Terry Palisch, CARBO, has been nominated to serve as the SPE Technical Director Completions effective June 1st, 2018.
Terry Palisch is the global engineering director at Carbo Ceramics in Irving, Texas. He began his career with ARCO, during which he served 4 years in Algeria and 10 years as a senior petroleum engineer in Alaska. Palisch joined Carbo in 2004 and in his current position leads a team of technologists developing and championing new products and services and advising clients on completion and fracture optimization.
He has authored more than 40 SPE papers, is past chairman of the SPE Dallas Section, and is co-chair of the SPE ATCE technical program. Palisch has been awarded the SPE Mid-Continent Region Completions Optimization and Technology Award and the Regional Service Award.
In 2013, he was named one of the Top 15 Best Engineers by the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association, and in 2015 was named the SPE Dallas Section Engineer of the Year. He holds a patent in the US. Palisch has a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
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