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Zonal Isolation and Fluids

Monday, 3 October
362 A-C
Technical Session
Zonal isolation remains one of the key objectives during well construction. Sometimes there are drilling hazards such as lost circulation or unexpected inflow that could affect the casing design, wellbore fluids, as well as the cement placement success. Introduced in this session is an improvement in casing string recovery, potential solutions to overcome lost circulation, advances in drilling fluids modeling and a method to compliment primary cementing.
Session Chairperson(s)
Ashok Santra, Research Science Consultant - Aramco Americas
Thomas Heinold - Saudi Aramco PE&D
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    Lost Circulation Material Design For Engineered Fracture Gradient Of Drilling
    K. Nguyen, A. Mehrabian, Pennsylvania State University; A.K. Santra, D. Phan, A.P. Bathija, Aramco
  • 0855-0920 210347
    Effects Of Pipe Rotation On The Performance Of Fibrous Fluids In Horizontal Well Cleanout
    S.A. Garcia Prada, M. Mendez, R.M. Ahmed, H. Karami, University of Oklahoma; M.S. Nasser, Qatar University; I.A. Hussein, University of Qatar
  • 0920-0945 210098
    Wellbore Stabilizing Nanomaterial Assist to Drill Over-Pressured Formations
    A.V. Addagalla, L.P. Moroni, B.B. Hoxha, A. Gad, Baker Hughes
  • Alternate 210125
    Continuous Monitoring Of Drilling Mud Properties Through Novel Microwave Apparatus
    J.O. Alvarez, A. Santra, ARAMCO AMERICAS

Prepare for an Unforgettable Opening Session!

Through an insightful discussion, we aim to provide a comprehensive understanding of the past, present, and future of innovation within the Oil & Gas industry, inspiring a new era of energy professionals committed to shaping a resilient and sustainable energy landscape.


Moderator: Elena Melchert | Podcast Host and Consultant | Oil and Gas Global Network