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Technical Expert Profile

Mark Cooper Oil Consultants Technical Expert
Mark Cooper is Technical Director at Oil Consultants and has oversight of the consultants` competency scheme as well as supporting Oil Consultants project management teams and other technical areas of the business. Mark has spent 30 years working within the oil industry, 26 of which were in well testing and well services. Mark holds a BSc degree in Earth Sciences and a Diploma in Economics and has extensive engineering experience covering the following areas:


Mark worked for two major service companies for over 15 years as a Well Testing Supervisor and Coordinator and went on to be the lead Well Testing Engineer for Norsk Hydro, Ranger Oil and Dong for a total of 13 years, He contributed to the NORSOK well testing and drilling standards from 2000 to 2004, helped develop the Wireline Hydrate Melting Tool and the Downhole Well Testing System (SILD) in conjunction with Halliburton and Norsk Hydro. Mark is a full member of the SPE.

  • Well test planning and supervision 
  • HPHT
  • Deepwater operations
  • Well testing principles and objectives
  • Planning, operating and supervising well interventions with Slickline, electric wireline and coiled tubing
  • Design and installation of well completions including tubing stress analysis, hardware and material selection



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