April 26, 2018





2018 Reservoir Technology Symposium

Maximizing our Resources


Thursday April 26, 2018

Anadarko Conference Center, The Woodlands, TX

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  


Reservoir Technology Symposium is the annual event hosted by the SPE Gulf Coast Section Reservoir Study Group designed to disseminate knowledge and technology needed to achieve the many objectives of reservoir management, including understanding risk, increasing production and reserves, and maximizing resources.




 Symposium Registration

Early Registration Member/Non-Member: $100 / $125

Late Registration Member/Non-Member/Walk-in: $125 / $150 / $150

Registration Students/MiT/Retired: $50 - Register Here



One Day Workshop

Typical Well Production Profile


Sponsored by

 Friday April 27, 2018

Anadarko Conference Center, The Woodlands, TX

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  

Workshop Instructors 

Dr. John Lee, 3esi-Enersight and Texas A&M
Dr. Randy Freeborn, 3esi-Enersight
Mark McLane, Rose & Associates

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Workshop Registration

Early Registration Member/Non-Member: $300 / $300
Late Registration Member/Non-Member: $350 / $350

** Register for Workshop here **

Students/MiT/Retired*: $125 Register Here


 Get a $150 discount

Sign up for Reservoir Technology Symposium & One Day Workshop

 ** Register for both events here **

Registration Member/Non-Member: $250 / $250


** STUDENTS Register for both events here **

Students Pricing: $125




  Symposium Keynote Speaker

Gabriel Collins, Rice University – Baker Institute





Session 1 - Technology & Innovation: Emerging Technologies

to Maximize our Resources


S1.01 Gas Injection for GOM DW Wilcox Trend Fields Development: Challenges and Recovery Potential

Andrew Oghena, Chevron

S1.02 Machine Learning based Heavy Oil Enhanced Recovery Optimization

Reza Rastegar, Oxy

S1.03 – The Power of Real-Time Monitoring and Control in Formation Testing Applications

Hani Elshahawi, Shell

Session 2 - Production Forecasting and Reserves Estimation


S2.01 Proposed Update to the 2007 Petroleum Resource Management System

Dan Diluzio, Newfield

S2.02 Comprehensive Model for DFIT Injection and Falloff Pressure Data

Christine Ehlig-Economides, University of Houston


Session 3 - Unconventional Reservoirs - A Service Company's Perspective

S3.01 A new simulation based workflow to combine fracture simulation, reservoir simulation and cost structures to optimize profitability of unconventional reservoirs

Johannes Will, Dynardo

S3.02 Subsurface DNA Diagnostics as a New Data Set for Reservoir Characterization

Liz Percak-Dennett, Biota

S3.03 – Learnings from Unconventional Modeling

Chet Ozgen, Nitec


Session 4 - Unconventional Reservoirs-An Operator's Perspective


S4.01 Time-lapse Geochemistry (TLG) Application in Unconventional Reservoir

G. Eric Michael, ConocoPhillips

S4.02 Optimizing Vertical and Lateral Spacing of Horizontal Wells in Permian Basin Stacked Bench Developments

Do Shin, Oxy

S4.03 Industry trends and Chevron activity across the Permian Basin

David Rains, Chevron



2018 Sponsors






















Swathika Jayakumar

Date and Time

Thu, April 26, 2018

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Anadarko Tower - The Woodlands, TX

1201 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
United States

Get your parking permits here Day 1, Day 2, Days 1-2

Group(s): Reservoir