NASA, Deloitte Partner to Help Energy Sector Manage Risk

Deloitte_ExecutiveBizDeloitte and NASA‘s Johnson Space Center will sign strategic alliance agreement Thursday to provide risk management tools and services to the oil and gas industry.

NASA aims for the partnership to update systems use to manage risks for missions in harsh and remote environments, the space agency said Thursday.

The organizations intend to jointly offer risk modeling and simulation technologies for energy firms with the goal of avoiding engineering and operational lapses.

According to NASA, the collaboration aims to emulate the space agency’s approaches to securing human space missions.

Johnson Space Center officials Steve Altemus and William McArthur, Jr. will sign the agreement with Deloitte Principal David Taylor and John England, vice chairman of Deloitte and head of the firm’s oil and gas practice.

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