New Ways of Working


During this lunch-and-learn, we will focus on “News Ways of Working” with panelists from Devon, Hess, and Equinor.


Summary of this event can be download here



Jim Claunch (Equinor)



Stephen Taylor (Devon)

  • Stephen Taylor is the Global Head of Technology for Analytics, Reporting, Integration, and Software Engineering at Devon Energy Corporation.
  • Over the last 25 years, Stephen has led companies through transformations and created sustainable competitive advantage, through innovative applications of advanced analytics, data management and software engineering. Prior to joining Devon, Stephen has run multiple startups, held leadership positions with companies like Chesapeake, and has delivered on critical programs for companies like ConocoPhillips, Target, and Pfizer. 
  • Mr. Taylor received his Bachelor of Science in Management of Information Systems from Oklahoma State University.

Randy John (Conoco Phillips)


Randy John is the Director of IT for Global Wells, Health, Safety, & Environment, Marine, and Corporate Planning at ConocoPhillips. Since 2004, Randy has supported ConocoPhillips in the Finance function, led several teams in the IT Infrastructure organization, and most recently leading efforts in Enterprise IT Services.  He has led the enterprise through digital transformation with innovative avenues such as Robotics Process Automation, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing. His current responsibilities also include managing the application portfolio and global IT projects in the enterprise space. Randy received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Jarle Husebø (Equinor)


Jarle Husebø is the leader for Digital Business Solutions in Equinor Development and Production International. He is responsible for developing and deploying new digital solutions for the business including the Integrated Remote Operations Centers (IROC) for Equinor’s Global Unconventionals business. He has worked for Equinor for 10 years in both operational and technology development positions, and has lead several projects in Europe, Asia and USA. Jarle has a Masters in petroleum technology and a Ph.D. in reservoir physics from the University of Bergen.



  • SPE Member -  $50.00
  • SPE Non-Member -  $55.00
  • MIT/Student/Retiree -  $35.00

Location: Equinor
2107 City West Blvd.
Houston , Texas 77042

Date: Feb. 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - Feb. 12, 2019, 1:30 p.m.