Turning Unturned Stones: Illuminating the Slightly Unusual Relationship Relationship Between Geoscientists and Their Vendors
Day and Time: 10/29/20, 1:00-2:00 PM CST
Advanced Preparation: None
Field of Study: Audit
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based
Registration: No Fee
Lee will be giving us a guided tour of how a geoscientist works with and manages risks around third parties and contractors. She will be answering the following questions:
What does a geoscientist do in oil and gas?
How are third parties involved?
Which risks around vendor management should weconsider?
Some of the areas we will discuss include:
Introduction to geoscience in the oil and gas industry
Types of vendors typically used by geoscientists
Best practices for vendor selection and invoice review
Cross-functional projects and vendor relationships
Considerations for vendors working with geoscientists
Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists
Lee Steinke is an Energy Executive whose career has spanned Texaco, Williams, WPX Energy, and Discovery Natural Resources. She has overseen the management of vendor activity on large projects in a variety of regulatory jurisdictions. Lee holds an MS from
Yale and an MBA from Wharton and chairs the Corporate Advisory Board for the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists.
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