Weatherford launches petroleum consulting unit

Weatherford_petroleum_1Weatherford International launched its Petroleum Consulting business unit which will offer clients integrated formation evaluation and well engineering support and consultancy.

The new unit was launched at the Geosciences Conference and Exhibition (GEO) 2012 in Bahrain last week.

Petroleum Consulting will provide services to operators worldwide in the geoscience and engineering domain. There are currently 300 employees worldwide, including domain experts in the area of unconventional resources, geomechanics, field development planning, production optimisation, well engineering and project management.

“Building this competency is one example of our development in human capital, to put brain power behind acquired data to help operators optimize their decisions,” commented Nicholas Gee, Senior Vice President, Formation Evaluation and Well Construction for Weatherford. He continued, “But it should not just be about technical competency; it must also be about investing in wider knowledge of our industry, and in personal attributes that will allow a collaborative and meaningful relationship with our clients.”

Brice Bouffard, Vice President, Petroleum Consulting for Weatherford (pictured above) added, “We are committed to the long term development of our Petroleum Consulting business in order to provide industry leading consultative advice in alignment with client drivers. Its growth will be driven based on a three pronged strategy: investment in expertise and their rounded development, innovation in differentiated technologies and close collaboration with its clients.”

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