Executive Bios

Executive Bios

 
 

Miles Cudmore has more than 26 years experience appraising and developing oil and gas fields in the UK,
North Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. He worked at BP from 1988 to 2015 in a wide variety of
roles covering subsurface leadership, field developments from concept selection through to start up,
mature field management and operations. From 2010 to 2013 he was Vice President of Reservoir Management
accountable for technical performance and capability worldwide. From 2013 to March 2015 he was Director
for Tight Gas Resource Appraisal leading projects in the UK, Oman and Algeria. Cudmore Oil & Gas
Consulting Ltd offers expert advice in improving production, understanding resources/reserves, field
development planning and leading Subsurface as a function. Miles holds a Masters in Engineering in Aeronautics
and Astronautics from Southampton University and an MBA from the Open University. In his spare time, he enjoys
long-distance running and cycling with his wife Wendy. 

2016/17 SPE London Chair:
Miles Cudmore

Director, Cudmore Oil & Gas Consulting

Linkedin: Miles Cudmore

 
   
  2016 /17 SPE Past Chair:
Anne Claudel


Internal Technical Auditor, BP

Linkedin: Anne Claudel


 
Anne Claudel is an internal technical auditor at BP, reviewing processes, business units and
group activities to improve business performance in the Upstream. Previously, she was a Wireline field
engineer with Schlumberger, where she spent more than five years delivering Wireline projects
in various countries and environments. Anne earned a MSc in Civil Engineering from the Lyon
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA), is fluently in French, English, German, and is
working on improving her Spanish. She previously served as the Sponsorship chair on the SPE London
board, and was on the SPE London Young Professional committee for three years. Anne is active on the
London scene in various female career developments and is keen to promote STEM subjects to younger girls.



 
  Past Chair:
Pamela Tempone


Linkedin: Pamela Tempone


   
   

Programe Chairperson:
Tim Lines

Director at JSX;
Managing Partner, Oilfield International

Linkedin: Tim Lines


Tim Lines (BSc, MSc Petroleum Engineering (Imperial College), MBA, C.Eng, FRSA, FGS) is an international
oil and gas consultant, advising on financial, engineering and economic issues to high net worth individuals;
multi-national oil & gas companies, financial institutions and CIS/Eastern European governments. He has
served as an expert witness to the UK’s FCA enforcement division. He founded the consultancy Oilfield
International in 1990 and has consulted in more than 40 countries.
   
   
 

Continuing Education Co-Chair:
Patrick Davies

Reservoir Engineer - ACG, BP Azerbaijan

Linkedin: Patrick Davies

 
Patrick Davies is the Co-Chair for Continuing Education for the SPE London, and setup the Business
Development interest group in 2015. He is a Reservoir Engineer at BP in London, where he worked in
a range of Reservoir Management, New Well Delivery and Technology roles. He worked on oil and gas fields
in the North Sea, Caspian, USA and Middle East. Prior to BP, Patrick worked as a chemical engineer in
refining at ExxonMobil. He is a Chartered Engineer, and graduated with a First-class Master’s degree in
Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

   
   

Communications and Marketing Chair:
Richa

Geophysicist and Rock Physics Analyst, BP

Linkedin: Richa


Richa is a Geoscientist and a proud member of SPE London section. She has volunteered for SPE London
for the past two years in various roles, including Event photographer, Board member, Secretary, and now as
Communication and Marketing Chair. She received an Outstanding Service Award from SPE London Section
in 2016 for her contribution to the section. She has nine years experience working in the oil and gas industry,
and currently works for BP. She earned her PhD from Stanford (US) and Masters from IIT-Roorkee (India).
Having worked on three different continents, she has gained experience of varied basins in different stages
of the E&P cycle.
   
