Ken Watson

Further Information and CV;


Linkedin Profile
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Curriculum Vitae (Draft);
August 2011 PDF Adobe PDF
May 2020 PDF Adobe PDF

CAD = Computer Aided Design
FEA = Finite Element Analysis

1985-88: Engineering Surveys Reproduction (CAD)
1988-95: Rigserv Ltd (CAD)
1995-97: Brumac Ltd (CAD)
1997-00: Rigserv Ltd (CAD)
2000-12: Weatherford International (CAD + FEA)
2012-20: Senergy / Lloyd's Register (CAD + FEA)
2020-##: Axis Well Technology (CAD)
FEA; Papers, Publications, Presentations and Posters;

Abaqus/Simulia FEA Conferences;
AUC2008 Paper PDF Adobe PDF AUC2008 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
FEA Modelling of Expandable Sand Screens
Presented at the Abaqus Users Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, 19-22 May 2008

SCC2009 Paper PDF Adobe PDF SCC2009 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
FEA Modelling of Expandable Sand Screens Interactions with Rock Formations
Presented at the Simulia Customer Conference, London, United Kingdom, 18-21 May 2009

SCC2010 Paper PDF Adobe PDF SCC2010 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
Cyclic Loading of a Rock Mass for Underground Gas Storage Applications
Presented at the Simulia Customer Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 24-27 May 2010

SCC2011 Paper PDF Adobe PDF SCC2011 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
The use of FEA in sand screen design cuts costs and accelerates development
Presented at the Simulia Customer Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 16-19 May 2011

Simulia Energy Forum;
SEF2010 PDF Adobe PDF
A short history of our Abaqus experiences Abaqus/CAE Abaqus/Standard Abaqus/Explicit
Presented at the Simulia Energy Forum, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 28 April 2010

SEF2011 PDF Adobe PDF
Sand Screen developments using Abaqus to Cut Time and Costs
Presented at the Simulia Energy Forum, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 20 April 2011

Sand Management Network Forum (SPE);
SMF2008 Poster PDF Adobe PDF
Finite Element Analysis of Weatherford Expandable Sand Screen Products
Presented at the 3rd European Sand Management Forum, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 18-19 March 2008

SMF2010 Poster PDF Adobe PDF SMF2010 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
Numerical Modelling capabilities within Weatherford International Ltd. (Poster)
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Cyclic Loading of a Rock Mass f/ Underground Gas Storage Application (Presentation)
Presented at the 4th European Sand Management Forum, Aberdeen, U.K., 10-11 March 2010

Sand Management Network; Technology Forum
Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
ICD simulations using Computational Fluid Dynamics
ICDs and Downhole Flow Control Technology Forum, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 28th November 2013

To in-house engineers;
WFT2009 PDF Adobe PDF - WFT2011 PDF Adobe PDF

SPE Papers;
SPE 143941 PDF Adobe PDF SPE 143941 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
Formation Loading and Deformation of Expandable Sand Screens.
Presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 7-10 June 2011

SPE 168419 Paper PDF Adobe PDF SPE 168419 Presentation PDF Adobe PDF
Complex Completion Design and Inflow Prediction Enabled by Detailed Numerical Well Modelling.
Presented at the SPE International Symposium on Formation Damage Control, Lafayette, USA, 26-28 Feb' 2014

SPE 169640 PDF Adobe PDF
The Use of CFD to Troubleshoot Excessive Metal Loss in a Carbon Steel Flowling: A Case History.
Presented at the SPE International Oilfield Corrosion Conference, Aberdeen, U.K., 12-13 May 2014

SPE 174194 PDF Adobe PDF
Understanding Perforation Geometry Influence on Flow Performance Using CFD.
Presented at the SPE European Formation Damage Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 3-5 June 2015

Main Software Proficiencies;
Simulia - Abaqus FEA
Abaqus / Simulia (FEA)

PTC - ProEngineer - 3D CAD
ProEngineer / PTC (CAD)

CAD; Examples of work from through the years

The very early CAD days, Click here for 1985 - 1988
The early CAD days, Click here for 1988 - 1995
More early CAD days, Click here for 1995 - 1997
Later CAD days, Click here for 1997 - 2000
Start of the "solid" CAD work, Click here for 2000 - 2011

WellScope Brochure (CFD), Click here 2015 Adobe PDF
CAD and FEA work, Click here 2016 Adobe PDF
CAD for CFD work, Click here 2016 Adobe PDF
CAD Modelling Capabilities, Click here for 2020 Adobe PDF

Extras;
Click here for a Driller's Cabin and Drillfloor, Modelled in AutoCAD 12 (2000) GIF Animated GIF
Click here and here for an Office, Modelled in Pro-E (2006) PDF's Adobe PDF