PESA’s Energy Educators Committee & Ellwood Group, Inc. invite you to join ASM International for a general overview of basic metallurgy, application appropriate material selection, operational and environmental effects on equipment & infrastructure, and how to avoid common design traps.  Each participant will receive a 1 year membership to ASM and 8 Professional Development Hours. 


Who Should Attend:

  • Equipment Design & Maintenance Engineers
  • Reservoir Engineers
  • Metallurgists
  • Chemical & Petroleum Industry Specialists
  • Managers
  • Geologists
  • Sales Professionals


Course Outline:

I. Basic Metallurgy

a. Structure of Metals

b. Ferrous Alloys

c. Steel Manufacturing

d. Heat Treatment

II. Oil and Gas Production

a. Primer on Oil Production

i. Oilfield Geology

ii. Drilling

iii. Completion

iv. Production

b. Equipment:


ii. Drilling Equipment

iii. Production Equipment

iv. Artificial Lift Equipment

v. Offshore and Subsea

III. Enhanced Oil Recovery

a. Why EOR?

b. Well Stimulation

i. Acidizing

ii. Hydraulic Fracturing

c. Secondary Recovery

i. Water Flooding

ii. Gas Injection

d. Tertiary Recovery

i. Fire Flooding

ii. Steam Flooding

iii. Miscible Displacement

iv. Chemical Flooding


Instructor: Michael Pendley

Dress Code: Business Casual

Breakfast & Lunch will be provided


Corporate Sponsor:

Ellwood Group, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of engineered ferrous and non-ferrous sections in a wide variety of shapes, weights, and material grades. They provide vertically fully integrated services ranging from ingot production, open die/closed die forgings, rough machining, heat treat, mechanical testing, NDE, corrosion resistant cladding, and finish machining.   

Member Company employees who wish to register for a meeting at member rates, and do not have an established login, please contact

Cancellations for refund must be received by April 3, 2017. There will be a $10 processing fee for withdrawn registrations.

Oilfield Metallurgy Seminar Sponsored by Ellwood Group, Inc.

  • Tuesday Apr 04 2017, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • PESA Citywest Building
    2500 Citywest Blvd.
    Houston, Texas
    United States