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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    Rich Byrnes VP of Consulting Halliburton Rich’s career has included field engineering, operations and management with projects and clients world-wide spanning the petroleum value chain from exploration and production to refining and marketing.

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    Ricardo Melo Global Production Enhancement Advisor Repsol Ricardo is responsible for supporting Repsol’s business units and strategic research projects related to production enhancement. With 17 years industry experience, he has worked in over 15 countries in unconventional reservoirs, deep water, and HPHT. Ricardo has written over 25 technical papers.

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    Saša Blažeković Regional Manager, Austria OMV E&P Saša has 13 years expertise in production engineering and management. With operational experience in Austria, Pakistan, Tunisia, Kazakhstan and Romania, Saša is now responsible for OMV EP Austria and for synergies within the Central Eastern Europe and Black Sea Region.

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    Shraddha Shekar Pushing Reservoir Limits™ Specialist BP Previously a process engineer in Technip, Shraddha is now in the EOR deployment team focussing on the deployment of EOR technologies. She has experience in both gas, including foam, and waterflood EOR technologies and has worked on projects from the North Sea, to Angola and Alaska.

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    Jayant Sethi Head of Enhanced Oil Recovery Cairn India Jayant is responsible for concept selection, technology identification, vendor selection, full field implementation and delivery of incremental oil. He currently heads all activities related to chemical EOR initiatives from conceptualization, through field development plans to execution.

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    Michael Damm Production Optimization Manager Wintershall Michael leads a cross functional team at Wintershall focussed on developing optimum strategy to extend field life and increase the value of their ageing portfolio. He will be sharing how Wintershall have been able to maximise results through innovation.

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    Paul Brindley Late Field Life Decommissioning Consultant Various Operators (e.g. BP, Shell, BG, DONG) Paul has 30 years project development/management experience covering all aspects of projects. His most recent experience is dealing with the Late Life management of offshore oil and gas assets, both in the U.K. and Overseas.

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    Tony Edwards CEO Stepchange Global With significant E&P experience globally, Tony was a founder member of BP’s Field of the Future Program and their global director for the Advanced Collaborative Environment Program. In 2006 he moved to BG-Group to launch its digital oilfield program before co-founding Stepchange Global in 2009.

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    Nils Cohrs Mature Fields Specialist Formerly Centrica, Wintershall, Shell Nils is an experienced Operations Director with international experience at Shell, Wintershall and Centrica. His expertise includes onshore and offshore operations, strategy development and innovative approaches to extend asset life while reducing cost and risk.

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    Anton Babniyazov Mature Fields Specialist ConocoPhillips Anton has over 10 years of experience working on international and US based projects. Previously at Schlumberger-IPM, Anton has had a number of academic papers published and will be presenting on options successfully used to maximise recovery with minimal cost in mature fields.

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    David Riddell Technology Manager ITF Energy David’s role comprises of taking ownership and control of the ITF process which facilitates the development and deployment of innovative technologies in the Oil and Gas industry. He has a strong interest in new technology, and how that can be applied from concept of strategy for optimum results.

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    Adewole Obawole Senior Facilities and Development Engineer Bowalds Energy Wole has significant experience in leading feasibility and concepts selection studies, and managing asset redevelopment/optimisation opportunities identification and maturation. is well versed in the exploration and appraisal of portfolios in both the North Sea and Nigeria.

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    Sib Akhtar Technical Director MSE