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SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia

21 - 23 March 2016

Muscat, Oman | Golden Tulip Hotel

Technical Programme

Monday, 21 March

1330-1500

Al Hazm

01 Chemical EOR Studies

Session Chairpersons:

Yingcheng Li, Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology; Peyman Pourafshary, Sultan Qaboos University

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 179837 icon:RDD Thermal EOR in Oman Heavy Oil Fractured Portfolio: Learning from Aquifer Communication and Offtake Management
T. Al-Aulaqi, A. Solemani, L. Bellman, H. Attalla, N. Al-Azri, PDO
1400-1430 179846 icon:RDD The Chronology of Steam Piloting in the Rubble Heavy Oil Reservoir, Awali Field, Bahrain
A. Al Balushi, A. Mohamed, S.W. Stearns, Tatweer Petroleum Bahrain
1430-1500 179820 icon:RDD Field Implementation of Mangala Polymer Flood: Initial Challenges, Mitigation and Management
P. Kumar, R. Raj, N. Koduru, S. Kumar, A. Pandey, Cairn India Ltd
Alternate 179830 icon:PO Case Study in Middle East, Improve Heavy Oil Production and Recovery by Reservoir Modification as Alternative Technology to Steam and Miscible Gas Injection
H. Al Saadi, M. Mirza, Medco Oman LLC; A. Badr, MEDCO LLC; L. Mucharam, Ta’azeez Alneft; W. Nugroho, K. Al Hinai, Ta'azeez Alneft
Alternate 179802 icon:RDD ASP as a Brown Field Re-development Opportunity - Based on a Case Study: Part 2
A. Anand, Shell Royal Dutch Petroleum BV; H. Eikmans, D.M. Boersma, Shell
Monday, 21 March

1330-1500

Al Mirani

02 Screening Studies

Session Chairpersons:

Nasser Salim Albartamani, Oman Oil Co E&P LLC; Haya Al-Mayyan, Kuwait Oil Company

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 179797 icon:RDD Laboratory Investigation of Polymeric Surfactants for EOR in High Salinity and High Temperature Reservoir
L. Guo, M. Han, A.B. Fuseni, A.M. Alsofi, Saudi Aramco
1400-1430 179839 icon:RDD Low Tension Gas Process in High Salinity and Low Permeability Reservoirs
A. Das, N. Nguyen, University of Texas at Austin; A. Alkindi, Petroleum Development Oman; R. Farajzadeh, Shell; N. Azri, Petroleum Development Oman; J.G. Southwick, Royal Dutch/Shell Group; S. Vincent Bonnieu, Shell; Q.P. Nguyen, University of Texas at Austin
1430-1500 179751 icon:RDD Integrated EOR Screening of Major Kuwait Oil Fields using Qualitative, Quantitative and Risk Screening Criteria
H.I. Almayan, Kuwait Oil Company; M. Winkler, Shell; D.S. Kamal, Kuwait Oil Company; S. Almahrooqi, Shell; E. Al-maraghi, Kuwait Oil Company
Alternate 179827 icon:MI Monitoring Thermal and Mechanical Stability of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) Acrylamide Based Polymers (PAM) Through Intrinsic Viscosity (IV) Determination Using a New Capillary Rheology Technique
L. RODRIGUEZ, A. MEJIA, S. REYNAUD, G. LESPES, IPREM; C. Favero, S. ANTIGNARD, B. Giovannetti, N. Gaillard, SNF Holding Company; G. Dupuis, Poweltec; M. LORIAU, S. Jouenne, Total; B. GRASSL, IPREM
Alternate 179826 icon:RDD Nanoparticles as Foam Stabilizer for Steam-Foam Process
M. Khajehpour, S. Etminan, J. Goldman, F.R. Wassmuth, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures; S. Bryant, University of Calgary
Monday, 21 March

1330-1500

Al Jalali

03 Fundamentals, Rock & Fluid Characterisation

Session Chairpersons:

Michael Bueschel; Jan-Willem Handgraaf, Culgi BV

Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1400 179771 icon:RDD Representation of Phase Behavior and PVT Workflow for DME Enhanced Water-Flooding
J.A. Groot, A. Chernetsky, P.M. te Riele, B. Dindoruk, J. Cui, L.C. Wilson, R.R. Ratnakar, Shell
1400-1430 179792 icon:RDD Impact Of Live Crude Oil Composition On Optimal Salinity Of A Surfactant Formulation
C. Marliere, B. Creton, IFP Energies Nouvelles; F. Oukhemanou - Destremaut, N. Wartenberg, T. Courtaud, Solvay - Novecare; C. FEJEAN, S. Betoulle, D. Defiolle, P. Mougin, IFP Energies Nouvelles
1430-1500 179764 icon:RDD Application of Nanoparticles to Improve the Performance of Microwave Assisted Gravity Drainage (MWAGD) as a Thermal Oil Recovery Method
H. Al-Farsi, P. Pourafshary, R.S. Al-maamari, Sultan Qaboos University
Alternate 179834 icon:RDD Improving Polymer Flooding Efficiency in Oman Oil Fields
A. Al-Hashmi, Sultan Qaboos University; T. Divers, SNF SAS; R.S. Al-maamari, Sultan Qaboos University; C. Favero, SNF Holding Company; A. Thomas, SNF SAS
Monday, 21 March

