SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition 9 - 11 Oct 2017 Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio, Texas, USA

Schedule

Saturday, October 07

08:00 - 17:00

Sunday, October 08

08:00 - 17:00

Monday, October 09

09:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 12:00
SE01  Opening General Session: Sustainable Oil and Gas: Improving People’s Lives Stars at Night Ballroom
Moderator(s) Eithne Treanor - Etreanor Marketing Management
Speaker(s) Franklin M Orr - Stanford University, David Hager - Devon Energy, Lorenzo Simonelli - GE Oil and Gas, Mohammed Yahya Al-Qahtani - Saudi Aramco
The United Nations’ Bruntland Commission defined sustainability as “…meeting the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” In this panel, senior executives address the industry’s role in delivering a sustainable future in two broad areas, viz. affordability and the environment. These leaders will discuss elements of a sustainable decision making process and facing industry challenges in the decades to come. Affordability includes the economic viability of development and exploitation of oil and gas resources along with their affordability to consumers. We must continue to leverage new technologies and develop new ones to improve unit drilling and completion costs, increase recovery efficiencies, lower operating costs and total risks. It is essential that we remain competitive and commercially viable no matter what the price of oil or gas. As renewable and alternative energy sources improve their economics, increased efficiencies will be critical to retain market share and maximize profitability. Environmental sustainability is essential to retain our Social License to Operate. Growth in unconventional and other well activity can bring large scale industrial activity in proximity with many stakeholders with challenges including noise, air pollution, spills, water use and concerns about potential contamination and induced seismicity. Other concerns include wellbore integrity, gas venting and flaring and well control events. Carbon emissions from oil and gas use and their impact on the climate remains a focus of global concern. Our industry must be “part of the solution” and not just perceived as the problem. Safe, affordable energy improves people’s lives and raises living standards around the world.
12:15 - 13:45
SE02  Chairman's Luncheon Room 301
Speaker(s) Vicki Ann Hollub - Oxy Oil & Gas Corp
TBD
14:00 - 17:00
01  Static Reservoir Modelling Innovative Multi-Disciplinary Approaches 214 B
Session Chairpersons Frederic J Santarelli - Geomec AS, German Garcia - Schlumberger
The static reservoir model is the basis for any field development and integrates a number of data sources in a multi-disciplinary manner. This session presents a series of exciting field cases, including new integration methods, advanced modeling and the rarely used data sources.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187159 Challenging Reservoir Modeling Case Study for Naturally Fractured High-Pressure-High-Temperature Gas Sand Reservoir Z. Wang, H. Wang, Q. Li, Tarim Oilfield Company-PetroChina; X. Cui, Optimization Petroleum Technology, Inc.; A. Bahar, Kelkar and Associates, Inc.
1425-1450 187299 Optimized Grids for Accurately Representing Geology in Geomechanical Simulations E.J. Gringarten, Paradigm; J. Lecuyer, Dassault Systemes; W. Li, Paradigm; D. Datye, Dassault Systemes; E. Cap-Villarubias, Paradigm
1450-1515 187138 Investigation of Faults Geomechanical Activity and Its Application to Development Program Optimization in Kelasu Gasfield in Tarim Basin T. Jiang, H. Zhang, H. Wang, G. Yin, F. Yuan, Tarim Oilfield Company, Petrochina
1545-1610 187111 A Novel Approach to Developing and Conditioning Part Field Models for a Complex Fluvio-Deltaic Reservoir: an Example from the Wara Formation in the Greater Burgan Field. L. Dashti, J. Filak, D.J. Bond, M.R. Banagale, R.A. Al-Houti, Kuwait Oil Company; B.A. Luneau, Schlumberger; D. Molinari, IFP Middle East Consulting
1610-1635 187172 Sequence Stratigraphy and Sedimentary Environment Identification Based on Palynological Analysis Y. Gao, Z. Liu, S. Liu, H. Luo, W. Zhang, RIPED, Petrochina
1635-1700 187095 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Use of Experimental Design for Uncertainty Assessment in Deep Offshore Gulf of Mexico T. Ait Ettajer, G. Whiteley, G. Abrarova, S. Fontenla Alvarez, Y. Dong, C. Fajardo, R. Cendrowski, F. Giannangeli, Repsol E&P USA Inc
Alternate 187061 Application of Seismo-Dynamic Analysis To The Development Of Oilfields Located In Tectonically Complex Structures M. Kotenev, SASOL Petroleum Intl.; F. Salimov, Lukoil Oil Company; Y. Kotenev, S. Sultanov, Ufa State Petroleum University
Alternate 187301 Integrated Analysis of Reservoir Architecture and Quality for Effective Production: A Low Permeability Reservoir in Lower Jurassic Sandstones, West Siberian Basin O. Gorbovskaya, B. Belozerov, Gazpromneft Science & Technology Centre
Alternate 187459 Sequence Stratigraphic Characteristics Of Fluvial Facies In The Guantao Formation Of South Gentle Slope Belt, Huanghekou Sag R. Chen, j. Zhang, x. liao, R. Qin, g. Qian, Research Institute of Bohai Oil Field of .Tianjin Branch, CNOOC Ltd.
14:00 - 17:00
02  Advanced Technolgies and Interpretation in Production Monitoring 216 A/B
Session Chairpersons Mohammad Tabatabaei - Newfield Exploration Company
The industry strives for continual improvement of monitoring technologies to provide a better understanding of well and reservoir performance. A key component of improved monitoring technology, however, is the ability to match real data with numerical models, predict future performance based on the higher quality data, and then optimize well performance. Thus, realizing the value of information. This session will focus on not only new monitoring technologies, but the modeling work, and case histories demonstrating improved value from better and more accurate monitoring.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187322 Inversion of Downhole Temperature Measurements in Multistage Fracture Stimulation in Horizontal Wells S. Zhang, Texas A & M University; D. Zhu, Texas A&M University
1425-1450 187097 A New Compositional Numerical Model for Fracture Diagnosis with Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) H. SUN, The University of Texas at Austin; W. Yu, Texas A & M University; Y. Xu, University of Texas At Austin; K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin
1450-1515 187102 Evaluation of the Pressure-Transient Behavior of Unfractured Vertical, Vertically Fractured, and Horizontal Wells in a Composite Reservoir with an Active Aquifer and Moving Fluid Interfaces B.D. Poe, Schlumberger; D. Hender, Memorial University
1545-1610 187357 Characterization of production Through a Fracture Cell Using Acoustic Data R.A. Santos, D. Zhu, A.D. Hill, Texas A&M University
1610-1635 187415 Downhole Multiphase Flow Monitoring Using Fiber Optics O. Fidaner, Rigoras Inc.
1635-1700 187247 Subsea Sand Detection In Digital Oil Age: Implementation Of An Innovative Virtual Erosion Probe Technique. S. Perrier, L. Martins, Total
Alternate 187078 Maximizing the Economic Value of Intelligent Completions Through Effective Use of Surveillance for Early Decision Making K. Gohari, Weatherford International Ltd.; A.M. Khateeb, Weatherford Saudi Arabia; S. Kazi, Baker Hughes Saudi Arabia; A.E. Awid, Weatherford
Alternate 187207 Multicolor Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles as Tracers for Production and Well Monitoring S. Murugesan, R. Suresh, O.V. Kuznetsov, V.N. Khabashesku, Q. Darugar, Baker Hughes Inc
14:00 - 17:00
03  Well Intervention: Best Practices and Case Histories 212 A/B
Session Chairpersons Mohamed Ghareeb Moustafa Ghareeb - Lufkin Middle East, Rick Stanley - Baker Hughes
This session will present many interesting well intervention practical case studies and solutions. A variety of methods and application histories will be discussed, describing innovative approaches and state of the art technologies. These will cover a variety of well operations for deepwater and horizontal water injection, coil tubing telemetry systems, plug and abandonment, ultrasonic damage removal and remedial sand control. All these technologies will be discussed with the a focus on achieving maximized efficiency, reduced risks and optimized production.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187262 Inter-well Crossflow Risk Mitigation For Deep Water Injectors I. Rao, Shell Oil Company; D. Mikulencak, Shell Exploration & Production Co; S. Yadav, Shell Oil Co.; M. Surve, N. Kydd, Shell Oil Company; B.D. Hartmann, Shell Exploration & Production Co; L.A. Dykhno, Shell Global Solutions; G. Gray, Shell Oil Company
1425-1450 187380 Challanges, Good Practices and Lesson Learned on Plug & Abandonment of Wells in Espirito Santo Basin, Brazil C.B. Cardoso, M.F. Leal, L.M. Fiorini, L.C. Drumond, Petrobras
1450-1515 187374 10 Years of Continuous Technology Development and Field Application of Coiled Tubing Telemetry Systems: Past, Present and Future S. Livescu, T. Watkins, J. Najafov, Baker Hughes
1545-1610 187051 Intervene with Intelligence: Leading to Maximized Efficiency, Reduced Risks and Optimized Production L. Fang, Baker Hughes Inc.; S.J. Murphy, Baker Hughes Oilfield Opns; E.V. Nordenstam, Baker Hughes Inc.
1610-1635 187383 Successful Sand Blockage Removal from Sealine using an Innovative Plastic Coiled Tubing M. Pelucchi, D.B. Mantica, M. Piemontese, G. Restuccia, Eni S.p.A.; H. Mackenzie, Paradigm Flow Solutions
1635-1700 187091 Expanding the Innovative Approach of Sand Production Well Remedial - Case Study of First Downhole Ceramic Sand Screens for a Gas Well in Malaysia W. Ismail, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd; M.N. Musa, PETRONAS Carigali; S. Zulkifli, N.K. Foo, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd
Alternate 187463 Retrievable Inflatable Bridge Plug used as Solution Product for Through Tubing Intervention in Deepwater GoM L.W. Ramnath, BP America Inc; J.H. Pocza, BP America Production Co.; A. Reynolds, BP America Inc
Alternate 187197 Horizontal Water Injection to Sustain Production in a Low Oil Price Environment K.K. Pettengell, OMV New Zealand Ltd; B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
Alternate 187033 Oil Production Increase by Organic Wellbore Damage Removal With a new High Power Ultrasonic Tool on Wireline M. Pesendorfer, B. Strommer, D. Zihlmann, Rexonic Ultrasonics AG
14:00 - 17:00
04  Sand Control 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Mojtaba Pordel Shahri - Petroleum University of Technology Iran, Claudia Margaret Zettner - Exxon Mobil Corporation, Andronikos S Demarchos - Hess
This session will review sand control topics including case studies, advancements in sand prediction modeling, screen design and evaluation.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187103 New Sand Screen Increases the Reliability of Sand Control in Water Injection Wells by Mitigating Common Failure Mechanisms S.R. Fipke, Tendeka; J.E. Charles, T. Webb, Shell Oil co.
1425-1450 187089 Impact of Screen Geometry on Erosional Resistance of Direct Wire-Wrap Screens D. McKeon, Southwest Research Institute; F. Gallo, C.S. Mayer, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.
1450-1515 187225 The Role of Elasto-Plasticity in Sanding and Cavity Growth in Oil and Gas Wells H. Wang, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas At Austin
1545-1610 187353 Best Practices for Sustained Well Productivity: A Lookback Into Deepwater Frac-Pack Completions K.J. Blake, Chevron ETC; M.M. Knobles, Chevron; M.J. Fuller, K.S. Zaki, Chevron ETC
1610-1635 187227 Lessons Learned from Evaluation of Frac-Pack Flow Performance before and after Full Clean-up for Subsea Wells in High-Permeability Gas Reservoirs M. Nozaki, R.C. Burton, V.J. Pandey, ConocoPhillips Co; K. Furui, Waseda University
1635-1700 187189 New Applications of Multi-detector Pulsed Neutron Technologies in Gravel Pack/Frac Pack Completions X. Han, M. Scott, V. Schoepf, A. Zett, BP
Alternate 187216 Successfully Completing and Producing a Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Well With No Cement Behind Pipe J.B. Mccutcheon, Noble Energy Inc.; N. Lirette, T. Hopper, Noble Energy Inc
Alternate 187365 Development and Field Testing of a Novel Technology for Evaluating Gravel Packs and Fracture Packs J. Zhang, Carbo Ceramics; H.D. Smith, Harry D Smith Consulting
Alternate 187071 Real Time Downhole Time During a Deepwater Fracpack Completion in Gulf of Mexico S. Aguilar, XACT Downhole Telemetry Inc; L. Alcoser, BP plc
Alternate 187117 Differences in Sand Production Between Oil and Gas Wells: Effect of Water Removal and Multi-Phase Flow H. Wang, D.P. Gala, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas At Austin
14:00 - 17:00
05  Fluids 217 A
Session Chairpersons Joseph Michael Shine - Saudi Aramco PE&D, Robello Samuel - Halliburton
This session includes a wide range of topics varying from drilling mud loss analysis to complex foam cement slurry studies. Other topics covered are barite sag prediction, particle settling velocities of fibers, and the use of new mud during casing operations. The papers are presented by subject matter experts representing major oil and gas operators, service companies, and universities.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187135 “Dry Liquids On Silica” As Secondary Emulsifiers For Drilling Mud Applications. V. Lifton, J. Gorka, D. Parrish, J. Davidson, Evonik Corporation
1425-1450 187210 Designing Low ECD Drilling Fluids for Superior Hydraulics and Sag Performance: A Rheological Approach S.D. Kulkarni, R. Williams, P.W. Livanec, D.E. Jamison, T.F. Kohlt, Halliburton
1450-1515 187265 Drilling Mud Loss in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs: Theoretical Modelling and Field Data Analysis O. Razavi, H.P. Lee, J.E. Olson, R.A. Schultz, The University of Texas at Austin
1545-1610 187085 An Innovative Organophillic Clay-Free Invert Emulsion Fluid (OCF-IEF) Facilitates the Successful Running of the Longest 6 5/8 inch Liner in the World M. Nasrallah, M.G. Abdel Gawad, Halliburton
1610-1635 187267 The successful application of customized Fluids system to effectively bridge across extreme overbalance conditions - Case histories from Saudi Arabian Field. B.A. Kosandar, P.B. Jadhav, A.V. Addagalla, Baker Hughes Saudi Arabia; I. Maley, Baker Hughes Inc; I.L. Everhard, Baker Hughes Solutions
1635-1700 187054 Evaluating Deepwater Foamed Cement Slurry Stability in Laboratory - Gulf of Mexico M.I. Dooply, G.G. De Bruijn, Schlumberger; A.T. Dondale, BP America Inc; C. Mehler, BP America Inc.; A. Ahrenst, Schlumberger Limited; R. Cammarata, Schlumberger
Alternate 187122 Towards a Complete Removal of Barite Weighted Water and Oil Based-Drilling Fluids in Single Stage M.A. Mahmoud, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Alternate 187255 Settling Velocity of Particles in Viscoelastic Fluids: A Comparison of the Shear Viscosity vs Elasticity Effect S. Arnipally, E. Kuru, University of Alberta
Alternate 187034 Enhancing Cement Integrity in Steam Injection Applications with High Temp Swellable Technology T.W. Davis, TAM International Inc.
14:00 - 17:00
06  Frac Modeling: From Injection Test to Treatment Simulation 214 C/D
Session Chairpersons Arash Dahi Taleghani - Louisiana State University, Ibraheem Ahmed - Texas A&M University
This session includes modeling papers ranging from pre-frac tests to post-frac diagnostics and assessments. Realistic and reliable modeling tools may significantly improve treatment design and enhance the effectiveness of stimulation treatments.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187038 Fracture Closure Stress: Reexamining Field and Laboratory Experiments of Fracture Closure Using Modern Interpretation Methodologies D.P. Craig, Reservoir Development LLC; R.D. Barree, Barree & Assocs. LLC; N.R. Warpinski, Retired; T.A. Blasingame, Texas A&M University
