ABSTRACT of Presentation
In this presentation, Mr. Skeels will present reflections and musings of how updated regulatory standards, improving HPHT drilling and completion technology, and rigless interventions are together changing the dynamic of the well intervention industry for dealing with an aging subsea infrastructure.
He will share information based his knowledge and experience in helping develop new standards and guidelines for deep-water drilling and production; developing new and improved technology for use in HPHT completions; and the use of rigless well intervention technology in deep-water completions.
FRESH BERRY SALAD
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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 $5 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:
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.
Speaker Brian Skeels, Senior Technical Advisor, TechnipFMC
Brian Skeels has 40 years of experience in subsea completion and pipeline design and installation. As a TechnipFMC Senior Technical Advisor, he serves as the technical advocate for new technologies and strategic planning specialist for frontier technologies, HPHT, remote well intervention, subsea systems engineering and field architecture, ROV interfaces, remote …
Brian Skeels has 40 years of experience in subsea completion and pipeline design and installation. As a TechnipFMC Senior Technical Advisor, he serves as the technical advocate for new technologies and strategic planning specialist for frontier technologies, HPHT, remote well intervention, subsea systems engineering and field architecture, ROV interfaces, remote robotics technology, hydrate remediation, and plug & abandonment programs. He has been part of API’s Upstream Standards for 35 years and currently serves on the API Subcommittee 17 executive committee. He has received numerous distinctions and awards including the OTC Distinguished Achievement Award for Individuals in 2018.