The Society of Petroleum Engineers NUST Students Chapter (SPE-NSC) organized its inaugural event named "Drilling Techniques and Their Significance" in SMME's Seminar Hall from 1400 hours till 1530 hours, on May 14, 2015 - a sunny Thursday.
Mr. Danish Aman, our guest speaker, is an MWD engineer currently working at Eastern Drilling Services, a multinational company, and has worked for petroleum sector giants Schlumberger and OGDCL in the past, after graduating from UET Lahore. He made the seminar into an interactive session comprising of a presentation and animations followed by questions asked by zealous students during and after the lecture. Roughly 200 persons attended the seminar.
The enlightening presentation started with the classification of industries followed by diverse topics relating drilling. The topics covered were directional drilling and its applications, types of directional wells, and various tools which aid the drilling process. In the end, Dr. Khalid Akhtar (HOD Mechanical), on behalf of NUST-SMME, thanked Mr. Aman and his team for sharing their time and valuable knowledge.
Put short, it was a successful inaugural event by the newly formed society, having a nearly full turnout, which was also the first ever petroleum related event held in NUST.