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.
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
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