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Effective regulatory environment starts with collaboration

Speech given by Marvin Odum, Upstream Americas Director, Royal Dutch Shell plc, at the International Regulators Forum: Offshore Safety Summit in Stavanger, Norway, October 4, 2011.
Marvin Odum President, Shell Oil Company, Director, Upstream Americas

President, Shell Oil Company, Director, Upstream Americas

Population growth and rising prosperity are creating a major challenge for the global energy system. Safely meeting the world’s growing energy needs requires workable policies and solutions. 


In this speech, Marvin Odum, director of Shell’s Upstream Americas assets, calls for a new level of collaboration and leadership from operators, contractors and regulators to deliver effective safety regulations that are performance-based, locally relevant, created by best practice sharing and improved over time.