2017 AAPG Mid-Continent Section Meeting
2017 AAPG Mid-Continent Section Meeting 

Workshop Opportunities

The AAPG-MCSM 2017 will offer a diversity of topics to help emphasize the importance of multidisciplinary collaboration.  The topics will include Geology, Geochemistry, Engineering, GIS, and Petrophysics.  This year branch out, expand your knowledge, and work with others efficiently.

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AIR PHOTOS, SATELLITES, DRONES, GOOGLE EARTH, AND IMAGE ANALYSIS:  TOOLS THAT MAKE UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM OPERATIONS MORE EFFICIENT AND PROFITABLE

 

Instructor: David Koger, Owner, Koger Remote Sensing

 

Who Should Attend:

            Anyone who is interested in learning more about enhanced imagery and its benefits.

 

Abstract:

        Image data—from airplanes, satellites, and drones—are unique, cost-effective, and easily merged with other maps and data.  Photogeology has led exploration for more than eighty years.  It “fills in the gaps” where there are blank areas in the exploration picture.  Discover the best sensors and platforms for up, mid, and downstream applications; surface damages, seismic and geochem planning, and interpretation.  Drones provide unique information in an array of applications, like high-resolution topography, pipeline and facilities inspections, leak detection, and energy loss. 

            Attendees will learn tips and techniques they can put to work right away:  how these tools solve problems, how they work, how they collect data, how such data are analyzed, and how they save time and money in all cycles of exploration.  Plus, how this information merges with existing data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) such as Google Earth, Global Mapper, ArcGIS, ArcView, Petra, and Geographix. 

 

 

 

Enhanced Imagery Analysis for Increased [...]
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FROM ROCKS TO MODELS: GEOLOGICAL RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION AND MODELING

 

Instructor: Dr. Matthew Pranter, Professor at University of Oklahoma

 

Who Should Attend

Geoscientists, petroleum engineers, and students

 

Abstract:

The course provides an introduction to the concepts and methods of geological reservoir

characterization and modeling.  A variety of topics are discussed that include sedimentary and reservoir-rock properties, heterogeneity and flow units, unconventional shales, siliciclastic and carbonate deposits and reservoirs, and reservoir modeling concepts and methods. Exercises and case studies will be presented to strengthen participant understanding of concepts and methods.

 

SPECIAL NOTE

Participants should bring laptop computers with Excel and Adobe Reader to view course

material and conduct exercises. Digital files with lecture and exercise materials will be

provided for viewing, analysis, and interpretation during the course.

 

 

Geological Reservoir Characterization an[...]
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RESERVOIR ENGINEERING FOR PETROLEUM GEOLOGISTS

Instructor: Richard G. Green, Consulting Petroleum Geologist

 

Who Should Attend

            The course is designed for personnel who wish to acquire a broad understanding of the factors that influence the production of oil and gas from reservoirs.

 

Abstract:

This course is an attempt to bridge the chasm between geologists and engineers.  It is an introduction to the field and techniques of petroleum reservoir engineering.  Lecture will cover various properties of the reservoir including porosity, permeability, fluid types, fluid flow, and fluid saturations.  Evaluation techniques will be used to determine volumetrics, material balance, deliverability, and decline curve analysis.  Other topics to be discussed include: well testing and techniques, enhanced recovery, and economics.

 

 

Reservoir Engineering For Geologists.pdf
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PETROPHYSICS OF UNCONVENTIONAL RESERVOIRS

 

Instructor: Jack Breig, The Discovery Group

 

Who Should Attend: Geoscientists, Petroleum Engineers, Petrophysicists, Geophysicists, Geotechs, Students, and any other specialists that routinely work with those geotechnical specialties 

 

Abstract:

            The course assumes a basic understanding of common openhole logging measurements and interpretation.  We will use that working knowledge to expand the measurements and interpretation of those responses into the environments for which the measurements were not originally designed – Unconventional Reservoirs.

