Ken Dupal has over 40 years of industry experience, primarily in deepwater Well Engineering. This includes 33 years with Shell International Exploration and Production, and 7 years as VP Engineering for ExPert E&P Consulting. His career includes a wide range of well engineering, well operations, supervision, and management positions, for domestic and international activity.

Ken has experience in technology development and implementation for deepwater well design and operations. Ken’s most recent position, prior to retirement,  was Engineering Manager of DW Wells Process Safety, which included responsibilities for Well Control, Emergency response, Rig construction/project support, BOP reliability, and HPHT equipment.

Ken has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from Penn State University