Tuesday, April 11
The purpose of this session is to present an assessment of current industry trends, as well as emerging technical innovations that are likely to improve both the technical and economic metrics for well performance in unconventional reservoirs. Expected activity levels, transition of frac spreads, changes to data application and activities, and the value of real time applications are examples of topics that can be covered in this session.
Presenter 1: Leen Weijers, Liberty Services
Presentation 1: Frac Industry Trends in $/BO and $/Mcf
Presenter 2: Terry Palisch, Carbo Ceramics
Presentation 2: Developing Technologies for the Future
Presenter 3: Kyle Haustveit, Devon
Presentation 3: The Energy Transformation from One Operator’s View
This session will focus on the application and use of diagnostic results. The core focus will demonstrate how diagnostic technology is being applied today for individual well completions, reservoir and pad level learnings, as well as how those learnings are utilized to make better decisions for future development. In addition new diagnotics technologies and their different applications will be showcased via case studies.
Presenter 1: Mark McClure, ResFrac
Presentation 1: How Advanced Measurements Are Changing the Way We Model Hydraulic Fractures and Well Productivity
Presenter 2: Mouin Almasoodi, Devon
Presentation 2: Well Interference in Unconventional Reservoirs: Introducing Devon Quantification of Interference DQI
Presenter 3: Dave Cramer, ConocoPhillips
Presentation 3: Diagnostics for Determining Treatment Distribution Among Multiple Perforation Clusters
This Regional Session includes data-rich case studies by operators in the Williston, DJ, Powder River and Mid-Continent basins. This session will focus on case studies supported with data and diagnostics collected to justify current completions best practices by operators often in the presence of severe depletion.
Presenter 1: Mike McKimmy, Hess Corporation
Presentation 1: Underground Laboratories in the Bakken: Lessons Learned
Presenter 2: Orlando Teran, Ovintiv
Presentation 2: Real-Time Completions Optimization Next to Parent Wells: The Final Frontier or a Journey in Progress?
Presenter 3: Kevin Pelton, Devon
Presentation 3: Investigation of Meramec and Woodford Co-Development Fracture Geometry and Sequencing using Multiple Diagnostics
This facilitated discussion provides an opportunity for attendees to engage with their colleagues, program speakers and committee members on current topics, technical discussions, or industry challenges. The format includes interactive polling of the audience on industry topics of interest. During this session, the results of the poll will be revealed, compared with documented data and discussed among the attendees. This open format allows for either broader discussion outside the scope of presentations or more in-depth review of technical concepts.
Wednesday, April 12
This Regional Session will explore how Canadian operators have continued to evolve development and completion design while managing parent-child interactions as Canada’s unconventional plays mature.
Presenter 1: Patrick Miller, PETRONAS Energy Canada Ltd.
Presentation 1: Death by a Million Grid Cells - How to Radically Accelerate Well Spacing and Completion Design Decision Making in Unconventionals with Simple Tools
Presenter 2: Kirby Nicholson, Pressure Diagnostics Ltd.
Presentation 2: Montney Fracture Driven Interactions (FDI’s) – Determining Fracture Geometry/Cluster Efficiency in a Multi-Bench Play
Presenter 3: Jaron Van Dijken, Crescent Point Energy
Presentation 3: A Shot in the Dark: Predicting Parent-Child Production Impacts in the Duvernay
In unconventional reservoirs industry has developed and implemented various frac protection methods to mitigate the negative impact of parent-child well interaction. This session will highlight the learnings and results of these methods, and the decision process for selection of economic and effective method.
Presenter 1: Ken Day, BKV Corp
Presentation 1: Barnett New Well and Refrac Co-Development to Optimize Value
Presenter 2: Sahil Malhotra, Chevron
Presentation 2: Measuring and Mitigating Fracture Driven Interactions (FDIs) in the Vaca Muerta
Presenter 3: Junjing Zhang, ConocoPhillips
Presentation 3: How Far Are We from Real-time Frac Design Change? Learnings from Parent-child Wells Frac Data Analysis
As the volume of downhole diagnostic data from numerous technologies has increased substantially in recent years, operators in unconventional plays have tried to leverage learnings in order to optimize completion strategies and develop these resources in the most effective and economically efficient manner possible. This session focuses on ever-evolving completion trends such as limited entry design, enhanced perforating techniques, improvements in plug technology, applications of diverter, simultaneous fracturing operations, and other relevant technologies.
