First Quarter

First Quarter – March 22, 2007

LOCATION: Baker Hughes

ADDRESS: 2001 Rankin Road, Houston TX 77073

Minutes:

First Quarter, 2007
Drilling Engineering Association Meeting
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Thanks to Baker Hughes for hosting this event!
Houston, Texas

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8:45 AM – Morris Keene, OXY, opened the meeting and welcomed the attendees

8:50 AM – Contractors provided updates of Active DEA Projects:

Shoulder/Thread Verifier System (DEA-160) — Raymond J Dishaw, Global Systems Inc.

A Proposal to Develop an Improved Methodology for Wellbore Stability Prediction (DEA-161) — William Standifird, Knowledge Systems Inc.

Update on 2007 DEA Workshop, 19-20 June, Galveston — leesa.teel@iadc.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

9:30 AMMike Krajcer, Tax Projects Group, made a presentation on Research & Development Tax Credits

10:00 AMHomer Robertson, Schlumberger, gave an update on Deep Trek JIP for Advancing Deep, Hard Rock Drilling Performance Through Controlled, Full-Scale Laboratory Drilling Experiments with Aggressive Bits and Specialized Fluids (DEA-162)

10:30 AM – Break

11:00 AMJim Leslie, Advanced Composite Product Technology discussed an Update on Short-radius Composite Drill Pipe

11:30 AMDavid Burnett, Texas A&M University, gave a presentation on Low Impact Drilling Technology – Developing the Tools

Noon – Mr Keene adjourned the meeting.

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