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Technical Sessions—Wednesday, 0830–1155

Room 342

Session 32: Projects

Moderators: Hisham Saadawi, ADCO, Abu Dhabi; Trevor Munk, Chevron

This session will discuss managing offshore megaprojects, calculation of erosion to thermoplastic, and lining technology.

0830

166363

Development of a Compact Topsides Processing Plant
R. Mikkelsen, FMC Technologies; D. Carrijo de Melo, Petrobras

0855

166149

Mitigation Techniques of Acoustic Induced Vibration (AIV) Effect For Blowdown Piping System
A.M. Moussa, Burullus Gas

0920

166310

Managing Offshore Megaprojects—Success is an Option
G.H. Sterling, Consultant

0945

166423

Calculation of Erosion of Velocity Due to Liquid Droplet with Application to Oil and Gas Industry Production
H. Arabnejad, S.A. Shirazi, B.S. McLaury, J.R. Shadley, University of Tulsa

1040

166118

Design of a Cyclonic Solids Jetting Device and Slurry Transport System for Production Systems
C.H. Rawlins, eProcess Technologies

1105

166388

Deciding Whether to Fund Either CCS or CCUS Offshore Projects: Are We Comparing Apples and Pears in the North Sea?
R. Harrison, Senergy Limited; G. Falcone, TU Clausthal

1130

166424

Prevention of Pulsations Caused By Flexible Risers
S. Belfroid, J. Golliard, H. Korst, TNO Energy

ePosters

 

166454

A Simplified Slug Flow Model for Highly Viscous Oil-Gas Flow in Horizontal Pipes
R. Brito, E. Pereyra, C. Sarica, C. Torres, The University of Tulsa

 

166080

A Modern Approach to Optimizing Underground Natural Gas Storage
M.J. Economides, University of Houston; X. Wang, XGas

Room 238 and 239

Session 33: Data-Driven Predictive Analytics

Moderators: Keith Killian, ExxonMobil; Luigi Saputelli, Frontender

Presentations in this session will include discussions on application of data-driven modeling, data mining and predictive analytics research and development, and practices in upstream oil and gas operations.

0830

166313

Identification of Horizontal Well Placement Using Fuzzy Logic
A.S. Popa, Chevron

0855

166111

Data Driven Analytics in Powder River Basin, WY
M. Maysami, R. Gaskari, S.D. Mohaghegh, Intelligent Solutions

0920

166137

Using Big Data and Smart Field Technology for Detecting Leakage in a CO2 Storage Projects
S.A. Haghighat, S.D. Mohaghegh, V. Gholami, A. Shahkarami, D.A. Moreno, West Virginia University

0945

166472

Causal Analysis and Data Mining of Well Stimulation Data Using Classification and Regression Tree with Enhancements
S. Bhattacharya, M. Maucec, J.M. Yarus, D.D. Fulton, J.M. Orth, A. Singh, Halliburton

1040

166449

New Approach to identify Analogue Reservoirs

H. Rodriguez, E. Escobar, S. Embid, N. Rodriguez, M. Hegazy, Repsol; L. Lake, The University of Texas at Austin

1105

166304

A Framework-Oriented Approach for Determining Attribute Importance When Building Effective Predictive Models for Oil and Gas Data Analytics
S. Dursun, K. Rangarajan, A. Singh, Halliburton

1130

166240

Using Data-Driven Analytics to Assess the Impact of Design Parameters on Production from Shale
S. Esmaili, S.D. Mohaghegh, West Virginia University

Room 255, 256, and 257

Session 34: Coil Tubing and Well Operations in Production

Session Chairpersons: Bertrand Theuveny, Schlumberger; Jeff Chang, Florida Chemical

Intervention in live production wells can be planned efficiently and safely. The number of tools available to remediate well problems is rapidly increasing. A new, exciting set of activities can solve problems and save wells from early death. Discover how we can diagnose and cure traditional problems encountered in a wide range of applications from sand clean-out to setting resins in wellbore.

