This is a shout out for the IEM. My Technical Division will be hosting a seminar on the 13th November, 2013. It’ll start at 9:00 and is worth 6.5 CPD hours.
Drilling Engineering Overview shall present the audience with the knowledge and arts of drilling wells, especially in Malaysia. It shall be presented in a way that is comprehensible to the engineers who are with or without the oil and gas background. The objectives of the seminar are to provide exposure to audiences on the drilling practices and issues as well as to familiarize the audience with an appreciation of a Drilling Engineer’s work scope.
Ir. (you gotta stress the Ir.) Razak Yakob has been in the oil and gas industry for 16 years working for companies such as ExxonMobil, Halliburton, and Talisman Energy. His core expertise is in Drilling Engineering but the working experience spans from development and exploration, technical support, training, finance and consultation, As a consultant, he has worked in countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Algeria and others. Currently, he is an independent consultant providing consultancy services for Drilling Engineering at PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd. He was a graduate of Colorado School of Mines in the United States with a degree majoring in Petroleum Engineering and a minor in Mechanical Design.