Well-SENSE Technology bolsters US presence
Source: think PR for Well-SENSE Technology , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Sat March 3, 2018 2:05 pm

INTERNATIONAL. Downhole technology specialist, Well-SENSE, has continued its expansion in the US with the launch of a new business and a key appointment. 

The Aberdeen-based company has launched Well-SENSE Inc. as part of global expansion plans and to meet growing demand for its technology in the US. With a number of field trials in the pipeline over coming months, the Houston-based subsidiary will be headed up by Tad Bostick who becomes Western Hemisphere commercial director.

Prior to joining the company, Tad led Weatherford’s global reservoir monitoring product line before becoming Vice President of the global production optimisation business unit.
Boasting over 35 years’ industry experience, Tad began his career with Western Geophysical working in surface seismic exploration and borehole seismic logging. He has held various positions in field engineering, technical support and product management.

Throughout his career, Tad has been actively involved in innovative sensing and monitoring technologies for oil and gas applications worldwide. His new role will see him lead Well-SENSE Inc’s operations and expand delivery of Well-SENSE’s innovative FiberLine Intervention technology (FLI) in the region.

The award winning FLI system uses a bare fibre optic line for distributed sensing of temperature, pressure and acoustic data to profile a well over time. The system is disposable, compact and low cost to deploy and operate. Active-FLI components deliver enhanced capabilities such as HD cameras with real time video streaming and tractor driven access for deviated wells.
Craig Feherty, Well-SENSE CEO, said: “We’re growing at a significant rate and the potential opportunities for our technology in the US are huge. We must make sure we have a team equipped to handle this growth, so Tad is a key appointment for us. As commercial director, he will be responsible for driving our business forward in the US, shaping innovation, and will be instrumental in initiating a recruitment drive for the subsidiary in the near future.”

Commenting on his appointment, Tad said: “I’m extremely pleased to join Well-SENSE. FLI is highly innovative; it offers an entirely new approach to well intervention and combines several innovative concepts in a single package.

“The dynamic team has propelled its state-of-the-art technology into the European market and I am very much looking forward to replicating this throughout the US, as we continue to achieve fantastic results with FLI.”

Well-SENSE, alongside ClearWELL Oilfield Solutions, Well-Centric, and the recently launched Pragma Well Technology, is part of the FrontRow Energy Technology Group.

Photo Captions:
1. (above)  Tad Bostick joins Well-SENSE as Western Hemisphere commercial director
2. (inset)  For illustrative purposes only (File photo)

About Well-SENSE Technology Ltd
 Well-SENSE is a downhole solutions provider for the oil and gas market. Based in Aberdeen and the US, the company is focused on providing advanced well intervention and well completion solutions. By integrating complementary technologies from other sectors and creating strategic alliances with industry specialists, the team delivers ‘engineering without limits’.
About FrontRow
 FrontRow is led by a senior management team with unrivalled oil and gas expertise. It comprises a group of complementary businesses with extensive experience in energy technology, focused on bringing new solutions to market to meet industry challenges, particularly for operators managing mature producing assets in a low oil price environment.
FrontRow is actively growing its group through new business acquisitions, with particular interests in:
•             Well flow assurance and production enhancement
•             Well integrity and asset life extension
•             Well intervention systems and completion products
•             Subsea well access and well control systems
•             Offshore drilling performance and safety enhancement
For more information, please visit www.frontrow-energy.co.uk



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