            This course will offer a “hands-on” approach covering a variety of topics including tight gas sandstones and organic shales, reservoir properties, fluid saturations, and a variety of interpretation techniques.  Other topics covered will include key petrophysical properties, shaly-sand models, TOC, lithology, gas in place, and much more. 

 

SPECIAL NOTE

Participants should bring laptop computers with Excel and Adobe Reader to view course

material and conduct exercises.  Colored pencils, a straight edge, and calculators with exponent functions also recommended.

 

 

Petrophysics of Unconventional Reservoir[...]
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COMPLETION AND STIMULATION FOR GEOLOGISTS

Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Miskimins, Associate Professor at Colorado School of Mines

 

Who Should Attend

Geoscientists, petroleum engineers, and students

 

Abstract:

This short course provides a broad, basic understanding of oil and gas well completion and stimulation techniques. It will be taught from a multidisciplinary viewpoint to facilitate the input of geological and petrophysical components into completion and stimulation operations.

Focus is placed on the design, construction, and stimulation of both vertical and horizontal wells. Specific topics discussed include wellbore integrity and design, completion types, downhole tools such as packers and bridge plugs, formation damage, and stimulation techniques including hydraulic fracturing and acidizing.  

 

 

Completions and Stimulation for Geologis[...]
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GEOCHEMISTRY: A USEFUL TOOL FOR EVALUATING UNCONVENTIONAL RESOURCE PLAYS

Instructor: Dr. Wahid Rahman, Geochemist, Devon Energy Corporation

 

Who Should Attend: Geoscientist, Petroleum Engineers, Petrophysicists, and Students 

 

Abstract:

This course will provide an introduction and evolution on unconventional resource plays,  and the basics of different aspects of geochemistry to better understand and evaluate these plays. There will be examples from different US onshore unconventional plays from published data. 

The intent is to cover key petroleum systems elements from basics of organic petrology, total organic carbon (TOC), Vitrinite Reflectance/Thermal maturity (Ro), pyrolysis data (hydrogen index, Tmax,) Fluid (Hydrocarbon) behavior and some regional basin modeling aspects of organic geochemistry data.  It will also cover Oil to Oil and Oil to Source Rock correlations through Source Rock data (e.g. SRA, Rock-Eval) and produced hydrocarbon chemistry.

 

 

Geochemistry as a Useful Tool for Evalua[...]
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FLUVIAL SEDIMENTOLOGY AND GEOMORPHOLOGY

 

Instructor: Dr. John Holbrook, Texas Christian University

 

Who Should Attend: Geologists, Geophysists, Engineers, and Students 

 

Abstract:

            This course will help in the recognition and evaluation of patterns and scaled relationships of fluvial reservoirs that will also aid in subsurface mapping and more accurate prediction of lithology/porosity distribution.  Concepts are taught from base principles so no prerequisites are required, only a basic level of geology is helpful.

            A wide variety of topics will be covered including: channel hydrology and sediment dynamics; source-to-sink systems; bars and bedforms; fluvial facies; fluvial preservation and accommodation; and basin-scale processes.  By the end of the course attendees should be able to generate more informed maps, interpretations, and predictions for fluvial reservoirs.

 

 

Fluvial Sedimentology and Geomorphology.[...]
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MID-CONTINENT CORE WORKSHOP

Instructor: Don Harville, et al

Who Should Attend: Geologists, Geophysists, Engineers, Petrophysicists, and Students 

Abstract:

            Spend a day at the state-of-the-art Chesapeake Reservoir Technology Center with multiple cores taken from some of the most prolific formations in the Mid-Con including the Meramec, Woodford, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, and Cleveland!  Get a first-hand look on how key rock information such as TOC, porosity, permeability, rock mechanics data, and more are measured from core samples in the actual laboratory setting.  Lunch will be provided.
 

SPECIAL NOTE

Participants should arrange transportation to and from the Chesapeake Reservoir Technology Center located at 6000 N. Shartel Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73118.

 

 

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