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Formation Damage Control and Mitigation: Best Practices from Lab to Well Production

9 – 11 December 2012

Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia | Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar

Schedule Overview

Sunday, 9 December

0800–0805

Seating and Safety Briefing

0805–0820

Opening Remarks by Chairman and Ice Breaker

0820–0830

Keynote Speech

0830–1030

Session 1: Future Outlook and New Trends (Panel Session)

Session Chairs: Mohammed Bataweel, Saudi Aramco; Ryan Ezell, Halliburton

1030–1100

Coffee Break

1100–1300

Session 2: Unconventional Gas Completion Strategies

Session Chairs: Ahmed Rashed Al Aleeli, ADMA-OPCO; Nihat Gurmen, Schlumberger

1300–1400

Luncheon and Prayers

1400–1600

Session 3: Completion and Stimulation of Gas Fields

Session Chairs: Abdulaziz Alamoudi, Shoaibi Group; Raed Saleh, National Petroleum Services

Monday, 10 December

0800–1000

Session 4: Lab Role in Diagnosing and Developing Best Practices

Session Chairs: Khalid Binmoqbil, Saudi Aramco; Ryan McLaughlin, Corex

1000–1030

Coffee Break

1030–1230

Session 5: Challenges with Complex Well Structures (Extended Reach and Maximum Contact Wells)

Session Chairs: Tim Huang, Baker Hughes; Lee Morgenthaler, Shell

1230–1330

Luncheon and Prayers

1330–1530

Session 6: Challenges and Best Practices in Heavy Oil Fields

Session Chairs: Rahima Mujaini, Petroleum Development Oman; Rosalvina Guimerans, Weatherford

Tuesday, 11 december

0800–1000

Session 7: Challenges in Stimulating Shaly Sandstone Reservoirs

Session Chairs: Mohammed Nasreldin, KFUPM; Abel Castro, REPSOL

1000–1030

Coffee Break

1030–1230

Session 8: EOR Induced Formation Damage

Session Chairs: Osama Baiej, Well Flow; Younis Osman, Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company

1230–1330

Workshop Closing and Summary

1330–1430

Luncheon and Prayers