World Oil webcasts and webinars are in-depth presentations on oil and gas applications, trends and technology. Moderated by a World Oil editor and including technical experts, these events are focused on providing qualified engineers and professionals in the upstream oil and gas industry with the latest information pertaining to offshore and onshore exploring, drilling, completions and production.

ShaleTech™ Hydraulic Fracturing Forum: Summer 2020

September 17, 2020
Sponsored by: Welltec, Stepan Oil Solutions, Newpark Fluid Systems
During this 60 minute live webcast, Moderator, Joe D. Woods, President, International Pinpoint, will lead discussion on these topics: 1) “Economic Impact of Comprehensive Zonal Isolation Design during Hydraulic Fracturing of Cementless Completions”, with presenter, Yosafat Esquitin, Business Development Manager – Well Completions, Welltec. 2) “How Registered Biocides Protect Your Assets, Your People and Your Reservoir”, with presenter, Lynn Yakoweshen, Global Business Manager, Stepan Oilfield Solutions. 3) “How High Viscosity Friction Reducers Can Effectively Drive Down Hydraulic Fracturing Costs”, with presenter, Andrew Babey, Business Development Manager – Stimulation, Newpark Fluid Systems.

Emerging Oil & Gas Well Technology Forum: Summer 2020

August 26, 2020
Sponsored by: AccessESP, Welltec, Enhanced Energetics
During this 60-minute live webcast, we will discuss the following topics: 1) “How to Implement Rigless ESP Technology to Overcome the Roadblocks to Adopting Higher Lift Methods in Offshore and ERD Wells”, with presenter, Will Standifird, VP Customer Success, AccessESP. 2) “Leveraging Innovative Downhole Mechanical Intervention Tools to Save Costs and Maximize Recovery”, with presenter, Garry Andrews, Technical Account Manager, Welltec Inc, USA. 3) “A Step Change in Perforating Performance: Kraken Delivers Value Beyond Conventional Completion Techniques”, with presenter, JD Schmidt, Chief Operating Officer, Enhanced Energetics.

How Chemical Tracers can reduce costs, boost production, and guide adaptive strategies in a rapidly changing oilfield market

July 29, 2020
Sponsored by: Tracerco
With oil prices hitting decade lows and energy activities downsized during a global pandemic, operators globally are seeking assurance that every spend drives a strong return on investment. Yet many completion and production choices are made in an environment of uncertainty, making technology that can inform well design and operational planning more crucial than ever. Chemical tracers are one such tool. A proven and reliable method of reservoir surveillance, tracer studies have demonstratable value for quickly and accurately adapting field strategies to real-time market needs. Whether a conventional or unconventional field, a properly designed and utilized tracer study has the potential to reduce lifting costs, improve production, and mitigate risk to CAPEX/OPEX spends. In this webinar, industry experts will provide an overview of current tracer technologies, dispel marketing myths, and detail a holistic use of tracers and the value added for multiple case studies across the globe. Application of tracers in hydraulically fractured wells, extended-reach well inflow studies, and flood-driven EOR case studies will all be covered. By the conclusion of this talk, the audience will have a working knowledge of the frontiers of tracer technology as well as an understanding of how this potent, low-risk, and low-cost tool can innovate their current field production plans.

Vallourec’s THERMOCASE® Vacuum Insulated Tubing (VIT): a cost-effective solution for geothermal applications

July 22, 2020
Sponsored by: Vallourec
Geothermal energy is a clean and sustainable resource generated by the heat below the Earth’s surface. Vallourec’s THERMOCASE® tubing has been a key component in a new closed loop extraction technology developed by GreenFire Energy to expand the scope and reduce the cost of geothermal power generation. THERMOCASE® VIT is an ideal candidate for such application, with best in class insulation performance and high service temperature. Due to the nature of the pilot, some specific performance required adjustments of design parameters to allow safe performance of the VIT in the field during the test. During this webcast, Gabriel Roussie will share the specificities and benefits of this solution and give an insight into the successful project with GreenFire Energy.

Abaco Power Sections - How our Technology is Changing Drilling Optimization

July 16, 2020
Sponsored by: Abaco Drilling
This webinar will feature field data and case studies from the Permian and Eagle Ford about Abaco’s latest engineering innovation; single direction stators with deviated profiles. These new stator profiles address performance drilling stresses on the power section lower end with a variable fit which reduces friction and overheating. This results in greater power section reliability and a reduction in field failure rates in all drilling applications. The case studies will present common issues and challenges seen in stator technology today including stall and thermal damage and the way that Abaco’s OPTIFIT Technology specifically addresses these challenges.
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