   
 

WiE Chair:
Isabel Asenjo

Senior Reservoir Engineer, Sasol Petroleum International

Linkedin: Isabel Asenjo

   
   
  Continuing Education Co-Chair:
Adam Borushek


Principal Consultant, Reservoir Engineer, RISC UK

Linkedin: Adam Borusheck



Adam Borushek is a Principal Reservoir Engineer with RISC Advisory, based in London. Previously he held
similar position in Perth, Australia. He provides technical and commercial advice in the areas of field
acquisition, development, management and divestment to clients in the financial, investment and upstream
sectors. Adam has served on the SPE Board for Western Australia, and was the Co-Chair of SPE London’s
Young Professionals group.
   
   
 

Sponsorship Chair:
Alejandro Acosta

Petroleum Engineer, BP

Linkedin: Alejandro Acosta


Alejandro Acosta has14 years experience as RE & PE in operated assets across green & brown fields, light
& heavy oils and on-shore & off-shore environments, along West Africa, Venezuela and North Sea. Holding
roles in Reservoir Management, Operations and Technology teams in IOCs, NOCs & Consulting Firms.
With advanced knowledge across all aspects of Reservoir Engineering (classic RE, simulation, reserves, etc.),
production optimization, EOR, geomodelling, risk & uncertainty analysis and economics; all with focus
on FDP’s design & optimization. 
   
   
 

Young Professional Chair:
Mohamed Farrag


Petroleum Engineer, IGas Energy

Linkedin: Mohamed Farrag

 
Mohamed Farrag is responsible for establishing the YP committee and numerous events throughout the year.
Having started his time in the SPE as a volunteer and speaking at several events, he has built a solid
understanding of what it takes to run successful events, and what the young professionals stand to gain
from attending. Mohamed graduated in 2013 with a Masters of Engineering from Manchester University.
Since then, he has begun building his career as a Petroleum Engineer with IGas Energy Plc. Thriving within
the small company environment, he has worked on a wide variety of projects ranging from asset valuations
and dynamic modelling to planning operations such as cased hole logging and perforation.

   
   
 

Treasurer:
Cleone Butler 

Business Planning and Portfolio Management,
Centrica Energy Exploration and Production

Linkedin: Cleone Butler

   
   

 

Secretary:
Olga Bradulina

Linkedin: Olga Bradulina


Dr Olga Bradulina is an engineer with more than eight years experience in the energy industry, a PhD and two Engineering MSc. Her active involvement with SPE started back in 2009-2010 when she served as an assistant to VP Paris Student Chapter in IFP School, France. With SPE London, she performed as a lead event organiser of the first Business Development (BD) seminar within the BD group in 2015-2016. From 3Q 2016 she serves as a board member (Secretary) and also a communication and marketing officer. She has an international exposure to the complete upstream cycle, with both operational experience as a Mud Logger/Data Engineer (3 years with Geoservices) and asset development experience as a Reservoir Engineer (more than 5 years with BP). She has proven expertise in most of the aspects of Reservoir Engineering while working in various operated and JV assets across offshore and onshore environments along West Africa, Caspian sea, East Siberia.
 
   
 

Treasurer Support:
Ernesto Guevara

Petroleum Engineer, BP

Linkedin: Ernesto Guevara

 
Ernesto Guevara is a subsurface engineer with experiences in hydrocarbon exploration & production. He has
worked with BP since 2009. His current role is as a subsurface forecast and performance analyst at the
Rumaila JV in Iraq. Previous experiences include: reservoir engineer in exploration Libya, Australia, Angola;
petroleum engineer in tight gas appraisal in Algeria; and, optimization engineer in subsurface technology.
Ernesto completed a BA in Chemical Engineering at Cambridge University, and a PhD in petroleum
engineering at Imperial College London.

   
   
 

Student Chapter Liaison:
Kanad Kulkarni

Lecturer, University of Portsmouth

Linkedin: Kanad Kulkarni


Kanad Kulkarni is a Lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. He is Unit Co coordinator for Formation Evaluation
and well Logging, Petroleum Geoscience and  Petroleum Fundamentals and  Exploration units taught
in BEng and MSc programs. He was previoulsy with London South Bank University as a lecturer, and
an entrepreneur of non-petroleum trading and  manufacturing organizations. Kanad earned a BSc in Geology
from K.J.  Somaiya College, University of Mumbai, an MSc in Geology from Fergusson College,  University of
Pune, an MSc Petroleum Engineering from London South Bank University, andis currently pursuing a
PhD in Unconventional Resources. He has been a University lead on SPE YoungProfessionals London section
since 2010. He is the recipient of the SPE Outstanding Service Award presented by SPE London Section 2014,
and has co-authored several papers and presented his work at several events.
   
