SPE Workshop on Mature Fields Development Results

Posted on 04 December 2017

The fourth SPE Workshop on Mature Fields Development that took place on 28–29 November 2017 in Moscow, gathered 80+ specialists from the leading industry companies including Bashneft, Belorusneft, Gazprom neft, Zarubezhneft, KazMunaiGaz, LUKOIL-Engineering, Rosneft, Tatneft, TumGU, CGG Vostok, Schlumberger and others.

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The delegates heard 20+ presentations and participated in the round table on Digital Technologies, Machine Learning and Processes Automatization. The programme committee chose the best presentations:

Session 1. Localization of Remaining Oil in Place. Moderators: Sergey Kolbikov, NOVATEK; Alexander Shandrygin, DeGolyer and MacNaughton. Valentin Kolesov, D. Kurganov, PANGEA. Integrated modelling of a giant carbonate reservoir inhomogeneity and connectivity for residual oil reserves localization based on geophysical and production data at the late stage of development.


YakovVolokitin , Salym Petroleum Development, chair

Session 2. Technology Selection by Type of Remaining Oil in Place. Is Enhanced Oil Recovery a Universal Remedy for Depleted Fields? Moderators: Rustam Asmandiyarov, Gazpromneft STC, Yakov Volokitin, Salym Petroleum Development. Yakov Volokitin, M. Shuster, V. Karpan, I. Koltsov, E. Mikhaylenko, M. Bondar, A. Rakitin, Salym Petroleum Development; D.W. van Batenburg, A.R. Parker, S. de Kruijf, J.G. Southwick, J. de Reus, E. van den Pol, D.A.Z. Wever, F.H.J. van der Heyden, Shell Global Solutions International. Results of Alkaline-Surfactant-Polymer flooding Pilot at West Salym Field

Session 3. Waterflooding of depleted fields: expediency, technological and economic efficiency. Moderators: Andrey Gladkov, ModelTech; Fedor Shemelov, Rock Flow Dynamics. Alexander Voznyuk, Schlumberger. Waterflood efficiency analysis – lessons learned, areas of application and way ahead.


Round table discussion "Digital technologies, machine learning and processes automatization''. Moderators: Alexey Pustovskikh, Gazpromneft STC; Denis Lachugin, SamaraNIPIneft; Semen Budenny, MIPT Engineering Center. Talgat Bilalov, Schlumberger. Automated expert system for the selection of wells candidates for well intervention on large funds


Session 4. Reservoir Management for Mature Fields: Integrated Approach. Moderators: Yury Maximov, Gazpromneft STC, Alexander Timchuk, ZapSibNIIGG. Alexander Kuvichko, Schlumberger. Automatic selection of sidetracks and infill-drilling candidates


We express our gratitude to our sponsor, participants and the venue for the support!