20 March 2013 (Host: NOV)

DEA Technology Forum – 20 March 2013

LOCATION: National Oilwell Varco

7909 Parkwood Circle
Houston, Texas 77036


The meeting was hosted by NOV at their facility, 7909 Parkwood Circle, Houston, Texas.  Ben Bloys, Chevron, opened the meeting and briefed everyone on safety procedures. He also made welcoming remarks.

The following presentations were made:

New Residue Free Fracturing Service Helps Increase Production – Harvey Fitzpatrick, PE Product Manager – Frac/Acid, Halliburton (Presentation not provided for web posting)

Video Processing for Improved Drilling – Dr. Pete Torrione and Mark Hibbard, CoVar Applied Technologies

An Assesment of Research Needs Related to Improving Cement Isolation of Formations in Deep Offshore Wells – Dr. Barbara Kutchko, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Having no other business, the meeting was then adjourned.