Prof David Roland Davies

  • 2012-13: Member of Subsurface Reinjection subgroup of the Brent Decommissioning Independent Review Group
  • 2010-present: Professor, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 1996-10: Senior Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 1994-96: Consultant to Drilling and Well Technology Department.  Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1990-93: Deputy Head Drilling and Well Technology Department,  Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1984-96: Lead Well Acidising & Hydraulic Fracturing research, Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1988-90: Lead Rock Mechanics research for Drilling & Production, Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1987-90: Lead Well Inflow & Production Performance modelling,  Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1984: Acting Head Drilling Operation Engineer, Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Brunei, Borneo.
  • 1981-84: Senior Drilling Operation Engineer, Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), Brunei, Borneo.
  • 1979-81: Lead Drilling Fluid & Cementing research, Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1976-81: Lead Sand control research, Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk, Holland
  • 1971-75: Plant Production Chemical Engineering support, Shell Chemicals UK, Cheshire, UK.
  • 1971-72: Head of Analytical Development for Process Control Shell Chemicals UK, Cheshire, UK.

Awards and achievements

  • 2012: Society of Petroleum Engineers Ferguson Certificate.
  • 2000: Outstanding Technical Editor for the Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • 1995: Society of Petroleum Engineers Distinguished Lecturer.
  • 1993: Best Technical Paper, SPE Production and Facilities Journal.

Editorial Boards

  • 1986-08: SPE Journal of Production Engineering.
  • 1990–93: Review Chairman, SPE Journal of Petroleum Engineering.

Scientific Committees

  • 2012: SPE Applied Technology Workshop on "Intelligent Completions" in Brazil & Indonesia
  • 1989–10: SPE Forum on "Real Time Operations (2010 & 2007), Smart Fields (2001) & Smart Wells (2000), Water Control, Handling and Disposal (1995), HTHP Completions (1994), Hydraulic Fracturing (1992), Operational Impact of Production Chemistry (1991), New Developments in Stimulation (1990), Rock Mechanics and Drilling (1989), etc.
  • 2009: SPE Offshore Europe Conference, Aberdeen.
  • 2004–08: SPE Europec / EAGE Annual Conference in Madrid (2005), Vienna (2006), London (2007) & Rome (2008).
  • 2008: Invited keynote speaker, Statoil’s Annual Research Summit.
  • 2008: Invited keynote speaker, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research’s "Modern Gas Field Development Symposium".
  • 1996–07: Chaired and keynote speaker at conferences on Flow Assurance, New Developments in Artificial Lift, , Real-Time Field Management, Smart Wells & Fields, etc.
  • 1993-95: SPE Western Hemisphere Forum Implementation Committee

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