The Megaproject Era Is Far From Gone
As the industry continues to cut back on spending because of the downturn, is it worth getting into or staying involved with megaprojects? A fellow young professional, Sophia Holtsnider, and SPE technical director for production and operations discipline, Jennifer Miskimins, share their views.
Keeping the Bridges Intact While Blazing Your Trail
Kim McHugh, general manager of drilling and completions for Chevron Services Company, and Jake Howard, operations supervisor for Chevron in the Midland Delaware Basin, answer questions on the types of career transitions in the industry and how to handle them successfully.
Winning in Acquisitions and Divestitures: Advice to Young Professionals in a Changing Company Landscape
Andy Rogers, vice president of business development at Encana, shares his thoughts on the current state of the industry and provides career advice to young professionals amid the A&D landscape.
Effect of Commodity Prices on the Engineer, the Industry, and the World
Ward Polzin’s comments on the effect of commodity prices on the engineer and the industry.
The Road to Leadership: Advice From Industry Leaders Janeen Judah and Kendra Lema
Industry leaders Janeen Judah of Chevron and Kendra Lema of ConocoPhillips talk about what makes a person good leadership material and the opportunities available in the industry.
The Past and Future Decade: Industry Leaders Speak Their Minds
The past and future decade: Industry leaders Eve Sprunt and Luis Rodriguez speak their minds on a host of industry topics.
Future Job Security in Oil and Gas: Industry Leaders’ Perspectives
From their perspective as industry leaders, Cindy Reece and David Ching discuss future job security in the oil and gas industry.
Advice to a Young Entrepreneur: The Way Ahead Interviews Established Entrepreneurs
Established entrepreneurs Ricardo B. Levy and Howard Rosen of Stanford University share advice on becoming a young entrepreneur.
How to Tackle the Challenge of Mature Field Development
Chevron's Thais McComb and the University of Wyoming's Brian Towler give their perspectives on tackling mature field development.
Oil and Gas Professionals’ Perspectives on Common Public Perceptions of the Industry
Cairo University’s Ahmed El-Banbi and Science Based Solutions’ Geoffrey Thyne give their perspectives on common public perceptions of the oil and gas industry.
Luke Eaton of ConocoPhillips, Darryl Herrington of LLOG Exploration, and John Thorogood, drilling global consultant provide their perspectives on deepwater technologies.
Benchmarking the Oil and Gas Industry
A cross-industry interview bringing together views from medicine, space, and oil and gas -- three industries that have more in common than you might think.
Insight into Independents: Interview with Two Leaders
An interview with Jon Ferrier of Maersk Oil and Chris Widell of Anadarko gives insight into independent operators.
An interview with Joe Leimkuhler of Shell and Greg Leveille of ConocoPhillips on unconventional resources development.
Future Technologies of the Oil Field
Surya Rajan, a director at IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), discusses the drivers for innovation in oil and gas along with expected areas for technology development.
Using Technology for Carbon Emission Control and EOR
Neeraj Gupta of the Battelle Memorial Institute and Nigel Jenvey of Maersk Oil and Gas comment on technology applications for carbon emission control and enhanced oil recovery.
A Look at Emerging Markets
Kim Code, vice president Technical and Production, Shell Russia, and James S. Wang, business development manager, Oil & Gas China, Cabot Specialty Fluids, talk about the future and potential of emerging markets.
Continuing Education: Which Programs Work, Which Don’t, and What Does the Industry Find Valuable and Useful?
Exploring the value and impact of a graduate degree and how to find the right program for your career objectives.
Research and Development in the Energy Industry
Demos Paf tis of Schlumberger and Raul Valdez with Shell International E&P examine the state of R&D in the energy industry.
Technical Leaders: Jack of All Trades vs. Master of Some: Service vs. E&P Companies
Norm Warpinski, Pinnacle, and Keng Seng Chan, Petronas, discuss the differences between E&P and service companies, along with their personal career experiences.
J.C. Cunha, Well Operations Manager, Petrobras America
A converstion with J.C. Cunha about his career and how he became a technical expert.
Gabrielle Guerre, Reservoir Engineer, Ryder Scott
An interview with Gabrielle Guerre, an emerging technical leader who shares her fresh insights on what it takes to thrive in the technical side of the oil and gas industry.
A conversation with Christine Ehlig-Economides, professor of petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University about her career and industry R&D.
David White, President, Schlumberger Water & Carbon Services
David White discusses his career path, his views on industry challenges, and advice for young professionals.
Iman Hill, Senior VP, Santos Basin, BG Group
Iman Hill discusses her career path, advice for young professionals, and her thoughts on women in the industry.
Emmanuel O. Egbogah, Special Adviser to the President of Nigeria on Petroleum Matters
Emmanuel O. Egbogah discusses his career, advice for young professionals, and how the industry can impact West Africa.
Lynda Armstrong, Vice President, EPT Solutions, Shell
Lynda Armstrong talks about her career, mentoring, competency development and advice for young professionals.
Paul Tooms, Global Head of Subsea Discipline, BP
Paul Tooms talks about his career, subsea technology, and how the industry develops its people.
Syed Ali, Chevron Fellow, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Syed Ali shares his career experience and discusses the value of taking a technical path.
Carl Montgomery, Senior Engineering Fellow, ConocoPhillips
Carl Montgomery discusses his career and the value of pursuing a technical track.