October 22, 2020
Oil & Gas professionals are facing unprecedented transformational challenge as our planet transitions away from fossil-fuel
In early teen years Arfan landed in New York as an immigrant with a few dollars in his pocket. His first ever job was selling New York Times newspaper on 43rd street. He learnt how to fly and became a commercial airline pilot. After a few years, he left flying and went back to college and got into coal mining in West Virginia. From there he migrated to Texas and became an Aggie, obtaining his Petroleum Engineering degree from Texas A&M University and joined Exxon after graduation.
Arfan has 35 years of experience from Oil & Gas industry and has covered a range of senior leadership and technical specialist roles with both Supermajors and Independents. Building teams in the US, Nigeria, Angola and Kazakhstan, Arfan realized that there must be a better way to go about it than the traditional model of recycling dozens of resumes of varying quality. Arfan holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Tulane University.
Timo has worked in senior HR leadership roles in oil and gas industry
for over twenty-five years in six different countries.
Well familiar with hiring manager’s frustrations in the time and effort
spent sourcing the right candidates, Timo wants to provide a better
experience. Having held recruitment budgets, he also is excited about
OilEnergyPro’s ability to provide a more cost-effective solution for
Timo has a Master of Laws degree from Helsinki University in Finland.
Hervé has twenty years of commercial and technical experience in the
energy industry and financial institutions, working in Nigeria, Malaysia,
Indonesia, Singapore, France, the Netherlands and the United
Hervé holds a MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College
London and an MBA from London Business School
Tristan is licensed in the State of Texas and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He holds office with the Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Section of his State Bar, volunteers to the Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, and has spoken at seminars on the subjects of Copyright and Entertainment Law.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Texas State University, Tristan studied law at both Temple Law School in Tokyo, Japan, and Texas Wesleyan University School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctor. A musician with a passion for all manner of artistic works, Tristan devoted his time in law school to the study of Intellectual Property Law and the protection of creativity. Since law school, he has represented musicians, actors, film production companies, start-up businesses, game developers, artists, and authors. In addition, Tristan also has also litigated various general civil matters, resolved Internet-related DMCA and IP claims, and continues to stand up against Copyright trolling and other misuses of the protections afforded creative works.
Hasan has extensive experience in Application Architecture, development and management. Started Software services & product development company and grew from 2 to 20 people with 60% annual revenue growth in three years. Have extensive experience in Marketing, Brand promotion and events technology. Successfully delivered Brand promotion solution for prestigious brands in US and overseas (Ex: American Express, MasterCard, Microsoft, Audi, GM, RollingStones, Disney, Walmart etc.) covering over 100 events. Before IQVIS, he spent 8 years in Fujitsu America Inc where he managed the Enterprise Application development team and was responsible for taking care of B2B portals, Order processing and Sales enablement integration. He has undergrad in Computer Science and MBA in Marketing.
Steve Louis, P.E., MBA, has nearly 20 years’ executive experience in the Energy sector having served as Vice President and Director for two leading international EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation) oilfield service companies.
Steve is Managing Director with Eternal Energy, a business advisory and technology commercialization consultancy based in Houston, TX. Throughout his career he has worked in engineering, business development, project management, R&D, and technology.
Steve earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering and his Executive Master of Business Administration at Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business.
Bruce Crager is Executive Vice President of Endeavor Management and leads the firm’s group of Expert Advisors. He has over 45 years’ experience in offshore drilling and production, primarily in management positions. This has included significant experience evaluating and providing all types of field development solutions, particularly those based on floating production systems and subsea production equipment. Bruce is responsible for the development of an experienced team to support clients in the areas of strategy development, organizational change/development, decision analysis, and in technical areas such as field development planning and operational improvement. He was in senior management positions with Oceaneering, McDermott, INTEC, and ABB Offshore Systems. He has co‐authored 4 patents and has written numerous technical and management articles.
Dave Edwards is a technical advisor and project manager with diverse global experience delivering major upstream Oil and Gas projects. Dave has extensive experience in deepwater field development and has served as the project manager on a number of $1-5billion+ CAPEX projects in a variety of international environments, successfully managing key internal and external stakeholders. In his 33 years at Shell, Dave developed new engineering concepts and processes that resulted in significant cost savings from improved efficiency, competition and safety. In addition, Dave successfully managed large and diverse owner teams and improved relationships with government mandated contractors, while meeting project objectives in locations that can be politically and economically challenging.
Entrepreneurial oil & gas business development specialist with technical, financial, commercial, legal, operational, and general management experience in the international and domestic upstream E&P space. I have extensive experience cultivating relationships with C-suite executives and prospecting for new business opportunities. I am interested in helping an ambitious company which will allow me to materially contribute to its growth and strategic direction.
Tor has originated and/or participated in deals involving billions of dollars of potential reserve value. He worked for Vanco Energy Company, an international deep-water exploration firm; Hess Corporation, as Commercial Advisor in the Global Commercial Group for Americas & Africa; and, Torch Energy Advisors Inc., as Manager of Business Development. Before founding Komodo Energy, he managed an energy fund focused on minority, non-operated working interests.
Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Houston and an MBA in Finance & Accounting from the Jesse H. Jones School of Management at Rice University.
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HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED LEADER who leverages proven talent in global project management, quality / safety assurance, risk mitigation / management, strategic analysis, trends tracking, and process management / optimization to align with a company’s vision, value, and goals.
INFLUENTIAL STRATEGIST who successfully drives project, program, and operations initiatives, and who cultivates a strong company image with insightful, change-focused outcomes by championing synergistic relationship-building among individuals of diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
MULTILINGUAL COMMUNICATOR (Fluent Portuguese & Spanish; Conversational French) who provides steady and resolute hands-on, dedicated leadership – always willing to “go the extra mile” to surpass the status quo, and who continually contributes solutions-centric critical thinking while maintaining cutting-edge skills and up-to-date industry trends awareness to exceed objectives.
Member of Board of Directors for Panoro Energy, Tethys Oil, EMGS, and Tortoise Capital Advisors CEF; utilizing 35 years of experience as a Geoscientist / Manager evaluating worldwide exploration and development opportunities, including risking and volumetrics, full cycle economics, and portfolio management. In depth knowledge of industry history and competition strategies globally. Deep technical knowledge of most international basins, including knowledge of analog data. Demonstrable track record of finding commercial hydrocarbons, negotiating deals, presenting to and interacting with senior corporate leaders and governmental officials. Extensive network of contacts in the U.S. and Internationally. Multiple examples of having successfully developed and implemented exploration strategies. Experience building and leading diverse teams of oil finders. Responsible for over 3 Bboe discovered as both a geoscientist and manager, including 5 country entries and 500+Mmboe for Marathon since 2009.
Thirty-nine years of comprehensive experience in the engineering, and construction industry in a broad range of leadership positions and global locations with two well recognized companies.
As executive leader, instrumental in developing and implementing key business and project strategies directly contributing to margin growth. This has required active engagement in client and partner relationships required to successfully achieve project goals.
Significant project and business leadership roles in Oil and Gas industry capital projects in a variety of international locations. As a member of multicultural teams, has a keen appreciation of development of organizations and people through active involvement in the enterprise work process implementation and global talent growth.
Currently, as an advisor to project teams and organizations, focuses on the development and delivery of industrial capital project, provides a unique perspective to the fundamentals that create challenges and brings implementible, practical solutions involving people, processes and technology. Provides this advising to service, owner and legal groups affecting the built environment of capital projects.
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