2013 Speakers


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    Gabriel Selischi Vice President of Exploration and Production OMV Petrom Gabriel is responsible for the upstream Domestic Assets of OMV Petrom. He has held a range of engineering and consulting roles internationally, most recently Director of Projects & Engineering in OMV Petrom.

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    Rob Hull Global Head of Mature Field Consulting Halliburton Rob Hull, MBA has 35+ years’ experience in the oil and gas industry during which he has maintained a specific focus on the world’s mature fields. He currently serves as Halliburton’s Global Head of Mature Field Consulting.

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    Tom Bundy Development Manager ConocoPhillips Tom Bundy is the Permian Basin Development Manager for ConocoPhillips and during his 30 year career with Conoco and ConocoPhillips, he has worked in Indonesia, the Middle East, North Africa, and the US in various technical and management positions.

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    Oswaldo Madrid General Manager PetroAmazonas Oswaldo is General Manager at Petroamazonas EP, the Ecuadorian state E&P company with a key focus on developing a mature fields portfolio, and also new exploration and production fields. Prior to joining Petroamazonas in April 2010, Oswaldo worked with Urazul SA, a main oil contractor, and at the Occidental Exploration and Production Company operations in Ecuador.

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    Peter Leach Senior Vice President Americas Petrofac Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the international oil industry starting from a strong technical basis in Reservoir and Petroleum Engineering combined with an extensive operational background in both the North Sea and internationally.

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    Gary Jerauld Reservoir Engineering Advisor, Pushing Reservoir Limits™ BP Gary specializes in technologies that enhance waterflooding including low salinity water injection, polymer flooding, miscible gas injection and conformance treatments as well as the fundamentals of multiphase flow in porous media including wettability, relative permeability, and scale-up.

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    Rich Byrnes VP of Consulting Halliburton Rich Byrnes is Vice President for Halliburton Consulting, which provides asset scale solutions for operators, addressing challenges in subsurface, drilling, production and performance improvement. Read more...

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    John Jurasin CEO Radiant Oil & Gas John has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas business and has served as the Chairman, CEO, CFO and President of Jurasin Oil & Gas, since 1990 and of Radiant Oil & Gas, since 2010.

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    Curt Golike President James Peak Consulting Curt is a mature field development specialist with extensive operating experience in the US, Peru, Ecuador, Oman, Russia and the UK. Previous roles include Asset and Development Manager with Occidental in Russia.

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    Weihong Meng Flow Assurance Manager Nexen Petroleum As a professor, an engineer, and flow assurance manager supporting operations and facilities, Dr. Meng has been working in the petroleum industry for 28 years.

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    David Mohrbacher Director Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, University of Wyoming David has been involved in EOR since 1978 and has over 30 years of experience providing petroleumn and chemical engineering expertise to industry-leading oil and gas corporations.

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    Pauline Otreba Senior Technology Analyst ITF Pauline is a graduate of the University of St. Andrews in geology with over 20 years research experience within the oil industry and in academia at the Universities of Oxford and Heriot-Watt.

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    Andrew Seto Senior Manager –Enhanced Oil Recovery Penn West Exploration Andrew has 29 years of experience in enhancing production from old and new fields in North America, India, Albania and the Middle East, and has been instrumental in numerous EOR projects involving enhancing production.

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    Stéphane Pairault Director Americas Foroil Stéphane manages operations and develops sales in North and South America. FOROIL have successfully completed important projects under his command, which have inspired dedicated SPE publications.

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    Christopher Whyte CEO PetroSantander Christopher is the CEO of PetroSantander, a privately owned international oil and gas company who specialize in optimizing production from mature fields, currently in Romania, Colombia, Brazil and the US.