SPE Western Regional Meeting 23 - 26 Apr 2019 DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose San Jose, California, USA

Schedule

Tuesday, April 23

08:00 - 17:00
2019 SPE Western Noth America Regional Student Paper Contest Oak
  • Learn more about the contestants and schedules.
  • Email spc@spe.org for more information or for any questions.
17:00 - 19:00
Welcome Reception Exhibit Hall

Join us for the Welcome Reception at the Exhibit Hall!

Wednesday, April 24

08:00 - 09:45
Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation Panel: Maximizing Value from Digital Innovation Oak/Fir
Moderator(s) Michelle Pflueger, Chevron

Panelists:

  • Marina Trinca Vespan, Schlumberger
  • Roland Horne, Stanford University
  • Arno Van den Haak, Amazon
  • Bruce Niemeyer, Chevron
10:00 - 11:40
01  Technology Innovations Oak
Session Chairpersons Maclean O Amabeoku - Laurel Energy & Environmental Services Inc
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Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195326 Completions A Novel Technology for Providing Long Term Scale Prevention in an Alaskan North Slope Waterflood A.J. Bond, Caelus Energy Alaska LLC; T.T. Palisch, CARBO Ceramics, Inc.; J. Leasure, Carbo Ceramics
1025-1050 195345 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Application of Novel Surfactants with Co-Solvent Character for Heavy Oil Recovery K. Baek, F.J. Argüelles-Vivas, G.A. Abeykoon, R. Okuno, U.P. Weerasooriya, The University of Texas at Austin
1050-1115 195261 Production & Operations Digital Solutions to Optimize Jet Pump Technology for Production Enhancement K.M. Deshpande, M. Knoeller, V.C. Patkar, Weatherford
1115-1140 195255 Management & Information The Growing Role of Unmanned Vehicles in the Oil Industry H. Saadawi, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Alternate 195323 Drilling Landing String Slip System Numerical Analysis to Evaluate Pipe Crushing Problems S.P. Mirasdar, K.M. Deshpande, F. Amezaga, Weatherford
10:00 - 11:40
02  Wells Fir
Session Chairpersons Jennifer Yvonne Julian - BP Exploration
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Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195361 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Production Optimization through Intelligent Wells in Steam Trapping in SAGD Operations C. Temizel, Aera Energy LLC-EBS; C.H. Canbaz, Ege University; Y. Palabiyik, Istanbul Technical University; M. Irani, Ashaw Energy; K. Balaji, University of North Dakota; R. Ranjith, Far Technologies
1025-1050 195259 Completions Economic Nano-additive to Improve Cement Sealing Capability M. Tabatabaei, A. Dahi Taleghani, N. Alem, Pennsylvania State University
1050-1115 195293 Completions A Modified Design for Gravel Packing with Expandable Rubber Beads M. Ramezanian, S. Emadibaladehi, Texas Tech University; H. Wang, Sharp-Rock Technologies, Inc.
1115-1140 195353 Drilling Active Cooling method for Downhole Systems in High Temperature Environment W. Gao, K. Liu, CNPC Engineering Technology R&D Company Limited; Y. Su, L. Sheng, C. Cao, X. Dou, L. Zhang, CNPC Engineering Technology R&D
Alternate 195330 Production & Operations The Application of Dissolvable Cement Retainer For Remedial Cementing Technique in High Water Production Zone S. Zhang, Vertechs Oil & Gas Technology Co., Ltd.; W. Wang, University of Calgary; L. Zeng, N.M. Chep, Vertechs Oil & Gas Technology Co., Ltd.
