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Technical Sessions - Wednesday, 0830-1155

Room 212

Conventional & Unconventional Perspectives on Education, Training & Employee Development

Session Chairpersons: Kent Nuttell, Baker Hughes; Michael Saldana, Occidental Petroleum

Discussions focus on best practices in education, training, and development of technical employees.

0830

156136

Structured Mentoring: A Critical Component of a Global Talent Management Strategy
M. Rousseau, Baker Hughes

0855

159203

Implementing Knowledge-Sharing Systems And Establishing a Culture to Share Lessons Learned Within a Multidisciplinary Company Enhancing Effective Knowledge Transfer
I. Hinze, P.B. Perry, G.T. Jacob, W.V. Wise, Baker Hughes

0920

158265

An Examination of Cultural Values and Employees' Perceptions of Support on Affective Reaction and the Desire To Participate in a Formal Mentoring Program in an Oilfield Services Corporation
H.B. Hayes, Texas A&M University; M. Rousseau, Baker Hughes

0945

159632

Technology Enhanced Online Learning for Drilling Equipment Improves Knowledge Transfer
K.B. Keable, Oilennium; T.M. Redlinger, Weatherford

1040

159367

Evolving a Business-Driven Competency and Employee Development Program to Deliver Superior Business Results and Satisfy Regulatory Requirements
J. Leuro, T. Kruger, Halliburton

1105

160017

Hands-on Teaching for Petroleum Engineers in the 21st Century: A Balance Between High-Tech and Simple Demonstrators
C. Teodoriu, TU Clausthal

1130

159948

Using Equipment Simulators for Effective Training and Increasing Competence in Well Service Operations
A. Celano, G. Kersey, A. Le Blanc, Baker Hughes; W. Fiffick, Canrig Drilling Technologies

Room 213

Digital Technology Enabled Workflow Transformation and Integration

Session Chairpersons: James Brannigan, Schlumberger; Michael Konopczynski, Halliburton

This session explores case studies of digital technology application and how it enabled workflow transformation and integration. The case studies demonstrate the importance of managing change to workflows and business processes to fully realize the benefits of digital technology investments.

0830

156154

Mobile Applications Development for Upstream Solutions
H.A. Al-Naim, A. Al-Qurtas, M.T. Awan, S.X. Rihabe, M.A. Ibrahim, H.S. Al-Madani, P.B. Malik, Saudi Aramco

0855

157661

Upstream/Downstream Real Time Surveillance and Optimization Systems: Two Sides of the Same Coin, or Never the Twain Shall Meet?
R. Cramer, S. Mehrotra, K. Goh, M. Stoever, L. Berendschot, Shell

0920

159918

Lessons Learned from Building a Large Integrated Production Model for Offshore Assets in Nigeria
A.E. Stevenson, ExxonMobil; E.P. Wanorue, E.C. Okoro, Mobil Producing Nigeria; O. Ozen, ExxonMobil

0945

149410

Mechanical Efficiency Algorithm Solves Drilling Problems in Areas of Limited/Inaccurate Offset Data

A. Purwanto, H. Ibrahim, V. Saheta, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company;

1040

159504

Artificial Intelligence for Heavy Oil Assets: The Evolution of Solutions and Organization Capability
A.S. Popa, S.D. Cassidy, Chevron

1105

159835

Event-Driven Information Integration for the Digital Oilfield
O. Patri, V.S. Sorathia, V. Prasanna, University of Southern California

1130

159856

Benchmarking, Asset Potential and Digital Energy
L. Reid, M. Szatny, W.D. Johnson, M. Lochmann, Halliburton

ePoster

 

160561

Rapid Digital Technology Roadmap Deployment in a Growing Unconventional Business
C. Sparks, B. Hall, XTO Energy

Room 214C

Artificial Lift and Liquid Unloading

Session Chairpersons: Bertrand Theuveny, Schlumberger; Terry Toye, Weatherford

Artificial lift in some form or another is required to keep most wells flowing to meet our ongoing demand for production. Weather it is a vertical or horizontal wells Artificial Lift maybe required. This session addresses recent practices, case studies, and analysis of simulation that is needed for current and future demands of Artificial Lift.

