Creating Your Energy Future

When:  Apr 11, 2024 from 02:30 PM to 05:00 PM (ET)

About the presentation

Energy and our industry are critical to the future. Terry will review the importance of energy, and how the engineers and scientists in our industry are uniquely positioned to solve the challenge of providing humanity with the affordable, reliable, secure and sustainable energy they need to thrive. He will go on to discuss the theme of his SPE Presidency – Creating Our Energy Future – in which he reviews the importance of SPE membership to our members’ professional development. Ample time will be set aside for Q&A.

The presentation is in-person only, and will be followed by a networking reception.

About the speaker

Terry Palisch is the vice president of technology and engineering at CARBO Ceramics in Richardson, Texas, and the 2024 SPE President. He began his career with ARCO in Alaska and Algeria, joining CARBO in 2004 where he currently leads the Research and Development team. Palisch has been an active SPE member for over 40 years, serving in various roles, including past chairman of the SPE Dallas Section, past chair of the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) technical program and former SPE Completions Technical Director. He is an SPE Distinguished Member and has received multiple SPE regional and international awards including Distinguished Service. He has coauthored more than 50 SPE technical papers and holds several patents. Palisch holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from University of Missouri Rolla (now the Missouri University of Science and Technology) where he was recently recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus.


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