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Technical Sessions - Wednesday, 1400-1630

Room 212

Education, Recruiting, & Training for the Unconventional World

Moderators: Luciane Cunha, Petrobras America; Frank Platt, Texas A&M University

The panelists will discuss their perspectives, lessons learned, and best practices as they pertain to the industry focus towards unconventional plays.

Panelists:

  • Tamir Aggour, Saudi Aramco
  • Terry Savoie, Shell
  • Felix Soepyan, Baker Hughes
  • John Lee, University of Houston
  • Christine Ehlig-Economides, Texas A&M University
  • Valerie Jochen, Schlumberger

Room 213

Flow Assurance and Multiphase Flow

Session Chairpersons: Mohammad Abbaspour, Kinder Morgan; Murtaza Ziauddin, Schlumberger

This session will focus on flow assurance issues related to inorganic and organic deposits. Operation and management of multiphase flow systems will be presented and flow assurance challenges encountered in these systems will be discussed.

1400

158555

Precipitation Squeeze and the Use of Modeling to Maintain Production and Extend Squeeze Life Time for Marginal Wells
H. Guan, S. Davis, M-I SWACO

1425

159121

New Insights On Acid Stimulation Of Sour Gas Wells With Flowback To Facilities Without Production Test Equipment
S.A. Paige, A.G. Shepherd, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij

1450

159215

Assessment of Barium Sulfate Scaling in Conventional Gas Well Production using Real-Time Monitoring
D. Emmons, Nalco; R.W. Pagel, BHP Billiton; S. Linares-Samaniego, Nalco; J.W. Savage, BHP Billiton; T. Sweeney, L. Thomas, Nalco

1515

159098

Effects of Gas Additions to Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Reservoir Oil - Experimental Investigation of Asphaltene Precipitation and Deposition
D.L. Gonzalez, E. Mahmoodaghdam, Schlumberger; F.H. Lim, Anadarko Petroleum; N.B. Joshi, Moulinex Business Services

1540

159219

Production Increase with Electric Heating Production Line Technology in an Extra-Heavy Oil Field in Colombia: Successful Case of Flow Assurance
J.M. Escobar-Remolina, W. Barrios, Ecopetrol; B. Silva, Insurcol

1605

159217

Inclination Effects on Flow Characteristics of High Viscosity Oil/Gas Two Phase Flow
B. Jeyachandra, C. Sarica, H. Zhang, E.J. Pereyra, University of Tulsa

ePoster

 

158619

Laboratory Study of Sand Production in Unconsolidated Reservoir

W. Luo, S. Xu, F. Torabi, University Of Regina

Room 214C

Remedial Operations and Shale Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Jennifer Julian, BP; Mathew M Samuel, Schlumberger

When re-entering a well, one should perform the job with the lowest risk and best outcome. This session will present tools, systems, services, and experience that create recommended solutions to remediation challenges, especially in the shale reservoirs.

1400

158500

The Use of a Transient Multiphase Simulator to Predict and Suppress Flow Instabilities in a Horizontal Shale Oil Well
H.L. Norris, SPT Group

1425

159164

First Horizontal-Well Production Logging and Water Control Success in a Water Control Success in a Tough Completion Offshore Well: A Case Study from China
Y. Zheng, Y. Li, H. Zheng, H. Yuan, J. Dong, China National Offshore Oil; H. Guo, C. Chang, W. Liu, Schlumberger

1450

159600

Removal of Sand Control Screens and Bottom Hole Assembly in Cased Hole Gravel Packed Wells in Chad, Africa
A.D. Nandogongar, S. Soulanoudjingar, D. Driver, G. Mayfield, Esso E&P; E.J. Kamps, M. Jimenez, R.K. Anderson, ExxonMobil

1515

158396

New York Field Trial of Ultrahigh Salinity Brine Pre-treatment: Environmentally Friendly Drilling Technology for the Marcellus Shale
D.B. Burnett, C. Vavra, F.M. Platt, K. McLeroy, R. Wood, Texas A&M University

