Monday, March 13
DSATS (SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section) and ART (IADC’s Advanced Rig Technology Committee) will hold a half-day symposium featuring two keynote presentations on automation and robotics. The Programme will take place at the Huisman facility in Rotterdam and conclude with a tour of the unique Huisman Innovation (Drilling) Tower which has been built as a demo unit on the dockside.
Four industry leading speakers will address the state of the art drilling automation and robotics followed by a panel session.
Confirmed keynote speakers:
- Space Robotics, Gianfranco Visentin, Head, Automation & Robotics Section, European Space Agency (ESA)
Confirmed Industry Speakers:
- The state of Drilling Automation compared to other industries, Ekaterina Minyaeva, OTM
- Continuous Motion Rig, Odd Skaerseth, CEO, WEST Group
- Drilling Automation Advances, Eric Quinlan, Huisman
- Shell’s Drilling Automation Project – SCADAdrill, Mark Anderson, Manager Drilling Mechanics Technologies, Shell
|11.00 - 12.00||DSATS/IADC ART Symposium delegate badges (only) available to collect from Registration desk at the Conference Venue: World Forum|
|12.00 - 12.30||Buses depart from World Forum to Huisman Facility|
|12.30 - 13.00||Buses arrive at Huisman Facility|
|13.00 - 15.00||Start of Symposium|
|15.00 - 15.30||Coffee Break|
|17.00 - 19.00||End of Symposium & Start of Reception|
|19.00 - 19.30||End of Reception. Buses depart from Huisman Facility to the World Forum|
|19.30 - 19.40||Buses arrive at World Forum|
Space is limited so be sure to register early which also ensures the early bird rate for members. The meeting will be followed by a sponsored reception for symposium attendees. Registration opens mid-November 2016.
Register before 17 January to benefit from the early bird rates:
Pre-deadline: SPE: EUR 40
Non-SPE: EUR 45
Students: EUR 20
Please collect your badge at registration at the World Forum on Monday by 12.00. Buses will depart for the Huisman Facility directly from there. Access will be restricted to pre-registered attendees only and Identity Numbers will be required. Strictly no photography and cell phones will be required to be left at security upon arrival.
Tuesday, March 14
Ashok K. Belani, Executive Vice President Technology, Schlumberger
Ashok Belani is Executive Vice President Technology, a position he assumed in August 2011. Belani is responsible for the Schlumberger Research, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Lifecycle Management, Software Technology, and Information Technology. Since 2013, he has also led the Marketing, Sales and Account Management functions for Schlumberger. Prior to this appointment Belani served as president, Reservoir Characterisation and earlier as chief technology officer.
Belani joined Schlumberger as a field engineer in 1980 and worked for 10 years in different field positions in operations, sales, and management. He then transferred to product development and held positions in engineering, marketing and technique, and technology management. He served as vice president of Marketing and Product Development for Wireline and later as vice president of Marketing and Product Development for Oilfield Services. He later held the position of chief information officer of Schlumberger Limited. Between 2000 and 2004, Belani managed the Schlumberger semiconductor equipment business in California, where he led a leveraged buyout to a private equity firm, listed the company on Nasdaq as CEO, and then sold it to Credence Systems. Belani studied electrical engineering in India and holds a graduate degree in petroleum engineering from Stanford University. He serves on the Advisory Board for the School of Earth Sciences at Stanford University, and the Board of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He also serves on the Board of Liquid Robotics Inc.
