Speaker: Scott Jortner, Sr. Technical Advisor, Wild Well Control
Topic: Modern Well Technologies and the Impact on Well Control
Date: Wednesday, November 29th , 2017 at 11:30 AM
Location: Brookhaven College Geological Institute, (Map)
Cost: $20 if SPE member paying electronically in advance, all others $25
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As the industry slowly recovers from the extended downturn, Oil and Gas companies continue to explore new technologies and methods to increase efficiencies and minimize operational costs. However, some of these practices can pose major challenges to well control operations. Human factor represents additional challenge, as risks of well control incidents often increase when inexperienced personnel.
This session will shed light on what we can learn from each other, and how to take advantage of the increased efficiencies of the industry performance. Trends and methods to manage the well control risks will be presented to offer assistance in primary well design and future considerations.
Scott Jortner serves as a Senior Technical Advisor for Wild Well Control. In this capacity, he is involved in well control contingency planning, provides operational support for pressure control jobs and planning for non-conventional well interventions. Scott has over 40 years of industry experience. He has a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a Registered Engineer.