Jeff Garoon – FlowCommand

Digital technology has taken the world by storm—and now it’s improving efficiencies in the oilfield. Your company has machinery and drilling equipment all over the world, some located eight miles underground or in places so remote that cell service and Internet aren’t available. FlowCommand provides real time data and performance reports no matter WHERE your […]

Greg Powers – Halliburton

You’re drilling four miles below the earth’s surface and something down there breaks. What do you do? Greg Powers wants you to have the answer before you ask the question. As Vice President of Global Innovation, Powers seeks technology that could help his company, even if the technology is not meant for the oil and […]

Trevor Best – Syzygy Plasmonics

Incredible game changing innovation! Syzygy has cracked the code to create a totally new process that cuts the cost and emissions of commodity chemical production. This photocatalytic process uses light with aluminum, glass and plastic to create common chemicals and fuels—even hydrogen—onsite, at reduced cost and with fewer emissions in the process. It’s a game […]

John Lovell – MicroSilicon

Another incredible IoT product—Real time chemical analysis at the well head! John Lovell explains how award-winning startup MicroSilicon is miniaturizing chemical lab equipment to analyze chemical operations at the oilfield wellhead. More game-changing technology from the Houston Innovation Ecosystem! John Lovell is VP Technology & Strategy at MicroSilicon Inc., a spin-off of Rice University. The […]

Ben Jawdat – Revterra

Remember what digital did for music? These guys want to do the same for energy storage. Think outside the battery! Revterra is developing a zero friction flywheel energy storage system using high temperature superconductors. Sound like the future? It is! Ben Jawdat, physicist, is Founder and CEO of Revterra, a startup energy company developing a […]

Lori-Lee Elliott – Future Sight AR

Even in a world of instant information, we still find ourselves with questions in inconvenient locations. On a worksite, that can be dangerous. Future Sight AR uses augmented realty to improve construction practices. On your smartphone! Lori-Lee Elliott believes her software can replace paper and pen with a smartphone or smart glasses, while improving training, […]

Barbara Burger – Chevron Technology Ventures

Seeking out and tracking game changers could be a challenge; or it could be a powerful competitive edge. Barbara Burger pursues breakthrough technologies ripe for investment, to ensure the strength of Chevron’s future technology choices. As President of Chevron Technology Ventures, she has her thumb on the pulse of innovation in and around the energy […]