|1015-1025||184663||A Study of the Dynamics of Lateral Fastline Vibrations|
Recorded Dynamics Measurements While Coring Enhances Performance and Recovery
|1530-1540||184645||New Innovative Underreamer Technology Simultaneously Drilled and Reamed with Two Activated Reamers|
Ensuring Zonal Isolation during Abandonment with an Innovative Coiled Tubing Placement Technique
|1515-1525||184671||Improving the Structural Integrity and Sealability of Float Valves with Optimized Float Bore Design|
|1015-1025||184734||Curved Nozzle Design for PDC Bits Enhances Hydraulics for Bit Cleaning and Cooling Improvements|
Efficiency Improvement in the Bakken Realized Through Drilling Data Processing Automation and the Recognition and Standardization of Best Safe Practices
|1530-1540||184733||Developing Remote Operations Capabilities in the US Land Market|
|1030-1100||184596||Case Study of Section Milling Run in Abrasive Salt Dome Formation and Technological Development for Multi-String Section Milling|
|1100-1130||184667||Case History: How to Enable the Horizontal Development of Shallow Reservoirs|
A Case History of the First Drilling with Liner Application in Romania
|1200-1230||184708||Application of Deep Directional Resistivity Reservoir Mapping Tool on Arctic Field Development - Case Studies from the Goliat Field in the Barents Sea|
|1030-1100||184615||A Real-Time Well-Site Based Surveillance and Optimization Platform for Drilling: Technology, Basic Workflows and Field Results|
|1100-1130||184664||Tripping Operations Optimized Through Closed-Loop Vision Technology|
|1130-1200||184650||The Floating Factory Concept: Engineering Efficiencies Up Front to Reduce Deepwater Well Delivery Cost|
|1200-1230||184621||Rethinking the Typical Line-Item DWOP Exercise: Does it Present a Complete Picture?|
Improved Through Christmas-Tree P&A Plug Placement with New Innovative Cementing Methodology
|1100-1130||184716||Successful Multi-Well Deployment of a New Abandonment System for Major Operator|
|1130-1200||184675||True Self-Healing Geopolymer Cements for Improved Zonal Isolation and Well Abandonment|
Development of Experimental Equipment and Procedures to Evaluate Zonal Isolation and Well Abandonment Materials
Drill Bit Connections: A Time for Change
Assuring Efficient PDC Drilling
Mitigating Drilling Dysfunctions and Enhancing Performance with Self-Adjusting Bit Technology: Analytical and Experimental Case Studies
Drilling Dynamics Data Recorders Now Cost-Effective for Every Operator - Compact Embedded Sensors in Bit and BHA Capture Small Data to Make the Right Decisions Fast
From Laboratory High Pressure, High-Temperature Technology to Field Success: A Case Study on New Anti-Balling Coating Development
PDC Bit with Industry’s Largest Cutter Achieves Breakthrough Performance and Savings in Kuwait
The Role of Phosphate Conversion Coatings in Make-up of Casing Connections
|1415-1445||184614||Tubular Connection Integrity: A Comparison of Pipe Makeup Methods|
Improving Casing Integrity by Induction Brazing of Casing Connections
|1545-1615||184745||Innovative Drill Stem Rotary Shoulder Connection Designed for Cost Efficient Operations in the Most Challenging Drilling Environments|
|1615-1645||184689||Maximizing Tubular Capacity and Well Integrity under Near-Yield Loading|
|1645-1715||184680||Development of New Pitting Acceptance Criteria Using Axi-assymetric Thread Models to Improve Service Life and Reduce Repair Costs of Rotary Shouldered Connections|
Human Factors Engineering in the Design and Deployment of a Novel Data Aggregation and Distribution System for Drilling Operations
|1415-1445||184739||Future Workforce Education through Big Data Analysis for Drilling Optimization|
|1445-1515||184744||Real-Time Drilling Optimization and Rig Activity-Based Models Deliver Best-In-Class Drilling Performance: Case History|
|1545-1615||184693||Use of Quantitative Risk Analysis Methods to Determine the Expected Drilling Parameter Operating Window Prior to Operation Start: Example from two Wells in the North Sea|
|1615-1645||184735||Statistical Method for Error Prediction in Decision Support and Control Systems|
Taking a Different Approach to Drilling Data Aggregation to Improve Drilling Performance
Wednesday, March 15
Well Collision Avoidance Management and Principles
Real Time Engineering-based Simulation Training Addresses Risk in Managed Pressure Drilling
An Offshore Drilling Company's Approach to Process Safety Management
Permeability Study of API Class G and B Cements Considering Seawater and WBM Contamination
A Novel Rheological Hierarchy Optimization Methodology with Artificial Intelligence and Inverse Technique Improves Spacer Design
