Coalbed Methane Reservoir Analysis

Speaker Steve Hennings
Steve Hennings, M.S., P.E., is a petroleum engineering consultant with Source Rock Engineering, in Colorado. He has thirty years of operations and reservoir engineering experience ranging from rig and field foreman to technology coordinator at a major research lab. Steve has been involved in every phase of gas exploration and ...



Steve Hennings, M.S., P.E., is a petroleum engineering consultant with Source Rock Engineering, in Colorado. He has thirty years of operations and reservoir engineering experience ranging from rig and field foreman to technology coordinator at a major research lab. Steve has been involved in every phase of gas exploration and development and during the past five years he has conducted workshops in six countries to present lessons learned from his ongoing Coalbed Methane, Coal Mine Methane and Shale Gas projects in the United States, Australia, China, Canada, Indonesia, India and Turkey. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious Stefanko Award for his technical presentations. Steve is a certified professional engineer and holds degrees in Petroleum Engineering and Finance.



Full Description

Course Description

This one day, hands-on course is for individuals who are actively involved in modeling coalbed methane wells. It can also be valuable for managers who wish to understand the process and limitations of CBM reservoir modeling. The course will include a copy of Roxar’s MORE CBM Simulator, sample input files, and real world examples and problems. Topics covered include:

  • CBM Basics
  • Estimating Permeability and Porosity from Production Data
  • CBM Well Tests
  • Gas in Place Estimation
  • Example Problems
  • Conducting a History Match
  • Major & Minor Drivers
  • Identifying Barriers
  • Preparing Forecasts
  • Alternative Development Plans

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for Petroleum engineers, geologists, geophysicists, investors, managers, government officials, planners and technical support staff wanting an understanding of the fundamentals for modeling coalbed methane wells. Participants are expected to have experience using reservoir simulators to solve problems and to be comfortable with spreadsheets. No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed.

CEUs

0.8 (Continuing Education Units) awarded for this 1-day course.

For more details, please contact us at trainingcourses@spe.org

Organizer Chiwila Mumba-Black

When?

Tue, Jan. 11, 2011
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. US/Central

Where?

Houston Training Center
10777 Westheimer Road Suite 1075
Houston, Texas 77042
USA

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