12:00 to 12:30 - 'Key Topics for Deepwater Well Design', Dr. M. L. Payne,
12:30 to 1:00 - 'How to Diagnose Drilling Induced Fractures in Wells
Drilled with Oil-Based Muds with Real-Time Resistivity and Pressure
Measurements', Tom Bratton, Schlumberger
1:00 to 1:15 - Break
1:15 to 1:45 - 'The Rapid Evolution of Deepwater Drilling Vessels and
Future Specifications', Thomas S. Burns, Argonauta Marine & Subsea L.L.C.
1:45 to 2:15 - 'Riserless Directional Drilling in the Surface Hole', Mounir
Turki, Baker Hughes INTEQ
2:15 to 2:30 - Break
2:30 to 3:00 - 'Deep Water Riser Systems ? Challenges and Issues', David
Walters, 2H Offshore
3:00 to 3:30 - 'Current Challenges and Future Opportunities for Deepwater,
Long Offset Subsea Tiebacks', Eric Ringle, FMC
Please register early to guarantee a seat.
Walk-ins will be accepted on a space available basis and charged an additional $10.00 at the door.
Alternate contact names John Guild, ExxonMobil, 281 654 4593
Yan Li, Shell Intl. E & P, 281-544-5340