0830

166496

The Growth of Coiled Tubing and the Benefits of Thinking Small Again
A. Terry, B. Pate, R. Stanley, Baker Hughes

0855

166531

Case History: Sand Handling and Hydrocarbon Containment During a Coiled Tubing Cleanout of a Live Deepwater Well
T. Peruzzi, Murphy Oil; E. Gagen, R. Reynolds, Schlumberge; L. Cunningham, Murphy Oil

0920

166207

Engineering Analysis of Coiled Tubing Failure in a Gas Well with Hydrate Plugging
S. Hamid, Sanjel

0945

166401

Industry Trends Utilizing Larger Diameter Coiled Tubing for Extended Reach Operations in Northwestern Canada
L. Edillon, STEP Energy Services

1040

166337

New Water Depth Record for Electric Line Operations, Retrieving Asphaltenes with Riserless Light Well Intervention
S. Ashcraft, Anadarko; O. Karlsen, A.E. Luviano, B. Morrison, Welltec

1105

166418

Identifying Small Leaks with Ultrasonic Leak Detection-Lessons Learned in Alaska
J. Julian, BP; A. Duerr, ASD; J. Jackson, University of Alaska; J. Johns, Archer

1130

166077

Large Scale Jet Pump Performance Optimization in a Viscous Oil Field
M.K. Singh, D. Prasad, A. Singh, M. Jha, R. Tandon, Cairn India Ltd.

ePosters

 

166374

Experimental Study of Liquid Viscosity Effect on Two-Phase Stage Performance of Electrical Submersible Pumps
H.M. Banjar, J.A. Gamboa, H. Zhang, University of Tulsa

 

166301

Video Production Logging and Polymer Gel Yields Successful Water Isolation in the Fayetteville Shale
J.W. Brady, Devon; D.Shattuck, Southwestern Energy; M.H. Parker, Swift Energy; C.S. Sramek, EV Downhole Video; A. Jones, Occidential Petroleum; J. Gould, Baker Hughes

Room 244 and 245

Session 35: Completion Systems and Techniques

Session Chairpersons: Mark Glaser, Weatherford; Evan Graybill, Chevron

This session presents a variety of applications of completion and workover technology. Topics include technological advances in wellbore equipment, case studies of completion installation practices, and novel techniques that improve well completions.

0830

166330

Flow Analysis: A Critical Step in Completion Design and Optimization: A Case Study of Multizone Completion Designs
E.J. Pogoson, A.H. Cardona, Baker Hughes

0855

166217

Integrating Completion and Drilling Techniques to Improve and Maximize Production Over the Life of the Well
G. Scott, L.M. Smith, Alaskan Energy Resources; A. Johnston, Alaska Oilfield Consultants

0920

166182

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Leads the Way in the Quest for Intervention Free Upper Completion Installation
I.A. Adan, Weatherford

0945

166379

A Case History: The Installation of a System to Restore Full Safety Valve Functionality to a Malaysia Offshore Well with Damaged Control Line
M. Aminuddin, B. Norhafifi, A. Izura, k. Hazrina, N. Nordin, M. Faizal, S. Setiawan, Y. Yuzmanizeil, F. Brian, Petronas; S. Sharp, I. Afrizal, M. Zafarol, Weatherford

1040

166368

Design, Installation, and Initial Performance of Ultra-High-Rate Gas Deepwater Completions—Tamar Field, Offshore Israel
J.C. Healy, J.R. Sanford, K.J. Dufrene, J.N. Fink, D.F. Reeves, T. Hopper, Noble Energy

1105

166382

The State-of-the-Art Completion Technological Innovation: The First 25,000-psi 500oF Permanent Bridge Plug
A. Ruffo, G. Deng, J.C. Doane, G. Anderson, D.J. Lehr, S.D. Collins, Baker Hughes

1130

166145

Stress Redistribution Analysis in Multiple Eccentric Packers During Completion Operations
Y. Zhang, University of Houston; R. Samuel, Halliburton

Room E3

Session 36: Drilling Automation

Session Chairpersons: Mario Zamora, Schlumberger; Fred Florence, National Oilwell Varco

Drilling automation uses surface and downhole sensors connected to rig controls via computerized applications to improve safety and performance and minimize non-productive time. This session looks at the latest automation activities including new telemetry techniques, autonomous downhole tools, and key security issues. It features a report on an industry joint project, and a keynote speaker who challenges the oil and gas participants to match automation progress in other industries.

