July 29, 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 4:  Electrical and Instrumentation
This session will cover basic information about the role of electrical and instrumentation in a facilities development, including pneumatic controls, DCS, PLC systems, etc
Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. 

Please arrive 30 minutes early to go through security. 

Registration will start @ 3:30pm.  Presentation is from 4:00pm - 6:00pm.

Parking Instructions upon arrival at Shell facility:

From Dairy Ashford (heading west), take the first facility entrance on your right (it is marked with a sign indicating Shell Woodcreek – Bldgs A and B). Stop at the gate (lefthand lane is for visitors) and inform the guard that you are attending the “SPE Workshop”. Beyond the gate, follow the road around the complex where you will see Bldgs A/B circular drive and front entrance to your left. Continue beyond that on the main road to the signs directing you to the parking garage. Proceed to parking in the garage where signs will be posted directing you to the entrance to Bldg B for the workshop.

SPE Registration will commence at 3:30PM in the Lobby area of Bldg B.

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 4:
The Derrick 
1127 Eldridge Pkwy Ste. 600 
 Houston, TX 77077
(1 Block South of Memorial on Eldridge)
 Tel: 281.759.4922   

Featured Speakers

Speaker Brent Owen, Manager of Instrument Engineering & Design, Mustang and Ken Comeaux, Manager of Electri
Brent Owen is the manager of the Instrument Engineering and Design Department at Mustang responsible for coordinating staffing and support of projects for all of the company’s business units.  Brent has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.  Brent has experience leading instrument and project teams for a …

Brent Owen is the manager of the Instrument Engineering and Design Department at Mustang responsible for coordinating staffing and support of projects for all of the company’s business units.  Brent has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.  Brent has experience leading instrument and project teams for a variety of Oil & Gas and refinery projects throughout the world.  Brent is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas, a member of ISA, and a Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP).  

Ken Comeaux is the manager of the Electrical Engineering and Design Department at Mustang responsible for coordinating staffing and support of projects serving all of the company’s business units.  Ken has a BS Electrical Engineering from University of Louisiana Lafayette and over 30 experience supporting projects in Oil & Gas projects throughout the world.  Ken is a registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana and a member of IEEE. 


Jim Brindley and Mason Edmondson will be joining Brent and Ken to answer questions and offer additional insight.   


Jim Brindley is an Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer for Mustang.  Jim graduated from Rice University, and has over 30 years of Control systems and Instrumentation experience on offshore oil and gas platforms, compressor platforms, crude oil pumping stations, water injection platforms, crude oil stabilization and storage tank farms, gas sweetening plants, pipelines, gas metering stations, and crude oil metering and export terminals.    Jim’s responsibilities include conceptual control and safety system design, detailed design, factory inspection, construction support, and startup.  Control and safety system design has included electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.    Jim is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Texas A&M University Instrumentation Symposium for the Process Industries.


Mason Edmondson is an Instrumentation and Control Systems Engineer for Mustang.  Mason has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M and several years experience supporting Upstream Oil & Gas Projects.   Mason’s responsibilities have included detailed engineering, construction support, commissioning, and startup.  Mason is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas.



Mustang is an independent services provider to the global oil, gas, chemical and manufacturing industries. The company specializes in design, engineering, procurement, project management and construction management and offers these services through its six business units: upstream oil and gas, midstream, pipeline, automation and control, refining and petrochemicals, and process & industrial. Mustang has a staff of 4,300 worldwide, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and India. Its U.S. offices are located in Houston; Birmingham, Alabama; Monroe, Louisiana; Martinez, California; Greenville, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Wilmington, Delaware.


 

Full Description



Organizer

Valerie Martone


Date and Time

Tue, July 29, 2008

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Event has ended

Location

Shell (Woodcreek Room B 101/109)

200 North Dairy Ashford
Houston, TX 77079