Thursday, 3 December 2009, 6 p.m., Edinburgh
Learning from Experience. A personal reflection on the development of the oil and gas industry in the North Sea touching on leadership, technology, and the evolution of safety culture
Nicola Gordon, Omrade Direktor, Shell (Norway and UK)
This event occurred on: Thursday, 03 December 2009, 6 p.m.
Learning from experience. A personal reflection on the development of the oil and gas industry in the North Sea touching on leadership, technology, and the evolution of safety culture.
As the leader of Shell's Norway UK Cross Border Asset, Nicola Gordon is responsible for the development and operation of oil and gas fields. Through a network of onshore gas plants and offshore production platforms and subsea installations in both Norway and UK, including the giant Ormen Lange field, her team handles up to 30% of the gas supplied to the UK. She is a member of the leadership team of Norske Shell which is a vertically integrated oil and gas company. Since Nicola began her career with Shell almost thirty years ago, she has had a range of roles in production engineering, human resources and operations management. Nicola lives in Stavanger, Norway with her husband and their three children. She holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and was the first female to be awarded a Master's in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University.