AlixPartners' Dennis Cassidy to Speak on Capital Productivity at Oil & Gas Conference in Houston on Nov. 5

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AlixPartners, the global business-advisory firm, today announced that Dennis Cassidy, co-leader of firm's global Oil, Gas and Chemicals Practice, will be speaking at the International Quality & Productivity Center's (IQPC) "Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit" on Nov. 5 in Houston.

Cassidy's presentation, which begins at 9:20 a.m., will address the topic, "How productive is your capital? Achieving the returns you deserve from your projects and capital investments," and it will include recent research from AlixPartners investigating why many companies in the industry have been experiencing declines in ROCE (return on capital employed), and what they might do about it.

Audience members will also have an opportunity to participate directly by taking part in a pre-event survey on the topic of capital-productivity performance, and then benchmark their results with those presented.

The Summit, now in its fifth year, routinely attracts senior executives from companies such as Shell Oil, BP, Baker Hughes, Hess, ConocoPhillips, Marathon Oil and more.

About IQPC

Founded in 1989 on the foundations of the university and college consortium businesses, IQPC now has offices in major cities across six continents including: Berlin, Dubai, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore, India, Sydney and Toronto. Each year, IQPC offers worldwide approximately 2,000 conferences, seminars and related learning programs.

About AlixPartners

AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialize in creating value and restoring performance at every stage of the business lifecycle. We thrive on our ability to make a difference in high-impact situations and deliver sustainable, bottom-line results. The firm's expertise covers a wide range of businesses and industries whether they are healthy, challenged or distressed. Since 1981, we have taken a unique, small-team action-oriented approach to helping corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks and investors respond to critical business issues. For more information, visit

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Source: AlixPartners