Susan Howes, PE, PHR
Mrs. Howes teaches the following courses:
- Basics of the Petroleum Industry
- Basic Petroleum Engineering for Non-Engineers
- Introduction to Risk and Uncertainty Management
Susan has coauthored several papers and articles on the topics of uncertainty management, risk management, and talent management for SPE conferences and publications. She is past chair of the SPE Soft Skills Committee, previously served as SPE Regional Director for Gulf Coast North America, is a recipient of the SPE DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal and serves on the US Advisory Council. In 2018, she was selected as an SPE Honorary Member in 2018. Howes holds a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas.
As of January 2023, Susan has taken on the role of President for SCA after serving in the Vice President of Engineering role since 2016. Susan is responsible for maintaining the highest technical quality standards for SCA’s recruitment, consultancy and training services. Additionally, she participates in the direction, administration, and coordination of SCA’s operations, manages technical projects, and serves as the company’s primary liaison to the engineering community through her continued involvement in the SPE and other organizations.