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Date(s) - 08/18/20
11:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Peter Bastian :: Keeping Up With The Tech Revolution: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Coding

Peter will discuss his experiences as a self-taught coder over the last 35+ years of the tech revolution, and discuss examples of data analytics/data science as used in the oil and gas industry, and with public COVID-19 datasets.

Peter Bastian is a career reservoir engineer with over 35 years of oil and gas industry experience, and is currently President of Mosaic Petroleum Analytics LLC, where he is focused on the development of workflows and evaluation methodologies to support MPA’s initiatives.

Since 2001, Mr. Bastian has worked for several companies focused on developing unconventional assets such as the Horseshoe Canyon CBM play in Alberta and the Montney in NE BC.

Prior to this, Mr. Bastian was a reservoir engineering consultant and manager for Schlumberger’s Data and Consulting Services, and at S. A. Holditch and Associates, Inc., where his duties included development of Holditch’s reservoir simulation software.

Mr. Bastian is also a Professor of Engineering Practice in the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, where he teaches the Capstone Design course and Reservoir Simulation and hosts a Petroleum Engineering Excel Users Group.