1425-1450 187191 New Model for DFIT Fracture Injection and Falloff Pressure Match G. Liu, M.N. Bychina, C.A. Ehlig-Economides, University of Houston
1450-1515 187321 After-Closure Idiosyncrasies of Fracture Calibration Test Analysis in Shale Formations M. Marongiu-Porcu, Schlumberger Limited; A. Retnanto, Texas A&M University At Qatar
1545-1610 187254 A Cost/Benefit Review of Completion Choices in the Williston Basin Using a Hybrid Physics Based Modeling/Multi-Variate Analysis Approach M.J. Mayerhofer, H. Melcher, O. Oduba, J. Bartell, K. Agarwal, E. Lolon, L. Weijers, Liberty Oilfield Services
1610-1635 187355 3D Numerical Modeling of Proppant Transport in Complex Hydraulic Fracture Propagation G. Izadi, T. Hoeink, Baker Hughes; D. Moos, Independent; L. Cruz, Baker Hughes; D. Copeland, GeoNumerical Solutions
1635-1700 187376 Proppant Transport in Fractures with Foam-Based Fracturing Fluids K.K. Mohanty, S. Tong, The University of Texas at Austin
Alternate 187348 A New Variable Compliance Method for Estimating Closure Stress and Fracture Compliance from DFIT data H. Wang, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187147 How Have More Aggressive Treatments Enhanced Our Overall Knowledge Of Hydraulic Fracturing A. Daneshy, Daneshy Consultants Intl.
14:00 - 17:00
07  Decision Making and Portfolio 213 A/B
Session Chairpersons Leon Beugelsdijk - Shell Global Solutions International BV, Randal M Brush - William M Cobb & Associates Inc
Redesigning, Balance and Project Assessment are just a few of the topics being presented in this Decision Making session
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187208 The Influence of Framing on Oil and Gas Decision-making D.A. Pieters, ARAMCO Services Company
1425-1450 187283 Eliminate Decision Bias in Facilities Planning Z. Cristea, Stochastic Asset Management; T. Cristea, Independent
1450-1515 187281 Redesigning Planning to Support Decision Making J.I. Howell, 3esi-Enersight
1545-1610 187437 Oil and Gas Asset Strength Assessment for Portfolio Strategic Decision Making J.A. Rodriguez, Pacific Exploration and Production, SPE; L.M. Villalobos, Pacific Exploration and Production; A. Pereira-Alvarez, Business Balance
1610-1635 187150 Balanced Scorecard and Strategic Map applied to Portfolio Management F.L. Creus, Electrosistemas SA
1635-1700 187402 Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Sparse Data and Decision Bias on Reservoir Recovery Forecasts W.S. Meddaugh, Midwestern State University
Alternate 187346 Critical Drivers in Optimizing Unconventional Portfolios Through Rigorous Rig Year Concept C.N. Capps, Enersight USA
Alternate 187214 Project Readiness Assessment - A Tool for Ensuring Ready to Start (RTS) L.D. Pilling, K. Lant, S. Pathan, J. Graf, Baker Hughes
14:00 - 17:00
08  Well Testing and Modelling 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Aysegul Dastan - Chevron Corporation, Prasant Sainani - ConocoPhillips Co
This session explores the state of the art in dynamic reservoir characterization, including pressure transient analysis, production analysis, drill stem testing, and pressure pulse testing. Applications include multi-fractured horizontal wells, gas wells, ultra-low permeability reservoirs. Papers presented in this session include case studies that integrate pressure transient analysis data with log measurements and cover a variety of technologies including waterflood optimization and permanent downhole gauge data analysis.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187412 Identification of Water-Out and Non-Producing Location of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Well through Pressure Transient Analysis: Model and Case Study J. Qin, S. Cheng, Y. He, China University of Petroleum, Beijing; G. Qin, University of Houston; T. Zhang, University of Texas at Austin; Y. Wang, N. Feng, H. Yu, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
1425-1450 187063 Estimating Ultra Low Permeability at Multiple Locations Using Simultaneous Impulse Tests: A Fit for Propose Pressure Transient Solution and Its Field Application L. Zhan, P.S. Fair, Shell International E&P Co.; R.J. Dombrowski, Shell; E.N. Quint, Shell Exploration & Production Co
1450-1515 187280 Optimization of Waterflooding and Conformance Control Design Using Pressure Pulse Testing M. Shakiba, The University of Texas At Austin; S. Hosseini, Bureau of Economic Geology; K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin
1545-1610 187285 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Successful Application of Well Testing and Electrical Resistance Tomography To Determine Nonuniform Production Distribution of Multifractured Horizontal Well in Changqing Oil Field, China Y. He, S. Cheng, J. Qin, Y. Wang, N. Feng, H. Yu, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
1610-1635 187410 Extension of Capacitance-Resistance Model to Tracer Flow for Determining Reservoir Properties N. Naudomsup, L.W. Lake, The University of Texas At Austin
1635-1700 187232 Analytical Development of a Dynamic IPR for Transient Two-Phase Flow in Reservoirs P. Cavalcanti De Sousa, Texas A&M University; A. Posenato, The University of Texas at Austin; P.J. Waltrich, Louisiana State University
Alternate 187181 Recurrent Neural Network for Permanent Downhole Gauge Data Analysis C. Tian, R.N. Horne, Stanford University
Alternate 187223 Successful Integration of Drillstem Testing, Closed Chamber Testing, and Wireline Formation Testing: A Deepwater Case History W. Khan, M. Azari, Halliburton; H. Elshahawi, Shell
Alternate 187334 Analyzing Gas Well Production Data though the Application of the Connected Reservoir Storage Model D. Childers, X. Wu, University of Oklahoma
14:00 - 17:00
09  PVT and Gas EOR 214 A
Session Chairpersons Ram R. Ratnakar - Shell Intl E&P, Inc., Xingru Wu - University of Oklahoma, Birol Dindoruk - Shell International E&P Co.
The session will present novel research, development and application works related to fluid properties and phase equilibria including but not limited to gas injection EOR applications, interplay of fluid properties and multi-phase flow properties. The presentations address the computational aspect of PVT for various applications for complex fluid systems and containment. Furthermore, the session will extend to nanoparticle effects on flow and saturation in terms of CO2 injection.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187356 Maximizing CO2 Accumulation in Storage Reservoirs: Interplay between Permeability Retardation and Capillary Trapping of Rising CO2 B. Ren, L.W. Lake, The University of Texas At Austin; S.L. Bryant, University of Calgary
1425-1450 187243 Gas Injection for GOM Deepwater Wilcox Trend Fields Development: Challenges and Recovery Potential A. Oghena, Chevron ETC
1450-1515 187349 High Pressure Tertiary-CO2 Flooding in a Fractured Chalk Reservoir M. Ghasemi, W. Astutik, Petrostreamz AS; S. Alavian, C.H. Whitson, Pera A/S; L. Sigalas, D. Olsen, Geol Survey-Denmark/Greenland; V. Suicmez, Maerskoil AS
1545-1610 187057 Effect of Confinement on Bubble Point Temperature Shift of Hydrocarbon Mixtures: Experimental Investigation Using Nanofluidic Devices M. Alfi, H. Nasrabadi, D. Banerjee, Texas A&M University
1610-1635 187316 Impact of Pore Confinement on Production Behavior and GOR Profiles of Unconventional Reservoirs T. Calisgan, E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines; T. Firincioglu, H. Sarak, C. Ozgen, Nitec, LLC
1635-1700 187093 Advances in Understanding Non-equilibrium Interactions Between CO2 and Oil in Tight Reservoirs M. Yassin, S. Eghbali, H. Dehghanpour, University of Alberta
Alternate 187384 Revisiting Thomson Equation for Accurate Modeling of Pore Scale Thermodynamics of Hydrocarbon Solvents I. Al-Kindi, T. Babadagli, University of Alberta
Alternate 187168 Effect of Nanoparticles on Flow Alteration and Saturation during CO2 Injection and Post Flush Z. Xing, H. Liu, Z. Mu, H. Ge, China University of Petroleum - Beijing at Karamay; D. DiCarlo, the University of Texas at Austin
Alternate 187067 Experimental Verification Of Changing Bubble Points Of Oils In Shales: Effect Of Preferential Absorption By Kerogen And Confinement Of Fluids M. Pathak, The University of Utah; R. Velasco, University of Utah; P. Panja, U of Utah Energy & Geoscience Institute; M.D. Deo, The University of Utah
14:00 - 17:00
10  Flow Assurance C 1
Session Chairpersons Francisco J.S. Alhanati - C-FER Technologies, Zaharia Cristea - Stochastic Asset Management
This session will cover the state of the art development and case studies in multiphase flow and flow assurance
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187327 Identification of Optimum Closure Relationships for a Mechanistic Model using a Data Set from a Low-Liquid Loading Subsea Pipeline D. Roullier, The Univesity of Tulsa; P.E. Adames, Virtual Materials Group Inc; M.E. Shippen, Schlumberger; E. Pereyra, C. Sarica, University of Tulsa
1425-1450 187252 Investigation of Performance of Paraffin Inhibitors under Different Operating Conditions A. Dubey, Y. Chi, The University Of Tulsa; N. Daraboina, C. Sarica, University of Tulsa
1450-1515 187229 Projects, Facilities & Construction Pressure Effects on Pressure Gradient and Liquid Holdup in Two-Phase Oil-Gas Low-Liquid-Loading Flow in Horizontal Pipes D.H. Vuong, C. Sarica, E. Pereyra, University of Tulsa; A. Al-Sarkhi, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
1545-1610 187406 Waxy-Crude Production Challenges in Deepwater Subsea Environment-offshore Egypt H.S. Mahmoud Ginidy, A.M. Ali, A.S. Shamsia, M. Ragheb, Rashid Petroleum Company
1610-1635 187341 The Clock is ticking: Can You Displace Cooled Production from Riser to Riser in Time? P.B. Kondapi, Texas A&M University; O. Olugbode, S. Basu, Granherne
1635-1700 187404 Hydrate Plug Remediation in Deepwater Well Testing: A Quick Method to Assess the Plugging Position and Severity Y. Zhao, Z. Wang, S. Pan, J. Zhang, J. Yu, B. Sun, China University of Petroleum (East China)
Alternate 187386 Next Generation Pour Point Depressants based on Novel Polymer Modifications S. Scherf, Sasol Germany GmbH
Alternate 187330 Flow Assurance Studies Applied for Projects Involving the Replacement of Platforms by Subsea Systems H. Karimi, Schlumberger Oilfield Services; A.E. Hallquist, Schlumberger
Alternate 187278 A New Approach to Determine Asphaltenes Stability A.D. Punase, Texas A&M University (PE DEPT); B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
14:00 - 17:00
20  Mid-career Professional Development 214 B
2-day Session
Session Chairpersons William S Fiffick - Canrig Drilling Technology Ltd., Syed Mohammad Razaa - Kuwait Oil Company
Tools and assistance to learn the things to help you succeed.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187169 “Empowering Technical Professionals With Effective Soft Skills Leads To A More Successful Business” E.D. Dalrymple, OMV Exploration & Production GmbH; L.R. Dalrymple, AOC LLC
1425-1450 187395 Delivering Better Business Outcomes with Soft Skills C. Howes, Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC; L.R. Dalrymple, AOC LLC; J.S. Nelson, Saudi Aramco (UPDC); G.J. Solomon, Hanuman Energy Ltd
1450-1515 187205 Members in Transition: Career Planning, Job Search, Entrepreneurship and Innovation C. Howes, Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC; R. Hite, Inwood Solutions, LLC; D.A. De Clute-melancon, Weatherford
1545-1610 187248 Coaching; an Effective Learning Tool to Fill Competency Gaps-a Case Study of an Upstream Oil & Gas Company S.M. Razaa, E.H. Al-daihani, A.K. Nandi, Kuwait Oil Company
1610-1635 187268 Innovative Solutions to Creating an Accelerated Training & Development Program for Technical Field Personnel S. Robert, W.S. Fiffick, Canrig Drilling Technology Ltd.
1635-1700 187239 Development of a Technology Transfer Model in the 2020 Era for the Oil and Gas Industry J. Viscomi, Petroleum Technology Transfer Council; L.G. Schoeling, NeoTek Energy Inc.; T.E. Williams, RPSEA
187187 Keeping Qualification and Competence Simple K. Nuttall, Torch Solutions Group
Alternate 187201 Emerging Leaders Alliance-The Application of Salient Learnings in Corporate Organizations Y.U. Pradhan, Texas Oil & Gas Institute; A.A. Sturrock, Chevron North America E&P; N. Nunoo, National Oilwell Varco Downhole Tools Division; M. Kotenev, SASOL Petroleum Intl.
14:00 - 17:00
27  Fluid Phase Behavior and Applications 217 B/C
2-day Session
Session Chairpersons Neha Bansal - Anadarko Petroleum Corp, Anastasios Boulis - Occidental Oil & Gas Intl.
This session will present several novel fluid properties related applications, research and development work. The presentations will discuss fluid characterization for unconventional reservoirs, asphaltene modelling and updates on EOS models to discuss interaction of phase behavior and fluid flow.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187405 Comparison of PR-EOS with Statistical Thermodynamic Approaches in Describing Phase Behavior of Hydrocarbons in Nanopores Y. Liu, H. Li, Z. Jin, University of Alberta
1425-1450 187058 Modeling of the Interaction between Asphaltene and Water for Multiphase Reservoir Fluids by Use of Cubic-Plus-Association Equation of State W. Jia, Southwest Petroleum University; R. Okuno, University of Texas At Austin
1450-1515 187422 Multi-Scale Fluid Phase Behavior Simulation in Shale Reservoirs by a Pore-Size-Dependent Equation of State S. Luo, Texas A&M University, Department of Petroleum Engineering; J. Lutkenhaus, Texas A&M University, Department of Chemical Engineering; H. Nasrabadi, Texas A&M University (PE DEPT)
1545-1610 187156 A Quantitative Study on Asphaltene Distribution Evolution during Gas Charge Processes J.Y. Zuo, S. Pan, Schlumberger; K. Wang, Schlumberger Technology Corp.; O.C. Mullins, Schlumberger; H. Elshahawi, Shell
1610-1635 187163 A Statistical Mechanics Model for PVT Behavior in Nanopores Y.B. Coskuner, E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines
1635-1700 187170 Reservoir Fluid Characterization Procedure for PC-SAFT Equation of State P.C. Tybjerg, Calsep A/S; K. Krejbjerg, Calsep Inc.; K. Schou Pedersen, Calsep A/S
Alternate 187314 Developing Unified Equations of State for Unconventional Source Rock Fluids A. Allouache, R.D. Harrison, BHP Billiton Petroleum
Alternate 187067 Experimental Verification Of Changing Bubble Points Of Oils In Shales: Effect Of Preferential Absorption By Kerogen And Confinement Of Fluids M. Pathak, The University of Utah; R. Velasco, University of Utah; P. Panja, U of Utah Energy & Geoscience Institute; M.D. Deo, The University of Utah
Alternate 187367 Uncertainty Quantification and Reduction in Capillary Pressure and In-place Volume Measurements for Tight Rocks S.S. Chhatre, H. Sahoo, K. Vidal, R. Longoria, P.D. Patel, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
14:00 - 17:00
SS 01  Sustainable Development Technical Section: United Nations Sustainable Develoopment Goals and the Oil and Gas Industry C 2
Moderator(s) Kamel Bennaceur - International Energy Agency, Johana Louise Dunlop - Schlumberger Limited
This session will bring together experts who know sustainability well and know the oil and gas domain well. The focus of the Sustainable Development Goals as a useful lens and will engage a highly articulate audience and equip them to go home and consider how they can connect to the goals in their daily operations and their performance goals for this and coming years.
15:15 - 15:45
17:00 - 18:00
17:30 - 19:00

