Distinguished Lecturer 2018-19 Season

Enhance your knowledge and grow professionally by hearing these experts in their fields.

Roberto F. Aguilera

Curtin University

The Exceptional Price Performance of Oil: Explanations and Prospects


Cosan Ayan

Schlumberger (Retired)

Reservoir and Fluid Characterization with Formation Testers: Reducing Asset Uncertainties


Krešo Kurt Butula


The Unfulfilled Expectation of Horizontal Wells with Multistage Fracture Completions in Conventional Reservoirs: A Solution


Rajan Chokshi

Accutant Solutions LLC

Real-Time Data Acquisition and Analysis for Enhanced Production


Torsten Clemens

OMV Upstream

EOR from Micro-Scale to Field Implementation: Polymer Injection Example


Lori Dalrymple


Soft Skills for Hard Times: How to Succeed in the Industry Downturn


Behrooz Fattahi

The EnerTrain Institute

A Soft Transformation Approach to Career Success


Jim Galford


Geochemical Logging: A Valuable Tool for Exploring Complex Reservoirs


Robert V. Hawkes

Trican Well Service Ltd.

Fluid Imbibition: Hydraulic Fracture Flowback Dynamics


John Hedengren

Brigham Young University

Drilling Automation and Downhole Monitoring with Physics-based Models


Charles Hinrichsen

Chevron Energy Technology Company (Retired)

Controlling Scale Deposition: Advances in Using Technology to Preserve Production in the Oil Field


Chris Hopper

Moving Future

Resilient Projects are the Best Solution to an Uncertain World


Ismarullizam Mohd Ismail


Autonomous Inflow Control Device: Principle, Prediction and Reality


Med Kamal

Chevron (Retired)

Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs: What is In and Out in Today's Pressure and Rate Transient Analysis


Barbara Kutchko

National Energy Technology Laboratory - US Department of Energy

The New Science Behind Foamed Cement


L.W. (Roy) Ledgerwood III

Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Solving the Mystery of Low Rate of Penetration in Deep Wells


Silviu Livescu

Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Coiled Tubing Telemetry: State of the Technology


Christiaan Luca

Community Wisdom Partners

Managing Non-Technical Risks Made Practical and Value-driven


Srikanta Mishra

Battelle Memorial Institute

Big Data Analytics: What Can It Do for Petroleum Engineers and Geoscientists?


Paul Mitchell

TAQA Bratani Ltd.

4D Seismic History Matching


Karen Olson

Southwestern Energy

Freshwater Neutral: Managing Water Use and Giving Back to the Environment


Charles Pope

Complete Shale

Stop, Drop and Circulate: An Engineered Approach to Coiled Tubing Intervention in Horizontal Wells


Hank Rawlins

eProcess Technologies

Enhanced Production Through Surface Facilities Sand Management


Martin Rylance

BP Exploration

The "Fracs" of Life (Common Failure Mechanisms Associated with Fracturing)


Steve Sawaryn


Well Collision Avoidance, The Way Forward


Snezana Sevic

PM Lucas Enterprises

How to Develop a Management System that Avoids Inorganic Scale Problems


George Stosur

Consultant, formerly US Department of Energy

Global Climate Change Wars and Fossil Energy: Current and Future Realities


Gary F. Teletzke


CO2 in the Subsurface: From EOR to Storage


Holger Thern

Baker Hughes, a GE Company

NMR Logging While Drilling - From Concept to Reality


Mark L. Van Domelen

Downhole Chemical Solutions

Developing the Next Generation of Completion Engineers


JJ Xiao

Saudi Aramco

Enhancing Production with Electric Submersible Pumps (ESP) - Challenges and Solutions


Ding Zhu

Texas A&M University

Using Downhole Fiber Optic Temperature Sensing Technology to Monitor, Control and Improve Well Performance



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