1540

158480

Impairment of Gas Well Productivity by Salt Plugging: A Review of Mechanisms, Modeling, Monitoring Methods, and Remediation Techniques
P.M. Aquilina, Senergy

1605

159636

World First Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) Technique To Mill and Clean Hard-Packed Debris, and Then Pull a Bridge Plug From a Live Subsea Well Using Electric Wireline
Q. Delot, Statoil; T. Eikeland, Welltec; S. Gundersen, Statoil; N. Skeie, Welltec

ePosters

 

153613

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

 

160098

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

 

159640

Reservoir Conformance Control in Oilfields Using of Silicates: State-of-the-Arts and Perspectives
I. Lakatos, J. Lakatos-Szabo, University of Miskolc

Room 217B

Production Enhancement Using Inflow Control Devices

Session Chairpersons: Jing Du, Halliburton; Patrick York, Weatherford

Inflow control case histories, innovative reservoir modeling, and applications in various reservoir environments will be reviewed and discussed.

1400

159261

Novel Design and Implementation of Kuwait’s First Smart Multilateral Well with Inflow Control Device and Inflow Control Valve for Life-cycle Reservoir Management in High Mobility Reservoir, West Kuwait
O.P. Das, K. Al-Enezi, M. Aslam, T. El-Gezeeri, K. Ziyab, Kuwait Oil; S.R. Fipke, S. Ewens, Halliburton

1425

159848

High Reliability Gas Lift Flow Control Device Technology and Erosion/Endurance Tests
J. Xu, S.L. Scott, W.J. Mabry, Shell; J. Gamboa, University of Tulsa

1450

159743

A Novel Technique for Wells that Require Gravel Packing for Sand Control and Inflow Control Devices for Managing Water Encroachment: Case Histories from Ocelote Field in Colombia
H. Trujillo, J.A. Tengono, J. Rubiano, A. Beltran, W.M. Charry, A. Duarte, M. Velez, E. Ortiz,  Hocol; B. Stamm, X. Guerrero, C. Navarro, D.R. Florez, N. Lopez, Schlumberger

1515

159634

Increased Oil Production at Troll by Autonomous Inflow Control With RCP Valves
M. Halvorsen, G. Elseth, O. Naevdal, Statoil

1540

160159

Enhancing the Effectiveness of Long Horizontal Water Injection Wells with ICD/SSD Technology - Design, Simulation and Installation
M.D. Kuck, Eni; L. Holderman, D. Brown, K.V. Thornton, N. Kuo, Halliburton

1605

149111

A Novel 4D Reservoir Simulation Workflow for Optimizing Inflow Control Device Designs in a Giant Carbonate Reservoir
O.A. Ogunsanwo, Schlumberger; B. Lee, W. Hidayat, Saudi Aramco; E. Leung, V. Gottumukkala, F.P. Ruan, Schlumberger

ePoster

 

160165

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

Room 217A

Wellbore Stability

Session Chairpersons: Paul Scott, ConocoPhillips; Mario Zamora, M-I-SWACO

Highlighted in this session are special wellbore-stability and geomechanics topics that could significantly improve drilling and completion performance: (a) modeling time-dependent closure in shale reservoirs, (b) altering fluid wettability to reduce fracture propagation, (c) studying ECD and ESD effects on wellbore instability, (d) solving clay swelling problems with simulations and concentric reamers, (e) defining narrow pressure windows adjacent to salt bodies, and (f) providing guidelines to mitigate wellbore pressure communication in shale gas plays.

1400

159942

Poroviscoelastic Modeling of Time-Dependent Wellbore Closure When Drilling Anisotropic Gas Shale and Oil Shale Reservoirs -- Applications in the Haynesville Shale and the Colony Pilot Mine Shale
S. Hoang, Y. Abousleiman, University of Oklahoma; T. Hemphill, Halliburton

1425

134032

Reducing Fracture Propagation During the Drilling Process by Altering Wettability
L. Quintero, J.J. Brege, C.F. Christian, D. Clark, Baker Hughes

1450

159102

Wellbore Pressure Management in Unstable Shales: It's Not Just About Rocks
T. Hemphill, Halliburton

