February 2015 Events

 
HSSE-SR: The Three C's of Offshore Decommissioning

Location: Petroleum Club
Date: Ferbruary  3, 2015
Summary: Decommissioning is a challenging and expensive activity regardless of geography.  Jim Christie will share lessons learned from decommissioning three interconnected offshore platforms ...

PF&C Spring Series Session I: What you need to know about Attaining and Maintaining Accurate Fiscal and Allocation

Location: Wood Group Mustang
Date: Febriaru 4, 2015
Summary: Did you know that measurement accuracy decreases the nearer one gets to the well?  Hydrocarbons in the reservoir are very complex, highly miscible mixtures ...

R&D Study Group - Finding and Working with Small Technology Companies

Location: Norris Westchase Center
Date: February 5, 2015
Summary: The February R&D lunch will focus on how to find, evaluate, contract and work with small technology companies that have unique technologies that could advance your company's new product and/or technology development efforts. ...

YP - Volunteering at the Beacon

Location: The Beacon - John S. Dunn Outreach Center
Date: February 8, 2015
Summary: Please join SPE-GCS Young Professionals in their support of The Beacon, a nonprofit organization helping the poor and homeless populations of the Houston area ...

SPE-GCS 2015 Executive Breakfast

Location: The Houstonian Hotel - Juniper Room 
Date: February 10, 2015
Summary: The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS) Executive Breakfast is an exclusive annual event tailored specifically for Oil & Gas executives ...

Northside - MPD Techniques Optimize HPHT Well Control

Location: Greenspoint Club
Date: February 10, 2015
Summary:  An HPHT well in East Texas with a reservoir BHT of 334°F and approximately 13,900 psi reservoir pressure proved extremely challenging ...

Drilling: Lost Circulation Risk Mitigation - Efficient Operational Strategies

Location: Petroleum Club
Date: February 11, 2015
Summary: Lost Circulation is indeed a “Simple but difficult” problem and sometimes it is made to look “complex” because of the way it is dealt or handled. So, this presentation is aimed at discussing operational strategies to handle lost circulation from ...

PF&C Spring Series Session II: Crude and Refined Product Metering - Meter Selection for Loading/Unloading Applications and Meter Proving

Location: Wood Group Mustang
Date: February 11, 2015
Summary: Petroleum and its products bought and sold on the worldwide market may be transported over thousands of miles and change ownership many times from the well head to the end user. Each time the product changes ownership, a “custody ...

General Mtg: Early Production Systems - When Do They Make Good Sense for Your Project?

Location: Petroleum Club
Date: February 12, 2015
Summary: This presentation discusses the design aspects which drive value of an Early Production System (EPS) and introduces  ...

SPE-GCS YP - Volunteer at 2015 Regional MATHCOUNTS Competition

Location: Fluor Campus, Sugar Land
Date: February 14, 2015
Summary: MATHCOUNTS is a nationwide program that promotes math excellence for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and combines the efforts  ...

SPEI: Effective Project Management Approach Based on Earned Value and Results

Location: Houston Training Center
Date: February 17, 2015
Summary: Statistics indicate that two out of three projects have difficulties meeting the three successful criteria: delivered on time, with a final actual cost on  ...

Permian Basin: Proppants - What Makes Them So Special

Location: Norris Conference Centers
Date: February 17, 2015
Summary: Second only to fracturing fluid, proppants play a major role in the hydraulic fracturing process. In 2013 alone roughly 76 billion pounds  ...

HSSE-SR and YP Present a Night at the Movies

Location: Studio Movie Grill - City Centre
Date: February 17, 2015
Summary: HSSE and YP's Gulf Coast Section Present Big Men ... 

Westside: Granite Wash Optimization - Validating Completion and Production Techniques

Location: Norris Westchase Center
Date: February 18, 2015
Summary: The Granite Wash formation continues to be a prolific hydrocarbon producer, with over 1600 wells drilled during the past 10 years ...

C&P: "Optimizing Hydraulic Fracture Performance in the Eagle Ford Oil Window - More Proppant is Better" 

Location: Greenspoint Club
Date: February 18, 2015
Summary: This presentation will provide a case study on how one operator with acreage in the Frio County oil window of the Eagle Ford was able to significantly ...

PF&C Spring Series Session III: Challenges and Solutions in Multiphase Flow Measurement; for onshore, offshore and subsea applications

Location: Wood Group Mustang
Date: February 18, 2015
Summary: Accurate measurement of oil, gas and water can be challenging enough when the fluids are fully separated through a properly sized test separator. But not all applications will allow for test separators to be installed – due to cost ...

SPE-GCS Board of Directors Meeting

Location: SPE Houston Office
Date: February 19, 2015
Summary: Monthly meeting of the SPE-GCS Board of Directors ... 

SPEI: Hydraulic Fracturing - A Concise Overview

Location: SPEI Houston Training Center
Date: February 19, 2015
Summary: This course includes the fundamentals of hydraulic fracturing along with addressing the general process, the terminology, and many of the real-world problems—in a concise format ....

"Enhanced Recovery in Unconventional Liquid Reservoirs by Use of CO2"

Location: Sullivan's Steakhouse
Date: February 19, 2015
Summary: Technological advances in multiple-stage hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have improved the overall profitability of oil-shale plays ...

Westside: Social Event at Lucky Strike Bowling

Location: Lucky Strike Bowling
Date: February 19, 2015
Summary:  Join the Westside Study Group for bowling, billiards, drinks and food ...

Volunteer for 2015 GEMS - Girls Exploring Math & Science

Location: Houston Museum of Natural Science
Date: February 21, 2015
Summary: Technological advances in multiple-stage hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have improved the overall profitability of oil-shale plays ...