Erik Sellman has an MSc in engineering and is an international penta-lingual Oil & Gas and Refinery professional with 41 years of industry experience with product development, process tests, commissioning, start-up, trouble shooting, marketing, sales and product management. Erik has logged 8 months working on offshore production platforms and drilling rigs in Norway, Denmark, USA and China and an equal time in refineries and onshore crude facilities. Helicopter underwater escape training, Leiro I / III offshore training, Refinery Safety and North Slope safety training. Speaker at ACIPET, ADIPEC, AiCHE, API, ARTC, Aspentech, BBTC, ERTC, OTC, PAMFC, PW Society, SPE, St Petersburg Energy Forum, WGA, WHOC conferences. Author of 9 SPE papers, 3 OTC papers and 4 WHOC papers. Lived and worked in seven countries / three continents. Certified ski instructor, SCUBA diver and youth worker.