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Technical Program

Wednesday, 5 March

0800-1000

Ballroom A

Rig Solutions

Session Chairpersons:

Hermann F. Spoerker, Saudi Aramco; Marcel L. Boucher, National Oilwell Varco

Cost evaluation, proper planning and new technology will be the focus of this session. Authors will show efficiencies and measurements for successful rig operations.

Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0830 167923 icon:DC Evaluating Cost Efficiency of Rigless P&A for Subsea Multiwell Campaign
F. Moeinikia, K.K. Fjelde, University of Stavanger; A. Saasen, Det Norske Oljeselskap; T. Vralstad, SINTEF; O. Arild, Intl Research Inst of Stavanger
0830-0900 168016 icon:DC An Alternative Systems Approach to the Successful Execution of Deepwater Drilling Programs
R. Bouska, C. Jeffery, D. Ramnarace, National Oilwell Varco; C. Brinkman, J. Jorgensen, Shell Oil; S. Vasylyev, Shell Exploration & Production Company
0900-0930 167986 icon:DC Measuring and Improving Land Rig Moves Using Hard Data
T.A. Dunham, National Oilwell Varco; W. Elsik, Precision Drilling; M. Shah, National Oilwell Varco
0930-1000 Invited Presenter - Use of Liner Drilling to Isolate a Depleted Sand - A Case Study in Mississippi Canyon
S.M. Rosenberg, Weatherford International Ltd.
Alternate 167965 icon:DC Drillstring Network 2.0: An Enhanced Drillstring Network Based on 100 Wells of Experience
D.S. Pixton, A. Craig, NOV IntelliServ
Wednesday, 5 March

0800-1000

Ballroom B

Tubulars

Session Chairpersons:

Andrei Muradov, National Oilwell Varco; Frans J. Klever, Shell Intl. E&P BV

This session explores the recent technology innovations and provides case studies associated with tubulars for complex drilling applications.

Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0830 167938 icon:DC New Generation of Sour Service Drill Pipe Allows Addressing Highly Sour Field Challenges
R. Rodrigues, Vallourec Drilling Products; V. Flores, Vallourec Drilling products USA; A. Thomazic, F. Thebault, Vallourec Research Center
0830-0900 168049 icon:DC New Rotary-Shouldered Connection Expands the Capability of World Record ERD Operation
S.R. Sanford, M.W. Walker, ExxonMobil Development Company; J. Brock, M.J. Jellison, A. Muradov, NOV Grant Prideco
0900-0930 167947 icon:DC Complex Wells: New Perspective on the Selection of Optimal Drillpipe
M. Mehrabi, S.Z. Miska, University of Tulsa; A. Merlo, Eni Agip
0930-1000 167959 icon:DC Temporary Severe Reduction in Drill Pipe Load Capacity Due to Frictional Heating
A. Desrosiers, K. Marchman, S.R. Gokhale, T H Hill Associates, Inc.
Alternate 167942 icon:DC Predicting the Pressure Capacity of Rotary-Shouldered Connections
G. Pettit, K. Lee, S.R. Gokhale, TH Hill Associates
Alternate 167939 icon:DC New Generation of High Strength Sour Service Drill Pipe: A Breakthrough Innovation to Address Ultradeep and Extended-Reach Drilling Challenges Combined With H2S Environments
R. Rodrigues, Vallourec Drilling Products; V. Flores, K. Godeke, Vallourec Drilling Products USA; A. Thomazic, F. Thebault, Vallourec Research Center
Wednesday, 5 March

0800-1000

Ballroom C

Well Placement

Session Chairpersons:

Robello Samuel, Halliburton; Blaine Dow, Schlumberger

Drilling complex wells in complex geologic settings have necessitated accurate well placement. This session will highlight some of the drilling risks involved in drilling directional wells in deepwater, requirements for improved quality of the survey measurements and accurate azimuth measurements.

Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0830 168029 icon:DC Relief Well Planning
V. Flores, Baker Hughes Inc; P. Dailey, D.L. Todd, R. Mathur, B.A. Donadieu, Baker Hughes
0830-0900 167920 icon:DC Integrated BHA System Drills Curve/Lateral in One Run at Record ROP Saving Seven Days Rig Time
R. Meli, Apache Energy; C. Salas, R. Martin, E. Roa, V. Nervi, A. Zaheer, B. Durairajan, R.D. Hill, Schlumberger
0900-0930 168052 icon:DC New Gyro Drilling Technology Delivers Accurate Azimuth and Real-Time Quality Control for All Well Trajectories
J. Weston, A. Ledroz, R. Ekseth, Gyrodata Inc.
0930-1000 167992 icon:DC Analysis of Spiraled Borehole Data Using a Novel Directional Drilling Model
J. Marck, E. Detournay, University of Minnesota; A. Kuesters, J. Wingate, BP Exploration & Production
Wednesday, 5 March

1330-1715

Ballroom A

Drilling Automation

Session Chairpersons:

Mario Zamora, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company; Fred Florence, National Oilwell Varco

Presentations in this session bring new light on the application of automation to address a wide range of significant drilling industry needs. Specific automation topics include offshore operations efficiency, remote operations support, along-string measurements, multi-machine control of rig layouts, cuttings waste volume and related HSE issues, and kick detection. Supporting ePosters discuss automated MPD, safety in casing running equipment, and safer tripping operations.

