January 2015 Events

RPSEA Metocean TAC

Location: Chevron, 1400 Smith Street, Room 15094
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary: RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Metocean Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to study effects of changing weather patterns on hurricane severity, operational 3D forecast modeling capable of simulating the loop/eddies and modeling for strong near-bottom currents. TAC are open to the public at no cost ...

RPSEA Floating Facilities and Risers & Systems Engineering TAC

Location: Greater Ford Bend Economic Development Council Board Room 
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary: RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Floating Facilities and Risers & Systems Engineering Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to further technology and fill gaps related to deepwater floating systems and their associated moorings and risers. TAC are open to the public at no cost ...

SPEI: SPE FTS Luncheon Presentation - Correlating Flow Regimes and Fluid Properties with Corrosion in Pipelines

Location: Norris Conference Center, CityCenter
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary: For a given production system, the corrosion mitigation philosophy is usually established based on the fluid properties and the operating parameters pre-identified within the Basis of Design (BOD) ....

Reservoir: A Standardized and Replicable Assisted History Matching Workflow

Location: Sullivan's Steakhouse
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary: Assisted History Matching (AHM) is a systematic procedure of modifying parameters of a reservoir model to reproduce its dynamic response ...

SPEI: Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing, and Production

Location:  SPE Houston Training Center
Date: January 28-29, 2015
Summary: This course acquaints participants with the basics of oil and gas shale evaluation and current shale selection, well completion, fracturing, and production technologies for shale reservoirs ...

Bus. Devt: Oilfield Services – Strategies to Survive and Prosper in 2015

Location: Four Seasons Hotel
Date: January 28, 2015
Summary: Join us at the Four Seasons Hotel as our panel of experts from the industry’s leading oilfield service companies discuss a look back on 2014’s key issues, expected trends for 2015, and strategies to that will be key to future growth ...

Education: Michael J. Economides Symposium

Location: Hilton Hotel, University of Houston Campus
Date: January 30, 2015
Summary:   The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Houston invites you to a special symposium in remembrance of Michael J. Economides, Former Professor of Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Houston Hilton Hotel on January 30, 2015 ...

HSSE-SR: The Three Cs of Offshore Decommissioning

Location: Petroleum Club, 35th Floor, Total Plaza
Date: February 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 in the UK North Sea, comprising almost 100,000 tonnes of topsides and 40,000 tonnes of jackets, together with abandoning over 100 wells and hundreds of kilometers of pipelines ...

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

Location: Wood Group Mustang, Clydesdale Building
Date: February 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 with uncertain physical properties and phase behavior at the pressures and temperatures along the flowpath ...

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 ...