Tech Talks: Simplifying API Standards for Intervention Pressure Control

In this SPE Tech Talk, Schlumberger's Jon Haslanger and Matt Givens will discuss how new API standards and Cameron Wireline Intervention Pressure Control Equipment are simplifying compliance for intervention operations — aiming to make it easier for both operators and service companies to quickly confirm they have the right equipment for the job. In this discussion, the pair will dive into how the API new standards will define equipment performance and validation criteria, permitting quick and clear comparison of equipment performance by everyone.

This Tech Talk is categorized under the Production and Operations technical discipline.

David Gibson (Moderator)


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David Gibson has earned a reputation as a disruptive thought leader in the field of emerging oilfield technology.An engineer-turned-entrepreneur, David now owns and manages Gibson Reports, a MWD and Directional Drilling market research firm as well as a partner and board member for several start-up companies. Launching his oilfield career as a UTA-trained Mechanical Engineer, David has a 14-year track record of working for both major and independent service providers in global and domestic onshore and offshore capacities operating a wide range of tools from survey-on-connection to offshore penta-combos.Serving in leadership roles ranging from Sub-Committee Chair to Board of Directors in several professional oil and gas associations like IADD, SPE, AADE and IADC, David is a highly-requested public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.Known for his catchphrase, "know your industry", David's core mission is to drive the oil and gas industry toward a more knowledgeable, sustainable future.

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Jon Haslanger

Product Champion


Jon has 15 years of experience with Schlumberger across the Middle East, America, Europe and Africa.  He began his career as a wireline field engineer covering on and offshore operations with Schlumberger and has worked in various roles in operations management, marketing, and operations support.  Currently he is the Product Champion for Intervention pressure control equipment.   

Matthew Givens

Domain Expert


Matthew has been with Schlumberger for 20 years primarily focused on Cameron Pressure Control technology (PCE). Working in Houston, TX and Patterson, LA, Matt spent 14 years in Engineering supporting Cameron Surface and Subsea Wellheads, BOP Stacks, and PCE Aftermarket Repair/Remanufacture. Matt also served as the Marketing & Technology Business Development Manager and is currently the Domain Expert for PCE. 

This SPE Live Tech Talk is sponsored by Schlumberger.


Related links and resources:

Wireline Intervention Pressure Control System


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