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McCalvin Institute of Knowledge Workshops

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McCalvin Institute of Knowledge
12603 Southwest Freeway
Suite 166
Stafford, Texas 77477

Date

Workshop

February 24, 25 Accountability Workshop
March 10, 11, 12 Communications/accountability
April 8-9 OPIS: Oilfield Product International Specifications
April 14, 15, 16 Communications/accountability
May 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 Communications/accountability/presentations
May 18-19 OPIS: Oilfield Product International Specifications
May 20-21 PRODTEK: Production Technologies of producing wells
June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 Communications/accountability/ presentations/action-plan
July Closed for Vacations
August 10-11 OPIS: Oilfield Product International Specifications
August 12-13 PRODTEK: Production Technologies of producing wells
August 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Communications/accountability/presentations action-plan
September 21, 22, 23, 24 Communications/accountability/ action-plan
October 12, 13,14, 15 Communications/accountability/presentations
October 19-20 OPIS: Oilfield Product International Specifications
October 21-22 PRODTEK: Production Technologies of producing wells
October 26, 27 ARTlift: Artificial lifting technology of producing wells
November 5-6 DRILTEK: drilling technologies for producing wells
November 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Communications/accountability/presentations/ action-plan
November 16-17 OPIS: Oilfield Product International Specifications
November 19-20 PRODTEK: Production Technologies of producing wells
December 7-11 Open Week for any workshops as needed

 

Accountability: Crucial accountability

This two day interactive workshop is based upon the proven principals of the VitalSmarts research team of behavioral science professionals. The attendees experience lectures, video examples and role play experiences with their fellow attendees to see and feel the results of utilizing the practices provided. Many of the proposed approaches and m9inor shifts in approach or wording the helps us more readily accept the changes especially when the results are seem and felt. .Each attendee is offered a 30 day free consulting period at the close of the Workshop with an instructor via e-mail or phone to address any related challenge.

Communications: Crucial Conversations

This two day interactive workshop is based upon the proven principals of the VitalSmarts research team of behavioral science professionals. The attendees experience lectures, video examples and role play experiences with their fellow attendees to see and feel the results of utilizing the practices provided. The areas for improvement and assets are identified and practices are improved by repeated reinforcement of the attendee’s peers. The results are seen and felt by each attendee and friendships are built. Each attendee is offered a 30 day free consulting period at the close of the Workshop with an instructor via e-mail or phone to address any related challenge.

Presentations: IXPRES: Skill growth by reviewed practice

This two day interactive workshop is based upon the proven principals developed by 5 McCalvin Institute Instructors each with 30+years of experience of successes and challenges. The attendees experience lectures, and role play experiences with their fellow attendees to see and feel the results of utilizing the practices provided. Many of the proposed methods have pproven to be effective and valuable. At getting the information communicated for accountability. Each attendee is offered a 30 day free consulting period at the close of the Workshop with an instructor via e-mail or phone to address any related challenge.

Action Plans: IACT: Success with Support

This Program includes three two hour face to face visits with a qualified instructor regarding the action plan implementation after the conclusion of the 30 day free consulting period. The three consulting sessions occur within two, four and six months after the Workshop. The attendees experience discussion and role play experiences with a designated instructor. The action plan created during the Workshop is the foundation for these efforts. These are private and personalized for the individual. Personal and business typically follows the implementation of these sessions output! Extended consultation can also be arranged where applicable. Initiation anticipated in June 2015.

OPIS Working knowledge of Oilfield Product International Standards

Recent years have witnessed dramatic advances in technology and the impact on international product standards, which have also increased their complexity and importance. This two day interactive workshop will require a familiarization of the international product standard fundamentals, prerequisite of three years of using product international standards. This will provide an understanding of how to get the value from utilizing and applying the standards, implement the standards and product quality plans within an organization, measure and realize the value from the gathered available information and resources. Career performance is often improved by sourcing this mass of knowledge.

PRODTEK Providing a Working knowledge of Oilfield Product ion practices and systems

This two day interactive workshop requires a pre-requisite of two years of experience in oilfield related work. This workshop will substantiate the fundamentals of production operations and its related technology, operations, tools and services. The workshop includes periods of lecture, power-point illustrations of system and component configurations and problem solving with teams of attendees. Practicing the application of the new knowledge in practical and appropriate familiarization of the fundamentals, This will provide a working understanding of how to get reference and effectively discuss the technologies and realize the value from the gathered available information and resources. Oil Industry observers and reporters’ Technical, field service, purchasing, and administrative personnel in fields related to hydrocarbon well production. Each attendee will benefit from the new contacts and information provided in this foundational workshop.

ARTlift: Artificial lift technology for producing oil wells

This two day interactive workshop requires a pre-requisite of two years of experience in oilfield related work. This workshop will substantiate the fundamentals of artificial lift technology, operations, tools and services. The workshop includes periods of lecture, power-point illustrations of system and component configurations and problem solving with teams of attendees. Practicing the application of the new knowledge in practical and appropriate familiarization of the fundamentals, This will provide a working understanding of how to get reference and effectively discuss the technologies and realize the value from the gathered available information and resources. Oil Industry observers and reporters’ Technical, field service, purchasing, and administrative personnel in fields related to hydrocarbon well production. Each attendee will benefit from the new contacts and information provided in this foundational workshop.

DRILTEK: Drilling practices and technology for producing oil wells

This two day interactive workshop requires a pre-requisite of two years of experience in oilfield drilling related work. This workshop will substantiate the fundamentals of well drilling methods, decision making ,operations, tools and services. The workshop includes periods of lecture, power-point illustrations of system and component configurations and problem solving with teams of attendees. Practicing the application of the new knowledge in practical and appropriate familiarization of the fundamentals, This will provide a working understanding of how to get reference and effectively discuss the technologies and realize the value from the gathered available information and resources. Oil Industry observers and reporters’ Technical, field service, purchasing, and administrative personnel in fields related to hydrocarbon well production. Each attendee will benefit from the new contacts and information provided in this foundational workshop.

Instructor Backgrounds

David E. McCalvin, President / Lead Instructor

Mr. McCalvin is an entrepreneur with 30+ years of professional experience and is a SME – subject matter expert in lower and upper completion equipment systems and services including downhole tools. His consultant expertise comprises product failure analysis, technical advising on corrective and preventative recommendations, performing audits, evaluations and documentation that affect the quality and reliability of products and services. As a leader and author in API and ISO publications and standards, Mr. McCalvin has and is both directing and participating in committees of world experts that actively influence worldwide recommended practices, standards, polices and regulations.

Xuan (Sun) VandeBerg, Instructor

Ms. VandeBerg is an energetic instructor with 18+ years of professional experience in a broad range of engineering and technology fields that have developed her expertise in evaluating product performance, identifying critical issues and optimizing data and trends for technical solutions. Her consultant specialties include proprietary software product performance analysis, documentation of end user experiences to establish an assessment of corrective actions and implement preventative, methodical resolutions for product improvement and enhancements.

Distinguished Guest Instructors

As the locations and availability permit our instructional staff may be supported with mature experts in the business of Production Operations and completions technology. These experts will provide a wealth of background and insight into the workshop to enhance the experience of each attendee. . Because these are special occasions they may not be advanced promotion of our distinguished guest Instructors participation. I can be assured that the dynamics and value of the sessions will be enhanced by their participation.

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