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IoT Solutions in Oil and Gas

Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 PM

Whether your operation is upstream, midstream, or downstream – your organization needs a solution that connects disparate assets, systems, databases, and data/naming conventions. The industrial IoT enables organizations to build smart system architectures that avoid these classic data silos to prove concepts and produce business value. Industrial IoT applications can improve efficiency in Oil and Gas operations: Operations data management: what data can be relieved to lower the risk of overburdening the operational host, i.e., SCADA or DCS? Product life cycle management as a service or a product: how can we use machine learning to more effectively monitor pump asset anomalies and manage the care for better production results? By the end of 2017, we predict there will be large quantities of proof of concept (PoC) industrial IoT applications in Oil and Gas. There is so much potential. To effectively bring the power of IoT to your organization, a smart approach is to choose a project that can be implemented quickly and has a clear, measurable business value. Start simple, succeed, and apply your learning to the next project.

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Productivity Improvements Through Integrated Analysis of Frac Tracer, Stimulation and Geophysical Data

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:00 AM

Adding tracers to stimulation fluid has become the industry standard methodology to identify stage production of gas, oil, and water along the length of a wellbore with no well intervention needs. This inexpensive technology provides confirmation that a wellbore is open to flow, identifies and quantifies stage flow contribution and provides a measure of drainage area connectivity. It also allows a correlation between zonal productivity with respect to drilling, stimulation, and production design. Using this knowledge, the operator can amend future well development plans with a greater confidence that the changes made will result in enhanced ultimate hydrocarbon recovery. The webinar will illustrate the use of Tracerco tracer technology as an evaluation tool to enhance future drilling, stimulation, and production decisions. It will provide case studies comparing actual production results with pre-completion seismic and geophysical expectations (seismic, log, landing zone, etc.) and demonstrate how the combination of tracer data, along with other information gathered during the drilling and stimulation process, can assist in optimizing recovery during future well development.

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Using Data-Driven Technologies to Accelerate the Field Development Planning Process

Thursday, April 06, 2017 10:00 AM

A data-driven technology for diagnosing reservoir conditions and generating field development plans for mature assets is presented, based on machine learning and automation of standard petroleum engineering workflows, without requiring a full field simulation model. Ideally suited for large, complex oil fields with large data sets (e.g. thousands of wells producing over many decades), these field development plans are prepared within three weeks using this technology to serve as operating plans and reserves basis. Recent applications of this technology have resulted in field development plans including recompletions targeting pay behind pipe, artificial lift upgrades and optimizations, offline well reactivations, new well locations, and waterflood plans.

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Oil & Gas Forecast 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:00 AM

Now in its 91st year, World Oil’s forecast is the upstream oil and gas industry's most trusted source of projections and data relating to global E&P activity. Utilizing data collected from proprietary surveys of governments and operators in the U.S. and worldwide, this definitive industry report includes projections for spending and activity, domestic and international drilling, industry trends, and an overview of factors impacting the U.S. and international oil and gas industry.

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