0830

159910

Experimental Investigation of Wellhead Twin-Screw Pump for Gas Well Deliquification
G. Morrison, R. Kroupa, A. Patil, Texas A&M University; J. Xu, S.L. Scott, Shell; S. Olson, Leistritz

0855

160090

Analysis of Hydraulic-Jet Lift System Application on Wells in the North Region Assets, AIPRA and AIATG (Case study)
J. Granados; S.F. Mancilla, Pemex

0920

160317

Thermal Performance Testing of a High-Temperature ESP Motor for SAGD Applications
L.B. Waldner, Nexen; K. Wonitoy, Baker Hughes; W. Klaczek, C-FER Technologies; S.G. Noonan, ConocoPhillips

0945

159147

Gas Well Dewatering Pump for 2 3/8 inch Production Tubing
K. Sears, ZiLift

1040

153123

A Unique Electrical Submersible Reciprocating Pumping (ESRP) System Design Applied in Unconventional Oilfield
Z. Wensheng, W. Lin, W. Fengshan, H. Youquan, C. Gang, Z. Fengwu, R. Huaifeng, G. Junwen, Z. Weiping, L. Ling, W. Xinmin, Daqing Oilfield Company

1105

159163

First Application of Progressive Cavity Pumps for Appraisal Well Testing in the Ugandan Albertine Graben Basin
S. Sathyamoorthy, A.V. Steyn, J. McGilvray, H. Fuchs, B. Ainebyona, P.C. Kyomugisha, C.S. Vijapurapu, K.N. Kagga, R. Rindfuss, Tullow Oil; D. Basiima, Ministry of Energy and Minerals Uganda

1130

159593

Modeling and Dynamical Analysis of the Wave Equation of Sucker-Rod Pumping System
Y. Yang, University of Alberta; J. Watson, JackTek; S. Dubljevic, University of Alberta

ePosters

 

159645

Successful Application of Venturi Orifice Gas Lift Valve in Kaji-Semoga Field, South Sumatra: A Case Study
N.A. Rilian, A.F. Rohman, K. Hamzah, Y.I. Arseto, Narso; C. Kurniawan, Medco Exploration and Production

 

155356

Prediction of Liquid Loading in Gas Wells
Y.D. Nallaparaju, Pandit Deendayal, Petroleum University

 

157828

Using a New Hybrid Artificial Lift System for Mature Heavy Oil Fields
A. Manriquez, Delgac; J.G. Hernandez, Pemex

Room 217B

Sand Control Technology

Session Chairpersons: Mike Barry, ExxonMobil; Martin Coronado, Baker Hughes

This session discusses sand control technologies used in both open hole and cased hole completions. Field case histories related to open hole zonal isolation in injector wells, open hole gravel packing techniques, and novel screens will be presented. There will be papers on screen selection for stand alone screens, and open hole reliability.

0830

157712

The Development and Field Performance of a Novel Openhole Packer System for Deepwater, High Rate, Water Injection Wells With Downhole Flow Control: A Deepwater Field Case History
K.S. Whaley, C.J. Price-Smith, B. Mcnerlin, D.A. Booth, N. Oakey, BP; P. Day, I. Macleod, G. Moir, Petrowell

0855

159541

A Fresh Look at Completion Reliability Supports Sand Control Selection
C. Capderou, N.R. DiLorenzo, Chevron

0920

159474

First Highly Deviated Openhole Gravel Pack Jobs in the Mediterranean with Alternate Path Technology
A.M. Bessada, E.A. El-Shafaie, M.A. Nashaat, A.M. Roy, BP; W.R. Wood, Baker Hughes; H.B. El-Attar, Egyptian Ga

0945

159858

Technology Innovation and Integration Enabling More Flexible, Adaptive, and Reliable Sand Control in Openhole Completions
C.S. Yeh, E.R. Grueschow, P. Bhargava, J. Burdette, M.D. Barry, M.T. Hecker, B.A. Dale, ExxonMobil

1040

158922

Unraveling the Myths Associated with Selecting Standalone Screens and a New Methodology for Sand-Control Applications
R.A. Chanpura, Schlumberger; S. Mondal, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas at Austin; J.S. Andrews, A.M. Mathisen, Statoil; F. Martin, F. Marpaung, Total; J. Ayoub, M. Parlar, Schlumberger

