April 8, 2016


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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.


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Susan Howes
Speaker Susan Howes
C. Susan Howes is a reservoir management consultant in Houston. 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 …

C. Susan Howes is a reservoir management consultant in Houston. 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: Peggy Rijken
Speaker Peggy Rijken
Peggy Rijken is the Team Leader for the Productivity Enhancement team in the Reservoir and Production Engineering department at Chevron, with prior assignments as a hydraulic fracture engineer and as a geomechanics specialist. Rijken is a petroleum engineering graduate of the University of Texas (PhD) and holds a Masters in …

Peggy Rijken is the Team Leader for the Productivity Enhancement team in the Reservoir and Production Engineering department at Chevron, with prior assignments as a hydraulic fracture engineer and as a geomechanics specialist.


Rijken is a petroleum engineering graduate of the University of Texas (PhD) and holds a Masters in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. Rijken currently serves on the SPE Talent Council Committee and is the committee chair for the ATCE SPE Reservoir engineering committee. She has previously served on the ATCE well completions committee and served on the ATCE SPE well stimulation committee prior to becoming the committee chair. Rijken also serves as a technical editor for the SPE Production and Operations SPE editorial review and is the 2015 recipient of the UT Austin PGE distinguished alumna award.

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Organizer

Sunil Lakshminarayanan

E-mail: sunil_lakshminarayanan@oxy.com


Phone: 281-248-1443


Date and Time

Fri, April 8, 2016

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Location

SPEI Houston Training Center

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