Registration Travel and Accommodations

Technical Program - Tuesday, 6 March

0800—1000

Golden West

Drilling and Bit Technology

Session Chairpersons: Dan Scott, Baker Hughes; Ryan Weeden, National Oilwell Varco

This session covers a diverse and interesting range of applications and technologies from new cutter technology and applications where it lowers drilling cost, to geothermal bits and large diameter bits in the Mideast carbonates.

0800

151456

PDC Cutter and Bit Development for Challenging Conglomerate Drilling in the Luno Field - Offshore Norway
S. Hellvik, Lundin Norway; R. Nygaard, Missouri University of Science and Technology; E. Hoel, Lundin Norway; M. Andersen, M. Francis, National Oilwell Varco

0830

151789

Solving Deep 22” Carbonate Drilling Challenges in Northern Kuwait
A. Al Saleh, A. Shehab, M. Al Khaldy, Kuwait Oil; G. Portwood, O. Ghoneim, H. Maliekkal, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company

0900

151569

Innovative PDC Cutter Technology Leads to Step Out Performance Improvements in Diverse Applications in Shale Plays
D.E. Scott, M.J. Meiners, M.R. Isbell, Baker Hughes

0930

150030

New HT/HP Technology for Geothermal Application Significantly Increases On-Bottom Drilling Hours
S. Orazzini, ENEL Italy; R.S. Kasirin, G. Ferrari, A. Bertini, I. Bizzocchi, R.J. Ford, Q. Li, J. Zhang, Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company

ePosters

151406

The Effects of Back Rake and Side Rake Angles on Mechanical Specific Energy of Single PDC Cutters with Selected Rocks at Varying Depth of Cuts and Confining Pressures
V. Rajabov, S.Z. Miska, University of Tulsa; L. Mortimer, National Oilwell Varco; M. Yu, E. Ozbayoglu, University of Tulsa

0800 to 1000

California

Drilling Process and Technology

Session Chairpersons: Rolv Rommetveit, eDrilling Solutions; John Thorogood, Drilling Global Consultant

Well known industry specialists will present their latest work in the areas of casing seat selection, intelligent wellbore condition diagnostics, gas kick modelling and drill bit performance.

0800

150931

Multiple Criteria Casing Seat Selection Method
B.S. Aadnoy, E. Kaarstad, M. Belayneh, University of Stavanger

0830

150942

An Early Warning System for Identifying Drilling Problems: An Example From a Problematic Drill-Out Cement Operation in the North-Sea
E. Cayeux, B. Daireaux, E.W. Dvergsnes, International Research Institute of Stavanger; G. Saelevik, M. Zidan, Statoil

0900

151381

Dynamic Modelling of Gas Distribution in the Wellbore During Kick Situations
H.F. Spoerker, OMV Exploration/Production; C. Gruber, W. Brandstaetter, University of Leoben

0930

151389

Drilling Performance is a Function of Power at the Bit and Drilling Efficiency
R.C. Pessier, S. Wallace, H. Oueslati, Baker Hughes

ePoster

151448

Improving Casing Wear Prediction and Mitigation Using a Statistically Based Model
S.B. Mitchell, WWT International; Y.L. Xiang, Pegasus Vertex

0800—1000

Town and Country

Rig Automation and Technology

Session Chairpersons: Marcel Boucher, National Oilwell Varco; Gregers Kudsk, Maersk Drilling

The partnership of technology and automation is spreading its wings! Linking the downhole tools to the automated drilling equipment on surface and upgrading the existing technology to reach new targets and create optimized performance are examples of the new trends that will be presented.

