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Season and Board of Directors for 2010-2011

The 2010-2011 Season

Speaker/Event Date

John Browne: The Fall and Rise of a Corporate Superstar


Special Event: John Brrown, ex CEO, BP, Edinburgh International Book Festival

Saturday, 14 August 2010, 5 p.m., Edinburgh International Book Festival, 5 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

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2010 Scottish Oil Club Golf Outing


Golf Outing 2010, Crieff Golf Club

Thursday, 19 August 2010, 10:30 a.m., Crieff Golf Club, Ferntower, Perth Road, Crieff, PH7 3LR

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Powering the Planet


Special Debate Event: Powering The Planet, TBD, Edinburgh International Book Festival

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 5:30 p.m., Edinburgh International Book Festival, 5 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR

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U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities


Dana Linnet, Principal Officer, US Consulate General, Edinburgh, United States Consulate, Department of State

Thursday, 07 October 2010, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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The Costs of Renewable Energy and How Oil Industry Experience Can Help to Reduce Them


John Aldersey-Williams, Director (SeaEnergy PLC) and Management Consultant, SeaEnergy PLC, Redfield Consulting

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Thursday, 11 November 2010, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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Iman Hill, Senior Vice President Developments and Operations, BG Group

Thursday, 09 December 2010, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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Ben Holt, Vice President, Downstream Consulting, Wood Mackenzie

Thursday, 20 January 2011, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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Friday, 11 February 2011, 6:30 p.m., Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, 2 Festival Square, Edinburgh, EH3 9SR

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The Hockey Stick


Andrew Montford, Author and Climate Science Commentator, Bishop Hill

Thursday, 17 February 2011, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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BP's Business in Iraq


David Campbell, Chief Operating Officer, Iraq, BP

Thursday, 17 March 2011, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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West of Shetland and other Total North Sea Operations


Patrice de Vivies, Senior VP Northern Europe, Total

Thursday, 21 April 2011, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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Rediscovering the North Sea


Tim Davies, Exploration Manager, Premier Oil Plc

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 6 p.m., Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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Board of Directors for 2010-2011

2010-2011 Season

Jason Kenney http://www.santandergbm.com/?len...
Santander GBM (Santander Global Banking and Markets), President

Past President, currrently Board Member of Scottish Oil Club, and head of Oil/Gas Equity Research at Santander GBM.
Adrian Todd https://pureapps2.hw.ac.uk/porta...
Heriot-Watt University, Institute of Petroleum Eng, Executive Vice President

1969: Graduated BTech and PhD in in Chemical Engineering from Loughboriugh University.PhD on the topic of the strength of powders. 1969-1972: Research Scientist, Shell Research. October 1972: Joined Heriot-Watt University as lecturer in Chemical engineering. September 1975: One of the founding member of the Department of Petroleum Engineering. MSc and Short course teaching module on Reservoir Engineering. 1979: Started research in PVT re. CO2 EOR, funded by UK Dept. of Energy, 1st grant of their Advisory Committee on Enhanced Oil Recovery. 1979: Started research on Formation Damage re. Water Injection, funded by SERC Marine Technolgy. 1980: Started Oilfield scale research funded by SERC. Early 1980's initiated the concept of joint industry research projects which was somewhat novel at the time. 1986: With Prof. Ali Danesh started research in gas hydrates. All except one of these research themes have maintained continuous industry support up to the present time in the context of the current technical challenge
Tom Morris http://www.cairnenergy.com
Cairn Energy, Executive Vice President

Andrew Slessor http://www.woodmacresearch.com
Wood Mackenzie, Honorary Secretary and Treasurer

Andy joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and works in the Sales and Account Management team, focusing on the financial and professional services sector.
Paul Binns
Member, Director

Paul worked for the British Geological Survey’s marine unit in Edinburgh before joining Shell’s Geophysical Research group in The Hague. He subsequently worked in technical and managerial roles in Shell’s operating units in the Middle East and Africa, and in business functions in The Hague. He now teaches externally at the Shell Open University and at Heriot Watt University, as well as undertaking other work. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society.
Nigel Bradburn http://www.nigelbradburn.com
Nigel Bradburn Search, Director

Nigel Bradburn is Managing Partner of NBS Ltd, an Executive Search firm providing strategic hiring services to a range of operator and service company clients spanning the energy sector. Resident in Aberdeen for the last 15 years, he previously worked for the American oil companies Amerada Hess and Marathon Oil before moving into the Executive Search arena. He has been a member of the Scottish Oil Club for a number of years and joined the Board in 2010.
James Cowlrick http://corp.bankofamerica.com/pu...
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Director
Jon Fitzpatrick http://www.cenkos.com
CENKOS Securities, Director

Robert Gatliff http://www.bgs.ac.uk
BGS, Director

Georgina Kladis http://www.enresol.com
ENRESOL, Director

Robert McQuillin
Honorary Member, Director

Robert graduated from Durham University in Physics and Geology and obtained an M.Sc. From London University. Following graduation he joined the British Geological Survey in London. He moved to Edinburgh in 1973 as manager of the Survey. Following BGS, He became Chief Geophysicist of BNOC/Britoil. Robert is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Deceased 5 December 2018.
John Naismith http://www.petroceltic.ie/
Melrose Resources, Director

John holds an MSc in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering from Imperial College London. He has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry gained with Shell, Enterprise Oil, Canadian Natural Resources and Melrose, as well as in consultancy. His experience includes reservoir engineering, integrated subsurface studies, asset management, commercial and operations.
Stephen Sheal http://www.fwbparkbrown.com/
Park Brown International, Director

Stephen Trombala http://www.shepwedd.com/
Shepherd + Wedderburn, Director

Stephen primarily focuses on the upstream oil and gas and ICT industries. He has extensive equity capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity experience and advises both funders and corporates. Recent work includes acting for a number of independent E&P companies across a range of matters, including capital raisings, portfolio rationalisations and takeover transactions. He is recognised as a leading practitioner in Chambers, which describes him as "a talented, hard and fast worker with terrific public company expertise".
John Waterlow
Member, Director

After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1970 with an honours degree in Fuel Technology and Chemical Engineering, John began his career in the oil industry with Shell-Mex and BP Ltd. This in turn led to a variety of corporate, marketing and supply roles in the UK and international arms of BP’s refining and marketing business. John left BP in 1993 and spent the next two years at the Energy Directorate of the European Commission in Brussels before moving to energy consultants Wood Mackenzie in 1995. Here he specialised in studies of corporate and market developments in the downstream oil sector, including taking responsibility for Wood Mackenzie’s downstream oil research publications. He was also closely involved in developing Wood Mackenzie’s expertise in analysis of the global oil market and was responsible for a wide range of oil and gas consultancy projects, advising oil majors, utility companies and government bodies. John retired from full time employment in 2009.
Paul Young www.mcleansearch.co.uk
The McLean Partnership, Director

Paul is a Partner in The McLean Partnership, an executive search, interim management, and management consultancy firm. Paul is responsible for the energy and investment sectors, advising both corporate and government clients on strategic executive level hiring solutions. Recent work within the energy sector includes: advising an oil services client on their global expansion plans and the recruitment of a CEO, and advising a government client to ensure they are operationally ready for potential large scale hydrocarbon development and recruiting an Oil Advisor to provide ongoing support to the government.
Robert Schneider http://www.rmschneider.com
RMSchneider Limited, Executive Secretary (Contracted)

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