Éric Lafargue as President
President, Chairman of the Board
Éric Lafargue is a graduate of ENSG Nancy (French National School of Geology in Nancy) and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs (ENSPM, now IFP School). In 1986, he joined IFPEN’s Geology-Geochemistry Division where he led various R&D projects relating to oil formation and its accumulation in fields. From 1998 to 2002, he was seconded to the French Ministry of Industry (Oil and Gas Department) where he was specifically responsible for monitoring companies in the French oil-related sector. He also managed the French Oil and Gas Sector Support Fund.
In 2002, he joined IFPEN’s Industrial Development Business Unit, where he was responsible for managing the portfolio of subsidiaries and stakeholdings. He was made Deputy Director in 2007, then Director in 2009.
Since 2017, Éric Lafargue has been Executive Vice-President responsible for industrial development, subsidiary management and legal, economic and financial affairs.
General Manager of IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc.
Manager EOR Americas for the EOR Alliance
Eric Delamaide, P.Eng. is a reservoir engineer, with 25 years of experience. He is currently General Manager of IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc. in Calgary as well as the Manager EOR, Americas for the EOR Alliance. He specializes in EOR and heavy oil. Eric has worked on projects (including 13 polymer floods) in 24 countries worldwide. Eric has a degree in chemical engineering from the School of Mines in Saint Etienne, and a masters in Petroleum Engineering from the IFP School, both in France. He has published over 40 papers on reservoir engineering and EOR and has served on multiple conference technical committees. He is an Associate Editor for the SPE Reservoir Engineering Journal and Editor for the SPE Journal and the Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. In 2014 he received an award for outstanding services as Technical Editor for SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering.
Tristan Euzen holds a PhD in Earth Science from the University of Rennes (France) and is a Professional Geologist with over 20 years of experience. During 10 years as a Research Geoscientist at IFP Energies nouvelles, his research interest has been on reservoir characterization from outcrop and subsurface data, and closely related domains such as sequence stratigraphy, sedimentology, static reservoir modelling and stratigraphic modeling. Since 2007, when he Joined IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc., Tristan has been active in the oil and gas industry through research and consulting projects in Western Canada and abroad. Tristan provides geological expertise and local management support for numerous projects on the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, promoting collaboration with the industry, the academia and governmental agencies. For the last 7 years, his focus has been on unconventional resources with many conference and peer-reviewed publications on the world-class Montney resource play of Western Canada. Tristan served as session chair and on conference committees for the GeoConvention and the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the GeoConvention Partnership. He is also an associate Editor for special publications of the Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology and of the International Association of Sedimentologists. Tristan hold a U.S patent and has received technical awards from SEPM, AAPG and the GeoConvention.