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Technical Programme

Monday, 9 November

1400-1530

Meeting Room M1

01 Technical Session 1: Shale Formation Evaluation I

Session Chairpersons:

Chad Hartman, Weatherford Laboratories; Marcel Croon, Weatherford

Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1430 176911 icon:RDD Flowback Chemical Analysis: An Interplay of Shale-Water Interactions
A. Zolfaghari, J. Holyk, Y. Tang, H. Dehghanpour, U. of Alberta; D. Bearinger, Nexen Energy ULC
1430-1500 176971 icon:RDD An Innovative Technique for Estimation of Permeability of Shale Gas Reservoirs
Y. Yuan, S. Rahman, J. Wang, N.G. Doonechaly, School of Petroleum Engineering, U. of New South Wales
1500-1530 176908 icon:RDD A Comparative Study of Pore Size Distribution in Gas Shales
A. Zolfaghari, H. Dehghanpour, U. of Alberta
Alternate 176989 icon:RDD Slip Velocity and Permeability of Gas Flow in Nanopores for Shale Gas Development
N. Okamoto, Y. Liang, S. Murata, T. Matsuoka, Kyoto U.; T. Akai, S. Takagi, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC)
Alternate 176886 icon:RDD A Novel Model of Brittleness Index for Shale Gas Reservoirs: Confining Pressure Effect
Y. Hu, U. of Calgary; M.E. Gonzalez Perdomo, U. of Adelaide; K. Wu, Z. Chen, K. Zhang, D. Ji, H. Zhong, U. of Calgary
Monday, 9 November

1400-1530

Meeting Room M2

02 Technical Session 2: Shale and Tight Gas Hydraulic Fracturing I

Session Chairpersons:

Mark Pitkin, Beach Energy Ltd.; Sau-Wai Wong, Shell International E&P

Time Paper # Presentation
1400-1430 176927 icon:DC Application of a New Hydraulic Fracturing Simulator in Changbei II, Ordos Basin, P.R. China
S. Falser, Shell China P&T; A. Nezich, L. Nas, Shell China E&P Co.; Y. Yang, PetroChina Changqing Oilfield Co.
1430-1500 176863 icon:RDD Acoustic-Based Methodology of Assessing Zonal Production Contribution, Hydraulic Fracture Productive Height, and Reservoir Fluid Type in Tight Gas Condensate and Oil Reservoirs
L. Mohsin, N. Marmin, Oman Oil Co. E&P; A. Mukha, TGT Oilfield Services
1500-1530 176970 icon:PO Finite Element Simulation of a Hydraulic Fracture Interacting With a Natural Fracture
Z. Chen, CSIRO; R.G. Jeffrey, SCT Operations Pty. Ltd.; X. Zhang, J. Kear, CSIRO
Alternate 176873 icon:PO Proppant Transport Simulation in Hydraulic Fractures and Fracture Productivity Optimisation
B. Kong, S. Chen, K. Zhang, U. of Calgary; M.E. Gonzalez Perdomo, U. of Adelaide
Monday, 9 November

1600-1730

Great Hall 2

03 Technical Session 3: Technical Advances From Shale/Tight Reservoirs I

Session Chairpersons:

Craig Cipolla, Hess Corp.; Hans-Christian Freitag, Baker Hughes; George Koperna, Advanced Resources International, Inc.

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176919 icon:PO Fracture Complexity: Analysis Methodology and Signature Pressure Behavior of Hydraulic Fracture Propagation From Horizontal Wellbores
L.W. Bazan, Bazan Consulting, Inc.; B.R. Meyer, Meyer Technologies, LLC
1630-1700 176984 icon:DC Economic and Operational Analysis of Systematically Deploying New Technologies in Two US Unconventional Plays
S. Van Sickle, J. Galloway, C. McClellan, Chaparral Energy LLC; D. Snyder, Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.
1700-1730 176876 icon:DC New Toe Sleeve Enables True Casing-Pressure Test in an Eagle Ford Shale Well: A Case Study
B. Wellhoefer, S. Canning, T. Alkek, Halliburton; G. Haydell, M.W. Smith, Murphy Exploration
Monday, 9 November

1600-1730

Meeting Room M1

04 Technical Session 4: Coal Seam Gas Reservoir Engineering I

Session Chairpersons:

Natalie Chadud, Origin Energy Ltd.; Thomas Gan, Arrow Energy Pty. Ltd.

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176960 icon:RDD The Influence of Cleat Demineralisation on the Compressibility of Coal
R.D. Balucan, L.G. Turner, K.M. Steel, The U. of Queensland
1630-1700 176925 icon:RDD Novel Well Test Design for the Evaluation of Complete Well Permeability and Productivity for CSG Wells in the Surat Basin
W. Bottomley, J. Schouten, QGC - A BG Group Business; E. McDonald, Pro-Test Well Services; T. Cooney, Australian Rig Construction
1700-1730 177007 icon:RDD The Anisotropy and Inhomogeneity of Coal Permeability and Interconnection of Adjacent Seams
I. Gray, Sigra Pty. Ltd.
Alternate 176980 icon:PO Creep: A Neglected Phenomenon in Coal Permeability Evolution and Coalbed Methane Production
N.N. Danesh, Z. Chen, S.M. Aminossadati, M. Kizil, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The U. of Queensland; Z. Pan, L.D. Connell, CSIRO
Monday, 9 November

1600-1730

Meeting Room M2

05 Technical Session 5: Well Construction I

Session Chairpersons:

Hon-Chung Lau, Shell (China) Projects and Technology; James McGowen, Halliburton

Time Paper # Presentation
1600-1630 176987 icon:DC Plugging CSG Wells With Bentonite: Review and Preliminary Lab Results
B.F. Towler, M. Firouzi, A. Mortezapour, P.D. Hywel-Evans, The U. of Queensland
1630-1700 176923 icon:DC The Application of Mud Weight Optimisation Method in Fractured Tight Sandstone Formation
M. Liu, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology; Y. Jin, Y.H. Lu, M. Chen, B. Hou, S. Yang, X. Wen, Y. Chen, State Key Laboratory of Petroleum Resources and Prospecting, China U. of Petroleum, Beijing
1700-1730 176820 icon:DC Drilling and Completion Optimisation in Unconventional Reservoirs With Data-Driven Models
K.R. Holdaway, M.L. Laing, SAS Inst. Inc.