Sept. 18, 2018


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 Exchanging Ideas for Today's Energy Industry

Want to boost your network to the next level? Interested in meeting and learning from Industry Giants in an intimate setting?

The Houston Producer’s Forum has opened their doors and invited us, SPEGCS, to the regal Houston Petroleum Club for a luncheon featuring Sara Ortwein, President of XTO.

Enjoy meeting a diverse group of senior executives who belong to a group that has an aligned vision with SPE while dining on the 35th floor with a great view of the city. Please do not hesitate to sign up.

This is a great opportunity for you to enhance your position in the oil and gas industry and gain valuable mentorship.

 

 **LUNCHEON IS THREE-COURSE MEAL AND VALET IS OPTIONAL

 

Organizers

 

Shakti Sehra President, SPE-GCS YP IHS Markit shakti.sehra@ihsmarkit.com
Kim Salinas Chair, SPE-GCS YP Membership ING Capital kimberly.salinas@ing.com
Richa Bansal
Coordinator, SPE-GCS YP Membership Schlumberger rbansal@slb.com
Elcin Aktas Osburg Chair, SPE-GCS YP Professional Events Rice University aktaselc@yahoo.com
Alfiya Nikolaeva Coordinator, SPE-GCS YP Professional Events Schlumberger ashakirova@slb.com
Sarath Ketineni Coordinator, SPE-GCS YP Professional Events Chevron sarath.ketineni@chevron.com
Pravallika Botcha Coordinator, SPE-GCS YP Professional Events Schlumberger pravshin90@gmail.com

 


Featured Speakers

Speaker: Sara Ortwein, XTO President
Speaker Sara Ortwein, XTO President
Sara N. Ortwein became president of XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, in November 2016. A native of Houston, Sara earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin before joining Exxon Company, U.S.A. in 1980 as a drilling engineer. In 1997, she was …

Sara N. Ortwein became president of XTO Energy, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, in November 2016.


A native of Houston, Sara earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin before joining Exxon Company, U.S.A. in 1980 as a drilling engineer.


In 1997, she was named reservoir evaluation and planning manager for Exxon Ventures, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), focusing on new venture pursuit and capture in Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.


In 2001, she became a corporate upstream advisor to senior management at ExxonMobil headquarters in Irving, Texas. Three years later, she was named production manager for ExxonMobil’s operated U.S. production operations.


Sara was named vice president of engineering for ExxonMobil Development Company in 2006. She served as a development company executive until becoming president of ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company in September 2010.


Sara has been a champion for math, science and engineering, with a particular focus on mentoring future leaders in these fields. In 2009, she was honored by The University of Texas as a Distinguished Engineering Graduate from the Cockrell School of Engineering. Sara has been recognized by the Women’s Energy Network of Houston as an individual who exemplifies commitment to excellence and a role model for women engineers. In 2012, she was honored by Bio Houston with the Women in Science Excellence award. In 2013, she was recognized by the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce as a breakthrough leader in the field of energy. In 2014, she was recognized as one of Houston’s Top Ten Women in Energy by the Houston Business Journal.  And in 2017, she was recognized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers with the Distinguished Membership award.


Sara serves on the American Exploration and Production Council Executive Committee and the National Cowgirl Museum Board of Directors. She is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and is an active alumnus of the University of Texas. She is the immediate past chair of the University of Texas Engineering Advisory Board.


Sara and her husband, Randy, have two children, Adam and Megan. Together, they enjoy golf, tennis and travel.

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Date and Time

Tue, Sept. 18, 2018

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

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Location

Houston Petroleum Club

1201 Louisiana Street, 35th floor
Houston, TX 77002
United States