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Patrick J. Quinlan

Patrick currently leads Capgemini Oil and Gas Centre of Excellence (CoE). This global team is focused on developing thought leadership, industry points of view, and value delivery for the Oil and Gas sector. One of its key mandates is to develop and introduce new industry offerings and expand our business in new territories – most recently he has focused on high growth markets in China, India and South America.
He has 30 years of oil and gas experience and has worked in over 40 countries for numerous oil and gas clients.

Patrick has led a two ground breaking study of “integrated operations”; this thought leadership study gauged the readiness of major upstream operators with respect to the deployment of leading ‘Digital Oil - Smart Operating’ practices and identified leading practices related to the evolution of this truly transformative shift in how the upstream business is being conducted.
Patrick is a performance transformation specialist and is the original designer and developer of our portfolio of proprietary global oil and gas industry benchmarking services centered in Calgary. In addition, he is the original developer of a comprehensive methodology for deploying strategic sourcing in the energy sector - Team Based Buying. In this capacity,
Patrick was a Partner with Ernst & Young for ten years prior to the sale of its consulting business in May 2000 to Capgemini. He began his career with Ernst & Young with its predecessor firm Woods Gordon in 1986 advancing through various promotions culminating in his admission to the Partnership in July 1990.
Prior to joining Capgemini (Ernst & Young) in 1986, Mr. Quinlan was employed by Dome Petroleum (now BP) in a number of production and development engineering positions. His final position with Dome was as a project manager in the exploitation department where he was responsible for development of major oil and gas properties.
Patrick is currently a Director and Chairman of the Audit and Governance Committees at Questerre Energy, an independent energy company focused on shale gas in North America.

All Video Presentations from Patrick J. Quinlan

Enabling transformation
Improving use of collaborative technologies for oil and gas
Tuesday, February 16, 2010


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