Manager, Technology ConocoPhillips
32 years’ experience in reservoir engineering, enhanced oil recovery and field development. Technical and managerial roles held internationally in both research and operations. Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Honors) & Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering – both from University of New South Wales, Australia. John L. Hand is the Manager, Technology for ConocoPhillips responsible for the development, qualification and adoption of new technologies across the company globally. John’s career has been divided equally between both corporate Technology Centers and the operational business units. John began his career with Atlantic Richfield Company at the Plano Research Center, Texas focusing on enhanced oil recovery. Several roles followed in Alaska, spending more than nine years in various technical and managerial positions associated with field development for the Prudhoe Bay, Point McIntyre and Kuparuk fields. John then held a number of managerial positions in the Technology organization in Houston. Prior to his current role, John was Manager, Subsurface in Norway, responsible for subsurface and production activities associated with ConocoPhillips’ Norwegian operated assets. John currently sits on the Boards of Foro Energy, BiSN and Raptor Data.