Please check an answer for every question.
Cookie settings

We use cookies to personalise content and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use on our site with our analytics partners.
They may combine it with other information that you provided them or that they collected from your use of their services.

Enabling this cookie category allows you to establish statistics of traffic on the site. Disabling them prevents us from monitoring and improving the quality of our services.
Our website may contain sharing buttons to social networks that allow you to share our content on these social networks. When you use these sharing buttons, a link is made to the servers of these social networks and a third-party cookie is installed after obtaining your consent.
Enabling this cookie category would allow our partners to display more relevant ads based on your browsing and customer profile. This choice has no impact on the volume of advertising.

Bertrand Césaire

Unconventional Resources

 

bertrand_cesaire_exploration_production_total

Bertrand Césaire

Bertrand Césaire graduated from the École Centrale de Nantes and joined Total in 1996 as part of the logistics team in the Drilling, Wells & Logistics discipline. He followed the in-house Drilling engineer program, starting with IFP training in 1998, and going on to junior supervision positions on onshore and offshore drilling sites (in Scotland, Bolivia, Iran and Myanmar). He then worked in different operational jobs as a Drilling & Wells engineer, in Scotland, Nigeria and Venezuela.

Between 2006 and 2009, he was an auditor in the Holding’s Audit Division, carrying out assignments in all of the Group’s branches. He returned to the Drilling & Wells discipline and filled several management positions in Norway, working on OBO and R&D topics, then in Italy, as Drilling & Logistics Manager for the Tempa Rossa project.

Back at headquarters in 2015, he conducted a cross-functional study to examine whether Total’s post-Macondo investments are sufficient to manage subsea blow-out risks. The results of his study were used as a basis for the construction of a roadmap on the management of that major risk.

He is now in charge of the Drilling & Wells department of the Unconventional Product Line (DSO/NC/FP), which is focusing on reducing drilling costs (industrialization, improvement of technical standards) and optimizing hydraulic fracturing (SRV optimization).

Unconventional

Our Vaca Muerta Project in Argentina