Coalbed Methane Development
This 1-day course outlines the unique characteristics of coalbed methane (CBM) reservoirs. It reviews key reservoir data and explains how variations in the properties of coal impact completion strategies, performance, and recovery. Comments and examples provide an overview of CBM developments around the globe. Participants will also learn to recognize the factors that control gas-in-place and productivity. Other topics include:
• How to collect, screen, and interpret critical data
• How to calculate reserve volumes and forecast production
• Computer simulation
• Future opportunities and technologies
Why You Should Attend
This class provides practical insight and techniques for quality control and due diligence. It’s also an excellent opportunity to share ideas and meet others in the CBM industry.
Who Should Attend
This course is for engineers, geologists, geophysicists, investors, managers, government officials, planners, and technical support staff who are interested in evaluating CBM fields and understanding the future of the industry.
Participants should have a basic understanding of general engineering and geologic terms.
0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) are awarded for this 1-day course.
To receive a full refund, all cancellations must be received in writing no later than 14 days prior to the course start date. Cancellations made after the 14-day window will not be refunded. Send cancellation requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to +1.866.460.3032 (US) or +1.972.852.9292 (outside US); or mail to SPE Registration, PO Box 833836, Richardson, TX 75083.
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Steve Hennings is the unconventional gas manager for Source Rock Engineering in Littleton, Colorado. He has over 30 years of field and reservoir experience in a large number of basins, covering every phase of development. His focus for the past decade has been on coal gas, coal mine methane and shale gas development. He has been involved in technical evaluations of development and exploration prospects in eight different countries including China, Australia, Canada, India, and the United States.
In 2008, Hennings was awarded the prestigious annual Stefanko Award from the Society of Mining Engineers for his technical contributions. Hennings is a registered professional engineer. He holds a BS in petroleum engineering and an MS in finance.