2nd Quarter DEA Meeting, 24 June

Minutes of Second Quarter 2010 DEA Meeting – 24 June 2010

LOCATION: Weatherford, 515 Post Oak Blvd Houston, TX 77027


Ben Bloys, Chevron, Advisory Committee Member, opened the meeting and welcomed the attendees.

Mike Killalea, IADC, Secretary-Treasurer, gave a financial report. He also discussed IADC’s efforts to lift the offshore drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico and encouraged members to go to www.IADC.org/Offshore_GOM_Reform for information about IADC efforts and on how industry professionals can help.

MK also discussed forthcoming IADC events related to drilling technology:

  • IADC Stick Slip Workshop, 1-5 pm Thursday, 15 July, Omni Houston Westside Hotel. Click here to view the agenda and register. $50 registration, payable at the door with cash, credit card or company check. Evening reception is sponsored by Canrig, Nabors, National Oilwell Varco and Pride International. For more information, contact mike.killalea@iadc.org or holly.shock@iadc.org.
  • IADC Advanced Rig Technology Conference, 18 August, Omni Houston Westside Hotel. “A look at key elements defining the state of the art in rig technology, both today and tomorrow”. Click here to view the agenda and register. Pride International, Siemens and Global Energy Services are Silver Sponsors. $350 registration fee, payable on line via credit card, by faxing a registration form with credit card information, or on site by credit card, cash or company check.

Mr Bloys then introduced the following presentations:

Mud Watcher Instrumentation — Reg Minton, Mossaric Services

REPSEA UDW Project Review — Tom Williams

Safety Torque Adaptor for API Flange Make-up — Bob Pudwill, Weatherford

13-5/8″ Slimbore Subsea Wellhead System with In-Wellhead Tubing Hanger Completion — Chelsi Kaltwasser, FMC North America Subsea Wellhead Application Engineering Manager

Low Cost Intervention with a Self-Standing Riser – Tom Williams, Nautilus International

CoilFlat CT Liner: High Collapse Monobore Liner on Road Size Reel — Philippe Nobileau, Marinovation  CoilFlat Description

Attendees enjoyed a lunch sponsored by Weatherford.

Following the presentations, Mr Bloys adjourned the meeting.


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