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Technical Sessions - Monday, 1400-1700

Room 212

Integrated Workflows in Challenging Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Samih Batarseh, Aera Energy; Keith Boyle, Chevron; Tonya Brami, ExxonMobil; Randy Lafollette, Baker Hughes

Integrated subsurface workflows in challenged reservoirs, from tight carbonates to shales.

1400

159923

A Petrophysical Model to Estimate Relative and Effective Permeabilities in Hydrocarbon Systems and to Predict Ratios of Water to Hydrocarbon Productivity
M. Holmes, A. Holmes, D.I. Holmes, Digital Formation

1425

158178

Real-Time Prediction Ahead of the Bit in an Exploration Well in the Cordillera Basin, Colombia
H. Duque, C. Ramirez, D. Quinn, Y. Rodriguez, Halliburton; J. Jaramillo, J. Ruiz, Maurel et Prom

1450

159132

Geosteering the Impossible Well: A Success Story From the North Sea
S. Leveque, C. Dupuis, Schlumberger; T. Staermose, E. Esmerode, P. Linnet, DONG EP; G. Raeper, Schlumberger

1545

159134

Integrated Reservoir Delineation and Development of Deep, Tight Carbonates: Kuwait Case Study
E.H. Al-anzi, N.S. Rao, S. Al‑Ashwak, V.K. Kidambi, N.H. Al-ajmi, J.D. Rao, K.A. Al-ateeqi, R.H. Al-Mayyas, A.M. Al-Anzi, A.S. Odreman, M.N. Acharya, Kuwait Oil Company; S. Chakravorty, T.L. De Keyser, Schlumberger

1610

155868

Influence of Property Modeling Protocols on Net-to-Gross and Hydrocarbons Pore Volume

V.K. Bust, , P.F. Worthington, Gaffney, Cline & Associates

Room 213

Field Optimization and Artificial Lift

Session Chairpersons: Darrin Willauer, Baker Hughes; Elizabeth Zuluaga, Chevron

This session presents novel techniques for optimizing field performance and sucessful application of artificial lift systems.

1400

159881

Lessons Learned from an ESP Development of a Naturally Fractured Carbonate Reservoir Offshore Gabon
L.A. Camilleri, L. Hamza, Schlumberger; O.A. Yucel, V.F. Rodet, B. Breton, Perenco

1425

159186

ESP Technology Maturation: Subsea Boosting System With High GOR and Viscous Fluids
L.J. Barrios, S.L. Scott, Shell; R. Rivera, Kinetic Pump Innovations; K. Sheth, Baker Hughes

1450

159346

Hydraulic Pumping Units Proving Very Successful in Deliquefying Gas Wells in East Texas
J.A. Babbitt, Devon Energy; K. Vincent, Lufkin Industries

1545

156146

Dynamic Simulation Applications To Support Challenging Offshore Operations: A Kitan Oil Field Offshore East Timor Case Study
R. Yokote, V. Donagemma,  Eni; J.C. Mantecon, SPT Group

1610

159550

Closed-Loop Feedback Control in Intelligent Wells: Application to a Heterogeneous, Thin Oil-Rim Reservoir in the North Sea
F.A. Dilib, M.D. Jackson, Imperial College; A. Mojaddam Zadeh, R. Aasheim, K. Arland, A.J. Gyllensten, S.M. Erlandsen, Statoil

1635

157996

Optimizing Water Injection Rates for a Water-flooding Field
F. Liu, C. Guthrie, D. Shipley, Chevron

ePosters

 

159520

Suitability of Horizontal, Inclined, and Vertical Wells on an Indian Offshore Platform Using Pressure Transient Analysis
A. Anand, Indian School of Mines

 

160282

Artificial Lift Optimization With Foamer Technology in the Alliance Shale Gas Field
L. Farina, C. Passucci, A.G. Di Lullo, E. Negri, O. Pascolini, Eni; S. Anderson, S. Page, Quicksilver

Room 214C

Coiled Tubing and Downhole Tools

Session Chairpersons: Robert King, King Consulting; Egil Oestvik, Statoil

This session highlights the use of coiled tubing and specialty tools in well operations. Case studies are presented, as well as discussion of abandonment techniques, tools and methods to enhance efficiency of operations by use of nitrogen, electric line tools, and tubing conveyed perforating, and the application flow simulators in horizontal shale wells."