|1000-1030||184597||Specially Customized System for Cementing Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) Casings - Development and Field Trials in a Geothermal Project|
Interventionless Reservoir Isolation Valve Removes the Requirement for an Intermediate Completion: A Case Study
Challenges in Elastomer Technology for Drill-Through Equipment
Predicting Gas Loading Capability in Oil-based Drilling Fluids
|1030-1040||184737||Automated Trend-Based Alerting Enhances Real-Time Hazard Avoidance|
|1040-1050||184681||A Proactive Safety Culture Leading to Reduced TRIR|
|1050-1100||184672||High Assurance on Barrier Placement and Evaluation for Deepwater Wells in Brazil|
The Silver Lining to Squeezing Salts: Practical Cased Hole Logging and Interpretation Method Determines if Mobile Formations Act as Annular Barriers for Plug and Abandonment Applications
Going the Distance: Cement Wiper Plug Technology
Improved Primary Cement Jobs and Mitigation of Sustained Casing Pressure Through the Use of Foamed Spacer Design Technology
|1040-1050||184687||Minimization of Downhole Tool Failures Using Nash Equilibrium and Downhole Data|
A New Analytical Model for Jarring Analysis
|1545-1555||184595||Drilling the World’s Longest 6-1/8 in. Offshore Sidetrack Completed With ICD Screen Partially Cemented System|
|1600-1610||184627||Successful Deep Water Drilling (MPD), Early Kick Detection and Performing Managed Pressure Cementing With CML (Controlled Mud Level) System in GOM and North Sea|
Changing the Chalk Drilling Paradigm in The Netherlands
|1040-1050||184635||Inducing Axial Vibrations in Unconventional Wells: New Insights through Comprehensive Modeling|
|1050-1100||184669||How Experience Transfer and Learning Can Lift Knowledge from Individuals to the Organizational Level|
|1545-1555||184729||Saving a Hole Section Through Real-Time Wellbore Stability Analysis|
Turmoil is often the perfect catalyst to drive innovation and new directions across any industry. This panel recognises that market adversity is an all too common reality in our business. It seeks to leverage the immediate challenges of today to create the breakthroughs of tomorrow by gathering together change-agents from a range of experience to generate a valuable discussion and insights into possible opportunities to improve our business model on the path ahead. Experts ranging from Formula 1 racing to start-up investors to a Drilling Contractor evolving from the world’s largest shipping company will be on-hand to discuss the key elements around innovation and development of game-changing ideas for oil & gas. What are the questions we be should asking ourselves as we wrestle with the long-term evolution of our business, all while trying to navigate the day to day challenges of the current market?
This panel will deliver new insights from some experts in delivering breakthrough strategic change in their field of operations. They will be highlighting views and ideas on the road ahead, and how we can maintain an efficient and profitable agenda, regardless of what happens to the oil price. In addition, the digital oilfield is fast becoming a real prospect to enable us to be a safer and more competitive industry. What can we learn from engaging with a mix of international experts who have lived through the digitalisation of their own industries? What does F1 racing and drilling for hydrocarbons have in common when it comes to investing in breakthrough technologies? And, how can we learn from a high-performance team of speakers to help make our own drilling operations better?
These are but a few of the questions we look forward to tackling, and we hope that you will join the 2017 Drilling Conference panel session for a diverse, exciting learning opportunity which sparks conversation and moves our industry forward.
Anchala Klein, VP, Wells, Global Wells Organisation, BP; Neil Saunders, CEO, Subsea Systems & Drilling, GE Oil & Gas
Young professionals will have the chance to discuss industry and career topics with experienced professionals in a relaxed setting. Simply indicate that you are a young professional on the registration form to receive information about the luncheon.
Neil Saunders, CEO, Subsea Systems & Drilling, GE Oil & Gas
Neil Saunders is responsible for all product lines, systems and global operations of the Subsea Systems & Drilling business unit. Prior to his current role, Neil was the Global Leader for Subsea Production Systems, with responsibility for product lines, systems, project execution and operations at GE’s major subsea-dedicated facilities, including Trees, Controls, Manifolds, Connection Systems and Power & Processing.
