Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years of experience in the field as a Petroleum Engineer, I have also earned certifications as Fire and Explosion Investigator and as a Fire Investigator Instructor. I am an experienced drilling (land, offshore and deepwater), production and completion engineer specializing in, among other areas well and blowout control, drilling planning and operations, site supervision, rig and site safety, drilling rigs, drilling optimization and drilling problems, production impairment/restoration, and fracturing. Most of my research and development efforts are in the field of drilling and related problems. I have developed the vertical intervention concept from a floater, offset kill concept from a barge and design concepts for shallow gas diverters. Also, I have done research in the area of differential pressure pipe sticking. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
Drilling and drilling problems are one of my focus areas. Many of my books and technical publications address drilling problems.
|Ph.D.||Petroleum Engineering||Colorado School of Mines|
|M.S.||Petroleum Engineering||University of Houston|
|B.A.||History||University of Louisiana – Monroe|