2016 SPE President, Dr.D Nathan Meehan, "More Challenges Ahead"

Speaker: Dr. D. Nathan Meehan, 2016 President of the Society of Petroleum (SPE) Engineers.
Speaker Dr. D. Nathan Meehan, 2016 President of the Society of Petroleum (SPE) Engineers.
Dr. D. Nathan Meehan has 40 years of global experience in reservoir engineering, reserve estimation, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal well expertise. He serves as Senior Executive Advisor to Baker Hughes. Previously he was President of CMG Petroleum Consulting, Vice President of Engineering for Occidental Oil & Gas and General Manager ...

Dr. D. Nathan Meehan has 40 years of global experience in reservoir engineering, reserve estimation, hydraulic fracturing and horizontal well expertise. He serves as Senior Executive Advisor to Baker Hughes. Previously he was President of CMG Petroleum Consulting, Vice President of Engineering for Occidental Oil & Gas and General Manager E&P Services for Union Pacific Resources. Meehan is 2016 President of the Society of Petroleum (SPE) Engineers. 


Dr. Meehan earned his BSc in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, his MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and his PhD  in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University. Dr. Meehan previously served as Chairman of the Board of the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation and as a Director of the Computer Modelling Group, Ltd., Vanyoganeft Oil Company, Pinnacle Technologies, Inc., the Society of Petroleum Engineers and JOA Oil & Gas BV. He is an SPE Distinguished Member of and the recipient of SPE’s Lester C. Uren Award for Distinguished Achievement in Petroleum Engineering, the Degolyer Distinguished Service Medal and the SPE Public Service Award. He serves on the Board of the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Strategic Energy Institute and the petroleum engineering advisory boards of the University of Texas, Penn State University and the University of Houston. He is an appointed member of the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission and widely published author. Dr. Meehan is a licensed professional engineer in four states.


 

Full Description

2016 SPE President Nathan Meehan illustrates impending challenges with field and life examples and offers some ideas on various ways forward. Ultimately his look is optimistic, relying on innovation, creativity and collaboration. Examples range from offshore Saudia Arabia to a locksmith in Pennsylvania.

 

Organizer Amy Timmons