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  • CiSoft Seminar

    Mon, Jul 25, 2016 @ 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM

    Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Dr. Terry Gardner,

    Talk Title: Key technologies used for ultra-deepwater oil production

    Series: CiSoft Seminar

    Biography: DR. TERRY N. GARDNER is a mechanical engineer. Following a 12-year career in aerospace, he spent over 35 years with Exxon and BP working to advance various aspects of deepwater technology. He led research on deepwater riser VIV; development of a high-current Riser Centralizer System, which was installed in the GoM; development of one of the earliest TLPs, which was installed in the Norwegian North Sea; and numerous riser and production platform innovations for deepwater. He has taught undergraduate engineering at Cornell and Rice and leads tours about oil and gas technology in the Houston Museum of Natural Science. He received a PhD from UCLA and an MS and BME from Cornell in Engineering Mechanics.

    In recent years, he developed and has been teaching an overview course on Deepwater Drilling and Production Technology. He has presented various versions of the course in Russia, Israel (Technion), Trinidad, Canada, and many times in the US for SPE and Petroskills.

    Host: CiSoft

    Location: Ronald Tutor Hall of Engineering (RTH) - 324

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Posted By: Juli Legat