SPE Technology Updates

Industry and Society news grouped by SPE technical discipline

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Director’s Note: Reservoir Description and Dynamics

We all recognize and appreciate the challenges of the present downturn, especially the effects on field operations, development planning, and reservoir management. However, the workloads in reservoir engineering and formation evaluation have never been higher. SPE has targeted the same level of technical standards at its conferences and workshops, and there are many venues available for those seeking exposure and guidance for Reservoir Description and Dynamics.

For guidance, please see:

Upcoming SPE Events

SPE Connect

I encourage you to take advantage of opportunities to network and collaborate.

As always, my “virtual door” is always open if I can be of assistance/guidance in matters related to Reservoir Description and Dynamics.

Tom Blasingame

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Webinar: Protecting the Digital Oil Field from the Emerging Cyber Threats

No matter what we call our Digital Oil Fields — intelligent, smart, integrated — the ultimate fact is that those fields are data-driven oilfields that are interconnected in between and integrated with business networks and systems. We do understand that there is no fully secure system on this earth, however we can still have an advanced level of robust cyber security controls that can be injected during the design of the digital oil field that makes it robust against the emerging cyber threats. Join Ayman Al Issa on 11 May for this webinar.

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Webinar: Flow Assurance Careers: What to Do In Times of Low Oil Price?

Our business is enduring a substantial drop in price from high values near USD 100 bbl to USD 30 bbl. Jefferson Creek, PhD will discuss the traditional price/employment cycle with examples from his 38-year career with Chevron and will provide takeaways helpful in defining your energy career. Join Jefferson Creek on 21 April at 1200 Central Time for this webinar.

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Webinar: Public-Private Partnerships in the Oil and Gas Industry

Join Ruth Perry and Stephen Truchon on 10 May at 1200 Central Standard Time as they present a live webinar on research and development programs that drive technology advancement in order to meet the many challenges associated with exploring and operating in the offshore environment.
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Webinar: Case Study – The Successes and Challenges of Using Drilling Automation Technology and Optimization Process in a Well Factory Environment

“Case Study The Successes and Challenges of Using Drilling Automation Technology and Optimization Process in a Well Factory Environment” ” will be the topic of discussion for Matt Isbell and Keith Trichel”s live webinar on 08 June at 0830 Central Time.

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