10:00 - 11:40
03  Formation Damage Pine
Session Chairpersons Marilou Tanchuling Guerrero-lee - Aera Energy LLC, Cenk Temizel - Aera Energy LLC-EBS
Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195313 Completions Evaluation of a New Treatment to Remove Calcium Sulfate Scale: Lab Studies and Field Application A.F. Ibrahim, H.A. Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University; M.A. Abd El-baqi, A. Abdelhay, SAPESCO; H. Farouk, A. Aref, A. Reda, M. Rafaat, M. Gamal, ZEITCO
1025-1050 195336 Drilling The Impact of Re-Injecting Flowback Fluids on Formation Damage. Case Study: Marcellus Shale L. Zhang, T. Michael, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
1050-1115 195373 Completions Characterizing of Ferric Ion interaction with Viscoelastic surfactant (VES)-based acidizing fluid S. Afra, H. Samouei, H.A. Nasr-El-Din, Texas A&M University
1115-1140 195288 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Multiphase Permeability Evolution In Low Permeability Sandstones from Surfactant-treated Fracturing Fluids K. Abaa, Exponent, Inc.; J.Y. Wang, D. Elsworth, M.T. Ityokumbul, Pennsylvania State University
Alternate 195302 Completions Drilling Fluid Impact on Injectivity During Multistage Fracturing in Horizontal Wells S. Asel, Saudi Aramco UR WCO&PED; A.M. Al Moajil, B.G. Al-harbi, S.S. Aldarweesh, Saudi Aramco PE&D
12:00 - 13:30
Awards Luncheon
Ticketed Event
Speaker(s) Shauna Noonan, 2020 SPE President
13:30 - 17:00
04  Machine Learning Oak
Session Chairpersons Iraj Ershaghi - University of Southern California, Donald Lee Paul - University of Southern California
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195278 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Application of Machine Learning in Transient Surveillance in a Deep-Water Oil Field O. Chang, Y. Pan, A. Dastan, D. Teague, F.J. Descant, Chevron
1355-1420 195265 Management & Information Enhancing Reservoir Management Quality and Efficiency of Thermal Assets with Data-Driven Models T.H. Kim, Chevron North America E&P
1420-1445 195307 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Cyclic Steam Injection Process in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs A. Ersahin, Pennsylvania State University; S. Gul, The University of Texas At Austin; T. Ertekin, Pennsylvania State University; C. Temizel, Aera Energy
1445-1510 195312 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Real-Time Steam Allocation Workflow Using Machine Learning for Digital Heavy Oil Reservoirs N. Sibaweihi, R.G. Patel, J.L. Guevara, University of Alberta; I.D. Gates, University of Calgary; J.J. Trivedi, University of Alberta
1545-1610 195329 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A General Spatio-Temporal Clustering-Based Non-local Formulation for Multiscale Modeling of Compartmentalized Reservoirs S. Esmaeilzadeh, Stanford University; A. Salehi, G. Hetz, Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC; F. Olalotiti-lawal, Texas A&M University; H. Darabi, D. Castineira, Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC
1610-1635 195317 Management & Information Event Recognition on Time Series Frac Data using Machine Learning A.J. Ramirez, J.G. Iriarte Lopez, Well Data Labs
1635-1700 195344 Completions Integrating Machine Learning in Identifying Sweet Spots in Unconventional Formations S. Tandon, The University of Texas at Austin
Alternate 195334 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Estimating Downhole Vibration Via Machine Learning Techniques Using Only Surface Drilling Parameters P. Okoli, University of Calgary; J. Cruz Vega, Cathedral Energy Services; R.J. Shor, University of Calgary
13:30 - 17:00
05  EOR Fir
Session Chairpersons Anthony Robert Kovscek - Stanford University, Abhijit Yeshwant Dandekar - University of Alaska - Fairbanks
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195257 Reservoir Description & Dynamics First Ever Polymer Flood Field Pilot - A Game Changer to Enhance the Recovery of Heavy Oils on Alaska’s North Slope A.Y. Dandekar, University of Alaska Fairbanks; B. Bai, Missouri University of Science and Technology; J.A. Barnes, Hilcorp Alaska LLC; D.P. Cercone, J. Ciferno, National Energy Technology Laboratory; S.X. Ning, Reservoir Experts LLC; R.S. Seright, New Mexico Inst-Mining & Tech; B. Sheets, University of Alaska Fairbanks; D. Wang, University of North Dakota; Y. Zhang, University of Alaska Fairbanks
1355-1420 195362 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Imbibition Oil Recovery from the Montney Core Plugs: The Interplay of Wettability, Osmotic Potential and Microemulsion Effects L. Yuan, H. Dehghanpour, University of Alberta; A. Ceccanese, Birchcliff Energy Ltd
1420-1445 195319 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Revisiting Kelvin Equation for Accurate Modeling of Pore Scale Thermodynamics of Different Solvent Gases I. Al-Kindi, T. Babadagli, University of Alberta
