5–7 October 2020

Denver, Colorado, USA | Colorado Convention Center

Technical Program

Technical Program

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  1. Room 603
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session presents methods and systems for navigating today’s most challenging oil and gas environments
  2. Room 203
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    The papers in this session cover technology advancements in downhole and surface applications through experiment and case study, targeting multiphase flow scenarios in both conventional and unconventi ...
  3. Room 201
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Controlling and conforming fluids and/or solids inflows into oil and gas wells is a fundamental process that ensures productivity and drainage. This session, focused on modern well operations, will di ...
  4. Room 205
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
  5. Room 102/104/106
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Tools and technique developed for drilling and associated risks management
  6. Room 108/110/112
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Over the past few years, there has been a natural evolution in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence from targeting prediction to achieving optimization or decisions with the models. This sessi ...
  7. Room 601
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Speakers will discuss what are the evolutions in reserves estimation regulation, systems and tool as well as more broadly about decision making design and implementation the Oil and Gas Industry
  8. Room 207
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session is focused on applying machine learning and data analytics to solve challenging formation evaluation problems. It will cover topics such as data preparation, algorithm selection, model va ...
  9. Room 605
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Reservoir monitoring involves the analysis of sometimes compromised and often large data sets. In this session novel approaches and solutions will be discussed focused on acquisition, improved process ...
  10. Room 607
    75 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    In this session several case studies present valuable lessons learned, best practices, and challenges on field development planning and execution in unconventional as well as deep water asset types.  ...
  11. Room 501/502
    75 mins
    • Special Sessions
    The latest developments in nanomaterials, smart materials, and coatings for oilfield applications will be discussed in this session. Following billion of dollars investment for research and developmen ...
  12. Room 503/504
    75 mins
    • Special Sessions
    The skills of our petroleum and project engineering staff to deliver a successful project are becoming increasingly complex, requiring a mix of technical and leadership expertise. Effective leaders ar ...
  13. Room 505/506
    75 mins
    • Special Sessions
    It is not “breaking news” that the oil and gas industry is interested in emerging digital technology advances and that many, if not most, operators and oilfield service companies are embracing the str ...
    Session Chairperson(s)
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  1. Four Seasons Ballroom 1-3
    120 mins
    • Plenary
    As the world transitions to a low-carbon economy, we must not only meet the needs of those who currently have adequate access to energy, but also the nearly 1 billion people who do not. The transition ...
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  1. 90 mins
    • Breakfasts/Luncheons/Dinners
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  1. Room 603
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Session features a selection of presentations focused on improving reservoir characterization and understanding at the well scale. Includes presentations focused on novel approaches for both unconvent ...
  2. Room 203
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    The goal of artificial lift is to boost productivity, improve reliability, and bring down costs. Innovation is expanding rapidly. In this session, the latest technologies and analyses on gas lift, ESP ...
  3. Room 201
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Modern operations of wells and surface systems are benefiting from the latest technology developments and the operators are adopting these cost-efficient methods to reduce field operation costs while ...
  4. Room 205
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
  5. Room 102/104/106
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Field Practices, experimental studies and modeling approaches to fluid design to aid with hole cleaning, lost circulation control and improved shale stability.
  6. Room 108/110/112
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session explores the effectiveness of stimulation methods through implementation of new and novel visualization technologies, analytical review of case histories, and experimental correlations. C ...
  7. Room 601
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Speakers will discuss what are the evolutions in reserves estimation regulation, systems and tool as well as more broadly about decision making design and implementation the Oil and Gas Industry
  8. Room 207
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session delves into assessment and modeling of unconventional resources to enhance reservoir performance analysis. Topics covered include multiphase transient behavior, DFIT analysis, well test i ...
  9. Room 605
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    In the past decade, industry has drilled thousands of wells in unconventional plays, however the average recovery factor remains very low. Since well performance declines rapidly after only a few year ...
  10. Room 607
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Unconventional resources have transformed the landscape of the oil and gas industry around the world. Our knowledge in characterization and optimized development of these resources has been growing ov ...
  11. Room 501/502
    90 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Efforts to reduce global Greenhouse Gas emissions are sure to impact the oil and gas industry on multiple fronts. Our distinguished panel of speakers will provide you with their views of the impact Gr ...
