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Events for December 2011

Drilling SG & AADE: Development and Status of RFID Technologies to Actuate Downhole Drilling Tools
Speaker's Name: Phil Snider, Marathon Oil, Senior Technical Consultant
Day: Thursday 1-Dec-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell Street, 43rd Floor Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: For the past several years Marathon Oil, in collaboration with several service companies, has been funding development and field trials of RFID technology to actuate downhole...
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Young Professionals Board Meeting
Day: Tuesday 6-Dec-11 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Oxy 5 Greenway Plaza Houston, TX
Summary: Find out more about the SPE Young Professionals Committee or joining the board next year...
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Joint Meeting of the API & SPE: SEC Reserve Reporting – Moving Forward with the Insight Gained on Matters of Disclosure and Compliance
Speaker's Name: Don P. Roesle, Chief Executive Officer, Ryder Scott Company
Day: Thursday 8-Dec-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell Street, 43rd Floor Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: The new, "modernized" Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations for oil and gas reserves reporting have now been...
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S&E: "SPE DISTINGUISHED LECTURER" - Cost Effective Environmental Solutions for the Petroleum Industry
Speaker's Name: Waqi Alam, Ph.D., President, Tetrahedron, Inc.
Day: Tuesday 13-Dec-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell St. 43rd Floor Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: The petroleum industry is faced with environmental challenges that is increasing the cost of production and tarnishing the image of the industry as a polluter. The cost of environmental compliance is already high and this cost is expected to rise globally...
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Northside: The Unexpected Rheological Behavior of Borate-Crosslinked Gels (SPE 140400)
Speaker's Name: Kevin England, Advisor - Fracturing, Schlumberger
Day: Tuesday 13-Dec-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Greenspoint Club 16925 Northchase Houston, TX 77060
Summary: Borate-crosslinked polymeric fluids have been used for hydraulic fracturing treatments for more than forty years. The knowledge of fracturing fluid viscosity behavior is one of the most important pieces of input data for hydraulic fracturing treatment design and evaluation...
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Westside: Openhole vs. Cement, Plug-and-Perf vs. Sleeves
Speaker's Name: Jody Augustine, Senior Product Champion for Horizontal Completions, Halliburton
Day: Wednesday 14-Dec-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The WestLake Club - Carriage Room 570 WestLake Park Blvd. Houston, Texas 77079
Summary: Openhole vs. Cement, Plug-and-Perf vs. Sleeves: Horizontal wells that are to be stimulated with transverse fractures are usually completed either openhole with ...
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Drilling: Technical Forum Series - Turning Real Time Data in Decisions
Speaker's Name: Homer Adams, Swift Energy; Kelly Talkington, ConocoPhillips; Mark Reynolds, Southwestern Energy; and Dave Carpenter, Shell Upstream Americas
Day: Wednesday 14-Dec-11 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Westlake Club 570 Westlake Park Blvd Houston, Texas 77079
Summary: Explore how four operators are using real-time information to drive effective decision making and positive performance improvement for their drilling operations...
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Young Professionals: Holiday Mixer at St. Arnolds!
Sponsor: Young Professionals
Day: Wednesday 14-Dec-11 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Saint Arnold Brewing Company 2000 Lyons Avenue Houston, TX 77020
Summary: YP social event for the holidays...
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SPE GCS Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Day: Thursday 15-Dec-11 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: SPE Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1075 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.
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SPEI Events

SPEI - Practical Aspects of Thermal EOR
Speaker's Name: Paul Bondor, Ashok Singhal, Sam Avasthi
Day: Thursday 1-Dec-11 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
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SPEI - Practical Reservoir Surveillance and Management Techniques for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Oil Recovery Projects
Speaker's Name: Paul Bondor, Ashok Singhal, Sam Avasthi
Day: Friday 2-Dec-11 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
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SPEI: Casing and Tubing Design Seminar
Speaker's Name: Peter Erpelding, Consulting Engineer, Viking Engineering
Day: Tuesday 17-Jan-12 8:00 AM to Wednesday 18-Jan-12 5:00 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
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Events for January 2012


Northside: Evolution of Reservoir Monitoring via Fiber Optic Integration into Deepwater and Land Wells
Speaker's Name: Philippe Legrand, Product Line Manager, Fiber Optics, Baker Hughes
Day: Tuesday 10-Jan-12 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Greenspoint Club 16925 Northchase Houston, TX 77060
Summary: For more than 15 years, fiber optic monitoring tools have been used to acquire real time data as to optimize production, monitor well and infrastructure conditions. Fiber optics based monitoring systems have been deployed to provide downhole characteristics, assurance on the completion and production...
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General Meeting: New Technologies For Enhanced Oil Recovery
Speaker's Name: James M. Tour, Ph.D., Professor Of Chemistry, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University
Day: Thursday 12-Jan-12 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell St. 43rd Floor Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: Dr. Tour will present work performed at Rice University toward developing new technologies that will enhance oil and gas recovery. His presentation will include...
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Young Professionals - Channel Fracturing in Horizontal Wellbores: The New Edge of Stimulation Techniques in the Eagle Ford Formation
Speaker's Name: Alejandro Peña, Chemistry and Materials Portfolio Manager, Schlumberger
Day: Tuesday 17-Jan-12 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell St. 43rd Floor Houston, TX 77002
Summary: The hydraulic channel fracturing technique relies on the engineered creation of a network of open channels within the proppant pack, which provides for highly conductive paths for the flow of fluids from the reservoir to the well...
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Westside: Shale Reservoir Properties – Implications for Horizontal Well Completions
Speaker's Name: Randy Miller, President, Integrated Reservoir Solutions
Day: Wednesday 18-Jan-12 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The WestLake Club - Carriage Room 570 WestLake Park Blvd. Houston, Texas 77079
Summary: Shale Reservoir Properties - Implications for Horizontal Well Completions...
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Young Professionals: Happy Hour at Hughes Hangar
Day: Wednesday 18-Jan-12 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Hughes Hangar 2811 Washington Ave Houston, TX 77007
Summary: Start the New Year with your fellow YP colleagues.
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Articles and Misc.
 
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