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Wednesday, 18 November

0830-0930

Real Audiencia A

SE01 Opening Session

Session Moderator:

Italo T. Cedeno, Andes Petroleum Ecuador Ltd

Panelists:

Rafael Poveda
Minister of Strategic Sectors
Carlos Pareja
Minister of Hydrocarbons
Yvonne Fabara
Secretary of Hydrocarbons
Nathan Meehan Nathan Meehan
2016 SPE President
Anelise Quintao Lara Anelise Quintao Lara
SPE South America and Caribbean Regional Director
Wednesday, 18 November

1000-1230

Real Audiencia A

SE02 Plenary Session - Technological Challenges and Opportunities in Latin America’s Oil Industry

Latin-America had been increasing its oil reserves but the price change has imposed an economical pressure on all the projects directed to develop their assets. Nowadays, technology is a key factor to address this challenge. This panel will be the opportunity to share practices and ideas.

Session Moderators:

Fernando L. Benalcazar, APD Proyectos Cia Ltda; Rene Ortiz, International Energy Consultant

Panelists:

Hatem Soliman Hatem Soliman
President Schlumberger – Latin America
Stephen P. Fulgham Stephen P. Fulgham
Global Vice President of Operations, Weatherford
Anelise Quintao Lara Anelise Quintao Lara
E&P Executive Manager or Libra PSC, Petrobras
Oswaldo Madrid Oswaldo Madrid
CEO, Petroamazonas
Marcelo Tokman Marcelo Tokman
ENAP
Gustavo Hernandez-Garcia Gustavo Hernandez-Garcia
Director General and CEO, Pemex Exploration and Production
Sergio Tovar Sergio Tovar
Executive Director of Planning, PDVSA
Thursday, 19 November

0830-1200

Real Audiencia A

SE03 Panel Session - Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources in Latin America – Building the Production Curve under Economic Constrain

North America changed the oil and gas map due to the development on Shale oil and Shale Gas. What more is coming? How Latin-America could accelerate the development of its non-conventional resources?. Those and other question will be addressed in this panel.

Session Moderator:

Eduardo Gildin, Texas A&M University

Panelists:

Marcelo Frydman Marcelo Frydman
Schlumberger
Luis Antonio Anaya Luis Antonio Anaya
FENIX Oilfield Services
German Gomez German Gomez
Baker Hughes
Rene Ortiz Rene Ortiz
International Energy Consultant
Roberto Aguilera Roberto Aguilera
University of Calgary
Friday, 20 November

0830-1200

Real Audiencia A

SE04 Panel Session -Synergy Between Academia and Industry Collaboration in Latin America: What is Required?

The academia model in Latin-America needs to get connected to the oil industry. In the same way the oil industry requires to look into the academy in a proactive way. This panel will generate a dynamic dialog to face the challenge of a better academy-industry relationship.

Session Moderators:

Victor E. Grijalva, Consultant; Jose Luis Ziritt, Frank’s Internacional Ecuador Cia Ltda

Panelists:

Roberto Aguilera Roberto Aguilera
University of Calgary
Daniel Larson Daniel Larson
Yachay Tech
Oscar Gutierrez Belloso Oscar Gutierrez Belloso
Schlumberger
Francisco Lopez
Petroamazonas EP
Thomas Alwin Blasingame Thomas Alwin Blasingame
Texas A&M University