Speaker #1 Title: Résumé & Editorial Specialist
Speaker #1 Company: Rico Editorial Services
Speaker #1 Bio: Dr. Amanda Rico specializes in resume building, editing, and career solutions for senior and executive-level professionals. With 15+ years of experience ranging from crafting materials for TEDx speakers to optimizing profiles for Oil, Gas & Clean Energy professionals, she is passionate about helping forward-thinking leaders level up.
A career columnist for the Houston Business Journal and Oilwoman magazine, Dr. Rico has a proven track record of working alongside public officials, career diplomats, and corporate E&P executives such as Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison, Jeff Immelt, Jeff Shellebarger, and Jeff Miller. She is also an official SunCast Clean Energy Career Mentor, NASA workshop presenter, and was recognized as one of the Transition Economist’s 2021 Top 100 Women in the Energy Transition.
Dr. Rico earned her Ph.D. in English at Texas A&M University, and her M.A. and B.A. in English from the University of Oklahoma.
Speaker #1 Abstract: 4 Steps to Laser-Focus Your Oil, Gas & Energy Resume
In “4 Steps to Laser-Focus Your Oil, Gas & Energy Resume,” Dr. Amanda Rico provides 4 key tips for optimizing resume profiles specifically targeted for oil, gas, and energy transition-focused professionals. As Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) roles increase and the traditional oil & gas landscape continues to shift, job seekers require strategies for targeting their resume to a wide spectrum of audiences. The 4 key tips Dr. Rico offers focus on deciphering job descriptions, targeting resume content, attracting readers’ attention, and adjusting industry-specific terminology.
Speaker #2 Title: Produced Water Management Engineer
Speaker #2 Company: SM Energy
Speaker #2 Bio: Miranda Jones is a Produced Water Management Engineer at SM Energy. She holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M. Miranda manages SM’s SWD system and 3rd party water relationships. She is passionate about finding creative ways to work with other operators to provide value to both sides. Miranda is an SPE-GCS scholarship recipient.
Speaker #2 Abstract: Optimizing Produced Water Takeaway During Strategic Shifts
It has become increasingly important to design SWD systems that allow for adjustment with strategic changes. SM Energy has successfully utilized existing SWD infrastructure and partnerships to pivot from maximizing operated SWD wells during peak production to minimizing disposal during seismic uncertainty while maintaining smooth production operations and low costs.