Role of Research & Development in a Down Market

Speaker Erika Biediger
Erika A.O. Biediger is the Drilling & Subsurface Function Manager at ExxonMobil’s Upstream Research Company. In this role, she has stewardship of the upstream R&D portfolio for Drilling and Subsurface. Her organization partners with ExxonMobil business lines, academic institutions and vendors to develop and commercialize technology.   Erika started her career ...

Erika A.O. Biediger is the Drilling & Subsurface Function Manager at ExxonMobil’s Upstream Research Company. In this role, she has stewardship of the upstream R&D portfolio for Drilling and Subsurface. Her organization partners with ExxonMobil business lines, academic institutions and vendors to develop and commercialize technology.


  Erika started her career with ExxonMobil in 2005 in Houston as a Research Engineer for the Upstream Research Company (URC). In 20013, she moved to St. John’s, Canada where she was the Drilling & Subsurface Engineering Manager. In 2015, she moved back to the Upstream Research Company where she was the manager of the Well Performance group. In 2016, she assumed her current role as Function Manager.


 Erika graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. She then attended graduate school at Georgia Institute of Technology where she received an MS and PHD in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Robotics and Automation.

Full Description

Research and Development play an integral role in advancing the state of art of our industry. Innovation comes from many different places both within our industry and outside. When prices are low, research and development of new technologies can help push marginal opportunities over the profit line. Knowing what to focus attention on is important as the desire to “get more with less” drives efficiency yet can open up new R&D opportunities.

Organizer Kitty Harvey (281-901-3245, kharvey4@cameron.slb.com)

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Thu, Dec. 7, 2017
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