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SPE WA August ’18 Technical Luncheon: Evolution of extended reach drilling in the Wandoo field; 2008 – 2018

August 8, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

$30.00 – $60.00

The presentation will provide a case history example from the Wandoo Field demonstrating how the operator was able to expand the existing drilling and completion envelope in this mature offshore field to provide a cost-effective means of accessing the remaining attic and undrained oil in a very shallow reservoir.  The presentation will highlight the evolutionary process applied to the application of engineering, new technology, extended reach drilling practices, complex completions and execution support at the rig site, to enable the operator to extend the life of this mature asset.


Speaker: Nick Muecke;  General Manager-Well Engineering and Construction,  Beach Energy

180706 nick_muecke_photoNick is the General Manager of Well Engineering and Construction at Beach Energy and for the 11 years leading up to his recent move to Beach he was Well Construction Manager for Vermilion Oil and Gas Australia. He is a mechanical engineer who has spent about 35 years in engineering and operational roles in the well construction industry working for a range of both large and small operators in Australia, Asia, Europe and North Africa. Nick is a chartered professional engineer registered in both mechanical and petroleum engineering under Engineers Australia, he is a member of SPE and he is co-chair of the APPEA Drilling Industry Steering Committee and he was on the DrillSafe Forum management committee from 2003 until his move to Adelaide with Beach.



Students (read below)!!!

SPE WA in conjunction with our sponsors Rock Flow Dynamics and Expro, are kindly sponsoring students to attend the monthly technical luncheons. Please fill out an application form, explaining why you are interested in attending the SPE WA technical luncheons. Successful applicants will be notified via email. Note that applications will only be accepted up to one week prior to the event


August 8, 2018
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
$30.00 – $60.00


Abbas Khaksar
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Parmelia Hilton
14 Mill Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia
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