.
Panel Discussion 1: The Digital Oilfield
Panel Discussion 2: Health & Safety Best Practices
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We apologise to the many companies that enquired and those who actually submitted into the 2020 Awards last year, it was simply impossible for us to execute them with the travel restrictions.
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