Oil and Gas Upstream

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Dr. Douglas Wicks, Program Director, ARPA‑E, DOE | Ep 256
April 24, 2024

In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Dr. Douglas Wicks who currently serves as a Program Director at the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPAE) at DOE. His focus at ARPA-E is

Dr. Nathan Meehan, Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M | Ep 255
April 17, 2024

In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Dr. Nathan Meehan, Professor at the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research includes energy transition

From upstream produced water producer to commercial produced water management | Ep 254
April 10, 2024

In this episode, host, Elena Melchert interviews John Durand, John Durand, Vice Chairman and Chief Sustainability Officer, XRI Water. From a time when oil and gas operations depended on freshwater -es

Update on Orphaned Wells with Susan Nash of AAPG | Ep 253
April 03, 2024

Elena talks with Dr. Susan Nash at the 2024 NAPE Summit about the latest on the Department of the Interiors work with the States regarding orphaned wells. NAPE hosted a panel dedicated to discussion

Lonnie Smith, co-founder of Turnco | Ep 252
March 27, 2024

Elena talks with Lonnie Smith, Co-Founder of Turnco and creator of the B.R.I.T.E and D90 processes. Lonnie and Turnco are leading technical authorities in solving BHA (Bottom Hole Assembly) data analy

Matt Kleiman, Co-Founder and CEO of Cumulus Digital Systems | Ep 251
March 20, 2024

In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Matt Kleiman, Co-Founder and CEO of Cumulus Digital Systems. Cumulus is digitizing quality assurance in industrial maintenance and construction. Matt

Carl Neuhaus, TGS VP Onshore | Ep 250
March 13, 2024

In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Carl Neuhaus, VP Onshore, TGS, who discusses TGS role in making subsurface data, especially 3D seismic data, available to the industry. Also, discuss

Steve Coffee, Produced Water Solutions, and President of the Produced Water Society | Ep 249
March 06, 2024

Recorded live at the 2024 Produced Water Society annual meeting, Houston. In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Steve Coffee about produced water and its role in oil and gas as a resource

Mark McClure, CEO ResFrac | Ep 248
February 28, 2024

Elena talks with Mark McClure, CEO of ResFrac. ResFrac supplies software which integrates Hydraulic Fracturing and Reservoir Simulation, with applications to oil, gas, and geothermal resources. Mark d

Huxley Barbee: (Cyber) Security Evangelist, runZero | Ep 247
February 21, 2024

Elena talks with Huxley Barbee, Security Evangelist at runZero, a cyber asset attack surface management solution that is the first step in cybersecurity risk management. Huxley discusses why and how c

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