Stephen Forrester


Stephen Forrester is content development manager at Gyrodata where he oversees technical writing and strategic communications initiatives for gyroscopic surveying and wireline product lines. Previously, he worked at National Oilwell Varco in technical writing roles, covering rig equipment, completion tools, bottomhole assembly design, downhole drilling dynamics, and drilling automation. Before that, he worked in the oil and gas division of Lloyd’s Register, where he was a technical editor for reports on inspections and certifications of subsea blowout preventers. As a member of SPE, Forrester serves on the editorial board for The Way Ahead and works with the SPE Young Member Engagement Committee.

  • TWA editor Stephen Forrester recently had a conversation with Sean Huang, Cofounder of Matidor about his current venture and his prior experiences as an entrepreneur.
  • I don't know how anyone could see a sight like this rig and not marvel at its sheer size, design, ingenuity, and engineering excellence. One of the largest land rigs ever built, Doyon 26—aptly nicknamed "The Beast"—is going to drill some of the longest ERD wells in the world in an extremely technically challenging Arctic environment. What an awesome experience to visi…