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Technical Programme

Tuesday, 10 November

0830-1000

Meeting Room M1

06 Technical Session 6: Unconventional Formation Evaluation

Session Chairpersons:

Robert Befus, PETRONAS; Marcel Croon, Weatherford; Thomas Gan, Arrow Energy Pty. Ltd.

Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 176823 icon:RDD Formation Evaluation Logoff Results Comparing New Generation Mining-Style Logging Tools to Conventional Oil and Gas Logging Tools for Application in Coalbed Methane (CBM) Field Development
T. Gan, B. Balmain, A. Sibgatullin, M. Ward, F. Liu, Arrow Energy; E. Murphy, L. Cook, Shell Intl.
0900-0930 176964 icon:PO Rock Physics Relationships Between Compressional, Shear, and Density Logs in Unconventional Formations, Including Deviated Wells
J. Quirein, M.E. Far, M. Gu, D. Gokaraju, N. Mekic, Halliburton
0930-1000 176992 icon:RDD Quantifying Pore Size Distribution Effect on Gas in Place and Recovery Using SLD-PR EOS for Multiple-Components Shale Gas Reservoir
B.T. Tolbert, X. Wu, U. of Oklahoma
Alternate 176850 icon:RDD Effect of Mud Filtrate Invasion on Measurement of Formation Pressure and Determination of Gas-Water Contact Depth in Tight Gas Reservoirs
N. Bahrami, R. Byfield, Strategy Central; M. Hossain, Curtin U.; H. Pourabed, Schlumberger
Tuesday, 10 November

0830-1000

Meeting Room M2

07 Technical Session 7: Shale/Tight Gas Reservoir Engineering

Session Chairpersons:

Dilhan Ilk, DeGolyer and MacNaughton; Marie Louise Lees, Santos Ltd.

Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 Invited Presenter - Pressure-Dependant Permeability in Shale Reservoirs Implications for Estimated Ultimate Recovery
R. Miller, Integrated Reservoir Solutions Division, Core Laboratories
0900-0930 176955 icon:RDD Measurement of Shale Anisotropic Permeability and Its Impact on Shale Gas Production
Z. Pan, CSIRO; Y. Ma, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing; N. Noraei Danesh, The U. of Queensland; L.D. Connell, R. Sander, D.I. Down, M. Camilleri, CSIRO
0930-1000 176965 icon:RDD Water Distribution Characteristic and Effect on Methane Adsorption Capacity in Shale Clay
J. Li, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing; K. Wu, U. of Calgary; J. Shi, X. Li, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing; Y. Li, CNOOC Research Inst. Beijing; D. Feng, T. Zhang, M. Xu, Y. Bai, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing
Alternate 176826 icon:RDD CO2 Near-Miscible Flooding for Tight Oil Exploitation
K. Zhang, U. of Calgary; M.E. Gonzalez Perdomo, The U. of Adelaide; B. Kong, K.O. Sebakhy, K. Wu, G. Jing, J. Han, X. Lu, U. of Calgary; A. Hong, U. of Stavanger; Z. Chen, U. of Calgary
Alternate 176940 icon:RDD Study of Pore Structure of Gas Shale With Low-Field NMR: Examples From the Longmaxi Formation, Southern Sichuan Basin, China
Y. Chen, L. Zhang, J. Li, Southwest Petroleum U.
Alternate 177018 icon:RDD Production Forecasting for Shale Oil: Workflow
M.D. Rincones, W.J. Lee, J.M. Rutledge, U. of Houston
Tuesday, 10 November

0830-1000

Meeting Room M3

08 Technical Session 8: Maintaining the Social License to Operate

Session Chairpersons:

Jim Stannard, PETRONAS Australia; George Koperna, Advanced Resources International, Inc.; Russell Byfield, Strategy Central