1445-1510 195340 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Polymer Flooding in Oil-Wet, 2D Heterogeneous Porous Media R. Singh, H. Song, K.K. Mohanty, The University of Texas At Austin
1545-1610 195322 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Improvement of Reservoir Management Efficiency Using Stochastic Capacitance Resistance Model T.H. Kim, Chevron North America E&P
1610-1635 195378 Reservoir Description & Dynamics CO2-EOR and Carbon Storage in Indian Oilfields: From Laboratory Study to Pilot Design P. Chen, A. Selveindran, The University of Houston; C. Kumar, S. Yomdo, Oil India Ltd.; S. Bose, The University of Houston; S. Balasubramanian, University of Houston; G.C. Thakur, The University of Houston
1635-1700 195310 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Synergistic Effect between Surfactant and Nanoparticles on the Stability of Methane Foam in EOR Processes C. Qian, A. Telmadarreie, M. Dong, S.L. Bryant, University of Calgary
13:30 - 17:00
06  Modeling Pine
Session Chairpersons Mun-Hong Hui - Chevron ETC, Alexandre Lapene - Total SA
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Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195372 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Improving Waterflood Efficiency in the Wilmington Field Using Streamline-Based Surveillance R. Kwong, R. Kellogg, California Resources Corporation; M.R. Thiele, Streamsim Technologies, Inc.; D. Simmons, City of Long Beach Energy Resources
1355-1420 195251 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Understanding Flow Through Interwell Tracers C.C. Tello Bahamon, Schlumberger Limited; G.L. Mora, Schlumberger; T. Acosta, Ecopetrol S. A.; G. Manrique, Ecopetrol S.A.; D. Quintero, Consultant
1420-1445 195332 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Evaluation of Gas and Downhole Water Sink-Assisted Gravity Drainage (GDWS-AGD) Process in Saturated Oil Reservoirs with infinite-Acting Aquifer D.A. Al-Obaidi, The University of Baghdad; W.J. Al-Mudhafar, Basrah Oil Company; A.K. Wojtanowicz, Louisiana State University; M.S. Al-Jawad, The University of Baghdad; D. Saini, California State University, Bakersfield
1445-1510 195286 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Pressure Transient Analysis in Fractured Horizontal Wells with Fracture Networks Z. Chen, X. Liao, State Key Laboraory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China Universityof Petroleum at Beijing; Q. Liu, Changqing Oilfield Corporation, PetroChina; L. Wang, CNCP Research Institute of Safety & Environment Technology; S. Wang, Changqing Oilfield Corporation, PetroChina; X. Tang, J. Zhang, China Universityof Petroleum at Beijing
1545-1610 195333 Production & Operations Predicting and Applying Wellhead Temperatures for Steamflood Field Operation and Production Performance Monitoring Z. Yang, Aera Energy LLC
1610-1635 195327 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Transient Two-Phase Flow Model for Production Prediction of Tight Gas Wells with Fracturing Fluid-Induced Formation Damage Y. Wu, L. Cheng, S. Huang, China University of Petroleum, Beijing; S. Fang, Sinopec Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute; J.E. Killough, Texas A & M University; P. Jia, S. Wang, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
1635-1700 195256 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Novel Meshing Routine for Modeling Reservoirs with Multiple Curved and Intersecting Faults In Coupled Flow-Geomechanical Dual 3D Grids A.A. Bubshait, B. Jha, University of Southern California
15:10 - 15:45
15:10 - 15:45
PS01  Knowledge Sharing Poster I Exhibit Hall
Session Chairpersons Roland N. Horne - Stanford University
Time Paper # Presentation
1510-1545 195323 Drilling Landing String Slip System Numerical Analysis to Evaluate Pipe Crushing Problems S.P. Mirasdar, K.M. Deshpande, F. Amezaga, Weatherford
1510-1545 195330 Production & Operations The Application of Dissolvable Cement Retainer For Remedial Cementing Technique in High Water Production Zone S. Zhang, Vertechs Oil & Gas Technology Co., Ltd.; W. Wang, University of Calgary; L. Zeng, N.M. Chep, Vertechs Oil & Gas Technology Co., Ltd.
1510-1545 195302 Completions Drilling Fluid Impact on Injectivity During Multistage Fracturing in Horizontal Wells S. Asel, Saudi Aramco UR WCO&PED; A.M. Al Moajil, B.G. Al-harbi, S.S. Aldarweesh, Saudi Aramco PE&D
1510-1545 195334 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Estimating Downhole Vibration Via Machine Learning Techniques Using Only Surface Drilling Parameters P. Okoli, University of Calgary; J. Cruz Vega, Cathedral Energy Services; R.J. Shor, University of Calgary
1510-1545 195289 Drilling Application of Sourceless Solutions for Geosteering and Formation Evaluation with Logging While Drilling Technologies: Case Study from Kuwait Reservoir G.S. Padhy, M.T. El Gezeery, M.A. Al Rashidi, J. Silambuchelvan, T. Al Rashidi, Kuwait Oil Company; A. Abdulkarim, N. Farhi, Halliburton; H. Rahimov, Halliburton Co.
