Business Breakfast Series SIG:
AER’s Transformation to the Integrated Decision Approach
Date: Thursday, February 22
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club (329 5 Ave SW)
Time: 7:30-9:30 am
Speaker: Mark Taylor, Executive Vice President Operations Division, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER)
Cost: $40 SPE Members, $50 Non-members
20% volume discount: $128 per 4 Lectures Members
$160 per 4 Lectures Non-Members
SPE Calgary Innovates and Launches a New Special Interest Group!
Based on success from our latest business breakfast series, the SPE Calgary Section has created a Business Breakfast Series Special Interest Group. This Special Interest Group is created to provide commercial and business-themed professional development during breakfast hours to target managers and other E&P professionals. Topics are chosen based on their business relevance and overall attendance is limited to 50 attendees to promote quality discussion. Our upcoming Topic will be “Transformation and Re-positioning for Success”. All events are from 7:30-09:30 am and are held at the Calgary Petroleum Club.
Theme: Transformation and Re-positioning for Success
Date: 22 March 2018
Speaker: Caralyn Bennett, Chief Strategy Officer, GLJ Petroleum Consultants
Speaker: Wayne Sim, Chief Executive Officer, 3esi-Enersight
Topic: “3esi-Enersight & GLJ: A Partnership to Adapt and Lead in the Future of Reserves Evaluation, Data Analytics, and Management Solutions”
Theme: Scientific Research and Experimental Development
Date: 26 April 2018
Speaker: Gary Wilton, P.Eng., Partner KPMG Canada, SRED Practice, KPMG
Topic: “Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SRED) Incentive Program and how it adds value to your organization”
Mark Taylor has 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and is executive vice president of the Operations Division at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). Prior to this Mr. Taylor was senior vice president of Climate Policy Assurance/Closure & Liability.
Mr. Taylor graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in field and office roles for various companies throughout his career. Those companies include Amoco/BP, Alberta Energy Company (AEC)/Encana, Sinopec Daylight, and Mosaic Energy. Over the past 20 years,Mr. Taylor has led teams responsible for developing unconventional oil and gas assets in western Canada. These assets include the Horseshoe Canyon coalbed methane, Horn River shale, Montney gas, and Cardium oil.
Mr. Taylor has served on the board of directors for the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources and as the chair of both the stakeholder engagement committee and the regulatory committee with this organization. Mark has been engaged firsthand with stakeholders in developing strategies that allow for the appropriate and continued development of western Canada’s resource plays.
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