Reservoir Forum


Please join us for a forum to discuss timely and applied, practical reservoir topics.

The forum will consist of three 90 minute sessions dedicated to a timely topic of interest.  Each session will have keynote talks followed by ample discussion time. The focus will be on the practical aspects of each topic rather than a theoretical treatment of each topic. Each session will consist of the speakers giving a short (20 minute) presentation on the topic from their perspective followed by a discussion on the topic

The forum topics and speakers will be:

Check-in and Light Breakfast, 8 to 8:50 am

Offshore Waterflooding Experiences, 9:00 to 10:30 am
1. Dr. Farid Shecaira, Petrobras: Offshore Waterflooding Case Study
2. Ajay Suri, University of Texas - Estimating Fracture Lengths and Injection Profile in a North Sea Injector
3. Luigi Saputelli, Hess: Reservoir Integration - Production case for Offshore Waterflooding Development

Coffee Break, 10:30 to 10:45 am

Field Development Planning for Shale Plays, 10:45 to 11:45 am
1. Jim Erdle, Computer Modeling Group: Non-Darcy flow in Fractured Shale Gas Reservoirs
2. Paul Lundy, Schlumberger: Shale Field Development Planning with Focus on Barnett and Marcellus Shale Plays

Lunch, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm

History Match Techniques, 12:45 to 3:00 pm
1. Joe Lynch, SPT Group: History Matching: it’s about more than matching history
2. Eduardo Jimenez, Shell: Time-lapse Seismic and Production Data Integration Using Streamline-based Techniques: Field Experiences
3. Steve Webb, CMG: Practical Experiences with Assisted History Matching
4. Deepak Devenoga, University of Oklahoma: Reservoir Characterization and Uncertainty Assessment Using the Ensemble Kalman Filter: Application to the Petroleum Industry

*6 Professional Development Hours (PDH) will be awarded for this Forum.  The 6 PDH Hours will be printed on your name badge as proof of attendance.

Organizer Jaime Villatoro


Fri, May. 14, 2010
8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. US/Central

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500 Dallas St
Houston, TX 77002

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