Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum
October 28, 2015Canada's largest event exclusively dedicated to improving the effectiveness and competitiveness of Canadian petroleum production through supply chain excellence.
BMO Centre, Calgary, Alberta
Thank you to the speakers, attendees and partners who made the 2015 Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum a success! With over 400 registrants and continued support from our partners, the event was a testament to the strength of the Canadian energy industry and demonstrated an unwavering commitment to improving the competitiveness of petroleum production in Canada. It is with events such as these that unite our industry across the value chain that we are able to find solutions, drive innovation and become world class.
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Featured topics include:
Perspectives on Competitiveness and Financial Stability of Canada's Energy Industry
To sustain and continue growing, our industry needs committed investor engagement and long-term supporting capital. This presentation will review some of the financial realities of the industry and explore the global investor perspective and investment attractiveness of Canada's Energy Industry.
SCM Excellence as a Core Competency And Source of Efficiency, Productivity and Competitiveness
This presentation will explore why and how SCM must be driven from the top down as a strategic core competency of the organization. This is especially critical in industries like upstream oil and gas that rely so heavily on outsourcing - with the majority of annual corporate budgets being spent on contractors/suppliers.
Supply Chain Strategies in a Down Market
This panel of supply chain leaders will explore how the current oil price - and the reality that this could be a "new normal" - are affecting SCM strategies and practices in the sector.
Achieving Sustainable Cost Reductions Through Collaboration What producers and suppliers are doing together
With every major fall in oil prices, suppliers get letters from their large customers requesting 20-30% reductions in prices. This lively panel will provide real case studies of how customers are working with suppliers (at multiple layers of the supply chain) to collaboratively achieve customer cost reductions without threatening the financial sustainability of suppliers.
SAGD Wellpad Replication Strategy: Cost savings through innovation, repeatability and collaboration
A case study on an innovative replication strategy that involves a collaborative supply chain of partners working towards one common objective to reduce cost and risk for the end E&P customer.
2015 speaker line-up included:
With over 30 years of corporate experience Steve is also the author of "The Supply Based Advantage"
Presenting: Perspectives on Competitiveness and Financial Stability of Canada's Energy Industry
Allan holds the Supply Chain Management Professional designation and is a Certified Management Accountant.
Who will you meet?
Check out who has already registered!
- Suncor Energy Inc.
- Meg Energy Corp.
- Imperial Oil Ltd.
- Nexen Energy ULC
- Schlumberger Ltd.
- Encana Corp.
- Shell Canada
- Dovre Canada Ltd
- Crescent Point Energy
- Cessco Fabrication & Engineering Ltd.
- Trican Well Service
- ATCO Pipelines
- Worley Parsons
- TransCanada Corp.
- NWR Partnership
- Pembina Pipelines
- Civeo Canada
- NWR Partnership
And many more!
Who is the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum for?
Supply Chain Management Professionals
Are you a leader in supply chain management/procurement for a large producer, EPC, or major contractor? Is it your job to optimize your supply chain, seek improvements in operations and asset efficiency, or ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget? Are you responsible for capturing sustainable cost savings for your company's capital projects or operations?
Are the following items imperative for you to perform your job effectively?
- Responding to today's market in an appropriate and timely manner
- Working collaboratively with suppliers to avoid contractual delays or cost increases from change orders
- Learning from industry experts and peers who have successfully built and managed effective, efficient, and collaborative supply chain relationships
- Learning how better relationships and process changes in your supply chain can yield dramatic results
Senior Leaders from Producers and EPCMs
Are you a senior director, VP, or EVP for an energy producer or EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Constuction, Management) company? Times are changing and the current approach and cost structure for both capital projects and sustaining operations will no longer keep Canada's energy industry competitive. Players in the oil industry are now expected to do more with less and a more innovative way of doing things must be found. Change and new ideas must be spread throughout your organization, and your leadership in this regard is essential.
Here's what you'll take away from the forum:
- How to gain alignment between your business objectives and your supply chain
- Leading international practices on how to build highly effective supply networks
- Learn how collaborative approach to contract management can act as a source of competitive advantage
- How to best respond to today's market and growing global competition
Contractors and Suppliers
Are you a contractor, service provider or supplier to the energy sector? If so, you make up the Canadian energy "supply chain." Here's what you'll take away from the event:
- Customer perspective on supplier relationships, collaboration and buying processes
- How to collaboratively respond to cost reduction requests
- Business development and networking opportunities with primary buyers
- Industry examples of how producers and suppliers have worked together to innovate, reduce costs, and create win-win business relationships
Imperial Oil's creative approach to crane lisfs on its Mahkeses turnaround saved the company 30 days of extra work
Tasked with planning a scheduled turnaround at its Mahkeses in situ oilsands facility at Cold Lake, Imperial Oil’s engineering team needed to solve the problem of how to minimize downtime and lost revenue. READ MORE.
On Time, On Budget
How eight megaprojects bucked the trend
Melanie Collison. Oilsands Review.
After years of sporadic and often disappointing project delivery performance, a number of oilsands producers are executing on time and on budget by sharpening their own engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tools. The oilsands sector has a reputation for projects being completed late and over budget. However, Tom Mansfield, a senior director in the province’s Economic Development and Innovation Department, says we could now be starting to see the results of better planning that began years ago. READ MORE.
Productivity, Not Just Price
The Real Solution to Surviving Low Oil Prices
David Yager. Daily Oil Bulletin.
Exploration and production (E&P) companies and the oilfield services sector (OFS) are once again embroiled in the latter half of their historic love/hate relationship. It’s not pretty.
With oil prices down 50 per cent, clients are demanding vendors cut prices. Contracts mean little. Sue if you like. Some oil company executives are publicly telling investors they’re firing suppliers that won’t cut rates. Established relationships are secondary to E&P demands that vendors share the pain. READ MORE.
Suppliers Under the Squeeze
What happens to "industry collaboration" when producers demand service cuts?
Market Intelligence Report
How to thrive in a $60/bbl environment
Despite reductions in capital budgets, oilsands maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) is expected to approach $39 billion in 2017. Learn how service and supply companies can capture a share of this MRO spend in the CanOils Market Intelligence Report, Hunting opportunities: Following the producer spend in a bear oilsands market.
Using PLM to Solve Industry Interoperability Challenges
On Demand Webinar
Efficiency is the key to executing well in today’s tough project environment where trapped value impedes any successful execution. However, a massive amount of technical and business value remains trapped in systems that were never designed to work together.
Follow the Money
Jim Bentien and Deborah Jaremko. Oilsands Review.
Despite a stall in growth capital, producers are expected to spend more on maintenance and operations through 2017 as new projects come online.
Premium networking experience
Last year the Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum attracted an audience of over 900 delegates, representing over 450 companies. Networking and audience quality is one of the top reasons why both delegates and sponsors return year after year.
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Additional Learning Opportunities:
In addition to the Supply Chain Forum on October 28, opportunities to further engage in topics relating to achieving supply chain excellence exist on the days before and after the main event.
October 29, 2015
With a long history of strong construction/major projects content at the Supply Chain Forum, we've decided to delve deeper and focus all related content on one day this year! If you're a supply chain professional involved in energy construction projects, you'll want to stay an extra day for the Canadian Energy Projects Forum. Two-day bundled passes are available at a discount.
October 27, 2015
The Canadian Energy Technology Forum will bring together leaders from both the energy and technology sectors to collaboratively discuss the many opportunities for innovation, tech enhancement and information management. Solutions exist at all stages of activity including planning, production, transportation and measurement. Three-day bundled passes (CESCF, CEPF, CETF) are available at a discount.
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