Nov. 15, 2012


Description

We will be meeting to explore the formation of a Research & Development Study Group. It is anticipated that the R&D Study Group will focus on:
  • Promoting R&D and technology development
  • Discussing breakthrough research areas
  • R&D methods and tools
  • R&D people skills
 
The overall objective of the Study Group is to expedite, facilitate, and provide a forum for discussion and cooperation on petroleum R&D. The Study Group will be closely aligned with the SPE R&D Technical Section.
 
If you are working in R&D, technology development or product development please register to come and discuss forming this Study Group. We will discuss upcoming topics, potential speakers and determine who is interested in serving on the Study Group committee.
 
*Lunch will be provided!  Please notify in "Comments" on your registration if you have any dietary concerns.

Featured Speakers

Speaker James Pappas
VP of Ultra-Deepwater Programs RPSEA James Pappas has held the positions of Global Technology Coordinator, Facilities Engineer in the Deepwater & International Well Engineering & Facilities Division, Deepwater Project Coordinator for Devon Energy in the past, as well as Production Engineer in the Gulf of Mexico Division for Devon, and …

VP of Ultra-Deepwater Programs RPSEA


James Pappas has held the positions of Global Technology Coordinator,

Facilities Engineer in the Deepwater & International Well Engineering & Facilities Division, Deepwater

Project Coordinator for Devon Energy in the past, as well as Production Engineer in the Gulf of Mexico

Division for Devon, and Santa Fe Snyder. He has also held drilling, completions, production, operations,

reservoir, and A&D positions with Fina, UPRC, and Amoco.

 

James has been involved with the Society of Petroleum Engineers for 33 years. He is both the immediate

past SPE International Production and Operations Technical Director and SPE Technical Programs and

Meetings Committee Chair, and is a former chair of the GCS Scholarship Committee, General Meeting,

Drilling Study Group, and SPE-Gulf Coast Section Board of Directors. He is a member of the GCS

Scholarship and Nominating Committees. He has served on several technical program committees for the

OTC, ATCE, LACPEC, SPE R&D Conference, and the SPE P&O Conference.

 

He is also the immediate past Private Industry Practice Chair and Executive Committee member of the

Texas Society of Professional Engineers and serves on that body’s Legislative and Governmental Affairs

Committee. James has authored over 70 papers or spoken at conferences and interviews on various

technical and professional topics.

 

James earned a BS in Chemical Engineering and a BA in Chemistry from the University of Texas at

Austin in 1979. He graduated with a MBA highest honors from the University of Texas at Tyler in 1993.

 

Full Description



Organizer

Skip Davis


Date and Time

Thu, Nov. 15, 2012

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Location

SPEI Houston Training Center

10777 Westheimer Rd., Suite 1075
Houston, TX 77042
US