|Drilling Practices - DP|
|Stuck Pipe Prevention -- Train Wreck Avoidance™ - SPP|
|Managing Wellsite Operations - MWC|
Discipline: Well Construction/Drilling
Duration: 5 days
Instructor(s): James Bobo, Kevin Cuyler, Mason Gomez, Alan Hippman
|Managing Wellsite Operations is an interactive course that teaches participants to successfully manage wellsite operational plans, resource time management, and control measures. Interpersonal skills associated with the art of managing the Johari window through active listening and conducting crucial conversations is exercised throughout the course. This course brings together documented case histories of complex well operations and techniques to manage associated human factors. Participants will learn to build effective teams by assuming roles in class exercises of the company representative, rig contractor, and supplier personnel. Critical issues are identified to improve safety and reduce trouble time. Improving the facilitation of wellsite action planning, rig instructions, and work processes is exercised to improve operator, contractor, and service provider performance metrics.|
Drilling and completion well supervisors, wellsite engineers, superintendents, operations managers, senior drilling contractors and wellsite service personnel.
You Will Learn:
MR. JAMES E. BOBO retired from ConocoPhillips as a Principle Drilling Engineer. Mr. Bobo has served in various management and project leadership roles in drilling, production, gas processing, and gas gathering and information systems throughout the basins in the lower 48 states. In addition, he has served in key facilitator roles for well control operations in Papua New Guinea, Nova Scotia and high-pressure/high-temperature operations throughout the lower 48 states. Bobo is actively involved in society-level efforts related to continuing education, licensure, and professional development, along with the technical advisory boards for several universities. He earned his BS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa.
MR. KEVIN CUYLER is the Director of Technical Division Operations at PetroSkills, where he is responsible for the In-House Proposal and Logistics team. He is also the Discipline Manager for the Multi-Discipline and Petroleum Business disciplines. Prior to this role, he was the Discipline Network Operations Manager where he was responsible for the ongoing health and operations of the nineteen discipline networks in the PetroSkills Alliance, ensuring competency map alignment, consulting on competency issues and assisting with member engagement and involvement. A member of SPE, Mr. Cuyler is the Course Director for the Drilling Fluids Technology course and an instructor for the Instructor Excellence Workshop at PetroSkills. Prior to joining PetroSkills, Mr. Cuyler had 17 years of experience with Halliburton Company including the HR Global Human Asset Manager for the Cementing Product Service Line, HR Business Partner, Global Technical Development Manager, Curriculum Development Manager, Division Technical Training Manager, Baroid Product Service Line Global Training Manager, Technical Instructor for Drilling and Completion Fluids, Multi-Service Field Representative and Mud Engineer. Mr. Cuyler has managed drilling fluids throughout Texas as well as deep-water operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Cuyler has a BS Degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
MR. MASON GOMEZ is a Licensed Petroleum Engineer (LA#26131) with 30 years diversified experience including production/reservoir/drilling engineering, offshore field development/mature field optimization, unconventional drilling/ completions, operator/service company perspectives, engineering, sales, operations management, human resource development, and project management roles. He received a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University. Within PetroSkills, he teaches 8 courses across the Completions, Reservoir, and Drilling disciplines, and helps support the overall organization as VP, Learning.
EUR ING ALAN HIPPMAN, CEng, FIMechE, IntPE (UK), SPE, is a resident of Colombia, having lived in Venezuela, UK, USA, Congo, Canada, Trinidad, Botswana, Singapore, and Germany and worked in many other countries. Following a mining engineering contract in Botswana, he started in the oil and gas industry in the North Sea in 1975 gaining service company experience globally with Hunting Oilfield Services. In 1981 Alan joined Dome Petroleum in Canada and gained experience in the Beaufort Sea, East Coast, and in Western Canada onshore. In 1988 Dome Petroleum merged into Amoco and Alan worked in a global role from Houston, and in country-based roles in Congo, USA/China, and UK/Norway/Netherlands. In 1999, Amoco merged into BP Amoco (later BP) and Alan had several roles ranging from Algeria Wells Manager to Head of Drilling and Completions to Wells Director. Alan retired from BP at the end of 2009, and has been working as a Consultant and Instructor, as well as taking time for travel, both associated with consulting/instructing assignments worldwide, and on major overland trips to South America and Africa. Mr. Hippman has a degree in Managerial Studies in the Global Enterprise Program from the Thunderbird Graduate School in International Management in Phoenix, Arizona, USA; and an Associateship in Mechanical Engineering and an Industrial Administration A&B degree both from Robert Gordon University, Scotland.
In-House Course Presentations
All courses are available for in-house presentation to individual organizations. In-house courses may be structured the same as the public versions or tailored to meet your requirements. Special courses on virtually any petroleum-related subject can be arranged specifically for in-house presentation. For further information, contact our In-House Training Coordinator at one of the numbers listed below.
Telephone 1- 832 426 1234
Facsimile 1- 832 426 1244
Public Course Presentations
How to contact PetroSkills:
1-800-821-5933 toll-free in North America or
Address P.O. Box 35448, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74153-0448, U.S.A