1400

159246

Effective Mitigation of Tool Sticking Risk in Formation Testing and Fluid Sampling Operations
T. Prasad, Shell; H.C. Castillo, Baker Hughes; H. Elshahawi, Shell

1425

159269

Using Nitrogen for Extended Reach in Coiled Tubing Operations
M. Fiazudeen, Cairn India

1450

159216

Well Abandonment: Abrasive Jetting to Access a Poorly Cemented Annulus and Placing a Sealant
M. Zwanenburg, Schlumberger; G. Mulder, J. Schoenmakers, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij

1545

157081

Coiled Tubing Long Perforation CIRP With Live Correlation GR/CCL Application Via Optical Telemetry: A Success Story at Angsi Field, Malaysia
M.I. Jalil, O. Wei, Petronas; M. Kasim, M. Ishak, Schlumberger

1610

159574

Optimization of Coiled Tubing Extended Reach Practices in the Bakken Region: A Case Study
J. Griffin, Sanjel; C.M. Nichols, Continental Resources

1635

159233

Engineering Analysis of Hand Union Connections in Coiled Tubing Operations
R. Barraez, T. Yeung, Sanjel

Room 217B

Perforating Technology

Session Chairpersons: Steve Metcalf, Baker Hughes; Peggy Rijken, Chevron

This session highlights the most recent advances in perforating technologies through case histories, experimental analysis and numerical modeling.

1400

159771

Ultrastrong Formations: Perforating Challenges, Limits, and Optimization
H.D. Mustafa, A.P. Briner, Petroleum Development Oman; M. Jumaat, B.M. Grove, D.C. Atwood, T. Judd, Schlumberger

1425

159119

Gunshock Risk Evaluation when Perforating High Pressure Wells
C.E. Baumann, K.E. Barnard, H.A. Williams, Schlumberger

1450

158083

Dynamic UnderBalance Perforations Bring Higher Productivities Than Conventional Perforations: A Large Scale Comparative Review from the Tunu Gas Field (Indonesia)
S. Perrier, T. Sugiarto, Total

1545

159852

Successful Application of Electric Line Tractor Assisted Logging and Perforating Technology Saved Significant Time and Associated Rig Costs, and Set Two New Regional Records in Latin America: A Case Study
W. Nunez-Garcia, J. Arciniegas, R. Alvarez, Oxy; B. Valencia, C. Villamizar, M. Goksal, Welltec; E, Parra, R. Salom, Halliburton

1610

159735

Experimental Investigation of Pressure Drop/Flow Rate Relationship for Small Aperture Holes for High Viscosity Fluids
R. Jain, T.A. Long, J. Dickson, ExxonMobil; S.V. Brown, E. Shtepani, Intertek

1635

159920

Optimized Cased and Perforated Completion Designs Through The Use of API RP-19B Laboratory Testing to Maximize Well Productivity
A.D. Procyk, R.C. Burton, ConocoPhillips; D.C. Atwood, B.M. Grove, Schlumberger

ePosters

 

159413

Evaluation of Established Perforation Cleanup Models on Dynamic Underbalanced Perforating
D. Haggerty, G. Craddock, C. Quattlebaum, Halliburton

Room 217A

Drilling Operations

Session Chairpersons: Dan Scott, Baker Hughes; Joachim Oppelt, Baker Hughes

The Session has a diverse set of papers which will be of interest to those involved in drilling. From an analysis of stuck pipe issues and BHA analysis leading to improved performance in the Santos Basin. Managed pressure and an innovative casing exit paper round out this session.