0830

166071

Self-Adapting Bottom Hole Assembly Vibration Suppression
M. Hutchinson, D. Burgess, F. Thompson, A. Kopfstein, APS Technology

0855

166215

Unique Acoustic Telemetry Network With Distributed Pressure Measurement Nodes Enables Accurate Real-Time Analysis of Sweep Effectiveness
M. Reeves, D.G. Smith, D. Groves, XACT Downhole Telemetry; A. Brehm, S.A. Rovira, K. Armagost, Anadarko

0920

166263

Drilling Systems Automation: Current State, Initiatives and Potential Impact
J.D. Macpherson, Baker Hughes; J.P. de Wardt, DE WARDT and CO.; F. Florence, National Oilwell Varco; C.D. Chapman, Schlumberger; M. Zamora, M-I SWACO; M.L. Laing, SAS; F. Iversen, IRIS

0945

Invited Speaker

Wildcatting the Solar System: Drilling and Sampling Other Worlds
Dr. Michael New, Astrobiology Discipline Scientist, NASA

1040

166165

Downhole Steering Automation and New Survey Measurement Method Significantly Improves High-Dogleg Rotary-Steerable System Performance
J. Sugiura, A. Bowler, R. Hawkins, S. Jones, P. Hornblower; Schlumberger

1105

166116

A Dynamic Imaging Particle Analysis System for Real-Time Analysis of Drilling Muds
L. Brown, M. Duplisea, S. Bowen, Fluid Imaging Technologies

1130

166428

Closed Loop Automation of Downhole Weight on Bit Improves Sliding Performance and Reduces Conservatism in Unconventional Horizontal Well Development
T. Pink, W.L. Koederitz, A. Barrie, National Oilwell Varco; D. Bert, D. Overgaard, Chesapeake

ePoster

 

166163

Successfully Exploration Drilling in a Very Narrow Mud Weight Window with a Crossflow Using Automated Managed Pressure Drilling: Control Technology and High Quality MPD Engineering, A Case History in Mexico East
J. Rodriguez, A. Dominguez, S. Villalobos, Pemex; M.A. Chavarria, J.A. Morales, J.C. Beltran, C.A. Ruiz, J. Rojas, Schlumberger

Room E2

Session 37: Innovations of Conductivity

Session Chairpersons: James Strain, Bear Creek Engineering; John Lassek, Schlumberger

Conductivity of created hydraulic fractures is a critical factor in stimulation design for conventional and unconventional reservoirs. This session explores innovations in new proppant materials, reducing environmental impact, and effective proppant selections in fracture design. Papers presented in this session are a balance of sound laboratory work and real world case studies demonstrating the impact of these techniques.

0830

166323

Development and Field Testing of Advanced Ceramic Proppants
M.G. Mack, C. Coker, Oxane Materials

0855

166251

Environmental Stewardship: Global Applications of a Non-Radioactive Method to Identify Proppant Placement and Propped Fracture Height
R.J. Duenckel, T.T. Palisch, X. Han, P.M. Saldungaray, Carbo Ceramics

0920

166249

Methodological Approach for Optimization of Completion Practices in Mature Carbonate Fields
A. Babaniyazov, C.H. Jackson, ConocoPhillips

0945

166096

Transport and Distribution of Proppants in Multistage Fractured Horizontal Wells - A CFD Simulation Approach
A.B. Bokane, S. Jain, Y.K. Deshpande, F. Crespo, Halliburton

1040

166107

65 Years of Fracturing Experience: The Key to Better Productivity is Not What We Have Learned, But What We Have Forgotten and Failed to Utilize!
F.E. Syfan, GoFrac; T.T. Palisch, Carbo Ceramics; J. Dawson, Independence Oilfield Chemicals

1105

166299

Hydraulic Fracture Design Flaws—Proppant Selection
M. Yang, M.J. Economides, University of Houston ; C. Wei, PetroChina; C. Gao, Plains Exploration and Production

