ARUN KHARGHORIA, SPE, was promoted to vice president at DeGolyer and MacNaughton. He joined the company in 2009 and has directed and contributed to projects in Russia, Algeria, Malaysia, Colombia, Ghana, and the US. Before joining the company, Kharghoria worked for several oil and gas consultants in positions including reservoir engineering adviser and senior reservoir engineer. He has carried out research assignments for Texas A&M University and the University of Tulsa. Kharghoria earned a BS in technology from the Indian School of Mines, an MS in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, and a PhD in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University. He was given an Outstanding Technical Editor award by the SPE Editorial Review Committee in 2008.