Subsea Production Controls

Starts: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 8:00 AM
Ends: Wed, Mar 27, 2019 4:00 PM
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This one-day course will provide an introduction to subsea production control systems, including the fundamentals of control systems design, control fluids, umbilicals, lessons learned and operational experience.

Course topics:

  • Fundamentals of control systems design 
  • Control fluids
  • Umbilicals
  • Lessons learned and operational experience from the speakers
This course was developed jointly with BP's learning and development team and will include an interesting HPU hands-on exercise.

Presenters:



Christopher Curran, Senior Consultant, CJC Enterprises
Christopher Curran is an independent consultant, having recently retired from BP where he was an Advisor within the Upstream Facilities Technology group.  He has worked in the areas of subsea condition monitoring and integrity management and has been active in developing subsea wireless communication technology.  His work covers many aspects of subsea systems and controls and he is a focal point within the industry for the development of High Integrity Pressure Protection Systems for application in the Gulf of Mexico and elsewhere.  He is Chairman of API 17F Subsea Controls, API 17O HIPPS and API 17V for Subsea Safety.   He has over 30 years’ experience within the industry.  Christopher has a degree in Physics from Bristol University and is founding Chairman of the Society for Underwater Technology’s Houston Branch.  He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Society for Underwater Technology and of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.



Don Schlater, Senior Technical Advisor; Retired, BP
Don Schlater has held both Technical and Sales management roles with the Castrol group of BP since late 1997. Prior to that he was the Director of Projects for FSSL (now Aker Solution). From 1986 to 1993 he started, developed and was General Manager for MacDermid Offshore Solutions business (formerly Marston Bentley). Prior to this he was product manager for Drilling Controls and Motion Compensation systems for Shaffer now National Oilwell Varco. He began his oilfield career with Exxon Production research after his USAF stay. He was an Air Force project manager at the Air Force Weapons lab working in the area of Nuclear weapons effect research.
He did both undergraduate and graduate work in Mechanical engineering at Tulane University.





 



Tickets

20 Seats Event Capacity
$375.00 Members Tickets
$400.00 Non-Members Tickets

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BP Helios Plaza

201 Helios Way Room 1.430
Houston, Texas 77079, USA
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