Decision Quality in Multi-Company Projects

Recorded On: 06/22/2016

What is Decision Quality and how is it helping companies and partnerships in the energy industry? Whether you are a decision maker, joint venture manager, team member, expert on Decision Quality or novice, this webinar will provide insight into working with multi-disciplinary, multi-company teams to enable quality decisions. Attend this webinar and learn strategies to evaluate and communicate complex decisions, and become familiar with the decision-maker's toolbox and how the tools can best serve you and your organization in your multi-company and internal projects.

This webinar is categorized under the Management and Information discipline.

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Janeen Judah

2017 President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers

Janeen Judah is the general manager of Chevron's Southern Africa business. Previously, she served as president of the
Chevron Environmental Management Company and general manager of reservoir and production engineering at Chevron Energy Technology Company.

Ms Judah joined Texaco in 1998 as a senior petroleum engineer in the international production group and had advanced to senior production adviser when the company merged with Chevron in 2002. Before Texaco, she worked in oil and gas consulting, legal practice, and spent 11 years at Arco Oil and Gas Company in engineering and legal positions.

She has been recognized for her university support and advocacy for women engineers by the Texas A&M University's Petroleum Engineering Department, Texas A&M's Dwight Look College of Engineering, and the Society of Women Engineers. She serves on the advisory boards of all three organizations.

Ms. Judah was an SPE student chapter officer and has served in many leadership roles, including chair of both the Permian Basin and Gulf Coast sections, two terms on the international SPE Board of Directors, regional Director of Gulf Coast North America, and currently as the Board's vice president of finance. She earned an SPE Distinguished Service Award and is an SPE Distinguished Member.

Pat Burdett

Lead Editor, SPE’s Technical Report “Guidance for Decision Quality for Multi-company Upstream Projects"

Mr. Burdett is the lead author of a multi-company expert committee which drafted the SPE Technical Report:
“Guidelines for Decision Quality for Multi-Company Upstream Projects", published in 2016.

Burdett has held various positions in Decision Quality and Analysis throughout his 10 employment with Chevron, where he currently serves as Appraisal Decision Analysis Lead.

• Dec 2014 – Oct 2015, Decision Analysis Consultant, Chevron
• 2006 – 2015, Decision Analysis Consultant
• 2001 – 2004, Project Finance Director, El Paso Corporation
• 1997 – 2001, Project Finance Manager, Unocal Corporation

Pat has authored the following SPE Papers:

• “A VOI Analysis of an Appraisal Well DST", pending publication
• SPE paper 162903, “Reining in the Data Junkies – Having the Guts Not to Appraise" Sept 2012

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Web Event
06/22/2016 at 9:30 AM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
06/22/2016 at 9:30 AM (EDT)   |  90 minutes Scheduled for 90 minutes.
CEU Credit
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available
0.15 CEU credits  |  Certificate available CEU Credit