SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas, USA
3–5 October 2022

Schedule of Events (UTC -5)

Schedule of Events (UTC -5)

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1930
  1. 90 mins
    • Lunch / Dinner
    The science of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is a complete paradigm shift when it is compared with traditional approaches to modeling physics and engineering problem-solving. Paradigm s ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Lunch / Dinner
    Growth, but in a very fiscally responsible progression is expected of us in this ‘Energy Supercycle’! Do we therefore need to innovate the Innovation itself! In 2017, the World Economic Forum projecte ...
0830
  1. 360 A-C
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Development of new technologies/projects for CCUS (Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage) and decarbonization
  2. 360 D-F
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on production optimization using new downhole technologies, data analytics, and simulation-based system integration. Field demonstrations of advanced downhole flow control devices ...
  3. 361 A-C
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Completion techniques that helps your assets achieve its financial goals while producing them in an optimum manner.
  4. 361 D-F
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Novel actuators, wireless telemetry, and system design to enable enhanced intelligent completions
  5. 362 A-C
    75 mins
    • 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, well ...
  6. 362 D-F
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Advances in deep learning, natural language processing, image processing for reservoir characterization.
  7. 370 A-C
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Effective business decisions and value of information are imperative for everything from cost optimization in drilling and exploration to eventual abandonment. This session will explore the systems an ...
  8. 370 D-F
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    Applications of formation evaluation and AI/ML enabled technologies in CO2 Storage and Energy Transition.
  9. 371 A-C
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    This section features papers that use innovative workflows in pressure transient analysis to monitor dynamic reservoir behavior in challenging well configurations.
  10. 371 D-F
    75 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on the case studies related to reservoir engineering application and new technologies. Topics include, but not limited to, CO2 EOR, reservoir fluid geodynamics, polymer injection, ...
  11. 372 A/D
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    Determining and evaluating the creation, maintaining, and production of a geothermal reservoir through geo-technical, Geomechanical, and heat transport modeling.
  12. 372 B/E
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    The Well Integrity Technical Section (WITS) was established in 2017 to provide a forum to which anyone with a professional or academic interest in the area of Well Integrity could (1) share knowledge, ...
1000
  1. 120 mins
    • Plenary
    What keeps energy industry CEOs up at night? As the world emerges from COVID era lockdowns and oil price crash, we are seeking a sustainable recovery to transform the energy industry for the future an ...
1400
  1. 360 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Session discusses geological drivers for performance in conventional reservoir and CCS applications
  2. 360 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on technology advancements in flow assurance including real-time monitoring asphaltene content for more accurate prediction of its deposition and novel chemical concepts for aspha ...
  3. 361 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Whether it is at the wellbore or above ground, this session aims to shed some light on the best practices to produce your fields
  4. 361 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Recent advances in zonal isolation methods, cement testing and performance assessment. There will also include trials of new technologies and evaluation of alternative techniques.
  5. 362 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session will cover novel techniques, tools, and case histories in verification and maintaining wellbore integrity and barrier assurance during well construction phases.
  6. 362 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Fracture conductivity and proppant production directly impact long term production and recovery of hydrocarbon reserves. This session highlights experimental studies and technologies related to fractu ...
  7. 370 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Pricing uncertainty, resource management, the energy transition, and the Covid-19 pandemic continue to force the energy industry to leverage novel technologies and innovations to evolve beyond the sta ...
  8. 370 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Experimental and pore-scale petrophysics provide fundamental insights of rock surfaces, pore structures, rock-fluids interactions, and their effects on field-scale properties. This session discusses a ...
  9. 371 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Chemical flooding as an EOR technique started gaining the attention lately compared to other thermal and gas methods due to the recent advancements in chemicals toward improving oil recovery. This ses ...
  10. 371 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    As the world transitions to sustainable energy solutions, the oil and gas industry becomes uniquely positioned to lead such transition given their track record of successful surface and subsurface dev ...
  11. 372 C/F
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    New research suggests that five of the nine ‘planetary boundaries’ have now been breached because of human activity and not natural variability. Four boundaries were identified in 2015. • climate chan ...
    SPE Gaia
  12. 372 A/D
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    TBD
  13. 372 B/E
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    TBD
1930
  1. Hilton Americas
    90 mins
    • Lunch / Dinner
    The SDTS Gaia Program, CCUS Technical Section and the Methane Discussion Group wish to host a dinner at ATCE for their members. A guest speaker, some sustainability table top activities, and a surpris ...
