In a constantly evolving threatening landscape, the role of your security operations must continuously adapt to meet changing economic, geo-political, criminal and homeland-security challenges. As technologies and strategies are renewed and developed, it’s critical to stay one step ahead of competitors.
With security spending in the oil and gas industry expected to double by 2014, how can you ensure that your investment decisions are the ones best suited to your business’s risk exposure?
Oil and gas security conference
Arena International Events is delighted to announce the Global Asset Security Oil and Gas conference will be taking place on the 22-24 February 2010 in Houston, Texas, US.
At a strategic level, the event will address the increasing need for security to be more effectively and efficiently integrated into overall business strategy, and how you can implement such integration in your business. How can you minimize the effect of budget constraints on your security programs? To what extent is your intellectual property safe and how can you improve your defense against financially damaging security breaches?
Furthermore, the conference will enable you to:
- Understand the business models and security trends that are driving the industry
- Discover how TWIC and CFATS regulations can be efficiently assimilated into your business plan in order to ensure compliance and maximize effectiveness
- Get critical insights into the real changes in global security in the regions where you have an interest
- Evaluate the changes in criminal strategy and uncover the true costs (and benefits) of implementing solutions
- Reduce your loses and improve your safety record by creating the best possible offshore security program
- Get the competitive edge – learn to maximize ROI from your security investments
Security expert presentations for the oil and gas industry
By attending the Global Asset Security Oil and Gas conference, you will have the opportunity to hear from security experts with specific expertise in security threats across the US and around the world.
You will have the chance to share knowledge and experience on common industry challenges such as ensuring the safety of your personnel, and maximizing the robustness of your product supply chain in order to reduce your financial and physical vulnerability. Below is a preview of the presentations at the event:
- Positioning security as part of your business plan in order to effectively prepare for the future global risk, led by Russ Cancilla, vice president and CSO of HSE and security at Baker Hughes
- Establishing key community relationships to improve security in global locations, led by Adrian Kendry, senior defense economist at NATO
- Case study: “Building a performance-based security program”, led by Alex de Alvarez, vice-president of corporate security at Apache Corporation
- Securing offshore rigs against attack and intrusion in order to reduce erosion of profits and improve safety, led by Grahame Bullock, head of security at Nexen
- Overcoming terrorist threats – analyzing the trends, identifying successful tactics and mitigating threats, led by Walied Shater, director of security for the Middle East and North Africa at Conocophillips
To view the full program, please visit the relevant link below.
Homeland security workshop – critical concerns for energy assets
The half-day post-conference workshop will examine the ongoing demands of CFATS, MTSA and TWIC, and how you can maximize the benefits to your organization as well as comply with the regulations.
This will be your chance to analyze the long-term implications of the new requirements and how future changes might affect your business. You will benefit from presentations from industry personnel, including:
- Sue Armstrong, acting deputy assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
- LT Devon Brennan, cargo facilities division of the US Coast Guard
- Duane Jones, corporate security manager of Kinder Morgan
Oil and gas delegate
The event will draw an audience from oil and gas companies and companies that offer services within this sector. Delegates will come from the following areas:
- Head of security
- Head of health, safety and security
- Head of asset security
- Head of corporate security
- Head of infrastructure security
- Business continuity advisors
- Security advisors
- Head of security regulation
The conference will also benefit:
- Academics and professional associations
- Technologists in oil and gas exploration and transportation services
Please register your attendance using the link below and quoting reference ‘MK/AG’.