1515

158958

Solving Swelling Clay Issues: Modeling Effort/Concentric Reamer Saves Operator Over Seven Days Rig Time vs. Plan, UK North Sea
M. Snowie, C. Malcolm, Talisman Energy; G. Alexander, R.G. Duncan, H. Alemi, I. Jolly, A. Barlow, Schlumberger

1540

159739

Drilling Adjacent to Salt Bodies: Definition of Mud Weight Window and Pore Pressure Using Numerical Models and Fast Well Planning
J. Adachi, Z.R. Nagy, C. Sayers, Schlumberger; M. Smith, D.F. Becker, WesternGeco

1605

159721

Position/Fracture Uncertainty and Ranging During Drilling and Fracturing
R. Samuel, O.R. Germain, Halliburton; R. Gang, University of Houston

ePosters

 

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

 

144455

BHA and Fluid Rheology Modeling: An Integrated Approach to Solving Complex Unconventional Shale Play Challenges

H. Ibrahim, Y Gidh, A. Purwanto, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company; V. Visinescu, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company

Room 214A

Fracture Modeling

Session Chairpersons: Andrew Bond, Pioneer Natural Resources; R. G. Keck, BP

This session includes new modeling work in a variety of applications. These papers consider new fracture models for naturally fractured reservoirs and shales, and the effect of non linear failure on fracture growth. Another paper considers a new fracture model for unconsolidated sands. One paper considers the effect of energized fluids on fracture modeling, and a new model for perforating of shales.

1400

159262

Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modelling of Fracture Propagation from Deviated Wells in Poorly Consolidated Formations
I. Ispas, R. Eve, R. Hickman, R.G. Keck, S. Willson, K. Olson, BP

1425

159085

Optimizing Perforating Charge Design for Stimulation
C. Quattlebaum, K.L. Borgen, Z. Xue, Halliburton; P.B. Wilkinson, Piedra Operating

1450

159909

Hydraulic Fracturing Model Based on Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics: Theory and Simulation
X. Jin, S.N. Shah, University of Oklahoma; M. Sheng, China University of Petroleum

1515

160197

Examining the Effect of Cemented Natural Fractures on Hydraulic Fracture Propagation in Hydrostone Block Experiments
B. Bahorich, J.E. Olson, J. Holder, The University of Texas at Austin

1540

159154

A Variational Approach to the Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing
B. Bourdin, C.P. Chukwudozie, Louisiana State University; K. Yoshioka, Chevron

1605

159812

A New Three-Dimensional, Compositional, Model for Hydraulic Fracturing with Energized Fluids
L. Ribeiro, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas At Austin

ePosters

 

159786

Hydraulic Fracturing Design and Optimization: A Modification to Zipper Frac
M. Rafiee, M.Y. Soliman, E. Pirayesh, Texas Tech University

 

159791

Understanding "SRV": A Numerical Investigation of "Wet" vs. "Dry" Microseismicity During Hydraulic Fracturing
N.B. Nagel, X. Garcia, M.A. Sanchez-Nagel, B. Lee, Itasca Houston

 

160019

Engineering Hydraulic Treatment of Existing Fracture Networks
W. Pettitt, B. Damjanac, J. Hazzard, Y. Han, M. Sanchez-Nagel, N.B. Nagel, J. Reyes-Montes, Itasca International; R.P. Young, University of Toronto

Room 214B

Environmental Risk Assessment and Operational Considerations

Session Chairpersons: Linda Battalora, Colorado School of Mines; Thomas Knode, Halliburton

Capturing wisdom from experience, best practices and innovation, this session showcases advancements in risk management, health impact assessment, operations safety and training, chemical classification and rating systems, and environmental accountability in drilling rig design.

