PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Energy Society, a non-partisan and independent network of energy professionals, will convene leading oil and gas executives to discuss new technological innovations that are having a profound impact on the entire industry, from exploration and production to efficiencies and operations.
The program begins tonight, November 13, at 5:00 and continues all day November 14 at Union Station of Minute Maid Park – home field for the 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros! “The Digital Oilfield” will highlight three topics: deployed digital technologies; next-generation disruptive technologies; and critical security and risk factors.
- Confirmed speakers include Raymond Smelley, CIO at Chevron; Bill Johnson, CTO at DCP Midstream; Jim Claunch, VP at Statoil…
- Entertainment – Opening keynote addresses by Commander Kirk Lippold (USN ret.) and Mark Mills, a tour or Minute Maid Ballpark, wine & whiskey tastings, pitch-fest and literary award ceremonies …
- Network with leading oil and gas executives from Shell; BHP Billiton; BHGE; Oracle; Chertoff Group; as well as executives from cutting edge digital-technology companies
“The rapid adoption of new digital technologies by the oil and gas sector is fueling a historic market-driven revolution,” said Eric Vettel, President of the American Energy Society. “However, like most revolutions, change is chaotic, and not all of the adopted solutions are rational. Those who lead the next generation of this industry have a deep understanding of the disruptive technologies that enhance efficiency, improve productivity, and provide security. Others will find their companies left behind. In response to overwhelming demand by our Members throughout this sector, we are pleased to host a conference that highlights first-mover insights and practical, value-driven solutions.”
A limited number of single-day and full-access passes have been held back for day-of and walk-up registration, or register now for “The Digital Oilfield” online. To register for this special event, visit http://www.aesenergyseries.com/. Current sponsors include J.P. Morgan, PwC, Merrill Lynch, Bank of Texas, North Highland, and Cavanal Hill Investment Management, and Tudor, Holt & Pickering.
About American Energy Society
American Energy Society (AES) is a non-partisan, independent network of more than 495,000 global energy professionals spanning the entire industry. To learn more about AES or to become a member, visit www.energysociety.org.