Ken Arnold is an independent consultant with over 40 years of experience in projects, facilities and construction related to upstream oil and gas developments. He spent 16 years at Shell in engineering, and engineering research management. He formed Paragon Engineering Services in 1980 which had a staff of 600 and was acquired by AMEC in 2005. Ken is the author, co-author or editor of several textbooks and numerous technical articles. He taught production facility design at the University of Houston and has been active with SPE and other technical societies. He also received Houston's 2003 Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers, and is the recipient of the SPE Public Service Award and the DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal.
Marty Stetzer leads a consulting practice that specializes in training design and delivery, operations improvement and large-scale system implementations. His oil & gas career included 18 years of P&L experience with Schlumberger, Superior Oil-Mobil, Wilson industries and Exxon, in a variety of USA and international assignments. Marty also has 13 years of energy consulting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has worked with numerous national and international oil & gas company managements to help improve business performance across the upstream, midstream and downstream. He has managed major projects in the USA, Middle East, Russia, India, Italy and Europe. Marty has a BSME from Kettering Institute in Michigan, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon. He is active in the SPE and often presents at other industry forums.
Brian Musso is a licensed petroleum engineer with more than thirty-five years of experience in project management, reserves assessment and reservoir engineering. He is currently engaged as engineering manager for MCX (Mitsubishi Corporation Exploration). His heritage was with Amoco (1977-1999) and continued on with BP/Amoco (1999-2005) where he worked onshore, offshore (Shelf and Deep Water) and International Operations. He retired from BP/Amoco in 2005. Prior to joining MCX, he served as project manager for a tight gas pilot program in Argentina.