Completions and Production Symposium; Challenges and Perspectives

Society of Petroleum Engineers-Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS) Completions and Production Study Group is proudly announcing its 2018 Completions and Production Symposium; Challenges and Perspectives. This event brings a great opportunity for Oil & Gas professionals, scientist and academia members of all level to discuss the current state, best practices and emerging technologies deployed in the most prolific and active basins across US. With the recent downturn, our industry has been forced to find new and innovative ways to economically develop oil & gas resources. SPE-GCS Completions and Production Study Group continues to provide a networking forum to discuss and disseminate the latest Challenges and Perspectives related to technological advances that drive US Oil and Gas resurgence in the World Market despite the challenging market environment. This event will be on September 19th, 2018 at the Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation Office located on 5 Greenway Plaza, Houston, TX 77046. We expect over 150 engineers, geologists, managers and financial executives to attend.


 Dr. Nansen Saleri, CEO and Chairman, QRI 

AI in Every BTU

Richard Jackson, Sr. VP of Operations Support, Oxy

It is not just the rock, the people matter too

George Buck, GM of ETC Drilling & Completions, Chevron

Completion needs and advances after the downturn 

Bill Lane, Former artificial lift Executive, Weatherford

Unleashing Unconventional Production

Ron Dusterhoft, Technology Fellow, Halliburton

How well do We Account for Vertical Heterogeneity in Well Placement and Stimulation Design?

Salvador Ayala, Marketing & Technology Manager, Schlumberger

Optimizing Well Completions through Digital Enablement

Dr. Leen Weijers, VP of Technology, Liberty Oilfield Services

Economic Optimization of Completion Drivers using Multi-Variate Analysis in Liquid-Rich Basins

Bob Tippee, Editor in Chief, Oil & Gas Journal

Oil and Gas Markets: Beyond the Fundamentals

Carl Montgomery, Sr Engineer, NSI Technology

Maybe Othar M. Kiel wasn’t so Crazy After all

Curtis Blount, Sr Engineering Fellow, ConocoPhillips

Intervention Challenges in Unconventional and High Reach Wells

 Dr. David Craig, Manager of Technical Improvement, Oxy

Hydraulic Fracture Field Experiments: Images from an Independent Investigator’s Imagination

 Dr. Craig Cipolla, Sr. Engineering Adviser, Hess

Integrating Microseismic, Geomechanics, Hydraulic Fracture Modeling, and Reservoir Simulation to Characterize Parent Well Depletion and Infill Well Performance in the Bakken


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Location: Occidental Petroleum Corporation
5 Greenway Plaza
Houston , Texas 77046

Date: Sept. 19, 2018, 7 a.m. - Sept. 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.