Tuesday, October 10

08:30 - 11:55
11  Petroleum Education and Methods 214 B
Session Chairpersons Nestor F Saavedra - Ecopetrol-ICP, Dwayne Christopher Purvis - Dwayne Purvis PE
The latest in both the "what" and the "how" of formal education.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187414 Redefining and Shifting Petroleum Engineering Education: Are We Experiencing Generation, Demographic, and Research Gaps? T. Plaksina, University of Calgary
0855-0920 187198 Moving in the right Direction; How Can Petroleum Industry Bridge Academic Gaps M.A. Alkazimi, Kuwait Oil Company
0920-0945 187115 The Changing Shape of Petroleum Engineering Education I. Ershaghi, University of Southern California
0945-1010 187146 Innovations in Engineering Graduate Course Delivery for Oil and Gas Professionals I. Ershaghi, K. Goulis, Y.C. Yortsos, University of Southern California
1040-1105 187233 Testing tutorial-lecture Technique in Reservoir Engineering Course to Enhance Students' Learning Experience F. Hussain, P.R. Neal, University of New South Wales
1105-1130 187381 An Analysis of Classroom Inversion in the Corporate Environment A.J. Thompson, R.L. Pauls, ExxonMobil; D.V. Flores, Exxon Mobil Corporation
1130-1155 187448 Management & Information Blended Learning for the Horizons Population: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Post Appraisal of Results Y.M. Ermel, Chevron Corporation; S. Yi, T. Lehmann, PetroSkills; A.L. Espinel Diaz, Chevron Corporation
Alternate 187160 Fact-Based Energy Education for Non-Technical Students J.R. Fanchi, Texas Christian University
Alternate 187241 Integrating Human Factors into Petroleum Engineering’s Curriculum: Essential Training for Students Y. Dadmohammadi, S. Salehi, University of Oklahoma MPGE
08:30 - 11:55
12  Driving Sustainable Value from Digital Energy Revolution 216 A/B
Session Chairpersons Luigi Alfonso Saputelli - Frontender Corporation
As digital energy systems become mature sustaining gains is also a challenge. This session will present various case studies for showcasing the use of digital automation technologies for creating value for oil and gas operators: from real-time surveillance, enhanced data quality management to process and improved governance though Business Process Automation
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187372 Production Operation Surveillance Hub: Maximizing Real-Time Utilization in Dynamic Oil Market M.A. Al-Amri, K.S. Al-yateem, Saudi Aramco
0855-0920 187418 Introducing a Surveillance Workflow Hub to Achieve Operational Efficiency T. Loser, OVS Group; M. Reynolds, C. Carroll, Southwestern Energy Company; O.A. Iskandar, OVS Group LLC
0920-0945 187222 Creating Value by Implementing an Integrated Production Surveillance and Optimization System - An Operator’s Perspective S. Sankaran, H. Gamblin, D.K. Wright, Anadarko Petroleum Corp; D. Kumar, iLink Systems
0945-1010 187217 Applying Data Management and Visualization to OPEX Reduction and Improved Asset Integrity Programs B.V. Arciero, H. Ismail, S. Aslam, Murphy E&P Company
1040-1105 187379 A Meta-Data Framework for Transparency in Rate of Penetration (ROP) Calculations K. Goncalves, The University of Texas at Austin; J.D. Macpherson, Baker Hughes; M. Cavanaugh, Cavanaugh Consulting; M. Behounek, Apache Corp.; P. Ashok, E. van Oort, The University of Texas At Austin
1105-1130 187375 Improving Governance of Integrated Reservoir and Information Management Leveraging Business Process Management and Workflow Automation A. Escorcia, Frontender Corporation
1130-1155 187270 A New Approach To Harness Data to Measure Invisible Loss Time in Drilling Operations R. Samuel, Halliburton
Alternate 187390 Artificial Lift Applications for the Internet of Things W.G. Elmer, J. Elmer, Encline Artificial Lift Technologies LLC
Alternate 187300 Identifying Cost-effective Waterflooding Optimization Opportunities In Mature Reservoirs From Data Driven Analytics A.F. Yrigoyen, A.J. Chacon, J.M. Chegin, L.A. Saputelli, Frontender Corporation
Alternate 187090 Basin Professor, A Petroleum Geologist Assessor in Indonesia Basin A. Nugraha, Patra Nusa Data
Alternate 187458 New Approach to Quantify Productivity of Fishbone Multilateral Well A. Hassan, KFUPM; A. Abdulraheem, S.M. Elkatatny, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; M.E. Ahmed, KFUPM
08:30 - 11:55
13  New Techniques to Better Know your Reservoir 212 A/B
Session Chairpersons Robert James Tester - Exxon Mobil Corporation
An insightful session that shows cutting edge technology that will help to undestand the way hydraulic fractures are mapped and thus modeled; new methodology to understand better reservoir performance using standard surveillance test such as Pressure transient test, Production logging test and tracer deployment. Also there is the opportunity to see the latest results in CO2 EOR in two case studies
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187196 FracBot Technology for Mapping Hydraulic Fractures H. Schmidt, J.M. Servin, E.S. Ellis, Saudi Aramco PE&D
0855-0920 187421 On-Demand Reservoir Inflow Monitoring for Improving Reservoir Management Decisions B. Williams, Resman
0920-0945 187100 Modeling of CO2 Leakage from CCS into Overlying Formations - Quest CCS Monitoring Evaluation J.R. Duer, Shell Canada Ltd.
0945-1010 187345 A Novel Approach To Rejuvenate Brown Field By Validating Dynamic Model Response With Near-wellbore Saturation Monitoring S. Mishra, Schlumberger Asia Services Ltd; K.K. Natarajan, Schlumberger; I. Khambra, Schlumberger Data & Consulting Services; A. Rincon, Schlumberger Middle East SA.; A. Aggarwal, Schlumberger Asia Services Ltd; S.K. Dhiraj, Oil India Ltd.; P. Kakoti, Oil India Limited
1040-1105 187083 Prognosis for Safe Water-Disposal-Well Operations and Practices Based on Reservoir Flow Modeling and Real-Time Performance Analysis M.P. Gogri, J. Rohleder, University of Oklahoma; S. Kabir, University of Houston; M.J. Pranter, Z. Reza, University of Oklahoma
1105-1130 187116 CO2 EOR and Sequestration in a Mature Field: Model Calibration and Performance Assessment F. Olalotiti-lawal, T. Onishi, A. Datta-gupta, Texas A&M University
1130-1155 187407 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Case Study: Multi-Rate Multi-Zone Production Logging and Testing Provides Real-Time Reservoir Insight for Stimulation Treatment Optimization in Deepwater GOM W. Khan, M. Azari, F. Hamza, Halliburton
Alternate 187435 Method and Equipment for Achieving High Accuracy Pulsed Neutron Saturations in Low Cost Reservoir Surveillance Prograams D.E. Trcka, Omega Science; M.J. Webster, Production Petrophysics Limited; A. Zett, BP Exploration Operating Company Limited
Alternate 187088 Elemental Compositional Zoning Using Reservoir Formation Water Samples for Oilfield Applications I.A. Jimoh, Schlumberger Danmark A/S; E.G. Søgaard, J. Muff, M. Yahaya Kano, Aalborg University
Alternate 187464 Predicting Dead Pore-volume and Associated Surface Area of Pores in a Reservoir from Single Tracer Experiment J. Phirani, Indian Institute of Technology New Delhi; S. Roy, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi; H.J. Pant, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre ( BARC )
Alternate 187234 Injection and Remote Real-Time Monitoring: Slurry Injection Case Study, Onshore USA Y. Guo, Advantek Waste Management Services; I.M. Mohamed, O.A. Abou-Sayed, A.S. Abou-Sayed, Advantek Waste Management Services LLC
08:30 - 11:55
14  Integrated Simulation Technology - Novel Techniques, Workflows, and Applications 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Faruk Omer Alpak - Shell International E&P Co., Zhuoxin Bi - Anadarko Petroleum Corp
This session focuses on novel numerical reservoir simulation techniques and integrated application workflows. Selected papers address business-relevant problems in reservoir simulation for unconventional reservoirs, field development optimization, modeling of hydraulically and naturally fractured reservoirs, integration of geomechanical modeling into fluid-flow simulation, upscaling, phase behavior in nanopores, assisted history-matching and uncertainty quantification.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 Integrated Pilot and Simulation Study of Well Spacing Optimization for Unconventional Reservoirs at Delaware Basin R. Cao, Shell Oil Co.; R. Li, Shell Exploration & Production Co; C. Chen, Shell International E&P Co.; A.M. Girardi, Shell Brazil E&P; N.S. Chowdhury, Shell
0855-0920 187298 A Generalized Derivative-free Rate Allocation Optimization for Water and Gas Flooding Using Streamline-based Method S. Tanaka, D. Kam, J. Xie, X. Wen, K. Dehghani, Chevron Energy Technology Company; H. Chen, A. Datta-gupta, Texas A&M University
0920-0945 187081 Methodology to Systematically Reduce Uncertainty Assimilating Quantitatively 4D Seismic and Well Data in a Probabilistic and Multi-objective History Matching. F.L. Almeida, A. Davolio, D.J. Schiozer, Universidade Estadual De Campinas
0945-1010 187250 Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing Permeability Stimulation using Coupled Flow and Continuum Mechanics M. Samnejad, F. Aminzadeh, B. Jha, University of Southern California
1040-1105 187113 Adaptive Homogenization for Upscaling Heterogeneous Porous Medium G. Singh, Y. Amanbek, M.F. Wheeler, The University of Texas At Austin
1105-1130 187333 Multiscale Coupling of Triple-Continuum Model and Discrete Fracture Network for Carbonate Reservoir Simulation Y. Wang, N. Zhang, Texas A&M University at Qatar
1130-1155 187202 Field Study: Embedded Discrete Fracture Modeling with Artificial Intelligence in Permian Basin for Shale Formation S. Du, Chevron; B. Liang, Chevron N America Upstream; Y. Lin, Chevron Products Co.
Alternate 187284 A Novel Bayesian Optimization Framework for Computationally Expensive Optimization Problem in Tight Oil Reservoirs S. Wang, S. Chen, University of Calgary
Alternate 187297 Physical Properties of Liquid-Gas Mixtures: Insights From Molecular Simulations M. Mehana, University of Oklahoma; M.M. Fahes, University of Oklahoma MPGE; L. Huang, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 187307 Phase Behavior in Shale Organic and Inorganic Nanopores From Molecular Simulation B. Jin, Texas A&M University; H. Nasrabadi, Texas A&M University (PE DEPT)
Alternate 187186 The Development of a Coupled Geomechanics and Reservoir Simulator Using a Staggered Grid Finite Difference Approach C. Gao, K.E. Gray, The University of Texas At Austin
08:30 - 11:55
15  Advances in Directional Drilling Innovations 217 A
Session Chairpersons Michael Ross Wells - GE Oil & Gas, Nicholas John Lyons - Baker Hughes Inc
The current economic environment dictates that the drilling industry reduce CAPEX and improve efficiency. Recent innovations in wellbore trajectory control, drilling vibration mitigation, and drilling performance show great promise. This session showcases new technologies around new unique sensors, automated drilling techniques, and advanced numerical methods that lead the way to overall improvements in drilling performance.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187313 Active Acoustic Ranging to Locate Two Nearby Wellbores in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico B.H. Poedjono, S. Alatrach, A. Martin, Schlumberger; R.B. Goobie, E. Sweeney, W.T. Allen, BP
0855-0920 187073 Well Collision Avoidance - Separation Rule S.J. Sawaryn, Consultant; H.F. Wilson, Baker Hughes Inc; J. Bang, Gyrodata Inc.; E. Nyrnes, Statoil ASA; A. Sentance, Dynamic Graphics, Inc.; B.H. Poedjono, R. Lowdon, Schlumberger; I.D. Mitchell, J. Codling, Halliburton
0920-0945 187445 Real-Time Bit Wear Prediction using Adaptive Data Analytics R. Samuel, Halliburton
0945-1010 187317 Lean System Aids in the Selection of an Engineered Elastomer/Stator Configuration that Leads to Improved Downhole Performance and Field Economics J. Gauthier, BHP Billiton; J.E. Rebellon, A. Brown, W. Castillo, PV Fluid Products
1040-1105 187249 The Effect of Directional Survey Station Interval on Wellbore Position Accuracy J.M. Codling, Halliburton
1105-1130 187082 New Wireless Acoustic Telemetry System Allows Real-time Downhole Data Transmission Through Regular Drillpipe. A. Hawthorn, XACT Downhole Telemetry Inc.; S. Aguilar, XACT Downhole Telemetry
1130-1155 187220 Drilling Solid State Gyro While Drilling Technology Provides Accuracy And Robustness R. Lowdon, Schlumberger
Alternate 187370 Deployment of a Self-Adjusting Bit to Solve Todays Drilling Vibration Challenges and Optimize Performance A. Phillips, J.R. Jain, Baker Hughes Inc
Alternate 187043 Improved Autodriller Performance with Direct Drillstring Measurements in the Drawworks Control Loop I.M. Soukup, National Oilwell Varco Downhole Tools Division; J. Anderson, National Oilwell Varco; S. McLean, M. Boudreaux, NOV; J. Shim, University of Tulsa; S.G. Southland, Chevron Corporation; M. Mayerich, J. Peterson, NOV
08:30 - 11:55
16  Fracturing Fluid and Proppant Technology 214 C/D
Session Chairpersons Harold Dean Brannon - Baker Hughes - SSI, Tim Tyler Leshchyshyn - Fracturing Horizontal Well Com Inc, Karthik Mahadev - BP America Inc
The session includes lessons learnt over 30 years from an industry-fund proppant studies, insights into performance of small mesh size in complex fracture environments, field evaluation of multifunctional coated proppants, development and evaluation of new fracturing fluids systems and flow-back additives.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187451 Proppants- What 30 Years of Study has Taught Us R.J. Duenckel, Stim-Lab; R.D. Barree, Barree & Assocs. LLC; S. Drylie, L.G. Oconnell, K.L. Abney, Stim-Lab; M.W. Conway, Consultant; N. Moore, F. Chen, Stim-Lab
0855-0920 187449 Mono & Thin Layer Performance of Small Mesh Size Proppants Placed in Horizontal Well Fracture Matrices R. Herskovits, I. Kidd, T. Fuss, J. Shi, C. Wilcox, T.R. Kaul, Saint-Gobain Proppants
0920-0945 187329 A Multifunctional Coated Proppant: A Review of Over 30 Field Trails in Low Permeability Formations A. Radwan, Preferred Proppants, LLC
0945-1010 187148 Re-visit Impact of High Temperature Conditions (>150 °C) on Sulphate Scale Dissolver Performance J. Lu, Shell E&P International Ltd; A.D. Gabrysch, Shell International E&P Co.; S. Gao, Shell Global Solutions; M. Yadav, Shell Exploration & Production Co; J. Lee, Shell E&P Laboratories; B. Daigle, J.N. LePage, AkzoNobel; R. Tomson, P. Guraieb, C. Yan, Tomson Technologies
1040-1105 187125 Development of a Smart Fracturing Fluid for Tight and Unconventional Reservoirs M.N. Mohammed, M.A. Mahmoud, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
1105-1130 187199 Laboratory Evaluation of a Natural Gas-Based Foamed Fracturing Fluid G. Beck, C. Nolen, M. Poerner, K. Hoopes, C. Krouse, Southwest Research Institute; A. Phatak, S. Verma, Schlumberger
1130-1155 187200 Improved Method to Evaluate Flow-Back Additives for Frac Fluids Used in Unconventional Reservoirs R. Himes, Stim-Lab Div of CoreLab; J.L. Snider, Energy Precision Testing Laboratory, LLC; M.M. Lansford, G. Parker, R.J. Duenckel, Stim-Lab Div of CoreLab
Alternate 187092 Hydraulic Performance of Propped Fractures Below 2lb/ft2 Proppant Loading D. Milton-tayler, FracTech Ltd
Alternate 187392 A New Water Shutoff Chemical System: Implementation in the Ahmadi field, South Kuwait N.B. Al-Houti, Kuwait Oil Company; W. Mamhoud, Schlumberger; M.K. Panga, R.D. Hutchins, V. Lafitte, Schlumberger Technology Corp.
08:30 - 17:00
17  Health, Safety and Security Innovation 213 A/B
Session Chairpersons Graeme Lawrie - OMV New Zealand Ltd
This session focuses of developments in health, safety and security in our industry.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187206 API RP67 Oilfield Explosive Safety: Development of Proposed Changes to the 4th Edition D.N. Ayre, BP America Inc; J.M. Barker, Jet Research Center
0855-0920 187036 Carbon Monoxide Hazards from Perforating During Plug and Abandonment Operations T. Burky, G. Craddock, J. Mason, F. Rios Osorio, K.S. Harive, Halliburton
0920-0945 187069 Mitigating Respirable Crystalline Silica with No Engineering Footprint J.S. Jackson, J. Robinson, J. Hicks, Unimin Oil and Gas Solutions
0945-1010 187130 Improving Fabrication Site Construction Safety with Industry Standardization N. Popat, Shell International Exploration and Production; C. Hawkes, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers; S. Bergeron, Kosmos Energy; M. Carvalho, International Association of Oil and Gas Producers; K. Cruickshank, Oil & Gas UK; S. Devincq, Total; G. Gratz, ExxonMobil Development Company; A. Mugno, Chevron; B. Perkins, Shell International Exploration and Production; D.W. Stroud, Kosmos Energy LLC; S. Sotoudehmanesh, Statoil; J. Trapp, BP; A. Burton, Shell International Trading and Shipping Company; N. Vassiliev, O. Reyes Valdes, Shell International Exploration and Production
1040-1105 187194 Maximizing Safety for Offshore Helicopter Transportation R. Healing, Air Safety Engineering LLC; S. Predmore, Bristow Group Inc.
1105-1130 187340 Improving Malaria Prevention with Innovative Biotechnology Integration S. Ngunjiri, Fircroft; A. Brown, Air energi; A. Isnard, ExxonMobil; N. Taudon, Institut de recherche biomédicale des armées; C. Imbert, ISOS; F. Thierry, Ecole du Service de Santé des Armées; T. Leclipteux, O. Lefevre, CORIS BioConcept; J. Lichtenberger, AVS; C. Deffaud, BIOTEM; M. Diara, Exxonmobil
1130-1155 187048 Shift Work Fatigue in the Petroleum Industry. A Proactive Fatigue Countermeasure K. Meijer, KM Human Factors Engineering
Alternate 187439 A Novel Networked Check Point System Keeps Track of Human and Vehicle Flow in and out of Oilfield Locations M. Haci, A. Quezada, WellFence LLC
Alternate 187271 Applying SYSTEMS Approach to Wells Process Safety Management for HSE Goal Zero Sustainbility A. DEDENUOLA, I. Ogbuji, P. Obanya, Shell Petroleum Development Company
187166 The Psychological Safety Of Oil And Gas Workers Of Different Professional Groups In The Arctic Y.A. Korneeva, N.N. Simonova, Northern Arctic Federal University; T. Tyulyubaeva, Northern (Arctic) Federal University
08:30 - 11:55
18  New and Innovative Well Logging Technologies 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Richard R Pemper - Weatherford International Inc., Pingjun Guo - Exxon Mobil Corporation
This session will present the latest petrophysical Wireline and LWD logging technologies for evaluating properties of the reservoir.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187114 Resolution and Accuracy of Neutron-Gamma Density Measurements Compared to Conventional Gamma-Gamma Density Measurements M.M. Luycx, C. Torres-Verdin, The University of Texas At Austin
0920-0945 187203 Look Ahead Geosteering via Real Time Integration of LWD Measurements with Surface Seismic F. Chinellato, Schlumberger; F. Arata, M. Mele, C. Tarchiani, Eni S.p.A.; G. Tosi, Eni Norge; M. Nickel, W. Athmer, D.C. Salim, G.V. Dahl, Schlumberger Stavanger Research
0945-1010 187403 New Development of Multi-Detector Pulsed Neutron Instrument for Quantitative Gas Saturation Monitoring in Air- or Gas- filled Boreholes: Physics, Modelling and Application S.Q. Zhang, Baker Hughes Inc.; D. Chace, Baker Atlas; S. Gade, Baker Hughes Solutions; J. Wu, Baker Hughes Inc; P. Yuan, Baker Hughes Inc.
1040-1105 187121 Imaging Near-Wellbore Petrophysical Properties by Joint Inversion of Sonic, Resistivity, and Density Borehole Logging Data S. Shetty, L. Liang, V. Simoes, F. Canesin, A.J. Boyd, S. Zeroug, T.M. Habashy, Schlumberger; A.B. Domingues, BG Group; C. Amorim, Shell Oil Co.
1105-1130 187127 Impact of Conveyance System on Reservoir Characterization: New Opportunity for Highly Deviated Wells V. Raffaele, F. Pampuri, eni S.p.A.; S. Terzuoli, A. Santo, eni S.p.A., DIME- Distretto Meridionale; D. French, Weatherford UK Ltd.; A. De Clemente, L. Ciulli, R. Rinaldi, Weatherford Mediterranea S.p.A.
1130-1155 187136 Geosteering & Mapping in Complex Reservoir With Uncertain Resistivity Contrasts Demands Integrated Data Approach N. Selheim, Baker Hughes; S.A. Morris, Baker Hughes Inc; F. Jonsbraaten, Baker Hughes Norway; R. Teelken, National Oilwell Varco; I. Aarnes, Baker Hughes Solutions; N.K. Edwards, Baker Hughes Inc
Alternate 187387 Automated Mud Logging System As A Cost Efficient Way Of Acquiring Sub-surface Data: Results Of The Field Trial A. Nikitin, Shell International Exploration and Production; Z. Krugliak, Ecotek Inc; V. Stepanov, ALS Oil and Gas; S. Dolan, Shell International Exploration and Production
Alternate 187426 Optimized Formation Evaluation With Simultaneous Acquisition of Sigma-Based Fluid Saturation and Through-Casing Mineralogy - A Case-Study From Jurásico Units, México N. Alarcon, F.E. Mendez, J. Arenas, L. Rodriguez, S. Gade, Baker Hughes Inc; J.G. Morales, M.A. Morales Guzman, PEMEX
Alternate 187060 Improved Stoneley Wave Inversion Method for Fracture Evaluation M. Collins, B. Hornby, Halliburton
Alternate 187373 A New NMR-based Method for Wettability Assessment in Mixed-Wet Rocks S. Tandon, Z. Heidari, The University of Texas At Austin
08:30 - 11:55
19  Flow Mechanisms in Porous Media 214 A
Session Chairpersons Srimoyee Bhattacharya - Shell Oil Co.
This session focuses on analyzing and modelling of transport behaviors through porous media covering topics from nano-scale molecular level to the multi-scale level.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187352 Molecular Kerogen Pore Network Model For Flow Simulation And Digital Source-rock Physics F. Feng, Texas A&M University; I. Akkutlu, Texas A&M University (PE DEPT)
0855-0920 187032 Nanoscale Flow Chip Platform for Laboratory Evaluation of Enhanced Oil Recovery Materials M. Engel, R.N. Ferreira, R. Giro, P. Bryant, M.B. Steiner, IBM Research Brazil
0920-0945 187454 Combined Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and micro-Computed Tomography (micro-CT) for analysing flow in complex porous media P. Mostaghimi, R.T. Armstrong, Y. Hu, University of New South Wales
0945-1010 187266 Quantitative Study of Transport Behaviors of Deformable Gel Particles in Porous Media J. Wang, University of Petroleum China Beijing; H. Zhang, Z. Wei, China University of Petroleum in Beijing; y. chuanjin, China University of Petroleum, East China; K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin
1040-1105 187286 Multiscale Modeling of Shale Apparent Permeability: An Integrated Study of Molecular Dynamics and Pore Network Model S. Wang, Q. Feng, China University of Petroleum (East China); F. Javadpour, The University of Texas At Austin
1105-1130 187152 Novel Mathematical Models to predict Micro Particle Gel Placement and Propagation through Fractures S.M. Fakher, B. Bai, A.H. Imqam, Missouri University of Science & Tech
1130-1155 187364 Further Insights into the Mechanism of Disproportionate Permeability Reduction B. Liang, The University of Texas at Austin; H. Jiang, China University Of Petroleum Beijing; R.S. Seright, New Mexico Inst-Mining & Tech; B. REN, The University of Texas at Austin; J. Li, C. Gong, China University Of Petroleum Beijing
Alternate 187275 Low Salinity Water Injection for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Effect of Acid and Base Functionalities A. Firoozabadi, Reservoir Engr. Research Inst.; T. Chavez, Y. Lu, RERI
Alternate 187369 New Three-Phase Microemulsion Relative Permeability Model H. Lashgari, H. Luo, M. Tagavifar, G.A. Pope, The University of Texas At Austin; Z. Li, Ultimate EOR Services; K. Sepehrnoori, M. Delshad, The University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187065 On the Klinkenberg Effect of Multicomponent Gases S. Wang, Colorado School of Mines; B. Qian, Down Hole Company, CNPC Chuanqing Drilling Company; J.C. Zhang, CCDC Downhole Service Co; L. Wang, Colorado School of Mines; z. yang, y. wang, CNPC USA; Y. Wu, Colorado School of Mines
Alternate 187064 Non-Darcy Flow Regimes Coupled with Surface Diffusion and Pore Compaction in Shale Gas Formations D. Davudov, University of Oklahoma MPGE; Y. Lan, R. Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, University of Oklahoma
08:30 - 11:55
SS 02  SPE Technical Directors: State-of-the-Technical Discipline - A Conversation with your SPE Technical Directors C 1
Moderator(s) Jose C S Cunha - Consultant, Trey Shaffer - Environmental Resources Mgmt
Speaker(s) Jennifer Lynne Miskimins - Colorado School of Mines, Jeff Moss - Exxon Mobil Corporation, Trey Shaffer - Environmental Resources Mgmt, Jose C S Cunha - Consultant, Hisham N H Saadawi - Ringstone Petroleum Consultants LLC, Thomas Alwin Blasingame - Texas A&M University
This session presents an opportunity for the SPE Technical Director's to provide a "state-of-the-discipline" update for the six Technical Disciplines of SPE, where the following elements are addressed: 1) Most urgent technical challenges, 2) most important technical challenges, 3) what is new and improved, 4) relating the present with the past?, what did we do when?, and why?, 5) data/information that disciplines need and will need and summary of conferences in past year in the discipline.
08:30 - 11:55
SS 03  Separations Technology Technical Section: Separation Insanity - Designing the Way We Always Have to Meet Future Requirements C 2
Moderator(s) Peggy Lane - BP, Jimmie M Riesenberg - Chevron Corporation
The traditional way facilities are designed for separations is challenged to meet today's requirements of performance and cost reduction through space/weight savings. doing things "the way we always" have may not meet the needs moving into the future. The key is taking the best of the past and applying them/modifying them to move to the future. We need to better understand how chemicals, flow conditioning (or the lack thereof), full life operating envelopes, and production fluid changes affect facilities operations. The session will provide a forum to focus out attention and efforts as we move forward.
09:00 - 17:30
10:10 - 10:40
11:30 - 13:30
14:00 - 17:00
21  Advances in Multiphase Flow Modeling of Wellbores and Pipes 216 A/B
Session Chairpersons Mohammad Tabatabaei - Newfield Exploration Company
This session highlights the latest developments in dynamic well flow modeling. The selected presentations include laboratory, theoretical and numerical multiphase well flow studies to mimic downhole flow conditions and identify challenging production and lift problems.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187212 Production & Operations Experimental Study of the Multiphase Flow of Sand, Viscous Oil and Gas in a Horizontal Pipe P. Hulsurkar, University of Alaska Fairbanks; O.O. Awoleke, University of Alaska - Fairbanks
1425-1450 187393 Projects, Facilities & Construction Transient Operations and Instabilities in Different Production Scenarios: Modeling and Validation

