July 8, 2010


Due to the lead time required for registration materials and security requirements at our venue, it is not possible to accept late registrations or walk-ups.  We appreciate your interest though and hope that you will check our calendar regulary for future events.
"Roughneck Camp: Beyond the Classroom" is a unique one day conference designed for recent graduates and college interns working in the oil and gas industry.

Keynote Speakers
We are proud to have two keynote speakers who will share some of the lessons they have learned throughout their careers. Their messages will contain valuable advice on getting a good start on your own oil and gas journey.
Jeff Dieffenbaugher
Drilling and Completions Manager for MidContinent/Alaska
Roger Tucker
Occidental Petroleum
Vice President of Worldwide Engineering
Breakout Sessions
Our Breakout Session speakers will share an introductory look at a variety of topics that are sure to be a part of your future career.
"A History of Well Control" with Pat Cargol of Wild Well Control
"Global Distribution of Technical Data" with Tim Sheehy of Verdande Technology
"Evaluating and Solving Downhole Problems" with David Voucher of TAM International
"Ethics for Engineers" with Bob Wagner of Ryder Scott
  • Other activities include a subsea visualization demonstration from FMC Technologies
  • Networking activities for attendees to get to know each other and create new contacts.
  • Stay to the end for our door prizes and giveaways including an Apple iPad.
  • Breakfast and lunch are included with the registration fee. 
Social Event After the Conference
There will be a social event sponsored by Verdande Technology at Pub Fiction in Midtown following our conference.  We will have appetizers  and a reserved section.  This is where we plan to give away our door prizes so please plan to attend.
Day of Instructions
Please see attached map for downtown parking options.  Once you park and enter the Chevron's building lobby, you will see our registration table near security.  Breakfast and registration starts at 8:00 am and our first presentations is at 8:45 am.  Please be no later than 8:30 am.
Register before June 24th for an early bird fee of $40 ($50 after June 24th).

Featured Speakers



Lucas Smith

Date and Time

Thu, July 8, 2010

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Houston, Texas 77002