Jan. 21, 2016


Description

 

The History of the World: Through the Eyes of a Reservoir Engineer

We can view human history as a function of thermodynamics and energy usage. In this talk Meehan quickly covers historical energy usage and emphasizes the role of reservoir engineers in changing the future. What has to be done to grow production and reserves in an extended low price environment? What are the implications for the near-term?


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Dr. Nathan Meehan
Speaker Dr. Nathan Meehan
Dr. 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 ...

Dr. 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.

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Organizer

Alexsandra Martinez

Contact information:


adinorah.martinez@gmail.com


 


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Date and Time

Thu, Jan. 21, 2016

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

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Location

Sullivan's Steakhouse

4608 Westheimer Rd
Houston, Texas 77027
United States



Group(s): Reservoir