F. Almudairis, H. Zhang, University of Tulsa
1450-1515 187072 A Fast and Robust Compositional,Multi-Phase,Non-Isothermal Wellbore Hydraulics Model for Vertical Wells V.B. Putcha, T. Ertekin, Pennsylvania State University
1545-1610 187272 Dynamic Modeling to Support the Successful Startup of a Challenging Well J.Y. Wang, A. Troshko, F. Gallo, T.A. Long, C.S. Mayer, D.F. Rosenbaum, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; T. Lopez, D.E. Helgestad, Esso Norge AS; P. Seitinger, ExxonMobil Production Co.
1610-1635 187291 Shifting Turner’s Paradigm: Gas Wells Can Produce in Slug Flow M. Marino, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV; W. Schiferli, Shell Global Solutions International BV; C.A. Veeken, Petroleum Development Oman; J. Smith, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V.
1635-1700 187171 Understanding the Deviation of Well GOR from Type-curve GOR in a Gas-condensate Region in a Shale Play A. Gaurav, Texas Standard Oil Company
Alternate 187354 A Fully-coupled Wellbore/Reservoir Model for Transient Liquid Loading in Horizontal Shale Gas Wells H. Tang, A.R. Hasan, J.E. Killough, Texas A&M University
Alternate 187049 CFD Simulation of Critical Sand Deposition Velocity for Solid-Liquid Slurry Flow R. Dabirian, R.S. Mohan, O. Shoham, University of Tulsa
14:00 - 17:00
22  Value in Reserves and Resources 212 A/B
Session Chairpersons Khalid R. Salem - Albawardi Group, Oumer Tahir - Hunting Energy Services
This session will discuss changes, comparisons and trends within the global reserves and resources
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1415 187399 Analyzing Deal Valuation Trends for M&A in the Permian Basin and the Impact of PUD Forecasting and EURs on the Viability of Recent Acquisitions L. Freeman, Laura Freeman Consulting
1415-1450 187143 Maximizing Major o&G Project Value At Identification/access Stage By Reframing Of Exploration Strategy V. Orlov, R. Oshmarin, A. Bochkov, Gazpromneft NTC; Y. Masalkin, Gazprom Neft; S. Yakovlev, V. Ulyanov, M. Danilin, NIS
1450-1515 187162 People and Process: Integration of Technology and Organizational Alignment for Successful Implementation of a Strategic Capital Investment Portfolio D.S. Fulford, G.P. Starley, M. Berry, C.A. Kiernan, Apache Corp.; D. Turk, Terminus Data Science LLC; J. DuBois, 3esi-Enersight
1545-1610 187332 Change Culture, Compete On Costs & Deliver: A Success Story On Adapting A Worldwide International Oil Company Organization To A Challenging Low Oil Price Environment S. Saintpere, K. Hannaford, E. Baldy, S. Ludosan, A. Ndiaye, F. Cousin, Total
1610-1635 187396 Global Reserves and Resources Classification: Bridging the Petroleum Resources Management System and the Russian Federation Systems D.G. MacDonald, BP Exploration; I. Shpurov, Russian Federation State Committee on Mineral Reserves (GKZ); J.R. Etherington, PRA Intl. Ltd.; H. Tulsidas, C. Griffiths, UNECE
1635-1700 187070 Quantifying The Value In Geoscientific Information Using Panel Data Econometrics F. Alvarado, Colorado School of Mines
Alternate 187140 Comparative Fiscal Regime Analysis of Deepwater Projects in Nigeria - PPT PSC 1993, PIB IAT 2009, and PIB 2012 K. Gbakon, Nigerian National Petroleum Corp
Alternate 187195 Comparison between Production and Economic Indicators in the Production Strategy Selection for Polymer Flooding V.E. Botechia, D.J. Schiozer, University of Campinas
Alternate 187031 Development of Natural Gas Assets in Frontier Offshore Areas Under Challenging Technical and Economic Environment - A Project Finance with Real Options Approach V.A. Huerta Quinones, Savia Peru S A; J. Aliaga, Petrobras America Inc.
14:00 - 17:00
23  Completion Optimization 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Francisco E Fragachan - Weatherford Houston, Junichi Sugiura - Scout Downhole Inc, Patrick York - Weatherford
This session showcases new technologies, case histories, and best practices related to completion optimization in unconventional plays. Innovative approaches to improve well performance are included.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187337 Completions Stop, Drop And Circulate, An Engineered Approach To Coiled Tubing Drillouts
C.D. Pope, A. Charlton, J. Inscore, R. Epperson, Devon Energy
1425-1450 187045 Diversion - Be Careful What You Ask For R.S. Leonard, C.W. Senters, R.A. Woodroof, T. Wood, C. Ramos, ProTechnics
1450-1515 187204 Electronic Sliding Sleeve for Unlimited Zone Multistage Completion System Z. Walton, M.J. Merron, M.L. Fripp, Halliburton
1545-1610 187446 Combining Statistical Analysis with Simulation to Optimize Unconventional Completions - Upper and Lower Montney Formations, Canada O.Q. Mohammed, North Oil Company; L.K. Britt, Britt Rock Mechanics Laboratory; S. Dunn-Norman, R.S. Kassim, Missouri University of Science & Technology
1610-1635 187315 Modern Completion Optimization in the Haynesville Shale A. Whitsett, Halliburton; M.A. Sorrell, Covey Park Energy LLC; B. Hunter, Covey Park Energy
1635-1700 187245 Evolving Completion Technologies Mitigate Proppant Flowback C.R. Swain, Crescent Point Energy Corp; J. Powell, S.M. Stadnyk, NCS Multistage Ltd.
Alternate 187126 Proven Hydraulic Fracturing Field Applications for Real-Time Visualization and Monitoring System B.T. Hlidek, C. Lee, Packers Plus Energy Services
Alternate 187335 Fully Dissolvable Frac Plug for Low-Temperature Wellbores M.L. Fripp, Z. Walton, T. Norman, Halliburton
Alternate 187433 An Engineered Approach to Design Biodegradables Solid Particulate Diverters M. Pordel Shahri, J. Huang, C.S. Smith, F.E. Fragachan, Weatherford International Ltd.
14:00 - 17:00
24  Drilling Challenges and Solutions 217 A
Session Chairpersons Robert Lee Dillenbeck - Chevron Corporation, Connie Schroder - Baker Hughes
In just the last few years, the Drilling industry has made tremendous strides in improving efficiencies and overcoming significant technical challenges. Significant opportunities remain for even more gains. This session focuses on a handful of drilling challenges and their solutions. Topics include studies on high-frequency torsional vibration, stick/slip, a real time drilling advisory system, automated directional drilling correction, and use of MPD to enhance performance and operational safety.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187052 Meeting the Large Diameter Drilling Challenges and Securing Sustainable Performance Gains Using Hybrid Bit Technology in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico. A.R. Chowdhury, R. Callais, Baker Hughes Inc; W. Rodrigue Jr, Baker Hughes; C.H. Alferez, Baker Hughes Inc; M.E. Anderson, I. Terziev, M. Angeles, Chevron USA
1425-1450 187447 Challenges and Lessons from Implementing a Real-Time Drilling Advisory System B.J. Spivey, G.S. Payette, L. Wang, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; D.M. Sanderson, XTO Energy; J.R. Bailey, ExxonMobil Development Co.; A. Eddy, R. Kong, Pason Systems Corporation
1450-1515 187209 Automated Geometric Path Correction in Directional Drilling D.R. Joshi, Colorado School of Mines; R. Samuel, Halliburton
1545-1610 187173 Continuous High Frequency Measurement Improves Understanding of High Frequency Torsional Oscillation in High Volume US Land Lateral Drilling Z. Zhang, Y. Shen, W. Chen, J. Shi, W. Bonstaff, K. Tang, D.L. Smith, Y.I. Arevalo, Schlumberger
1610-1635 187142 Enhancing Performance and Operational Safety of Argentinean Vaca Muerta Shale Wells by Drilling High Pressure Formations Using Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) M. Pozo, Total; F. Torres, J.I. Bedoya, Blade Energy Partners; J. Leroy, Total Austral; J. Montilva, Shell
1635-1700 187457 The Origin and Mechanism of Severe Stick-Slip Y. Shen, Z. Zhang, J. Zhao, W. Chen, Schlumberger; M.K. Hamzah, Schlumberger D&M; R.J. Harmer, G.C. Downton, Schlumberger
Alternate 187098 Achieving Directional Control and Rathole Elimination While Under-reaming Depleted Formations with a Rotary Steerable System J.A. Greenwood, S. Sims, Halliburton
Alternate 187455 Buckling of Concentric Strings (Pipe-in-Pipe) R. Samuel, Halliburton
Alternate 187050 A New Well Positioning Technique: Access Independent Ranging Solution for Providing Accurate Well Completion H. Wu, P.L. Schiermeier, S.R. Hinke, Halliburton
14:00 - 17:00
25  Re-Fracturing and Acid Stimulation 214 C/D
Session Chairpersons Charles David Pope - Devon Energy Corporation, Mathew M Samuel - Lubrizol Corp.
This session presents the findings from the various applications of refracting and acid fracturing around the globe. the effectiveness of new fluid systems and modeling simulations will also be discussed.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187145 Barnett Shale Refracturing; A Diagnostic Comparison of Diversion Techniques J.W. Brady, Devon Energy Production Co. LP; C.W. Senters, ProTechnics; J.L. Cromer, Devon Energy Corporation; K. Marsh, Devon; C. Williams, Devon Energy; J.R. Werline, Devon Energy Production Co. LP
1425-1450 187236 Advanced Modeling of a 4-Well Pad Refracturing Optimization in the Haynesville Shale T. Xu, Schlumberger Petrotechnical Services; G.J. Lindsay, Schlumberger Data & Consulting Services; J.D. Baihly, Schlumberger
1450-1515 187444 Enhanced Acid Fracturing with Improved Fluid Loss Control and Near Wellbore Diversion Increases Production in Kuwait E.S. Mccartney, Baker Hughes; M.R. Al-Othman, Kuwait Oil Company; D.V. Gupta, Baker Hughes; A. Nino-Penaloza, Baker Hughes RRTC; A. Alam, Baker Hughes Inc; M. Nagarkoti, Baker Hughes
1545-1610 187059 Slower Rate of Reaction of a New In-situ Generated HCl leads to a More Efficient Acid Treatments K. Sokhanvarian, E. Arslan, H.A. Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University; s. Nicole, K.L. Smith, Lubrizol Oilfield Solutions
1610-1635 187295 Acid Frac optimization of non-associated gas condensate Greater Ghawar - Past, Present and Future A. Bulekbay, Saudi Aramco SAOO; Y. Noaman, S. DRIWEESH, Saudi Aramco
1635-1700 187183 Towards a Geochemically Accurate Modeling of Carbonate Acidizing with HCl Acid: Effect of Dissolved CO2 M. Mahrous, A.S. Sultan, Department of Petroleum Engineering, King Fahd University for Petroleum and Minerals; E. Sonnenthal, Geochemistry Department, Energy Geosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
187351 Unique Design and Performance of a High Temperature Viscoelastic Diverter Pill for Sandstone Acid Yields Better Diversion Response and Increased Production E.S. Mccartney, Baker Hughes; M.J. Usie, Baker Hughes Inc; P.S. Carman, Baker Hughes; A. Nino-Penaloza, Baker Hughes RRTC
Alternate 187055 The Role of Pore Pressure Depletion in Propagation of New Hydraulic Fractures during Refaracturing of horizontal wells A. Rezaei, University of Houston; M. Rafiee, Statoil Gulf Services LLC; M. Soliman, University of Houston; G. Bornia, S. Morse, Texas Tech University
14:00 - 17:00
26  Environment and Sustainability 213 A/B
This session will focus on current trends in Environment and Sustainability
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187134 Offline Temporary Abandonment, Deepwater DVA C. Hosli, Shell Upstream Americas; D.A. Stein, Fulcrum Dynamics; R.B. Boyle, Shell Prospectg/Devel. Peru; S.A. Shannon, Shell Oil Co.
1425-1450 187251 Application of Innovative Leaching and Resource Utilization Technology to Treat Oily Drilling Cuttings on the Harmlessization Handle in the Tian Mountain Front Block in West China L. Li, PetroChina Co. Ltd.
1450-1515 187246 CFD Simulation Of Leakage In Cryogenic Flow Pipelines And Soil Freezing S. Shojaei, SAZEH PARDAZI IRAN Consulting Eng. Co; M. Behzadi, SAZEH PARDAZI IRAN Consulting Eng. Co.; S. Kharrazi, SAZEH PARDAZI IRAN Consulting Eng. Co
1545-1610 187123 Freshwater Neutral: Managing Water Use and Giving Back to the Environment R. Greaves, D. Lincicome, P. Beck, M. Boothe, R.D. Hartstein, K.E. Olson, Southwestern Energy Company
1610-1635 187304 Detecting and Tracking Gas Cloud at Distance with Infrared Camera in Band III R. Verollet, M. Verneau, R. borel, Bertin Technologies
1635-1700 187144 Design and Implementation of a Field Test for Biological Based VOC Emission Control for an Oil and Gas Production Facility in East Texas S. Khoramfar, K.D. Jones, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; J. Boswell, Boswell Environmental; G.E. King, Apache Corp.
Alternate 187167 Innovations on Reducing Environmental Footprint of an EOR Project J. Xiao, texas a&m university
187423 A Resource-Oriented Method of Oily Sludge Disposal in ASP Flooding Production Z. Wang, Y. Liu, Northeast Petroleum University; J. Li, X. ZhuGe, Daqing Oilfield Co. Ltd.; h. zhong, Northeast Petroleum University
Alternate 187119 Employing effective water treatment in West Texas to mitigate surface equipment failures S. Kakadjian, Keane Group Holdings
14:00 - 17:00
28  Chemical EOR 214 A
This session focuses on flow mechanisms and enhanced oil recovery processes associated with injection of chemicals which commonly include polymers, surfactants, and alkaline.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187240 Improved Hydrocarbon Recovery using Mixtures of Energizing Chemicals in Unconventional Reservoirs K.K. Mohanty, S. Tong, C.S. Miller, The University of Texas At Austin; M.M. Honarpour, E. Turek, D. Peck, BHP Billiton
1425-1450 187366 A Novel Alkaline Flooding Mechanism to Improve Viscous Oil Recovery R. Xiao, ExxonMobil Upstream Research; G.F. Teletzke, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; A.S. Aitkulov, University of Texas at Austin; M. Lin, Exxon Mobil Corporation; M. Yeganeh, ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research; R. Glotzbach, ExxonMobil Upstream Research; A. Jaishankar, J. Hegner, ExxonMobil Corporate Strategic Research
1450-1515 187213 Using Hybrid Alkali to Improve ASP Performance in Carbonate Reservoir Rocks R. Fortenberry, P.T. Suniga, Ultimate EOR Services; C. Britton, M. Delshad, The University of Texas At Austin; E. Trine, Ultimate EOR Services; G.A. Pope, The University of Texas At Austin
1545-1610 187165 Polymer-Coated Nanoparticle-Stabilized Foams for High-Temperature, High-Salinity Oil Reservoirs K.K. Mohanty, R. Singh, The University of Texas At Austin
1610-1635 187230 New Method to Reduce Residual Oil Saturation by Polymer Flooding M.Z. Erincik, P. Qi, M.T. Balhoff, G.A. Pope, The University of Texas At Austin
1635-1700 187132 A Comprehensive Evaluation of Alkaline Surfactant Polymer Flooding and Hybrid Processes for Enhanced Oil Recovery C.T. Dang, L.X. Nghiem, Computer Modelling Group Ltd.; N.T. Nguyen, University of Calgary; W. Bae, Sejong University-Korea; C. Yang, Computer Modelling Group Ltd.
187084 Repeatable Steady-state Foam Experimental Data and Investigations of Foam Hysteresis in a Sand Pack O. M'barki, The University of Texas at Austin; K. Ma, Total E&P USA, Inc.; G. Ren, Total E&P USA; K. Mateen, Total E&P USA, Inc.; G. Bourdarot, D.C. Morel, Total SA; Q.P. Nguyen, The University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187303 Customizing Rheology for Diverse Applications in Commercial Scale Polymer Floods R. Fortenberry, Z. Li, R.G. Hernandez, Ultimate EOR Services; M. Delshad, The University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187397 The Study of Gel Conformance Control Effect within Carbonates with Thief Zones by Advanced NMR Technique A.J. Al Shehri, H.T. Kwak, J. Wang, A.M. Alsofi, J. Gao, Saudi Aramco PE&D
14:00 - 17:00
SS 04  Flow Assurance Technical Section: The Smarter Flow Assurance Path Toward Improved Offshore Production Economics C 1
Moderator(s) Scott A Bufton - INTECSEA, Trevor John Hill - BP Exploration Co. Ltd.
Offshore project costs have understandably been driven lower during the current downturn. Continuing to decrease these costs will enable more offshore and subsea projects to compete for limited funding with onshore and unconventional projects. Flow assurance-related CAPEX and OPEX contribute significantly to offshore project costs, but often have understandable design conservatism employed in offshore and subsea flow assurance strategies. This panel session will explore opportunities for flow assurance to help decrease costs and make offshore projects more competitive with onshore and unconventional projects through the presentation and discussion of four panel topics: 1. What is the current flow assurance state-of-play for design and remediation methods? 2. What opportunities exist to learn from onshore and unconventional projects? 3. How do we decrease the costly greenfield design conservatism that often arises? 4. How do we find out the extent of design conservatism through available operating data, and optimize production and shut-down strategies through field life? The format will be four short presentations to set the scene and spark audience participation, each followed by a moderated discussion.
14:00 - 17:00
SS 05  Reservoir Description and Dynamics Advisory Committee: Emerging Topics in Reservoir Description and Dynamics C 2
Moderator(s) Birol Dindoruk - Shell International E&P Co., Thomas Alwin Blasingame - Texas A&M University
Speaker(s) David Reid - Shell, Chet Ozgen - Nitec, LLC
Reservoir description and dynamics is a major sub-discipline of Petroleum Engineering and it is open to innovation and the incubation of new ideas as we encounter new challenges in reservoir performance management. As an example, improved oil recovery from complex rock-fluid systems that achieves both economic rates and higher recoveries requires research and development in various technologies, as well as the creation of fit-for-purpose workflows. In many cases we can generate customized solutions for particular situations/subset of problems which have the potential for a wide range of applications. In this special session we will focus on near-term applications (i.e., the next 5-10 years).
15:15 - 15:45
16:30 - 17:30
18:30 - 19:30
19:45 - 22:00

