This page contains all the presentations from past SPE London Evening Dinner meetings, provided the speaker gave permission to release them.
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