Ed is Discipline Head of Petrophysics at Lloyd’s Register (formerly LR Senergy). After obtaining a BEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering at Nottingham University in 1996 he joined the industry as a Wireline Logging Engineer for Western Atlas (now part of Baker Hughes) in Aberdeen. Following time in the field he held several positions in training and technology before leaving Baker Hughes in Houston to study an MSc in Reservoir Evaluation and Management at Heriot-Watt University. On completion he joined the software group at Senergy as a Petrophysicist helping in the development of Interactive Petrophysics, before moving into the consultancy. After a brief move to Baker Geoscience he is now back at Lloyd’s Register where he heads up the Petrophysics Team.
Robert trained as a geologist including studying in a rock deformation laboratory for 3 years. He has worked in the nuclear and oil and gas industries. He came to Aberdeen in 1997 to join a small consultancy company that was rapidly subsumed by Baker Hughes. There, he worked in the Geoscience group supporting UK and worldwide wireline operations travelling extensively including Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa, latterly becoming UK Geoscience Manager. Between 2010 and 2013, he was Region Interpretation and Processing Services Manager at Weatherford supporting WL and LWD operations in Europe. He is currently Data Analyst Manager with Altus Intervention based in Aberdeen.
Csilla is currently working for Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company as an Operation Logistics Coordinator previously she worked for Nexen Petroleum U.K. Ltd as an IS Business Applications Support Analyst based in Aberdeen working on a wide range of projects. Prior to this role she worked in Leeds for 6 years.
Csilla has served on the AFES committee for over 5 years as Technical Sub Committee member and now as a Vice President of Technology (Seminars) with special responsibility for AFES Technical Seminar schedules. She also served on the organizing DEVEX conferences and was member of the DEVEX Young Professional Committee to promote and encourage young people within the oil and gas industry.
When she is not working and serving Committees She enjoys sailing, hillwalking, running and Nordic Skiing and in her spare time she enjoys travelling and exploring the world. Csilla has also completed RYA Yachtmaster Ocean course from the Royal Yachting Association.
John is a senior petrophysicist with Maersk Oil North Sea (UK) Ltd. Previously he has worked for Shell and Baker Atlas and was a founding director of DataCo Ltd. He has worked on a variety of projects from exploration, through development, production to decommissioning. He is a graduate of the Universities of St Andrews and Aberdeen. He splits his time between Aberdeen and the far North of Scotland.
Peter is an ACCA qualified accountant and has held a variety of finance positions with companies including Stewart Milne, Baker Hughes and LR Senergy. He is currently Financial Controller for Task Fronterra Geoscience based in Aberdeen.
Nicolas has been working as a sedimentologist at Task Fronterra Geoscience since the beginning of 2012 after an academic background in France and a IODP mission. His field of experience is mainly in silico-clastic sedimentology, borehole image analysis, sequence stratigraphy and the interaction between tectonics and sedimentation in sedimentary basins. During his PhD at Nancy (France), he studied the interaction between tectonics and sedimentation in the Plio-Pleistocene synrift infill in the Corinth Rift in Greece.
Richard is an independent Core Analysis Consultant having previously worked for Baker Hughes Reservoir Consulting and for 9 years as a Technical Adviser in Business Development for Core Lab’s Rock Properties group based in Aberdeen. Prior to that he held various technical and managerial posts with Core Lab, Corex and others in different locations in the UK, Europe and South America. He has over 35 years experience in the planning and performance of core based formation evaluation projects from all over the world.
Richard has served on the AFES committee for over 10 years and has held various roles such as President, VP Technology, Treasurer and Technical Committee member. He has also served on the organizing committees for several DEVEX conferences; SPWLA 2008 (Edinburgh), SCA 2012 (Aberdeen) and the 8th PGC (2015).
Richard is chairing the DEVEX 2017 conference which will be held in Aberdeen on 9th & 10th May 2017.
