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Technical Programme

Tuesday, 9 December

0800-0930

Al-Dorra Ballroom 1

Recovery Methods - Non-Thermal

Session Chairpersons:

Runar Nygaard, Missouri University of Science & Tech; Adel Mohamed Elsharkawy, Kuwait University

Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0830 172850 icon:RDD Polymer Flooding for Extra-Heavy Oil: New Insights on the Key Polymer Transport Properties in Porous Media
F. Rodriguez Manrique, PDVSA E&P and IFP Energies Nouvelles; D. Rousseau, S. Bekri, IFP Energies Nouvelles; M. Djabourov, ESPCI Paris Tech; C.A. Bejarano, PDVSA E&P
0830-0900 172895 icon:RDD Organic Alkali for Heavy Oil Chemical EOR Improves the Performance over Inorganic Alkali
D. Xie, J. Hou, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, China University of Petroleum; A. Doda, J.J. Trivedi, School of Mining and Petroleum, University of Alberta
0900-0930 172878 icon:RDD A Comprehensive Investigation of WASP Application in Heavy Oil using Response Surface Methodology
S. Am, W. Bae, Sejong University; A.K. Permadi, Bandung Institute of Technology; Y. Park, Myungi University; M.R. Lasahido, SKK Migas; S.T. Dang, M.A. Naser, Sejong University
Alternate 172864 icon:RDD Preparing a Challenging Fractured Carbonate Reservoir with Heavy Oil for EOR Application
Y.S. Al-Rashdi, A. Al Kindi, S. Al Bulushi, N. Azri, Petroleum Development Oman; P.M. Te Riele, Shell International E&P
Tuesday, 9 December

0800-0930

Al-Dorra Ballroom 2

Reservoir Characterisation

Session Chairpersons:

Xavier Marc Limpens, Total S.A.; Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Kuwait Oil Company

Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0830 172902 icon:RDD Upscaling for Thermal Recovery
S.Y. Abubakar, A.H. Muggeridge, P.R. King, Imperial College London
0830-0900 172890 icon:RDD Heavy Oil Quantification using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Elemental Spectroscopy Technologies in McMurry Formation, Mannville Group, Lower Cretaceous
R. Bouchou, M. Markovic, W. Jiang, Baker Hughes
0900-0930 172909 icon:RDD Steam-Induced Wettability Alteration through Contact Angle Measurement, a Case Study in X Field, Indonesia
M.A. Naser, Sejong University; A.K. Permadi, Bandung Institute of Technology; W. Bae, S. Am, S.I. Kim, Sejong University; W. Ryoo, Hongik University; Y. Park, Myungji University; S.T. Dang, Sejong University
Tuesday, 9 December

1245-1415

Al-Dorra Ballroom 1

Reservoir Development

Session Chairpersons:

Fatma Mohammed Al-Kandari, Kuwait Oil Company; Ali A. Al-Mahmeed, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

Time Paper # Presentation
1245-1315 172855 icon:RDD Application of CSS to Develop a Thick Heavy Oil Field in South Oman
M.O. Al-Manhali, M. Al-Rawahi, S.M. Al-Hinai, A. Alwazeer, K.A. Al-Shaqsi, S.J. Brissenden, Petroleum Development Oman
1315-1345 172875 icon:PO Development of The Mexican Field-Samaria Neogene
T. Flores De Dios Mosqueda, E.A. Isidro, M. Arteaga-Cardona, C. Tapia Garcia, P. Silva Lopez, Pemex E&P
1345-1415 172858 icon:RDD De-Risking a Heavy Oil Development-A Case Study of the Bentley Field, UKCS Block 9/3b
B.H. Brennan, C. Lucas-Clements, S. Kew, P.F. Dempsey, Xcite Energy Resources
Tuesday, 9 December

1245-1415

Al-Dorra Ballroom 2

Fluid Characterisation

Session Chairpersons:

Waleed Hussien Al-Bazzaz, Kuwait Institute For Scientific Research; Tirtharenu Sanyal, Kuwait Oil Company

