Oct. 13, 2022


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ABSTRACT OF PRESENTATION

THIS REGULAR GENERAL MEETING LUNCHEON EVENT WILL BE HELD IN PERSON AND ALSO VIA WEBINAR. TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR, PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK:  https://www.spegcs.org/events/6499/

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The US shale frac industry has grown in leaps and bounds through the Shale Revolution over the last 15 years.  Frac designs, technologies deployed and pumping efficiencies have all changed significantly, resulting in liquid-rich shale operators now drilling and completing shale wells for half the original cost while these wells come in at double their first-year production as compared to shale wells 10 years ago. 

These changes have made US shale oil very competitive on the world stage while generally making us better neighbors.  What design parameters and technologies have delivered these changes? What technologies have been key for production improvements and gains in efficiencies and economies of scale? This presentation will look back at these formative industry changes and will attempt a deeper look into the technologies that will keep US frac’ing competitive through the next few years.

 

 

MENU

CAESAR SALAD

HONEY ROASTED CHICKEN

 

Registration & Walk-ins 

All attendees are encouraged to register and pay online for this event.  This is a more efficient means of registering for the event and enables the registration process at the meeting to move much faster.  Walk-in space is available on a seat-limited basis at a fee more than the on-line registration fee.

 

NOTE: 

To secure the health and safety of all attendees, SPE-GCS will apply the following Covid-19 safety protocol guidelines: 

  1. Masks, gloves and hand sanitizer will be available on site at the registration table
  2. Attendees who are sick will not be permitted to enter the event. This is without exception.

 


 

Parking for this event
 
The TOTAL Plaza building (1201 Louisiana Street across from the Houston Hyatt Regency Hotel) is connected to the downtown Houston tunnel system.  Using the tunnel system, those working downtown can walk to our meeting in air-conditioned comfort.
 
If you will drive to this meeting, the following summarizes available parking:
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The image above shows how to access the club parking area at the new location of the Petroleum Club. Enter from Milam Street and exit onto Louisiana Street.  Parking fee paid at central meter outside building entrance via credit card. Valet parking is also available - a $10 discount sticker is available at the registration table.  
 
Surface parking lots are available to the south of the TOTAL Plaza building (between this building and the former EXXON Building), including one surface lot adjacent to the TOTAL Plaza Building - pay at meter (cost ~ $9).  Other surface lots in the area cost $8 - $9 and they frequently are full by mid-morning.
 
Parking is also available in the Hyatt Regency Hotel parking garage across the street.  Prices vary depending on time in the garage.  Cost for 2 hours of parking is $12.  
 
 
 
 

Featured Speakers

Speaker: LEEN WEIJERS, Vice President of Engineering, Liberty Energy
Speaker LEEN WEIJERS, Vice President of Engineering, Liberty Energy

Dr. Leen Weijers is the Vice President of Engineering at Liberty Oilfield Services. He has worked at Liberty since its founding in 2011, originally serving as its Business Manager. Leen’s role at Liberty focuses on two main aspects. One, delivering improved well economics to customers through optimized frac designs, and …

Dr. Leen Weijers is the Vice President of Engineering at Liberty Oilfield Services. He has worked at Liberty since its founding in 2011, originally serving as its Business Manager. Leen’s role at Liberty focuses on two main aspects. One, delivering improved well economics to customers through optimized frac designs, and two, on customer and internal data sharing and reporting to improve business efficiencies.


Leen worked at Pinnacle Technologies from 1995 to 2011, where he oversaw development of the industry’s most widely used fracture growth simulator, FracproPT. He was Pinnacle’s Rocky Mountain Regional Manager from 2007 - 2011, where he helped rebuild its Rocky Mountain operations.


Leen has authored dozens of industry courses and publications. He also played a key role in the calibration of fracture growth models with various fracture diagnostics such as tiltmeter and micro-seismic fracture mapping technologies.


Leen Weijers completed his doctoral research at the Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands by conducting fracture growth model experiments to investigate the interaction of hydraulic fracture systems with horizontal and deviated wells. Before that, Leen completed a Master’s degree in Geophysics, also from Delft University of Technology.


 

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Organizer

Barry Faulkner

Email: barryf1944@gmail.com 


Phone: (281) 627-8790


Date and Time

Thu, Oct. 13, 2022

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Pricing

  • Member
    $45.00
    (ends 10/12/2022)
  • MiT/Student/Retired
    $20.00
    (ends 10/12/2022)
  • Non-Member
    $55.00
    (ends 10/12/2022)
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Location

Petroleum Club of Houston

TOTAL Plaza, 1201 Louisiana St, 35th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002



Group(s): General Meeting