SPE Latin American and Caribbean Mature Fields Symposium 15 - 16 Mar 2017 Fiesta Bahia Hotel Salvador, Bahia, Brazil


Tuesday, March 14

14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00

Wednesday, March 15

07:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 10:00
SE01  Opening Plenary Session Iris A-B
Moderator(s) Claudio Jose Alves Furtado - Petrobras, Fernando Diego Bertomeu - OilProduction.net
Speaker(s) Marcos Faerstein - Corporate Manager for Reservoir Engineering, Petrobras, Fabiano Garcia Lobato - Head of Research Center Rio, Statoil do Brasil, Carlos Sarmiento - Latin America Sales & Commercial VP, Schlumberger
10:30 - 12:00
01  Reservoir Management and Surveillance Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Eduardo Alejandro Idrobo - Ecopetrol-ICP, Eugenio Ferrigno - Lufkin Argentina S.A.
Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 184909 Production & Operations The Shushufindi Revolution: New Life and a Brighter Future for a Giant D.I. Meza, E. Gozalbo, P.A. Whitney, R. Clayton, C.M. Fonseca, J.A. Hurtado, R.M. Henson, Schlumberger; E. Chicango, Consorcio Shushufindi SA; D. Reyes, Tecpetrol; R. Leon, Petroamazonas
1100-1130 184951 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Enhancing Reservoir Understanding in Mature Fields: Adjoint-State Method Applied to a Semi-Synthetic Model D.D. Awofodu, L. Ganzer, Clausthal University of Technology; H. Almuallim, FirmSoft Technologies Inc.
1130-1200 184958 Management & Information Comparative Analysis of the Socioeconomic and Regulatory E&P Scenarios in Mature Fields and Marginal Wells in Brazil, the United States and Canada C. Mendes De Souza Barbosa, T.M. Abreu, A. Morcelli Badiani, V. Menezes Vieira, P.S. Rodrigues de Araújo, Universidade Salvador - UNIFACS
10:30 - 12:00
02  Mature Field Management: Efficiency and Cost Control Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Claudia Angelica Rubio Arvilla - Fundacion Universidad de America, Marcelo Hirschfeldt - OilProduction.net
Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 184922 Completions Channel Fracturing Long Term Evaluation Shows Increased Recovery Rate, San Jorge Gulf Basin, Argentina D. Perea, D. Benitez, F. Bruna, Sipetrol; M.R. Lederhos, A. Diaz, A. Farfan Taibo, Schlumberger
1100-1130 184937 Management & Information Practical Management in Mature Field Operations C.M. Hirschfeldt, F.D. Bertomeu, G. Lobato-Barradas, Oil Production Consulting
1130-1200 184932 Production & Operations Increasing Production by Diagnosing Well Productivity: A Case Study for Other Mature Fields A. Montilva, F.C. Peretti Leiva, L.J. Rodriguez, Halliburton; O. Rosario, J.C. Torrealba, M. Martinez, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Alternate 184927 Production & Operations Comparative Analysis of Two-Phases Flow in Porous Media in Two Different Configurations of Wells Through 3D Numerical Simulation Using OpenFOAM
C.S. Vivas, A.F. Britto, I.C. da Cunha Lima, SENAI-Cimatec; A.T. da Cunha Lima, UFBA; M.P. de Almeida, UFC
13:30 - 15:00
03  Reservoir Characterization, Finding New Opportunities in Mature Fields I Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Eduardo Alejandro Idrobo - Ecopetrol-ICP, Tiaraju Piaia Bernardi - Petrobras
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 184905 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Reservoir Characterization to Assess Large Field Opportunity in Los Perales Field, Golfo San Jorge Basin, Argentina D.G. Perez, G. Pedersen, R. Lehu, A. Thompson, E. Morettini, YPF SA
1400-1430 184910 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Streamlines Versus Conventional Simulation for Complex and High Resolution Models J. Ursule, E.A. Farina Saint Selve, YPF
1430-1500 184930 Reservoir Description & Dynamics The Simplified Pressure Test of Onshore Mature Fields in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin - Mathematical Model and Interpretation Procedure L. Kubota, Petrobras S.A.