1510-1545 195263 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Effect of Crude Oil Composition on Microwave Absorption of Heavy Oils H. Liao, M. Morte, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University

Thursday, April 25

08:00 - 09:45
Panel Discussion - Regulatory Issue Panel: Emerging Regulatory, Stakeholder, and Technology Trends in Air Quality and Climate Change Oak/Fir
Moderator(s) Jonathan Lilien, Chevron

Panelists: 

  • Scott Anderson, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Adam Brandt, Stanford University
  • Karen Magliano, California Air Resources Board
  • Megan Silva, Aera Energy
09:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 12:00
07  Regulatory Compliance Oak
Session Chairpersons Ramin Dabirian - University of Tulsa, Mahdi Ramezanian - Texas Tech University
Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195282 Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility Empirical Evidence Demonstrating Injection Containment and Absence of Injection Fracturing, Wilmington Oil Field Case Study R. Kellogg, D.J. Mercier, California Resources Corporation
1025-1050 195346 Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility Comprehensive Overview of US Environmental Regulations; Implementation and Impact on the Industry J. Shipman, F. Liu, CNPC USA; A. Wilcox, Houston Advanced Research Ct; R. Haut, HEST, LLC; B. Yuan, A. Liu, RISE
1050-1115 195284 Management & Information How Big Data Analytics can help future Regulatory Issues in Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) Projects K. Balaji, Z. Zhou, M. Rabiei, University of North Dakota
1115-1150 195298 Management & Information Defining and Deriving the Proper Order of Movements from Prospective Resources, to Contingent Resources, to Reserves (and back) N. Moridis, J. Lee, Texas A&M University; W. Sim, Aucerna; T.A. Blasingame, Texas A&M University
10:00 - 12:00
08  Case Histories Fir
Session Chairpersons Fnu Suleen - Chevron Corporation
Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195252 Reservoir Description & Dynamics On the Application of a Simplified Temperature-Dependent Friction-Theory Viscosity Model in Compositional and Thermal-Compositional Reservoir Simulations H. Alboudwarej, Chevron ETC; J. Sheffield, V.T. Hoang, Chevron ETC (Retired); C. Co, Chevron ETC; C.L. Schroeder, The University of Texas at Austin; J. Wang, Chevron ETC
1025-1050 195296 Completions Impact of Frac Hits on Production Performance- A Case Study in Marcellus Shale A. Khodabakhshnejad, MicroSeismic, Inc
1050-1115 195249 Production & Operations Co-Production to Overcome Water Influx in Alaskan Reservoir R. Yeager, University of Alaska Fairbanks; S.L. Patil, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; S. Ning, Reservoir Experts, LLC.; L.D. Saugier, D. Taylor, Hilcorp LLC., USA; A.Y. Dandekar, University of Alaska - Fairbanks; S. Khataniar, University of Alaska Fairbanks
1115-1140 195244 Reservoir Description & Dynamics New Dilation Stimulation Technologies to Improve SAGD Performance: Two Cases Study and Practices G. Liang, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, CNPC; S. Liu, Research Inst Petr Expl & Dev; Y. Liu, J. Zhou, Z. Liu, B. Han, Y. Bao, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, CNPC
10:00 - 12:00
09  Facilities/Safety Pine
Session Chairpersons Vahid Atashbari - University of Alaska - Fairbanks, Arash Dahi Taleghani - Pennsylvania State University
Time Paper # Presentation
1000-1025 195337 Production & Operations Salt Water Disposal Performance in the Williston Basin D.D. Schmidt, Equinor US; A. Miguens, C. Wong, K. Hlava, D. Pinkston, equinor
1025-1050 195363 Projects, Facilities & Construction Desalination of Oilfield Produced Water Using Electrocoagulation and Reverse Osmosis C.H. Webb, Golden Trout Engineering
1050-1115 195295 Production & Operations Predictive Maintenance for Rod Pumps P.D. Bangert, Algorithmica Technologies Inc
1115-1140 195274 Projects, Facilities & Construction Model Evaluation of Sand Transport Under Gas-Liquid Stratified Flow R. Dabirian, M. Mohammadikharkeshi, R. Mohan, O. Shoham, University of Tulsa
Alternate 195289 Drilling Application of Sourceless Solutions for Geosteering and Formation Evaluation with Logging While Drilling Technologies: Case Study from Kuwait Reservoir G.S. Padhy, M.T. El Gezeery, M.A. Al Rashidi, J. Silambuchelvan, T. Al Rashidi, Kuwait Oil Company; A. Abdulkarim, N. Farhi, Halliburton; H. Rahimov, Halliburton Co.
