PF&C: Price of Oil - Sustainability and Innovation

Speaker: Nathan Meehan
Speaker Nathan Meehan
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

Oil and gas are certain to be important parts of energy supply for decades to come. Market conditions have lead to massive cuts in capital expenditures and unsustainably low pricing from many oilfield service vendors. While unconventionals are now a significant part of the world's oil and gas production, major projects (primarily offshore) will continue to form the bulk of the additions to production capacity as demand increases and existing production declines. Calls to reduce carbon emissions and decrease energy consumption impacts on the environment will ultimately be followed by further government regulations and taxes. The industry needs to be a proactive part of the solution and can be. Desired goals cannot be met with existing technologies and approaches. The 2016 SPE President addresses these issues interspersing examples and stories.

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Wed, Oct. 12, 2016
4 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. US/Central

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Texas A&M Mays Business School at CityCentre
842 W . Sam Houston Parkway North Suite 200
Houston, TX 77024

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