DL logo Distinguished Lecturer 2020-21 Season

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

Ahmed S. Amer

 

Ahmed S. Amer

Newpark Fluids Systems

Lost Circulation, an Old Challenge in Need of New Solutions!

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

Amr Abdel-Fattah

 

Amr Abdel-Fattah

Saudi Aramco

Nanotechnology in Reservoir Applications

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Andy Cuthbert

 

Andy Cuthbert

Halliburton, Boots & Coots

Capping A Subsea Blowout Is Not Rocket Science - Or Is It?

SPE discipline: Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability

 


 

Anthony Allison

Anthony Allison

Occidental 

Accurate Load & Position Measurement Is Critical to Quality Dynamometer Analysis

SPE discipline: Production and Operations

 


 

Derrick O'Keeffe

 

Derrick O'Keeffe

NOPSEMA

In Relentless Pursuit of Offshore Safety: A Privileged Perspective

SPE discipline: Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability

 


 

Hamed Soroush

 

Hamed Soroush

Petrolern LLC

Seven Sins of the Classic Wellbore Stability Models

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

Henk Krijnen

 

Henk Krijnen

NavIncerta

Using Scenario Planning for Decision Making in the Energy Industry

 SPE discipline: Management

 


 

James Ohioma Arukhe

 

James Ohioma Arukhe

Saudi Aramco

Active Oilfield Development while Preserving Fragile Ecosystems

SPE discipline: Projects, Facilities and Construction

 


 

Javier A. Franquet

 

Javier A. Franquet

Baker Hughes

Perfecting In-situ Stress Calibration for Field Developments

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Jeffrey R. Bailey

 

Jeffrey R. Bailey

ExxonMobil

Tuning a Drilling Assembly Like a Violin

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

John (J. M.) Clegg

 

John (J. M.) Clegg

Well Placement: Where We’re Headed; Why Non-Drillers Should Care

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

John de Wardt

 

John de Wardt

DE WARDT AND COMPANY

Drilling Automation is Here: Propagation, Pitfalls, Profits & Production

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

John R. Smitherman

 

John R. Smitherman

Stoneman Consulting 

A Fatal Clean-out...An Engineer's Role in Safety

SPE discipline: Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability

 


 

Junjing (ZJ) Zhang

Junjing (ZJ) Zhang

ConocoPhillips Company

Mitigating Production Degradation Due to Frac Hits in Unconventional Reservoirs

SPE discipline: Completions

 


 

Kenneth Decker

 

Kenneth Decker

Decker Technology, Inc. (Retired)

Science vs The Art of Gas Lift

SPE discipline: Production and Operations

 


 

Kyle Haustveit

Kyle Haustveit

Devon Energy

Making Decisions Using Completions Diagnostic Tools in Unconventional Reservoirs

SPE discipline: Completions

 


 

Leen Weijers

 

Leen Weijers

Liberty Oilfield Services

Fracture Model Calibration for Conventional and Unconventional Rocks

SPE discipline: Completions

 


 

Maria Angela Capello

Maria Angela Capello

Kuwait Oil Company

Bouncing Forward: What Works for Boosting Resilience in Individuals and Organizations

SPE discipline: Management

 


 

Matthew Welsh

Matthew Welsh

University of Adelaide

Oiling the Cogs: How Cognitive Science Can Improve Oil Industry Decisions

SPE discipline: Management

 


 

Paul R. Craddock

Paul R. Craddock

Schlumberger

Science of Kerogen: Engineering Applications for Shale Exploration & Production

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Philip Hart

Philip Hart

Excalibur Ventures Inc.

Techniques to Reduce Operating Costs for Increased Reserves and Profitabilty

SPE discipline: Production and Operations

 


 

Ray Tibbles

 

Ray Tibbles

DuneFront

Getting the Most from Your Open Hole Gravel Packs

SPE discipline: Completions

 


 

Rick Aldred

Rick Aldred

Independent Consultant

Looking at Old Logs in New Ways: Re-evaluating Low Resistivity Intervals in Mature Fields to Identify By-Passed Pay

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Robert F. Shelley

Robert F. Shelley

RF SHELLEY, LLC 

Completion Design Using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Case Histories

SPE discipline: Completions

 


 

Roland N. Horne

 

Roland N. Horne

Stanford University

Big Data and Machine Learning in Reservoir Analysis

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Shahab D. Mohaghegh

Shahab D. Mohaghegh

West Virginia University

Subsurface Analytics; Digital Transformation of Reservoir Management with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

SPE discipline: Reservoir

 


 

Steven Rosenberg

 

Steven Rosenberg

Independent Consultant

Liner Drilling: A Simple Solution to Complex Drilling Challenges

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

Talib Syed

Talib Syed

TSA Inc.

Life Cycle Well Integrity: Imperatives for Developing New and Mature Assets

SPE discipline: Drilling

 


 

Thomas Hinterseer

Thomas Hinterseer

CEDEP

From Piper Alpha to Macondo and 737 Max: The Danger of a Pure Compliance Culture

SPE discipline: Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability

 


 

Varma Gottumukkala

Varma Gottumukkala

Schlumberger

Digitizing Wellbore with Permanent Reservoir Monitoring and Flow Control. Is There a Value?

SPE discipline: Production and Operations

 


 

Xingru Wu

 

Xingru Wu

University of Oklahoma

Maximize Financial Returns from Real-time Downhole Data

SPE discipline: Production and Operations

 


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2020-21 Distinguished Lecturers