    SPE Gaia
0830
  1. 360 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    New technology development and deployment to achieve flow assurance, corrosion mitigation and solid management
  2. 360 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session navigates a selection of available new technologies related to digital energy and their applications in the oil and gas energy industry. It uncovers the most relevant, and transformative ...
  3. 361 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session presents innovative and novel technologies being developed along with their applications to field to better understand the reservoir behavior.
  4. 361 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Operator case studies of sand control operations alongside new screen materials and the best practices to answer the sanding risk.
  5. 362 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    To stay competitive, operators and service companies must find ways to leverage big data to improve drilling performance and reduce risk in their operations. In this session we will explore the impact ...
  6. 362 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session contains DFIT and pressure interpretation of hydraulic fracturing treatments for the development of optimized well strategies. Multiple reservoirs are discussed for an in-depth understandi ...
  7. 370 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Papers in this session discuss advances in logging technology and cuttings analysis that can help to better characterize reservoirs and improve performance prediction
  8. 370 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    New developments in wireline and LWD logging and new petrophysical interpretation methods represent the frontier of formation evaluation. Oral and poster presentations in this session cover a wide ran ...
  9. 371 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will highlight exciting new developments in areas related to low-carbon subsurface engineering such as: gas-injection EOR techniques, CO2 EOR and sequestration in oil reservoirs, CO2 and ...
  10. 371 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    The oil industry has successfully utilized traditional IOR/EOR field applications to increase field recoveries economically. The papers presented at this session will focus on improving oil recovery s ...
  11. 372 A/D
    100 mins
    • Special Session
    Digital solutions have proven to be successful for remote operations as well as for commissioning and training in the oil and gas industry. Today, digital solutions are developed during early-stage fi ...
  12. 372 B/E
    100 mins
    • Special Session
    Energy transition is urging the oil and gas industry to transform and contribute to meet the challenges of carbon neutrality. Along this road, also the techniques and competencies used by engineers in ...
1040
  1. 372 C/F
    80 mins
    • Panel
    This plenary highlights the insight of the leading technologists in our industry as they assess and discuss opportunities in all stages of the upstream oil and gas sector, as well as emerging areas. T ...
  2. 372 A/D
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    Various industries including the Renewable industry, are putting their current suppliers of critical minerals through a reviewing process to ensure their environmental, social and governance (ESG). Ev ...
  3. 372 B/E
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    In this session, we will explore recent innovative developments in core analysis ranging from big data acquisition to automation, visualization, numerical modeling, development of unconventional techn ...
1400
  1. 360 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Development and economic study of new projects and the improvement of production operations via field study
  2. 360 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session covers surface and downhole flow measurements using physical and virtual flow metering systems, active production monitoring with new methodologies and technologies, ability of determinin ...
  3. 361 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This section presents papers that use machine learning and traditional surveillance methods to explore the CO2 plume migration for CO2 storage and surveillance for CO2 enhanced oil recovery.
  4. 361 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Innovative Solutions for proppant, plugs, and refracturing
  5. 362 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on the well construction process at different stages, such as making hole, placing cement, determining integrity of the set cement, and simulating the drilling processes. Furtherm ...
  6. 362 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session focuses on novel chemical systems and workflows to enhance carbonate and sandstone stimulation treatments, and the technology for fluid placement in hydraulic fracturing. Case studies on t ...
  7. 370 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The complexities of energy resource management involve an interplay between the productivity of assets, acquired data, and human capital. This session will explore the interplay and bring to the fore ...
  8. 370 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Applications of machine learning in production optimization.
  9. 371 A-C
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    A range of mechanisms is investigated to improve recovery in transmissibility-challenged systems, ranging from shale oil to heavy oil. Polymer-augmented aqueous injection, miscible gas huff-and-puff, ...
  10. 371 D-F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Transient analysis plays a central role in understanding and predicting well/reservoir performance. This technical session focuses on the use of PTA and RTA techniques to characterize complex systems, ...
  11. 372 C/F
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    This session will address the largest elephant in the global warming room - Scope 3 emissions. Not so long ago nobody but sustainability geeks knew what Scope 1 and 2 emissions were - direct emissions ...
    SPE Gaia
  12. 372 A/D
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    Exxon’s “Houston Hub” has the goal of being the world’s largest CO2 storage hub, planning to store more than 50 million tonnes per year of CO2 by 2030. This is a significant scale up of current effort ...
