2019 Short Course

AM & PM Sessions

Outline for a One-day Fracturing Short Course – CO2 & ROZ Conference

Wednesday, December 11th
The New Bush Convention Center
Downtown Midland, Tx

(as of November 21, 2019)

 Short Description of Course:  Are you wondering or frustrated with sour oil and gas production where it should be sweet?  Are your wells making poorer oil cuts than your neighbor’s wells?  This one-day short course is the culmination of years of work on understanding the critical roles that fractures play in oil and gas extraction and flooding.  The understandings have accelerated rapidly with the insights coming to industry from the horizontal well revolution. Combining those with the biochemical process awareness from residual oil zone studies makes this the perfect time for this multi-discipline short course subject.

An outstanding lineup of speakers has been recruited to lay out the important science and engineering principles involved in commercial effects* of transmissive fractures.  Those topics will be followed by several actual case histories from the Permian & San Juan Basins, the Gulf Coast and Eagle Ford plays.  Parallels to other basins and oil and gas plays will be addressed in the panel discussion at the end of the day.

Effects such as sour oil in sweet oil plays, anomalously high water cuts, inability to pump off laterals, abnormally low methane gas concentrations, fracture architecture, induced seismicity, and others will be addressed…


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Agenda for the C02 Conference Short Course #22

AM Session

Times Topical Areas Speakers…
8:05 – 9:00 A. Introduction to the Course and the New Age: Horizontal Age & Resource Plays Steve Melzer
9:00 – 10:00 B. Fault/ Fracture Science Keynoter: Relationships Between Fracture Keynoter: Relationships Between Fractures/Faults and Production View the Abstract for this Presentation Here John Lorenz, FractureStudies.com
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:45 C.   Fracture Engineering Keynote: Impacts of Faults/Fracture Detection and Fault Property Identification Richard Baker, Consulting Engineer
12:00 – 1:00 Catered Lunch at Noon

PM Session

1:00 – 1:30 D.  Tectonic History Considerations and Flow Fields Bob Trentham, UTPB
1:30 – 2:00 E.   Economical and Low-Risk approach to Effective Fracture Detection and Completion Optimization in Lateral Wells Don Herman, Cordax and Earle Drack, PetroMar
2:00 – 2:45 F.  Borehole Imaging Data Wes Palmer & Matt Hammonds, Baker Hughes
2:45 – 3:05 G. Spatial Aspects of Fracture Zones Open Discussion
2:45 – 3:05 H. Case History #1:  Carbonates (San Andres #1) – SW Gaines Melzer
3:05 – 3:20 Break
3:20 – 3:50 I. Case History #2: Gulf Coast Fault Case History Alex Bump, UT BEG
3:50 – 4:15 J.  Case History #3:  Fault-Controlled Production in the San Juan Basin View the Abstract for this Presentation Here Scott Cooper, FractureStudies.com
4:15 – 4:45 K.  Case History #4:  Delaware Basin Horizontal Wolfcamp Case History: H2S and excessive extraneous water linked to shallow seismically mapped features Amy Patterson, Jetta Operating
4:45 – 5:00 L.  Panel of All Speakers:  Other Basins?, Where Studies Should go from Here? All Speakers
5:00 – 5:15 M. Wrap-up & Review Forms
5:15 Adjourn to the Reception at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

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