Wednesday, October 11

08:30 - 11:55
29  Projects, Facilities and System Design 214 B
Session Chairpersons Ray (Zhenhua) Rui - Independent Project Analysis, Eduardo Pereyra - University of Tulsa
This session will present papers related to the projects, facilities and system design covering the subjects related to fast cost estimates of projects, subsea spares analysis, enhancing the spar capacity, designing subsea production systems to reduce topside down time. Moreover, we will be discussing how subsea and surface disciplines can operate together seamlessly.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187462 Bridging The Gap Between Subsurface And Surface Disciplines - A Tool For The Modern Facilities Engineer Z. Cristea, Stochastic Asset Management; T. Cristea, Independent
0855-0920 187452 Subsea Spares Analysis: Using Reliability, Production Impact and Cost Data to Deliver Optimum Value C. Bonini, Chevron
0920-0945 187074 A Fast Method for Costs Estimation in Upstream Projects H. Martin Rodriguez, Repsol S.A.; A. Iniesta Serrano, S.M. Embid, Repsol, S.A.
0945-1010 187129 Constitution Spar Capacity Enhancement N. Rodrigues, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
1040-1105 187325 Best Practice for Erosion Calculation in Multiphase Flowlines H. Karimi, P. Petit, Schlumberger Oilfield Services
1105-1130 187342 Designing Subsea Production Systems for Efficient Startup to Mitigate Costly Topside Downtime C. Chidiac, S.R. Kunz, R. Sauve, OneSubsea, a Schlumberger Company
1130-1155 187306 Enhanced Oil Recovery - Polymer flooding: Surface Facility design for polymer solution transfer and Graphical approach for performing accurate polymer solution (Non-Newtonian fluid) Hydraulics. Designing concentrated polymer solution piping system and tackling associated operational challenges S. Jain, B.N. Parekh, Cairn India Limited
Alternate 187062 Challenges of Delivering Capital Projects in Fast Growing Indigenous Oil and Gas Company (NOC): The SEPLAT Experience A.W. Oladipo, Seplat Petroleum Development PLC
Alternate 187149 Collaborative Work Environment Implementation Strategy for Marginal Field Operator E.E. Udofia, Suneses Energy Limited; B.U. Obong, Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria (SPDC)
Alternate 187110 Risk Management for HPHT Product Development Projects F. Maenza, G. Anderson, Baker Hughes Inc
Alternate 187128 Hull-Tether Dynamics of Deep Water Tension Leg Platforms in Deep Water Under Steep Regular Waves R. Sundarvadivelu, I. V.G, J. R, INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS
Alternate 187378 Hydrate Induced Vibration in an Offshore Pipeline M.A. Rahman, Memorial University of Newfoundland; a. maynard, m. adey, GRi Simulations; M. Jujuly, Memorial University
08:30 - 11:55
30  Petroleum Advanced Analytical Methodologies for Well and Reservoir Optimization 216 A/B
Session Chairpersons Keith Richard Holdaway - SAS Institute Inc., Carol Michelle Piovesan - APO Offshore
Papers in this session focus on data-driven analytical methodologies applied across the upstream E&P sectors. Soft-computing workflows adopt predictive and prescriptive models to enhance forecasting and to optimize reservoir performance. Data Mining, Machine Learning and Deep Learning techniques have evolved across multiple vertical businesses. This session provides O&G industry case studies that demonstrate effective application of advanced analytical methodologies in reservoir characterization and performance; enhancing business value across exploration and production.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187430 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Applying Support Vector Regression to Reduce the Effect of Numerical Noise and Enhance the Performance of History Matching