1130

166216

A New Standardized Laboratory Protocol to Study the Interaction of Organic-Rich Shales with Drilling and Fracturing Fluids
J. Zhou, C. Jung, J. Pedlow, M.E. Chenevert, M.M. Sharma, University of Texas At Austin

ePosters

 

166431

Unconventional Completions: Which is Right for Your Application?
W. Burton, Baker Hughes

 

166474

Experimental Investigation of Propped Fracture Network Conductivity in Naturally Fractured Shale Reservoirs
Q. Wen, China University of Petroleum; X. Jin, S.N. Shah, University of Oklahoma; Y, Li, China University of Petroleum

Room 243

Session 38: Innovative Technologies for Advanced Reservoir Descriptions

Session Chairpersons: Paul Mckay, ION Geophysical; Olatunji Akinwunmi, Total

Reservoir description is at the core of the oil industry and it requires the constant development of innovative technologies as reservoirs become more complex and poorly understood, like unconventionals. The session offers a series of presentations of highly innovative technologies aimed at describing highly complex reservoirs along with their field applications.

0830

166234

Experimental Investigation of Water Saturation Effects on Barnett Shale's Geomechanical Behaviors
S. Lin, B. Lai, University of Louisiana

0855

166356

Predicting Formation Pressures from Passive Magnetotelluric Technology
A. Lopez Manriquez, Delgac

0920

166370

Geomechanics of Hydraulic Fracturing Inferred From Composite Radiation Patterns of Microseismicity
J.T. Rutledge, R.C. Downie, S.C. Maxwell, J.E. Drew, Schlumberger

0945

166485

A New Model for Geomechanical Seismicity Based Reservoir Characterization Including Reservoir Discontinuity Orientations
S. Hosseini, F. Aminzadeh, The University of Southern California

1040

166178

Geological Attributes from Conventional Well Logs: Relating Rock Types to Depositional Facies in Deepwater Turbidite Reservoirs
C. Xu, C. Torres-Verdin, R. Steel, University of Texas at Austin

1105

166446

Magnitude-Based Calibrated Discrete Fracture Network Methodology
J.P. McKenna, MicroSeismic

1130

166463

Seismic Anisotropy Characterization in Heterogeneous Formations Using Borehole Sonic Data
J. Jocker, Schlumberger; M. Ferla, F. Pampuri, Eni, E. Wielemaker, Schlumberger

ePoster

 

166490

Crosswell Seismic Guided 3D Seismic Interpretation Results in Successful Infill Well Location in Bunyu Field (Indonesia)
A. Syarif, Z. Irwanzah, T. Handayani, Pertamina; S. Dogra, Schlumberger

Room 338 and 339

Session 39: Petrophysical Applications

Session Chairpersons:Badarinadh Vissapragada, Schlumberger; Annie Audibert-Hayet, Total

This session is devoted to novel petrophysical techniques and technologies to improve the determination of rock and fluid properties in conventional reservoirs and the integration of petrophysical data with those originated from other sources.

0830

166180

Performance And Analysis Of A Borehole Gravity Log In An Alaska North Slope Grind and Inject Well
J.L. Brady, BP; M. Bill, ASRC Energy Services; C. Nind, Scintrex; H. Pfutzner, F. Legendre, Schlumberger; R. Doshier, Orbis Engineering; J. MacQueen, Micro-g LaCoste; L. Beyer, Petrotechnical

0855

166082

Connate Water Saturation - Irreducible or Not: The Key to Reliable Hydraulic Rock Typing in Reservoirs Straddling Multiple Capillary Windows
C. Xu, C. Torres-Verdin, Q. Yang, .L. Diniz-Ferreira, University of Texas at Austin

0920

166258

Correcting LWD Propagation Resistivity Logs in Horizontal Sinusoidal Wells for Better Water Saturation Estimate: Case Study in a Deepwater, Channelized Turbidite Reservoir
H. Wang, P. Garrow, P. Silva, Chevron

