ShaleTech 2018

December 5, 2018

7:30 – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 8:35 am

OPENING REMARKS: Andy McDowell, Vice President, Gulf Energy Information and Publisher, World Oil

8:35 – 9:00 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Greg Leveille, Chief Technology Officer, ConocoPhillips

9:00 – 10:00 

PANEL DISCUSSION: Data Management and Digital Infrastructure drives efficiencies and production gains in today’s shale plays

Panelists:

Rustom Mody (Moderator), Vice President, Technical Excellence - Enterprise Technology, Baker Hughes, a GE company

Barry Zhang, Co-Founder and CEO, Quantico Energy Solutions 

David C. Johnson, Vice President of Product Innovation, Petrolink 

Hossein Rokhsari, Partner, Darcy Partners  

10:00 – 10:30 

NETWORKING BREAK


TRACK 1: Drilling and Production

TRACK 2: Well Completions

Session 1: Exploration/Well Planning

Session 2: Hydraulic Fracturing

Session Chair: Jacob Thomas, Vice President, Technology, Alchemy Sciences

Session Chair: TBD

10:30 – 10:55 

Stacked Pay Development in the Delaware Basin: Raj Malpani, Production Engineering Lead, Schlumberger

Turbine Powered Electric Hydraulic Fracturing: Matt Vahsholtz, P. E., Engineering Manager, Evolution Well Services, LLC

10:55 – 11:20 

Direct Detection Technology™ for Exploration and Delineation of Multiple, Stacked Hydrocarbon-bearing Horizons and Shale Plays: Jim Combs, Ph.D., Chief Geophysicist, Oil and Gas Discoverer, LLC.

Enhancing Perforation Efficiency Using Rate Pulses; A Step Change in Hydraulic Fracturing: Debotyam Maity, Senior Engineer, Gas Technology Institute

11:20 – 11:45

Nine Plus Years of Production Show Value of Proper Design in Oil Window of Barnett Shale: John W. Ely, CEO, Ely and Associates Corporation

Cryogenically Processed Natural Gas as a Fracturing & EOR Fluid; A Technical and Economic Comparison verse Slickwater and Nitrogen Fluids: Jeremy Dockter, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Expansion Energy LLC

11:45 – 12:10

Role of Water Management Process and Technology in Unconventional Well Planning: Amit Prakash, Consulting Partner - Upstream USA, Wipro

Remote Wireline Connectors Provide More Frac “Pump On” Time and Improve Safety: Michael Spence, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Reel Power Oil & Gas, Inc

12:10 – 1:00 

LUNCH

Lunchtime Presentation: Richard Hyde, Executive Director, ONE Future

Why Methane Emissions Matter

Natural gas is a foundational fuel for today and tomorrow. Methane emissions are one issue that the industry must address to maintain gas' competitive position. 


TRACK 1: Drilling and Production

TRACK 2: Well Completions

Session 3: Drilling Efficiencies

Session 4: Proppant Selection

Session Chair: Fersheed Mody, Manager, Global Research and Development, Apache Exploration and Production Technology

Session Chair: TBD

1:00 – 1:25 pm

Latest Drill Pipe Technology Enhancements for Improved Performance Drilling in Shale Plays: Leah Pierce, Technical Marketing Engineer, National Oilwell Varco – Grant Prideco

Self-Suspending Proppant Technology for Brackish and Produced Waters: Kanth Josyula, Ph.D., Senior Director, Materials Research, Covia

1:25 – 1:50 pm

Simulation of Mid-String Stick-Slip and Mitigation Using Multibody Dynamics: Fred Harvey, Title, MSC Software

Counterprop:” Finally Adding the Correct Proppant in the Proper Size and Proper Sequence in Slickwater Treatments: John W. Ely, CEO, Ely and Associates Corporation

1:50 – 2:15 pm

Shale's big data analytics platform helping operators to reduce costs and realize significant operational efficiencies by making humans smarter first, not machines: Spenser Bohlander, Drilling Advisor, Moblize

Resin-Coated Proppants with Remarkably Improved Crush Resistance and Conductivity using Modified Novolac Resins: Vinay Mehta, title, Covia

2:15 – 2:45 pm

NETWORKING BREAK


TRACK 1: Drilling and Production

TRACK 2: Well Completions

Session 5: Drilling Fluids

Session 6: Innovative Technology

Session Chair: Keith Lynch, Well Operations Advisor, ConocoPhillips

Session Chair: Rustom Mody, Vice President, Technical Excellence - Enterprise Technology, Baker Hughes, a GE company

