Martin Culen

Martin has over 24 years of energy industry experience specializing in Underbalanced and Managed Pressure Drilling.  Prior to joining Kelda as Chief Commercial Officer, he was a Principal with Blade Energy Partners, Director of Blade Energy’s offices in Dubai.  In addition to his involvement with MPD and UBD projects, Martin developed training material and was an instructor for Blade’s MPD and UBD courses. Martin is actively involved with the IADC UBO-MPD Committee, having served as the Chairman for the UBD and Training sub-committees, most recently committee Chairman, and head of the API 16RCD task group. He has also served as chair and co-chair for numerous SPE workshops and conferences. Martin is the author of 13 technical papers and holds a patent related to MPD. He graduated with a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Alberta, Canada.

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