Future Oil & Gas

1-2 Dec 2020

Russell Herbert

Position: Oil & Gas Industry Principal, OSIsoft

Russell is OSIsoft's Oil & Gas Industry Principal in EMEA. Russell brings extensive Industry experience and subject matter expertise following his time working at Tullow Oil, BG Group and Schlumberger.

At Tullow Oil Russell managed a wide range of transformational programmes for their development projects and operations across Africa and the North Sea including their two deepwater FPSO’s in Ghana.  

At Schlumberger Russell worked on a variety of information management and reservoir engineering programmes including the INTERSECT next generation reservoir simulation project.

At OSIsoft Russell works closely with the EMEA Oil & Gas industry to help them successfully transform their operations around the use of real-time operational data.   A lot of this work involves best practice discussions, providing industry insight and running strategic workshops on how real-time technology, like OSIsoft’s PI System, can significantly improve operations whilst also enabling important emerging technology trends such as Digital Twin, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Integrated Operations.   Recent engagements have included projects with Shell, BP, Total, Saudi Aramco, ADNOC, ENI and Repsol.

In the few years last year Russell has spoken at ADIPEC, The Energy Digitisation Summit, Data Driven Production North Sea, Geoscience 2018, OPEX Mena, IIoT and Digital Solutions for Oil & Gas, Petrotech India and the SPE ‘Fueling the New Industrial Revolution’ Data Management Workshop.