The Formation Testing SIG (FTSIG) strives to advance formation pressure and sampling methods and knowledge (est. December 2010)



**Annual Formation Testing Conference (in-person) event
returns in May4, 2023!


Contact us at [email protected]

Planned Agenda

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      BP Helius Plaza Auditorium
      201 Helios Way, Houston, TX 77079
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Steering Committee:


Steve Smith, Baker Hughes

Vice-Chair Technology

Gibran Hashmi, Halliburton


Camilo Gelvez Gonzalez, BP


Scotty Paul , Schlumberger


Margaret Waid, The Waid Group

W. Wade Samec, Halliburton

Carlos Torres-Verdin, The University of Texas at Austin

Mark Proett, Independent Consultant

Wilson Pineda, BP

Tarek Mohamed, The University of Texas at Austin

Irina Baca Espinoza, Weatherford

Juan Carlos Nunez, KAPPA Engineering

The SIG plans to host one meeting per year on various topics pertaining to formation testing.

  Some general SIG activities anticipated:
- SIG related meetings, workshops, short courses, and sessions at general/annual meetings
- Maintain contacts with other professional societies that are also concerned with formation testing
- Web-based information exchange, perhaps including posting of papers, experts list, question area
- Provide leadership for technical standardization activities or QA/QC related with pressure measurements or fluid sample acquisition

Click here for the Formation Testing and Sampling LinkedIn Group.