0800

151193

Near Field Developments With an Upgraded Brown-Field Platform Rig: Sharing the Learning From a Three-Well Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) Program
M. Mota, G.W. King, W.D. O’Donnell, ExxonMobil; K. Hewit, KCA DEUTAG; P.A. Dumont, Shell

0830

150973

Building an Automated Drilling System Where the Surface Machines are Controlled by Downhole and Surface Data to Optimize the Well Construction Process
T. Pink, A. Bruce, H. Kverneland, B. Applewhite, National Oilwell Varco

0900

151412

Data Aggregation and Drilling Automation: Connecting the Interoperability Bridge Between Acquisition, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Control
A.G. Sadlier, M.L. Laing, J.A. Shields, Baker Hughes

0930

151190

Case Study on Bottom Hole Assembly Tool
R. Verhoef, National Oilwell Varco

1045—1215

Town and Country

Plenary I: Thriving in Change

Moderators: Frank Springett, National Oilwell Varco

Key leaders will wrestle the question; are we, and can we adapt and thrive in the ever-changing world of 2012. This group will also review whether we can translate our continuous improvement into a general public that remains unsympathetic and concerned about our contributions.

Panelists:
  • Martin Vos, Shell DW Wells
  • Chad Deaton, Baker Hughes
  • Kevin Neveu, Precision Drilling
  • David Payne, Chevron

1345—1730

Golden West

Directional Drilling and Hole Placement

Session Chairpersons: Martyn Greensmith, Gyrodata; Eric Maidla, Schlumberger

Wellbore placement is crucial for so many aspects of our business, reservoir development, safety, optimized production etc. The latest techniques to achieve this through directional and surveying techniques will be presented.

1345

151039

The Design of BHA and the Placement of the Magnetometer Sensors Influence How Magnetic Azimuth is Distorted by the Magnetic Properties of Drilling Fluids
T.I. Waag, Teknova; T. Torkildsen, Wellpos; P.A. Amundsen, University of Stavanger; E. Nyrnes, Statoil; A. Saasen, Det Norske Oljeselskap

1415

150107

Successful Application of Geomagnetic Referencing for Accurate Wellbore Positioning in Deepwater Project Offshore Brazil
B. Poedjono, D. Montenegro, Schlumberger; P. Clark, S. Okewunmi, Chevron; S. Maus, University of Colorado; X. Li, Fugro Gravity and Magnetic Services

1445

151431

High-Angle Gyro-While-Drilling Technology Delivers An Economical Solution To Accurate Wellbore Placement And Collision Avoidance In High-Density Multilateral Pad Drilling In The Canadian Oil Sands
K. Brown, Cenovus Energy; K. Beattie, C. Kohut, Gyrodata

1600

151221

Converting Static Friction to Kinetic Friction to Drill Further and Faster in Directional Holes
L. Skyles, Y. Amiraslani, National Oilwell Varco; J. Wilhoit, Devon Energy

1630

151047

Using Deep-Azimuthal Resistivity and 3D Seismic for Optimal Horizontal Well Placement: An Integrated Approach, Nipisi Field, Western Canada
S.J. Omovie, Baker Hughes; W.R. Pearson, Pradera Resources

1700

151436

High‑Definition Geomagnetic Models: A New Perspective for Improved Wellbore Positioning
S. Maus, M.C. Nair, University of Colorado; B. Poedjono, Schlumberger; S. Okewunmi, Chevron; D. Fairhead, GETECH; U. Barckhausen, German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources; P.R. Milligan, Geoscience Australia; J. Matzka, Technical University of Denmark

ePosters

151441

High-Confidence Vertical Positioning for Extended Reach Wells
N.C. Mohammed, M.E. Terpening, Schlumberger

151274

Scaled Tortuosity Index: Quantification of Borehole Undulations in Terms of Hole Curvature, Clearance and Pipe Stiffness
S. Brands, R. Lowdon, Schlumberger

151283

PDC Bit Steerability Modeling and Testing for Push‑the‑bit and Point‑the‑bit RSS
S. Menand, C. Simon, J. Gaombalet, L. Macresy, DrillScan; L. Gerbaud, M. Ben Hamida, Paris Tech; Y. Amghar, Total; H.J. Denoix, Schlumberger; B. Cuillier, H. Sinardet, Varel

1345—1730

California

Deepwater

Session Chairpersons: Roy Marker, Statoil; Han Tiebout, SBM Offshore N.V.

