SPE Technology Updates

Industry and Society news grouped by SPE technical discipline

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Webinar: Assessing and Improving Data Quality for More Effective Data Analytics

This webinar will discuss a few examples of the impact of low quality acquired data and how it will erode the confidence needed to make real-time decisions. It will also show how a company can use open standards-based solutions like the proposed Energistics Data Assurance process to qualify data for use in the analytical and decision making processes.

Join David Johnson’s live webinar on 14 September at 0830 Central Time.

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Webinar: From Data to Decisions – The Analytics Lifecycle

Data driven capabilities are migrating from science experiment to mainstream capabilities at many E&P companies. This brings with it a need to have sound workflows. In this webinar, common methodologies will be presented that frame the analytics lifecycle of converting raw sensor measurements and unstructured data into scalable, auditable, and repeatable solutions

Please join us on 17 August at 0830 Central Time to hear more.

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Webinar: Latest Developments in Drilling and Cementing R&D

Eric van Oort’s upcoming webinar, “Latest Developments in Drilling and Cementing R&D,” will include a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in his Drilling R&D group at the University of Texas at Austin and its collaborating partners. New work will be presented in the fields of cementing/zonal isolation, novel drilling fluid testing and design, drilling-related rock mechanics, drilling automation and drilling data analytics.

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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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