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Technical Program Committee

2013/2014 Technical Program Committee


Luis Baez, BG Americas and Global LNG

R. Randy Ray, R3 Exploration Corporation

Steve Sonnenberg, Colorado School of Mines


Paul Basinski, BURGANDY Xploration, LLC

Ken Beeney, Geophysical Consultant

Jennifer Bell, Elements Offshore

Doreen Chin, Shell Exploration & Production Company

Tom Collier, Concho Resources

Joe Frantz, Range Resources

Rick Fritz, SM Energy

Rob Fulks, Weatherford

Gretchen Gillis, Aramco Services Company

Timothy Graves, ASME

Matt Honarpour, BHP Biliton

David Hume, Canadian Discovery

Michael Kendrick, Devon Energy Corporation

Shawn Maxwell, Schlumberger

Mike Mullen, Stim Petrophysics

Kris Nygaard, ExxonMobil Production Co.

John O'Brien, Anadarko

Terri Olson, EOG Resources

Randall (Randy) Pharis, XTO Energy Inc., an ExxonMobil Subsidiary

Scott Reeves, Baker Hughes

Skip Rhodes, Pioneer Natural Resources

Randahl D. Roadifer, ConocoPhillips

Mukul Sharma, University of Texas

Mohamed Soliman, Texas Tech University

Mel Sorrell, Covey Park Energy LLC

Kevin Stephenson, Common Resources

Bruce Alastair Tocher, Statoil

Azra N. Tutuncu, Colorado School of Mines

Doug Valleau, Hess Corporation

Andrew Wharton, BG Group

Executive Advisory Committee

2013/2014 Executive Advisory Council

Luis Baez, North America Exploration Manager, BG Americas and Global LNG

Brad Berg, Reservoir Engineering Manager for NA Onshore Exploration, Anadarko Petro Corp.

Hovey Cox, VP of Marketing and Strategy, CGG

John Cramer, Technical Sales Engineer, Nabors Completion & Production

Melvyn Giles, Global Theme Leader, Shell

Doug Hazlett, Vice President, Exploration, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Henry Jacot, Manager, Completion Technology, Chevron

T. Hutch Jobe, Vice President, Geoscience & Exploration, SM Energy

Paul Johnson, Global Reservoir Advisor, ConocoPhillips

Greg Leveille, Technology Manager, ConocoPhillips

Herb Martin, Vice President, Strategic Geoscience, Devon Energy Corporation

Jeff Meisenhelder, Vice President, Unconventional Resources, Schlumberger

Jeff Miller, Principal, Oakspring Energy

Todd Moehlenbrock, Vice President of Engineering Technology, Devon Energy Corporation

Roger Myers, Vice President, Completions, Atlas Energy

Steven Natali, Senior Vice President, WPX Energy

Randall (Randy) Pharis, Geophysical Manager, XTO Energy Inc., An ExxonMobil Subsidiary

Tim Probert, President of Strategy & Corporate Development, Halliburton

Peter Schwans, Manager Geology, Exploration & Production, Apache Corporation

Todd Stephenson, Vice President, Geoscience Technology, Chesapeake Energy

Bruce Alastair Tocher, Manager Shale Oil & Gas Research, Statoil ASA

Ken Tubman, Vice President, Geosciences & Reservoir Engineering, ConocoPhillps

Melanie Westergaard, Geoscience Technical Development Advisor, Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.

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The integrated learning platform focused exclusively on the intersection point between engineers, geoscientists, land men and all asset team members to produce successful unconventional plays.


URTeC will offer multidisciplinary technical and applied science sessions of broad interest and the accompanying exhibition will showcase cutting-edge developments in applications such as horizontal drilling, fracture technology, testing, logging and geophysics.”

-- Ganesh Thakur, SPE President

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