Fersheed Mody
Manager, Global Research and Technology, Apache Exploration and Production Technology

Fersheed Mody is the manager of Global Research and Technology at Apache E&P in Houston. He has more than 30 years of diversified research, applied technology and project management experience in drilling and production.

Prior to his current position with Apache Corp., he worked for Shell International E&P and Halliburton. He has been very active in the Society of Petroleum Engineering, having served on committees, chaired workshops and been the invited key note speaker at several international meetings. He was previously the Technical Editor of SPE Drilling and Completions. He has published over 60 technical papers and received 28 patents.

Mody holds a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He has received a number of leadership awards from the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He has served on the board or chaired several professional organizations including; Energy Forum, SPE Technical Committee on Drilling and Completions, Houston Chapter of American Association of Drilling Engineers, and The University of Oklahoma Industry Advisory Board.