  12. Room 503/504
    180 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Climate Change risk and resiliency planning are no longer optional in oil and gas development and production project planning. More than ever, a collaborative effort consisting of multiple disciplines ...
  13. Room 505/506
    180 mins
    • Special Sessions
    The science of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is a complete paradigm shift when compared with traditional approaches to modeling physics and engineering problem solving. This talk will a ...
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  1. Room 501/502
    90 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Does the corporate ladder seem daunting and unscalable? Do you wonder what is needed to be successful? Join us for a fun and engaging breakfast event where a panel of speakers will share their perspec ...
0830
  1. Room 603
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session presents novel methods and equipment that will improve the design and operation of tomorrow’s industrial facilities. 
  2. Room 203
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This is the first of two Digital Energy technical sessions, exploring the ways we gather, manage, store and use asset data to improve the operating efficiency of our assets.
  3. Room 201
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session focuses on reservoir monitoring technologies that are applicable to reservoir-scale surveillance and improved oil recovery. Case studies detailing field deployment workflows will be prese ...
  4. Room 205
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    In today’s cost sensitive environment well integrity is more important than ever. Failures can occur while running completions, during fracturing treatments, and through production life. Examples of w ...
  5. Room 102/104/106
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Different models and systems to improve drilling performance overall
  6. Room 108/110/112
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
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  7. Room 601
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Session features a selection of presentations focused on improving reservoir characterization and understanding at the field scale. Includes presentations focused on novel approaches for both unconven ...
  8. Room 207
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session showcases case studies from around the world of successful application of new and novel formation evaluation techniques. Examples cover unconventional reservoirs in the Permian, Marcellus ...
  9. Room 605
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session will cover field applications on water and polymer flooding, including workflows for chemical EOR screening. Additionally, nanoparticles as a method for oil recovery is addressed together ...
  10. Room 607
    205 mins
    Oil recovery factors are challenged in unconventional tight oil, heavy oil and naturally fractured carbonate reservoirs due to reservoir and process complexities that can result in sub-optimal outcome ...
  11. Room 501/502
    205 mins
    • Special Sessions
    19th and 20th century reservoir technology has sufficed for over 100 years, but now we need a "reboot". The efficiency of reservoir management has improved in the last several decades; yet most improv ...
  12. Room 503/504
    205 mins
    • Special Sessions
    The next step in the evolution of subsea development will rely on the electrification of both the subsea and subsurface systems, as well extensive deployment of sensing capability from the surface to ...
    Session Chairperson(s)
  13. Room 505/506
    205 mins
    • Special Sessions
    “Big oil has a do-or-die decade ahead” was the opinion expressed in an Economist editorial published earlier this year. Wealth managers and leading economic commentators have all warned investors to b ...
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  1. Room 603
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session presents international studies addressing today’s operational Health, Safety and Environmental issues
  2. Room 203
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Downhole flow measurement is one of the crucial elements of intelligent wells and its added value is more apparent as new measurement technologies and methodologies become available. The ability of de ...
  3. Room 201
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Efficient reservoir monitoring is key to completion effectiveness of improving recovery from tight/shale unconventional resources. This session explores advances on unconventional tight/shale producti ...
  4. Room 205
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
  5. Room 102/104/106
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Several rig automation technologies and drilling dynamic analysis to improve drilling performance
  6. Room 108/110/112
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Well diagnostics for completion and reservoir characterization is continuing to re-event itself from the early days of pressure analysis of a mini-frac to a combination of specialized data analytics a ...
  7. Room 601
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Speakers will address the current functional developments, options, processes and learning cycle for field development planning and execution.
  8. Room 207
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Proving reliable, scalable intelligent decision-making engines has been in the rise across Energy industry applications. This session demonstrates practice case studies demonstrating business value of ...
  9. Room 605
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session covers aspects of pore scale transport phenomenon aimed at discussing fundamentals of recovery mechanisms in Shale oil reservoirs through experimental and modeling insights.
  10. Room 607
    180 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Unconventional reservoir analysis focuses on three flow regimes: linear flow in early time, transient flow behaviors, and boundary dominant flow in late production. This session encompasses mechanisti ...
