Back to Session Matrix

Plenary [61]

PANEL: Mary Esterman (Medanito SA) - Eduardo Barreiro (Consultor)
Present situation and challenges for the development of non convetional areas in OIL/GAS

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 17:00 - 18:00, Dorée (1erPisoPalais Rouge)

El panel abordará una descripción del estado de situación actual, los avances, logros y los desafíos que plantea
su desarrollo y un análisis de la disponibilidad de recursos tecnologicos, humanos y otros factores sociales ligados.

The panel will address a description of the current situation, progress, achievements progress, achievements and the challenges for the development and give an analysis of the availability of technological and  human resources and other related social factors.
"Present situation and challenges for the development of non convetional areas in OIL/GAS"
Mary Esterman:
Mary Esterman is Executive Director of the Medanito Group and VP of Flargent, a related company.
Chemical Engineer, she is graduated from the University of Buenos Aires. She completed postgraduate courses in the area of processing and Treatment of Gas and Oil in the US and in the area of Business Management at the Austral University.
She developed her career in the oil and gas sector, leading engineering and construction projects in Argentina and Latin America.
As a teacher, she participated in the Postgraduate course of Gas at UBA, of the careers of Petroleum Engineering at ITBA and Gas Processing at IAPG.

Eduardo Mario Barreiro:
Degree in Chemistry, specialized in Industrial Chemistry (UBA, 1970). Consultant of local and foreign companies in the areas of gas, oil, fuel and power. Sixteen local and foreign postgraduate courses. One hundred and five papers published in conferences, seminars and technical journals. Speaker at over 150 conferences and seminars. Lecturer of the World Energy Council (WEC) and the SPE Society of Petroleum Engineers. Member of the Technical Committee and moderator of the 18 WEC (World Energy Congress Buenos Aires, October 2001.); WEC 19 (Sydney, Australia, Sept. 2004) and Member of the International Technical Committee of the 20th World Energy Congress (Rome, 11 to 15 November 2007). Member of XXIV World Gas Conference and Jury in the University Competition (5-9 October 2009, Buenos Aires) .Member of the Technical Committee of 21 WEC (Montreal, Canada, 12th September 16, 2010)
Vaca Muerta,  as the  trigger to the return to energy self-sufficiency, generates a projected high demand for professional and experts in the oil and gas industry, that the universities must meet.

The presentation points to the needed "link" between what is learned in college and the work in real life, to think and design better the process for going from the last years of the career towards the corporate work.

In this context, it is to reconcile the skills required by companies in general, whether state or private, with the acquired knowledge, the needs and personal characteristics of the prospective young professionals, so that the resulting relationship should be constructive for both parts.

First analyzes the energy situation in Argentina, displays the results in the United States to show the magnitude of the development. It shows a model of future investments needed in our country and the pillars on which we can support to return to achieve self-sufficiency.

Analyzes the investments in transport and distribution of gas and to analyzes the characteristics of the unconventional gas and oil fields. Analyzes the exploratory and production technologies emphasizing fracking.

Analyzes each one of the alleged problems that brings the fracking (groundwater contamination, earthquakes, the dumping of polluting flow back liquids on the ground).

Back to Session Matrix