0945

166121

Petrophysical and Geological Evaluation of Laminated Clastic Rocks Using Borehole Electrical Image and NMR Data Integration
H. Al-Khatib, K. Mirotchnik, J.H. Jonkers, Weatherford

1040

166329

A Heavy Oil Mobility Quicklook Using Dielectric Measurements at Four Depths of Investigation
S.T. Grayson, J.L. Hemingway, Schlumberger

1105

166154

Environmental and Transport Effects on Core Measurements of Water Saturation, Salinity, and Wettability, and Hydrocarbon Composition
S. Misra, C. Torres-Verdin, K. Sepehrnoori, University of Texas At Austin

1130

166252

Predicting Porosity and Permeability of Carbonate Rocks from Core-Scale to Pore-Scale Using Medical CT, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy and Micro CT
S.M. Shah, J. Yang, J. Crawshaw, O. Gharbi, E. Boek, Imperial College London

ePoster

 

166106

Microresistivity Image Inpainting and Visualization
S. Assous, J.A. Whetton, P.A. Elkington, Weatherford

Room 344 and 345

Session 40: Fundamentals of Flow from Micro to Macro

Session Chairpersons: Nicholas Kalita, BG Group; George Petrosky, ConocoPhillips

Fundamental fluid flow processes at various scales are the focus of this session. On a smaller scale, the presenters focus on imaging, experimental, and theoretical research. The influence of small-scale phenomena such as sorption and transport at well and field level is also examined. The settings are highly varied and include classic oil and gas bearing shale, as well as the purely generic.

0830

166498

Reservoir-Condition Pore-Scale Imaging of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
M. Andrew, B. Bijeljic, M.J. Blunt, Imperial College

0855

166324

Modeling Gas Flow Through Hydraulically-Fractured Shale-Gas Reservoirs Involving Molecular-To-Inertial Transport Regimes and Threshold-Pressure Gradient
F. Civan, University of Oklahoma

0920

166173

A New Approach for the Simulation of Fluid Flow in Unconventional Reservoirs Through Multiple Permeability Modeling
B. Yan, M. Alfi, Y. Wang, J.E. Killough, Texas A&M University

0945

166526

Experimental and Theoretical Study of Three-Phase Relative Permeability in Oil Reservoirs
H. Shahverdi, M. Sohrabi, Heriot-Watt University

1040

166289

Asphaltene Deposition in Capillary Flow
C.M. Seifried, S. Al Lawati, J. Crawshaw, E. Boek, Imperial College London

1105

166403

Potential of Improved Waterflooding in Acid-Hydraulically Fractured Shale Formations
S. Morsy, Texas Tech University; J.J. Sheng, A. Gomaa, Baker Hughes; M.Y. Soliman, Texas Tech University

1130

166162

The Condition of Capillary Condensation and Its Effects on Adsorption Isotherms of Unconventional Gas Condensate Reservoirs
B. Li, J., Baker Hughes; A. Mehmani, J. Chen, University of Texas at Austin; D.T. Georgi, G. Jin, Baker Hughes

ePosters

 

166375

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Gas Transport in Shale Including the Role of Sorption
K.R. Alnoaimi, A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University

Room 252, 253, and 254

Session 41: Reservoir Engineering Applied to Unconventional Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons: Raymond Ambrose, Hilcorp Energy; Christopher Clarkson, University of Calgary

This session consists of seven papers and three posters that focus on the reservoir engineering aspects of unconventional reservoirs. With the ever increasing number of wells and completions in these types of reservoirs, their importance is increasing. Topics in this session include liquids, geomechanics, decline curve analysis, and reserves estimations are discussed.