Time Paper # Presentation
0830-0900 176901 icon:MI Managing the Productive and Responsible Use of Energy Resources - The Role of the Regulator
M. Stone, J. Grundy, Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines; A. Troup, Geological Survey of Queensland
0900-0930 176941 icon:HSE Benefits and Burdens for Rural Towns From Queensland’s Onshore Gas Development
W. Rifkin, K. Witt, J. Everingham, V. Uhlmann, The U. of Queensland
0930-1000 176958 icon:MI Can the Unconventional Gas Industry Maintain Their Social Licence?
R. Lightfoot, Casconsult Pty. Ltd.
Alternate 176888 icon:RDD SRV Analysis of Shale Gas Wells in China
W. Pang, Z. He, Sinopec Research Inst. of Petroleum Engineering; C. Xin, Research Inst. of Yanchang Petroleum Co.; J. Du, Sinopec Research Inst. of Petroleum Engineering; Z. Sun, Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Inst. of Sinopec
Alternate 176861 icon:DC Technology Feasibility and Production Driver Study in the First Integrated Shale Gas Block in Sichuan Basin
X. Liang, Y. Jiao, G. Wang, L. Zhang, Z. Chen, PetroChina Zhejiang Oilfield Co.; X. Zhou, Y. Luo, Y. Wang, S.Y. Han, R. Zhang, C. Wen, Schlumberger
Tuesday, 10 November

1030-1200

Meeting Room M1

09 Technical Session 9: Coal Seam Gas Reservoir Engineering II

Session Chairpersons:

Mike Zuber, Schlumberger; Rodney Michael Bresnehan, CFT Energy

Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 176834 icon:RDD A Practical Workflow for Characterising Stress-Dependent Behaviour of Coal From Changes in Well Productivity
M. Burgoyne, R. Shrivastava, Santos Ltd.
1100-1130 177006 icon:RDD Isotherms, Gas Contents and Diffusion Coefficients of Coals and Shales
I. Gray, J. Wood, I. Shelukhina, X. Zhao, Sigra Pty. Ltd.
1130-1200 176944 icon:RDD Evaluating Dynamic Behaviour of a Complex In-Situ Gas Composition From a Coal Seam Reservoir - A Case Study From Fairview Early Permian Cattle Creek Coals
G.E. Guillen Falcon, Santos Ltd.
Alternate 176841 icon:RDD Effect of Volcanic Intrusions and Mineral Matters on Desorption Characteristics of Coals (Case Study)
A. Salmachi, C.C. Wainman, M. Rajabi, P. McCabe, Australian School of Petroleum
Tuesday, 10 November

1030-1200

Meeting Room M2

10 Technical Session 10: Geomechanics and Hydraulic Fracturing

Session Chairpersons:

Thomas Flottman, Origin Energy Ltd.; Emma Tavener, Santos Ltd.; Rob Jeffrey, SCT Operations

Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 176912 icon:RDD Estimation of the Propped Volume Through the Geomechanical Modelling of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures Interacting With Natural Fractures
S. Raymond, FracGeo; Y.E. Aimene, Oregon State U.; A. Ouenes, FracGeo
1100-2330 177014 icon:RDD An Experimental Method to Determine the Fracture Toughness of Brittle and Heterogeneous Material by Hydraulic Fracturing
J.L. Too, National U. of Singapore; S. Falser, Shell China P&T; P. Linga, B.C. Khoo, A. Cheng, A. Palmer, National U. of Singapore
1130-1200 176932 icon:PO Optimal Fracing Near Faults - Quantifying the Interaction Between Natural and Hydraulic Fractures Using Geomechanical Modelling
N. Umholtz, A. Ouenes, FracGeo
Tuesday, 10 November

1030-1200

Meeting Room M3

11 Technical Session 11: Managing Your Business in Unconventional Reservoirs

Session Chairpersons:

Andrew Garnett, U. of Queensland; Matthew Loth, Schlumberger; Andrew Mayers, Origin Energy Ltd.

