MPD brings significant financial benefits to operators, often more than drilling engineers realize, primarily because of historically limited use and academic training. Make no mistake, in today’s market conditions, MPD is the tool to answer Drilling Contractors’ immediate need to commercialize their investment.
Anthony Spinler, VP, Managed Pressure Drilling, Weatherford
Anthony Spinler has nearly 30 years of leadership in large global operations and technology products, including military construction, NASA, biotechnology, subsea/drilling equipment and MPD. A United States Naval Academy graduate and 30+ year Captain (retired) in the United States Navy Reserve, Anthony is responsible for Weatherford’s MPD product line portfolio. He is a licensed PE and a certified Product Management Professional.
Harshad Patil, Global Technical Manager, MPD Engineering Services, Weatherford
Harshad Patil is the Global Technical Manager for MPD Engineering Services at Weatherford. Harshad’s experience includes working as a Drilling Engineer and Well Site Supervisor with operators and as an MPD Engineer with multiple organizations.
Craig Fleming, Technical Editor, World Oil
Craig Fleming is the Technical Editor for World Oil. His duties include updating the company’s engineering tables, editing technical articles, and producing the industry data section of the monthly print magazine. Craig has 35 years of industry experience working primarily as a corporate communicator for several large service companies. He is a member of SPE and graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BS degree in Geology.