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Eric Delamaide is a reservoir engineer with over 25 years of experience who specializes in Enhanced Oil Recovery and heavy oil. He is currently General Manager of IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc. in Calgary as well as the Manager EOR, Americas for the EOR Alliance. Eric has a degree in chemical engineering from the School of Mines in Saint Etienne, and a Master in Petroleum Engineering from the IFP School, both in France. He joined IFP (Institut Français du Pétrole) in 1990 before moving to Calgary in 1999 to run its Canadian operations. Eric has worked in over 25 countries and been involved in various capacities in over 40 EOR projects including over 20 polymer floods. He is currently a Principal engineer and lead EOR expert; in that capacity he supports and leads EOR projects worldwide. Eric has published over 60 papers on reservoir engineering and EOR and has served on multiple conference technical committees and workshops including Global Petroleum Show, ATCE, SPE Heavy Oil, Tulsa IOR/EOR, LACPEC, IPTC, SPE EOR at OGWA, MEOS and ADIPEC. He is a member of the SPE Distinguished Lecturer Committee, an Associate Editor for the SPE Reservoir Engineering Journal and Technical Editor for the SPE Journal. He is a Professional Engineer registered at the Association of Professional Engineer and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), a member of SPE and EAGE. He has received awards for outstanding services as Technical Editor for SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering every year between 2014-2019 as well as one for SPE Journal in 2016. He received the SPE Canadian Region Service Award in 2018 and the SPE Distinguished Member Award in 2019.