PF&C: Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop Session 1 - Field Development Options / Selection Strategy

Speaker Bill Kinney, P.E., D.OE.
Director of Engineering - Topsides & Fixed Platfroms Technip Bill has over thirty five years of industry experience with increasing responsibility in offshore oil and gas field developments from concept selection through facility commissioning.  Bill has been involved in all aspects of field developments from downhole completions through pipelines, fixed and floating ...

Director of Engineering - Topsides & Fixed Platfroms Technip


Bill has over thirty five years of industry experience with increasing responsibility in offshore oil and gas field developments from concept selection through facility commissioning.  Bill has been involved in all aspects of field developments from downhole completions through pipelines, fixed and floating structures, production facilities and export terminals. He has been involved with offshore developments in the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and South East Asia.

 

Bill is the current chairman of the SPE  Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group. His is also a member of MTS and SNAME.  He serves on the Texas A&M University Civil Engineering Advisory Council and is Chairman of the TAMU Ocean Engineering Advisory Board.  Bill has been recognized as a Distinguished Graduate of the Texas A&M University Zachary Department of Civil Engineering. He has also received his Diplomate in Ocean Engineering from the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE)

Full Description
Part 1 of the 5 part Expanding Facilities Knowledge series, this session presents the data and considerations that are addressed in the development of a Field Development Strategy.  Deepwater facility selection drivers and limitations will be introduced taking into consideration the life cycle of the field prior to lease acquisition through to abandonment.  Onshore development drivers will also be addressed.
 
This session will introduce applicable terminology as well as technical and commercial considerations in field development selection. The key stakeholders in this process will be identified. Current developments onshore and offshore will be discussed.  
 
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.
Parking is behind Energy Tower 1 on the ground floor of the parking garage.  Easiest access to the garage is from Kirkwood.
 
Presentation is in the first floor Conference Center which is located towards the front of the building on the west side of the lobby.
Organizer Brad Nelson