1105

156173

Optimization of Gravel Pack Techniques in Baram South Using a Statistical Tool
S.A. Mohd Hatta, M.B. Jadid, I.M. Saaid, Petronas

1130

158371

Workflow to Evaluate Maximum Allowable Treating Pressures, Tubing Movement, and Tubular Limits for Deepwater Subsea and Dry-Tree Fracpacks
M.A. Strobel, B.P. Oubre, A. Holley,Halliburton

ePosters

 

160327

Ceramic Sand Screens for Sand Control in Unconsolidated Reservoirs: Application and Sand Retention Capabilities in the Maturing Oil Field, Gaiselberg, Austria
S. Wildhack, C. Lesniak, ESK Ceramics; S. Müssig, J. Strahammer, M. Leitner, Roholaufsuchungs-AG

 

158655

Design, Qualification, and Installation of Openhole Gravel Packs: Mari B Field, Offshore Israel
J.C. Healy, J.R. Sanford, D. Reeves, Noble; K.J. Dufrene, Kerby J. Dufrene Enterprises; M.R. Luyster, M. Offenbacher, E. Ezeigbo, M-I SWACO

 

156188

Pushing the Limits of Downhole Sand Control: E Field
J. Thilagalingam, Natasha M.S., M.B. Jadid, Petronas

Room 217A

Fluids and Tubulars

Session Chairpersons: Lee Dillenbeck, Chevron; Terry Hemphill, Halliburton

Whether it be well fluids like drilling mud and cementing slurries or well tubulars, new and innovative solutions must continually be developed to meet the challenges of ever deeper, hotter more complex wells. This session examines issues such as being able to more accurately predict downhole temperatures encountered while drilling wells with casing or the probability of cement failure in HT/HP applications. Other challenges that are reviewed in the session include being able to better understanding the post-expansion mechanical and economic performance of S.E.T.’s, to the unique properties of new, nano-particle based drilling fluids.

0830

159278

Analytical Model to Estimate the Downhole Temperatures for Casing While Drilling Operations

A. Kumar, University Of Houston; R. Samuel, Halliburton

0855

160045

A New Family of Nanoparticle Based Drilling Fluids
M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas at Austin; R. Zhang, China University of Petroleum; M.E. Chenevert, The University of Texas at Austin; L. Ji, Q. Guo, J. Friedheim, M-I SWACO

0920

160029

Study on the Volumetric Behavior of Base Oils, Brines, and Drilling Fluids Under Extreme Temperatures and Pressures
M. Zamora, S. Roy, K. Slater, J. Troncoso, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company

0945

154746

Cement Failure Probability Under HPHT Conditions Supported By Long Term Lab Studies and Field Cases
Z. Yuan, Texas A&M University; A.S. Al-Yami, Saudi Aramco; J.J. Schubert, Texas A&M University; C. Teodoriu, TU Clausthal

1040

159148

First Fully Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistant Drillpipe System
M.J. Jellison, National Oilwell Varco; T.M. Redlinger, W. Howie, Weatherford

1105

159684

Assessment of Post-Expanded Mechanical Performance of Materials and Evaluation of Material Expandability Limit
A. Bufalini, R. Morana, Centro Sviluppo Materiali; P.I. Nice, Statoil; B. Bailey, Baker Hughes

1130

159685

Case Histories Exploring the Economic Value of Solid Expandable Systems Over the Life of the Well
D.B. Farley, Weatherford

ePoster

 

159747

Buckling of Bouyancy Assisted Tubular
M. Arslan, M.E. Ozbayoglu, S. Miska, M. Yu, N. Takach, The University of Tulsa; R.F. Mitchell, Halliburton

Room 214A

Fluids Optimization

Session Chairpersons: Subhash Shah, University of Oklahoma; Brian Ward, Hess

This session will focus on the development and evaluation of new fluids, breakers, scale inhibitors, proppants, etc. It will also discuss the rheology of crosslinked fluids and provide stimulation experiences in deep water environment.