Presenter 1: Trent Wien, OXY
Presentation 1: Frac Uniformity and Stage Isolation Evaluation Using a Combination of Ultrasonic, DAS, and DTS Data
Presenter 2: Craig Cipolla, Hess
Presentation 2: TBD
Presenter 3: Price Stark, Halliburton
Presentation 3: Simul-Frac: The Fiber Frontier (A Compendium of Case Studies from Bakken, DJ, and Permian)
This Regional Session will review diagnostic pilots and development strategies for the Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk. Operator case studies will highlight collaborative work covering complex fracture characterization, refrac completion design, approaches to leverage well interference diagnostics, and a lookback on advanced trajectory wellbores.
Presenter 1: Ryan Stage, SM Energy
Presentation 1: Leveraging Pressure Interference to Optimize Development Strategy in the Austin Chalk
Presenter 2: Chris Ketter, Devon
Presentation 2: Understanding Fracture and Drainage Characteristics for Various Completion Designs in the Eagleford
Presenters 3: Larcyn Carter and Riley Schultz, Chesapeake Energy
Presentation 3: Maximizing Resource Value through Utilization of Advanced Trajectory Wellbores
Thursday, April 13
This second facilitated discussion will again provide an opportunity for attendees to engage with their colleagues, program speakers and committee members on the high interest topics that have developed over the previous two days of the workshop. As before, the format will include interactive polling of the audience but on a narrower scope focused on the near real-time topics of interest. This open format allows for broader discussion of the technical concepts discussed during the workshop.
This Regional Session will demonstrate the benefit of various diagnostic technologies and their appliciation to manage parent-child interactions in Appalachia and Haynesville. Presentations will cover case-histories, data interpretations, technology integration, lessons learned and best practices for operation and field development challenges.
Presenter 1: Ashley Mercer, Chesapeake
Presentation 1: Integrated Diagnostics Focusing on Understanding Multi-Bench Infill and Co-Development in the NE PA Marcellus Shale
Presenter 2: Kevin Wutherich, Drill2Frac
Presentation 2: Applying Depletion Mapping of Infill Wells to Fracture Model Calibration
Presenter 3: Gabriel Pedigo, Seismos
Presentation 3: Quantifying the Impacts of Depletion, Far-field Diverter, and Perf Orientation in the Haynesville
The Delaware Basin continues to be one of the most active onshore US basins with prolific unconventional production. The multitude of stacked pay makes the development planning and long term acerage optimization a key issue for most operators. This Regional Session will review the latest insights into the complexity of the Delaware Basin, including completion design, well spacing, diagnostics, and will give insights to the most recent thinking in the space of optimization and value driven development decisions.
Presenter 1: Timothy Hoang, OXY
Presentation 1: New Mexico Diagnostics: Synthesizing Multiple Indirect Reservoir Measurements
Presenter 2: Karan Dhuldhoya, ConocoPhillips
Presentation 2: To Reduce or Extend? That is the Question: A Tale of Stage Length Optimization in the Delaware Basin
Presenter 3: Trevor Ingle, Devon
Presentation 3: Automated Depletion Charachterization for Delaware Basin
This Regional Session will discuss operators’ best practices and strategy for multiple zone development in the Midland Basin. Presentations will include evolution of the development strategy such as formation stacking/spacing, pressure management to leverage full value from the multiple zones and operational challenges. Data interpretations, technology integration, and best practices for field development will be discussed.
Presenter 1: Hannah Chittenden, Diamondback Energy
Presentation 1: Analysis of Geometry Drivers in Co-Developed Assets the Midland Basin
Presenter 2: Tim Benish, ExxonMobil
Presentation 2: Evaluation of Completion Designs and Fracture Heterogeneity Via an Instrumented Slant Monitor Well
Presenter 3: Cody Douglas, ConocoPhillips
Presentation 3: Correlating Surface and Downhole Perforation Entry Hole Measurements Leads to Development of Improved Perforating Systems