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SPE Technical Report: Calculation of Worst-Case Discharge (WCD)

Approved by the SPE Board of Directors in March, this report documents the consensus from the SPE Summit held in March 2014. Topics covered in the technical report include reservoir properties, inflow modeling, outflow modeling, total volume, special cases, and reporting. Deterministic methods are proposed because of the wording of regulations and requirements for detailed well design and response planning, but parametric sensitivity analysis is recommended. All reservoir properties should be best-estimate success-case values based on sound geology, geophysics, and engineering judgment. Future improvements could include flow correlations for high rates in large-diameter pipes, sonic velocity effects, and probabilistic methods. For full details, read SPE-174705-TR.

Web Event: Fluids for Fracturing Petroleum Reservoirs

Join Ghaithan Al-Muntasheri on 23 June to hear a web event on "Fluids for Fracturing Petroleum Reservoirs." This presentation will discuss the various existing technologies used for HF fluids. The webinar will also shed light on the current challenges that the industry faces. This will help the attendees draw broad lines on the current research themes in this area.

Web Event: Fluids for Fracturing Petroleum Reservoirs

Join Ghaithan Al-Muntasheri on 23 June for the web event "Fluids for Fracturing Petroleum Reservoirs." This presentation will discuss the various existing technologies used for HF fluids. The webinar will also shed light on the current challenges that the industry faces and help attendees draw broad lines on the current research themes in this area.

Applications Open for SPE Faculty Enhancement Travel Grants

Applications are open for SPE Faculty Enhancement Travel Grants. If you are a university faculty member looking for financial support to attend SPE conferences, workshops, and forums apply online today.

Web Event: Flow Assurance

This web event will summarize the current state of key technologies and areas for potential improvement that may have major impact on both production and cost effectiveness.

Lessons Learned for Tamar Startup: Good, Bad, and Ugly

The presentation will focus on the overall development strategy for the Tamar deepwater gas development and the flow assurance challenges encountered since startup in March 2013.

SPE Produced Water Handling and Management Symposium

Register to attend the SPE Produced Water Handling and Management Symposium. The event will cover all important aspects of water handling and management.

SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference

If your field of work is related to progressing cavity pumps (PCP) then you don’t want to miss this conference! Stay engaged, stay relevant, learn and network with your peers.

SPE Flow Assurance Technical Section Presents: Flowline Remediation System

Presenters:

Nikunj Patel, Engineering Manager, Oceaneering International Inc.

Chris Mancini, Flow Assurance SME, Oceaneering International Inc.

Web Event: How to Write a Technical Paper

In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a web event hosted by SPE member Byron Haynes, Jr. P.E. on "How to Write a Good Technical Paper."