Live Webinar

24 March 2021 / 14:00 (GST)

The energy industry is going through a period of rapid change in capital projects delivery.

International oil companies are diversifying their project portfolio to compete with shale players and embrace opportunities around renewables and hydrogen. National oil companies are expanding into new markets. Both are simultaneously engaging in increasingly complex offshore and onshore investments whilst navigating a shrinking supply chain, a digital revolution and an increasing global sustainability agenda.

Despite these changes the industry’s (energy and natural resources) productivity has not increased.

This webinar is designed to bring together project and innovation leaders from the energy and natural resources sector to discuss the delivery of capital projects and to realise the impact of innovation on productivity and how the industry can collectively improve.

Agenda

2:00

State of the Industry
The state of innovation in complex, capital project delivery and sharing the key findings from our exclusive ‘state of the industry’ report.
Rob Jones, Partner, b2b Connect

2:10

Best Practices in Capital Project Delivery
Digital Transformation in the delivery of capital projects is a key to how businesses improve productivity which in effect translates to increased Revenues/and reduced costs  whilst still delivering to time and quality. Areas we have seen Technology /Innovation add value on this Digital Transformation  journey will be highlighted as we outline what we see as good practices being adopted
Geoff Roberts, Director, Industry Strategy, Oracle Construction and Engineering

2:30

Panel Discussion: The Impact of RFID, IoT, AI, and Machine Learning on Capital Project Delivery
This forward-thinking session will:

  • Discuss RFID tagging in eliminating supply chain inefficiency and effectively planning future work
  • Assess how AI and machine learning will bring about the next level in safety performance
  • Compare advanced video drone applications in reporting project progress against building models
  • Get IoT success stories in improving the productivity of capital project delivery

Led by:
Rob Jones, Partner, b2b Connect
In conversation with:
Badr M. Burshaid
, Programme Director, Saudi Aramco
Keith Churchill, Manager of Construction Technology
Bechtel Global Corporation
Geoff Roberts, Director, Global Industry Strategy (Energy & Resources), Oracle Construction and Engineering
Aref Boualwan,
Strategy Officer, World Economic Forum Group Manger – Digital Transformation, CCC
John Macvarish, Account Executive, Smartvid.io

3.15

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    State of Digital Innovation in Capital Projects Delivery Energy & Natural Resources Industries

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    Speakers

    Keith Churchill
    Manager of Construction Technology
    Bechtel Global Corporation

    With more than 15 years of experience in the Heavy Infrastructure and Industrial segments, Keith is improving the way the USA’s largest EPC contractor delivers mega projects to maximise productivity, while enhancing safety and quality.

    Badr M. Burshaid
     Programme Director
    Saudi Aramco

    Badr is the award winning president of PMI KSA Chapter and Director of Saudi Aramco’s PMO, responsible to manage a multi-billion dollar projects portfolio covering more than 200 projects annually including Oil and Gas projects, Petrochemicals, Community and Infrastructure projects.

    Geoff Roberts
    Director, Global Industry Strategy (Energy & Resources)
    Oracle

    With more than 40 years of experience in all aspects of project management & project controls, Geoff is enabling organisations to deliver projects to time, cost, quality, safely from inception thru to decommissioning.