MR. DAVID PAGANIE, CHIEF EDITOR, OFFSHORE MAGAZINE, PENNWELL CORPORATION
David Paganie is Chief Editor of Offshore magazine and International Conferences Director of Penn Well’s Offshore Group. He oversees the
Offshore international conferences and all Offshore magazine print and digital editorial content. Prior to joining Penn Well in 2005, Paganie
served as Editor of Offshore Field Development International at ODS-Petrodata (IHS-Petrodata), and as an Analyst at Baker Energy
(Wood Group). He has more than 17 years of experience in the upstream offshore oil and gas industry. Paganie holds a Bachelor of Business
Administration degree with a specialty in fnance from Ohio University.
DR. FRANCISCO GARCÍA-HERNÁNDEZ, MANAGER TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT, DEPLOYMENT RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, PEMEX E&P
Dr. Francisco García-Hernández holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(UNAM) and a Master’s Degree and PhD in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
In 1974 Dr. García began his professional career in the Production Division of the Mexican Petroleum Institute (IMP) and subsequently has held
various positions at Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) such as Well Productivity Manager, Leader of the Cantarell Strategic Project, and Production
Project Manager of the South Region. In 2011 he was appointed Technical Resources Development & Implementation Manager.
Additionally, he has collaborated with the Graduate School of Engineering and the School of Earth Sciences at the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) and
with UNAM’s School of Engineering. He is currently member of the Mexican Engineering Academy, the Mexican Association of Petroleum Engineers and the
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), where he serves on the Board of the SPE Mexico Section.
DR. PEDRO SILVA-LÓPEZ, CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, PEMEX, INVITED
MR. TOM MORONEY, VICE PRESIDENT WELLS & FACILITIES ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES IRD, SHELL PROJECTS & TECHNOLOGY
Tom is currently Vice President for Wells & Facilities Engineering Technologies in Shell’s Innovation, Research, & Development unit within
the RDS Projects and Technology organization. In this capacity he is accountable for all research and development activities across several
global technology platforms: Deepwater, Wells, Arctic, Water Sustainability, Process Separation & IOR/EOR Facilities, and Shell Technology
Norway. Prior to assuming his current role in December 2014, he was Deepwater Technology Deployment & Geosciences Expertise Manager for
Shell Upstream America. Previous to the appointments in technology, he was the Deepwater Wells Surveillance Manager and Well & Reservoir Management
Strategic Lead – with responsibilities for Shell’s production engineering discipline covering assets in the GOM & South America. Tom began his career in
1985 with Shell in California as a reservoir engineer. Over the course of the next 30 years, he has worked in a variety of technical roles and has held a
number of management positions in all of Shell’s major U. S. locations - covering both onshore and offshore operations. He holds a BS with Distinction in
Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University (1985) and a MBA from UCLA Andersen (1999).
MR. MICK KRALY, GENERAL MANAGER OF FACILITIES ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, CHEVRON ENERGY TECHNOLOGY COMPANY
Mick received his Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Wyoming in 1983. He joined Texaco
in 2000 as a project manager based in Caracas, Venezuela, and has held project management positions within his
Chevron career in Venezuela, Russia, Kazakhstan and Nigeria. Prior to joining Chevron, Mick worked for ARCO in various
positions in Alaska, Yemen, Indonesia and Venezuela. Mick was appointed to the position of General Manager, Facilities
Engineering in October 2013. Mick resides in Houston, Texas with his wife Peggy and their twin daughters, Kesha & Masha.
MR. JASON NYE, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT US OFFSHORE, STATOIL
Jason joined Statoil in 2003 and has served as Vice President of Finance and Control in both the International
and North American business units. He was appointed to his current position as Senior Vice President of US
Offshore in 2011. Prior to joining Statoil, Jason worked for over ten years in offshore operations with Unocal
in the US and Asia. He also served as an energy consultant for McKinsey and as Head of Strategy for BG Group.
Jason holds a B.S. degree in geology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an M.S. in geophysics from Stanford
University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.