PATH FORWARD: Oil and Gas Safety in the Energy Transition

Oil and gas was already experiencing the great crew change, however, COVID-19 and the oil price crash of 2020 sped it up. Longtime oilfield safety expert Kenny Jordan spoke with Hart Energy about the positive trends and future direction on the oil patch.

PATH FORWARD: Oil and Gas Safety in the Energy Transition

It’s no secret that one of the biggest concerns for the oil and gas industry as it works its way out of the COVID-19 era is solving the challenge of the new workforce. New people with new skills are required and when that happens in any industry safety becomes a hot topic. Oil and gas safety is, as always, at the top of executives’ minds these days. 

To talk about the state of oil and gas safety in the patch, Hart Energy sat down with Kenny Jordan, vice president of the Energy Workforce & Technology Council (The Council). Jordan is a longtime expert on oil and gas safety issues, having previously served and the executive director of the Association of Energy Services Company before is recently merged with PESA to form The Council. 

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Len Vermillion

Len Vermillion is Hart Energy's editorial director. Based in Houston, Texas, he manages an editorial department consisting of HartEnergy.com, Oil and Gas Investor, E&P and Midstream Business, as well as nine digital newsletters and several special projects.