PetroWiki is a wiki - Just use it....and continually Improve it!

Recorded On: 03/09/2023

PetroWiki (PW) is the third most accessed SPE Resource, especially as a reference document for YPs and Students. It was seeded with the SPE Petroleum Engineering Handbook covering most of the topics managed by professionals working in the Upstream Energy Sector.

PW is an easy way to promote a good paper, presentation, textbook, tool, technology, technique, or to create links to a SPE Technical Section or Company website. It's an easy way for SMEs & SPs to pass along their experience to the next generation. However, it is slowly getting outdated, because it is not really functioning as a wiki.

Continual improvements are "in our hands...or at least well within our reach!

Let's not just talk about PetroWiki, let's just use it & improve it.

This webinar is categorized under the Management and Leadership technical discipline.

All content contained within this webinar is copyrighted by Jennifer Terrell, Tao Yang and Bob Pearson and its use and/or reproduction outside the portal requires express permission from Jennifer Terrell, Tao Yang and Bob Pearson.

Jennifer Terrell

Jennifer Terrell is the Content Processing Manager for SPE’s Technical Publications group. She is responsible for managing SPE’s conference paper publication process, PetroWiki and oversees the technical paper education webinars for ATCE.

Tao Yang

Dr. Tao Yang is a chief professional at Equinor, holding a position as a senior specialist in reservoir technology. He is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA). Dr. Yang has worked extensively on PVT and reservoir fluid analysis, gas-based improved oil recovery, and advanced data analytics. Due to his innovation in real-time fluid identification, Dr. Yang received the "Best Data Management and Application Solution Award" of the World Oil Awards in 2022.

Dr. Yang was selected as an SPE Distinguished Lecturer for the 2017-2018 season. He received the SPE North Sea Technical Award for Reservoir Description and Dynamic in 2011 and the SPE Distinguished Membership Award in 2019.

Bob Pearson

Bob Pearson, P. Eng.,is an independent Petroleum Engineering Advisor. He has extensive experience includes Field Development Planning and Production Engineering for onshore, shelf and deep-water projects, as well as completions design for Conventional and Unconventional Wells. 

After working for 13 years for major Operators (Shell International and Petro-Canada (now Suncor)), he has spent the last 40years working as a consult with APA Petroleum Engineering and RPS Energy, as well as his own independent companies in Singapore, Australia & Canada. He currently dividing his time between Canada and the UK. He provides advisory and peer review services through Glynn Resources Ltd.

Bob Pearson has a BSc. (Hons) in Mining Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in the U.K. and is a registered Professional Engineer with APEGA in Alberta, Canada. He joined the SPE in Aberdeen in1975and was the 2019-22 SPE Technical Director for Production & Facilities, as well as being a former SPE Distinguished Lecturer.

Maritza Vargas (Moderator)

Maritza Vargas is a sustainability strategic advisor, public speaker and author.

She started her career as Mechanical engineer in the O&G industry. After a few years in the field, she studied PgD. in Environmental Economics and MSc in Sustainable Development, Environmental Analysis.

With over 20 years of international experience as sustainability and environmental consultant -for both private and public sectors -she has been working for multinational companies and private organizations leading global programs through engineering consultancy, sustainability reporting, energy and Carbon management, training and social response projects.

She has also acted as an advisor for local governments, municipalities and public institutions on circular economy, environmental and sustainability matters.

She is volunteering for SPE SDTS, SPE GAIA Tree Program and SD PetroWiki.

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PetroWiki is a wiki - Just use it....and continually Improve it!
03/09/2023 at 9:00 AM (EST)  |  Recorded On: 03/09/2023
03/09/2023 at 9:00 AM (EST)  |  Recorded On: 03/09/2023
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