“If you want the good stuff (performance), then you have to use the bad stuff.” This has been a long-standing slogan in the oilfield production chemicals business, referring to the use of synthetic chemistries. The meaning of it? Chemicals that performed the best were also some of the most toxic…
Jason Thompson, Business Development Director, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions. Jason is responsible for developing and managing Locus Bio-Energy’s award-winning AssurEOR treatment program business in the US. For the past 16 years he has been working in all aspects of oil field production chemicals, previously as the District Manager of USA West (California and Alaska) for Clariant Oil Services. Jason holds an MBA and is qualified as a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Dr. Janaina I. S. Aguiar, Application Scientist, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions. Dr. Aguiar is a chemical engineer with Master’s degree and PhD in Science and Technology of Polymers. She has more than 10 years of experience in oil R&D. Dr. Aguiar has experience studying the mechanisms of actions for oilfield solutions and finding innovative solutions for flow assurance problems related to asphaltenes and wax deposition, emulsions stability and compatibility of surfactants and polymers.
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.