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SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition
22–23 March 2022

The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center
The Woodlands, Texas

Richard B. Spears

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Richard B. Spears

RichardRichard Spears is one of the owners and managing directors of Spears & Associates, an oilfield market research firm founded in 1965. The firm has over 300 clients worldwide, including all major oil companies, all major oilfield service companies, and most major investors. Richard has been with the firm since 1985. Richard started his professional career as a field engineer for Halliburton in Enid, Oklahoma and has worked globally.

Richard is a 36-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Richard is on the board of directors of Varel Energy Services, a global manufacturer of drill bits and completion equipment; Advanced Industrial Devices, a manufacturer of artificial lift controls; Pruitt, a leader in managed pressure drilling; and ignis H2 Energy, a renewable energy corporation.  Richard is on the board of Fellowship for Performing Arts, a Broadway theater company, and is chairman of the board of Regent Preparatory School, a 550-student classical Christian school in Tulsa.  Richard has held board seats for Abrado Wellbore Services, Allied Horizontal Wireline Services, Evolution Engineering, Universal Pegasus, Federal Flange, W-Technology LINK and the Bill Shaffer Foundation, some as board chairman.

Richard Spears, along with other family members, invests through a variety of family-owned limited liability corporations, including Sequoyah Capital Partners, Shelter Capital and Council Oaks Partners. In all entities Richard acts as managing partner.

 

Keynote Luncheon

Despite the world’s efforts to replace oil and gas with some other form of energy, oil and gas demand will continue to grow for another generation because it is cheap, dense, and readily transportable around the globe. But with banks and investors reluctant to re-enter the industry, how will that growth happen? US land factors large in that growth. What is the impact on the domestic oil industry and its service infrastructure?

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8:30 AM
    • Technical
    Waterway 1-3
    Challenging horizontal and multilateral projects are reaching the limits of existing intervention me ...
    • Technical
    Waterway 4
    With continued CAPEX constraints in our industry, OPEX-driven well intervention is vital. Operators ...
10:00 AM
    • Poster
    Station 1, Waterway 1
    Knowledge Sharing ePosters allow one-on-one interactions with presenters and opportunities to study ...
    • Poster
    Station 2, Waterway 4
    Knowledge Sharing ePosters allow one-on-one interactions with presenters and opportunities to study ...
12:00 PM
    • Keynote Lunch
    Waterway 5
    Despite the world’s efforts to replace oil and gas with some other form of energy, oil and gas deman ...
1:30 PM
    • Technical
    Waterway 1-3
    Multilaterals, difficult hydrostatic operating pressures, extended lateral length, deep water, or HT ...
    • Technical
    Waterway 4
    From coiled tubing to wireline, this session explores expanding applications while improving the rel ...
3:00 PM
    • Poster
    Station 1, Waterway 1
    Knowledge Sharing ePosters allow one-on-one interactions with presenters and opportunities to study ...
    • Poster
    Station 2, Waterway 4
    Knowledge Sharing ePosters allow one-on-one interactions with presenters and opportunities to study ...
7:30 AM
    • General / Plenary
    Waterway 5
    Join us for our Operator Roundtable where we have invited some of the industry’s key experts to disc ...
9:15 AM
    • Technical
    Waterway 1-3
    This session presents a range of offshore well intervention and production enhancement challenges an ...
    • Technical
    Waterway 4
    This informative session will incorporate a variety of technical papers focused on addressing indust ...
1:30 PM
    • Technical
    Waterway 1-3
    Operational experiences and lessons learned in the application of intervention technologies to fract ...
    • Technical
    Waterway 4
    Historical and new means of gathering subsurface and equipment data can be used to improve well inte ...
3:00 PM
    • Poster
    Station 2, Waterway 4
    Knowledge Sharing ePosters allow one-on-one interactions with presenters and opportunities to study ...

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