James R. Gilman has more than 30 years of experience in the petroleum industry. He is currently Director of Engineering at iReservoir.com, where he is involved in providing integrated reservoir characterization and modeling services to the petroleum industry. Gilman’s expertise includes specialization in application and development of reservoir simulators. He was at Marathon Oil Company’s Technology Center for more than 22 years, where he was a co-developer of a three-phase naturally fractured reservoir simulator and later managed the Reservoir and Well Performance Department. Gilman holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Montana State University and an MS degree in chemical and petroleum refining engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Cetin (Chet) Ozgen is one of the founders of Nitec LLC, an international oil and gas reservoir engineering consulting firm located in Denver. Since 1995, he has performed or managed more than 75 reservoir studies and has been the lead developer of Nitec’s reservoir characterization and simulation software. Previously, Ozgen served as the vice president in charge of reservoir simulation products at Scientific Software–Intercomp. He started his career at Sohio Petroleum Company (now BP). Ozgen holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MS degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University.