Interview With Alan Armstrong, President and CEO, Williams
The Way Ahead interview team spoke with Armstrong on a number of topics, including his personal experiences, the history of Williams and the midstream oil and gas industry, as well as his advice to young professionals.
Schlumberger NAL Drilling President Stephanie Cox on OFS Challenges, Workforce Retention, and Digital Change
The Way Ahead team spoke with Cox on a range of topics, from industry issues to and YP-centric advice.
TWA Interview: Maarten Wetselaar, Integrated Gas & New Energies Director of Royal Dutch Shell
Shell's Wetselaar on sustainability, low-carbon future, and the evolution of LNG.
“Coding is the English of Tomorrow,” Kayrros President Antoine Rostand’s Advice to YPs
Rostand on the challenges of starting a new company, what role alternative and big data will play in oil and gas, and how young professionals can adapt to the volatile industry.
The Milestone Offshore Mexico Discovery: Talos Energy CEO Tim Duncan
TWA interviews Talos’ CEO Tim Duncan on the opportunities and challenges of working in Mexico, and his advice for young professionals looking to be entrepreneurs or work for a private-equity based oil and gas company.
How to Adapt to a Cyclical Industry: SPE President Spady Answers Young Professionals’ Questions
In an interview with TWA editors, 2018 SPE President Darcy Spady shares tips on how to progress in career during periods of technology changes and ways young members can adapt to the cyclical nature of the industry.
Oxy CEO Vicki Hollub on Her Career and Company, and Advice to Young Professionals
In an interview with TWA, Hollub shares her leadership experience and company strategy.
An Interview With Entrepreneur Jamie Glas: A Young Petroleum Engineer Who Designs Women's Safetywear
Twenty-something Jaime Glas is not your typical young professional. An accomplished petroleum engineer in her own right, she has boldly ventured into the market of women’s fire-retardant clothing, launching her first line of coveralls earlier this year.
Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency: Paris Climate Agreement and Meeting With G7 Energy Ministers
In his video, TWA Editor Carter Clemens talks about the TWA Interview section and introduces the topics covered in Birol's interview.
Pemex's Recent Offshore Bid Round and Using Technology To Unlock Reserves
Pemex E&P's general director talks about the role of technology in the company's recent developments and shares his career advice to young professionals in the industry.
Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP. Moving Oil and Gas to Markets. Part II: Oil Price and Refining Benchmarks
In part II of this two-part interview, Spencer Dale, group chief economist at BP, comments on oil price and refining benchmarks and shares his advice to young professionals in the industry.
Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist, BP. Moving Oil and Gas to Markets. Part I: Oil Trade and LNG
In part I of this two-part interview, Spencer Dale, group chief economist at BP, shares his comments on oil trade, LNG market, and the effect of Brexit on the oil industry.
Out of This World Technology: From Petroleum Engineer to Chief Technology Officer
TWA interviews John Saiz, Principal Industrial Fellow at the University of Cambridge and Former Chief Technology Officer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Saiz discusses areas where aerospace and oil and gas industries can collaborate, and shares his journey from petroleum engineer to CTO.
The Marvels of Engineering: Marshall Brain, Founder of HowStuffWorks.com
Marshall Brain, founder of the website HowStuffWorks.com shares his thoughts on the importance of engineering to the society and discusses historical and modern engineering milestones. He also shares his advice to YPs on getting their entrepreneurial ideas from paper to practice.
Leadership 360: Going From Employee to Employer
Cheryl Collarini, chairman of Collarini Energy Staffing, on her industry background, experience, and journey to the energy staffing sector.
From Petroleum Engineer to CEO The Success Story of an M&A Market Leader
Mark Ellis, CEO of Linn Energy, shares the details of his journey from being a petroleum engineer to becoming a CEO and an M&A market leader.
Ralph Eads III, Vice Chairman, Global Head of Energy Investment Banking, Jefferies LLC
Eads, vice chairman and global head of energy investment banking for Jefferies, on the factors affecting the oil price and the impact on the banking sector.
G. Steven Farris
Steven Farris of Apache Corporation shares his industry experience and offers advice to young professionals entering the oil and gas industry.
Bob Dudley, Chief Executive of BP
Bob Dudley, BP's chief executive, talks about his career and what it's like leading one of the industry's most talked-about companies.
Stephen A. Holditch President, SA Holditch & Associates
Stephen Holditch, now retired as head of the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M, talks about his multifaceted career.
Amjad Bseisu, Chief Executive Officer, Enquest, and Chairman of the Board, Enviromena Power Systems
Amjad Bseisu, CEO at Enquest discusses the energy business and his entrepreneurial career in oil and gas.
