|Drilling Practices - DP|
|Practical Drilling Skills - PDS|
|Stuck Pipe Prevention -- Train Wreck Avoidance™ - SPP|
|Managing Wellsite Operations - MWC|
Discipline: Well Construction/Drilling
Duration: 5 days
Instructor(s): James Bobo, Ken Talbot
|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. KENNETH J. TALBOT has over 45 years of well construction experience, inclusive of 10 years of training wellsite supervisors in well control, HPHT, and drilling and completion practices. Accomplishments include working in over 11 different countries on remote deepwater, jack-up, barge, platform, desert, and arctic rigs. This experience includes a 65 well HPHT Tuscaloosa Trend program (1979-85), and Amoco's initial exploration and appraisal wells in Norway, Venezuela, and Angola. He received a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in 1975, has written and presented several SPE/IADC technical articles, and is a patent holder for the depth orientation marker.
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
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Address P.O. Box 35448, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74153-0448, U.S.A