0830

159660

A Decade of Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Stimulation Experience
L.N. Morgenthaler, L.A. Fry, Shell

0855

159692

Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Proppants and Surfactants used in Fracturing of Hydrocarbon Rich Gas Reservoirs
G.S. Penny, A.S. Zelenev, W. Long, N. Lett, CESI Chemical; J.W. Crafton, Performance Sciences

0920

159952

A Case for Oil-Based Fracturing Fluids in Canadian Montney Unconventional Gas Development
B.T. Hlidek, R.K. Meyer, K.D. Yule, Baker Hughes; J. Wittenberg, Paramount Resources

0945

160033

A Superior, High-performance Enzyme for Breaking Borate Cross-linked Fracturing Fluids Under Extreme Well Conditions
B. Zhang, A. Huston, L. Whipple, H. Urbina, K. Barrett, M. Wall, Verenium Corporation; R. Hutchins, A. Mirakyan, Schlumberger

1040

159837

A Stable Fracturing Fluid for Produced Water Applications
D.V. Gupta, P.S. Carman, R. Venugopal, Baker Hughes

1105

159807

A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation on Application of Wettability Modifiers in Gas-Condensate Reservoirs
J. Fahimpour, M. Jamiolahmady, M. Sohrabi, Heriot-Watt University

1130

159396

Universal Breakers with Broad Polymer Specificity for Use in Alkaline, High-Temperature Fracturing Fluids
S. Gunawan, C.D. Armstrong, Q. Qu, Baker Hughes

ePosters

 

159701

Minimizing Environmental and Economic Risks with a Proppant-Sized Solid Scale Inhibitor Additive in the Bakken Formation
S. Szymczak, D. Shen, R. Higgins, D. Gupta, Baker Hughes

 

158389

Field Application Results of Water Permeability Modifier in Fracture Stimulation Treatments in Western Siberia
A. Ladut’ko, M.L. Goss, E.D. Dalrymple, K.T. Chang, Nalco

Room 214B

Earth, Wind and Fire...and Water

Session Chairpersons: Ana Djuric, Halliburton; Richard Haut, Houston Advanced Research Center

From the swamps of Trinidad to the Arabian Gulf, with stops across America, come hear about the technologies that stand up to the challenges related to operations in environmentally sensitive areas, strategies for sampling groundwater for shale exploration, how to assess the economics of produced water management, measuring your air emissions, meeting proposed emissions regulations, safeguarding ecosystems during well testing and assuring adequate water resources. Then, visit the Posters to learn about ecosystem services, tracking spilled oil and gas from subsea production facilities, and recovering hydrocarbon liquids from stock tank vent gases.

0830

157609

The Challenges Facing Independent Companies Willing To Extract Crude Oil on the Periphery of the Nariva Swamp, An Environmental Sensitive Area In Trinidad
D.J. Jaggernauth, Petrotrin

0855

158381

Strategic Baseline Groundwater Sampling for Shale Exploration
R. Leatherbury, B. Denson, Weston Solutions

0920

157532

Key Shale Gas Water Management Strategies: An Economic Assessment Tool
J.A. Slutz, Global Energy; J. Anderson, Select Energy Services; R. Broderick, Fountain Quail  Water Management;  P.H. Horner, Aqua-Pure Ventures

0945

159254

Autonomous Spilled Oil and Gas Tracking Buoy System and Application to Marine Disaster Prevention System: Part 1
N. Kato, H. Senga, H. Suzuki, Y. Okano, T. Ban, Y. Takagi, Osaka University; M. Yoshie, T. Tanaka, Port and Airport Research Institute; N. Sakagami, Tokai University

1040

158021

Getting Ahead Of The Regulators By Building Your Own Emissions Profile
S. Stuver, J. Alonzo, S. Holditch, W. Mills, Texas A&M University System

1105

157803

Best Practices for Using Flares to Meet Proposed EPA Emissions for Hydraulically Fractured Natural Gas or Oil Wells
S.D. Reed, Zeeco

1130

156051

Responsible Oil Well Tests on Artificial Islands Close to Offshore Waters

M.A. Dhufairi, J.O. Arukhe, S. Mutairi, S. Ghamdi, A.H. Aborshaid, Saudi Aramco

Room 217C

Reservoir Characterization

Session Chairpersons: Luiz Amado, Nexen Petroleum; Annie Audibert-Hayet, Total

Reservoir characterization is a key subject for unconventional and complex reservoirs. The session will focus on formation characterization, formation properties and will try to propose a link with dynamic behavior which is crucial for a higher productivity prediction.

