Rich Haut presented at the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission 2014 Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio, October 19-21, 2014.
Over the past two decades safety has become a core value within most sectors of the oil and gas industry. With increased understanding that, in many cases, safety and the environment go hand in hand, environmental training courses are now being developed just as safety programs were in the past. Moreover, environmental performance awards now are being given as industry seeks new ways to encourage better protection of the environment. However, “Environmental Culture” is not where it should be in most companies. The reasons vary, but perhaps the two biggest obstacles are: (1) the lack of understanding of what environmental culture means or should look like, and (2) senior management of many companies have not bought into, or do not recognize the critical role they play in creating such a culture.
Environment 24/7 is the sequel to Safety 24/7—Building an Incident-Free Culture, which is a fictional story of a manager in an organization plagued with injuries and fatalities who is given 120 days to create a culture of safety.
Environment 24/7 takes the fictional story to the next level by demonstrating many of the principles used to successfully change people’s behavior toward safety are key to developing a culture of environmental responsibility and accountability.
To learn more about Environment 24/7, please visit http://www.environment247.org
HARC's Environmentally Friendly Drilling Virtual Site participated in Energy Day: Education for the Energy City on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Sam Houston Park in Houston, Texas.
Rich Haut was invited to speak at the Eastern Unconventional Oil and Gas Symposium 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky at the Hilton Lexington Hotel on Wednesday, November 5, 2014.
Anyone with a computer can now take a virtual tour of the safest and best practices available for hydraulic fracturing.