Bob Knoll with H-Tech Petroleum Consulting Inc., in Calgary, AB, Canada, is a leading expert in horizontal/complex wells. He has more than 32 years of diverse upstream experience, holding senior operational, technical, and managerial positions in oil and gas projects worldwide. As project coordinator of the DEA-44 Project (Horizontal Technology JIP), he is experienced in applying modern exploitation technologies to real-world problems. Since 1990, he has authored and presented more than 260 technical training and management programs in every major petroleum province in the world, with consistently excellent reviews. His multidisciplinary background of engineering, geology, field operations, and management, accompanied by an entertaining talent for explaining complex issues, provides for a uniquely positive and immediately applicable learning experience.