Mr. Charles Johnston, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Petroleum
Engineer with over 35 years of extensive onshore
& offshore experience in the petroleum, oil & gas industry.
His field of expertise lie mainly in the area of on Offshore Drilling; Production, Drilling & Workover Operations; Deep-High Pressure Exploratory Well Development & Subsea Completions;
Reservoir Engineering; Advanced Drilling, Completions, Servicing &
WorkOver Operations; Deviated & Horizontal Wells
Engineering; Slickline and Perforating Operations; Well Bore Optimization;
and Production Engineering.
Presently, he heads a leading consultancy and engineering company as its Drilling
Consultant where he is in charge of the drilling offshore deep high pressure
exploratory wells, development wells & conventional and subsea completions.
His rich experience and lengthy career life has
got him working with numerous international companies like ARAMCO, Marathon
Oil (Gulf of Mexico & Indonesia), IMCO Drilling (Texas,
USA), CNOOC (China National Offshore Oil
Corporation), Benton Oil &
Gas (Venezuela), LukOil-AIK (Russia), Pacific
Petroleum (Russia), G&A International
(Indonesia), and Petroleum Engineers International (Gulf of
Mexico), and in varying capacities such as being the Consultant, the Vice
President for Operations, the General Manager, Drilling
Consultant, Drilling Advisor, Chief Production Engineer, Platform Superintendent, Advanced
Drilling Engineer, Advanced Reservoir Engineer, Lead
Production Engineer, Lead Operations Engineer, Assistant
Manager, and as a Mud Engineer.
Furthermore, his passion for teaching brought him
to establish linkage programs between universities and companies for courses
he has greatly contributed in such as Drilling Fluids, Abnormal
Pressure Detection, Wireline, Well
Testing & Sampling, Deviated & Horizontal Wells Engineering, Production
Engineering, Blowout Prevention, Advanced Reservoir
Engineering, Pollution Control, Reservoir Geology, Nodal
Analysis and Gas Lift Nodal Analysis.
Mr. Johnston has a Masters and Bachelors
Degrees in Petroleum Engineering and is a highly
regarded member of the Society of Petroleum