Cont Ed: Networking and Mentoring to Build Beneficial Relationships

Speaker: Susan Howes
Speaker Susan Howes
C. Susan Howes is VP of Engineering at Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC. She was formerly a reservoir management consultant at Chevron, with a prior role as learning and organizational development manager at Anadarko. She has coauthored several papers and articles on the topics of uncertainty management, risk management, and talent ...

C. Susan Howes is VP of Engineering at Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC. She was formerly a reservoir management consultant at Chevron, with a prior role as learning and organizational development manager at Anadarko. She has coauthored several papers and articles on the topics of uncertainty management, risk management, and talent management for SPE conferences and publications. Howes is chair of the SPE Soft Skills Committee, previously served as SPE Regional Director for Gulf Coast North America, is a recipient of the SPE Distinguished Service Award, and is an SPE Distinguished Member. She holds a BS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Texas.

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Speaker: J. Roger Hite
Speaker J. Roger Hite
Roger Hite is founder and principal of Inwood Solutions, LLC, based in Houston.  Inwood Solutions provides consulting in petroleum engineering, project management, enhanced oil recovery and reservoir simulation.  Previously, he worked for Shell Oil Company in numerous roles, serving at various times as Engineering Manager, Manager Production Technology and Director ...

Roger Hite is founder and principal of Inwood Solutions, LLC, based in Houston.  Inwood Solutions provides consulting in petroleum engineering, project management, enhanced oil recovery and reservoir simulation.  Previously, he worked for Shell Oil Company in numerous roles, serving at various times as Engineering Manager, Manager Production Technology and Director Production Research.   Since leaving Shell, he has worked as a consultant with a variety of companies, including Inwood Solutions, LLC.


Hite has worked closely with the Gulf Coast Section for a number of years, including as Chairman in 2006-2007.  Hite has published several SPE papers on management topics, both in Enhanced Oil Recovery and Digital Energy.  He is the current Director of the Gulf Coast North America Region on the SPE International Board.

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Networking is one of the most powerful tools for accelerating and sustaining successful careers.  Networking is about making the right connections and building beneficial relationships.  Learn how to grow your networking skills to influence change and to build collaborative relationships in order to add value for both your career and for your employer.  Mentoring will always be an integral part of our development, this relationship based process for the transmission of knowledge (relevant to work, career or professional development) will enable us to gain personal and professional skills needed to face the challenges ahead. Its importance becomes evident as we recognize the value of networking, advice and support a mentor can give us when developing a quality and healthy relationship. Building fluency in the use of Networking and Mentoring supports the Soft Skills of Networking, Diversity, Mentoring and Teamwork.

Organizer Sunil Lakshminarayanan

E-mail: sunil_lakshminarayanan@oxy.com


Phone: 281-248-1443

When?

Fri, Oct. 21, 2016
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. US/Central

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Where?

SPEI Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Rd., Suite 1075
Houston, TX 77042
United States

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