1400

147555

Comparison of Stuck-Pipe and Lost-in-Hole Outcomes by Operator and Well Complexity in US Land Taken From a Global Bit Run Dataset
R.I. Robson, Schlumberger

1425

158933

Experimental Evaluation of Real-Time Mechanical Formation Classification Using Drill String Vibration Measurements
A. Esmaeili, B. Elahifar, University of Leoben; R.K. Fruhwirth, TDE Thonhauser Data Engineering; G. Thonhauser, University of Leoben

1450

159840

Explicit Calculation of Expansion Factors for Collision Avoidance Between Two Co-Planar Survey Error Ellipses
S.J. Sawaryn, BP; A. Jamieson, A.E. McGregor, Tech 21

1545

155516

Successful Implementations of Top-Hole Managed Pressure Cementing in the Caspian Sea
M. Mir Rajabi, R. Stave, B. Rohde, AGR

1610

158491

Event Detection for Managed-Pressure Drilling: A New Paradigm
S. Saeed, R. Lovorn, N. Davis, Halliburton

1635

149625

Innovative Whipstock Technology/Procedures Successfully Complete Challenging Low-Side, Uncemented Casing Exits: UK North Sea

J. Bain, A. Fairweather, Smith Services, a Schlumberger company

ePoster

 

159175

Transitional Kick Tolerance
H.M. Santos, P. Sonnemann, SafeKick

Room 214A

Fracture Diagnostics Measurements and Models to Evaluate Completion Effectiveness

Session Chairpersons: Joseph Frantz, Range Resources; John Lassek, Schlumberger

This session will explore aspects of diagnostics associated with hydraulic fracture treatments. The papers will challenge classic analytical building blocks such as traditional pressure decline analysis and subsurface microseismic monitoring while exploring new techniques of surface and near surface microseismic monitoring. With consideration of executional efficiency and modeling, all facets of hydraulic fracturing will be covered.

1400

158935

Hydraulic Fracture Geomechanics and Microseismic Source Mechanisms
N.R. Warpinski, M.J. Mayerhofer, K. Agarwal, J. Du, Halliburton

1425

159919

Extended Finite Element Modeling of Multi-Scale Flow in Fractured Shale Gas Reservoirs
M. Sheng, G. Li, China University of Petroleum; S.N. Shah, X. Jin, University of Oklahoma

1450

159670

Subsurface To Surface Microseismic Monitoring for Hydraulic Fracturing
O. Peyret, J. Drew, M. Mack, K. Brook, S.C. Maxwell, C.L. Cipolla, Schlumberger

1545

159536

Stimulated Shale Volume Characterization: Multiwell Case Study from the Horn River Shale: I. Geomechanics and Microseismicity
O. Hurd, M.D. Zoback, Stanford University

1610

160169

Reappraisal of the G Time Concept in Mini-Frac Analysis
R.C. Bachman, D.A. Walters, Taurus Reservoir Solutions; R.V. Hawkes, Pure Energy Services; F.L. Toussaint, Dinova Petroleum; A. Settari, University of Calgary

1635

157613

Highly Accurate Prediction of Screenouts in the Eagle Ford Shale with the Screenout Index
L.V. Massaras, T.R. McNealy, Halliburton

ePosters

 

160002

Integration of Microseismic Data, Fracture, and Reservoir Simulation Into the Development of Fractured Horizontal Wells in the Cardium Formation: A Tight Oil Case Study
D.J. Quirk, A.S. Ziarani, Trican Well Service; S.T. Mills, K. Wagner, NuVista; C. Chen, Trican Well Service

 

159187

Accurate Microseismic Event Location Inversion Using a Gradient-Based Method
G. Li, J. Chen, M. Han, University of Tulsa; A. Gajraj, Y. Xing, SunRise PetroSolutions; F. Wu, H. Liu, C. Yin, Chuanqing Drilling Engineering

Room 214B

Innovative Best Practices in Field Management, Reserves Evaluation and Application of Risk and Uncertainty

Session Chairpersons: Marise Mikulis, Baker Hughes; David Yaw, EnCana Oil & Gas (USA)

This session will cover a range of innovative best practices in subjects ranging from mature field management to quantification of risk and uncertainty in a variety of situations.

