Jan. 9, 2020


Description

ABSTRACT of Presentation

 

Beacon Offshore is a new Deepwater Operator with Engineering and Operations based in Covington, Louisiana.  Mr. Leimkuhler will cover the challenges of building an organization and preparing to operate subsea production followed by Deepwater Rig Operations in 2020.  This presentation will address internal challenges related to organizations as well as external challenges related to the wider industry including climate change.

 

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FRESH BERRY SALAD

GRILLED SALMON

 
If you have special dietary needs (allergies, religious, etc.), please include special meal requests in the "Comments" section during the registration process.                                                                                                

Registration & Walk-ins 

All attendees are encouraged to register and pay online for this event.  This is a more efficient means of registering for the event and enables the registration process at the meeting to move much faster.  Walk-in space is available on a seat-limited basis at a fee $10 more than the on-line registration fee.

Parking for this event
 
The TOTAL Plaza building (1201 Louisiana Street across from the Houston Hyatt Regency Hotel) is connected to the downtown Houston tunnel system.  Using the tunnel system, those working downtown can walk to our meeting in air-conditioned comfort.
 
If you will drive to this meeting, the following summarizes available parking:
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The image above shows how to access the valet parking area at the new location of the Petroleum Club. Enter from Milam Street and exit onto Louisiana Street.  Parking fee for this valet parking is $15. Be sure to get discount parking sticker at registration table if you use this valet parking service.
 
Surface parking lots are available to the south of the TOTAL Plaza building (between this building and the former EXXON Building), including one surface lot adjacent to the TOTAL Plaza Building - pay at meter (cost ~ $9).  Other surface lots in the area cost $8 - $9 and they frequently are full by mid-morning.
 
Parking is also available in the Hyatt Regency Hotel parking garage across the street.  Prices vary depending on time in the garage.  Cost for 2 hours of parking is $12.  Parking is also available via valet at the Louisiana Street entrance of the hotel.  Cost is about $10. 
 
 

Featured Speakers

Speaker: Joe Leimkuhler, Chief Operating Officer, Beacon Offshore Energy
Speaker Joe Leimkuhler, Chief Operating Officer, Beacon Offshore Energy
Joe Leimkuhler is the Chief Operating Officer for Beacon Offshore Energy, located in Houston Texas and Covington Louisiana, Joe is responsible for all company offshore engineering and operations.  Prior to February 2019 he was the Vice President of Drilling for LLOG Exploration based in Covington, Louisiana.  At LLOG he was ...

Joe Leimkuhler is the Chief Operating Officer for Beacon Offshore Energy, located in Houston Texas and Covington Louisiana, Joe is responsible for all company offshore engineering and operations.  Prior to February 2019 he was the Vice President of Drilling for LLOG Exploration based in Covington, Louisiana.  At LLOG he was responsible for all Drilling and Completion Operations and Well Engineering, as well as external relations related to operations and engineering.  Prior to joining LLOG in early 2012, he was the Offshore Well Delivery Manager for Shell International E&P Co, (SIEP) and Shell E&P – Americas, covering all Gulf of Mexico well operations.   


Over the last 37 years Mr. Leimkuhler has worked offshore engineering and operations in a variety of capacities.  His prior assignments with Shell have included Subsea Development Manager for the Gulf of Mexico, and Deepwater Drilling Superintendent assignments on TLP, Drillship and Semi-Submersible well operations, and as an instructor at Shell’s Bellaire Research Center in Houston, where he taught Shell’s Drilling Engineering classes.   Before working for Shell, he worked for M-I Drilling Fluids in the Wyoming Overthrust belt and for ARCO in Drilling and Reservoir engineering in Bakersfield California.  


Mr. Leimkuhler graduated from the University of Montana in 1981 with BS degrees in Geology and Forestry; in 1987 he graduated from the University of Wyoming with a MS in Petroleum Engineering. 


He serves on the HWCG Well Containment Group – Board of Directors, the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) – Board of Directors, the National Board of Directors for the American Association of Drilling Engineers (ADDE) and served as the National President of AADE from 2007 to 2009.  He is also Chair of the HSE Committee for the NOIA, a 35-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and serves on various University Engineering Advisory boards focused on Petroleum Engineering.  He was awarded Meritorious Service Awards from API and AADE in 2011 and the AADE Lifetime Outstanding Service award in 2017.  Mr. Leimkuhler and his wife Stephanie live in Mandeville, La, they have two grown children and 7 grandchildren. 

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Organizer

Barry Faulkner

Email: barryf1944@gmail.com ;


Phone: (281) 627-8790


Date and Time

Thu, Jan. 9, 2020

11:30 a.m. - 2 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

Petroleum Club

TOTAL Plaza, 1201 Louisiana St, 35th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002



Group(s): General Meeting