Creating a high reliability culture in the oil and gas industry

Posted on 10 Aug 2016 by The Manufacturer

What can you learn from the high reliability culture of the US Navy?

Recently, the Smarter Operations team at IQPC spoke to Bob Koonce - Former Commanding Officer with the US Nuclear Navy - on creating a high reliability culture and leadership’s responsibility in identifying and addressing cultural gaps.

In the interview Bob discusses how his work in the US Nuclear Navy taught him valuable skills that can be accurately applied to create a high reliability culture in high risk environments.

Download a complimentary copy of the interview to find out:

  • How to define the culture you want and need in order to get the level of engagement and results that you’re driving for
  • How to ensure leaders identify and address cultural gaps
  • The five pillars of the US Nuclear Navy culture – and how each can be applied to the downstream and chemicals sectors to promote leadership, accountability and procedural compliance
  • Behavioral enabler tactics of the US Nuclear Navy – and how these tactics can dramatically enhance reliability


OpEx in Oil and Gas EMEA Summit

This interview was conducted in the run up to the 6th Annual Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas EMEA Summit, taking place 19-21 September, 2016 in London.

This is your opportunity to learn from over 40 local and international operations innovators including, TASNEE, Tullow Oil, Shell, Gas Networks Ireland, Maersk Oil Qatar, Statoil, GE Oil and Gas, ADMA-OPCO, Repsol and more.

To find out more about the event program and line-up of speakers and topics visit