On Wednesday, 5 March, the plenary session will focus on “Technology: The Key to Finding and Producing Difficult Hydrocarbons.”
Moderated by Charlie Williams, chief scientist, well engineering, production technology, for Shell International E&P Technology, the session will examine what has been the backbone of the industry’s ability to find oil and gas in increasingly difficult places and circumstances. Panelists are:
Technology the centerpiece of Wednesday plenary
- Hesketh Streeter, vice president-energy consulting for Latin America, Wood MacKenzie.
- Gregers Kudsk, vice president, engineering and projects, Maersk Contractors.
- Mark B Puckett, president, Chevron Energy Technology Company.
- Derek Mathieson, president/CEO, WellDynamics.
Technical sessions will address directional and extended-reach drilling, tubular, case histories, zonal isolation, deepwater, multilateral and multilayer completions, and drill bits/hole openers.