This page contains all the presentations from past SPE London Evening Dinner meetings, provided the speaker gave permission to release them.
Presentations from May 2017
'Making Quality Decisions'
Speaker: Pete Naylor, Shell
'Event-based Risk Management'
Speaker: Craig Smalley, Benchmarks Consulting
Presentations from April 2017
Speaker: Adrian Gregory, MORE Oil & Gas Consultancy
Presentations from February 2017
'Getting closer to the truth'
Speaker: Silvia Rey Gomez, IHS Markit
Presentations from November 2016
'Challenges and solution for Independents during low oil prices'
Speaker: Peter R. Clutterbuck, Global Energy Consultants Ltd
Distinguished Lecturer Program. 'The Digital Oilfield - Collaborative Working at Global Scale'
Speaker: Frans Van den Berg, Smart Collaboration, The Netherlands
Presentations from September 2016
'Holistic View – Asset Evaluation'
Speaker: Drew Powell, Global Director – Operations, Gaffney, Cline & Associates
'Be Gender Smart – The Key to Career Success for Women'
Speakers: Inge Woudstra, W2O Consulting and Training
'Resilient Field Developments that can Accommodate Uncertainty are the Best Solution for a Sustained Low Oil Price Environment'
Speaker: Chris Hopper, Moving Future
Presentations from May 2016
M&A in the North Sea Overview and recent trends
Speakers: Neil Leppard and Mairi Massey
'Enabling Geological Scale Dynamic Modelling of a Fractured Basement Reservoir'
Speaker: Daniel Bonter, Hurricane Energy
'Offshore Gas Treating in a low oil price environment'
Speaker: John Young, Twister
Presentations from April 2016
Recent advances in ocean circulation modelling and applications for oil spill preparedness
Speaker: Katya Popova
Reducing offshore drilling and construction risks with Metocean data
Speaker: Mark Calverle
Presentations from March 2016
Why Can't I get my Reserves right?
Speaker: Mark Hayes
What's an SPE Technical Director - Would I know if I heard one?
Speaker: David Curry
Managing the Future Impact of Current Cost Cutting. What Should We Keep on Spending to Drive Down Well Costs?
Speaker: David Curry
LNG glut: doom and gloom? Or land of opportunity?
Speaker: Ryan Pereira
Presentations from February 2016
The Search for Efficient Use of CAPEX
Speaker: Iain Poole
Presentations from January 2016
Managing Dual Careers: Work/Life Integration in a 24/7 World
Speaker: Eva Sprunt
Perforating for Inflow performance in Natural Completions
Speaker: Mark S Brinsden
Presentations from November 2015
Assessing and Applying Petroleum Enginering Data
Speaker: John Turley
Presentations from October 2015
Scalable systems for reservoir modeling on modern hardware platforms
Speaker: Dmitry Eydin
Presentations from September 2015
Unlocking oil and gas potential in Central and East Africa. Challenges for Independents.
Speaker: Peter R. Clutterbuck, Global Energy Consultants
Presentations from May 2015
Shale Gas Research.
Speaker: Michael Kenomore, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Portsmouth University.
Special Core Analysis: Challenges, Pitfalls and Solutions.
Speaker: Colin McPhee, Global Head, Rock Properties Group.
Fluid Profiling with Downhole Fluid Analysis. A Modern Technique for Reservoir Characterization.
Speaker: Michael O’Keefe Principal Reservoir Engineer, Schlumberger.
Presentations from 24th February 2015
Unconventional Reservoirs Require Unconventional Analysis Techniques.
Speaker: David Anderson, Product Manager, IHS
Drilling to Profit with Extended Reach Drilling
Speaker: Iain Hutchison, Managing Director, Merlin ERD Ltd
Presentations from 27th January 2015
Project benchmarking reservoir and wells delivery.
Speaker: Nekhil Mishra, Senior Project Analyst, IPA Global
Problems of accurately forecasting UK oil and gas production.
Speaker: Mike Earp, Department of Energy and Climate Change
Presentations from 25th November 2014
Wood Review: Necessary, but Sufficient?.
Speaker: Charles Goedhals, senior Development Planning Engineer at Gaffney Cline & Associates
Passive Seismic Monitoring.
Speaker: Professor Michael Kendall, School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.
Presentations from October 2014
GEOMECHANICS: Quo Vadis....?
Speaker: Glen Burridge
Software Jockeys or Garage Tinkerers – Training Options for Next-Generation Geomechanics
Speaker: Prof Gary Couples, Institute of Petroleum Energy, School of
Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Heriot-Watt University
Reasons why some geomechanical models turn out “unfit for purpose”.
Speaker: Jorg Herwanger
The Role of the Intermediate Principal Stress in Petroleum Geomechanics.
Speaker: Robert W. Zimmerman, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College
The Value of Geomechanics: Engaging with Engineers and Managers
Speaker: Richard A. Plumb
Presentations from 30th September 2014
Shale plays: how technology, governments, regulators, academia, and the public have changed the world’s energy supply and demand equation.
