January 8th, at 14:30 in PA1 Technical Amphitheater (Alameda)
Alan S. Phelps
“THE OIL INDUSTRY- AN EXCELLENT GLOBAL CAREER OPPORTUNITY”
A practical and concise overview of the Petroleum Industry, touching on mainly the
well drilling processes and also careers and areas of opportunity for engineers. The main
objective is to raise the profile of this industry for Engineers graduating in Portugal
as being an interesting, challenging and rewarding profession.
Slides and Videos from the presentation are available on request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alan S. Phelps – Born and graduated in England 1974 and entered the Petroleum Industry. Career began with Core Laboratories in USA and then from Middle East joined Schlumberger one of the leading Oil Service companies. After working offshore I worked in their training schools as a teacher and then entered management stream at 1978, leading to various director positions including Europe Africa, Brazil Argentina, Peru. I spent some time running my own businesses in Brazil and USA and returned to Petroleum in 1997 with another leading Oil service company Halliburton. I managed their businesses in Angola, Qatar and Oman before returning to Angola. Following retirement in Brazil I worked for a short period advising an investment bank related to a new rig manufacturer in Brasil, before moving to Portugal. Currently still member of SPE-Society of Petroleum Engineers.