Session Chairs: Shaun Zimmer, Husky Energy; Tim Bibby, Southern Pacific Resource Corp.
This session will focus on various aspects for remediating vintage thermal wells. Topics will cover identification, analysis and abandonment considerations of different thermal well types in oil sands areas.
Session Chairs: Sonya King, ConocoPhillips Canada; Alejandro Bello, Statoil Canada
With the constant emergence of new oilfield technologies, well construction professionals have an obligation to be aware of the ever changing landscape. This will enable them to identify the next potential “game changer” to optimize and strengthen future well designs.
Session Chairs: Scott Thompson, Statoil Canada; Mark Banman, Total
Cement integrity is critical for isolating zones, supporting casing, and preventing fluid migration to surface. A good cement job involves choosing a suitable blend and placing it effectively. This session focuses on cementing practices that ensure best possible placement.
Session Chairs: Jeff Arvidson, Devon Energy; Ian Cameron, Pure Energy Services
What is new with Directive 051? The first new draft for the ERCB’s Directive 051 since March 1994 was just released in August 2012. Learn about the changes and how they may impact your day-to-day operations for meeting Wellbore Injection Requirements. This panel session will provide additional time for questions and discussion with regulatory and industry representatives.
Session Chairs: Jeff Gerlitz, MEG Energy; Isaac Khallad, Cenovus
In this session we will discuss overall integrity of the thermal wellbore, its specific components, and design properties including material selection and geometries.
Session Chairs: Doug Hollies, Codeco Energy Group; John Van Vliet, Noetic Engineering
Presentations will investigate key factors in the design, selection, and installation of casing connections in thermal environments.
Session Chairs: Bryan Hnatiuk, Devon Energy; Sarah Whitton, Schlumberger
This session will examine the importance of cement properties and explore why various elements of cement design are critical to long term zonal isolation.