Dr. Robello Samuel is a Technology Fellow with Halliburton. He is currently a research and engineering lead for well engineering applications and responsible for research and scientific activities for new drilling technologies. He has more than 25 years of multi- disciplinary experience in domestic and international oil/gas drilling and completion operations, management, consulting, software development and teaching. He is also an adjunct Professor at the University of Houston for the past 13 years.
Dr. Samuel has published more than 150 technical papers, reports, books, holds 5 patents, and 75 patent pending applications. Dr. Samuel serves regularly as a keynote speaker at major conferences and corporate forums and is regarded as one of the world’s most influential contributors to advancement of research and practice in drilling engineering. Samuel’s unique blend of skills as a field engineer, researcher and teacher helped him to author twelve drilling books and a forthcoming book “Well Engineering: Torque and Drag”. He started his career working on rigs as a drilling engineer. He has also worked at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation from 1983 to 1992 as a field drilling engineer. Dr. Samuel, a SPE Distinguished Lecturer, holds B.S. and M.S. (mechanical engineering) degrees from University of Madurai and College of Engineering, Guindy(Chennai), M.S. and Ph.D. (petroleum engineering) degrees from Tulsa University. He can be reached at robellosamuel.com.
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