12 March 2014 (Host: NOV)

DEA Technology Forum – 12 March 2014


5200 North Sam Houston Pkwy. W, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77086


The meeting was hosted by NOV at their 5200 North Sam Houston Pkwy. W, Houston, Texas facility. Ben Bloys, Chevron, opened the meeting. A representative with NOV shared a brief video on building safety and procedures.

The following presentations were made:

Well Control Considerations of MPD on Deepwater Rigs – Don Hannegan, P.E., Weatherford

Well Control Training – Josh Beaver, Wild Well Control

Overview of the IADC UBO/MPD Committee and Current Initiatives – David Pavel, IADC UBO/MPD Vice Chairman, AF Global

Ben Bloys announced DEA will become an IADC committee. More information to follow.

The committee took a moment to thank Ron Bland, Baker Hughes, for his years of service and participation in DEA and on the DEA Board.

Having no other business, the meeting was then adjourned.