The “New Carbonates” GTW: Expanded Program

The “New  Carbonates” GTW in Fort Worth, February 27-29, has just been expanded. Here’s the extended program and a link to register: http://www.aapg.org/gtw/new_direction_carbs2012/index.cfm

Monday, February 27, 2012

7:00-8:00am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION / CHECK-IN

8:00-8:15am Welcome and Introduction: Susan Nash, Ph.D.  – AAPG

8:15-11:00am Session 1: What are the “New Carbonates”?

New Perspectives on Burial Diagenetic/Hydrothermal Influences on Pennsylvanian and Permian Carbonate Reservoirs of the Southwestern U.S.

Peter Scholle, Professor Emeritus

Second Talk (info pending)

Peter Scholle, Professor Emeritus

New Mexico Geological Survey

9:45-10:00am COFFEE BREAK

Probabilistic Reservoir Simulation Workflow for Unconventional Resource Play: Bakken Case Study

Jessica Ciosek, Hess

New Knowles Deep-Water Reefs with Tcf Potential at 21,000’

John P. Carr, Carr Resources; Richard L. Adams,

Carr Resources

11:00-12:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY

PROBLEM SOLVING

12:00-1:00PM NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15-4:00PM Session 2: Geological Contexts and Settings for the “New Carbonates”

High-Resolution Sequence Stratigraphic and Chronostratigraphic Investigations of the Lower Shelf and Basinal Lithofacies of the Mississippian Subsystem in the southern Midcontinent U.S.A.

Lynn Watney, Kansas Geological Survey;

John Doveton, Kansas Geological Survey

Rock Property Inversion for Carbonate Porosity in the Edwards Reef Complex

Michael Smith, ExxonMobil

2:45-3:00pm COFFEE BREAK

A Study of Completion Effectiveness in the Williston Basin (Bakken)

Maraden Panjaitan, Schlumberger

New Insights into Yates Field Reservoir Characterization: Hypogenic Origin for Cavernous Porosity

Kevin Stafford, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

4:00-5:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY PROBLEM-SOLVING

5:00-6:30PM ICEBREAKER RECEPTION

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

7:30-8:00am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00-8:15am Recap and Introduction

8:15-11:00am Session 3: 3D Seismic and Other Geophysical Insights & Workflows

Rock Physics Analysis and Time-Lapse Rock Imaging of Induced-Chemical and Physical Processes in Carbonate Rocks

Tiziana Vanorio, Stanford

9:45-10:00am COFFEE BREAK

Azimuthal Seismic Anisotropy Field Experiment in Fractured Carbonates at Canyon Lake, Central Texas

David Wang, ExxonMobil Upstream Research

11:00-12:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY PROBLEM SOLVING

12:00-1:00pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15-4:00pm Session 4: Porosity and Permeability / Determining “Sweet Spots” / Well Logs (While Drilling & Then Developing Offsets) and Reservoir Characterization / Case Studies

Geologic assessment of the Mississippian System in southern Kansas incorporating log and core petrophysics and seismic data from Wellington Field, Sumner County, Kansas – implications for horizontal drilling

Lynn Watney, Kansas Geological Survey; Jason Rush, Kansas Geological Survey

Continuous Fracture Modeling

Dave Balogh, SigmaCubed

2:45-3:00pm COFFEE BREAK

Reservoir Characterization Case Study

InGrain

4:00-5:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES PROBLEM-SOLVING

5:00-6:30 POSTERS

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

7:30-8:00am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00-8:15am Recap and Introduction

8:15-11:00am Session 5: Drilling Considerations (Drilling Fluids / Geosteering / etc — Taking an Integrated Approach)

Geosteering in Carbonates

Carlos Manrique, Halliburton

Formation Damage Prevention in Carbonate Formations

Mike Stephens, RockDocMike, LLC

Casing Drilling; the Potential to Reduce Fluid Loss and Increase Wellbore Stability in Reservoir Sections

Eric Moellendick, Tesco Corporation

9:45-10:00am COFFEE BREAK

Drilling Fluids in Carbonates

Ray Ravitz, M I- Swaco

Cost Effective Advances in Water Recycling Technology

Dave Bell, Pure Stream Technologies

11:00-12:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY

PROBLEM SOLVING

12:00-1:00pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:15-4:00pm Session 6: Completions: Geological Considerations (Hydraulic Fracturing, Proppant Digenesis, etc.) and Future directions // Ongoing reservoir development / EOR / Re-Fracing

Optimization of Completions in Unconventional Reservoirs for Higher Ultimate Recovery

Rocky Seale, PackersPlus

Acidizing Carbonate Reservoirs & Formation Damage Removal

Bill Ford, CESI Chemical

2:45-3:00pm COFFEE BREAK

Proppant Diagenesis- Integrated Analyses Provide New Insights into Origin, Occurrence, and Implications for Proppant Performance

Robert Duenckel, CARBO Ceramics, Inc.

Residual Oil Zones / Stimulation / Permian Basin

Steve Melzer, APTA

4:00-5:00pm SMALL GROUP INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES PROBLEM-SOLVING

5:00pm ADJOURN

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