Bee is a Schlumberger Logging-While-Drilling (LWD) Petrophysics Associate Domain Champion, based in Aberdeen. She has been with Schlumberger since 2002, started as a field engineer in Germany and Netherlands. She then continued to develop her formation evaluation skills through various technical roles in the Drilling & Measurements and PetroTechnical Services department in Schlumberger. In these positions, she has provided internal and external technical supports and contributed to interpretation development of LWD services, especially in the Petrophysics and Acoustics domains. Her special interests include but not limited to high-angle/horizontal well evaluation, 1-D resistivity modelling, 3-D petrophysical modelling, capture spectroscopy and multi-pole sonic answer products. She holds an engineering degree from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) in Thailand.
Angela is studying an electrical engineering course part-time at the Robert Gordon University. Angela joined AFES because she found the technical talks useful in her appreciation of the science and technology within the oil and gas industry. What Angela hopes to bring to the committee is her support and to act as a communication pathway with the AFES membership. In her spare time, Angela enjoys travel and IT computing.
Jamie currently works as the Operations and Business Development Manager for Spartek Systems in the Europe-Africa-Russia-Caspian region. Jamie has provided consultancy to Spartek Systems who are a Canadian world leading independent supplier of technology to evaluate, monitor and exploit oil and gas assets for over 6 years. Previous industry experience came from working with Baker Hughes for over 13 years 1997-2010. Originally working with Baker Inteq supporting the MWD LWD product line then moving into Wireline Open Hole Logging Operations as a field engineer working in the international rotator pool for 9 years. During that period Jamie was part of logging operations in Nigeria, Algeria, Mozambique & Angola. Moving into account management in 2007 he spent 2 years in Gabon managing strategic accounts for Shell, Addax, Perenco and Marathon. Jamie finished his time with Baker Hughes in Saudi Arabia delivering formation evaluation operations.
Jamie is a keen advocate of assisting with student input and involvement. Jamie has strong ties with the HNC/HND Petroleum Engineering program being taught at Fife College and continues to seek their involvement as and when practical for society meetings and industry related visits.
James is Business Development Manager with Schlumberger. He was a Petrophysicist with Schlumberger in Aberdeen where he supported wireline petrophysics services for the North Sea (excluding Norway) and remote projects, with a special interest in NMR, Spectroscopy and unconventional resources. He previously worked for Deloitte and Shell, having graduated Heriot-Watt’s Petroleum Engineering MSc program in 2004.
Greg is from Staffordshire, England. He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1997 with a 2:1 BEng Mechanical Engineering. He joined Baker Atlas as an OH Wireline Engineer in 2000. He worked in the Middle East and the North Sea until 2007. He then completed an MSc in Energy at Heriot-Watt University, and subsequently spent some time in the Renewable Energy Industry. After this break from the Oil Industry, Greg returned to wireline and took a role as Field Service Coordinator with Halliburton Wireline from 2011 until 2014.
In August 2014 he joined Gaia as a Wireline Operational Consultant, and has represented several clients, mainly in the UKNS.
Finally, Greg is halfway through an MSc in Petroleum Engineering (distance) which he intends to complete between offshore assignments.
Kostas is a PhD candidate with the School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen. He is a member of the Fluid & Structures Research Group where his research mainly focuses on the development of a coupled multiphase and multicomponent porous media flow model. His current research uses computational physics and simulation of transport phenomena with applications in, but not limited to, the Oil & Gas industry (reservoir engineering, EOR, CCS, groundwater contaminant transport). He has real world experience of delivering tasks under pressure, he is an AFES scholar and always ready to support the AFES when needed. In addition, his work has been recognised and awarded on an international level.
Kostas holds a BEng and an MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Patras (Greece), specialised in Process Engineering & Energy technologies. Kostas was a member of a European research program (FP7) where he worked as an early career CFD research engineer. He also holds an MSc in Maritime Engineering from the University of Southampton, working on a project funded by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) regarding the structural integrity of offshore structures. Having fulfilled his national service as an ICT technician, now he is in the 3rd and final year of his PhD and is looking forward to a career in industry upon graduation.