13:30 - 15:00
04  Artificial Lift Systems Problems and Their Solutions Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Claudia Angelica Rubio Arvilla - Fundacion Universidad de America, Marcelo Hirschfeldt - OilProduction.net
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 Downhole Linear Reducers Researches E. Ferrigno, Consultant
1400-1430 184916 Production & Operations New Concepts for Running ESP Between Producing Zones in Deep Wells at High Temperature F.L. Baieli, Tecpetrol S.A.; R. Teves, R.A. Oyarzun, M. Russo, J.C. Pires, V. Devincenti, GE Oil & Gas - Artificial Lift
1430-1500 184899 Production & Operations Development of a Fatigue Corrosion Resistant Steel for Sucker Rods M. Buhler, F.R. Camara Guillet, E. Lopez, M. Pereyra, Tenaris
15:30 - 17:00
05  Waterflooding and EOR I Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Marcos Faerstein - Petrobras, Thiago Alvim Dutra - Statoil do Brasil
Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 184908 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integrating a Data Driven Model into a Multilayer Pattern Waterflood Simulator M. Fraguio, A. Lacivita, J. Valle, M. Marzano, Interfaces SA; M. Storti, CIMEC (CONICET-UNL)
1600-1630 184956 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Determining the Swept Efficiency of Waterflooding Using Tracers M.A. de Melo, A.R. Almeida, Petrobras
1630-1700 185268 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Evaluation of Novel Products Applicable to Enhanced Oil Recovery M.L. Legarto, I.N. Vega, D.G. Robledo, V. Bordenave, YPF Tecnología SA
Alternate 184904 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Optimization of Foamy Oil Production in Horizontal Wells C. Temizel, Aera Energy; K. Balaji, A. Suhag, R. Ranjith, Z. Peksaglam, University of Southern California; Z. Wijaya, HESS; T. Inceisci, Turkish Petroleum; E.R. Abdelfatah, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 184907 Reservoir Description & Dynamics New Insight on the Polymer Flooding to Mature Fields I.P. Silva, Petrobras; E.F. Lucas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Alternate 184945 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Novel Residual Oil Saturation and End Point Water Relative Permeability Prediction Model for Smart Waterflood Using a Stepwise Multivariable Regression Technique T. Kadeethum, H.K. Sarma, B.B. Maini, University of Calgary
15:30 - 17:00
06  Monitoring and Optimization Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Marcelo Hirschfeldt - OilProduction.net, Thiago Fructuoso - Weatherford Pty. Ltd.
Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 184947 Production & Operations An Alert-Based Monitoring System to Evaluate a Water Injection Pilot in the Shushufindi Field, Ecuador L.A. Paredes, C. Fonseca, D.I. Meza, C.A. Torres Ayala, R.M. Henson, P.A. Whitney, J.P. Lafournere, Schlumberger; G. Ponce, PetroAmazonas EP
1600-1630 184923 Projects, Facilities & Construction A Mechatronic Platform for Measurement and Study of Ultrasonic Wave Fields C.M. Dos Santos, P. Regnier, I. Pepe, J. Alfonzo, L. Silva, V. Vidal, J. Júnior, Universidade Federal da Bahia
1630-1700 184948 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Case Study: Pressure-Transient Analysis behind Oil Production Hike in a Mature Onshore Field in the Brazilian Northeast L. Kubota, F. Souto, Petrobras S.A.

Thursday, March 16

07:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 10:00
07  Produced Water Management (Operational Considerations) Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Claudio Jose Alves Furtado - Petrobras, Federico Luis Baieli - Tecpetrol S.A.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 184931 Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility Water Management Experience in Mature Basin in South Argentina C.M. Hirschfeldt, F.D. Bertomeu, Oil Production Consulting
0900-0930 184960 Drilling Cuttings and Waste Injection Disposal Management: An Environmentally Attractive Solution for Amazonian Oil Field J.C. Rodriguez, L. Paredes Aguiar, L. Sandoval, C. Oyatomari, M.A. Naranjo Leon, A.P. Baranova, A. Romero, P. Lema, P. Gonzalez, Schlumberger; M. Orosco, G. Ponce, Petroamazonas
0930-1000 184893 Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility The Use of WalnutShell Filtration with Enhanced Media for Reduction and/or Elimination of Upstream Produced Water Treatment Equipment
S. Wiercinski, E. Lorge, M. Patterson, Siemens
08:30 - 10:00
08  Drilling and Completion in Mature Field Environment Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Adolpho S A W De Souza - Schlumberger, Robert F Ziegler - Weatherford International Ltd.
Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 184924 Drilling Turbodrilling System and Diamond-Impregnated Bit Saved Three Trips in a Hard Carbonate Reservoir R. Murillo, F.G. Guzman Rangel, E. Melo, O. Luna Gonzalez, D.A. Romero, D. Beltran, Schlumberger
0900-0930 184896 Management & Information Method To Improve Human Resource Allocation in Project Teams Using Simulation: An Application to a Well Engineering Team G.A. Lira, M. Pedrassa, I.G. Veiga, C.E. Torres, A.S. Santos, Petrobras
0930-1000 184946 Drilling Collapse Analysis of Perforated Pipes Under External Pressure K. Beltran Jimenez, T. Netto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Alternate 184952 Completions A Challenging Workover in an Offshore Fixed Platform - Accessing Bypassed Hydrocarbons F.F. Fernandes, L. Nakajima, PetroRio S.A.; V.F. Rodrigues, VFRiends Ltda
Alternate 184921 Drilling Cementing Solution To Decrease Water Cut After Fracturing Operations W. Zhang, J. Xie, Z. Du, PetroChina Xinjiang Oilfield Company; Y. Zheng, J. Qi, J. Ma, CNPC Xibu Drilling Engineering Company Ltd; Y. Guo, P. Guo, Y. Liu, L. Niu, Schlumberger
10:30 - 12:00
09  Production Engineering Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Marcelo Hirschfeldt - OilProduction.net, Gerardo Lobato-Barradas - Consultant
Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 184919 Production & Operations Experimental Study of the Dynamics and Stability of Intermittent Gas-Lift in a Laboratory Scale Model N. Alahmed, S.N. Bordalo, Universidade Estadual De Campinas
1100-1130 184900 Projects, Facilities & Construction Dynamic Online Planning Operations System for Heavy Crude Oil Pipeline Network D. Arce, C. Valdez, Pemex; A. Torres Montiel, C. Collado, Schlumberger
1130-1200 184933 Production & Operations Influence of Well Control Parameters in the Development of Petroleum Fields Under Uncertainties D.R. Santos, D.J. Schiozer, Universidade Estadual De Campinas
Alternate 184913 Production & Operations Surveillance Service Reduces Time to Restart 42 ESP Wells to 2.8 Hours: A Real Case J.C. Rodriguez, M. Berdugo Herrera, D.G. Moreno Guerra, E.A. Cifuentes Ramirez, D. Marquez, M. Paredes, A. Esquivel, E. Gozalbo Sanchez, B.C. Gornescu, J.M. Carrera Zanafria, Schlumberger; J. Tarco, Petroamazonas
10:30 - 12:00
10  Well Integrity: New Technologies and Management Systems Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Adolpho S A W De Souza - Schlumberger, Robert F Ziegler - Weatherford International Ltd.
Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 184902 Drilling Effect of Pressure Depletion on Stress Field and Casing Load Alteration in Mature Fields: A Case Study P. Zhang, S. Zhang, N. Hu, F. Zhang, F. Makhmoor, J. Sandoval, Halliburton
1100-1130 184928 Completions Study and Simulation of Matrix Acidizing in Sandstones Reservoirs Applied to Injection Wells of the Mature Fields M.S. Guimaraes, T. de Albuquerque Grana, S. Sarkis, Universidade Federal do Amazonas
1130-1200 184957 Management & Information Real-Time Monitoring Enables Control and Evaluation of Cementing Operations J.L. Torres Salcedo, F. Martinez, S.J. Yepez, O.F. Cardoso, F. Moretti, J.R. Contreras Escalante, Schlumberger
13:30 - 15:00
11  Waterflooding and EOR II Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Claudio Jose Alves Furtado - Petrobras, Jorge Luis Barrios - Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 184894 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Formation Damage Associated With Nanoparticles Transport in Porous Media E. Abdelfatah, M. Pournik, B. Shiau, J. Harwell, University of Oklahoma
1400-1430 184950 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Improving Oil Recovery in Mature Field With Innovative Completion Solution: Dumpflood Application N.H. Devia Orjuela, P. Aguinaga, C. Gonzalez, Baker Hughes; J. Reina, L. Gil, F. Bonilla, L. Nino Hernandez, Ecopetrol
1430-1500 184889 Reservoir Description & Dynamics EOR Feasibility for Mexico's Mature Fields K. Alvarado, A.L. Cruces, C. Menendez, Schlumberger