   
 

Intersociety Liaison:
Miles Cudmore

Director, Cudmore Oil & Gas Consulting

Linkedin: Miles Cudmore


Miles Cudmore has more than 26 years experience appraising and developing oil and gas fields in the UK,
North Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. He worked at BP from 1988 to 2015 in a wide variety of
roles covering subsurface leadership, field developments from concept selection through to start up,
mature field management and operations. From 2010 to 2013 he was Vice President of Reservoir Management
accountable for technical performance and capability worldwide. From 2013 to March 2015 he was Director
for Tight Gas Resource Appraisal leading projects in the UK, Oman and Algeria. Cudmore Oil & Gas
Consulting Ltd offers expert advice in improving production, understanding resources/reserves, field
development planning and leading Subsurface as a function. Miles holds a Masters in Engineering in Aeronautics
and Astronautics from Southampton University and an MBA from the Open University. In his spare time, he enjoys
long-distance running and cycling with his wife Wendy. 
   
   
  Director:
Anthony Perry 

Anthony Perry has held senior positions in major oil and gas companies in Venezuela, Abu Dhabi,Aberdeen
and London. He was Chairman of the SPE Chapters in all of these places.

He is a Member of the SPE 50-Year club, and was made a Distinguished 
Member in 1997.
   
   
  Director:
Jonathan Ovens


Senior Reservoir,
JX Nippon Exploration and Production (UK)

Jonathan Ovens provides Reservoir Engineering technical expertise over a wide range of asset types in the
UKCS, ranging from Exploration and early field development through to late field life and decomissioning.
Reservoir types range from HPHT gas (Culzean development ) through light oil to Heavy Oil (Mariner development).
Jonathan gained a B.Sc in Mathematics and Physics at the University of Glasgow and Ph.D in Physics at the
University of Cambridge, working in the area of Particle Physics at CERN. After leaving University he joined Shell
as a Reservoir Engineer and worked on a variety of assets worldwide. Between 1998 and 2013 he worked as an
independent consultant for a wide range of companies with experience in the North Sea (UK, Norway and Denmark),
North Africa and the Middle East. Jonathan has been active in the SPE London Section for many years
and co-chair of the Technical Program Committee for the SPE Europec Conference. He has co-authored several
SPE Papers mainly in the areas of hydraulic fracturing and pressure transient analysis
   
   
 

Director:
Alain Gringarten

Emeritus Professor, Imperial College 

Linkedin: Alain Gringarten

   
   
 
Director:
Carolina Coll 
 Dr. Carolina Coll is a petroleum engineer with more than 25 years of diversified international experience in the oil and gas industry. She has worked for BG since 2001 in a variety of roles from principal reservoir engineer to asset subsurface manager, country petroleum engineering manager and as Head of Corporate Reserves for BG Group since 2009. She has extensive experience in the area of reserves and resources evaluation including probabilistic estimations, auditing and classification for internal and external reporting. She has wide experience in asset valuation for acquisitions and disposals and in company valuation. She is a past member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Oil and Gas Reserves Committee (OGRC), Chair of the SPE Joint Committee on Reserves Evaluation Training (JCORET), a member of the Expert Group on Resource Classification of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and co-chair of the communication sub-committee, Chair of the SPE Carll, Uren and Lucas International Awards and is a member of the technical Committee of the SPE/EAGE EUROPEC Conference. Carolina holds a PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College and has more than 45 international publications and presentations including SPE papers in the area of petroleum engineering, reservoir engineering, field management, reservoir characterization and reserves.  
   
  Director Student Support:
Clair Davy 

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