Innovator: Along with Drilling, Geoscience, Reservoir Engineering and Wellwork, Project Management is one of the scarce skills critical to the Company’s long-term success. How would you describe the major projects impact on TNK-BP’s future?
Innovator: TNK-BP has brought on stream three Major Projects in eight months – Verkhnechonskoye (VC), Uvat Eastern Hub, Kamennoye Northern Hub. What are the common issues across the Projects currently being implemented?
Innovator: In order to meet the Company’s long-term development plans and improve ongoing projects performance Project Management capabilities are to be developed systematically and sustainably. What is the current level of Project Management capability inside the Company? What is to be done to ensure the required Project Management skills in TNK-BP?
Innovator: One of the key objectives of the newly established Project Management Community is to share best practice acquired within highly effective major project developments. What means of experience exchange are there for TNK-BP project managers?
Innovator: Another cornerstone of the Project Management Community strategy is to introduce capability development programs to provide experience and development to those involved. Will this provide for the establishment of the Project Management discipline as a career development option?
Innovator: Speaking of a ‘motto’ for the Project Management Community – what could it be?