  11. Room 501/502
    180 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Our panel of experts will discuss the breadth of enhancements that are currently available or are soon to be available in the area of sensors and data gathering that focus on enhancing production rate ...
  12. Room 503/504
    180 mins
    • Special Sessions
    In oil and gas, we work on the principle that at the end of our shifts we return home, life and limb intact; 'safety is the first condition of employment'. Yet, many say we are struggling to adopt and ...
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  1. Room 603
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session will discuss new corporate training processes and case studies to ensure continued progression of technical professionals.
  2. Room 203
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This is the second of two Digital Energy technical sessions, exploring the ways we gather, manage, store and use asset data to improve the operating efficiency of our assets.
  3. Room 201
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    It is estimated that there are close to one million oil wells in the world and most of these wells are produced with the assistance of Artificial Lift. This session will focus on state of the art meth ...
  4. Room 205
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
  5. Room 102/104/106
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Drill bit and Real-time measurement for drilling optimization
  6. Room 108/110/112
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session will discuss the use of fiber optic sensors and Frac-Driven Interaction pressure data to determine fracture propagation, and methods of controlling the unwanted growth..
  7. Room 601
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session offers a mix of energy topics highlighting responsible and innovative approaches to methane emissions detection and low carbon energy delivery.
  8. Room 207
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session is focused on the evaluation of pore to core scale characteristics of rocks for improved understanding of the reservoir.  Topics being presented include: relative permeability, wettabilit ...
  9. Room 605
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session deals with innovative EOR technologies, associated with thermal processes, chemicals, solvents and wettability alteration, to improve oil recovery.
  10. Room 607
    205 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Reservoir simulation and characterization addresses tools and approaches to improve reservoir understanding. The focus of reservoir simulation and characterization session is on the advancement of res ...
  11. Room 501/502
    205 mins
    • Special Sessions
    In this interactive panel discussion, the Technical Directors will share their views and listen to your ideas on the technical challenges and the opportunities these challenges offer. Economic, societ ...
  12. Room 503/504
    205 mins
    • Special Sessions
    In the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, the world continues to face a dual challenge to provide affordable, reliable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and addressing the risks of cl ...
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  1. Room 603
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    The session will tackle how traditional academics are evolving to better position graduates entering the workforce, and how demographics influence the learning process
  2. Room 203
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Production of fluids from reservoir requires many steps from measurement at the sensor level involving scientific principles and state-of-the-art technologies to decision making at the corporate level ...
  3. Room 201
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session highlights the gas-related artificial lift technologies in both conventional and unconventional assets. It covers the optimization of liquid-assisted gas lift, combination of data analyti ...
  4. Room 205
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
  5. Room 102/104/106
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Real-time job monitoring, sonic cement evaluation and innovative cement systems/methodology applied in achieving wellbore integrity
  6. Room 108/110/112
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    The session presents novel hydraulic fracturing and stimulation technologies applied in well operations around the world to increase ultimate recovery including refrac and matrix stimulation design an ...
  7. Room 601
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    In response to the ever-increasing need to produce oil and gas in a manner that anticipates intended and unintended consequences, this dynamic session brings together leading experts to discuss curren ...
  8. Room 207
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Technology advancement is at the core of our business. In this session, new petrophysical understanding, concepts, measurements, interpretations, and applications will be presented. Join and challenge ...
  9. Room 605
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    This session focuses on modeling of enhanced recovery in both conventional and unconventional resources. Fluid flow and compositional modeling in nanoporous media, chemical flooding, nanoparticle tran ...
  10. Room 607
    150 mins
    • Technical Sessions
    Reservoir modeling is a critical component of exploration, appraisal, and field development plans. The focus of this session is on the novel developments in reservoir modeling and their impact in term ...
  11. Room 501/502
    150 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Environmental and societal expectations are driving a negative perception of the oil and gas industry. Systems automation, remote operations, and digitalization can provide a safer, cleaner environmen ...
  12. Room 503/504
    150 mins
    • Special Sessions
    Fiber Optic Sensing (FOS) has been deployed for downhole reservoir monitoring applications for over 20 years. During this time, the industry has adopted different technologies of FOS such as optical p ...

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