Demosthenis Pafitis

Schlumberger Ltd.

Chief Technology Officer

Demosthenis Pafitis is Chief Technology Officer, a position he assumed in February 2020. Pafitis is responsible for Schlumberger New Technology Development, Digital Technology Development and Manufacturing. Prior to his current appointment, Pafitis served as senior vice president of Schlumberger 4.0 Platforms. Pafitis joined Schlumberger in 1991 and worked in the research and engineering organization in Cambridge and Houston. In 2000, he assumed responsibility for marketing and technology introduction of Schlumberger rotary steerable systems and directional drilling services. He later held research management positions in Boston, USA and Cambridge, UK. In 2007, Pafitis was appointed vice president engineering for Schlumberger Oilfield Services. In 2012, he assumed the position of GeoMarket manager for Malaysia, Brunei and Philippines. In 2014, he served as global vice president engineering, manufacturing and sustaining. Pafitis holds a bachelor’s degree in materials science and engineering from the University of London, and a doctorate in materials science and engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is a Chartered Engineer in UK.

SESSIONS WITH Demosthenis Pafitis

Wednesday, 3 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm (CST) / 03/mar/2021 06:00 pm - 03/mar/2021 06:30 pm

    Agora Studio

    Agora Studio: How Is the Acceleration of Digital Technology Transforming Energy?

    Panel Digitalization

    Digital technologies are changing the future of energy – at a new pace and intensity since the beginning of the global pandemic. First movers are implementing projects across operational areas with the use of cloud and cognitive computing and automation, involving the integration of business processes and digitalization technology. Has digital transformation in a post-COVID world moved from luxury to necessity? How are companies achieving greater efficiency and production while reducing costs though these efforts?