1400

159360

Framework Increases Effectiveness of M&A Teams When Acquiring, Validating And Analyzing Information from Data Rooms
R. Harrison, Senergy

1425

162520

New Guidelines Document Assists with PRMS Applications
W. John Lee, University of Houston; S. Purewal, Energy Equity Resources; D, Harrell, Ryder Scott (retired)

1450

159174

Quantifying Proved Undeveloped Reserves in the Woodford Shale: A Seamless Integration of Statistical, Empirical, and Analytical Techniques
M.M. Kulkarni, S.A. Cox, M.E. Woods, G.M. Van Meter, T. Jensen, R.L. Altemus, Marathon Oil

1545

160189

The Value of Assessing Uncertainty
M. Dossary, D.A. McVay, Texas A&M University

1610

159603

Portfolio Optimization in High and Low Risk Environments
L.C. Rodriguez, Occidental Petroleum; B. Moreland, G. Kirk, 3es Innovation

1635

159722

Strategies for Petroleum Exploration Based on Bayesian Networks: A Case Study
G. Martinelli, J. Eidvik, K. Hokstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; R. Hauge, Norwegian Research

ePoster

 

159580

The Evolving Unconventional Gas in China
X. Wang, Xgas

Room 217C

Well Testing and Advanced Wireline Formation Testing

Session Chairpersons: Edward Boratko, Schlumberger; Calvin Kessler, KesslerPetro

This session focuses on each of these themes. Extended well testing, well test analysis and its use in field development and horizontal wells are reviewed. New technology and applications for Wireline Formation Testing and Downhole Fluid Analysis in challenging environments and unconventional reservoirs are highlighted.

1400

159275

Martin Linge Extended Well Test: A Key Acquisition for the Field Development Decision
J. Boutaud de la Combe, S. Kvinnsland, R. Marmier, J. Morante-Gout, Total

1425

159868

New Wireline Formation Tester Development Makes Sampling and Pressure Testing Possible in Extra-Heavy Oils in Mexico
T. de Dios, M.G. Aguilar, R. Herrera, Pemex; G.D. Garcia, E. Peyret, E. Ramirez, A. Arias, P. Corre, M. Slapal, C. Ayan, Schlumberger

1450

159211

Advanced Wireline Formation Tester Applications in Challenging Rocks and Environments
F. Omokaro, N. Musharfi, Saudi Aramco; M. Zeybek, Schlumberger

1545

159680

Investigation of Thermal Well Test Analysis for Horizontal Wells in SAGD Process
A.J. Ghahfarokhi, T.A. Jelmert, J. Kleppe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

1610

159597

Mini-DST to Characterize Formation Deliverability in the Bakken
B. Kurtoglu, Marathon Oil; H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines; E.C. Boratko, J. Tucker, Schlumberger; R.R. Daniels, Marathon Oil

1635

159641

Oil/Water Delineation With a New Formation Tester Module
S. Al Otaibi, C.M. Bradford, Saudi Aramco; M. Zeybek, P-Y. Corre, M. Slapal, C. Ayan, M.R. Kristensen, Schlumberger

Room 217D

Flow in Unconventional Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Paul Boonen, PathFinder Energy Services; George Petrosky, ConocoPhillips

This session focuses on improved recovery in shale oil reservoirs through water and gas injection and the optimization of fracture orientation for gas injection EOR. In addition, unconventional reservoir performance will be examined with papers on rock and fluid properties and their impact on performance, a comprehensive evaluation of Bakken performance and a case study on a Haynesville reservoir development program.

1400

158053

The Effect of Water-Induced Stress to Enhance Hydrocarbon Recovery in Shale Reservoirs
P. Fakcharoenphol, S. Charoenwongsa, H. Kazemi, Y. Wu, Colorado School of Mines

1425

159250

Forecasting Gas Production in Organic Shale with the Combined Numerical Simulation of Gas Diffusion in Kerogen, Langmuir Desorption from Kerogen Surfaces, and Advection in Nanopores
V. Shabro, C. Torres-Verdin, K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas at Austin

1450

159758

A Fully-Coupled Free and Adsorptive Phase Transport Model for Shale Gas Reservoirs Including Non-Darcy Flow Effects
X. Xiong, D. Devegowda, G. Michel, R.F. Sigal, F. Civan, University of Oklahoma

1545

158042

Characterization of Critical Fluid, Rock, and Rock-Fluid Properties -- Impact on Reservoir Performance of Liquid-Rich Shales
M. Honarpour, N.R. Nagarajan, A. Orangi, F. Arasteh, Z. Yao, Hess

