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The New Reality in the Oil & Gas Industry

How to survive and thrive in an oversupplied market


Derek Kurzenknabe VP, Chemicals and Oil & Gas at Maine Pointe, shares his perspective on how recent developments and future trends will present both challenges and opportunities in the North American Oil & Gas market during the remainder of 2015 and as we head into 2016.

 Drawing on his extensive global experience in the Oil & Gas industry, Derek will discuss:

  • The impact of Iran’s return to the oil market
  • The fundamental differences between the 2015 downturn and the one that occurred in 2008
  • How companies can not only survive but also thrive in an oversupplied market
  • Overcoming organizational hurdles: doing ‘more with less talent’
  • 4 operational improvement areas many oil companies have overlooked  

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Topics: Oil & Gas