Time Paper # Presentation
1245-1315 172846 icon:RDD A New Method for the Characterisation of Heavy Oil and Bitumen using Distillation Curve Data
B. Azinfar, M. Zirrahi, H. Hassanzadeh, J. Abedi, University of Calgary
1315-1345 172874 icon:RDD Fast Yet Clean Downhole Heavy Oil Samples from Wireline Formation Tester using Selective Slug Sampling Technique
H.N. Tran, L.V. Tran, T.V. Nguyen, N.D. Tran, D.V. Tran, Petrovietnam Domestic Exploration Production Operating Company; N.P. Hardikar, S.B. Coskun, Baker Hughes
1345-1415 172896 icon:RDD Viscosity Predictions of Viscous Oil from a Kuwait Oil Field by Low-Field NMR
K. Ahmed, F. Hassan, P.K. Mishra, W.K. Al-Khamees, Kuwait Oil Company; S. Chen, M. Sandor, L. Li, W. Shao, N. Al-Jabari, Halliburton
Alternate 172888 icon:RDD Foam Stability of Solvent/Surfactant/Heavy-Oil System under Reservoir Conditions
C. Wang, H. Li, University of Alberta
Alternate 172847 icon:RDD Challenges on Sampling and Characterisation of Heavy Oil in Deep Exploratory Wells: A Field Case Study
A. Rajkhowa, H. Al-Bader, W.A. Hameed, A.R. Al-Nabhan, P. Subban, Kuwait Oil Company
Tuesday, 9 December

1500-1630

Al-Dorra Ballroom 1

Reservoir Performance

Session Chairpersons:

Suleiman Mohammed Al-hinai, Petroleum Development Oman; Waleed Khamis Al-Khamees, Kuwait Oil Company

Time Paper # Presentation
1500-1530 172856 icon:RDD Heavy Oil and Relative Permeability in Laboratory Simulations and in Production: Is There A Link?
E.A. Berg, O.P. Bjørlykke, Statoil
1530-1600 172877 icon:RDD Optimised Steam Pulse Injection (SPI) in a Carbonate Reservoir: Issaran Egypt Field Trial
M. Rizkallah, S.A. Alfy, G.S. Basta, A.A. Ghaleb, W.T. Kortam, Scimitar Production Egypt
1600-1630 172868 icon:RDD Impact of Baffles and Shales on Reservoir Performance under Cyclic Steam Stimulation and Steamflooding
A.K. Jain, H. Ferdous, K. Ahmed, P.K. Choudhary, W.K. Al-Khamees, Kuwait Oil Company
Alternate 172907 icon:RDD High Viscosity Oil Challenges in a Burgan Reservoir of South East Kuwait
V. Naik, A. Al-Qabandi, M. Jasem, P.K. Behera, Kuwait Oil Company
Alternate 172876 icon:RDD On Thermodynamics of Undrained Zone in SAGD Process
M. Irani, Suncor Energy; S. Ghannadi, University of Alberta
Tuesday, 9 December

1500-1630

Al-Dorra Ballroom 2

Emerging Technologies

Session Chairpersons:

Jim Sizer, QRI; Farouk Rahime, Baker Hughes

Time Paper # Presentation
1500-1530 172886 icon:DC Flush By Unit: A Game Changer Well Service Technology for Kuwait Heavy Oil
D.C. Pandey, W.K. Al-Khamees, R. Kumar, H. Dashti, Kuwait Oil Company
1530-1600 172863 icon:RDD Modelling Unconventional Recovery of Next Generation (Extreme Heavy Oil) Deep Tar-Mat Reservoir
W.H. Al-Bazzaz, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research; A.O. Almansour, Missouri University of Science & Technology
1600-1630 172879 icon:RDD Improvement in the Performance of Unconventional Thermal EOR Methods by Application of Nano Particles for Enhancement of Water Thermal Properties
A. Maghouli, Sahi System; P. Pourafshary, Sultan Qaboos University
Alternate 172899 icon:PO Experimental Investigation of Acoustic Data Communication in Two Phase Flow
T.J. Ahmad, M. Noui Mehidi, Saudi Aramco PE&D; M. Arsalan, Saudi Aramco NAOO