Alternate 184935 Production & Operations An Analysis of Scale Buildup in Seawater Injection of Waterflooding Operations C. Temizel, Aera Energy LLC-EBS; D. Thanon, Texas A&M University; T. Inceisci, Turkish Petroleum; K. Balaji, A. Suhag, R. Ranjith, University of Southern California; Z. Wijaya, HESS; E.R. Abdelfatah, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 184934 Management & Information Sandpack Filterability- Faster Way to Screen Polymers and Measure Resistance Factors for Laboratory and Field Applications for EOR J. Rane, S. Howard, F.M. Fournier, Kemira Chemicals
Alternate 185268 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Evaluation of Novel Products Applicable to Enhanced Oil Recovery M.L. Legarto, I.N. Vega, D.G. Robledo, V. Bordenave, YPF Tecnología SA
13:30 - 15:00
12  Reservoir Characterization, Finding New Opportunities in Mature Fields II Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Tiaraju Piaia Bernardi - Petrobras, Eduardo Alejandro Idrobo - Ecopetrol-ICP
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 184940 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A New Method for Calculating Individual Layer Permeability and Skin in a Multilayer Reservoir Using Production Logging Data: The Delta Transient Method M.D. Galvao, C. Guimaraes, Petrobras
1400-1430 184903 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Producing the Limit by Re-Defining the Rock Typing Classification in a Mature Oilfield: Case Study in the Auca Field, Oriente Basin, Ecuador O.O. Morales, J. Lafournère, F. Bringer, P. Zamora, M. Naranjo, J. Rodas Guerrero, F. Sierra, J. Bourge, R. Grijalva, Schlumberger; W. Torres, M. Mendoza, J. Carrion, Petroamazonas EP
1430-1500 184911 Reservoir Description & Dynamics The Impact of Abnormal Reservoir Conductivity and Heterogeneities in Mature Fields Development U.D. Bustos, Schlumberger; G. Salazar Bustamante, Pacific Energy E&P; D. Chaparro, S. Arango, A. Lozano, A. Sanchez, Ecopetrol S.A.
15:30 - 17:00
13  Best Practices and Lessons Learned Iris A-B
Session Chairpersons Gerardo Lobato-Barradas - Consultant, Thiago Fructuoso - Weatherford Pty. Ltd.
Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 184941 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Lessons Learned from Polymer Flooding Pilots in Brazil M.A. de Melo, A.G. Lins Jr., I.G. Silva, Petrobras
1600-1630 184938 Management & Information Preliminary Economic Evaluation for Mexico’s Mature Fields K. Alvarado, C.A. Bravo, E.M. Sandoval, Schlumberger
1630-1700 184929 Completions Successful Stimulation of Sandstone Formations through a Comprehensive Approach to Reservoir Characterization and Understanding in the Bachaquero Field, Lake Maracaibo A. Martin, J.M. Santaella Hernandez, M.D. Martinez, Halliburton; A.J. Prieto, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
Alternate 184901 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integration of Geomechanical Models Optimized Designs Fracture, for the Reactivation of Yacimiento Eocenofract B2X68, Maracaibo Basin J.L. Barrios, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.
15:30 - 17:00
14  Low Salinity Water Injection Iris C-D
Session Chairpersons Claudio Jose Alves Furtado - Petrobras
Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 184915 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Geochemical Modelling of Carbonated Low Salinity Water Injection (CLSWI) to Improve Wettability Modification and Oil Swelling in Carbonate Reservoir J. Lee, M. Jeong, K.S. Lee, Hanyang University
1600-1630 184918 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Screening of the Potential for Different Injection Water Compositions To Alter Wettability to More Water-Wet I. Fjelde, A.V. Omekeh, International Research Institute of Stavanger (IRIS); P. Haugen, University of Stavanger
1630-1700 184943 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Fuzzy Injection Recipes for Low Salinity Waterflooding P.C. Silva, V.M. Filho, P. Couto, Universidade Federal do Rio De Janeiro
Alternate 184959 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Effect of Low Salinity Waterflooding on Multilayered Clay-Rich Sandstone Reservoirs S.S. Abdelmoneim, H.A. Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University