Small Louisiana Oil and Gas Service Companies - Where And How Do We Fit In Chevron’s New Global Business Models


The Lafayette International Center is pleased to invite you to a luncheon presenting guest speaker Mr. J. David Payne, VP, Global Drilling and Completions, Chevron Corporation. Mr. Payne will discuss the new business models being implemented by the major companies in the industry using Chevron’s current global business operation model to inform small Louisiana service companies how to navigate through the vetting process to pitch their products and services.


David Payne, Vice President, Drilling & Completions David Payne is Vice President of Drilling and Completions for Chevron. He assumed the position in May 2006 and is based in Houston, Texas. He began his career with Getty Oil Company in Santa Maria, California in 1981. Prior to his current position, he was the Drilling Manager in Bangkok, Thailand. He has held various engineering and management positions in California, Trinidad and Tobago, Louisiana, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. Mr. Payne graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum and natural gas engineering. Mr. Payne is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and has served in various roles for local chapters including section chairman in Santa Maria, California. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Houston Food Bank.


August 30, 2017 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM (CST)


Lafayette Petroleum Club 111 Heymann Boulevard Lafayette, Louisiana


$30* per person - Tables of 8 are available at $200 (a $40 savings) Register online at Contact us at 337-291-5474 or * Reservations are required. Registration fees cannot be refunded but can be transferred.

Organized by:

Lafayette International Center

Louisiana Economic Development

Louisiana Oil & Gas Association

One Acadiana

With the Support of:

Boysenblue/Celtec International Inc


Lafayette Economic Development Authority

America's Small Business Development Center Louisiana



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