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SPE Reservoir Characterisation and Simulation Conference and Exhibition
24-26 Jan 2023
Abu Dhabi
call for papers deadline 29 Jul 2022

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SPE is firmly focused on the future of our industry. From examining new technologies in reservoir simulation to understanding fundamentals and advanced analysis, join in the discussion of challenges and opportunities, the latest news and developments, and opportunities to grow your knowledge.



Discussing New Technologies and Opportunities

SPE Live: DL Series – Digital Transformation of Reservoir Management
SPE Live: Big Data and Machine Learning in Reservoir Analysis
SPE Tech Talks: Transforming Stimulation Through Intervention

Reservoir Simulation News

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Cloud Computing Optimizes Vaca Muerta Well Spacing, Stimulation Design

This paper presents a numerical simulation work flow, with emphasis on hydraulic fracture simulation, that optimizes well spacing and completion design simultaneously.

Integrated Deep-Learning and Physics-Based Models Improve Production Prediction

The authors discuss the development of a deep-learning model to identify errors in simulation-based performance prediction in unconventional reservoirs.

Study Investigates Mechanisms for Damage vs. Uplift in Different Basins

The authors of this paper compare case studies from the Bakken and the STACK plays to conclude that mineralogy, petrophysics, and reservoir-condition differences between basins cause differences in the effect of fracture-driven interactions.

Transformer-Based Models Aid Prediction of Transient Production of Oil Wells

The authors of this paper propose a novel approach to data-driven modeling for transient production of oil wells.

Field-Development Optimization Method Benchmarked, Field Tested

This paper describes a novel distributed quasi-Newton derivative-free optimization method for reservoir-performance-optimization problems.

Approach With Simple Tools Enables Well-Spacing Optimization for Unconventionals

The complete paper builds on existing tools in the literature to quantify the effect of changing well spacing on well productivity for a given completion design, using a new, simple, intuitive empirical equation.

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