Phil Rae has been involved in the oil industry for thirty-five years, the majority of which have been with major international service companies. He has wide-ranging theoretical and practical knowledge of oilfield operations, as well as specialist knowledge in the disciplines of cementing, acidising and hydraulic fracturing. In addition to authoring some 40 SPE papers, Phil is co-author of "The Energy Imperative" a critically-acclaimed book on the energy industry. He has also written numerous technical papers and articles for various oil and gas industry publications. Phil has been involved in the development of several key completion and stimulation technologies and holds >20 patents in these areas. Phil has been a participant and served as a committee member or co-chair on several SPE Forums, Advanced Technology Workshops and Technical Conferences.
Summary of his professional achievement:
He received the SPE Regional Service Award and the Technical Award for Drilling and Completions in 2005 and 2006, respectively.