New SPE Aberdeen Chairman Shankar Bhukya
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has appointed Shankar Bhukya as its new chairman, taking over from Ross Lowdon who has stepped down due to re-location to Houston.
Beginning his career as regional applications engineer at Smith Services in Aberdeen, Mr. Bhukya has more than eight years’ oil and gas industry experience and is currently technical marketing engineer at National Oilwell Varco (NOV) for Europe and Sub-Sahara African region. Mr Bhukya is mechanical engineer by qualification.
Mr. Bhukya said: “SPE Aberdeen is a fantastic, thriving section which I am proud to be part of. After receiving the SPE International President’s Award for Section Excellence for the fifth consecutive year in 2014, I feel extremely privileged to have been selected as chair of the Aberdeen Section.”