12:00 - 13:30
Keynote Luncheon
Ticketed Event
Speaker(s) Todd Stevens, California Resources Corporation
13:30 - 17:00
10  Digital Oilfield Oak
Session Chairpersons Andrei Sergiu Popa - Chevron Corporation, Richin Chhajlani - Chevron Corporation
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195357 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Uncertainty Analysis in Production Forecasting-Part II: A case study on the Barnett and Haynesville Shale Plays. A.O. Mabadeje, R. Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, University of Oklahoma
1355-1420 195264 Management & Information Innovative Convolutional Neural Networks Applied in Dynamometer Cards Generation Y. Peng, R. Zhao, X. Zhang, J. Shi, S. Chen, PetroChina RIPED; Q. Gan, Oil & Gas Technology Research Institute Of Changqing Oilfield Company, PetroChina; G. Li, Xinjiang Oilfield Company, PetroChina; X. Zhen, T. Han, Oil Production Technology Institute Of Dagang Oilfield Company, PetroChina
1420-1445 195304 Completions Slickwater, Hybrid, Suspended Proppant: Practical use of Data Analytics to Determine Hydraulic Fracture Fluids L. Sedillos, Covia Corp; J. Saxena, Colorado School of Mines; C.E. Convers Gomez, Consultant; E.S. Dean, Colorado School of Mines; R. Roundtree, IHS Markit
1445-1510 195294 Completions A Data-Driven Evaluation of Hydraulic Fracturing Performance in Hassi Messaoud FIeld, Algeria R.J. Soto Maldonado, Halliburton; A.E. Aoun, Sonatrach
1545-1610 195268 Drilling A Novel Application of Artificial Neural Networks to Predict Rate of Penetration R. Aliyev, D.L. Paul, University of Southern California
1610-1635 195283 Production & Operations Sensitivity Analysis and Prediction of Vertical Multistacked Well IPR -Tight Oil Reservoir Using Artificial Intelligence Technique I.H. Gomaa, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; S. Elkatatny, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals; T. Mousa, H. Serag, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
1635-1700 195311 Completions Prescriptive Analytics for Completion Optimization in Unconventional Resources M.G. Shirangi, Y. Oruganti, T.A. Wilson, Baker Hughes, a GE company; E. Furlong, Baker Hughes; E. Winter, J. Martin, R. Yancy, Diamondback Energy
13:30 - 17:00
11  Heavy Oil 1 Fir
Session Chairpersons Michael Anthony Eghre-bello - Chevron Canada Resources
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195318 Reservoir Description & Dynamics In-situ Combustion Frontal Stability Analysis Z. Zhu, Y. Liu, C. Liu, Y. Wang, China University of Petroleum (Beijing); A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University
1355-1420 195328 Management & Information Data Analytics for Steam Injection Projects S. Castrup, Integrated Sciences Group
1420-1445 195358 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Feasibility Study of Heavy oil Recovery Using in-situ Steam Generated by Thermochemicals T. Moussa, S. Patil, M.A. Mahmoud, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
1445-1510 195301 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Prediction Method for Estimating Time to Convert from Cyclic To Drive in Steam Injection Processes H. Ssembatya, I. Ershaghi, University of Southern California
1545-1610 195343 Production & Operations Characterization of Oil and Water Sound Speeds and Densities for Ultrasonic Water Cut Meters S. Castrup, Integrated Sciences Group; C. Webb, Golden Trout Engineering; C. Lazaruk, Chevron U.S.A. Inc.
1610-1635 195348 Reservoir Description & Dynamics SAGD Performance Variability - Analysis of Actual Production Data for 28 Athabasca Oil Sands Well Pairs Q.T. Doan, Vincano Inc.; S. Farouq Ali, University of Houston; T.B. Tan, Petrostudies Consultants Inc.
