All posts by Valerie Wilke

Operational Flow Assurance

The presentation will cover the analysis and interpretation of operational data to understand causes of flow assurance issues and to evaluate options for recovery.

Some principles, a number of practicalities, and several examples will be covered.

The session will be of benefit both to those already in operations roles, and to those who are involved in designing new systems.

Register today.

New Online Format: Oil and Gas Facilities Magazine

The Oil and Gas Facilities magazine (OGF) is now a digital publication with a new look and feel. The redesigned site allows for more regular content and social engagement.

OGF will continue to focus on projects, facilities, and construction content including your favorite departments and staff-written features.

Best of all, it’s free to all members. Check out the online Oil and Gas Facilities magazine and sign up for the eNewsletter today.

And don’t forget to share your favorite content on social media!

SPE Announces Realignment of Technical Disciplines

The SPE Board of Directors has realigned the Production & Operations and Projects, Facilities & Construction technical disciplines under one Technical Director. Hisham Saadawi will begin his term as Production and Facilities Technical Director after the 2016 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

In this position, Saadawi will represent both technical disciplines–Production & Operations and Projects, Facilities & Construction.

While the alignment has changed, SPE members will not experience any changes to existing programs or resources. The Production & Operations and Projects, Facilities & Construction disciplines remain unaltered.

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.

Learn more about this webinar and register.

Webinar: Automated Kick Detection Solution

This webinar discusses an in-house developed and implemented set of scientific modules for drilling kick detection and well control. Case studies will be presented showing how these new modules impact drilling safety and efficiency.

Please join us on 30 August at 0830 Central Time to hear more.

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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.

Learn more about this webinar and register.