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PESA QLD: AGM & Technical Luncheon, 19th November – Samir Marzouk

Thursday, 19 November, 2020 @ 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm (Australia/Brisbane time)

Free – $95.00

Guest Speaker(s): Samir Marzouk

Samir is the Geoscience Technical Advisor for Halliburton Australasia and is responsible for developing a new business opportunities in conventional and unconventional market by provide a new Geoscience workflows using Halliburton technology. Samir has held a wide array of senior roles within the oil and gas industry both within Australia and Internationally.

Samir’s professional experience 25 years with companies such as Shell, Halliburton, Woodside and Chevron.

This month, PESA QLD is happy to welcome Samir Marzouk from Halliburton to present a technical luncheon entitled “Facies Analysis with unbiased interpretation.”

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the PESA QLD Branch will be hosted prior to the commencement of the November Technical Lunch. A separate notice with details for the Technical Lunch will be circulated shortly.

Members are encouraged to attend the AGM to have their say with the PESA QLD committee. There is no cost to attend the AGM, however those who are interested to attend but not partake in lunch are encouraged to register their seat by signing up for a “talk only” ticket in the options below. This helps us gauge numbers and provide appropriate seating arrangements.

The Technical Lunch will be held at the Brisbane Hilton Hotel, in the Victoria Room with access from the Hilton Main Foyer on level 6.
For detailed directions, see explanation below.

Please note the Early Bird ticket pricing cutoff times described below.

Presentation: Facies Analysis with unbiased interpretation
Venue: Hilton Hotel Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Victoria Room, Access from Level 6.
(Detailed directions below)
Date & Time: Thursday, 19th November 2020,    12:15 pm


Presentation Abstract:

Facies Analysis with unbiased interpretation

How can  you speed up the process and obtain consistent, unbiased lithological prediction across your enterprise with help of a supervised machine learning (ML) technique predicts lithology from wireline responses according to a trained algorithm that runs hundreds of interpretations.


Tickets for the Technical Luncheon can be purchased below.

Please be advised of the early bird cutoff date.
Early bird pricing will remain available up until Wednesday 11th of November, 5:00 PM after which, standard pricing will come into effect.

Early Bird Ticket Price Standard Ticket Price
PESA Members – $55
Non-Members – $75
Student / Retired Members – $30
PESA Members – $75
Non-Members – $95
Student / Retired Members – $30

Registrants may elect to book a ‘Talk Only’ ticket below.  Chairs will be made available at the back of the room for members wishing to attend the presentation.
Talk Only tickets are free of charge, however, no refreshments or lunch is included.


The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the PESA QLD Branch will be hosted prior to the commencement of the November Technical Lunch.

Members are encouraged to attend the AGM to have their say with the PESA QLD committee.

PESA QLD are always interested to have active involvement from our membership… and what better way than to take up a position on the PESA QLD Committee!  Interested members who are keen to become a committee member are encouraged to lodge a nomination form (see link below).  Any member is invited to nominate for any of the available roles detailed on the Nomination form.  Any questions, please email

Please find below the Requisite AGM governance documents for distribution to members ahead of the AGM:
Agenda AGM 2020
Proxy Form
Minutes of 2019 AGM
Nomination form
2019 President’s Report



This event will be hosted at our usual venue in compliance with the Brisbane Hilton COVID Safe Plan.

Measures that we will be taking on the day to ensure your safety :

•    Please adhere to social distancing rules (1.5m apart) at all times.
•    On arrival at the Victoria Room you will be asked to check-in using a QR scan code. You can do this using your mobile phone. If you do not have a QR code compatible mobile phone, a PESA Qld Committee Member will check-in on your behalf.
•    No stand up or mingling before the event. Please proceed directly to a table and be seated. Welcome drinks will be served and consumed seated at the table.
•    Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the room and in the centre of each table.
•    Numbers will be limited to one person per 4 square meters with a maximum of 6 people per table.
•    There will be adequate distancing between tables.
•    Seating will be provided for talk only guests at the back of the room and will be adequately spaced to comply with social distancing rules.
•    Please do not leave your table unless attending the bathroom.
•    On completion of the event please check-out and leave the venue in a timely manner.

For the safety of all attendees and Hilton Hotel guests, PESA Queensland ask that you do not attend this event if:
-in the last fourteen days you have been unwell or have been in contact with a known or suspected case of COVID-19
-in the last fourteen days you have travelled to and returned from interstate or overseas

If you are showing signs of being unwell, having any respiratory symptoms (even mild) or showing signs of fever, you will be requested to return home and seek medical attention.


Brisbane Hilton Victoria Room can be accessed by two means.  Detailed directions are below:
1) Entry from Queen Street Mall
Enter the lifts located just to the left of Mick O’Malley’s Irish Pub, and take the lifts to Level 6.  Once you exit the lifts, the Victoria Room is immediately to the left.
2) Entry from Elizabeth Street
Enter the foyer located on 190 Elizabeth Street, and take the lifts to level 6 (Main Foyer).  The Victoria Room is located in the back of the main foyer towards the right as you walk past Vintaged Restaurant.



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Thursday, 19 November, 2020
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
(Australia/Brisbane time)
Free – $95.00
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    Hilton Brisbane City
    190 Elizabeth Street
    Brisbane QLD, Brisbane 4000 Australia
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