Is Offshore Drilling Getting Safer?

That was the topic of a recent conference I spoke at in Aberdeen, Scotland. The day-long event, sponsored by the Aberdeen chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, included this press conference in which the speakers discussed the themes of our presentations.

After my talk on “Corrosive Corporate Cultures,” a look at how companies’ misplaced incentives can undermine safety, I also signed copies of Drowning in Oil.

SPE Another Perspective on Risk press conference

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About lorensteffy

Loren Steffy is a writer, speaker and consultant. He is the author of Drowning in Oil: BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit published by McGraw-Hill in 2010 and The Man Who Thought Like a Ship, published by Texas A&M University Press in April 2012. A journalist for more than 25 years, he was most recently the business columnist for the Houston Chronicle.
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