Neil has in-depth industry experience gained from a career spanning more than 25 years in upstream oil and gas. He initially joined GE through Vetco Gray within the Subsea Controls business in Nailsea (Bristol), before a move to Aberdeen in 2002. Five years later, Neil was appointed Senior Vice President for a newly formed Global Services business, first based in Houston, before returning to Aberdeen in 2009. Neil moved to the Subsea Production Systems Project office when it was established in Bristol in 2013. He continues to be based in the Bristol Project office and regularly works from the company’s Aberdeen and London offices.
Before joining Vetco Gray in 1991, Neil worked for British Aerospace. He has an MSc in Subsea Engineering from Cranfield University and an MBA from Henley Management College. Neil is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology.
Anchala Klein, VP, Wells, Global Wells Organization, BP
Anchala Klein has 26 years industry experience in Wells services, engineering and operations. In the last 18 years Anchala has held technical and leadership roles across BP’s portfolio from deepwater developments to onshore exploration in the North Sea, Angola, Russia, North Africa and Australia as well as in Drilling Technology. Anchala holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Aeronautical Engineering from City University, London.
Improving Reliability and Performance of Under-Reaming Operations
|1445-1515||184697||Torsional Drillstring Vibration Modelling and Mitigation with Feedback Control|
|1515-1545||184658||A Comparison of Stick-slip Mitigation Tools|
|1615-1645||184657||Challenges and Solutions to the Correct Interpretation of Drilling Friction Tests|
|1645-1715||184611||Improving Torque and Drag Prediction using the Advanced Spline Curves Borehole Trajectory|
Overcoming Marginal Load Limits in Small Diameter Tubing Operations by Using Strain Gauge Measurements
Advancements in APB Mitigation for Thunder Horse Wells
CO2 Self-Healing and Resistant Cement Technology: from Laboratory to the Field
Logging-While-Drilling in Cased Hole to Validate Top of Cement Saving Days of Rig Time: Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Case Studies
|1615-1645||184677||New Generation 3D Simulator Predicts Realistic Mud Displacement in Highly Deviated and Horizontal Wells|
|1645-1715||184673||Understanding Lost Circulation While Cementing: Field Study and Laboratory Research|
|1715-1745||184702||Advanced Modeling of Cement Displacement Complexities|
|1415-1445||184721||API Specification 16 RCD: Demystifying Rotating Control Device Manufacturing Specifications for Operations|
|1515-1545||184633||MPD Applicaton on ERD Well Offshore Venezuela - Managing Bottom Hole Pressure within Narrow Window in a Faulted Limestone Formation with an Static Underbalanced Drilling Fluid|
|1615-1645||184649||Model-based Control in Managed Pressure Drilling|
|1645-1715||184619||Enhanced Formation Integrity Test (FIT) Interpretation and Decision Making Through Real-time Downhole Pressure Measurements|
|1715-1745||184632||Coiled Tubing Cementing Operation Using MPD Technique in a HP/HT Well|
What does diversity really look like?
How do we promote change?
How do we proactively address the gender gap?
The 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos marked a major change in the commitment of CEO’s to ensuring the delivery of a more diverse workforce in the oil and gas industry. By signing up to a 7-point plan twenty of the world’s leading oil and gas companies and their suppliers have committed to changing the way they recruit, retain and promote talented women in the workplace.
At this special event we invite companies to tell us what good practise looks like as the industry strives to turn itself around. Participants will gain insight into what good leadership looks like and how companies set goals to deliver on aspirations. Come and see how to build a successful pipeline of talented women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Find out how top companies deliver an inclusive corporate culture and a great working environment without destroying work life balance.
These issues are important for all members of the Drilling and Completions Community and we invite you to participate in this interactive session to learn more about what you could be doing to address the gender gap.
Oonagh Werngren MBE, current Chair of The Girls’ Network
Oonagh Werngren is Chair of Trustees for The Girls’ Network, an award winning charity that provides mentors to girls and young women from disadvantaged backgrounds. A keen advocate of diversity in the work place she aims to highlight best practise following the 2016 Davos Agreement to address the significant gender gap within the energy industry.
