2015 - EMEA Industry Session - Oil and Gas, Petrochemical
Using the PI System in O&G and Industrial Chemicals to Deliver Business Value in the 21st Century – Energy’s New World
The opening keynote will provide the foundation for the O&G and Industrial Chemicals session by outlining the agenda, session theme of using the PI System to drive business value in the 21st century, and highlights from the selected user presentations.
Craig Harclerode is a 35 year O&G industry veteran with knowledge in automation and information technologies which are used in the performance and profitability of O&G, LNG, and Petrochemical organizations. He is a global O&G industry visionary and thought leader who is experienced in assessing current use of information and automation technologies, developing strategies and plans to drive business value, and improving organizational efficiency and sustainability defined by a company’s ability to adapt and endure over time. His career has included a variety of operations, management, executive management, and consultative positions at O&G companies (Amoco/BP) and solutions providers (Honeywell and AspenTech).
In his current role as the O&G Industry Principal at OSIsoft, he consults with O&G companies globally on how the PI System can add value to their organizations as a strategic real-time integration and applications infrastructure. He has published articles on sustainability in O&G, evolutionary MES, and value chain integration and real-time situational awareness. Mr. Harclerode holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Rice University. He is a member of SPE.
Michael (Mike) Graves:
Mike Graves joined OSIsoft in 2013 after spending 25 years in leadership roles at leading companies such as Exxon and most recently NiSource. His industry experience covers a wide range of operational business disciplines including Production accounting for an oil company with assets in Colorado, Wyoming and the Austin Chalk, IT Management and Process Control Systems for ExxonMobil Baytown Chemical Plant, Manager Global IT Planning for ExxonMobil Chemicals, IT Manager for Texas Petrochemicals and the Center for Storage and Distribution NiSource Gas. At OSIsoft, he interacts with senior executives from Business and IT in the oil industry to promote the use real-time information as an operational business asset and competitive differentiator. He is currently an Oil & Gas Industry Principal. Mr. Graves holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a MBA from the University of Houston.
Cindy Crow is the Oil & Gas Industry Principal for OSIsoft. She has over 30 years in the oil and gas industry. She has held various roles working for two major operators, Chevron and Mobil, and the remainder of her career in leadership roles with service companies such as Baker Petrolite and Schlumberger. Ms. Crow holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA.