Oct. 17, 2006


Description

Introduction to Heavy Oil:

 

  • What is heavy oil?
  • How was it formed?
  • What makes heavy oil heavy?
  • Basics on heavy oil reservoirs
  • Locations of heavy oil deposits. Could discuss Canada, Venezuela, USA, others

Why the growing interest in Heavy Oil?

 

  • Review supply and demand?
  • Global issues and impact on heavy oil development

 

Brief overview of Heavy Oil recovery methods:

  • Cold Production and Cold Heavy Oil Production with Sand (CHOPS)
  • Cyclic Steam Stimulation (CSS)
  • Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD)
  • Vapor Assisted Petroleum Extraction (VAPEX)
  • Toe to Heel Air Injection (THAI)
  • Hybrid recovery methods

Economics and Markets for Heavy Oil:

 

  • Why is heavy oil profitable?
  • Traditional and emerging heavy oil markets

Opportunities and Challenges for heavy oil development

The SPE-Gulf Coast Section office is located at 10777 Westheimer, Suite 335, Houston, TX  77042

·          Take Beltway 8/Sam Houston Tollway to the west side of Houston.

·          Exit at Westheimer & go west on Westheimer.

·          Our building is at the corner of Westheimer and Walnut Bend St., approximately 3 lights west of Beltway 8.

·          Take a left on Walnut Bend.

·          Take a left into the parking garage driveway & then a right into the parking garage. 

·          You may park free in the parking garage on the 1st floor in Visitor's Parking.

·          Call Kathy MacLennan, SPE Gulf Coast Section Liaison at 713.779.9595 ext. 613 if you need help.


Featured Speakers

Speaker Allan Peats
Heavy Oil Business Dev Manager Schlumberger OFS, Calgary, Canada Allan Peats is an Associate Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.His current position is Heavy Oil Business Development Manager of Schlumberger OFS in in Calgary, Canada.Allan has 25 years of experience in the oil industry with production and facilities operation  …

Heavy Oil Business Dev Manager
Schlumberger OFS, Calgary, Canada
Allan Peats is an Associate Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

His current position is Heavy Oil Business Development Manager of
Schlumberger OFS in in Calgary, Canada.

Allan has 25 years of experience in the oil industry with production and
facilities operation  and optimization with operating companies in Canada
and and a great deal of experience in the application of electric
Submersible Pumping (ESP) systems.

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Organizer

Diego Narvaez


Date and Time

Tue, Oct. 17, 2006

8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Location

SPE GCS Office

10777 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77042