July 15, 2008


Description

New to the oil and gas industry? New to facilities? Do you work in another part of our industry and want to enhance you knowledge about facilities? Want to network with people that have these same interests in common?

Come to the Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop! This will be a an excellent way to increase your basic knowledge about oil and gas facilities, no matter what specific field you are in or how much experience you have, as well as broaden your network. 

This 5 part workshop is aimed at imparting basic concepts and facilities knowledge to graduate new hires and summer interns of EP companies and contractors, while allowing opportunities for networking with other young Houston-based professionals in the industry.
 
Session 3:  Valves
This session will showcase Cameron Valves, who will bring field examples of all valve types, as well as explain when to use which valve; also an overview of materials selection for various service conditions
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Cameron reception is on the 3rd floor.  Registrants will check-in and be directed to the 2nd floor San Saba room for the workshop.  Please plan to arrive early for check-in. 

Registration will start @ 3:30pm.  Presentation is from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.
 
Note:  walk ins will be seated based on remaining availability and there is no guarantee that a seat will be available once max capacity has been reached.

Networking Social after Session 3:
Sherlock's Baker Street Pub
10001 Westheimer Rd # 2840
Houston, TX 77042   
(713) 977-1857

Featured Speakers

Speaker Ron Manson
Director of Application Engineering, Cameron Ron Manson graduated from Strathclyde University in Scotland in 1974 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for a short time in nuclear power stations and for the past 30 years has been the valve industry.   He has extensive experience in all areas of ...

Director of Application Engineering,
Cameron


Ron Manson graduated from Strathclyde University in Scotland in 1974 with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for a short time in nuclear power stations and for the past 30 years has been the valve industry.   He has extensive experience in all areas of valving, such as subsea, topside, and pipeline.


Ron spent 3 years with Wheatley, 15 years with Cameron, and 13 years with Dresser. He recently returned to Cameron as the Director of Application Engineering, where his broad experience is used in their Project Valve Management group evaluating for client valve solutions, including what type of valve and trim should be used for the service conditions.


Ron is a professional Chartered Engineer and member of the British Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He represented the UK through the British Standards Institute on Euronorm valve committees.    He has actively participated in the ISO committee, which wrote the new pipeline valve standard and has made a significant contribution to API in their 6D committee. 


Full Description



Organizer

Valerie Martone


Date and Time

Tue, July 15, 2008

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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If you do not have a full-time job in the oil and gas industry, are a full-time student or Member in Transition (MiT) member, and you do not see a discounted registration fee for students/MiT regarding this event, please contact the GCS manager at spe-gcs@spe.org.


Location

Cameron (San Saba Room)

3250 Briarpark Dr.
Houston, TX 77042