0830

159621

Improving Well Placement and Reservoir Characterization with Deep Directional Resistivity Measurements
M. Constable, F. Antonsen, P. Olsen, G. Myhr, A. Nygaard, M. Krogh, Statoil; M.S. Spotkaeff, E. Mirto, C. Dupuis, M. Viandante, Schlumberger

0855

159255

Rock Classification from Conventional Well Logs in Hydrocarbon-Bearing Shale
A.C. Popielski, ConocoPhillips; Z. Heidai, Texas A&M University; C. Torres-Verdin, The University of Texas at Austin

0920

159804

Nano to Macro Mechanical Characterization of Shale
V. Kumar, C.H. Sondergeld, C.S. Rai, University of Oklahoma

0945

159172

Petrophysical Properties of Unconventional Low-Mobility Reservoirs (Shale Gas and Heavy Oil) by Using Newly Developed Adaptive Testing Approach
H. Hadibeik, The University of Texas at Austin; D. Chen, M.A. Proett, A.S. Eyuboglu, Halliburton; C. Torres-Verdin, The University of Texas at Austin

1040

159191

Translating Petrophysics to Engineering Economics
M. Altunbay, S.B. Ismail, N. Fadzil, Petronas; S. Das, Baker Hughes

1105

160141

Compositional Controls on Mudrock Pore-Size Distribution: An Example from Niobrara Formation
U. Kuila, M. Prasad, Colorado School of Mines; A. Derkowski, Institute of Geological Sciences; D.K. McCarty, Chevron

1130

156101

Flow Capacity Evaluation in a Complex Carbonate Reservoir: Key To Understand Reservoir Productivity and Stimulation Effectiveness
M.N. Acharya, M.M. Kabir, S. Al-Ajmi, Q.M. Dashti, E. Al-Anzi, Kuwait Oil; D. Kho, C. Darous, S. Chakravorty, Schlumberger

Room 217D

Advances in Improved Recovery Processes for Heterogeneous Systems

Session Chairpersons: Kaveh Dehghani, Chevron; Matt Honarpour, Hess

In this session, laboratory testing and field implementation results for novel EOR processes in heterogeneous reservoir rocks will be presented. Physics of complex EOR processes is captured through imaging and modeled through numerical simulation.

0830

160052

Effect of Nanoparticles on Flow Alteration During CO2 Injection
B. Aminzadeh, D.A. DiCarlo, D.H. Chung, A. Kianinejad, S.L. Bryant, C. Huh, The University of Texas at Austin

0855

159430

Microvisual Investigation of Foam Flow in Ideal Fractures: Role of Fracture Aperture and Surface Roughness
M. Buchgraber, L.M. Castanier, A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University

0920

160016

Implementation of a CO2 Foam Pilot Study in the SACROC Field: Performance Evaluation
A. Sanders, R.M. Jones, Dow Chemical;, M. Linroth, Kinder Morgan; Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas at Austin

0945

159557

Investigation of Anisotropic Mixing in Miscible Displacements
O.O. Adepoju, L.W. Lake, The University of Texas at Austin; R.T. Johns, Pennsylvania State University

1040

159526

Smart Water Flooding: Industry's First Field Test in Carbonate Reservoirs
A.A. Yousef, J.S. Liu, G.W. Blanchard, S. Al-Saleh, T. Al-Zahrani, R.M. Al-Zahrani, H.I. Tammar, N. Al-Mulhim, Saudi Aramco

1105

159380

A Fully Coupled Model of Nonisothermal Multiphase Flow, Solute Transport and Reactive Chemistry in Porous Media
R. Zhang, X. Yin, Y. Wu, P.H. Winterfeld, Colorado School of Mines

1130

159213

Surfactant Prefloods for Integrated EOR in Fractured, Oil-Wet Carbonate Reservoirs
M.A. Ferno, A. Haugen, A. Graue, University of Bergen

ePoster

 

159282

Study of the Effect of Different Factors on Nanoparticle-Stablized CO2 Foam for Mobility Control
D. Mo, J. Yu, N. Liu, R. Lee, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Room 214D

Shale Gas and Oil Well Performance

Session Chairpersons: Christopher Clarkson, University of Calgary; Mazher Ibrahim, BP

This session covers topics related to unconventional oil and gas reservoirs. The presentations address forecasting techniques for unconventional wells, reserve assessment, phase and flow behavior in tight rocks, and modeling unconventional wells.

