Janeen Judah is the 2017 President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, seconded from Chevron. Her past Chevron leadership positions include general manager for Chevron’s Southern Africa business unit, based in Houston, Texas, president of Chevron Environmental Management Company and general manager of reservoir and production engineering for Chevron Energy Technology Company. Before joining Chevron, she worked for Texaco and ARCO in various upstream petroleum engineering positions, starting in Midland in 1981.
Judah has held many SPE leadership positions, including SPE International Vice President Finance, on the Board as Director for the Gulf Coast North America Region and chairing both the Gulf Coast and Permian Basin sections. She was named a Distinguished Member of SPE in 2003 and received the Distinguished Service award in 2010. She started her SPE leadership as a student section officer at Texas A&M University.
Judah holds BS and MS degrees in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, an MBA from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin and a JD from the University of Houston Law Center.