Career Insights for the Exploration & Production Industry

Career Insights for the Exploration & Production Industry

Date/Time : 10/30/2014 / 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Location : La Madeleine Country French Cafe

Categories : Develop Pillar,  

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If you are looking for a mentor for career insights specifically in the Exploration and Production (E&P) industry, please join us for a breakfast session on Thursday October 30, 2014, 7 AM to 9 AM at La Madeleine Country French Café, 10001 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77042

 Over breakfast, Sunil Pangarkar will walk you through a discussion on:

1) What the industry has to offer
2) What companies in the E&P industry are looking for
3) How to demonstrate value through results that match the company needs
4) How to determine what you want
5) How other people in the industry have made their career decisions

Are you thinking about these questions? If yes, this session is for you. We have limited seats available on a first-come first-served basis. Please register here.

The format of the session will be discussions and questions/answers with the Career Insights Mentor.  It will offer an opportunity for direct personal interaction.  The conversation will be facilitated by Puneet Agarwal.

About the Mentor


Sunil Pangarkar

Vice President, Operations and Co-Founder, Prospector Offshore Drilling

Prior to starting the Company, Mr. Pangarkar served as Vice President of Operations in Premium Drilling, Inc. in the period 2005 to 2009. During this period, Mr. Pangarkar directed the operations of 13 rigs, working for more than 30 high-profile international exploration and production companies. Before joining Premium Drilling, Mr. Pangarkar served as General Manager of Schlumberger Drilling Services where he was accountable for the success of business in eight countries for 37 drilling rigs.

Mr. Pangarkar is a mechanical engineering graduate of M.S. University Baroda and holds a MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Pangarkar is a Director of the International Association of Drilling Contractors and a trustee of IITAGH.

About the Facilitator

Puneet Agarwal 

Associate, Stress Engineering Services

Puneet has been working in the upstream group of Stress Engineering Services since 2008. Puneet’s focus is on solving challenging engineering problems using his background in mechanics and statistics. He has helped deepwater drilling operations by converting the measured vibrations data into useful and actionable information. He has published many technical papers.

Puneet is a civil engineering graduate of IIT Kanpur and has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Puneet is a member of the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference. He has been invited by the US Government to review major projects.