Dave MacDonald Vice President for Segment Reserves BP As chair of the UNFC Resource Classification Group, Dave will be sitting on this year’s Classification panel to discuss the role of the UNFC in Europe.
Ian Roche Managing Director Aurora Petroleum Ian has worked on a diverse range of upstream projects across the globe. In 2007, Ian joined Energy Development Partners as Commercial Manager. At EDP, Ian put together the portfolio of onshore assets that form the core of Aurora Petroleum’s business.
Carolina Coll Head of Corporate Reserves BG Goup Carolina is a petroleum engineer with more than 20 years experience. She holds a BSc in Physics and DiC and PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine in London and is a member of the OGRC Committee.
Peter Turner Exploration Consultant Cuadrilla Resources Peter Turner is a founder of Cuadrilla Resources and ran the company until investors Riverstone/ Carlyle bought into the company in 2010. He remains secretary of CR and now holds the role of Exploration Consultant.
Mark Pearson President Liberty Resources Mark Pearson is a founding shareholder and the President of the Company. Dr. Pearson has over 30 years industry experience. He is the former President and CEO of CARBO Ceramics Inc, the world’s largest producer of ceramic proppant for use in the hydraulic fracturing of oil and natural gas wells.
Andras Pentek Vice President, Strategy Development MOL Andras has worked at MOL since 2004 in a variety of different roles from Analyst to Head of Exploration and Production and Head of Gas & Power Business Development. He is now Vice President of Strategy Development and has held this role since 2011.
Tomasz Antoni Gryzewski Corporate Affairs Lead Talisman Energy, Poland Tomasz Gryzewski leads corporate affairs activities of Talisman Energy in Poland, since 2010 when the shale gas exploration projects had started. He plays a key role in developing positive relations with local government, political, community, NGO and industry stakeholders.
Nick Riley Team Leader, Unconventional Gas British Geological Survey Nick is Team Leader and Science Advisor for Unconventional Gas at the BGS. He is also President of the European Research Network of Excellence on CO2 storage: GeoNet and Chair of CGS Europe - Pan- European Coordination Action on CO2 Geological Storage.
Leonid Anisimov Chief Researcher Lukoil Engineering With the acceleration of unconventional work across Europe, Russia is also talking steps to explore, estimate and produce unconventional resources. Leonid will be discussing the work in this space so far.
John Etherington Managing Director PRA International John advises industry on resources assessment, reserves disclosures, and portfolio management processes. He spent over 32 years with Mobil Oil in Canada, USA, and international Exploration and Producing assignments including five years in Mobil’s central resources audit group.
Peter Styles Professor in Applied and Environmental Geophysics University of Keele Peter is a Professor in Applied and Environmental GeoPhysics at the University of Keele. He is also a member of the Research Institute for the Environment, Physical Sciences and Applied Mathematics.
Fivos Spathopoulos Consultant Geologist 3Legs Resources Fivos is a consultant on unconventional petroleum exploration in Europe. He is also a Visiting Lecturer in Petroleum Geology at Imperial College London, teaching Petroleum Systems and researching organic-rich rocks in Europe as targets for unconventional petroleum.
Photini Pappas Director Wisdom in Action International Photini Pappas is a trainer, facilitator and coach, working with individuals and teams across different cultures and supporting them to achieve excellence in their performance and communication skills.
Michael Morgan Vice President GLJ Consultants Senior Engineer
James Elston Former CEO Realm Energy James Elston former CEO of Realm Energy has 19 years of broad ranging oil and gas experience in industry, banking and consulting. He is also director of Fallingwater Energy and Palladian Energy Limited.
Mike Lovell Professor of Petrophysics University of Leicester Mike’s main interest is around the physical properties of rocks and their interdependence within a geological context, utilising both laboratory measurements on core and downhole measurements in assessing reservoir and repository properties.
Christophe McGlade Researcher UCL Energy Institute The primary focus of Christophe’s research is the examination of the key uncertainties that exist in the outlook for oil and gas. His work includes examining the total resource availability, the investment in and cost of resource extraction, the role of technological progress both on cost reduction and resource appreciation
Dr John Lee Professor University of Houston Dr John Lee has received numerous awards from the Society of Petroleum Engineers, including the Anthony Lucas Medal, the DeGolyer Medal, and Honorary Membership.
John Lee will be taking part in the conference virtually through the provision of an online training course in the fundamentals of reserves estimation for unconventionals. View Details Here
Sigurd Heiberg Advisor, Corporate Strategy and Analysis, IA Statoil ASA Sigurd will be sitting on this year’s panel to discuss the role of the UNFC in Europe. He is a past chairperson of the SPE Oil and Gas Reserves Committee, the UNECE resource classification group responsible for the UNFC and of the UNECE Committee on Sustainable Energy that oversees the work of the resource classification group.