Z. Guo, C. Chen, Shell International E&P Co.; G. Gao, Shell Global Solutions US Inc.; J.C. Vink, Shell Global Solutions International
0855-0920 187328 From Face Detection to Fractured Reservoir Characterization: Big Data Analytics for Re-Stimulation Candidate Selection E. Udegbe, S. Srinivasan, E. Morgan, Pennsylvania State University
0920-0945 187436 Streamline Rock Facies Classification with Deep Learning Cognitive Process M. Sidahmed, A. Roy, BP
0945-1010 187037 Performance Prediction for Advanced Well Structures in Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoirs Using Artificial Intelligent Expert Systems C.C. Enyioha, T. Ertekin, Pennsylvania State University
1040-1105 187361 A Machine Learning Approach to Optimizing Shale Gas Supply Chain Networks H.I. Asala, J. Chebeir, W. Zhu, A. Dahi-Taleghani, J. Romagnoli, Louisiana State University
1105-1130 187112 Comparison of Shale oil Production Forecasting Using Empirical Methods and Artificial Neural Networks A. Suhag, R. Ranjith, University of Southern California
1130-1155 187429 Data Analytics Application for Efficient Technical Potential and Availability Forecasting : A Case study in Malaysia V.P. Gupta, PETRONAS (Kuala Lumpur); R. Masoudi, Petronas; a. Razali, Petronas sdn. bhd; S. Dwivedi, SAS
Alternate 187320 Geophysical Feature Extraction using Deep Neural Networks J. Rich, K. Ball, Devon Energy Corporation
Alternate 187269 Using Data Analytics on Dimensionless Numbers to Predict the Ultimate Recovery Factors for Different Drive Mechanisms for GoM Fields G. Taluru, X. Wu, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 187339 Deep Learning for Steam Job Candidate Selection C. Cheung, P. Goyal, A. Tehrani, V. Prasanna, University of Southern California
08:30 - 11:55
31  Unconventionals 212 A/B
Session Chairpersons Hadi Nasrabadi - Texas A&M University (PE DEPT), Adwait Chawathe - Chevron Corporation
In response to the spotlight on unconventional systems, this opportune technical session will provide a sampling of the state-of-the-art in tight and shale reservoirs. From phase behavior, storage and surface diffusion in nano-porous media to seismic integration and fracturing fluid recovery, you are guaranteed to get applicable knowledge from all around the world. We also revisit effective application of current decline curves techniques to improve our confidence in handling liquid-rich shale reservoirs. Topics such as evaluation of distance of investigation, stimulated reservoir volume, and novel conceptual models in pressure and production rate analysis for shale reservoirs are also covered in this session.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187260 A Rigorous Solution to the Problem of Phase Behavior in Unconventional Formations with High Capillary Pressure S.S. Neshat, The University of Texas at Austin; R. Okuno, University of Texas At Austin; G.A. Pope, The University of Texas At Austin
0855-0920 187087 On The Surface Diffusion Phenomena In The Organic Nanopores Of Shale A. Takbiri-Borujeni, M. Kazemi, west Virginia university
0920-0945 187442 Phase Behavior Change due to Rock Deformation in Shale Reservoirs: A Compositional Modeling Approach I. Uzun, E. Eker, H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines; J.M. Rutledge, Marathon Oil Co
0945-1010 187137 Seismic Attribute Assisted Resource Estimation for Shale Plays S. Sinha, D. Devegowda, University of Oklahoma
1040-1105 187226 A Simple Physics-Based Model Predicts Oil Production from Thousands of Horizontal Wells in Shales T.W. Patzek, King Abdullah University of Science & Tech; W. Saputra, King Abdullah University of S&T; W. KIRATI, King Abdullah University of Science & Tech
1105-1130 187344 GOR of Liquid-Rich Shale reservoirs and its application in Decline Curve Analysis M. Khoshghadam, A. Khanal, C. Yu, University of Houston; N. Rabinejad Gangi, New Dawn Energy LLC; J. Lee, Texas A&M University
1130-1155 187077 Distance of Investigation for Unconventional Reservoirs Could Be Misleading S. Tabatabaie, IHS Markit; M. Pooladi-Darvish, MPD Reservoir Engineers Ltd; L. Mattar, IHS Markit
Alternate 187360 Effect of Kerogen Type and Maturing on Performance of Carbon Dioxide Storage in Shale A. Takbiri-Borujeni, M. Kazemi, West Virginia University
187456 A Conceptual Shale Gas Model Validated by Pressure and Rate Data From the Haynesville Shale J. Marsden, Imperial College London; I.D. Kostyleva, KAPPA TCS; M.R. Fassihi, BHP Billiton; A.C. Gringarten, Imperial College London
Alternate 187161 Simulating the Effect of Liquid Loading in Fracturing Fluid Recovery with a Fully-coupled Wellbore/Reservoir Model H. Tang, J.E. Killough, A.R. Hasan, Texas A&M University
Alternate 187188 Constraining the Complexity of Stimulated Reservoir Volume during Multi-Stage Hydraulic Fracturing of Horizontal Wells through Inter-Well Pressure Hit Modeling A. Rangriz Shokri, R.J. Chalaturnyk, University of Alberta
08:30 - 11:55
32  Advanced well-life technology from drilling to P&A 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Peter Boul - ARAMCO Services Company, Kevin Scott Harive - Halliburton Co., Nicholas Jacob Clem - Baker Hughes Inc
This session highlights new advancements and case studies in multi laterals, OH DSTs , Perforating, completions and abandonment.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187221 New Technology Provides Zonal Pressure Maintenance in Single Trip Multi-Zone Completions S. Hamid, R.C. Jannise, G.W. Garrison, M. Coffin, Halliburton
0855-0920 187308 An Innovative & Efficient Approach to Deepwater Well Testing for Challenging Carbonate Reservoir Offshore Malaysia P. Hosatte, Shell (SIEP-RTS); R.N. Anderson, Shell (SIEP); S. Venugopal, M. Bidi, P.W. Royce, Halliburton
0920-0945 187261 Novel Techniques and Completions for the Abandonment of Horizontal Wells G.A. Mali, M. Barrett, T. Clark, N. Tran, Chevron Corporation
0945-1010 187359 Subsea Multilateral Technology Step Change in Australia C.A. Benson, S. Cappiello, B. Campbell, Halliburton
1040-1105 187408 API RP 19B Section 2 Perforation Tests Conducted at Multiple Facilities to Guide Latest Section 2 Revision D.N. Ayre, BP America Inc; J.T. Hardesty, GEODynamics Inc.; D.J. Haggerty, Jet Research Center; L. Mcnelis, DynaEnergetics GmbH & Co. KG; B.M. Grove, Jet Research Center; C. Sokolove, Hunting Energy Services; S. Geerts, Owen Oil Tools Inc; D.C. Atwood, Schlumberger; T. Sampson, Baker Hughes - Ballistics; D. Lattanzio, ETA SA.
1105-1130 187105 Completions The Use of Low-Cost Graphite Nanomaterials to Enhance Zonal Isolation in Oil and Gas Wells A. Peyvandi, Stantec; A. Dahi Taleghani, Louisiana State University
1130-1155 187419 Advanced Live-Well Deployment System Enables Successful Perforating Operations in Offshore Southeast Asia C. McClean, P. Hillis, R.P. Satti, Baker Hughes Inc; S.N. Zuklic, Baker Hughes; P. Pouget, Total E&P Qatar
Alternate 187066 A New Fragmenting Perforating Gun System Reduces Formation Damage While Reducing Well Cost M.S. Brinsden, Shell International E&P Co.; L. Mcnelis, J. Lohken, DynaEnergetics GmbH & Co. KG
Alternate 187293 An Assessment of the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Field vs. Laboratory Generated Foam Cements R. Spaulding, U.S. Department of Energy National Technology Lab; I. Haljasmaa, AECOM; C. Gieger, U.S. Department of Energy National Technology Lab; J. Fazio, AECOM; B. Kutchko, U.S. Department of Energy National Technology Lab; J.K. Maxson, Halliburton
Alternate 187338 Reliability Testing Beyond Qualification of Downhole Electronics: Key Constituent in HPHT Well Advancements P. Shrivastava, A. Balasubramanian, J.A. Flygare, Halliburton
Alternate 187133 Seal Life Prediction and Design Reliability in Downhole Tools D.J. Lehr, Baker Hughes Inc; W. Furlan, Baker Hughes Solutions; N. Vaidya, Shell USA
08:30 - 11:55
33  Wellbore Stability/MPD 217 A
Session Chairpersons Thomas L Gee - Weatherford, Mohammed I Dooply - Schlumberger, Keith Wilson Lynch - ConocoPhillips Co
This session explores performance and technical considerations for increased Wellbore Stability and Managed Pressure Drilling in the areas of lost circulation and MPD. It also offers a broad range of technologies that provide not only for greater safety but lower overall costs
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187099 Drilling Smart Lost Circulation Materials for Productive Zones A. Dahi Taleghani, A. Mansour, G. Li, Louisiana State University
0855-0920 187440 Losses? No Problem. Unconventional Solutions to Cure Unconventional Losses and Improve Wellbore Instability Problems in Saudi Arabia. T. Heinold, J.M. Shine, Saudi Aramco PE&D
0920-0945 187450 Solving Losses and Increasing the Drilling Window in Depleted Zones by Continuously Strengthening the Wellbore C. Falgout, G. De Stefano, M-I SWACO, A Schlumberger Company
0945-1010 187326 Leak off Test (LOT) Modeling for Inclined and Horizontal Wells K. Sun, University of Houston; R. Samuel, Halliburton
1040-1105 187155 Adaptive Real-Time Machine Learning-Based Alarm System for Influx and Loss Detection S. Unrau, Pason Systems Corporation; P. Torrione, CoVar Applied Technologies, Inc.
1105-1130 187039 Utilizing Managed Pressure Drilling To Overcome Narrow Drilling Margins During Liner Running and Cementing Operations H.P. Patil, Weatherford Drilling; A. Ruhl, C. Fancher, R. Gradishar, Chevron
1130-1155 187401 Drilling Successful Implementation of Automated Managed Pressure Drilling and Managed Pressure Cementing Techniques in the Troublesome Intermediate and Reservoir Sections of a Remote Well in the Peruvian Jungle Eliminates Wellbore Instability, Severe Fluid Losses and Differential Sticking O. Deplaude, F. Rojas, S.P. Borges, Schlumberger; C. Rojas Salazar, J. Caro, Repsol E&P Peru
187309 A Game of Horizontals: The Dance of Gas Intrusion and Migration Vs Mud-Weight Increase. R. Stone, A.S. Nauduri, Signa Engineering Corp.
Alternate 187424 Novel Application Of Elemental Aluminum And Zinc To Generate A Self-compressing Silicate System For Use In Lost Circulation And Conformance B.H. Cramer, BYK USA; M.J. McDonald, National Silicates Ltd.
Alternate 187151 Circulation Subs and Their Impact on Downhole Hydraulics J. Mccormick, G. Liu, Pegasus Vertex Inc
08:30 - 11:55
34  Applications of Well Stimulation Technology 214 C/D
Session Chairpersons Michael Thomas Hecker - ExxonMobil Development Co., Hubertus Victor Thomeer - BJ Services
Session Description: This session will look at the various hydraulic fracturing methods and technologies that are applied in well operations to increase ultimate recovery. The session will look at cause and effect and validate or invalidate tighter well spacing, effects of interference with nearby wells, perforation cluster efficiency, single versus multistage and inter stage isolation/diverter techniques.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187218 Increased Cluster Efficiency and Fracture Network Complexity Using Degradable Diverter Particulates to Increase Production: Permian Basin Wolfcamp Shale Case Study J. Barraza, C. Capderou, C. Lannen, M.C. Jones, Chevron North America E&P; A.K. Singh, Chevron ETC; A.G. Babey, C.D. Koop, A.M. Rahuma, Weatherford
0855-0920 187139 Re-Stimulation Strategy for Infill Well Development: A Comprehensive Field Case Study in the Bakken L. Ribeiro, Statoil; M. Rafiee, A.K. Schneider, Statoil Gulf Services LLC; J.E. Bryant, Statoil ASA
0920-0945 187192 Frac Hit Induced Production Losses: Evaluating Root Causes, Damage Location, Possible Prevention Methods and Success of Remedial Treatments G.E. King, Apache Corp.; M. Rainbolt, C. Swanson, Apache Corporation
0945-1010 187253 Case History - Continued Diagnostic Technology Integration to Completions in Horizontal Wolfcamp Shale Wells in the Delaware Basin L.W. Bazan, Bazan Consulting Inc; J. Parker, Noble Energy; A. Renze, Noble Energy Inc.; J. Thomas, Noble Energy; V.P. Tran, Bazan Consulting Inc
1040-1105 187080 Evaluation and Management of Stimulation Placement Control in Cemented Sleeve Completions P.T. Huckabee, Shell Exploration & Production Co; D. Ellis, B. Keable, V.N. Gouthaman, NCS Multistage; G.A. Ugueto, D.B. Nasse, Shell; J. Sawyer, Shell Exploration & Production Company
1105-1130 187358 The Road to Sustainably Improving Ultimate Recovery by Maximizing Cluster-Efficiency: Lessons Learned From a 153-stage Single-Entry Frac Job L. Castro, C. Henderson, M. Wilbourn, Baker Hughes inc
1130-1155 187244 Haynesville Horizontal Well Completions: What Has Been Learned Through Post-Stimulation Completion Diagnostics and How These Learnings Can Be Employed to Make Better Wells M.N. Warren, S. Jayakumar, C. Dempsey, R.A. Woodroof, Core Laboratories
Alternate 187368 Stress Management - First Open Hole Multi Stage Ball-Drop Completion in Khazzan A. Casero, BP America Inc; M. Rylance, A.M. Shueili, BP Exploration
Alternate 187177 Application of Pin-point Sand Jet Perforating Annular Fracturing in Multiple Coal Seams Unleashing Clean Energy in Southwest China K.K. Lee, TITAN Gas Technology; J.L. Chen, Y.J. Liu, Y.K. Li, X.Z. Zeng, Guizhou Natural Gas Investment Company; B. Zhou, Anton Oilfield Services Group; G. Hu, S.L. Wang, Guizhou Natural Gas Investment Company
08:30 - 11:55
35  3 Fs of Reservoir Geology & Geophysics: Fluids, Faults and Fractures 213 A/B
Session Chairpersons German Garcia, Maxim Kotenev - SASOL Petroleum Intl.
Reservoir Geology and Geophysics is not only about the rocks. Fluids, faults and fractures (the 3F) are also an integrated and often vital part of the discipline. This session presents a series of highly innovative methods to characterize the 3F, backed-up by a number of exciting field cases.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187371 Saturation Mapping in the Interwell Reservoir Volume: A New Technology Breakthrough A.F. Marsala, S. Lyngra, S.M. Ma, S. Alsaif, Saudi Aramco PE&D; P. Zhang, M.R. Abdel-Rahman, W. Abdallah, Schlumberger Saudi Arabia
0855-0920 187044 Reservoir Implications of a Spill-Fill Sequence of Reservoir Charge Coupled with Viscosity and Asphaltene Gradients from a Combination of Water Washing and Biodegradation J.C. Forsythe, Schlumberger Cambridge Research; R. Martin, M. O'Donnell, T. Martin, Premier Oil Company; I. De Santo, Schlumberger; R. Tyndall, J. Pye, Premier Oil Company; R.K. Nelson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; A. Pomerantz, J.A. Canas, Schlumberger; S. Kenyon-Roberts, Premier Oil Company; J.Y. Zuo, Schlumberger; C. Reddy, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; K.E. Peters, O.C. Mullins, Schlumberger
0920-0945 187042 A Practical Approach To Incorporate Data-driven 4d Seismic Inversion Information Into Flow Simulation History Matching A. Rey, Chevron North America E&P; J.L. Landa, Chevron ETC
0945-1010 187231 A Study of Connectivity and Baffles in a Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Reservoir Linking Downhole Fluid Analysis and Geophysics L. Chen, Schlumberger; J.C. Forsythe, Schlumberger Cambridge Research; T.W. Wilkinson, B. winkelman, TALOS ENERGY LLC; J. Meyer, DEEP GULF ENERGY COMPANIES; J.A. Canas, W. Xu, J.Y. Zuo, S.S. Betancourt, P. Lake, O.C. Mullins, Schlumberger
1040-1105 187131 Mapping the Natural Fracture Network in Shale using Artificial Intelligence S.D. Mohaghegh, West Virginia University
1105-1135 187153 Design, Field Testing, and Application of a new Through-the-bit Fullbore Microelectrical Imaging Tool in Unconventional Reservoirs of North America S. Bammi, P. Wells, M. Fredette, J. Toniolo, A. Mallick, H. Nguyen, E. Haddad, R.J. Laronga, J. Kherroubi, A. He, A. Gelman, A. Jarrot, Schlumberger; D. Fratarcangeli, T. Alcorn, T. Tipton, Tapstone Energy
