IN-PERSON9th Washington Energy Summit 2024 Distinguished Speakers


James R. McDonald

President – Americas Land, SLB
Houston, TX

James R McDonald is the President for Americas Land, a position he assumed in 2020. Previously, McDonald served as President for Well Services from 2018-2020. Throughout his more than 20-year career at SLB, McDonald has held global leadership positions spanning line management, operations, quality and safety, and business development in both land and offshore environments across North America, South America, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East

McDonald holds a degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also actively engaged within the industry and community, currently serving on the Board of Directors for Liberty Energy, the Permian Strategic Partnership, and is a member of the Upstream and Service Supply and Technology Committees for the American Petroleum Institute.