Time Paper # Presentation
1030-1100 176952 icon:PO A New Improved Shale Correction for Pulsed-Neutron Measurements
C. Mcilroy, J. Quirein, N. Mekic, W. Guo, Halliburton
1100-1130 176867 icon:MI Litigation Against Unconventional Gas Producers: Lessons From the US Experience
R.M. Lightfoot, Casconsult Pty. Ltd.
1130-1200 176990 icon:PO The Next Generation of Water and Fluid Management for Unconventional Exploration and Appraisal: Building on the Successes of Queensland Coal Seam Gas
N. Hudson, Resource Energy Solutions P/L
Alternate 176898 icon:PO Optimisation of Horizontal Well Spacing and Transverse Fracture Stages for a Thinly Interbedded Tight Sand Reservoir Onshore Australia
A. Younessi, K. Rahman, Baker Hughes
Tuesday, 10 November

1400-1530

Great Hall 2

12 Technical Session 12: Technical Advances From Shale/Tight Reservoirs II

Session Chairpersons:

Mike Gatens, Unconventional Gas Resources Canada; Hans-Christian Freitag, Baker Hughes

Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1430 176828 icon:DC Delaware Basin Bone Springs - A Study of the Evolving Completion Practices to Create an Economically Successful Play
L.V. Lehman, R. Andress, StrataGen, Inc.; M. Mullen, Stimulation Petrophysics, LLC; R. Johnson, Jr., Unconventional Reservoir Solutions
1430-1500 176936 icon:PO Saudi Arabia’s Emerging Unconventional Carbonate Shale Resources: Moving to Horizontals With an Integrated Engineering and Geosciences Approach
N.I. Al-Mulhim, M. Korosa, A. Ahmed, A. Hakami, A. Sadykov, S. Baki, K.S. Asiri, A. Al Ruwaished, Saudi Aramco
1500-1530 177019 icon:RDD The Progression of Fracture Stimulations in Horizontal Wells Targeting the Montney Formation in the Heritage Field, British Columbia, Western Canada
K. Christie, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Australia); D. Russum, M. Fitzmaurice, A. Quinton, Deloitte LLP (Canada)
Alternate 176852 icon:PO Evaluating Ion Effect on Residue Content of Fracturing Fluids
D. Singh, U.A. Inyang, P.D. Chopade, P. Boontheung, Halliburton
Tuesday, 10 November

1400-1530

Meeting Room M1

13 Technical Session 13: Shale/Tight Gas Reservoir Performance

Session Chairpersons:

Ian Gray, Sigra Pty. Ltd.; Rodney Michael Bresnehan, CFT Energy

Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1430 Invited Presenter - Qualitative Analysis of Rate-Time Behaviour for US Gas Shale Plays
T.A. Blasingame, Texas A&M University
1430-1500 Invited Presenter - Reservoir Engineering Aspects of Gas and Liquids-Rich Unconventional Reservoir Systems
D. Ilk, DeGolyer and MacNaughton
1500-1530 176906 icon:RDD Evaluation of Microwave Heating on Fluid Invasion and Phase Trapping in Tight Gas Reservoirs
H. Wang, R. Rezaee, A. Saeedi, Curtin U.
Tuesday, 10 November

1400-1530

Meeting Room M2

14 Technical Session 14: Coal Seam Gas Reservoir Modelling

Session Chairpersons:

Mark Burgoyne, Santos Ltd.; Luke Connell, CSIRO Petroleum; Christopher R. Clarkson, University of Calgary

Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1430 176862 icon:RDD Reservoir Modelling and Probabilistic Forecasting of the Walloons Coal Seam Gas Measures: Unique Challenges and Solutions to Regional CSG Reservoir Performance Prediction
P.E. Acuna, P. Weatherstone, B. Pidgeon, Origin Energy Ltd.
1430-1500 176835 icon:RDD Reservoir Characterisation of the Spring Gully Coal Seam Gas Field
X. Lin, Sinopec; P. Weatherstone, Origin Energy; D. Weichman, ConocoPhillips
1500-1530 176881 icon:MI Integrated Production Modelling for CSG Production Forecasting
A. Shields, S. Tihonova, R. Stott, Santos Ltd.; L.A. Saputelli, Z. Haris, A. Verde, Frontender Corp.
Alternate 177017 icon:RDD X-Ray Micro-Computed Tomography Imaging for Coal Characterisation
H. Lamei Ramandi, R.T. Armstrong, P. Mostaghimi, U. of New South Wales; M. Saadatfar, Australian National U.; W.V. Pinczewski, U. of New South Wales
Tuesday, 10 November