Martin Craighead, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Baker Hughes
Interview with Martin Craighead, chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes.
Dueling Ideologies: Green vs. the Oil and Gas Scene
Dueling points of view from Ben Ayliffe, head of Greenpeace International’s Arctic Oil Campaign, and David Blackmon, managing director of strategic communications for FTI Consulting.
Charles D. “Chuck” Davidson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Noble Energy
Chuck Davidson, CEO, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Noble Energy. He also reflects on his career.
J. Michael Yeager, Chief Executive Officer, BHP Billiton Petroleum
Conversation with J. Michael Yeager, chief executive officer of BHP Billiton Petroleum about his company and his career.
Aidan Heavey, Chief Executive Officer, Tullow Oil
Conversation with Aidan Heavey, chief executive officer of independent Tullow Oil about his company and his career.
Paal Kibsgaard, Chief Executive Officer, Schlumberger
A conversation with Paal Kibsgaard, Schlumberger chief executive officer about his company, his career, and the outlook for unconventionals.
Peter Voser, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Dutch Shell
A conversation with Peter Voser, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, about his career and his company.
R.V. Marathe, Executive Director and Head, Institute of Reservoir Studies, ONGC
A conversation with R.V. Marathe, executive director and head of the Institute of Reservoir Studies at ONGC, about his career and advice for young professionals.
Melody Meyer, President, Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production
A conversation with Melody Meyer, president of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production about her career.
Egbert Imomoh, Chairman, Afren Energy Resources
A conversation with Egbert Imomoh, Chairman of Afren Energy Resources, about his career and his company.
Colin Welsh, Chief Executive Officer, Simmons & Company International
A conversation with Colin Welsh about recent activity within the industry and what it means for the future.
Yves-Louis Darricarrère, President, Exploration & Production, Total
A conversation with Yves-Louis Darricarrere, Total, about the impact of the recent downturn on training and where things go from here.
Roundtable Discussion: Two North Sea Industry Leaders
A roundtable discussion with North Sea region industry leaders Malcolm Webb and Paul Lindop about the North Sea (from the UK perspective), its' present state and its' prospects for the future..
Ana Zambelli, General Manager, Brazil, Schlumberger
An interview with Ana Zambelli covering her career path, mentoring, career advice and work/life balance.
John Yearwood, Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chief Operating Officer, Smith International
John Yearwood, Smith International, discusses his career turning points, how his company is positioning itself for the recovery and advice for young professionals.
John MacArthur, Operations General Manager of Badr El-Din Petroleum
John MacArthur talks about his career choices and the future energy landscape.
Helge Lund, Chief Executive Officer, StatoilHydro
Helge Lund, Chief Executive Officer of StatoilHydro, talks about his career path, leadership skills, and the current state of the oil market.
David J. O’Reilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chevron
Davd O'Reilly discusses his career, the challenges that lie ahead for the industry, and advice for today's young professionals.
Ceri Powell, VP, Strategy, Royal Dutch Shell Group
Ceri Powell explains how she got into the industry, her advice for young professionals, and how she views the role of women in our industry.
Ayman Asfari, Group Chief Executive, Petrofac Services Limited
Ayman Asfari talks about his career, his company, future technology, and sustainability.
Stuart Ferguson, CTO, Weatherford International
Stuart Ferguson talks about his career, competency development, future technology challenges and competitiveness.
Christophe de Margerie, Chief Executive Officer, Total
A conversation with Total Chief Executive Officer Christophe de Margerie about his career, industry challenges and lessons for young professionals.
Matthew R. Simmons, Chairman, Simmons & Company International
Matt Simmons talks about his career, peak oil, and advice for young professionals.
Bill Gammell, Chief Executive Officer, Cairn Energy plc
Bill Gammell discusses his career, his company, remaining competitive and his advice for young professionals.
Tony Hayward, Chief Executive, Exploration and Production, BP
In this TWA interview, Hayward shows how important it is to learn to think with your heart as well as your head. He also demonstrates that you can be passionate about your work while enjoying life outside your career.
Paolo Scaroni, CEO, Eni
This interview by Thomas Bruni captures Scaroni’s charm, integrity, and personal leadership lessons from his experiences leading successful organizations.
Guilherme de Oliveira Estrella Managing Director for E&P, Petrobras
In this interview, Estrella relates adventure stories of exploring for Brazilian oil, his passion for technology and our industry, and shows his wise insight, modesty, and charm.
Jeroen van der Veer, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell
Van der Veer shares his experiences and gives advice to young professionals.
His Excellency Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy, Minister of Oil and Gas, Sultanate of Oman
This interview provides insight into Oman's oil and gas industry and the career of the country's oil and gas minister.
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