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Underbalanced Drilling: From Niche to Universal Adoption

4 – 6 February 2013

Dubai, UAE | The Address Dubai Marina Hotel

Schedule Overview

Monday, 4 February

1500-1600

Committee Meeting

1600-1700

Session Manager and Speaker Meeting

1700-1800

Introduction to UBD

Speaker: Martin Culen, Blade Energy Partners

1800-1900

Pre-Workshop Networking hour/Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 5 February

0730-0800

Welcome Coffee and Badge Collection

0800-0815

Safety Briefing and Workshop Co-Chairperson Welcome Delegates

0815-0830

Keynote Speaker Opening the Workshop
Overcoming Barriers to Underbalanced Drilling

Keynote Speaker: Paul Francis, Schlumberger

0830–1200

Session 1: Underbalanced HSE

Session Format: 15 minute presentation and 5 minute Q&A (Breakout & Feedback)

Session Managers: Faisal Alghamdi, Weatherford; Keith Moyse, Schlumberger

0830-0845

Session Introduction by Session Managers

0845-0910

HSE Challenges Ahead for Underbalanced Drilling

Discussion Leader 1: Pradeep Benjamin, Weatherford

0910-0925

Successful Field Application Unitizing the MPD “Managed Pressure Drilling”

Discussion Leader 2: Riyadh A. Bargawi, Saudi Aramco

0925-0945

Quantifying the HSE Risk of Underbalanced Drilling Operations—A Comparison with Conventional Drilling Operations

Discussion Leader 3: Gareth Book, Risktec Solutions

0945-1015

Coffee Break

1015-1130

Breakout Groups

1130-1200

Feedback Discussion

1200-1300

Luncheon

1300-1600

Session 2: Candidate Selections

Session Format: 15 minute presentation and 5 minute Q&A (Breakout & Feedback)

Session Managers: Martin Culen, Blade Energy Partners; Pascal Aviengne, ADCO

1300-1315

Session Introduction by Session Managers

1315-1335

Candidate Selection and Application of Under Balance Drilling in a Tight Gas Reservoir: A Case Study from Sultanate of Oman

Discussion Leader 1: Saad Imtiaz, Baker Hughes

1335-1355

Getting the Most of UBD Technology by Acknowledging the Proper Impact Variables

Discussion Leader 2: Roberto Duran, Saudi Aramco

1355-1415

TBA

Discussion Leader 3: Martin Culen, Blade Energy Partners

1415-1430

Coffee Break

1430-1530

Breakout Groups

1530-1600

Feedback Discussion

1730-2000

Workshop Dinner

Wednesday, 6 February

0830–1200

Session 3: Logging Challenges While Drilling

Session Format: 15 minute presentation and 5 minute Q&A (Breakout & Feedback)

Session Manager: Paco Viera, Weatherford;  Nick Nawfal, Baker Hughes

0830-0845

Session Introduction by Session Managers

0845-0905

Advantages and Limits of Logging Operations on UB Ops

Discussion Leader 1: Alasdair Law, Baker Hughes

0905-0925

Employing Wired Drill Pipe Technology to Address Logging Challenges While Drilling

Discussion Leader 2: David Pixton, Nov-IntelliServ

0925-0945

Identification and Characterization of Producing Fractures in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs Using PIWD

Discussion Leader 3: Mohamed Cherif Mazouz, Weatherford

0945-1005

Maximizing Reservoir Knowledge with UBD via Mud logging & Flow Analysis Techniques

Discussion Leader 4: Sara Shayegi, Shell

1005-1030

Coffee Break

1030-1130

Breakout Groups

1130-1200

Feedback Discussion

1200-1300

Luncheon

1300–1600

Session 4: Surface Equipment Challenges

Session Format:15 minute presentation and 5 minute Q&A (Breakout & Feedback)

Session Manager: Mansour Shaheen, Baker Hughes

1300-1315

Session Introduction by Session Managers

1315-1335

TBA

Discussion Leader 1: Asad Mehmood, Weatherford

1335-1355

Underbalance Service Equipment Issues

Discussion Leader 2: David Buchan, Baker Hughes

1355-1415

TBA

Discussion Leader 3: Martin Culen, Blade Energy Partners

1415-1430

Coffee Break

1430-1530

Breakout Groups

1530-1600

Feedback Discussion

1600-1630

Workshop Summary and Closing