1600-1730

Great Hall 2

15 Technical Session 15: Technical Advances From Shale/Tight Reservoirs III

Session Chairpersons:

Craig Cipolla, Hess Corp.; Hon-Chung Lau, Shell (China) Projects and Technology

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176947 icon:RDD Architecture of the Fracture Network of Shale Reservoirs by Tracking Exchangeable Cations
H. Roshan, U. of New South Wales; M. Sarmadivaleh, S. Iglauer, Curtin U.
1630-1700 177012 icon:RDD Geological and Petrophysical Characterisation of Tight Oil Reservoirs: A Case Study From Upper Triassic Yanchang Formation, Ordos Basin in North China
H. Zhao, Z. Ning, T. Zhao, State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing; L. Yu, Research Inst. of Exploration & Development of Changqing Oilfiled Co., PetroChina; R. Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing; X. Dou, T. Hou, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Petroleum Engineering, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing
1700-1730 176931 icon:RDD Sweet Spot Identification and Prediction of Frac Stage Performance Using Geology, Geophysics, and Geomechanics - Application to the Longmaxi Formation, China
X. Yang, X. Wang, SCGC; A. Aoues, Sigma Cubed; A. Ouenes, FracGeo
Alternate 176945 icon:RDD 100% in the Sweet Section: An Effective Geosteering Approach for Silurian Longmaxi Shale Play in Sichuan Basin
X. Liang, PetroChina Zhejiang Oilfield Co.; L. Wang, Schlumberger; J. Zhang, PetroChina Zhejiang Oilfield Co.; C. Xian, Schlumberger; G. Wang, PetroChina Zhejiang Oilfield Co.; C. Zhao, Schlumberger
Tuesday, 10 November

1600-1730

Meeting Room M1

16 Technical Session 16: CSG Reservoir Development Strategies

Session Chairpersons:

Saikat Mazumder, Arrow Energy Ltd; Mark Burgoyne, Santos Ltd.; Mike Zuber, Schlumberger

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176890 icon:RDD Produced Gas Re-Injection Trial for a Coal Seam Gas Field
O. Thomas, Origin Energy
1630-1700 176976 icon:RDD A New Method for the Estimation of Lost Gas During the Measurement of the Gas Content of Coal
M. Lu, Z. Pan, L.D. Connell, CSIRO; Y. Lu, Monash U.
1700-1730 176904 icon:RDD Value Optimisation of Future Coal Seam Gas Field Developments Using Horizontal Wells
N. Xu, P. Weatherstone, N. Alam, Origin Energy; X. Lin, Sinopec
Alternate 176943 icon:RDD Optimal Core Retrieval Time for Minimising Core Decompression Damage
T. Hoeink, W. Van Der Zee, S. Arndt, Baker Hughes
Tuesday, 10 November

1600-1730

Meeting Room M2

17 Technical Session 17: Shale and Tight Gas Hydraulic Fracturing II

Session Chairpersons:

James McGowen, Halliburton; Sau-Wai Wong, Shell International E&P; Rob Jeffrey, SCT Operations

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176887 icon:PO A Unique Hydraulic Fracturing Technique Using Dynamic Rock Behavior and Temporary Changes in Geomechanic Stress Anisotropy to Optimise Hydrocarbon Recovery in Unconventional Formations
B.J. Lewis, J.B. Surjaatmadja, Halliburton
1630-1700 176840 icon:DC The Relationship Between Geomechanical Response of Natural Fractures and Reservoir Productivity in Keshen Tight Sandstone Gas Field, Tarim Basin, China
H. Yang, H. Zhang, Z. Cai, S. Chen, F. Yuan, H. Wang, Z. Wang, C. Li, Tarim Olifield, PetroChina
1700-1730 176920 icon:PO Investigation of Fracture Tip Behaviour in Visco-Elastic/ Visco-Plastic Shale Rocks and Its Effect on Fracture Propagation
H. Song, A. Gholami, G. Bazunu, S.S. Rahman, U. of New South Wales