0830

155499

PVT in Liquid-Rich Shale Reservoirs
C.H. Whitson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; S. Sunjerga, PERA

0855

159258

Effect of Capillary Pressure on Fluid Density and Phase Behavior in Tight Rocks and Shales
B. Nojabaei, R.T. Johns, Pennsylvania State University; L. Chu, Hess

0920

159584

Dual-Continuum Modeling of Shale and Tight Gas Reservoirs
P.N. Azom, F. Javadpour, The University of Texas at Austin

0945

159379

Discrete Wellbore and Fracture Modeling for Unconventional Wells and Unconventional Reservoirs
R.D. Hazlett, D.K. Babu, Potential Research Solutions

1040

159558

Effect Of Multicomponent Adsorption/Desorption Behavior On Gas-In-Place (GIP Calculations and Estimation of Free and Adsorbed CH4 and CO2 In Shale Gas Systems
M. Das, ExxonMobil; R. Jonk, Imperial Oil Resources; R. Schelble, ExxonMobil

1105

158207

Eagle Ford Shale -- An Early Look at Ultimate Recovery
G.S. Swindell, Consultant

1130

153535

Modeling Multiple-Porosity Transport in Gas-Bearing Shale Formations
J.D. Hudson, G.G. Michel Villazon, F. Civan, D. Devegowda, University of Oklahoma; R.F. Sigal, Consultant

ePoster

 

159273

A New Method For Earlier And More Accurate EUR Prediction Of Haynesville Shale Gas Wells
X. Xie, M.D. Fairbanks, K.S. Fox, R.L. Koinis, Shell

1010-1040, Bridge Hall Prefunction

Knowledge Sharing ePosters

1010

153613

Novel Barium Sulfate Scale Inhibitor for Use in Use in High Iron Environments
W. Dickinson, L. Sanders, Kemira

1010

160165

Autonomos ICD Single Phase Testing
B. Least, S. Greci, Halliburton; R.C. Burkey, A. Ufford, A. Wileman, Southwest Research Institute

1010

159334

Sourceless Neutron-Gamma Density (SNGD): A Radioisotope-Free Bulk Density Measurement: Physics Principles, Environmental Effects, and Applications
M. Evans, F. Allioli, V. Cretoiu, F. Haranger, N. Laporte, M. Mauborgne, L. Nicoletti, N.J. Reichel, C. Stoller, M. Tarrius, R. Griffiths, Schlumberger

1010

159080

The Use of Two Phase Compressibility Factors in Predicting Gas Condensate Performance
I. Arukhe, T. Mason, Robert Gordon University

1025

160098

Technology and Equipment Design for Global Shale Markets
L. Brantley, T.W. Major, National Oilwell Varco

1025

135155

Numerical Modeling of Induced Fracture Propagation: A Novel Approach for Lost Circulation Materials (LCM) Design in Borehole Strengthening Applications of Deep Offshore Drilling
S. Salehi, University Of Louisiana; R. Nygaard, Missouri State University

1025

159448

Evaluation of the Carbon Dioxide Response on Pulsed Neutron Logs
T.M. Quinlan, A.M. Sibbit, D.A. Rose, J. Brahmakulam, T. Zhou, Schlumberger; J.B. Fitzgerald, S.J. Kimminau, Steve Kimminau Consulting

1025

158494

Correlation To Predict and Validate the Maximum Retrograde Condensation in Gas Condensate Reservoirs
J.E. Paredes, R. Perez, Pemex; C. Larez, Schlumberger

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Monday Sessions

1400-1700

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0830-1155 | 1400-1700

Wednesday Sessions

0830-1155 | 1400-1700

 

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