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8th Annual Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

Exploring Global Best Practices and Strategies for Competitive Advantage in Today’s Oil and Gas Markets

29 September-1 October 2014
Crowne Plaza London - The City, United Kingdom

Conference Workshop

Developing a local content policy: Make local content a strategic competency within your supply chain management function

A local content policy (LCP) is a statement which communicates your company’s commitment to continually increase local content in its global operations and could be a differentiator in bidding or foreign direct investment competitions. Developing a local content policy will provide a step by step guide for creating a local content policy which then improves your organisation’s local content management capability and profile in jurisdictions where local content is a key economic policy instrument and will cover the following.

Workshop Moderator: Jillian Lilico

Company: Managing Director, Demeter Development

Conference Workshop

Using supplier profiling to reduce cost and risk

In this workshop, attendees will learn about risk management in the supply chain as well as how to find the right balance between risk and spend.

Workshop Moderator: Steve Johnson

Company:Director, Simply Joined Consulting Limited

Why You Should Attend

8th Annual Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

This marcus evans forum will offer critical insights into the contemporary issues surrounding procurement and supply chain management for the oil and gas industries. We will be discussing how to benchmark procedures that are critical in minimising large expenditure and delays whilst ensuring business efficiency. Focus will be upon equipping industry leaders with contemporary supply chain and procurement insights in order to remain ahead in this dynamic area.


Maintaining best practice procurement and supply chain management is a core requirement for those operating in the oil and gas industry. As the industry continues to invest heavily in exploration and production, the need for a robust procurement function and supply chain has never been more important. Companies need to ensure that they are adopting strategies that can deal with the dynamism and complexity of today’s operating environments, as the management of the procurement function and supply chain can be used as the first line of defense towards business operations.



Key Topics

  • Centrica outline the significance of risk management in driving a sustainable PSCM function
  • Explore the how Sasol Petroleum are identifying the value proposition of PSCM in today’s oil and gas market
  • SPEX Group identify how an effective supply chain future can only occur through an investment in innovative practice
  • Hear how Schlumberger are pushing category management to drive continual value creation within PSCM
  • OMV articulate how procurement and logistics should be working closer together than ever in an ever more competitive environment
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Technip, DONG Energy, Statoil, GDF Suez Energy Europe, Baker Hughes, Qatargas, Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), Maersk Oil UK ...and many more.

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    Practical Insights From

    Paolo Mondo
    Vice President – Group Procurement
    Maire Tecnimont

    Norman McLennan
    Head of Global Supply Chain
    Sasol Petroleum

    Ahmet Kutay
    Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Global
    Genel Energy

    Andreas Witoszynskyj
    Head of Strategic Logistics

    Sidney Johnston
    Vice President Innovation and Strategy
    SPEX Group

    Rick Ackermann
    Head of Procurement

    Sarah Viazzi
    Supply Chain Risk Manager

    Gaetano Centofanti
    Procurement and Logistics Director
    Rosetti Marino s.p.a.

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