The fourth SPE Workshop on Horizontal, Multilateral and ERD Wells Construction, Exploration and Completion was successfully held on 19-21 September in Moscow.
The workshop gathered about 100 representatives from leading oil and gas companies, including Bashneft, Belorusneft, Gazprom neft, LUKOIL-Engineering, Tatneft, Zarubezhneft, Mirrico, GRP Gorizont, Schlumberger, SOCAR, Halliburton, Welltec, Baker Hughes, Resman, Weatherford, Packers Plus, Oil Energy, MerlinERD, EWS, and others.
The three days technical programme consisted of 20+ reports on the most relevant for industry topics.
The programme committee selected the best speakers:
Session 1. Horizontal and Multilateral Wells as a System for Field Development, and the Optimization Opportunities: Sanzhar Zharkeshov, MerlinERD, "Extended Reach Drilling to Maximise Production from a Mature Asset".
Session 2. Effective Technologies of Well Construction and Casing, Problems Solving.
Egor Mikhalitsyn, I.Lebedeva, K.Mazaev, R.Savinov, O.Valshin, R.Kasumov, A.Shakirova, D.Leontiev, V.Kim, Schlumberger; V.Bochkarev, O.Nikiforova, V.Surmin, O.Tyan, Rosneft: "Integrated Approach to Project Management Allowed to Decrease at 25% Extended Reach Rig Time, Lebedinskoe Field Case, Sakhalin".
Session 3. Complicated Horizontal and ERD Well Survey; Equipment Delivery Technologies for Well Surveying. New Approaches: Ilkam Mukhametshin, Resman, A. Koloda, Gazpromneft Shelf, M. Nukhaev, Siberian Federal University: "A Novel Method for Inflow Profiling Using Permanent Chemical Tracers Installed with ICD: Case Study from the Offshore Field in Russian Arctic".
Session 4. Well Completion – Technologies, Equipment and Import Substitution. Leonid Bondarenko, D. Bakirov, M. Fattakhov, Ya. Barannikov, D. Svyatukhov, КogalymNIPIneft; M. Dvoynikov., St. Petersburg Mining University: "Bench Test of Problems Arising from Multiple Joints".
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