Speaker: Joseph H. Frantz, Jr. SPE Distinguished Lecturer and VP Engineering Technology, Range Resources Corp
North Sea oil field decommissioning: the challenges and opportunities.
Speaker: Nigel Jenkins, Chief Executive, Decom North Sea
OGIC: transforming the way industry and academia work together. Speaker: Ian Phillips, CEO, Oil and Gas Innovation Centre in Aberdeen
Presentations from 18th February 2014
Offshore CO2 EOR as Part of a National CCS Programme: Opportunities and Challenges
Speaker: David S Hughes, Principal Reservoir Engineer/CCS and EOR Specialist, Senergy
Presentations from 28th January 2014
The Competent Person's Report
Speaker: John W Barker, Technical Director, Reservoir Engineering, Gaffney Cline & Associates
Stimulation Fluids - Myths, Reality and Environmental Stewardship through Better Chemistry
Speaker: Dan Daulton, SPE Distinguished Lecturer
Presentations from 26th November 2013
Focus on Making Decisions…Not on searching for and analyzing the data - Chris Fair, Founder & CEO, Oilfield Data Services Inc
Advances in Pressure Transient Analysis: De-convolution and its applications - Piers Johnson, Founder & MD, Oilfield Production Consultants (OPC) Ltd
Presentations from 29th October 2013
Value of Popular Decision Analysis Tools in Upstream Asset Valuations - Erkan Karakaya, Principal Economist and New Ventures Director, Schlumberger Production Management
Presentations from 24th September 2013
Increasing Exploration Chance of Success with Reservoir Seismic Characterisation - Erick Alvarez, Team Leader, Reservoir Seismic Characterisation, Senergy Limited
Distinguished Lecture Program 2013 - Usman Ahmed
Presentations from 28th May 2013
Flow modelling across faults - Wahab Ahmed, Schlumberger
East Africa: A Focus on the Emerging Petroleum Provinces - Rand Al-obaidy, Gaffney, Cline & Associates
The Extinction of Skin - Michael Byrne, Senergy GB Ltd
Presentations from 30th April 2013
Heavy Oil Identification and Exploitation - Jean-Valery Garcia, MD, Kirk Petrophysics
Presentations from 26th March 2013
Reservoir Fluid (PVT) Analysis - Brian Moffatt, PetroPhase
Presentations from 26th February 2013
Attracting Finance - Traps for young and old players - Willl Holland, Macquarie
Subsea Production and Flow Assurance - Sacha Sarshar, Caltec
Presentations from 29th January 2013
Attaining ‘Privilege to operate’ in the Arctic - Jon Perry, ERM
Shale Gas and its Potential Market in Europe - Chris Burns, GCA
Presentation from 27th November 2012
The Value of Information - Pete Naylor, BG Group
Presentations from 24th April 2012
Carbon capture and Storage - Brian Moffatt
Case Study: CO2 Injection into a Highly Depleted Gas Field, SNS UK - Paul Williams & Kate Gibbons
A New Energy future with traditional energy - C. Michael Ming
Presentation from 27th March 2012
Global gas Market - Saad Rahim
Presentations from 28th February 2012
The Future of the North Sea - McKinsey
Presentation from 31st January 2012
Horizontal & Multi-Fractured Wells - Tony Martins
Presentations from 29th November 2011
Operating Environment Post Macondo - Peter Rowley
Peter Rowley Lecture Notes
Life Cycle Well Integrity Management - Ged Lunt
Presentations from 27th October 2011
Asset Management Optimization using model based decision support - Francesco Verre
Shale Experience from a global gas perspective - Alex Gabb, BG Group
Presentations from 27th September 2011
The Applications of Surface Jet Pump Technology to Increase Oil and Gas Production - Dr Najam Beg
The Current Status of Shale Gas in Europe - Chris Rachwal
Presentation from 24th May 2011
EOR - The Time is Now - Paul Bondor
Presentation from 26th April 2011
On the Road to Smart Technologies in Underground Gas Storage - Kenneth Brown
Presentations from 29th March 2011
Minnows Chasing Whales - Tower Resources
Uganda Project - Robin Rindfuss
Presentations from 18th January 2011
Hot Water Rises - Paul L Younger
Gas Price Trends - Niall Trimble
The Prospects For Geothermal Energy In Scotland - Ed Stephens
Presentations from 30th November 2010
Responding to the Deepwater Horizon Incident - Rob Bly, Oil Spill Response Ltd
Production and Produced Water Systems - Weatherford
Presentations from 26th October 2010
Stochastic Handling of Uncertainties in the Decision Making Process - Dag Ryen, Ofstad, IPRES, Norway
Value of Information in Business Development Opportunities - Todd Jones, Chevron Europe
Reliability of Expert Judgements and Uncertainty Assessments - Steve Begg, University of Adelaide
Presentations from 28th September 2010
Enlightened Reservoir Management - Mr Alan Strudley
Fractured Horizontal Well Decline - Dr Branimir Cvetkovic