1135-1155 187235 Genesis of High Permeable Thief Zones and Integrated Reservoir Modeling of Intense Heterogeneous Reef-flat Carbonates: a Case Study for Mishrif Formation of Rumaila Oilfield,Iraq Y. Zhu, Research Inst Petr Expl & Dev; X. Song, B. Song, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development; R. Jiang, GCC Group Corporation/GCC Energy Tech(Beijing) Co.LTD; C. Tian, Y. Li, Y. Gao, W. Zhang, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development
Alternate 187296 Solid and Soluble Products of Engineered Water/Rock Interactions in Eagle Ford Group Chemofacies L. Zhang, M. Tice, F. Marcantonio, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
Alternate 187228 The Inclusion of Two-Phase Fault Rock Properties into Upscaled Model: A Novel Flow-Based Geometrical Upscaling Approach M.S. Islam, Dhofar University; T. Manzocchi, University College Dublin
08:30 - 11:55
36  Advances in Reservoir Characterization and Description 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Mazher Hassan Ibrahim - Apache Corp., Chicheng Xu - BHP Billiton Petroleum
This session will investigate new petrophysical technologies and techniques to improve the determination of rock and fluid properties in conventional and unconventional reservoirs.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187264 Rapid and Consistent Identification of Stratigraphic Boundaries and Stacking Patterns in Well-logs - An Automated Process Utilizing Wavelet Transforms and Beta Distributions S. Ye, R. Wellner, P.A. Dunn, ExxonMobil
0855-0920 187289 Characterization of Reservoir Flow Units based on a Power-law equation of Permeability obtained from an Interacting Bundle of Leaky Tubes Model F. Civan, University of Oklahoma
0920-0945 187413 Using Pore-Body Size Distributions From NMR and PIA to Study Surface Relaxivity H. Khan, I. Chraibi, N. Diaz, Y. Zhang, University of Houston
0945-1010 187385 An Empirical Correlation of Permeability for Khuff Formation in Middle East M.H. Sheikh, King Fahd University of petroleum and minerals; M.L. Fraim, A. Abdulraheem, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; S. Abu Khamsin, King Fahd University of petroleum and minerals
1040-1105 187175 Advanced Characterization and Modeling of Rock-Fluids Dynamics and its Application in Unconventional Bakken Reservoirs H. Pu, University of North Dakota; Y. Li, InPetro Technologies Inc
1105-1135 187030 Logging Facies Classification and Permeability Evaluation:Graph Based Multi-Resolution Clustering X. Shi, Y. Cui, H. Lv, H. Yang, R. Li, Tianjin Branch of CNOOC Ltd
1135-1155 187180 Rate-Transient Analysis Based on Power-Law Behavior for Permian Wells W. Chu, N. Pandya, R.W. Flumerfelt, Pioneer Natural Resources; C.C. Chen, Kappa; R.S. Raghavan, ConocoPhillips Co
Alternate 187336 Stress-Induced Damage Evolution in Unconventional Shale Monitored by Acoustic Emission and Velocity Measurement G. Jin, S.S. Ali, A.A. Al Dhamen, Baker Hughes Saudi Arabia; M.R. Khodja, King Fahd Univeristy of Petroleum & Minerals
Alternate 187238 Integration of Measurements for 3D Mapping of Reservoir Structure and Fluids Around a Horizontal Well F. Antonsen, M.E. Oliveira, S. Petersen, C.T. Boyle, G. Digranes, R.W. Metcalfe, M. Constable, S.O. Stalheim, Statoil ASA; D.C. Salim, J.I. Alexander, M. Thiel, D. Omeragic, M. Etchebes, A. Bounaim, J. Seydoux, J. Denichou, Schlumberger
Alternate 187107 Data Driven Assessment of Rotary Sidewall Coring Performance V. Torlov, A.R. Al-belowi, C.S. Bonavides, Saudi Aramco PE&D
Alternate 187432 Real-Time Formation Evaluation and Contamination Prediction Through Inversion of Downhole Fluid Sampling Measurements M.R. Kristensen, N. Chugunov, Schlumberger
08:30 - 11:55
37  New Advances in Unconventional Transport and EOR 214 A
This session focuses on transport and pore level modeling in unconventional rocks and understanding the effect of rock properties on production.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0855 187287 Hindered Transport in Nanoporous Unconventional Reservoirs and Its Implications on IOR and Stimulation. J. Huseynova, E. Ozkan, Colorado School of Mines
0855-0920 187176 The Impact of Surfactant Imbibition and Adsorption on Improving Oil Recovery in the Wolfcamp and Eagle Ford Unconventional Reservoirs J.O. Alvarez, I.R. Saputra, D.S. Schechter, Texas A&M University
0920-0945 187076 Characterizing Pores and Saturation Distribution in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs S. Karimi, H. Kazemi, Colorado School of Mines
0945-1010 187398 Estimation of Relative Permeability and Residual Saturations in Organic-Rich Shale Samples from Bakken, Wolfcamp, Eagle Ford and Woodford Formations S.P. Ojha, S. Misra, A. Sinha, S. Dang, A. Tinni, C.H. Sondergeld, C.S. Rai, University of Oklahoma
1040-1105 187056 Effect of Poroelasticity, Pore Confinement, Molecular-to-Inertial Transport, and Threshold Pressure on Flow of Gas Through Hydraulically-Fractured Shale-gas Reservoirs F. Civan, University of Oklahoma
1105-1130 187120 A Unified Model for Evaluating Multiscale Gas Flow Capacity in Organic-rich Shale M. Chen, Y. Kang, Southwest Petroleum University; Z. Chen, K. Wu, University of Calgary; Y. Li, X. Li, C. Lin, Southwest Petroleum University
1130-1155 187068 Knudsen Diffusion in Gas Shales is Insignificant T.W. Patzek, King Abdullah University of Science & Tech
Alternate 187377 Novel Rock-on-a Chip (ROC) Approach Provides Insights for Well Interferences in Liquid-Rich Shale Plays K. He, L. Xu, Multi-Chem, a Halliburton Service
Alternate 187179 Study on Rich Gas EOR in Bakken Formation H. Pu, Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of North Dakota; Y. Li, InPetro Technologies Inc; Y. Zhou, Northeast Petroleum University
Alternate 187141 Modeling and Simulation of Transport Phenomena in Organic-Rich Marcellus Shale Rock Matrix J. Goral, M.D. Deo, The University of Utah
Alternate 187041 Phenomenological Correlation of Pressurization/Depressurization Hysteresis of Stress-Dependent Porosity and Permeability of Shale Reservoirs F. Civan, University of Oklahoma
08:30 - 11:55
SS 06  SPE Talent Taskforce: Managing the Oil Industry Cycles C 1
Moderator(s) Medhat M. Kamal - Chevron Corporation, Margaretha Catharina M Rijken - Chevron Corporation
Speaker(s) Sara Nall Ortwein - Exxon Mobil Corporation, D Nathan Meehan - Baker Hughes Inc, Anthony Robert Kovscek - Stanford University, Gregory John Solomon - Mitsui Oil Exploration Co Ltd
The Oil and Gas industry has seen its share of ups and downs. The SPE Talent Taskforce will hold a panel discussion to assist SPE members on how to navigate uncertain market conditions. Panelists will share their experiences of past industry cycles and what they have learned from these cycles and will address employee, students and employer perspectives. Based on past experiences the speakers will highlight the similarities and difference of the current industry cycle to maximize learning's for the audience. The panelists will leverage their vast industry experience and will share tips, tricks and skillsets that are important to the employee and students to weather the cyclic nature of the industry, and will address what employers can do to protect the talented skill pool from the industry cycle.
08:30 - 11:55
SS 07  TAMEST: Environmental and Community Impacts of Shale Oil and Gas Development in Texas: A Peer Reviewed Scientific Report C 2
Moderator(s) Kenneth E Arnold - WorleyParsons, Christine A Ehlig-Economides - University of Houston
Speaker(s) David T Allen - The University of Texas At Austin, Melinda Taylor - University of Texas School of Law, Danny Reible - The University of Texas At Austin, Brian Stump - Southern Methodist University, John Barton - Texas A&M University, Gene L Theodori - Sam Houston State U
Understanding the state of what is known and what is not known from a scientific standpoint about environmental and community impacts of shale development in Texas. The impact studies related to air, waters, seismicity, land use, transportation, and society. This session will discuss the findings for each of the six study areas.
09:00 - 14:00
10:10 - 10:40
12:00 - 13:45
14:00 - 17:00
38  Process and Monitoring 214 B
Session Chairpersons David Aron - Petroleum Development Consultants Ltd, Han Guoqing - China University of Petroleum
This session will present papers related to the processing of produced water, monitoring of sand and the leak detection.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187428 Calibration of Field and Laboratory Acoustic Sand Monitor Data in Multiphase Flow S.A. Shirazi, B.S. McLaury, University of Tulsa; V. Ponnagandla, The University of Tulsa
1425-1450 187158 Evaluation of Pipeline Sand Sampling Practices in Petroleum Industry H. Arabnejad Khanouki, S.A. Shirazi, B.S. McLaury, Y. Leng, University of Tulsa
1450-1515 187417 Evaluation of Software-based Early Leak Warning System in Gulf-of-Mexico Subsea Flowlines C. Thiberville, Louisiana State University (Petr. Eng. Dept); P.J. Waltrich, Louisiana State University; W.C. Williams, Louisisana State University; S.I. Kam, Louisiana State University
1545-1610 187389 Title: Novel Absorption Based Gas Removal Technology for Dirty Waters S. Crawford, O. Velastegui, Veolia Oil & Gas
1610-1635 187302 Treatment of Oilfield Produced Water for Surface Discharge at an Oil & Gas Water Reclamation Facility in California J. Korpiel, L. Nagghappan, B. Tranape, Veolia Water Technologies; D. Ferguson, Veolia North America
1635-1700 187109 Partial Processing: Produced Water Debottlenecking Unlocks Production on Offshore Thailand MOPU Platform C.H. Rawlins, A. Sinker, eProcess Technologies
Alternate 187323 Offshore Platform Maintenance Campaigns: Key Issues and Recommendations From a Case Study in Campos Basin, Brazil F.J. de Castro Moura Duarte, D. Da Encarnacao Gondim, P. Gomes Ferreira Da Costa, J.M. Viana de Quadros Bittencourt, M.P. Abracado, É. Silva, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Alternate 187257 Automatic Flare Stack Monitoring R. Janssen, Siqura B.V.; N. Sepasian, Siqura
Alternate 187184 In-situ Water Treatment and Reinjection in Subsea J. Xiao, texas a&m university
14:00 - 17:00
39  Production Optimization 216 A/B
Production optimization has always been of great interest to our industry. However in the current oil price environment, maximizing the value from existing assets is more critical now than ever. This session highlights the advances in production optimization of both unconventional and conventional reservoirs.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187104 Securing Long-Term Well Productivity of Horizontal Wells Through Optimization of Postfracturing Operations D.I. Potapenko, Schlumberger; B.C. Theuveny, Schlumberger Technology Corp.; J. Desroches, D.M. Willberg, P. Enkababian, K. Moncada, R. Williams, P. Deslandes, Schlumberger; N. Wilson, Cameron; R. Neaton, Schlumberger; M. Mikovich, Schlumberger Trinidad Inc.; Y. Han, G. Conort, Schlumberger
1425-1450 187106 Spatial and Temporal Relationships between Produced Gas and Water in Marcellus through Data Mining Analysis Q. Zhou, Penn State University; Y. Xiao, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; J.Y. Wang, Pennsylvania State University; R. Dilmore, U.S. Department of Energy National Technology Lab; A.N. Kleit, Pennsylvania State University
1450-1515 187157 Prediction of Fines Migration through Core Testing O. Karazincir, W.H. Williams, M.C. Rijken, Chevron Corporation
1545-1610 187046 Integrated Reservoir-Network Simulation Improves Modeling and Selection of Subsea Boosting Systems for a Deepwater Development G. Seth, Chevron ETC; E. Valbuena, S.H. Tam, Chevron Corporation; W.J. DaSie, H. Kumar, Chevron ETC; B.J. Arias, Chevron Geosciences Co.
1610-1635 187256 Production Optimization of Shenzi Field in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico P. Ashton, D. Cooper, J. Politte, C.E. Akajagbor, BHP Billiton; S. Lo, BHP Billiton Petroleum
1635-1700 187350 Proactive Data Driven Exception Based Surveillance: Field Examples C. Mata, A.J. Cuauro, Maersk Oil Qatar AS
Alternate 187237 Self-Assembling Nanoparticles: A Unique Method for Downhole Sand Consolidation R. Kalgaonkar, F.F. Chang, Saudi Aramco PE&D
Alternate 187190 Choke Management Under Wellbore, Completion and Reservoir Constraints E. Karantinos, M.M. Sharma, The University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187263 Modeling of Production Decline Caused by Fines Migration in Deep Water Reservoirs Y. Tan, Y. Li, R. Wu, M.C. Rijken, O. Karazincir, W.H. Williams, K.S. Zaki, Chevron ETC
14:00 - 17:00
40  Artificial Lift: Applications and Case Histories 212 A/B
Session Chairpersons Rick Stanley - Baker Hughes, Hassan Karimi - Schlumberger Oilfield Services
This session will highlight various artificial lift technologies and applied intelligent data management studies to help extend run times, improve economics and/or solve challenging production issues. Global focus areas will include onshore, offshore, new, mature, harsh environment wells and even those wells that were previously thought to be plug and abandonment candidates. Excellent studies are reviewed including an inverted ESP application for water coning, a rigless ESP installation, a 400 well focused study and automation that extended pump life by four times, reviving mature wells, a look at high pressure gaslift and the application of the worlds longest intelligent stroke reciprocating pump.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187292 Inverted ESP Changing the Game in Water Coning Control in Water Drive Reservoirs - North Kuwait Case Study E.P. Anthony, N. Al-Maqsseed, S.Z. Elaila, Kuwait Oil Company
1425-1450 187319 Intelligent Longest Stroke Reciprocating Pumping System for Production and Cost Optimization D.M. Kennedy, M.G. Ghareeb, A. WOO, SSI Lift
1450-1515 187079 Smart Alarming for intelligent surveillance of Electrical Submersible Pump Systems M. Adesanwo, O.O. Bello, Baker Hughes Inc; S. Lazarus, Baker Hughes RDS; S.T. Denney, Baker Hughes Inc
1545-1610 187164 Advancing Electric Submersible Pump Alternative Deployment Technology: An Overview and Case Study B.A. Roth, J. Xiao, Saudi Aramco PE&D; J.J. Mack, Baker Hughes; Y.S. Sarawaq, Baker Hughes Saudi Arabia; A. Helvenston, GE Oil and Gas
1610-1635 187443 High Pressure Gas-lift: Is Industry Missing a Potentially Huge Application to Horizontal Wells? D. Elmer, W.G. Elmer, Encline Artificial Lift Technologies LLC
1635-1700 187363 Artificial Lift Strategy Selection for The Re-Activation of Abandoned Wells A. Escobar Patron, L.J. Suarez, G.O. Alvarez Torrado, Schlumberger
Alternate 187029 Development of a Solar-ESP based Wellhead System for Remote Wellhead Operations in Marginal Oilfields F. Idachaba, Covenant University; E. Wokoma, Shell
Alternate 187215 Implementation of ESPCP Technology to Decrease Well Intervention Index in Casabe Field C.C. Tello Bahamon, C. Reyes Hill, C. Sanita, R.G. Artola, J.L. Garcia Laszuk, Schlumberger; E. Martinez, Ecopetrol
Alternate 187101 Field-wide Automation Reduces Failures, Lowers Lifting Costs in Wolfcamp Field R.J. Messer, Dover Energy Automation Production Optimization; J. Nevins, Discovery Natural Resources
14:00 - 17:00
41  Flow Control and Measurement 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Michael Linley Fripp - Halliburton Energy Services Group, Nicholas Jacob Clem - Baker Hughes Inc, Claudia Margaret Zettner - Exxon Mobil Corporation
This session showcases new technology and case studies for wellbore monitoring and inflow control.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187185 On/off Icd Well Performance Assessment Below An Esp Using Intelligent Chemical Inflow Tracer Technology In A Brown Field In Kuwait. M.A. Siddiqui, B.S. Al-Matar, M.D. Almutairi, R. Mankala, Kuwait Oil Company; S. Qayyum, ResMan AS; A. Prusakov, Resman; E. Leung, ResMan AS; A. Ali, Middle East OilField Services; M.F. Al-Abdulwahab, Kuwait Oil Company
