Contributor Profile

Tony Edwards

Job TitleCEO

Company NameStepchange Global Limited


CEO of Stepchange Global Limited, Tony has extensive experience in the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide. Tony has a BA degree from Keele University in Geology and Chemistry, and a Doctorate in Petrology from the University of Manchester. He had a 17 year career with BP that spanned R&D through to front line operations and project management. He was a founder member of BP’s Integrated Operations Program, Field of the Future, and was subsequently the global director for the Advanced Collaborative Environment Program. In 2006 he moved to BG-Group to launch its digital oilfield program. In January 2009 he founded Stepchange Global, a dedicated digital oilfield advisory company, and has since advised Statoil, BP, PETRONAS, ConocoPhillips, Total, ExxonMobil, Santos, Origin Energy, Suncor, BHP Billiton, GAZPROM and ExxonMobil on their Integrated Operations and Digital Oilfield strategies. Tony is particularly interested in the People, Process and Organisational change that is needed to maximise the benefit from the latest wave digital technologies. This includes new operational models that are real time, remote, collaborative and multidiscipline.

Over the last four years Tony has combined to his operational experience in running unmanned platforms with Digital Oilfield to advise on radically minimum manned operational and project concepts that are lower in CAPEX and OPEX whilst delivering improved safety and reliability.

Conference Sessions

  • The Impact of Technologies on Organisational Culture and Behaviour

    Wednesday16:00 - 17:3005 Sep 2018
    Gordon B

    Session title: The Impact Of Technologies On Organisational Culture and Behaviour                                                                               ...

    • Language: English
  • Gaps, Fulfilling Wishes and Addressing Challenges

    Thursday11:45 - 12:1506 Sep 2018
    Gordon B

    Session title: Gaps, Fulfilling Wishes and Addressing Challenges 1145-1150: Opening Remarks   1150-1215: Keynote Session: So you have all the Communications!...

    • Language: English

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