The deepwater session will highlight a variety of themes related to Deepwater Drilling including rigs, BOP’s, subsea wellheads and well control training.

1345

151186

Upgrading the Real-Time Drilling Optimization Culture in Brazil's Challenging Deepwater Operations: The Utilization of a Remote and Rigsite Multidisciplinary Collaborative Concept
A. Borella, D.S. Gozzi, I. Fujshima, K.L. Vello, Petrobras; S.B. Alves, I.J. Thomson, R.M. Krasuk F. Buzzerio, Baker Hughes

1415

151198

Establishing an Industry Best Practice on Subsea Wellhead Fatigue Assessment
D. Buchmiller, T. Horte, G. Grytoyr, L. Haug, Det Norske Veritas

1445

151350

Newbuild Construction Cycles - An Evolving Paradigm
I. Hope, Seadrill; S. Livingston, J.L. Ogg, National Oilwell Varco

1600

151487

Continuing Efficiency and Assurance Advances for Deepwater BOP Testing
C. Franklin, R. Cully, IPT Global

1630

151182

Blowout Preventer (BOP) Health Monitoring
J.E. MckayBP; C. Simmons, National Oilwell Varco; T. Hogg, Ensco; G. Starling, Rock Oilfield Group; M. Doty, National Oilwell Varco

1700

151733

Focused Approach to Solving Deepwater Reaming Problems
C.H. Dewey, L. Paez, P.C. Desai, Schlumberger

1345—1730

Town and Country

Managed Pressure Drilling

Session Chairpersons: Raymond Bullock, Halliburton; Blaine Dow, Schlumberger

Managed Pressure Drilling can positively impact many critical control elements of the drilling procedure. This session highlights recent advances in MPD operations including ECD control, HPHT operations, influx recognition and control, loss control, and process automation.

1345

151168

Next-Generation Managed Pressure Drilling System Enables HP/HT Horizontal Wells in the Haynesville Shale
J. Montilva, J.F. Mota, Shell; I. Poletzky, M. Sati, R. Lovorn, J. Grable, Halliburton

1415

151518

Automated Managed Pressure Drilling Allows Identification of New Reserves in a HPHT Exploration Well in SB Field, Offshore Malaysia
I. Azian Bt A Aziz, L. Umar, N. Nordin, T. Nesan, Petronas; F. Rojas, F. Zapata, G. Garcia, A. Waquih, B. Subroto, B. Dow, Schlumberger

1445

151392

An Improved Dynamic Well Control Response to a Gas Influx in Managed Pressure Drilling Operations
W. Bacon, Blade Energy; A.Y. Tong, University of Texas at Arlington; O.R. Gabaldon, C. Sugden, P.V. Suryanarayana, Blade Energy

1600

151416

Automated Drilling Systems for MPD - The Reality
S. Saeed, R. Lovorn, K. Knudsen, Halliburton

1630

151085

Mud Cap Application Solves Chronic Drilling Problem in a Highly Fractured, Low Pressure Reservoir
J.J. de Guevara, M.A. Lozada, M. Torres, G. Silva, J. Zaldivar, Pemex; R. Gonzalez, J.P. Sizer, Quantum Reservoir Impact

1700

151249

Continuous Circulation Drill String Sub
J. Weir, R.S. Goodwin, R. Macmillan, National Oilwell Varco;

ePosters

150461

Modeling for MPD Operations With Experimental Validation
I.S. Landet, H. Mahdianfar, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; A. Pavlov, Statoil; O.M. Aamo, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

151130

Uncertainty Quantification of Real-Time Pore Pressure Models Caused By Normal Compaction Trend Line Setting
A. Bartetzko, S. Wessling, P. Tesch, U. Lautenschlueger, L.J. Andonof, D. Broadhead, Baker Hughes

151034

Performance Evaluation of a New Transient Two-Phase Flow Model
J. Li, M.A. Teixeira, P. Salim, Baker Hughes; Y. Fan, ConocoPhillips

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