SPE Technology Updates

Industry and Society news grouped by SPE technical discipline

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Webinar: The Dichotomy of Stresscage versus Frac-Pack

Martin Rylance’s upcoming webinar, “The Dichotomy of Stresscage versus Frac-Pack,” will be held on 19 October at 0830 Central Time. This webinar will provide a number of examples of the application of wellbore strengthening, where resulting frac operations appear to have been hampered or complicated by the use of the wellbore strengthening approach and/or associated mud conditions.

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Webinar: Using Nano Drug Release Technology for Effective Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Cleanup in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

In this webinar, Jenn-Tai Liang will demonstrate how to use a nano drug carrier used by the pharmaceutical industry for delayed drug release to entrap, protect, and delay the release of enzymes for effective fracturing fluid cleanup.

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Webinar: Emerging Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) Technology for Oil and Gas Industry

Small-sized Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) platforms will be ideal for aerial robotics in facility inspection and monitoring of deep water production platforms, offshore and onshore facilities, rapid response and assessment tool to monitor an oil spill, monitoring endangered species along oil and gas operation corridors, and security of our critical infrastructure from threats. Robotics technologies present an opportunity to develop reliable and deployable solutions to support business processes while removing personnel from the operating theatre or accessing areas that would otherwise be difficult or impossible.

Please join us on 27 September at 1230 Central Time to hear more.

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Webinar: Innovation: Soft Skills Requirements – You and Your Team

2013 SPE President Egbert Imomoh’s upcoming webinar, “Innovation: Soft Skills Requirements – You and Your Team,” will be held on 24 August at 0830 Central Time. This webinar will present several components of the drivers for innovation. The role of the individual and skills needed to bring into team work will be discussed, as well what soft skills are necessary to be a successful member of a team.

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Webinar: Diversity Fuels Innovation

Petroleum engineers are challenged to address complex problems with numerous constraints in volatile markets. Since diverse groups of people produce better outcomes than similarly skilled but non-diverse groups, fully leveraging the value of diversity to fuel innovation is critical.

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Webinar: 3-Phase Separators on Floating Production Systems; Design and Control Philosophies

Different aspects and requirements need to be considered in order to obtain an optimal separator and internals design for floating facilities. This prevents operational issues and damage to the equipment while maximizing uptime and performance.

Please join us on 28 June at 0830 Central Time to hear more.

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