Presentation Title: Standardization to Facilitate Technology Development
Vice President Drilling & Completions
David Payne is Vice President of Drilling and Completions for Chevron. He assumed the position in May 2006 and is based in Houston, Texas. He began his career with Getty Oil Company in Santa Maria, California in 1981. Prior to his current position he was the Drilling Manager in Bangkok, Thailand. He has held various engineering and management positions in California, Trinidad and Tobago, Louisiana, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.
Mr. Payne graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1981 with a Bachelors of Science in petroleum and natural gas engineering.
Mr. Payne is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has served in various roles for local chapters including section chairman in Santa Maria, California. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Houston Food Bank.