Sunday, 29 September │1930–2200 │Blaine Kern A/B/C, First Floor, Marriott Convention Center Hotel
Event ticket purchase is required.
“Oil and Gas R&D, What is Over the Horizon?”
This event will feature a presentation about technology development and the need for more radical innovation to meet the future challenges in the oil and gas industry.
1. SPE R&D Technical Section— Opening Statement, Overview and Activities
- Mariano Gurfinkel
Global Unconventional Resources, Hess Corporation
SPE R&D Technical Section Chairman
2. SPE R&D Committee—Update on Committee Initiatives
- David Curry
Technology Fellow, Baker Hughes
SPE R&D Committee Chairman
3. Technical Section Dinner Panel Session: Introduction of Panelists
- Moderator: Mariano Gurfinkel
4. Featured Panelist Presentations:
- Mario Ruscev
VP and CTO – Baker Hughes, Inc.
Capture and Storage Institute
- Jim Sledzik
President – Energy Ventures USA
Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) data delivers a unique opportunity in unconventional wells because both completion and production diagnostics can result from a single intervention.
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This discussion will address differences in flow back and produced water quality and compare with requirements for hydraulic fracturing formulations. Learn more: http://eo2.commpartners.com/users/spe/session.php?id=11046.
Join Ilse Castellano for a ninety-minute presentation on local stakeholder engagement being a key element to project execution and business success.
Join Tor Palmgren for discussions on differences in flow back and produced water quality, requirements for hydraulic fracturing formulations, various recycling methods, and more.
Subsea Processing in general requires maintenance free reliable high-end instrumentation. In a subsea multi-phase separator, the operators control the process by monitoring the oil and water interface levels as well as the emulsion layer and sedimentation of sand using a nucleonic density profiler. In addition to having the monitoring features, subsea instrumentation needs to go through comprehensive qualification tests in order to run continuously and without maintenance. The design life is 20 years. Together with the supplier, FMC developed a redundant and retrievable subsea nucleonic profiler for Tordis in 2007, the first subsea separation installation. In addition to current methods and technologies and what technology to be used in which cases, recent concept studies on radars, electromagnetism’s and ultrasonic’s will be addressed.
Roar Fjøsne works as a Senior Specialist Engineer at FMC Subsea Process Power, Process Control & Instrumentation. His main objective is to lead the R&D activities relevant for Subsea Process applications and to be the link between Customers and Suppliers.
Fjøsne holds a bachelor in cybernetics and electronics and has 20 years of experience within Automation including engineering, programming and commissioning (EPC) prior to the last 6 years with FMC Controls and Instrumentation.
The annual SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference took place 4–6 February 2013, in The Woodlands, Texas, USA. Over 1900 attendees took part in the conference that presented 52 papers on topics ranging from fracture diagnostics to microseismic to fracture conductivity. All papers are now available on onepetro.org.
The exhibit floor was expanded from the 2012 conference and over 75 companies participated in displaying their products and services. This conference has been one of the fastest growing that SPE hosts, starting in 2007 with just a couple hundred participants and plans are already being made for 2014. If you work in the area of hydraulic fracturing, mark your calendar now to make plans to attend next year!
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Have you seen a lecture on an exciting topic relevant to Production and Operations? Was the speaker a leader in his or her field of expertise and an outstanding public speaker? If so, nominate them for the SPE Distinguished Lecturer Program—deadline 15 March. Learn more »