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Drilling and Production Operations (Postponed)

November 19, 2020

Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Location: CAPL Office Suite 1600, 520 5th Ave SW


This seminar is designed for persons with little or no experience in drilling and production technology.


This NEW Revamped one-dayseminar will give a non-technical overview of oilfield operations in Western Canada. The major topics of drilling, well completion, and production operations will be covered. In the drilling section, the instructor will discuss drilling and other operations such as logging, drill stem testing, coring and cementing. The completion section will include a discussion of service rigs, perforating, fracture stimulation and downhole equipment. Production operations will cover production facilities and equipment, methods of artificial lift and enhanced recovery techniques.


Mike Wojcichowsky M.Sc. P.Eng.

Mike is the Director of Light Oil at Athabasca Oil Corporation.  Mike has over 16 years of drilling experience ranging from Drilling Engineer (onshore Canada), Drilling Engineer (offshore North Sea), Subsea Drilling Supervisor (Offshore North Sea), Drilling and Completions Manager (SAGD, Montney, and Duvernay).

Trever Schmitt 

Trever is currently the Manager, Reservoir at Novus Energy Inc.  Trever has over 24 years of experience, covering various different aspects of the industry, including field operations, production and facility engineering, drilling and completions management, forecasting, budgeting,  joint venture, risk analysis, and reserves management.  He has worked on projects in all four western provinces with companies of various sizes, from 50,000+ BOE/d to small operators of less than 1,000 BOE/d.