250 episodes

Oil and Gas Upstream explores what is happening in the upstream oil and gas industry. Host Elena Melchert brings value, unity, and information to the energy industry one conversation at a time. Guests of this show bring stories from various sectors of the industry.

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    • 4.8 • 104 Ratings

Oil and Gas Upstream explores what is happening in the upstream oil and gas industry. Host Elena Melchert brings value, unity, and information to the energy industry one conversation at a time. Guests of this show bring stories from various sectors of the industry.

    Dr. Nathan Meehan, Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M | Ep 255

    Dr. Nathan Meehan, Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M | Ep 255

    In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Dr. Nathan Meehan, Professor at the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. His research includes energy transition issues, unconventional resources, and hydraulic fracturing. He holds a BSc from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MSc from the University of Oklahoma, and a PhD […]

    • 50 min
    From upstream produced water producer to commercial produced water management | Ep 254

    From upstream produced water producer to commercial produced water management | Ep 254

    In this episode, host, Elena Melchert interviews John Durand, John Durand, Vice Chairman and Chief Sustainability Officer, XRI Water. From a time when oil and gas operations depended on freshwater -especially for hydraulic fracturing to a time now when no freshwater is needed. From disposal of brackish water to treatment and reuse of produced water […]

    • 31 min
    Update on Orphaned Wells with Susan Nash of AAPG | Ep 253

    Update on Orphaned Wells with Susan Nash of AAPG | Ep 253

    Elena talks with Dr. Susan Nash at the 2024 NAPE Summit about the latest on the Department of the Interior’s work with the States regarding orphaned wells. NAPE hosted a panel dedicated to discussion on orphaned wells, and Dr. Nash, a panelist, shared insights. NAPE Summit https://napeexpo.com/summit TGS https://www.tgs.com/ Department of the Interior Orphaned Wells […]

    • 25 min
    Lonnie Smith, co-founder of Turnco | Ep 252

    Lonnie Smith, co-founder of Turnco | Ep 252

    Elena talks with Lonnie Smith, Co-Founder of Turnco and creator of the B.R.I.T.E and D90 processes. Lonnie and Turnco are leading technical authorities in solving BHA (Bottom Hole Assembly) data analytics challenges for operators and drilling contractors alike. Lonnie has 25 years of experience in bottom-hole assembly applications, and holds an Executive Education Certificate in […]

    • 33 min
    Matt Kleiman, Co-Founder and CEO of Cumulus Digital Systems | Ep 251

    Matt Kleiman, Co-Founder and CEO of Cumulus Digital Systems | Ep 251

    In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Matt Kleiman, Co-Founder and CEO of Cumulus Digital Systems. Cumulus is digitizing quality assurance in industrial maintenance and construction. Matt has a B.A. degree from Rutgers and a J.D degree from Duke Law School. After working in aerospace, he began working in oil and gas improving Blow-Out […]

    • 29 min
    Carl Neuhaus, TGS VP Onshore | Ep 250

    Carl Neuhaus, TGS VP Onshore | Ep 250

    In this episode, host, Elena Melchert, talks with Carl Neuhaus, VP Onshore, TGS, who discusses TGS’ role in making subsurface data, especially 3D seismic data, available to the industry. Also, discusses data architecture and its role in big data, data analytics, and AI. How many zeros are there in a petabyte? This episode was recorded […]

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
104 Ratings

104 Ratings

Trevor Oldham ,

Awesome podcast!

Elena is a great host!

Kassem_Ok ,

Great Podcast

It is always listening to this podcast. Elena is a great and well knowledgeable host. Keep it up!

Tha1ForLyfe ,

Excellent, Informative Show

I have only listened to a couple episodes but I’m low key hooked. Justin does a great job with the guests and you can feel his passion for the O&G industry. I’m not an O&G by any means, but I am curious now thanks to this podcast!! Keep spreading the word Justin!

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