SPE Online Education
Striking out on your own can be appealing. It's exciting and can be rewarding. This presentation will discuss things you should consider before doing so. Is entrepreneurship right for you? What questions should you ask yourself first? What are the first steps? What resources are available to help you get started?
Founder and Principal, Inwood Solutions, LLC
Roger Hite is founder and principal of Inwood Solutions, LLC, based in Houston. Inwood Solutions provides consulting in petroleum engineering, project management, enhanced oil recovery and reservoir simulation. Previously, he worked for Shell Oil Company in numerous roles, serving at various times as Engineering Manager, Manager Production Technology and Director Production Research. Since leaving Shell, he has worked as a consultant with a variety of companies, including Inwood Solutions, LLC.
Hite has worked closely with the Gulf Coast Section for a number of years, including as Chairman in 2006-2007. Hite has published several SPE papers on management topics, both in Enhanced Oil Recovery and Digital Energy. He is the current Director of the Gulf Coast North America Region on the SPE International Board.