1610

155655

Evaluation of Bakken Performance Using Coreflooding, Well Testing, and Reservoir Simulation
B. Kurtoglu, Marathon Oil; H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines

1635

159841

Successful Laboratory Investigation of Low-Tension-Gas (LTG) Flooding for Tertiary Oil Recovery in Tight Formations (~10mD to Gas)
S. Szlendak, N. Nguyen, Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas at Austin

Room 214D

Enhanced Oil Recovery Technology

Session Chairpersons: Luis Ayala, Pennsylvania State University; Cengiz Satik, Chevron

Sustained global oil demand supports increasing activities in enhanced oil recovery. In this session, we present work in EOR in the selection of optimum steam chamber pressure in SAGD operations; use of surfactants; microbial EOR; field experiences with miscible WAG processes; fluid characterization for enhanced recovery of heavy oils; CO2 wettability studies and ASP flooding.

1400

159157

Optimum Steam Zone Pressure
P.M. O'Dell, Retired

1425

159700

A New Family of Anionic Surfactants for EOR Applications
B. Gao, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas at Austin

1450

159979

Surfactant Enhanced Oil Recovery from Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
J. Lu, A. Goudarzi, P. Chen, D. Kim, C. Britton, M. Delshad, K. Mohanty, U.P. Weerasooriya, G.A. Pope, The University of Texas at Austin

1545

159128

Field Implemention of DuPont's Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery Technology
S.C. Jackson, A.W. Alsop, R.D. Fallon, M.P. Perry, E.R. Hendrickson, J. Fisher, DuPont

1610

158497

Integrated Asset Modeling for Reservoir Management of a Miscible WAG Development on Alaska's Western North Slope
R.D. Roadifer, ConocoPhillips; R.E. Sauve, R. Torrens, Schlumberger; H.W. Mead, N.P. Pysz, D.O. Uldrich, T. Eiben, ConcoPhillips

1635

159494

Fluid Characterization Using an EOS for Compositional Simulation of Enhanced Heavy-Oil Recovery
A. Kumar, R. Okuno, University Of Alberta

ePosters

 

160208

Wettability in CO2/Brine/Quartz Systems: An Experimental Study at Reservoir Conditions
S. Saraji, L. Goual, M. Piri, University of Wyoming

 

159675

A Study on the Remaining Oil After Strong Base ASP Flooding
X. Zuo, S. Li, W. Li, R. Song, T. Wang, H. Xu, No.4 Oil Production Company

 

158293

Field Application of Polymer Microspheres Flooding: A Pilot Test in Offshore Heavy Oil Reservoir
C. Liu, X. Liao, Y. Zhang, China National Offshore Oil; M. Chang, Chevron; C. Mu, T. Li, R. Qin, R. Fu, X. Bie, J. Zheng, China National Offshore Oil

Room 205

Enhancement of Facilities Technology

Session Chairpersons: Hisham Saadawi, ADCO; Ted Frankiewicz, Spec Services

This session presents various operators experience to improve the facilities performance with target to optimize design, extend the life time of the existing facilities, and improve the economics of the development. The session covers many facilities application such as water handling equipment, gas development, and application to abandon facilities.

1400

159713

Produced Water Treating Systems - Comparison between North Sea and Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
J.M. Walsh, Shell; W.J. Georgie, Maxoil Solutions

1425

153345

Subsea Processing in Remote Marginal Fields
V. Vichitrananda, N. Simms, J. Sumner, Cranfield University

1450

157660

OML58- Upgrade: Rejuvenating a 40 Year Old Oilfield Onshore Nigeria Through Heavy Simultaneous Production and Construction Operations
S. Saintpere, J.S. Ologe, F. Perrono, H. Ikpa, J.E. Udodong, J. Lys, Total

1545

158453

Artificial Neural Networks for Corrosion Rate Prediction in Gas Pipelines
D. Supriyatman, Total; S. Sumarni, K.A. Sidarto, R. Suratman, Institut Teknologi Bandung

