Cont. Ed: Technical Writing Workshop

Speaker Byron Haynes, Jr
Byron Haynes, Jr., has over 30 years industry experience in studies and operations on primary depletion, waterflood and miscible gas flood projects in Alaska, Gulf of Mexico, Colombia, North Sea, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman and in state government oil and gas regulation.  He is currently the Reservoir Engineering Learning Advisor ...

Byron Haynes, Jr., has over 30 years industry experience in studies and operations on primary depletion, waterflood and miscible gas flood projects in Alaska, Gulf of Mexico, Colombia, North Sea, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman and in state government oil and gas regulation.  He is currently the Reservoir Engineering Learning Advisor in the Subsurface Global Learning and Development Group in Shell.  His responsibilities include teaching, budgeting, coordinating and developing reservoir engineering training for Shell worldwide.  Prior to this role, he was Chief Reservoir Engineer for Shell Kuwait Exploration and Production in Kuwait.  He has taught at the Shell EOR Accelerated Learning Program in 2012, 2013 and 2014.     


 Byron has been a Technical Editor for the SPE Reservoir Engineering and Evaluation Magazine since 2005 and has won awards as outstanding Technical Editor for the magazine in 2007, 2013 and 2014.  Byron has also been an associate editor for this Magazine since 2008.  Byron has taught technical writing and presentation workshops for the SPE at the Fall Conferences in 2012 – 2014 and has taught internal technical writing workshops for Shell.  He has taught technical editor workshops for SPE at the Fall Annual Technical Conferences from 2008 – 2011. Byron has served on various SPE committees including the US Registration Committee and the Ethics and Professionalism Committee.  He has authored or co-authored 15 SPE papers. 


 Byron is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a BS and MS in Petroleum Engineering.  He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and Alaska and is a member of the SPE, AAPG and the West Texas Geological Society

Full Description

All technical professionals want to tell their technical story of the work we have done.  We can effectively communicate the results of our work in two ways;

 Writing reports, notes for file, or conference papers and orally through making presentations at meetings and internal conferences

 Writing reports is by far the most important tool we have to record or work and to show our colleagues and management our technical capability.    Usually, written reports are followed by presenting a summary of the key messages.

Presentations of final reports and or work are made for 2 reasons; 1) for informational purposes or 2) for making decisions.  Presenting the results of reports in a brief, clear and logical fashion will enable the audience which is typically management to be able to make decisions. 

 The purpose of this workshop is to present tips on writing good presentation papers and making effective presentations for both SPE and your work.  The workshop is designed to be interactive. 

 

Organizer Nii Ahele Nunoo ( 507) 304 5416

When?

Thu, Apr. 9, 2015
5 p.m. - 8 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Hilton Houston Westchase
9999 Westheimer Rd
Houston, Texas 77042
United States

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