Earlier this summer I attended the combined PSAM and ESREL conference in Helsinki, probably the largest and most influential conference for risk and reliability practitioners this year. Key experts from industries like nuclear power, oil and gas, aviation, rail, and process industry, shared their thoughts and new ideas for improvements in the field of risk ... Read more.
Sweet dreams and a good night’s sleep whilst holding a position of responsibility within today’s Energy sector is certainly not a given. The salary may help but those stakeholders waiting to question bring their own kind of torment and need treating with the respect they truly deserve. Just looking back over the last couple of ... Read more.
Over the last decade, environmental risks have increased, for instance we have seen two major earthquakes reaching some of the highest tectonic levels ever recorded having catastrophic effects on people, the environment and global business. The recent Fukushima incident showed us how these three factors can combine with potentially catastrophic results. The tsunami that affected ... Read more.
OTC: May 2nd – 5th, 2011 The Macondo well (Deepwater Horizon) explosion threw into sharp relief the need for robust human engineering services and competence management; a theme that is expected to feature prominently in the presentations and discussions over the coming days. The OTC’s technical program is hosting a high-profile track entitled “Post-Spill Deepwater ... Read more.
OTC: 2 – 5 May 2011 Held annually in May and attracting more than 60,000 attendees and 2,000 exhibiting companies from over 110 countries, the Offshore Technology Conference provides a tremendous opportunity to connect with industry leaders in the development of offshore resources in the fields of drilling, production, construction, well workover, well completion, well ... Read more.