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Information and Knowledge Management within the E&P Sector, Evolutionary Change in the Landscape of the Oil & Gas Industry
Presented by Don Westacott
Chief Advisor, Global Unconventional Reservoirs for Halliburton
Thursday, August 21, 2014
11:45 am - 1:30 p.m.
Lawrence Street Center
Terrace Room (second floor)
1380 Lawrence St.
Denver, CO 80202
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Westacott is the Chief Advisor, Global Unconventional Reservoirs for
Halliburton. Don has pursued a lifelong interest in science and engineering
beginning as a youth in western Canada. Don continued this interest and
graduated from the University of Alberta receiving a Bachelor Science in
Electrical Engineering. During the last 35 years he has worked in E & P
industry in Canada, the United States, Europe, the Middle East and the Far
East. Don’s unconventional reservoir
analysis work began in the early 1980’s when he worked for Canadian Hunter
Exploration. Don worked for the legendary oil and gas finder John Allen Masters
and with his mentoring developed the fundamental skills of oil and gas
exploration that he would apply through his continued career. Don developed
reservoir characterization expertise while working for Apache Corporation,
Carigali-Hess Malaysia, ResTech Houston and Newfield Exploration. His technical
area of interest lead to publications of nuclear magnetic resonance applied to
reservoir characterization. Don Westacott strongly considers training and
technology transfer as an important part of his role within the E&P
industry. Recently Don accepted a role as guest lecturer at the Colorado School
of Mines providing instruction to a new generation of petroleum engineering
students. Don was honored to be the Distinguish Speaker at the Harvard
University Energy Panel Arab Conference. Don is married, and he and his wife
Marilyn enjoy the success of their sons Matthew and Andrew.