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GFMI, a marcus evans company

April 16, 2015 12:15 ET

Overcome the Depressed Market With Procurement Strategies

Supply Chain and Procurement Professionals From the Oil and Gas Industry Will Join Together to Share Tested Solutions for Saving Funds and Remaining Competitive in the Depressed Market

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2015) - GFMI, a leader in knowledge sharing for the financial and energy industries, will host the 3rd Annual Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management for the Oil and Gas Industry Conference on June 22-23, 2015 in Houston, TX. Building on the success of the previous two editions, this year's meeting is taking a focused look at how to cope with the sudden drop in oil prices. Because of this drop, professionals need to adapt rapidly to avoid losing money. This conference provides information needed to adapt supply chain strategies to fit the current market.

Featuring Case Studies from Leading Oil and Gas Professionals, Including:
Tom Longmire, VP PSCM, CPO, US Lower 48 Onshore
Chris Bloxham, Corporate Director Project Risk Management, Cameron
Melissa Bohannon, Director of Logistics, Global Supply Chain, Weatherford
Scott McKinnon, CPO, Valerus Compression Services

Via case study presentations, our expert speaker panel will discuss with attendees how to reduce costs through renegotiating agreements and reducing logistical risks to effectively streamline their supply chain. In order to effectively manage procurement, discussions will cover methods of creating deeper categories for category management and establishing joint ventures to spread risks and develop supply chains.

What our clients have to say about the conference:
"Good and well organized event with excellent participation and topics covered." Sr. Category Management, Halliburton

"The event was informative and added huge value to knowledge with good information sharing." Senior Strategic Procurement Manager, Maersk Oil

"Thanks. Look forward to attending this event next year." Procurement Manager, Baker Hughes

For more information on this conference or to get a complete list of speakers, sessions or past attendees, click here to view the conference agenda or email Tyler Kelch, Assistant Marketing Manager at

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