Senior Artificial Lift Specialist
Fred is a Senior Artificial Lift Specialist with Murphy Oil in Houston, Texas. He is responsible for Artificial Lift and the Automation and Control of Beam pumped wells in Murphy's Eagleford operations. He has 36 years of experience working in technical and management roles for both manufacturers and producers in Canada, United States and Australia. Prior to joining Murphy Oil, Fred worked with Australia's largest onshore producer to help develop an automation strategy for a large and remote oilfield located in the Outback of central Australia.
\The strategy included remote operation, collaborative environment, fit for purpose automation as well as the training, design and operation of the automated wellsite. In 2012, he co-authored an SPE paper titled Optimization of Beam Pumped Wells Utilizing Variable Speed Drives and Remote Monitoring Software which was presented at the 2012 SPE Intelligent Energy International held in Utrecht, Netherlands.