PFC: The SPE at Texas A&M and the SPE-GCS – Collaborating in Houston at City Centre

Speaker: Ernesto Valbuena
Speaker Ernesto Valbuena
Ernesto Valbuena is a reservoir simulation engineer at Chevron Energy Technology Company in Houston, TX. He currently focuses on reservoir-network integration for multiple offshore assets, and supports enhancements and testing for INTERSECT, a next generation simulator jointly developed by Chevron, Schlumberger, and Total. Mr. Valbuena has over two years industry ...

Ernesto Valbuena is a reservoir simulation engineer at Chevron Energy Technology Company in Houston, TX. He currently focuses on reservoir-network integration for multiple offshore assets, and supports enhancements and testing for INTERSECT, a next generation simulator jointly developed by Chevron, Schlumberger, and Total. Mr. Valbuena has over two years industry experience, including a borehole-reservoir engineer position in Schlumberger in 2008-2009 and professional internships. His technical interests include numerical simulation, pressure transient, fluid phase behavior and thermodynamics, production logging, and flow assurance.


Mr. Valbuena holds petroleum engineering PhD and MS degrees from Texas A&M university (2015 and 2011 respectively), and a BS from La Universidad del Zulia (Venezuela, 2008). He is also actively involved in the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) as YP-GCS Board 2015, technical committee member at Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPEC) since 2013, and various leadership positions in the Texas A&M SPE Student Chapter since 2011.

Full Description

Please join us for a special SPE-GCS event on Tuesday, December 8th 2015. This event will be the first in a series highlighting the relationship between SPE and Academia here in Houston.

For the first in this series we will be hosting a luncheon networking event at Texas A&M Mays Business School City Centre. Students, faculty and alumni will be present and all current SPE members and future SPE members are welcome to attend.

The event will also serve to introduce the GCS to the facilities available at the Texas A&M Mays Business School City Centre and study group members can learn more about hosting events at City Centre in the future.

Presentation and discussions will take place around the facilities and research at A&M relevent to oil and gas projects, facilities and construction.

 

The event will focus on networking and follow the schedule:

• 11:00am to 12:00pm – Sign in and Networking

• 12:00pm to 1:00pm – Lunch and Presentation

• 1:00pm to 1:30pm – Networking and Close

 

*SEASON PASS HOLDERS: You do not need to register for this event, as your Season Pass has automatically registered you for all 2015 – 2016 PF&C events. Thank you for being a Season Pass Holder!

Organizer Bryan W. Marlborough

When?

Tue, Dec. 8, 2015
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Texas A&M Mays Business School at CityCentre
800 Town and Country Blvd
Houston, TX 77024
United States

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