With more than 24 years of industry experience, John Cadenhead is strategy manager of Unconventional Resources for Schlumberger. Based in Houston, he is responsible for corporate operational and marketing strategy in shale gas and liquids. Cadenhead has held technical and managerial positions in North America, France, Indonesia, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. His career includes experience in operations, engineering, marketing, sales and management. Cadenhead has a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
With 22 years of experience with Schlumberger, Richard Brown is vice president of unconventional resources for Schlumberger in South America. Based in Buenos Aires, Brown is responsible for the deployment of the global unconventional strategy, leading a team of technical experts focusing on Latin American shale plays and providing operational and marketing support to the business units. Brown joined Schlumberger as a wireline field engineer in 1992 and has since held many technical and managerial positions. In 2009 Brown moved to Buenos Aires to manage Schlumberger’s operations in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. He has been involved in the evolution of the Vaca Muerta operations from the beginning.