Learn how your Energy sector industry peers are achieving greater operational productivity by streamlining environmental compliance, implementing leading technology and staying ahead of regulatory changes.
Sammy manages the Sustainability Information Solutions practice within EMEA. He has over 15 years of experience helping companies with developing an EHS / IT strategy and implementing and sustaining systems within that portfolio. He has helped Fortune 500 organizations achieve EHS operational excellence in a wide range of industries. ERM is the leading sustainability consulting company in the world with 5000 employees and 150 offices in over 40 countries.
Bob is Editor of Oil & Gas Journal, a weekly trade magazine, and its website, Oil & Gas Journal Online. Since joining the Journal staff in 1977, he has written on all technical, economic, and political aspects of the international petroleum industry. He writes the Journal’s weekly editorials and a weekly column, The Editor’s Perspective.
His work has won awards from American Business Media, New York Society of Business Press Editors, Association of Petroleum Writers, International Association for Energy Economics, International Association of Energy Advocates, and Houston Society for Technical Communications. He has won the Cicero Speechwriting Award three times and was the 2010 recipient of American Business Media’s G.D. Crain, Jr. Award honoring contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media.
Tippee became the Journal’s chief editor in January 1999. He also was Editor-in-Chief of the 1997 through 2001 editions of the Journal’s annual affiliate, International Petroleum Encyclopedia. Tippee has directed many PennWell Petroleum Group conferences and written or cowritten three books on oil and gas subjects. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Tulsa and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for four years.
Barry T. Smitherman
Adjunct Professor University of Texas School of Law
Adjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Law
Barry is currently an energy industry consultant and senior advisor, as well as an adjunct professor of Energy Law at the University of Texas School of Law. Smitherman is a former partner in an international law firm, a former chairman of two Texas energy-related state agencies and a former managing director of an investment bank.
He is the only person to ever serve on both the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) and is a recognized authority on a number of energy topics, including those affecting wholesale power generation, retail electric providers, regulated electric and gas utilities, oil and gas operators, coal mining operators, and pipeline developers.
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WHAT TO EXPECT:
Join us for a unique opportunity to learn and engage with industry leaders in a small-scale arena. Our panel of experts will engage directly with attendees and share insight into the latest trends and anticipated changes in the energy sector. The group will share ideas about Environment, Health and Safety Compliance including:
Operational Excellence and Risk Management Technology Trends
Environmental Compliance changes affecting the Energy sector
EHS challenges and opportunities – How can we learn from others?