Interview with Britt Howard, MS, CSP, Lead EH&S Manager – North Dakota at Hess Corporation
The unconventional revolution has dramatically transformed the global oil and gas landscape and will continue to do so for the anticipated future, opening a world of new opportunities and associated risk for energy companies striving to increase reserves and shareholder value.
Health and safety of workers, as well as environmental concerns, are the most current and prominent challenges facing unconventional oil and gas operators. Shale and unconventional oil and gas resources are considered the future for North American energy independence. Efforts to extract these resources have recently received a lot of negative attention regarding the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracking and shale drilling.