June 30, 2009


Description

Part 2 of the 5 part Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop series.  This session focuses on an overview of basic topsides processing of oil, gas and water.  This session also introduces basic processing tools, such as Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), Process and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs).
 
This 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 industry professionals in the industry.
Pre-Registration for this event is strongly encouraged as sessions fill quickly and in advance. Walk-ins are only accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, if space allows.
 
Presentation starts at 4 pm.  We advise arriving at 3:30, if you are a walk-in or need to pay at the door.

Featured Speakers

Speaker Robert Chin and Bill Kinney
Robert W. Chin, of Shell International Exploration and Production, PhD, PE has 25+ years experience in the oil and gas industry.   He started with Shell in 1981, providing fluid flow/process services, specializing in multi-phase flow, pipeline leak detection, heavy oil dehydration, and oil/gas separation. He has been responsible for oil/water/gas/solids process ...

Robert W. Chin, of Shell International Exploration and Production, PhD, PE has 25+ years experience in the oil and gas industry.   He started with Shell in 1981, providing fluid flow/process services, specializing in multi-phase flow, pipeline leak detection, heavy oil dehydration, and oil/gas separation. He has been responsible for oil/water/gas/solids process separation design and debottlenecking and spent 6 years in Shell's Bakersfield heavy oil fields. In 1998, he left Shell and co-founded an international sales and marketing company for separation vessel internals and process flow design and analysis. Returning to Shell in 2006, he is presently leading R&D efforts on integrated surface facilities for enhanced oil recovery. He is active in the SPE, being a member of the SPE-GCS Projects, Facilties, and Construction Study Group and a member of the facilities paper selection group for the SPE annual meeting, has co-chaired SPE industry-wide processing workshops, and authored a chapter in the SPE Petroleum Handbook.

 

Bill Kinney, P.E., is a Project Director with Fluor Offshore Solutions, in Houston, Texas.  Bill has over 30 years experience developing onshore and offshore oil and gas fields.  Bill has worked on all aspects of hydrocarbon production, beginning at the reservoir sandface through the topside production facilities, transportation pipelines, and export systems.  Bill has been involved with offshore field developments in Gulf of Mexico, S.E. Asia, West Africa, and Alaska.  Kinney holds a BS degree in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University.  Kinney serves on the Civil Engineering and Ocean Engineering Advisory Committees at Texas A&M University and is also a member of MTS and SNAME.

Full Description



Organizer

Sally Jabaley


Date and Time

Tue, June 30, 2009

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

Event has ended

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

Shell Oil Company

200 North Dairy Ashford
Houston, Tx 77079
USA