0830

166380

Optimized Well Modeling of Liquid-Rich Shale Reservoirs
A. Juell, C.H. Whitson, Norwegian University of Science and Tech

0855

166177

Completion and Production Strategies for Liquids-Rich Wells in Ultra-Low-Permeability Reservoirs
A. Kumar, R.G. Dusterhoft, S. Siddiqui, Halliburton

0920

166377

Density-Based Rate-Time Production Analysis of Unconventional Gas Reservoirs Under Gas Slippage and Desorption
P. Vardcharragosad, L.F. Ayala, Pennsylvania State University

0945

166152

Diagnosing Pressure-Dependent-Permeability in Long-Term Shale Gas Pressure and Production Transient Analysis
F. Vera, C.A. Ehlig-Economides, Texas A&M University

1040

166201

Geo-mechanics Coupled Reservoir Flow Simulation for Diagnostic Fracture Injection Test Design and Interpretation in Shale Reservoirs
A.S. Padmaker, Chevron

1105

166365

Comparison of Decline Curve Analysis Methods with Analytical Models in Unconventional Plays
M. Meyet R. Dutta, C. Burns

1130

166214

A New Method for Modeling Multi-Phase Flowback of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Tight Oil Wells to Determine Hydraulic Fracture Properties
C.R. Clarkson, University of Calgary; J. Williams-kovacs, TAQA North

ePosters

 

166279

Estimation of Effective Fracture Volume Using Water Flowback and Production Data for Shale Gas Reservoirs
A.B. Alkouh, Texas A&M University; S. McKetta, Southwestern Energy; R.A. Wattenbarger, Texas A&M University

 

166334

An Experimental Study of Cyclic Gas Injection to Improve Shale Oil Recovery
T.D. Gamadi, J.J. Sheng, M.Y. Soliman, Texas Tech University

Room 343

Session 42: Downhole Tools and Drilling Dynamics

Session Chairpersons: Robello Samuel, Halliburton Fellow; Xianping Wu, Shell

Drilling dynamic dysfunctions continue to be a hot topic of research in new tools and techniques. You will hear about new insights gained through high frequency measurements and modeling, as well as field results of application of the latest technology to mitigate the effects of vibrations. Casing drilling continues to expand as highlighted by a study here, as well as other innovations in logging and reaming tools. Innovations in PDC bits, motors, and use of a fluid hammer to manage axial and tortional energy at the bit will be highlighted.

0830

166212

New Insights into Drilling Dynamics Through High Frequency Vibration Measurement and Modeling
H. Oueslati, J.R. Jain, H. Reckmann, L.W. Ledgerwood, R. Pessier, Baker Hughes; S. Chandrasekaran, TATA Consultancy

0855

166445

Step Change Drilling Technology Modifies Drill String Dynamics and Results in Reduced Drilling Vibrations
M.J. Gaines, R. Morrison, D. Herrington, National Oilwell Varco

0920

166127

Ream-on-Demand System Eliminates Dedicated Trip to Enlarge Rathole in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operation
N. Lirette, Noble Energy; M. Aubin, J. Davis, H. Duvvuru, M. Nagaraj, Schlumberger

0945

Invited Speaker

Large Bore Expandable Liner Hanger Provides Reliable, Cost-Effective Solution for Liner Placement in Critical Well Path (OTC 24169)
M.R. Johnson, Halliburton

1040

166112

All in One for Casing While Drilling Technology: Numerical, Analytical, and Experimental Results and Field Observations
S. Salehi, University of Louisiana; M. Karimi, Weatherford; M. Stahri, University of Tulsa; A. Aladasan, Kuwait Oil; C. Ezeakacha, University of Louisiana

1105

166465

Fully Rotating PDC Cutter Gaining Momentum: Conquering Frictional Heat in Hard/Abrasive Formations Improves Drilling Efficiency
Y. Zhang, Y. Burhan, C. Chen, S. Tammineni, B. Durairajan, S. Mathanagopalan, R. Ford, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger Company

1130

166501

Deepwater Wells Top Hole Cement Volume Evaluation Using Innovative Hole Size inversion from LWD Propagation Resistivity Measurements
A.G. Peternell, M.I. Dooply, S. Leveque, G. Tovar, J. Horkowitz, Schlumberger

ePoster

 

166457

A New Approach for Build Rate Estimation of Downhole Motors
N. Marchand, M. Kalantari, National Oilwell Varco

 

166433

Fluid Hammer Increases PDC Performance Through Axial and Torsional Energy at the Bit
S.W. Powell, D. Herrington, B. Botton, B. Ivie, National Oilwell Varco

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