1610

159894

Criticality Testing of Drilling Fluid Solids Control Equipment
B. Aase, T. Omland, E. Jensen, A.L. Vestbakke, B. Knudsen, F. Haldorsen, A. Nysted, E. Storslett, I. Steinnes, E. Eliassen, J. Enger, O. Lie, V. Peikli, Statoil

1635

160142

The Braess Paradox and its Impact on Natural Gas Network Performance
H. Ayala, F. Luis, S. Blumsack, Pennsylvania State University

ePosters

 

157720

Cross Flow VIV Analysis of a Subsea Pipeline and Jumper using FSI Method
H. Zhu, A. Al-Showaiter, A. Eltaher, A. Whooley, P. Jukes, MCS Kenny

 

159385

Parafiin Deposition Analysis for Crude Oils under Turbulent Flow Conditions
H. Karami Mirazizi, W. Shang, C. Sarica, University of Tulsa

 

158597

Experimental Study on Natural Gas Hydrate Slurry Flow
X. Lv, J. Gong, W. Li, B. Shi, D. Yu, H. Wu, China University of Petroleum-Beijing

1330–1345 hours, Bridge Hall Prefunction

Knowledge Sharing ePosters Schedule

1330

158293

Field Application of Polymer Microspheres Flooding: A Pilot Test in Offshore Heavy Oil Reservoir
C. Liu, X. Liao, Y. Zhang, China National Offshore Oil; M. Chang, Chevron; C. Mu, T. Li, R. Qin, R. Fu, X. Bie, J. Zheng, China National Offshore Oil

1330

157720

Cross Flow VIV Analysis of a Subsea Pipeline and Jumper using FSI Method
H. Zhu, A. Al-Showaiter, A. Eltaher, A. Whooley, P. Jukes, MCS Kenny

1330

159385

Parafin Deposition Analysis for Crude Oils under Turbulent Flow Conditions
H. Karami Mirazizi, W. Shang, C. Sarica, University of Tulsa

1330

158597

Experimental Study on Natural Gas Hydrate Slurry Flow
X. Lv, J. Gong, W. Li, B. Shi, D. Yu, H. Wu, China University of Petroleum-Beijing

1515–1545 hours, Bridge Hall Prefunction

Knowledge Sharing ePosters Schedule

1515

159520

Suitability of Horizontal, Inclined, and Vertical Wells on an Indian Offshore Platform Using Pressure Transient Analysis
A. Anand, Indian School of Mines

1515

159413

Evaluation of Established Perforation Cleanup Models on Dynamic Underbalanced Perforating
D. Haggerty, G. Craddock, C. Quattlebaum, Halliburton

1515

160002

Integration of Microseismic Data, Fracture, and Reservoir Simulation Into the Development of Fractured Horizontal Wells in the Cardium Formation: A Tight Oil Case Study
D.J. Quirk, A.S. Ziarani, Trican Well Service; S.T. Mills, K. Wagner, NuVista; C. Chen, Trican Well Service

1515

160208

Wettability in CO2/Brine/Quartz Systems: An Experimental Study at Reservoir Conditions
S. Saraji, L. Goual, M. Piri, University of Wyoming

1530

160282

Artificial Lift Optimization With Foamer Technology in the Alliance Shale Gas Field
L. Farina, C. Passucci, A.G. Di Lullo, E. Negri, O. Pascolini, Eni; S. Anderson, S. Page, Quicksilver

1530

159175

Transitional Kick Tolerance
H.M. Santos, P. Sonnemann, SafeKick

1530

159187

Accurate Microseismic Event Location Inversion Using a Gradient-Based Method
G. Li, J. Chen, M. Han, University of Tulsa; A. Gajraj, Y. Xing, SunRise PetroSolutions; F. Wu, H. Liu, C. Yin, Chuanqing Drilling Engineering

1530

159580

The Evolving Unconventional Gas in China
X. Wang, Xgas

1530

159675

A Study on the Remaining Oil After Strong Base ASP Flooding
X. Zuo, S. Li, W. Li, R. Song, T. Wang, H. Xu, No.4 Oil Production Company

 

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Monday Sessions

1400-1700

Tuesday Sessions

0830-1155 | 1400-1700

Wednesday Sessions

0830-1155 | 1400-1700

 

 

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