Oonagh is a former Operations Director at Oil & Gas UK responsible for establishing pan- industry projects to increase production in the UKCS and had a crucial role in setting up the Government funded Seismic Programmes for Rockall and the MNSH. Prior to that she held leadership roles in Wells, Developments and Technology for BP, GDF SUEZ, Arco and Tricentrol.
Oonagh is a former President of the PESGB (the 2nd woman to hold the position in 52 years) and has held positions as Non- Executive Director for both OGIC and ITF. She was awarded an MBE in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the oil and gas industry.
Hege Kverneland, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for NOV
Hege received an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science in 1990 and graduated from the General Management Program (GMP) in Harvard Business School in 2009.
Hege has more than 20 years of engineering and product management experience, contributing to quality assurance, research, and product development for NOV. While at NOV, she contributed many new product developments such as a new mud pump design, different PM-motor designs, heave compensation systems and automated drilling systems. She has served on several SPE / IADC committees, and is currently holding the position as Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at NOV.
Katie Mehnert, CEO of Pink Petro, a successful start-up geared at supporting women in Energy.
Katie Mehnert is the Founder and Chief Everything Officer of Pink Petro™, the global community and career resource aimed at disrupting the energy gender gap. Supported by Shell, Halliburton, KPMG, and JIVE Software, Pink Petro has a growing list of international accolades including members in 31+ countries and over 500 companies.
Katie has 19 years of delivering change, learning, and culture transformations. A Who’s Who in Energy and Top 40 under 40 honoree, Katie has held global leadership roles with industry giants BP and Shell in health and safety during periods of financial crisis, spills, divestment, and globalization. Prior to Big Oil, she hailed consulting roles de-risking and driving change at Duke Energy, Waste Management, Entergy, and Enron. Her chaotic imperfect corporate path drove her to build Pink Petro to deal with the looming talent and reputational crisis ahead.
Katie serves on the Board of Directors of the Junior Achievement, Offshore Energy Center, and Ellevate Network. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Communications, Rice University’s Executive Energy program and The Center for Houston’s Future.
Olav Skår, Shell Global Solutions International
Building on an international career spanning some 27 years, Olav was recently appointed to the position of Global Wells Learning Manager at Shell.
His previous role was as the General Manager for Wells operations in UK/Ireland, where he also made significant cross-industry contributions through the Oil and Gas UK Wells Forum. Previous roles in countries like Qatar, Algeria, Netherlands, Syria, Norway, Thailand, New Zealand and the UK have been in diverse operational settings, covering all relevant aspects of Wells planning and operations. He maintains an active desire to work the improvement agenda cross industry.
Olav believes that Diversity and Inclusiveness are key enablers for excellence in our industry, and that we are a force for good when we get it right. His aspiration is to get the best out of what every individual brings, and looks to his team for inspiration in that quest. He has rarely been disappointed.
Olav and his partner of some 25 years, Alexandra, have 4 busy boys. Many adjectives have been used to describe the home situation, boring is not one of them! His claim to fame is to have played the Royal Albert Hall as a young(er) percussionist. The key challenge at the moment is to balance the buzz of work with love for family and a desire to stay fit.
Thursday, March 16
Novel Techniques for Modelling Re-Fracturing in Tight Reservoirs
|0930-1000||184661||Improved Wellbore Stability on Tor/Ekofisk Wells through Shale-Fluid Compatibility Optimization|
Geomechanics of Wellbore Strengthening Revisited: A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Approach
With Field Case Studies
A Simple Method for Identifying Fracture Initiation Pressure
Nonlinear Regression Analysis and System Stiffness Approach for Formation Integrity Test Interpretation
|1200-1230||184603||4-D Geomechanics to Predict Compaction and Subsidence for Development of Unconsolidated Sandstone Reservoirs: Fortuna Project Case Study, Offshore Equatorial Guinea|
Blowout Control Challenges of Pad Drilling and Production: A Case History with Lessons Learned
Integrating Human Factors Into Well Control
A Systems Approach to Well Control Barrier Management During Drilling Operations
Gas Influx into Drilling Fluids during Flow Check Operations as Affected by Gas Absorption Characteristics of the Drilling Fluid
Kick Tolerance and Frictional Pressure Losses. Added Safety or Added Risk?
