JC Cunha, PhD

Petroleum Engineer, BAST – Emerging Technology
US Dept of Interior | Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)

JC Cunha is based in Houston, TX and currently works at the Emerging Technology Branch of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) at the US Department of Interior.

JC has several years of broad experience in the oil industry, Academia, R&D and teaching. He has worked as a manager and as a senior technical advisor in drilling and completion deepwater projects in various South America countries, USA and Africa. He was also the Drilling & Completion Technical Training Leader for Chevron in Houston, TX

Dr. Cunha was also a professor of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada

JC has a PhD degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, Ok, USA.