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About the Interviewee
Jose Carlos (JC) Cunha is currently D&C Technical Training Leader for Chevron. In addition, Cunha serves on the Board of Directors for SPE as Technical Director for Management & Information.
Cunha’s career spans engineering, teaching, and management positions in South and North America, Africa, and the Caribbean. Prior positions include manager of the Center of Offshore Excellence for Ecopetrol America in Houston, Texas, drilling manager for Petrobras International, well operations manager for Petrobras America in Houston, and associate professor of petroleum engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada.
Cunha has served on several SPE committees. He chaired JPT’s Editorial Committee from 2009 to 2012, was vice-chair of the SPE Edmonton Section in Canada, and chair of the SPE Technical Communities Coordinating Committee.
Cunha has authored several technical articles including more than 30 SPE papers and has coauthored two recently published SPE books on the fundamentals of drilling engineering and advanced drilling technologies. He was an SPE Distinguished Lecturer during 2010–11.
Cunha earned a BS degree in civil engineering from Juiz de Fora Federal University, Brazil, and a PhD degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
About the Interview
JC Cunha: An interview conducted by Amy Esdorn for the Society of Petroleum Engineers, September 27, 2015.
Interview SPEOH000121 at the Society of Petroleum Engineers History Archive.
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INTERVIEWEE: JC Cunha
INTERVIEWER: Amy Esdorn
DATE: September 27, 2015
PLACE: Houston, Texas