2:45 – 3:10 pm

High-Salinity Water Based Muds as Oil-Based Mud Alternatives for Optimized Shale Drilling: Dr. Eric van Oort, Lancaster Professor in Petroleum Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Environmentally Responsible Non-Destructive Cleaning with Dry Ice: David Watson, Director, Business Development – Energy and Services, Cold Jet, LLC

3:10 – 3:35 pm

Drilling Fluid Design in the STACK Shields Wellbore to Prevent Mud Losses and Eliminate Casing String: Cody Wellman, Technical Sales Manager – North America, Impact Fluids

Lower-input Wastewater Treatment That Doubles as Lithium Extraction System: Preston McEachern, Founder and CEO, PurLucid Treatment Solutions

3:35 – 3:45 pm

NETWORKING BREAK


TRACK 1: Drilling and Production

TRACK 2: Well Completions

Session 7: Production Optimization

Session 8: Completions Optimization

Session Chair: TBD

Session Chair: Dale Logan, Senior Vice President, Marketing, C&J Energy Services

3:45 – 4:10 pm

Unconventional Lift for Unconventional Wells: William Jackson, President, Tech-Flo

Optimized Completions Designs in Every Horizontal Well: Jason Glascock, Senior Operations Manager – Reservoir Technology, C&J Energy Services

4:10 – 4:35 pm

Autonomous Flow Control Devices Improve the Performance of Gas Huff and Puff EOR in Shale Oil Reservoirs: Michael Konopczynski, Director, Sub-Surface Engineering, Tendeka, Inc.

Accelerating Completion Optimization in the Unconventional Reservoirs Through Machine Learning Coupled to Reservoir Characterization: Piyush Pankaj, Principal Reservoir Engineer- Team Lead, Schlumberger

4:35 – 5:00 pm

Digital Gas Lift – Applied Technology & Business Justification: Graham D. Makin, Vice President – Sales, Marketing & IR, Silverwell Technology, Inc.

Elastic Polymer Frac Systems Reduce Operating Costs and Increase Production: Tom Wentzler, Title, Binder Science

5:00 pm

CLOSING REMARKS


NETWORKING RECEPTION

 

ShaleTech 2018

December 6, 2018

 

7:30 – 8:25 am

Continental Breakfast

8:25 – 8:30 am

OPENING REMARKS: Andy McDowell, Vice President, Gulf Energy Information and Publisher, World Oil

8:30 – 8:35

WELCOME: Doug Park, Chairman, Permian Basin Water Management Council

8:35 – 9:15 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Mark Houser, CEO, University Lands


A part of the University of Texas System, University Lands manages both the surface and mineral rights to 2.1 million acres in the oil-rich Permian Basin of West Texas. Revenue from the development of these lands provides funding for more than twenty education and health institutions across both The University of Texas System and The Texas A&M University System. 

9:15 – 10:15 am

PANEL DISCUSSION: What are today’s biggest water challenges for the Permian Basin?


Panelists:

Andy Adams, Vice President, Business Development (moderator) 

Rick McCurdy, Manager, Chemicals & Water Reclamation, Chesapeake Energy

Ben Warden, Water Management Supervisor, Diamondback

Doug Park, Water Management Advisor, University Lands

Brian Kuh, Water Management, WPX Energy

Joe De Almeida, Director Global Water Strategy, Oxy

Gabriel Collins, Baker Botts Fellow in Energy & Environmental Regulatory Affairs, Baker Institute for Public Policy

10:15 – 10:45 am

NETWORKING BREAK

10:45 – 12:00 noon

Session 9: Water Management Operations

Session Chair: Andy Adams, Vice President, Business Development

 

Abdul Sule, Water Operations Supervisor, Chevron

Gabriel Collins, Baker Botts Fellow in Energy & Environmental Regulatory Affairs, Baker Institute for Public Policy

John Durand, President, WaterBridge


Q&A to follow

12:00 – 1:00 pm

LUNCH

1:15 – 2:30 pm

Session 10: Innovative Water Management Technologies

Session Chair: Joe De Almeida, Director Global Water Strategy, Oxy 

 

Automation/Machine Learning/Analytics: Marcus Keenan, Director Automation, Hydrozonix

Rick McCurdy, Manager - Chemicals & Water Reclamation, Chesapeake Energy

TBD

Q&A to follow

2:30 – 3:00 pm

NETWORKING BREAK

3:00 – 4:20 pm

Session 11: The Economics of Water

Session Chair: Lindsey Bass, Water/Waste Engineering Advisor, XTO Energy/ExxonMobil

 

Lynn Rouse, Water Management and Planning, Chevron

Ying Tsang, Engineering Advisor, Oxy

TBD

Q&A to follow

4:20 pm

CLOSING REMARKS: Rick McCurdy, Chesapeake Energy








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