SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference - North America 21 - 22 Sep 2016 The Petroleum Club Midland, Texas, USA

New Technology for Old Plays

The SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference—North America returns to Midland, Texas, USA this autumn. This dynamic event will highlight innovative technologies, techniques, practices, and the development of tactics driving the exploitation of liquids-rich formations. Learn more.


Topics to Be Discussed:

Horizontal drilling
Hydraulic fracturing
Multistage fracs
Pad drilling
Strategic planning
Artificial lift
Water handling

SPE Training Course

Re-Fracturing – Candidate Selection & Design 

Instructor: Michael B. Smith 

This course discusses how to select a candidate that will benefit from re-fracturing, as well as what extra considerations are involved in a treatment design. More about the course.

Special Panel Session:
Residual Oil Zones and the Revival in the San Andres Play

Moderator: Billy Harris, Elk River Resources

Steve Melzer, Melzer Consulting
Bob Trentham, University of Texas Permian Basin
David Vance, Arcadis
Abdallah Harouaka, University of Texas Permian Basin

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