1635-1700 195360 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Coke Deposition During Air Injection Assisted Cyclic Steam Stimulation Process: Mechanism Study and Field Impact Analysis Y. Wang, L. Zhang, S. Ren, China University of Petroleum (East China)
Alternate 195263 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Effect of Crude Oil Composition on Microwave Absorption of Heavy Oils H. Liao, M. Morte, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
Alternate 195247 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Practical Application of Pareto-Based Multi-Objective Optimization and Proxy Modeling for Steam Alternating Solvent Process Design L.E. Coimbra Paniagua, Z. Ma, J.Y. Leung, University of Alberta
Alternate 195254 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Anionic Surfactant and Heavy Oil Interaction during Surfactant-Steam Process M. Alshaikh, Texas A&M University; Y. Lee, Universiti Teknologi Petronas; B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
13:30 - 17:00
12  Reservoir Characterization Pine
Session Chairpersons William J Milliken - Chevron Corporation, Dayanand Saini - California State University Bakersfield
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195290 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Application of Pressure Transient Analysis and 4D Seismic in Evaluating and Quantifying Compaction in a Deepwater Reservoir F. Suleen, S. Oppert, U. Lari, J. Adachi, Chevron Corporation
1355-1420 195367 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Case Study: Natural Gas Storage in Federal Waters Offshore California C. Ojukwu, K. Smith, N. Kadkhodayan, M. Leung, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management; R. Dame, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; A. Voskanian, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (Retired)
1420-1445 195243 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Production Analysis and Forecasting for Unconventional Reservoirs Using Laplacian Echo-State Networks Y. Pan, Texas A & M University; P. Zhou, L. Deng, J. Lee, Texas A&M University
1445-1510 195271 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Constrained Least-squares Multiwell Deconvolution J. Cumming, Durham University; V. Jaffrezic, Total S. A.; T. Whittle, Imperial College; A.C. Gringarten, Imperial College London
1545-1610 195266 Production & Operations High Resolution Dynamic Drainage Height Estimations using Subsurface DNA Diagnostics E. Percak-Dennett, J. Liu, H. Shojaei, L. Ursell, T. Ishoey, Biota Technology
1610-1635 195376 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Fall-off Diagnostics of Eroded Zones during Waterflooding of Unconsolidated Formations Q. Qi, I. Ershaghi, University of Southern California
1635-1700 195331 Production & Operations Identification of the Decline in Well Productivity Index due to Wellbore Damage Through the Removal of Fluid and Formation Effects S. Morsy, Y. Pan, Chevron ETC; U. Lari, Chevron North America E&P; W.Y. Clark, Chevron USA Production Co.; E. Mire, Chevron; F. Suleen, Chevron Corporation
Alternate 195355 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Improving Value of History Matching by Bridging the Discipline Gap with Integrated Static and Dynamic Subsurface Evaluations P.A. Fjerstad, Chevron Corporation; J.C. De La Colina, Chevron ETC; A. Turner, A. Tyshkanbayeva, V. Pusca, Chevron; O.T. Lolomari, Chevron ETC; B. Ayanbule, J. Kim, Chevron; S. Ghoraishy, Chevron ETC; C. Chukwuka, Chevron
Alternate 195352 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Pore Structure Characterization of a Shale Sample Using SEM Images Y. Zhang, R.G. Moghanloo, D. Davudov, University of Oklahoma
Alternate 195285 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Particulate Flow through Porous Media Y. Jin, R. Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, D. Davudov, University of Oklahoma
15:10 - 15:45
15:10 - 15:45
PS02  Knowledge Sharing Poster II Exhibit Hall
Session Chairpersons Roland N. Horne - Stanford University
Time Paper # Presentation
1510-1545 195247 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Practical Application of Pareto-Based Multi-Objective Optimization and Proxy Modeling for Steam Alternating Solvent Process Design L.E. Coimbra Paniagua, Z. Ma, J.Y. Leung, University of Alberta
1510-1545 195254 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Anionic Surfactant and Heavy Oil Interaction during Surfactant-Steam Process M. Alshaikh, Texas A&M University; Y. Lee, Universiti Teknologi Petronas; B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
1510-1545 195355 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Improving Value of History Matching by Bridging the Discipline Gap with Integrated Static and Dynamic Subsurface Evaluations P.A. Fjerstad, Chevron Corporation; J.C. De La Colina, Chevron ETC; A. Turner, A. Tyshkanbayeva, V. Pusca, Chevron; O.T. Lolomari, Chevron ETC; B. Ayanbule, J. Kim, Chevron; S. Ghoraishy, Chevron ETC; C. Chukwuka, Chevron
1510-1545 195352 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Pore Structure Characterization of a Shale Sample Using SEM Images Y. Zhang, R.G. Moghanloo, D. Davudov, University of Oklahoma
1510-1545 195285 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Effects in Particulate Flow through Porous Media Y. Jin, R. Ghanbarnezhad Moghanloo, D. Davudov, University of Oklahoma
1510-1545 195281 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integrated Workflow Reduces Uncertainty in Type Well Construction and Production Forecasting of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Wells R. Lemoine, J. Lee, Texas A&M University
1510-1545 195277 Production & Operations Study and Evaluation Of Wellbore Integrity Strategy for Unconventional Resources Restimulation Purpose Q. Chen, T. Li, Q. Sun, L. Yiliang, H. Weiye, H. Shouzhi, RIPED PetroChina

Friday, April 26

08:00 - 12:00
13  Unconventional Oak
Session Chairpersons Birendra Jha - University of Southern California, Jihoon Kim - Texas A & M U (PE Dept Po's )
Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0825 195366 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Permeability and Porosity Evolution of Organic Rich Shales as a Result of Heating T. Kim, C.M. Ross, K.M. Guan, A.K. Burnham, A.R. Kovscek, Stanford University
0825-0850 195269 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Modeling Naturally and Hydraulically Fractured Reservoirs With Artificial Intelligence and Assisted History Matching Methods Using Physics-Based Simulators E.M. Eltahan, W. Yu, K. Sepehrnoori, The University of Texas At Austin; E. Kerr, EP Energy; J. Miao, SimTech LLC; R. Ambrose, EP Energy
0850-0915 195305 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Evaluation of Fractured Rocks through Anomalous Diffusion R.S. Raghavan, R Raghavan, Inc.; C.C. Chen, Kappa
0915-0940 195338 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Analytical Scaling Enhances Production Analysis of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Wells R. Lemoine, J. Lee, Texas A&M University
1000-1025 195280 Completions A Newly Developed Approach to Evaluate Rock Brittleness and Fracability for Hydraulic Fracturing Optimization in Shale Gas M. Salah, Khalda Petroleum; M.I. Mohamed, Colorado School of Mines; M.H. Ibrahim, C. Pieprzica, Apache Corp.
