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1990

Roles

  • BHP Petroleum - Graduate Drilling Engineer - Darwin

Achievements

Major Activities

In 1990 John worked in the Drilling department providing well site engineering support to the three drilling rigs in operation at that time. This involved 'hands on' day to day experience in logistics, equipment preparation, inspection and maintenance, contractor supervision, safety, progress monitoring and reporting. Other duties included process improvement projects, drilling calculations, well surveying, equipment evaluation, and 'trouble shooting'.

Training

Influential reading
A brief History of Time - Stephen W Hawking - Bantam Books - ISBM 0-553-40165-3
The Improbable Machine - Jeremy campbell - Simon & Schuster - ISBN 0-671-72509-2
Chaos - James Gleick - Cardinal - ISBN 0-7474-0413-5
I Am Right-You Are Wrong: From This to the New Renaissance : From Rock Logic to Water Logic - Edward de Bono - Penguin Books - ISBN: 0140126783 
Memory and Brain - Larry R. Squire - Oxford University Press - ISBN 0-19-504208-5
The Emperor's New Mind - Roger Penrose - Vintage - ISBN 0-09-977170-5
Genethics - David Suzuki & Peter Knudtson - Allen & Unwin Australia - ISBN 0-04-442119-2