|1200-1230||184625||Improved Thixtotropic Barrier Fluid|
A generic session title to highlight some innovative, as well as a new look at some existing technologies, in all aspects of downhole tools.
|0900-0930||184683||Horizontal Drilling with Dual Channel Drill Pipe|
|0930-1000||184665||RED: Revolutionary Drilling Technology for Hard Rock Formations|
|1000-1030||184718||Real-Time Borehole Condition Monitoring using Novel 3D Cuttings Sensing Technology|
New Optical Sensor System for Improved Fluid Identification and Fluid Typing During LWD Sampling Operations
|1130-1200||184688||Predicting Rotor-Stator Fit in Positive Displacement Motors (PDMs)|
|1200-1230||184662||New Gas-Tight (V0) Packoff Stage-Cementing Equipment Provides Reliable Solution for Wellbore Integrity and Significant Reduction in Rig Time|
Degassing Rate of Drilling Fluid Base Oils as Exposed to Depressurisation and Drill String Rotation
|1050-1100||184660||CFD Modelling of Observed Cuttings Transport in Oil-based and Water-based Drilling Fluids|
Integrated and Longest Directional Casing While Drilling Mitigates Hole Problems and Improves Drilling Performance While Saving Drilling Time
|1040-1050||184709||Remote Toe Isolation in ERD Wells Using an RFID-Actuated Circulating Toe Sleeve (CTS): A case study|
Characterization and Mitigation of Mud Motor Vibrations
MWD Surveying Enhancement Techniques and Survey Management Workflows Applied at a Barents Sea Field for Accurate Wellbore Positioning
The Value of High-Definition Wellbore Surveys in an Arctic Land Environment
|1050-1100||184692||Experimentally Validated First-Principles Multivariate Modelling for Rheological Study and Design of Complex Drilling Nanofluid Systems|
|1330-1400||184654||Transformation Of Mindset - Cost-Effective Collaborative Well Engineering & Operation Delivers Record Horizontal Appraisal Well in the Barents|
Introduction of New Drilling Technology Provides Continuous High Build Rate Capability on a Complex ‘Corkscrew’ Well Trajectory, Accessing Unswept Reserves in the North Sea
Reliable Mud-Pulse Telemetry System for High-Resolution Real-Time Logs
|1500-1530||184647||Successful Application of a New Inertial Steering Mode of Point-the-Bit RSS in Middle East Field|
Quantification of Wellbore Collision Probability by Novel Analytic Methods
Maximizing Extended Reach Drilling Efficiency With Unconventional Thinking
Case History: A Decade of Experience using Intelligent Completions for Production Optimization and Water Shut-off in Multilateral Wells in the World’s Largest Oilfield
Modeling and Simulation of Annular Pressure Buildup (APB) in a Deepwater Wellbore with Vacuum-Insulated Tubing
Reducing Well Costs and Extending Field Life With Intelligently Controlled Trilateral and Quadrilateral TAML Level-5 Multilaterals
Subsea Installation of an Interventionless Annular Safety Valve Reduces Operational Time: A Case Study
Innovative Testing of Mills and Wellhead Freeze Implemented on Offshore High-Rate 10,000 psi Gas Well
|1600-1630||184726||An Industry-First 7-5/8 in. Drill Pipe Like Tubular Facilitates Deep Offshore Completions and Interventions by Saving Time and Reducing Cost|
Development to Delivery - A Collaborative Approach to Implementing Drilling Automation
|1400-1430||184694||World First; "Closed Loop Downhole Automation" Combined with “Process Automation System” Provides Integrated Drilling Automation in the Permian Basin|
Transitioning the Directional Driller Off the Rig
|1500-1530||184659||Pragmatic Analytics of Control System Alarms for Improved Drilling Performance and Equipment Maintenance|
|1530-1600||184610||Improved Bottomhole Pressure Control with Wired Drillpipe and Physics-Based Models|
|1600-1630||184691||A Synchronized Rigsite-to-Office Approach to the Management of Automated Torque and Drag Data|