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Calendar Events for December 2007


Control Pressure Drilling Techniques Utilizing Managed Pressure Drilling and Underbalanced Drilling Methods
Sponsor: Drilling Study Group
Days: Thu 6-Dec-07 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: The Petroleum Club 800 Bell St, #4300 Houston TX 77002
Summary: This presentation will discuss the main differences in underbalanced, MPD and performance drilling techniques.  Case histories will be presented for each method. Jose Danilo Morales is the Technical Manager for Weatherford International's Controlled Pressure Drilling group in US...
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Hybrid Slickwater Fracture Design Evolution - An East Texas Cotton Valley Case History
Sponsor: Northside Study Group
Days: Tue 11-Dec-07 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: The Greenspoint Club 16925 Northchase Houston TX 77060
Summary: As the development of tight/unconventional and partially depleted gas reservoirs has increased, so has the demand for more innovative hydraulic fracture designs. Operators are increasingly placing proppant with slickwater, linear gel or hybrid fracture...
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Fluid Selection for Deepwater Completions
Sponsor: Westside Study Group
Days: Wed 12-Dec-07 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: The WestLake Club - Carriage Room, 570 WestLake Park Blvd Houston Texas 77079
Summary: This presentation focuses on issues, unique to deepwater completions, that impact the selection and appropriate application of completion fluids. Some fluid engineering and selection issues such as density prediction, displacements, and brine composition, considered almost routine when working on shelf wells, are far from routine for deepwater wells....
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Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Days: Thu 13-Dec-07 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CST
Location: SPE Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 335 Houston Texas 77042
Summary: The Gulf Coast Section will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. Please register so that we may have a proper head count for breakfast goodies. Register online or RSVP to Aishat via phone message at (713)779-9595, ext. 621, or via e-mail at aadamu-oneal@spe.org. Anyone is welcome to attend.
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General Meeting
Sponsor: A joint meeting of the SPE-GCS General Meeting & the Houston Chapter of the API
Days: Thu 13-Dec-07 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: Petroleum Club, 43 Floor, ExxonMobil Building 800 Bell Street Houston Texas 77002 USA
Summary: Pete Stark is Vice President of Industry Relations for the energy operating segment of IHS in Englewood, Colo. Prior to joining IHS in 1969, Stark was a geological computing coordinator for Mobil Oil. Pete is the architect and moderator of the IHS Perspectives events — global forums designed to provide insight and analysis on industry activity ...
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Future Events


The Seventh Colloquium on Petroleum Engineering Education (CPEE)
Sponsor: Society Of Petroleum Engineers
Speaker's Names: Various
Days: Mon 7-Jan-08 8:30 AM - to - Thu 10-Jan-08 5:30 PM CST
Location: The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center
Summary: The CPEE is convened by SPE and the Association of Heads of US Petroleum Engineering Schools. Important issues for the industry as it strives to obtain the high-quality professionals needed to conquer tomorrow’s technical and social challenges will be discussed....
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Novel Reservoir Stimulation Technologies
Sponsor: Petro Tech Study Group
Days: Tue 8-Jan-08 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM CST
Location: Shearton Brookhollow at 290/610, 3000 North Loop West Houston TX 77092
Summary: This is a presentation given at the Engineering Tech level. ExxonMobil has developed two novel reservoir stimulation technologies that enable the rapid delivery of numerous high-quality stimulation treatments within a single cased wellbore. These technologies...
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Perdido Development - Integration of Wet-Tree DVA and Subsea Artificial Lift Technologies
Sponsor: Northside Study Group
Days: Tue 8-Jan-08 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: The Greenspoint Club 16925 Northchase Houston TX 77060
Summary: The Perdido Foldbelt is in the remote western Gulf of Mexico, approximately 200 miles south of Galveston TX.. Perdido is located in waters ranging in depth from 7,500 to 10,000 feet and with rugged seafloor terrain. Perdido geologic conditions are different from areas that have previously produced ...
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Careful BHA Selection and Adaptive Practices Help Drill a Difficult Salt Section
Sponsor: Northside Study Group
Days: Wed 9-Jan-08 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: The Greenspoint Club 16925 Northchase Houston TX 77060
Summary: A recent well in the Green Canyon area of the deepwater GOM required drilling through more than 15,000 ft of salt formations. Offset wells with BHAs, including hole opening devices, were challenged by excessive vibrations that resulted in drillstring twist-offs and fishing. In addition...
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Carbon Capture & Storage - Future Or Fantasy?
Sponsor: General Meeting Study Group
Days: Thu 10-Jan-08 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: Petroleum Club, 43 Floor, EXXON-MOBIL Building 800 Bell Street Houston Texas 77002
Summary: Climate Change or Global Warming has produced international treaties and a Nobel Peace Prize. Could it also produce new industries including one focused on Carbon Capture and Storage? What part will petroleum engineers play in the CCS field? Petroleum engineers and geologists...
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Articles/Miscellaneous

Chairman's Corner
Study Groups: Our Bread and Butter. Intelligent wells, ultradeepwater drilling problems, testing of lower tertiary reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico, San Andres acid stimulations, development of a new deepwater floating production unit, impacts of ..."

Then and Now
November 1957 If you are inquisitive, sleuthful, determined, sneaky, can keep a secret, have the gift of gab, and coincidentally expensive tastes, what might your career path be in today’s E&P organization? That’s right…a landman...

Young Professionals Gulf Coast Section Paper Contest
The SPE Gulf Coast Section Young Professionals Committee invites all engineers with 0-10 years experience to submit their abstract for the1st Annual Young Professionals Paper Contest. Submit your topic as an abstract before the deadline...

A fun event to remember – the 24th Annual SPE-GCS Tennis Tournament
The 24th Annual SPE Tennis Tournament took place on the 19th and 20th of October. This year the tournament was held at Houston Racquet Club (HRC), a change of venue from West Side Tennis Club for the past few years. The...

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