1530-1700

Al Hazm

04 Chemical EOR I

Session Chairpersons:

Nasser Said Al Azri, Petroleum Development Oman; Yingcheng Li, Shanghai Research Institute of Petrochemical Technology

Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 179752 icon:RDD Alkali-Surfactant-Polymer Pilot Implementation in South Oman: Establishing Water Flood Baseline
K.H. Al-Shuaili, S. Guntupalli, M.S. Al-Amri, Z. Nurzaman, G. Alhinai, Petroleum Development Oman; Y. Svec, Shell Technology Oman
1600-1630 179851 icon:RDD Modified Surfactant Injection to Enhance Oil Production and Recovery, Case Study: Omani Carbonate Reservoir
I.S. Al-Sinani, S.H. Al-Jabri, N.A. Al-Rawahy, Daleel Petroleum LLC; I. Al-Rawahy, K. Al-Hinai, Ta'azeez Alneft; M. Leksono, Bandung Institute of Technology
1630-1700 179845 icon:RDD Partition Coefficient Relations in Surfactant-Oil-Brine Systems for Improved Description of Microemulsion Phase Behavior
V.A. Torrealba, R.T. Johns, Pennsylvania State University
Monday, 21 March

1530-1700

Al Mirani

05 EOR Process - Thermal I

Session Chairpersons:

Suleiman Mohammed Al-hinai, Petroleum Development Oman; Ali Farouq, Heavy Oil Recovery Technologies

Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1554 Invited Presenter-Farouk Ali
1554-1616 179853 icon:PO Effect of Steam Injection Interruption on SAGD Performance
S.M. Farouq Ali, University of Calgary
1616-1638 179809 icon:RDD The Application of Cyclic Steam Stimulation in Heavy Oil Reservoir with a High Water Cut
A. AL Shibli, S.M. Al-Hinai, A. Belghache, S.A. Habsi, Petroleum Development Oman
1638-1700 179806 icon:PO Impact of Oil on Steam Foam Formulations at 250°C
A. Cuenca, E. Lacombe, M. Chabert, M. Morvan, SOLVAY - EOR Alliance; E. Delamaide, IFP Technologies Canada Inc.
Alternate 179789 icon:RDD A Critical Investigation of Optimization of Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) in Naturally-Fractured Heavy Oil Carbonate Reservoirs
C. Temizel, Aera Energy LLC-EBS; T. Tuna, University of Houston; M. Gokmen, PDO; A. Tiwari, Pioneer Exploration LLC
Alternate 179762 icon:RDD An Experimental Investigation of Steam Induced Permeability Changes in Clay Bearing Formation of North Kuwait
A.K. Jain, K. Ahmed, H. Ferdous, P.K. Mishra, M.F. Al-Matrouk, Y. Al-Ali, W.K. Al-Khamees, Kuwait Oil Company; M. Piwowar, R. Bujnowicz, Weatherford Laboratories
Monday, 21 March

1530-1700

Al Jalali

06 Gas CO2 Technology Pilot and Field Trials

Session Chairpersons:

Jose Lozano, Partex Gas Corp; Mayur Pal, Maersk Oil & Gas A/S

Time Paper # Presentation
1530-1600 179832 icon:RDD Design of CO2 Injection Pilot in Offshore Middle East Carbonate Reservoir
J. Kumar, E. Draoui, Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company; S. Takahashi, Japan Oil Gas & Metals Natl Corp
1600-1630 179835 icon:RDD An Integrated Rejuvenation Project in the UK. From Gas Disposal Issue to WAG Opportunity.
M. MANOTTI, S. RENNA, M. MATTEI, eni SpA; G. FOGLIO, eLBOC; P. MARIOTTI, eni UK
1630-1700 179783 icon:PO Long-term Utilization Of Early Depletion Facilities (EDF) As A First Phase Of MGI-EOR Development For Sour Fields In South Oman
A.G. Al Hadhrami, R.M. Schulz, S. Barwani, K.L. D'Amours, Petroleum Development Oman
Alternate 179831 icon:RDD Miscible Gas EOR Pilot Design Decisions driven by linking EOR Performance Parameters to Uncertainties - A Kuwait Field Example
S. Sharma, D.S. Kamal, E. Al-Maraghi, Kuwait Oil Company; S. AlMahrooqi, M. Winkler, Shell
Alternate 179810 icon:RDD The Challenges of Miscible Gas Injection Project: Towards Top Quartile Oil Recovery in an extremely Tight Sour Reservoir
M. Cobanoglu, A. Jabri, O.Q. Sarmiento, L. Tallentire, A. Hadhrami, Petroleum Development Oman
Alternate 179781 icon:RDD Synergy between Low Salinity Water Flooding and CO2 for EOR in Chalk Reservoirs
A.A. Hamouda, A. Pranoto, University of Stavanger