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Anytime strict hierarchical structures are shaken, people like you and me have an opportunity to change them. To build a new paradigm. Former BP CEO John Browne's new book creates links between the engineering principles that brought society where it is today with the principles needed to solve society’s most pressing problems—from climate change to privacy and data security. Open innovation, also referred to as external or network innovation, can accelerate new technology identification and adoption in the oil and gas industry. From trenchless construction for environmentally sensitive areas to heated pipelines which reduce associated upstream and downstream facilities, innovation in pipeline technology is improving operating efficiencies.
The world’s largest oil company saw profits fall by nearly three quarters during the previous quarter but it still weathered the storm better than international majors. As the fallout deepens from the coronavirus pandemic and the global collapse in oil and gas prices, oil- and gas-producing regions around the world are feeling the pain. Digital advances allow computers to do many of the tedious tasks once done by engineers, which frees them to focus on more interesting tasks. The first interdisciplinary oil and gas conference to be held in Saudi Arabia, the 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference, was the largest in its history in attendance. This features highlights of the panel and technical sessions, and an interview with Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser.
Women in Energy Committee About the Committee The Women in Energy Committee (WIN) promotes gender diversity in E&P and creates opportunities for women to enable them to step into leadership roles and pursue their career goals. The committee comprises up to 15 members including a chair, deputy chair, advisor and six focus area leads. Members are appointed for up to three-year terms except for the WIN advisor who may serve up to four years on the WIN committee. Qualifications and Experience Committee members should have a demonstrated interest in promoting women in leadership roles and encouraging young women to study engineering through their local section or region. Expected Time Commitment Based on its global membership, the committee meets monthly via conference call.
Ten women engineers who are successful in their careers share their best advice for women engineers who are just starting. An oil industry veteran and his petroleum engineer daughter discuss how things have changed for women in the industry and what the future holds for the new generation of energy workers. In this Women Offshore podcast, offshore professional Amanda Locke shares what it was like for her since her maternity leave ended and she headed back offshore to her job. We hope the collection of these messages will serve to illustrate the state of gender diversity from a cross section of professionals that are exposed to it. Among the millennial and Gen Z generations who serve as the primary recruiting pool in the coming years, diversity and inclusion is a key requirement when choosing to accept employment offers.
Negotiations affect every aspect of our lives and we might not even realize it. For some people, negotiations have become second nature, while others may need some additional training. Mindfulness is a tool that helps you realize that you have always held choices of your life quietly and it is just a matter to exercise those choices in alignment with your life goals to get going. Workplaces are changing to embrace greater collaboration and interaction. The article speaks to the importance of mentoring and its new and improved version—reciprocal or reverse mentoring.
It goes by many names: remote work, telework, and work from home being some of the most common. Once the purview of Silicon Valley and the tech world, it has suddenly become the new way of working for millions of office workers across the globe. When it comes to exploration and production, well-rounded petroleum engineers are the best candidates for finding out why something is happening, how it is happening, and what you can do to better your wells. Competing narratives make it difficult to evaluate the “big crew change.” Has the worst of it already passed, leaving the industry relatively unscathed?
The SPE Women in Energy committee works to create opportunities for women to enable them to step into leadership roles and pursue their career goals. In an interview with TWA, Hollub shares her leadership experience and company strategy. Twenty-something Jaime Glas is not your typical young professional. An accomplished petroleum engineer in her own right, she has boldly ventured into the market of women’s fire-retardant clothing, launching her first line of coveralls earlier this year. The TWA HR Discussion team interviews Theresa Barnett, North America regional manager, Halliburton Consulting, who provides insight into understanding diversity and inclusion, particularly as it pertains to women, and ways organizations can make their workforce truly diverse.
Among the millennial and Gen Z generations who serve as the primary recruiting pool in the coming years, diversity and inclusion is a key requirement when choosing to accept employment offers. If you aspire to a leadership position, go beyond being capable of working in a diverse team and leverage it to drive innovation.
In this Women Offshore podcast, offshore professional Amanda Locke shares what it was like for her since her maternity leave ended and she headed back offshore to her job. We hope the collection of these messages will serve to illustrate the state of gender diversity from a cross section of professionals that are exposed to it. The Way Ahead team spoke with Cox on a range of topics, from industry issues to and YP-centric advice. They share what motivated them to start their own company and the inspiration to pursue entrepreneurship. Among the millennial and Gen Z generations who serve as the primary recruiting pool in the coming years, diversity and inclusion is a key requirement when choosing to accept employment offers.