  13. 372 B/E
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    Casing deformations in multi-fractured horizontal wells can lead to well accessibility challenges and in some cases compromise productivity of the asset. This session is coordinated by the SPE Well In ...
1545
  1. 372 B/E
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    Reservoir well sections are critical to the value proposition of wells. The drilled form of wells has a significant impact on their cost and production, and thus is a direct driver of life cycle value ...
0830
  1. 360 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Collaboration between academia and industry is essential to ensure that universities are producing qualified graduates to meet the workforce needs of the future. New approaches to developing technical ...
  2. 360 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session highlights the digital energy state-of-the-art technologies, applications and successful digital use cases. It covers the latest technologies/concepts like Quantum Computing, the Digital ...
  3. 361 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    What's the latest? And who is doing it? Join us for the latest pulse on artificial lift technologies
  4. 361 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Leading the path forward to the next generation of completion technologies through tangible results
  5. 362 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Optimizing well placement and drilling efficiency while minimizing bit/equipment damages and avoiding drilling hazards is of utmost importance. This session showcases the advancements in downhole/surf ...
  6. 362 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session focuses on methods and modeling based on data analytics for chemical selection in fracturing fluids and diversion performance. Water quality and treatment, friction reducers, surfactants, ...
  7. 370 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Methane emissions are the second largest cause of global warming today. The IEA estimates that over 70% of methane leakage from the oil and gas industry is technically avoidable with cost-effective me ...
  8. 370 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session mainly focuses on the characterization of complex reservoirs including carbonates, tight sands, and unconventional shales.
  9. 371 A-C
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session is designed to share knowledge to improve mobility control and sweep efficiency by using various chemical additives such as surfactants, polymers, and particle gels, some of which deal wi ...
  10. 371 D-F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will discuss new methodologies and approaches to improve characterization, history match, optimize planning, locate infill targets and simulation of complex reservoirs. The innovations co ...
  11. 372 A/D
    205 mins
    • Special Session
    The Production & Facilities Advisory Committee et al are developing a Green Paper to solicit discussions about the role and needs of their Function in the decade from 2025-35. At Special Session 03 at ...
  12. 372 B/E
    100 mins
    • Special Session
    The industrial revolution started in the mid-18th century. It’s complete impact on the evolution of society took over a century. In contrast, the current biotech and Artificial Intelligence (AI) revol ...
1040
  1. 372 B/E
    75 mins
    • Special Session
    As an industry, we continually learn from operational upsets and incidents. Over time, we’ve become better and safer. The better we are, the fewer problems we have to learn from. But the lack of accid ...
1400
  1. 360 A-C
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    Petroleum Engineering Education and Professional Development is evolving to meet the needs of the Energy Industry for the workforce of the future. New curricula and training is changing to incorporate ...
  2. 360 D-F
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session presents advances in production logging, production and injection allocations based on geochemical fingerprinting and smart completions, production abnormalities in tight gas wells, distr ...
  3. 361 A-C
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    Reducing emissions while producing more efficiently.
  4. 361 D-F
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    The future of completions by applying new and existing technologies for the energy and ESG transition
  5. 362 A-C
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    The development of new technologies for well construction must demonstrate its value. This session aims to provide valid case histories where technology has graduated from selection, because of its ad ...
  6. 362 D-F
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session highlights the measurement, modeling and application of multi stage hydraulic fracturing treatments in horizontal wells, aimed at unlocking the potential in various reservoirs. The session ...
  7. 370 A-C
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    The oil and gas industry is finding new and innovative ways to model, measure, repair and prevent emissions from oil, gas and storage operations. Emissions management has become a multi-disciplinary, ...
  8. 370 D-F
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session combines two important subjects that are key to formation evaluation and reservoir engineering and explores what they can do to improve your knowledge of fluid and reservoir flow properti ...
  9. 371 A-C
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    Simulation, Modelling and R&D
  10. 371 D-F
    150 mins
    • Technical Session
    Unconventional resources have transformed the landscape of the oil and gas industry around the world and our understanding has grown with years of production from these reservoirs. This technical sess ...
  11. 372 A/D
    90 mins
    • Special Session
    TBD
  12. 372 B/E
    90 mins
    • Special Session
    The SPE Artificial Lift and Gas Well Deliquification Technical Section (AL&WD TS) was created in 2021, to continuously share knowledge and best practices in the area, through events, webinars, and pub ...