AAPG Webinar on Thursday, November 16th ~ “Well Integrity Basics for Orphaned Wells”

by admin on November 20, 2023

Thursday, November 16th. Please register ASAP.

American Association of Petroleum Geologist (AAPG) on Orphan Gas Wells
<< Submitted by Paula Hunt, WV Geologist, Morgantown, WV, 11/14/23

Join us for the next AAPG Academy Webinar, at 1:00 PM (EST) on 11/16/23, Well Integrity Basics for Orphaned Wells, to learn about the critical topic of wellbore integrity for orphan wells. Orphan wells pose significant environmental and regulatory challenges. This talk will delve into issues related to orphan well integrity, including safeguarding the environment from contamination/workovers, mitigating risks, ensuring regulatory compliance, and current research trends. Whether you’re a stakeholder, industry professional, or concerned citizen, this webinar offers valuable insights into a sustainable future for orphan well management.

Speakers are Les Skinner and Jarrett Wise

>>>> Les Skinner of Tekoa Operating ~ Les Skinner graduated in 1972 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University. He is a petroleum expert who has worked in the industry for 50 years. Les has written numerous articles for industry publications and authored three full-length books through the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC)’s Technical Publications Committee. These include Coiled Tubing Operations (IADC, 2016), Hydraulic Rig Technology and Operations (Elsevier, 2019), and Well Integrity for Workovers.

>>>> Jarrett Wise on Wellbore Integrity Research ~ Dr. Jarrett Wise is a research engineer for the United States Department of Agriculture. He co-leads research related to wellbore integrity, greenhouse gas emissions, and earth dam erosion. He received his B.A. in physics from Hastings College, a M.S. in petroleum engineering from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in petroleum engineering from the University of Oklahoma, where he specialized in wellbore integrity of abandoned wells.

Registration here for upcoming Weninar.

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