1400

158111

Demonstrating Adequate Management of Risks: The Move from Quantitative to Qualitative Risk Assessments
G. Bower-White, TSRhorizons Consulting

1425

159690

Global Chemical Evaluation Process Review to Qualify Regulatory and Environmental Characteristics for Oilfield Chemical Products
D.J. Daulton, M. Post, J. McMahon, B. Kuc, C.L. Ake, Baker Hughes; D. Hill, Cardno ENTRIX

1450

159411

Organizational Success Integrating Safety and Training with Operations: An Engineered Approach
M. Mcneil, M. Howard, Sanjel (USA)

1515

160074

Integrating Improved Environmental Performance Into Rig Design
S. Delisio, C. Grosvenor, N. Meissner, J.L. Ogg, N. Wagner, National Oilwell Varco

1540

159355

A Method for Improving Chemical Product Risk Profiles as Part of Product Development
T.L. McLean, E. Dalrymple, M. Muellner, S. Garcia-Swofford, Nalco

1605

160548

Development and Practical Application of a Chemical Hazard Rating System
K. Hepburn, Sanjel

Room 217C

New Technology and Methods for Subsurface Formation Evaluation

Session Chairpersons: Geoffrey Page, Baker Hughes; Richard Pemper, Weatherford

This session will present some of the latest Wireline and LWD technologies and methodologies designed to improve our understanding of the subsurface in increasingly complex and challenging environments.

1400

160133

Azimuthally Focused LWD Sonic Logging for Shear Wave Anisotropy Measurement and Borehole Imaging
M. Mickael, C. Barnett, M.S. Diab, Weatherford

1425

160173

Uncovering the Potential of Thin, Tight Gas Reservoirs in Sichuan Basin, China ‑ New Development Campaign Using New LWD Imaging Technology and Innovative Interpretation Workflows
Schlumberger; L.Z. Gang, P.H. Run, X. Qin, L.Q. Rong, Petrochina; ;P.M. Halomoan, J.K. Zhao, J. Denichou, S. Chow, S. Ju, Schlumberger

1450

158833

Sensitive New NMR Hybrid T1 Measurements for Gas Shale, Heavy Oil, and Microporosity Characterizations
L. Li, S. Chen, Halliburton

1515

159503

Sampling While Drilling: An Emerging Technology
S. Villareal, J.J. Pop, F. Bernard, Schlumberger; M. Baxter, A. Hakam, A. Firth, Murphy Sarawak Oil; A. Megat, S.P. Fey, S.A. Haq, N. Vahi, Schlumberger

1540

159127

Extreme HPHT Wireline Data Acquisition: Planning for Success
J. Owens, Maersk Oil; G. Parry, B. Taylor, Baker Hughes

1605

160022

New Generation Magnetic Resonance While Drilling
N.J. Heaton, V. Jain, B. Boling, D. Oliver, J. Degrange, P. Ferraris, D. Hupp, H. Prabawa, Schlumberger; M. Ribeiro, OGX; E. Vervest, I. Stockden, BP

ePosters

 

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

 

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

 

159522

Sourceless Neutron-Density Porosity Determination: Fit-For-Purpose Formation Evaluation With Significant HS&E Benefits
T. Gjerdingen, J. Hilton, Maersk Oil; N. Bounoua, Qatar Petroleum; F.N. Irani, C.L. Fulton, R. Rodriguez, Schlumberger

Room 217D

Phase Behavior of Reservoir Fluids

Session Chairpersons: Birol Dindoruk, Shell; John Ratulowski, Schlumberger

In this session, phase behavior and bulk property estimation, such as CGRs, IFTs, of various classes of reservoir fluids will be discussed. Particular focus will be on condensates originating from shales and tight systems. In addition, transport properties, sampling and connectivity related issues will also be part of the session.

1400

159394

Gas/Water IFT Measurements Using the Pendant Drop Method at HP/HT Conditions: The Selected Plane vs. Computerized Image Processing Methods
A. Shariat, R.G. Moore, S.A. Mehta, K.C. Van Fraassen, University of Calgary; J.A. Rushing, Apache

1425

159869

Thermodynamics of Multiphase Flow in Unconventional Liquids-Rich Reservoirs
T. Firincioglu, Nitec; E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines; C. Ozgen, Nitec

1450

160099

Phase Behavior of Gas Condensates in Shales Due to Pore Proximity Effects: Implications for Transport, Reserves and Well Productivity
D. Devegowda, K. Sapmanee, F. Civan, R.F. Sigal, University of Oklahoma