1025-1050 195359 Completions A Correlation for Estimating Biot Coefficient Q. Li, R. Aguilera, University of Calgary; H. Cinco-Ley, UNAM and Consultant
1050-1115 195279 Completions Evaluation of Hydrophobic Proppant Transport by Aqueous Energized Fluids, Impact of Gas Volume Fraction and Proppant Size: A Holistic Approach. A. Pruvot, J. McAndrew, P.A. Cisternas, American Air Liquide; H.J. Quintero, ChemTerra Innovation; C. Wang, Trican Well Service LTD.; D. Cherniwchan, Air Liquide Canada
1115-1140 195250 Reservoir Description & Dynamics The Impact of Stress Shadowing and Geomechanical Effects on Gas Production from Marcellus Shale M.N. El Sgher, K. Aminian, S. Ameri, West Virginia University
Alternate 195281 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integrated Workflow Reduces Uncertainty in Type Well Construction and Production Forecasting of Multi-Fractured Horizontal Wells R. Lemoine, J. Lee, Texas A&M University
08:00 - 12:00
14  Heavy Oil 2 Fir
Session Chairpersons Mason M Medizade - California Polytechnic State University, Ramon Elias - Santa Maria Energy
Time Paper # Presentation
0825-0825 195314 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integrated Modeling Of In-situ Combustion From Laboratory To Field Scale Z. Zhu, C. Liu, China University of Petroleum (Beijing); Y. Gong, Y. Song, E&D Research Institute of Liaohe Oilfield Company of CNPC; Y. Liu, R. Zhao, Z. Chen, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
0825-0850 195324 Production & Operations Further Investigation of Downhole Heating by an Electric Cable M.M. Medizade, Z.D. Wiltshire, California Polytechnic State University
0850-0915 195291 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A New Analytical Model to Predict Oil Production for Cyclic Steam Stimulation of Horizontal Wells F. Chen, H. Liu, X. Dong, Y. Wang, Q. Zhang, D. Zhao, China University of Petroleum Beijing; P. Gai, F. Yin, L. Qu, Shengli Oilfield, Sinopec
0915-0940 195316 Reservoir Description & Dynamics The Use Of Asphaltenes Precipitants and Environmentally Friendly Solvents During Solvent-steam Processes A. Ng, N. Vishnumolaka, B. Hascakir, Texas A&M University
1000-1025 195350 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Novel Particle-Tracking Based Proxy For Capturing SAGD Production Features Under Reservoir Heterogeneity C. Gao, Z. Ma, J.Y. Leung, University of Alberta
1025-1050 195370 Completions An Investigation into the Effect of Brine Salinity on Fines Migration in SAGD Operations M. Haftani, C. Wang, J.D. Montero Pallares, University of Alberta; M. Mahmoudi, V. Fattahpour, RGL Reservoir Management Inc; A. Nouri, University of Alberta
1050-1115 195320 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Enhanced heavy Oil Recovery After Primary Production Using Oil-Soluble Surfactant-Assisted Cyclic Mixed Solvent Injection Process S. Xiaofei, Y. Zhang, H. Zhao, China University of Petroleum (East China)
1115-1140 195277 Production & Operations Study and Evaluation Of Wellbore Integrity Strategy for Unconventional Resources Restimulation Purpose Q. Chen, T. Li, Q. Sun, L. Yiliang, H. Weiye, H. Shouzhi, RIPED PetroChina
08:00 - 12:00
15  Reservoir Engineering Pine
Session Chairpersons Samiha Morsy - Chevron ETC
Time Paper # Presentation
0800-0825 195321 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Practical Automated Detection of Remaining Oil in Mature Fields Using Production and Geology Data I. Arslan, Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC; F. Rajabi, Stanford University; F. Ibrahima, Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC
0825-0850 195270 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Robust Reservoir Screening Approach to Identify IOR/EOR Opportunities from Mature Oilfields P. Chen, Y. Zhu, University of Houston; A. DEKA, ExxonMobil; C. Kumar, M. Kumar, Oil India Ltd.; S. Balasubramanian, G.C. Thakur, University of Houston
0850-0915 195351 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Impact of Relative Permeability Uncertainty on CO2 Trapping Mechanisms in a CO2-EOR Process: A Case Study in the U.S. Gulf Coast (Cranfield) P. Hosseininoosheri, M. Mehrabi, The University of Texas at Austin; S. Hosseini, V. Nunez-Lopez, Bureau of Economic Geology; L.W. Lake, The University of Texas At Austin
