Techsia Inc A multicultural winning team
Techsia Inc was launched in December 2005. The setting-up phase was instrumental in preparing the ground for Aghogho Udi and José Silva to take over support of ourregional client sites and perform demonstrations for futureclients from July 2006. Richard Ellam has since joined theteam in September 2006 as Techsia Inc’s General Managerand Executive Vice President, and we welcome him to theteam. Let us introduce the team to you!
joined Techsia as Regional Manager,Techsia Inc., in September, 2006. Richard has over 12 yearexperience in theoil and gas indus-try with Schlum-berger Wirelineworking speci
-cally in the petro-physical domain. After graduating from Bristol Uni- versity with a
rstclass honoursdegree in Aero-space Engineer-ing, he embarkedon a career inthe highly tech-nical oil industrywith Schlum-berger. With over 7 years experience as a Wireline logging engi-neer, having front line experience in a range of land andoffshore environments in many locations around the worldcovering the Middle East, the North Sea, Russia, West Af-rica and the US., Richard has extensive experience of Wireline data and sample gathering. In particular, his ex-perience in operations spans the application of all types of wireline and LWD data to petrophysical evaluation; he hasworked on the acquisition of pressure and
uid sampledata, NMR, sidewall coring, seismic surveys, perforating technology, production logging and cement evaluation. After this broad base in “front-line acquisition work” Rich-ard has a further 6 years’ experience in Operational Man-agement with speci
c application to Service Quality, Serv-ice Delivery, Product Development and Operations Man-agement. Richard is managing our Techsia Inc subsidiary,and we welcome him to the Techsia team.
received his degree in Petroleum engineer-ing from the University of Port-Harcourt, (Nigeria) in August 2000 and his Master of Science in Petroleum Geo-science and Management at Manchester University,(United Kingdom) in September 2001.He started working for Shell Petroleum DevelopmentCompany, (Port Harcourt - Nigeria) as a Wellsite Engineer/Geologist in February 1998. He followed that with a spell atBP Exploration Operating Company, (Dyce – Aberdeen -UK), being employed as a geologist until June 2002 whenhe took a position as a Drilling Service Engineer withSchlumberger Drilling & Measurement, (Louisiana). Four years later he joined Techsia Inc as a petrophysicist working on regional support and training based in Houston.
entered his career in the oil
eld in 1998 study-ing Geophysical Engineering at the Simon Bolivar Univer-sity, one of the most prestigious universities in Venezuela.He began his working career as a Geophysics Engineer inPDVSA in 2002 as an intern to do Seismic and StructuralInterpretation in the Lake Maracaibo Catatumbo Area. After a successful internship in PDVSA he started working for Petrozuata (a joint venture between ConocoPhillips andPDVSA).In late 2004, he joined Schlumberger to work overseas inthe Gulf of Mexico as a Field Engineer (LWD/MWDservices).In July 2006 he joined Techsia Inc as a Petrophysicist basedin Houston dedicated to regional support and training. We are very happy to count on both Aghogho and Jose atTechsia Inc. As a team they provide a very effective supportoperation and have quickly developed a
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Richard Ellam joined Techsia in Septem-ber 2006 to be Techsia Inc General Man-ager.