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Petroleum Technology Forum, January 12 , 2010

The next meeting of the Los Angeles Basin Section's Monthly Petroleum Technology Forum will be Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at The Long Beach Petroleum Club. Our guest speaker will be Doug Durst of Enventure Global Technology. He will be giving a presentation entitled "Expandable Technology: Value Driven Solutions for Drilling and Production". A complete abstract and bio are below.

Long Beach Petroleum Club
3636 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
Registration: 11:30 AM
Buffet Lunch: 11:30 AM
Presentation: 12:00-1:00 PM
$20.00 members,
Free for students.

Expandable Technology: Value Driven Solutions for Drilling and Production
by Doug Durst, Enventure Global Technology


Technology continually drives forward, enabling operators to produce assets more efficiently and strategically. From drilling to re-stimulating, expandable technology is proving to be an economical, value-based solution in a broad range of applications. Incorporating expandable technology into primary well design has reduced overall well costs by up to 30% in some fields. In addition to addressing drilling mitigation issues and remediation and rejuvenation of older wells, applications such high temperature/steamflood environments, frac and refrac liners are helping operators dramatically increase production in new and existing wellbores. With more than 1,100 installations in the past ten years, solid expandable technology advancements have achieved industry-wide recognition through execution excellence and high reliability as successful commercial and technical solutions for drilling and production enhancement.


Doug Durst has both extensive years and a diversified background in the upstream oilfield service industry. He has been involved in areas of design, development, product and field application, business development, marketing, product line management and project management related to both drilling and completion/production related products and services. He is an accomplished contributor to the industry as he has published numerous technical articles and papers as well as issued multiple patents. Inclusive of multiple overseas assignments Doug has traveled and worked in over twenty seven countries. Doug earned a BSME in Mechanical Engineering with additional hours toward both a MSIE and a MBA and is also a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Additionally, Durst has served as an advisory board member and representative in various industry groups. In his current capacity at Enventure Global Technology as a Global Manager, Doug is responsible for supporting all aspects of the business growth of expandable production/completion solutions.

Katherine Wallgren, Forum Chairperson,

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