1515

158450

Challenges of Heavy Oil Fluid Sampling and Characterization
N.R. Nagarajan, Hess; C. Dong, O. Mullins, Schlumberger; M. Honarpour, Hess

1540

160314

Wanted Dead or Live: Crude Cocktail Viscosity: A Pseudo-Component Method to Predict the Viscosity of Dead Oils, Live Oils, and Mixtures
H.W. Yarranton, University of Calgary; J.J. Van Dorp, M.L. Verlaan, V. Lastovka, Shell

1605

158838

Evaluation of Reservoir Connectivity from Downhole Fluid Analysis, Asphaltene Equation of State Model and Advanced Laboratory Fluid Analyses
C. Dong, Shell; D.R. Petro, Marathon Oil; A.S. Latifzai, Shell; J.Y. Zuo, A. Pomerantz, O.C. Mullins, Schlumberger

ePosters

 

159080

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

 

158494

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

Room 214D

Reservoir Case Studies

Session Chairpersons: Mahmoud Asadi, ProTechnics; Keshav Narayanan, BHP Billiton

This session has case studies from reservoirs around the world. Themes covered include dynamic flow analysis, reservoir modeling and reservoir development.

1400

156163

Integrated Dynamic Flow Analysis To Characterize an Unconventional Reservoir in Argentina: The Loma La Lata Case
M. Fernandez Badessich, V. Berrios, YPF

1425

160127

Kuparuk River Unit Field - The First 30 Years
T. Jensen, L. Little, J.D. Melvin, E.W. Reinbold, D.P. Jamieson, W. Shi, ConocoPhillips

1450

159341

Use of Brown Field Experimental Design Methods for Post-Processing Conventional History Match Results
G.R. King, M. Jones, Tengizchevroil; K. Dagistanova, Chevron; T. Tankersley, E. Flodin, Tengizchevroil; S. Jenkins, A. Zhumagulova, W. Eaton, P. Bateman, C. Laidlaw, Chevron; R. Fitzmorris, X. Ma, Tengizchevroil

1515

159741

Mensa Field, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) - Case Study
M. Razi, P.W. Bilinski, Shell

1540

160171

Combined Uncertainty and History Matching Study of a Deepwater Turbiditie Reservoir
A. Aggarwal, S. Du, M.J. King, Texas A&M University

1605

159249

Can A Shallow Frozen Reservoir Be Successfully Exploited? A Predevelopment Case Study Of The Umiat Oil Field, Northern Alaska
C. Hanks, G. Shimer, M. Ahmadi, I. Kohshour, P. McCarthy, A.Y. Dandekar; University of Alaska; J. Mongrain, Shell; R. Wentz, J. Davis, University of Alaska

1300-1400, Bridge Hall Prefunction

Knowledge Sharing ePosters

1300

157828

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

1300

156188

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

1315

160561

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

1315

155356

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

1315

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

1315

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

1315

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

1330

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

1330

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

1330

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

1330

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

1345

158619

Laboratory Study of Sand Production in Unconsolidated Reservoir

W. Luo, S. Xu, F. Torabi, University Of Regina

1345

159640

Reservoir Conformance Control in Oilfields Using of Silicates: State-of-the-Arts and Perspectives
I. Lakatos, J. Lakatos-Szabo, University of Miskolc

1345

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

1345

144455

BHA and Fluid Rheology Modeling: An Integrated Approach to Solving Complex Unconventional Shale Play Challenges

H. Ibrahim, Y Gidh, A. Purwanto, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company; V. Visinescu, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company

1345

159522

Sourceless Neutron-Density Porosity Determination: Fit-For-Purpose Formation Evaluation With Significant HS&E Benefits
T. Gjerdingen, J. Hilton, Maersk Oil; N. Bounoua, Qatar Petroleum; F.N. Irani, C.L. Fulton, R. Rodriguez, Schlumberger

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Monday Sessions

1400-1700

Tuesday Sessions

0830-1155 | 1400-1700

Wednesday Sessions

0830-1155 | 1400-1700

 

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