Instructor Biography

Joyce Thomas
Instructor/Consultant
281-783-5265
832-360-5871
Joyce's Resume
Bio: Thirty-four years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. Extensive background and experience in Operations, Research and Development, Technology, Safety, Quality, Project Management, Training, and Executive Management.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Present: Instructor/Consultant

2011-2015: Energy Training Solutions, The Woodlands, Texas, Principal/President

1998-2011: Baker Hughes Incorporated

  • Vice President US Land Wireline Systems - Responsible for all aspects of Operations related to sales, service, employee development, and technical support to deliver financial results.
  • Corporate Director - Led corporate reorganization project to transform from a multi-division silo model to a geo-market structure which included all aspects of business processes.
  • HR Director - Designed and implemented an enterprise-wide, multi-phase Leadership Exellence and Development (LEAD) program for the global engineering workforce.
  • Vice President Reliability and Quality - Led global quality, reliability, and maintenance organization to improve well site efficiency across all drilling and evaluation services which included a competency based career development program for maintenance technicians.
  • Director Special Projects - Managed a joint product line integration project which included the design and build of a 237,000 sq ft research and manufacturing facility. The project was featured in Design Build Magazine, August 2000

1987-1998: Western Atlas International

  • Research and Development - Held several positions in R&D including Project Manager and R&D Development Manager responsible for the design and development of technology projects.
  • Operations - Held several positions including UK Region Manager responsible for North Sea Operations and North American Operations Manager responsible for all aspects of business activities to deliver financial results
  • Technology - Served as both Western Hemisphere and Global Technical Manager responsible for translating industry technical requirements into R&D project requirements.

1980-1987: Dresser Atlas, Inc.

  • Field Operations - Held several positions in the field including General Engineer specializing in wireline operations for evaluation and completions in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana for land and offshore operations.

EDUCATION:

Master of Science Physics 1980 - Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kansas)

B.S.E in Chemistry - Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kansas)

Thunderbird School of Global Management - BHI Leadership Institute

SMU - Seminar for Senior Executives in the Oil and Gas Industry

Various HSE, ISO and Quality courses

Various Compliance courses (FCPA, Antitrust, and Economic Trade Sanctions)


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