1425-1450 187075 Multi-Zone Cased Hole Frac-Packs and Intelligent Well Systems Improve Recovery in Subsea Gas Fields M. Nozaki, R.C. Burton, W.W. Gilbert, G. Fleming, J. Leitch, V.J. Pandey, M.D. Adams, E.M. Peterson, L. Zhou, A.W. Ray, ConocoPhillips Co
1450-1515 187279 Inflow Control Device Injection and Production Validation Testing - Best Practices G.L. Tayloe, Stress Engineering Services Inc; J. Bryan, Stress Engineering Services Inc.; C.S. Mayer, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; M. Jackson, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company; C.E. Shuchart, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.
1545-1610 187047 Detecting Poor Cement Bonding and Zonal Isolation Problems using Magnetic Cement Slurries S.D. Nair, The University of Texas At Austin; T.W. Patzek, King Abdullah University of Science & Tech; E. van Oort, The University of Texas At Austin
1610-1635 187305 Innovative Use of Quartz-Based Array-Sensing Technology Provides Real-Time Visualization and Data Analytics to Decipher Fluid-Flow Patterns in Unconventional Plays E.A. Garcia, C. Allen, Halliburton
1635-1700 187416 Novel Use of Application-Specific Integrated Circuits in Quartz-Based Downhole Permanent Monitoring Gauges Increases Reliability Estimates in High Temperature Applications E.A. Garcia, A. Balasubramanian, Halliburton
Alternate 187288 Combining Passive and Autonomous Inflow Control Devices in a Tri-lateral Horizontal Well in the Alvheim Field K. Langaas, E. Jeurissen, Aker BP ASA; H.K. Abay, ResMan AS
Alternate 187118 New B Annulus Pressure Control System Simplifies Casing Design Subsea. A North Sea Case Study Evaluation of Casing Design Simulations and Mitigation Tool Functionality from B Annulus Monitoring Data. E. Kvinnesland, Statoil; S. Sevatdal, TCO
Alternate 187391 Intelligent Multizone Subsea Completions Installation: Successful Case History in the Jangkrik Field, Indonesia J. Poizat, Schlumberger; N. Ikechukwu, S. Magna, G. Ripa, J.K. Sare, Eni; O. Villalba, D. Yi, B.E. Tsangueu, Schlumberger
14:00 - 17:00
42  Zonal Isolation / Welllbore Integrity 217 A
Session Chairpersons Thomas Heinold - Saudi Aramco PE&D, Martijn Bogaerts - Schlumberger
This session will explore optimizing cement displacement and evaluation, expandable tubulars, and new chemical plugs.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187388 Reducing BOP Testing Costs During Wireline Logging Campaigns J. Stroud, S. Brouwer, R. Basu, G. Bailey, Shell International Exploration and Production
1425-1450 187318 Polymer Plugs for Well Control T. Nedwed, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Co.; W.R. Meeks, ExxonMobil Development Co.; K.S. Kulkarni, R. Jain, D. Mitchell, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
1450-1515 187460 The Study on Expandable Tubulars Collapse Performance and the Development of Risk Based Design Collapse Strength X. Long, Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc; S. Roggeband, H. Pasaribu, Shell Global Solutions International B.V.; M. Jabs, Shell EP-Americas; F.J. Klever, BetaTech Consulting
1545-1610 187409 Real Time Cement Displacement Tracking using Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors Q. Wu, S.D. Nair, E. van Oort, The University of Texas At Austin; A. Guzik, Neubrex Co, Ltd; K. Kishida, Neubrex Co., Ltd.
1610-1635 187461 Application of new Interpretation Workflows that Improve Cement Evaluation in Presence of Microannulus Y. Issabekov, Schlumberger Oilfield UK Plc; R.S. Kalyanaraman, Services Techniques Schlumberger; O.J. Gout, Statoil ASA; T. Ben Haoua, Schlumberger Data & Consulting Services; H. Benaicha, Schlumberger
1635-1700 187431 Quantification of in-situ Cement Contamination by Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducer Technology: An Integrated Approach to Improved Zonal Isolation D.K. Khatri, Baker Hughes; A. Bottiglieri, Baker Hughes Inc; R. Das, Baker Hughes
Alternate 187108 Improving Drilling and Well Construction Efficiencies With the Deployment of a Remotely Activated Liner Hanger System A.A. Munshi, Baker Hughes Inc; E. Halfmann, K. O'Connor, S. McMahon, M. Carmody, Baker Hughes, Inc.
Alternate 187438 Full-Range Quantitative Cement Bond Evaluation with LWD sonic: The Right Way of Approach Using a Hybrid of Amplitude and Attenuation W. Izuhara, H. Yamamoto, M. Blyth, Schlumberger
Alternate 187219 A Robust Model to Estimate the Mud Loss into Naturally Fractured Formations M.N. Bychina, G. Muramthookil Thomas, Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Houston
14:00 - 17:00
43  Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Mechanisms 214 C/D
Session Chairpersons Hemant Ashok Phale - Chevron ETC, Eric Delamaide - IFP Technologies Canada Inc.
This EOR session will cover a wide range of topics of immediate interest for the industry, including the use of gas to improve recovery in tight oil, low salinity water injection, and additives for SAGD. The use of tracers to improve reservoir understanding and EOR performances will also be discussed.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187312 Mechanistic Simulation Study of Heated-Ethane Injection for Tight-Oil Recovery in Hydraulically-Fractured, Heterogeneous Reservoirs M. Wang, R. Okuno, University of Texas At Austin
1425-1450 187086 Quantifying Lab Scale Uncertainty Associated With Low Salinity Water Flooding Using Statistical Learning M. Zechner, OMV Austria; L. Li, A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University
1450-1515 187276 Improving EOR Simulations and Reducing the Subsurface Uncertainty using Downscaling Conditioned to Tracer Data A. Chawathe, Chevron Corporation; H. Hoteit, King Abdullah University of Science & Tech; V.A. Torrealba, Pennsylvania State University
1545-1610 187211 A Comprehensive Model for Investigation of CO2-EOR with Nanopore Confinement in the Bakken Tight Oil Reservoir Y. Zhang, China University of Geosciences Beijing; W. Yu, Texas A & M University; Y. Di, Peking University; K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin
1610-1635 187425 Impact of Relative Permeability Hysteresis on WAG Injectivity: Modeling and Experimental Study Y. Chen, S. Wu, D. Zhou, A. Chawathe, A. Inouye, Chevron Energy Technology Company
1635-1700 187427 Classification of Reservoir Heterogeneity for SAGD and ES-SAGD: Under What Type of Heterogeneity is ES-SAGD More Likely to Lower SOR? A. Venkatramani, University of Alberta; R. Okuno, University of Texas At Austin
Alternate 187273 3-D Visual Experiments on Fluid Flow Behavior of Water flooding and Gas Flooding in Fractured-Vuggy Carbonate Reservoir M. Qu, Research Institute of Enhanced Oil Recovery, China University of Petroleum
Alternate 187400 Interpretation of Interwell Chemical Tracer Tests in Layered Heterogeneous Reservoirs with Crossflow T. Shen, W. Tian, R. Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 187182 Comparative Study of Oil-Dilution Capability of Dimethyl Ether (DME) and Hexane as Steam Additives for CSS and SAGD K. Baek, F.J. Arguelles, K. Sheng, R. Okuno, University of Texas At Austin
14:00 - 17:00
44  Novel Application of Geophysical Techniques to Monitor Reservoir Performance 213 A/B
Session Chairpersons Robert James Tester - Exxon Mobil Corporation
Discussions in this session will reflect on microseismic data, density changes and analytical methods
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187282 Proximity Sensing: a Novel Approach to Reservoir Saturation Monitoring Using High Frequency Electromagnetic Pulses J.M. Servin, E.S. Ellis, H. Schmidt, Saudi Aramco PE&D
1425-1450 187310 History Matching Near-Continuous Seismic Surveys Using Seismic Onset Times at the Peace River Unit, Canada G. Hetz, A. Datta-gupta, H. Kim, Texas A&M University; J.K. Przybysz-Jarnut, Shell Global Solutions International BV
1450-1515 187382 Characterization of Gas Swept-Zone Evolution Using Pressure Pulse Testing Analysis M. Shakiba, The University of Texas At Austin; S. Hosseini, Bureau of Economic Geology
1545-1610 187124 Reservoir Surveillance With 4DVSP - A Case Study in a Kuwait EOR Steam Flood Project J. Tinnin, Baker Hughes Inc.; A. Al-Mutairi, Z. Ren, Kuwait Oil Company; S. RANDAZZO, Baker Hughes Inc.; A. Paré, Baker Hughes, Inc
1610-1635 187035 A New Look at Microseismic Data towards Maximizing Hydrocarbon Recovery Through Hydraulic Fracturing J. Behura, Seismic Science LLC
1635-1700 187224 Density Changes And Reservoir Compaction From In-situ Calibrated 4D Gravity And Subsidence Measured At The Seafloor H. Ruiz, R. Agersborg, L.T. Hille, M. Lien, J. Lindgard, M. Vatshelle, OCTIO Gravitude
Alternate 187331 Analytical Method for Voidage Replacement Ratio Calculation in Reservoirs With Quasicritical Fluids O. Rosario, J.C. Fernandez Hernandez, Petrolera RN LTD; Y.V. Villar, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Alternate 187441 Improved Monitoring System for Heavy Oil SAGD Wells C. Baldwin, Weatherford
Alternate 187178 Investigation of Pressure Profiles of Reservoirs with Wells Under Transient, Unstable Flow P. Cavalcanti De Sousa, Texas A&M University; A. Posenato, The University of Texas at Austin; P.J. Waltrich, Louisiana State University
Alternate 187290 A Semi-analytical Model for Pressure Transient Analysis of Fractured Horizontal Wells in Unconventional Plays with Arbitrarily Distributed Fracture Networks Z. Chen, K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin
14:00 - 17:00
45  Latest Developments in Formation Testing 217 B/C
Session Chairpersons Calvin W Kessler - Kessler-Petro LLC, Randahl Dean Roadifer - Memorial Resource Development LLC
This session will focus on cutting-edge developments in well testing technology, fluid sampling, and interpretation methods.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187394 A Novel Well Testing Inversion Method for Characterization of Non-Darcy Flow Behavior in Low Permeability Reservoirs L. Luo, S. Cheng, Y. Wang, H. Yu, China University of Petroleum-Beijing; G. Qin, University of Houston
1425-1450 187094 Pressure Transient Analysis for Unique shale Gas Condensate Well, Actual Field Case M.H. Ibrahim, Apache Corp.; C.D. Pieprzica, Apache Corporation
1450-1515 187324 A New Environmentally Friendly Technique to Extend the Limits of Transient Pressure Testing and Sampling Using Wireline Tools C. Ayan, V.K. Mishra, Schlumberger; K.O. Eriksen, J.E. Van der Hoek, Statoil ASA; T.J. Thorne, Statoil Canada Ltd.
1545-1610 187242 Integration of all Wireline Formation Data for Reservoir Characterization and Connectivity Determination in Ultradeep Water and High Pressure: Wilcox Formation, Gulf of Mexico A.S. Eyuboglu, V. Jambunathan, M. Azari, W. Khan, H. Hadibeik, J. Haack, Halliburton; C.L. Bargas, Cobalt International Energy; M. Khan, Cobalt International
1610-1635 187040 Dynamic Data Analysis with New Automated Workflows for Enhanced Formation Evaluation M.A. Proett, ARAMCO Services Company; S.M. Ma, N.M. Al-Musharfi, J.S. Deering, M. Berkane, A. Kumar, Saudi Aramco PE&D
1635-1700 187277 The Critical Role of Asphaltene Gradients and Data Integration in Reservoir Fluid Geodynamic Analyses O.C. Mullins, H. Dumont, V.K. Mishra, Schlumberger; A. Gomez, Chevron North America E&P; T.W. Wilkinson, Talos Energy LLC; B. Winkelman, Talos Energy; R. DiPrimio, Lundin; S. Uchytil, Hess; N.R. Nagarajan, S.R. Strauss, Hess Corp.; M. ODonnell, Premier; D.J. Seifert, Saudi Aramco (UPDC); H. Elshahawi, Shell; L. Chen, T. Pfeiffer, V.V. Achourov, Schlumberger; M. Zeybek, Schlumberger Saudi Arabia; J.Y. Zuo, J.C. Forsythe, S.S. Betancourt, A.B. Andrews, A. Pomerantz, Schlumberger
Alternate 187434 A Novel Clustering Algorithm for Formation Test Interpretation H. Chok, J. Hemsing, Weatherford
Alternate 187193 Estimating In-Situ Relative Permeability and Capillary Pressure from Joint Inversion of Array Resistivity and Formation Test Data L. Liang, Schlumberger; J. Zhu, Liberty Mutual Insurance; F. Wang, MIT; J. Chen, Microsoft; T. Habashy, A. Abubakar, Schlumberger
Alternate 187420 Integration of Pressure and Rate Transient Analysis for Transverse and Longitudinal Multistage Fractured Horizontal First Unconventional Gas Well in Egypt M.S. Mohamed, Khalda Petroleum; M.H. Ibrahim, Apache Corp.
14:00 - 17:00
46  Recovery process for challenging rock-fluid systems 214 A
This session focuses on recovery processes in heavy oil systems and low permeability formations. Some of the technologies that will be presented include: Asphaltene induced formation damage during depletion, formation of fuel during in-situ combustion, silica nanoparticles and air injection for recovery enhancement; steam application in horizontal wells, coupled solvent-SAGD processes, chemical and smart waterflooding for improved recovery in carbonates and sandstone rocks.
Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1425 187053 Experimental Investigation of Asphaltene-Induced Formation Damage due to Pressure Depletion of Live Reservoir Fluids in Porous Media O. Mohammadzadeh, S.D. Taylor, D. Eskin, J. Ratulowski, Schlumberger
1425-1450 187362 Increased Asphaltenes Surface Aids Fuel Formation with the Presence of Clays during In-Situ Combustion N.B. Ismail, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
1450-1515 187096 Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Silica Nanoparticles in Carbonate Rocks R. Jiang, K. Li, R.N. Horne, Stanford University
1545-1610 187453 Assessing Single Eos Predictivity Using Pvt Properties Of A Wet-gas Reservoir B.N. Al-ghamdi, C.H. Pardo, Saudi Aramco PE&D
1610-1635 187258 Design and Operational Experience with Horizontal Steam Injectors in the Kern River Field R.S. Buell, G. Dulac, E. Riege, M.J. Wells, R. Gurton, Chevron Corporation; M. Shirdel, J. Sims, T. Gorham, Chevron Energy Technology Company
1635-1700 187274 Chemical Flooding in Low Permeability Carbonate Rocks K.K. Mohanty, P. Ghosh, H. Sharma, The University of Texas at Austin
Alternate 187311 Interfacial Rheology and Rock-Fluid Interactions Responses During Smart Waterflooding in Berea Cores M. Mohamed, V. Alvarado, University of Wyoming
Alternate 187259 Experimental and Modeling Study of Bitumen-Solvent Interactions in Expanding Solvent SAGD (ES-SAGD) Process S. Eghbali, H. Dehghanpour, University of Alberta
Alternate 187294 Non-Equilibrium Solvent-SAGD Simulation Via Pore Scale Heat Conduction and Dispersion B. Bayestehparvin, University of Calgary; S.S. Farouq Ali, H.O.R. Tech Ltd; J. Abedi, University of Calgary
Alternate 187420 Integration of Pressure and Rate Transient Analysis for Transverse and Longitudinal Multistage Fractured Horizontal First Unconventional Gas Well in Egypt M.S. Mohamed, Khalda Petroleum; M.H. Ibrahim, Apache Corp.
14:00 - 17:00
SS 08  Production and Operations Advisory Committee: Can Unmanned Vehicles and Robotics create a Step Change in the Oil Industry? C 1
Moderator(s) Hisham N H Saadawi - Ringstone Petroleum Consultants LLC
Speaker(s) Susan Smith Nash - AAPG, Bob Christ - SeaTrepid International LLC
For decades, the oil industry has used remotely operated vehicles (ROV's). They have been instrumental in the development of offshore fields. ROVs are only one class of what is commonly known as unmanned vehicles (UVs), which are increasingly finding more applications in the industry in sea, land, and air. Some IOCs, NOCs and service companies are adopting the emerging technologies of UVs to various applications to perform and support their operations. UV's are used to monitor the environment on lad, sea, and air, to improve efficiency of operations, and enhance asset integrity and minimize exposure of personnel to dangerous environments.
14:00 - 17:00
SS 09  HSSE Advisory Committee: Stakeholder Challenges for Infrastructure Development C 2
Moderator(s) Trey Shaffer - Environmental Resources Mgmt
A panel of experts will focus on difficulties, delays and cost for energy transportation routes. The impact that it is making due to the current approval process, need to be streamlined.

Thursday, October 12

08:00 - 17:00