Dr. Robello Samuel is working with Halliburton in Houston and he began his career working on rigs as a field drilling engineer and in the industry for more than 33 years. He is a thought leader, and innovator and is regarded as one of the worldâ€™s most influential contributors to advancement of research in drilling engineering. He has taught on the faculty of various universities and holds an adjunct professor appointment (concurrent) at the University of Houston and at USC, LA. He holds BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering, as well as MS and PhD degrees in petroleum engineering.
His areas of interest are solving grand drilling challenges, modeling, optimization, data analytics and automation.