Night School | Licence to Operate

19-29 April 2022

Course Description

Session 1 | ESG
Facilitator: Rachel Gavey and Rosalie Constable
Date: Tuesday 19 April 2022
6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT+1)

  • What is ESG, what is its value ​
  • ​The changing role of ESG and key challenges in oil & gas companies ​
  • How to start defining an ESG strategy and roadmap ​
    • Why?​
    • What is material?​
    • What are the overall goals?​
    • How do you break that into manageable tasks?​
  • ​How to implement a successful ESG strategy​
    • Culture and common goals​
    • Recording and reporting – accountability​
    • Relevance and importance​

Session 2 | Value of Information
Facilitator: Eric Bickel
Date: Friday 22 April 2022
6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT+1)

  • Influences on the Value of Information
  • For tests for information; observability, relevance, materiality and cost
  • Accuracy of measurement
  • Decision tree analysis
  • Bayesian revision
  • Joint Probability

Session 3 | Project Management
Facilitator: Stephen Pickering
Date: Tuesday 26 April 2022
6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT+1)

  • Failed projects
  • Project bias
  • Project management approach
  • The project management triangle
  • Project success criteria
  • Managing risk
  • Stage Gate Process
  • Decision Quality Analysis
  • Earned Value Analysis
  • Operational Excellence

Session 4 | Stakeholder Analysis
Facilitator: Stephen Pickering
Date: Friday 29 April 2022
6:00pm – 8:00pm (GMT+1)

  • Why projects go wrong
  • Who are the project stakeholders
  • Stakeholders, partners and alliances
  • Consequences and Challenges of Poor Stakeholder Engagement
  • Stakeholder Engagement in the Project Lifecycle
  • Analysing stakeholder influence and interest
  • Stakeholder mapping exercise – Mozambique
  • Managing Stakeholders

Who should attend:
Aspiring, future leaders in the oil and gas industry who want to acquire skills beyond the academic and technical and obtain insights into the commercially orientated analysis. Acquire the global perspectives essential to professional success.

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Speaker Biography - Rachel Gavey

Since relocating to Scotland from New Zealand with her young family, Rachel’s focus with her work is to encourage collaborative workflows between companies and individuals in order to develop ideas that can make a real impact on the increased and sustainable production of clean energy and water.

Technology forms the centre of all Rachels’ projects; she is incredibly passionate about the smart use of technology for solving problems, especially when those problems relate to the energy transition.

Rachel has a PhD in Marine Geology, a BSc in Geological Oceanography and many years experience working in a variety of roles across the energy industry around the globe. As a Board Director of the Scottish Energy Forum, she places herself at the forefront of the most topical energy discussions.

Rachel is also responsible for the operational running of her consulting company, RGC Ltd.

Speaker Biography - Rosalie Constable

Rosalie has a PhD in Earth Sciences from University of Adelaide, and spent 18 years working in various technical and management roles in the oil & gas industry on projects across Australasia, Europe, India, and Africa.

Rosalie is passionate about helping companies in the oil & gas and mining industries navigate the energy transition and evolve their businesses to ensure long term resilience and profitability.

In 2020 she began consulting on energy transition, renewable energy and sustainability projects, and in mid 2021, Rosalie & Rachel formed sustain:able.

Our mission at sustain:able is to help oil & gas companies deliver the essential energy that is their core business in a more responsible, accountable, transparent and environmentally aware way.

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