Congratulations to James Meeke who joins the ranks of those who have achieved a perfect 100% score in the “Principles & Procedures” in the IWCF Well Control exam and a reward of £250 from Aberdeen Drilling School.
James is a Drilling Engineer with SPD, a provider of well engineering services to the oil & gas industry, with headquarters in Dubai, UAE and offices in Aberdeen and Doha, Qatar.
James graduated with a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from U.Q. in Australia in 2001. He worked for service companies in the Middle East and North Africa for 4 years before joining SPD. For the past two years, James has been working for SPD as a Drilling Engineer based in Dubai. This entails a variety of drilling engineering and supervisory work. He is currently working on an exploration project offshore Mozambique.
In the spare time that his job allows, James enjoys travelling, reading and bushwalking.
When asked how he will use the £250 prize, James said he intends to “Shout the guys in the office some drinks, and see what’s left after that!”