In 1912 the French geophysicist Conrad Schlumberger, after recording the first geological map of equipotential curves, applied the data to locating iron ores and subsurface structures that could form traps for minerals such as oil and gas. Conrad and his brother Marcel were pioneering petroleum engineers from France’s oil-rich Alsace…
Shadi Mussa is a global technology product champion for one of the world’s leading oilfield services companies. An expert in communication engineering, petrophysics and telemetry, for two decades Mussa has specialized in innovative telemetry systems for advanced surveying, measurement while drilling (MWD) and logging while drilling. His significant experience in drilling and measurements includes working in
the two largest oil field regions, the Middle East and North America’s Permian Basin. Mussa is a frequent speaker at industry events and was most recently a presenter at the 2020 IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.