Workover Solutions

Workover Solutions dials thru-tubing wireline to the Middle East

It was great to meet with
Mark Miller and Chuck Matula of Workover Solutions (WOS) last week ahead of International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) in Saudi Arabia to track the company’s Middle East business expansion. Mark founded WOS in 2015 and currently serves as CEO and Chuck is VP MENA.  

WOS’s hallmark rests on advanced patented technology and know-how, providing quality thru-tubing technology and wireline services to the completions and production markets. The WOS team is comprised of industry veterans spanning all regions of the energy industry with proven experience and cutting-edge solutions.    

It was good to see at IPTC today that know-how is seen as just as important as technology. IPTC kicked off with a Workshop: Human Capital and Development. Speakers included Luqmahani Mustafa Kamal, Head of Human Capital Strategy – PETRONAS, Muzzamil Khider, SVP – Chief People Officer - Baker Hughes, Tracy Josefovsky, Vice President Human Resources – Halliburton, Ghassan Mirdad, CEO - Arabian Drilling, Bonnie Houston, Chief Administrative Officer – NOV, Aparna Raman, President of Reservoir Performance – SLB, Giedre Malinauskaite, Chief Strategy Officer – CNTX, Radhika Punshi, Managing Director - The Talent Enterprise, Pinar Yilmaz, Chair - IPTC Board of Directors. This session was moderated by Rayan AlGhanim, Head of the Southern Area Petrophysics – Aramco, Ala Al-Zayer, Petroleum Engineer – Aramco, Mohammad Alnajrani, Certified Soft Skills Trainer and Consultant, Lisa Silipigno-O'Brien, P.E., HR Manager Saudi Arabia and Bahrain – SLB, Mohammed Fuad Aljaafari, Petroleum Engineer – Aramco, Loha Lababidi, Geologist - Saudi Aramco.  

This was followed by The Emerging Leaders Forum with speaker MAHDI ALADEL, CEO - Aramco Ventures and panelists Fahad Alajlan, President – KAPSARC and MAHDI ALADEL, CEO - Aramco Ventures.

We are looking forward to catching up with clients on connections as IPTC draws to a close tomorrow afternoon in Saudi Arabia. HFI’s SAVI - Saudi Arabia Ventures Initiative (SAVI) supports advanced petroleum technology and energy transition technology ventures in Saudi Arabia, supporting clients to address key challenges including foreign ownership laws, local partner agreements, technology licences, manufacturing facilities contracts, corporate taxation, IKTVA and Saudisation.