Due to the prolonged situation surrounding COVID-19 we would like to offer our membership online learning opportunities to continue our mandate of improving methods and knowledge surrounding abandonments. We are pleased to offer online classes focused on cementing courtesy of Kirk Harris and Thoroughbond LLC.

If you know of valuable online resources or virtual presentation opportunities please continue to provide this information and feedback to the WIA Society Team.



Thoroughbond LLC

Virtual Learning Series – Bond Logs, Cementing, Macondo Review & Cementing Vent Flows

Kirk Harris


Kirk Harris is the founder and technical advisor for ThoroughBond LLC, which provides technical support and innovation for cementing and bond log interpretation. Prior to his current position, he was the global cementing advisor for Occidental Petroleum, Talisman Energy, and Repsol. Kirk has a total of thirty-eight years of cementing experience, many of those spent with Halliburton, where he worked as a cementing and research engineer. During his career with Halliburton, he also was the regional cementing advisor for Asia- Pacific, Australia, Europe, Africa, the Permian Basin, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Kirk holds several cementing patents, has authored several papers, and served on the AADE Houston chapter fluids committee. He hosts a monthly webinar on cement log evaluation, and his current projects include thru-tubing cement log interpretation, and the identification/remediation of bradenhead pressure. Kirk graduated from Purdue University with a degree in civil engineering.


April 8, 2020 – 1:00 pm – 3 Hour Webinar – Bond Logs – Free Training

April 15, 2020 – 1:00 pm – Bond Logs – Interpreting the USIT (Ultrasonic Cement Logs)

April 20, 2020 – 1:00 pm – What Happened at Macondo – Webinar

April 22, 2020 – 1:00 pm – Cementing Vent Flow

If you wish to participate please visit and register online.

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