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 168025 icon:PFC On the Benefits of Automation in Improving the Drilling Efficiency in Offshore Activities
R.R. Aguiar, D. Pirovolou, Schlumberger; M. Folsta, J. Anjos, A.L. Martins, Petrobras; M. Campos, A. Waldmann, C. Panisset, Petrobras S.A.
1400-1430 168007 icon:DC Real-Time Operations Support for Geographically Dispersed Operations
R.J. Kucs, W.H. Lehnert, OMV E&P; J.L. Thorogood, Drilling Global Consultant; H.F. Spoerker, OMV E&P; N. Whatson, OMV (UK) Ltd.
1430-1500 168017 icon:DC Automated MPD and an Engineered Solution: A Case History in Western Canada
L. Medina, J. Baker, M. Markabi, J. Rojas, Z. Tarique, B. Dow, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company
1545-1615 168021 icon:DC Multi-Machine Control Leads to Improved Rig Layout
E. Engum, E. Haavind, S. Enes, National Oilwell Varco; J. Holck, Maersk Drilling
1615-1645 167969 icon:DC Improving Safety Through Logic: Programmable Logic Controller for Conventional Casing Running Equipment
N. Naill, Devon Energy; S. Madgwick, Fluidpro; C. Bratten, M. George, Weatherford
1645-1715 168018 icon:DC Safer Tripping Through Drilling Automation
W.R. Chmela, N. Gibson, E. Abrahamsen, R. Bergerud, Sekal
Wednesday, 5 March

1330-1715

Ballroom B

Cementing, Zonal Isolation and Completions

Session Chairpersons:

Iain Cooper, Schlumberger; Dan T. Mueller, ConocoPhilips Co

As we move to increasingly more complex environments, we face escalating well integrity, completion and economic challenges. This session describes new findings relating to mud displacement and cement placement in deepwater, shale and fractured reservoirs, highlighting the importance of a fundamental understanding of fluid miscibility, lost circulation, and casing centralization

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 167948 icon:DC Successful Cementing Based on New Design Methodology for Displacement of Non-Aqueous Drilling Fluid
S. Kefi, E. Pershikova, K. Docherty, Q. Barral, N. Droger, L. Regnault De La Mothe, I. Khaifallah, Schlumberger
1400-1430 167922 icon:DC Intermixing of Cementing Fluids: Understanding Mud Displacement and Cement Placement
Z. Chen, S.A. Chaudhary, J.M. Shine, Baker Hughes
1430-1500 168024 icon:DC Degradable Fiber Pill for Lost Circulation in Fractured Reservoir Sections
N. Droger, K.E. Eliseeva, L. Todd, C. Ellis, O. Salih, N. Silko, D. Fu, A.W. Meyer, R. Bermudez, Schlumberger
1545-1615 168037 icon:PO Nanosilicas as Accelerators in Oilwell Cementing at Low Temperatures
X. Pang, P. Boul, W. Cuello Jimenez, Halliburton
1615-1645 168012 icon:DC Influence of Casing Centralization on Cement Sheath Integrity During Thermal Cycling
J.A. De Andrade, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; M. Torsaeter, SINTEF; J. Todorovic, SINTEF Petroleum Research; N.V. Opedal, A. Stroisz, T. Vralstad, SINTEF
Wednesday, 5 March

1330-1715

Ballroom C

Deepwater Drilling

Session Chairpersons:

Willem Hendrik Brandt, Transocean Management Limited; Han J. Tiebout, GustoMSC

The Deepwater session will highlight specific aspects related to pore pressure issues, hydraulic modeling, riserless drilling, wireless telemetry, casing running and Gulf of Mexico cementing operations. Moreover case studies related to dynamic kill operations and dual active heave drilling will complete this session

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 167916 icon:DC Solving Deepwater GoM Pore Pressure Puzzle: Multiple Activation Reamer Eliminates Trip Prior to Running Coring Bottomhole Assembly
X. Yi, K. Corbin, Chevron; J. Davis, P. Davis, H. Mujumdar, M. Nagaraj, O. Yalcin, Schlumberger
1400-1430 167934 icon:DC Effective Hydraulic Modeling and Field Data for Deepwater Horizontal Well With Low Drilling Margins in Unconsolidated Formation
R. Mohan, B. Boswell, K. Oyler, Shell; K. Lim, M. Luyster, M. Williford, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company; N.K. Collins, Schlumberger; R. Cheaney, M-I SWACO, a Schlumberger company
1430-1500 168013 icon:DC Technology Application and Process Optimization for Success in Riserless Drilling
R. Groetsch, R. Mathur, A. Boyd, R. Williams, L.A. Kickel, Baker Hughes; R.B. Goobie, BP
1545-1615 167996 icon:RDD A Step Change in Deepwater Test Operations with Downhole Wireless Telemetry
P. Maizeret, Schlumberger; C. Keidel, Petrobras; I.R. Nwagbogu, S. Vannuffelen, A. Gramcko, Schlumberger
1615-1645 167918 icon:DC Innovative Heavy Landing System for Ultradeep Offshore: Extended Slip Crush Resistant Tube, Enhanced Slip Design and Heavy Weight Carrier
J. Franchi, S.L. Granger, Vallourec Drilling Products; V. Flores, Vallourec Drilling Products USA; A. Vierke, J. Grotherr, Blohm + Voss
1645-1715 168048 icon:DC New Applications of Cementing Valve Technology for Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations
J. McNicol, Archer
Alternate 168019 icon:DC Dual Active Heave Drilling Drawworks: From Concept to Operational Life
O. Fivelstad, R. Verhoef, J.L. Ogg, S. Davila, National Oilwell Varco