24 Sep, 2018

PetroSkills Adds New Well Construction/Drilling Expertise

We are happy to introduce Robert (Bob) Sepulvado as one of the newest instructors joining our well construction/drilling team! 

Robert is passionate about developing personnel for leadership and technical roles. He has led diversified global teams with extensive expertise in creating value-added solutions in diverse technical disciplines and provided engineering and chemistry problem-solving support onsite, domestically and internationally. His experience includes over 34 years at Halliburton in various roles and serving as a board adviser at Drill2Frac where he gave technical presentations to oil and gas clients and SPE forums. He has a BS in Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MS in Engineering & Technology Management from Oklahoma State University. Robert is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.


Get to Know Robert Sepulvado

Q: What is your most rewarding career experience? 

A: Leading a team of between 20-30 people to provide global technical solutions for the upstream industry.

Q: Where is the most interesting place you have worked?

A: West Africa, as it provided unique challenges and learning opportunities from a cultural and logistics standpoint.

Q: What was your first job out of college?

A: I worked as an Engineer in Training for Halliburton.

Q: How do you spend your free time?

A: Playing golf, reading, watching movies, time with family and during the fall attending college football events.

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: I enjoy reading a variety of books, but if I had to choose one it would be 'Discover Your Strengths' and the reason being is it is one I can reference back to not only for myself but others I work with.


Sepulvado will be teaching Primary Cementing - Cementing I (PCE) and Cementing Practices - Cementing II (CEP). Learn more about his courses and enroll in one of the upcoming sessions! 

Our instructors include the leading technical experts in the petroleum industry. Most are consultants who work on the leading edge of technology, addressing the most pressing challenges the industry faces today. For more information about this instructor and others visit our instructors page.

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