0915-0940 195276 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Analytical Model of Fault Leakage in Compartmentalized Reservoirs Considering Three-Directional Flow in the Fault Zone M. Mosaheb, M. Zeidouni, Louisiana State University
1000-1025 195253 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Application of Flow Diagnostics to Rapid Production Data Integration in Complex Geologic Grids and Dual Permeability Models F. Olalotiti-lawal, Texas A&M University; A. Salehi, G. Hetz, D. Castineira, Quantum Reservoir Impact LLC
1025-1050 195341 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Pitfalls of Surface Well Test Analysis - Guidelines B. A. Hakim, University of Houston; C. Fair, ODSI
1050-1115 195349 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Saturation Dependent Errors in Interpreting Waterflood Diagnostic Plots J. Wu, I. Ershaghi, University of Southern California
1115-1140 195342 Reservoir Description & Dynamics A Novel Edge-Based Green Element Method for Simulating Fluid Flow in Unconventional Reservoirs with Discrete Fractures Y. Wu, L. Cheng, China University of Petroleum, Beijing; S. Fang, Sinopec Petroleum Exploration and Production Research Institute; J.E. Killough, Texas A & M University; S. Huang, P. Jia, China University of Petroleum, Beijing
09:40 - 10:00
13:30 - 15:00
16  Unconventional 2 Oak
Session Chairpersons Kewen Li - Stanford University/Cugb
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195368 Completions Improved Methods of Measuring Proppant Conductivity S. Richard, S.M. Schrader, R. Schrader, B. Ereaux, Montana Tech
1355-1420 195272 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Recovery Mechanisms for Nano-confined Oil in Source Rocks using Lean Gas Injection S. Baek, I. Akkutlu, Texas A&M University
1420-1445 195273 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Analytical Investigation of the Confinement Effect on Capillary Condensation Pressure of Fluids in Nanopores G. Yang, D. Chai, Z. Fan, X. Li, University of Kansas
13:30 - 15:00
17  EOR 2 Fir
Session Chairpersons Shirish L Patil - King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195267 Projects, Facilities & Construction Three Weeks Oil Production Shutdown Avoided and Tremendous Cost Savings Achieved With no Downtime During Largescale Replacement of Electrical Equipment S. Schroeder, DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG
1355-1420 195369 Production & Operations Spectral Acoustic Logging For Well And Reservoir Performance Evaluation For Chemical Eor Project - During Water Injection Stage A. Al-Qenaie, H.B. Chetri, P. Ranjan, Kuwait Oil Company; S. Prosvirkin, I. Aslanyan, TGT Oil & Gas Services
1420-1445 195262 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Optimization of Immiscible Alkaline-Surfactant-Alternated-Gas/CO2 Flooding in an Upper Assam Oilfield
R. Phukan, S.B. Gogoi, Dibrugarh University; P. Tiwari, Indian Institute of Technology; R.S. Vadhan, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
13:30 - 15:00
18  Reservoir Engineering 2 Pine
Session Chairpersons Roland N. Horne - Stanford University
Time Paper # Presentation
1330-1355 195299 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Effect of Well Location and Fault Conductivity on Geomechanical Stability in a Faulted Oil Field X. Zhao, B. Jha, University of Southern California
1355-1420 195377 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Coupled Geomechanical Modeling to Assess Cap Rock Integrity and Mechanical Fault Stability: Application to Farnsworth Field Unit Project M. McMillan, New Mexico Inst-Mining & Tech; R.A. Will, Schlumberger; W. Ampomah, R.S. Balch, Petroleum Recovery Research Center; P. Czoski, Petroleum Recovery Research Center, NMT
1420-1445 195308 Reservoir Description & Dynamics Integrating Multiple Pressure Build-Up Tests to Characterize the Behavior of Dynamically-Closed Fractures L. Luo, China University of Petroleum Beijing and Texas A&M University; S. Cheng, China University of Petroleum Beijing; J. Lee, Texas A&M University