Artificial Lift Techniques And Production Optimization Canada 2014

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The Artificial Lift Techniques And Production Optimization Canada 2014, taking place in Calgary on March 25 and 26, is the first congress designed solely for production professionals in Western Canada. The E&P-led congress will deliver a comprehensive technical agenda that seeks to reduce downtime and maximize recovery in Canada's low-perm, shale and tight oil plays such as the Montney, Cardium, Viking, Duvernay, Bakken, Slave Point, and Swan Hills. Production executives, VPs, managers and technical experts will be will evaluate primary production economics, equipment selection and field development to reduce production costs. Operators will be delivering case studies on how to optimize artificial lift and EOR techniques in shale and tight oil wells to lengthen production between workovers and maximize ultimate recovery. Day one will focus on artificial lift selection and execution of ESP, PCP, jet pump, gas lift, and rod pumping in tight oil reservoirs. This will be followed by discussions on pump placement in the deviated section, pump rate and how to optimally manage pressure loss downhole and specifically outline the criteria for selecting the most cost effective, high return artificial lift method. Day two will examine how operators are designing field development for the full lifecycle of production and evaluating EOR potential in tight oil plays. Case studies will examine chemical treatment and separator technology for mitigating operational hazards such as sand and fines migration, wax precipitation and gas locking to lengthen production between workovers and reduce downtime. Operators will outline successful applications of EOR schemes including water and gas flooding.

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  • 1. Canadas Only Congress Designed 100% For Production Professionals Seeking To Maximize Recovery, And Reduce Downtime And Production Costs In Western Canadas Tight Oil Plays. Optimizing Production Strategies For The Full Lifecycle Of The Well To Maximize Long-Term Recovery SAVE $400 Register By Friday December 13, 2013 March 25-26, 2014 | Calgary | Canada Examining How Operators Are Optimizing Artificial Lift And EOR Techniques In Horizontal Wells To Manage Steep Declines, Reduce Downtime And Maximize Ultimate Recovery In Canadas Shale & Tight Oil Plays HEARING FROM E&P OPERATORS INCLUDING... Main Topics To Be Addressed Include: ARTIFICAL LIFT SELECTION: Comparing rod pumps, PCPs, gas lift, jet pumps & ESPs to determine which yields the highest economic recovery at the lowest failure rate Glenn Wilde President Revive Energy Corp Richard Suffron LANDING THE PUMP: Evaluating best practices for lowering pumps into the lateral to increase production whilst minimizing wear on the curve MITIGATING SAND & GAS HAZARDS: Assessing strategies for controlling VP Operations Harvest Operations Ron Davison VP Engineering Beaumont Energy sand, fines and gas locking to reduce damage to surface equipment and Chris Clark prevent costly workovers Production Manager CHEMICAL TREATMENTS: Evaluating the use of inhibitors and dispersants to Liberty Resources effectively reduce wax, asphaltenes and scale build up and ensure optimal run Chandran Peringod time of the artificial lift Senior Staff Production Engineer Shell AUTOMATION: Evaluating the accuracy of automation to remotely monitor and diagnose operational issues in surface and downhole equipment WATERFLOOD & EOR CRITREA: Evaluating results from EOR methods to assess their effectiveness in maximizing ultimate recovery in WCSB wells Ransis Kais Senior Staff Production Engineer Apache Corporation Mike Dupont Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer Penn West Exploration Matthew Wortmann Organized By: Headline Sponsor: Senior Production Engineer Halcn Resources w w w. a r t i f i c i a l - l i f t - p ro d u c t i o n - c a n a d a - 2 0 1 4 . c o m
  • 2. SAVE $400 Register By Friday December 13, 2013 Last year, CAPP estimated that tight oil The Artificial Lift Techniques And Day one will focus on artificial lift selection production in Alberta would reach 408,000 Production Optimization Canada 2014, and execution of ESP, PCP, jet pump, gas bpd by 2030. This year CAPP increased that taking place in Calgary on March 25 and lift, and rod pumping in tight oil reservoirs. 26, is the first congress designed solely This will be followed by discussions on pump for production professionals in Western placement in the deviated section, pump rate prediction to 703,000 bpd by 2030. Indeed, the influx in Canadian tight oil production is evident with some unconventional oil producers boasting growth in reserves and production as high as 18% and 7% annually Canada. The E&P-led congress will deliver a comprehensive technical agenda that seeks over the past 10 years with increased to reduce downtime and maximize recovery exploitation of oil fields such as the Duvernay, in Canadas low-perm, shale and tight oil Montney and Bakken. However, in order plays such as the Montney, Cardium, Viking, for the full potential of these estimates Duvernay, Bakken, Slave Point, and Swan to be realized, operators need to reduce Hills. Production executives, VPs, managers production costs and plan for the full life and technical experts will be will evaluate cycle of the well; from artificial selection, landing the pump, mitigating sand and gas hazards, to chemical treatments, automation, and EOR. It is believed that with time, primary production economics, equipment selection and field development to reduce production costs. Operators will be delivering and how to optimally manage pressure loss downhole and specifically outline the criteria for selecting the most cost effective, high return artificial lift method. Day two will examine how operators are designing field development for the full lifecycle of production and evaluating EOR potential in tight oil plays. Case studies will examine chemical treatment and separator technology for mitigating operational hazards such as sand and fines migration, wax precipitation and gas locking to lengthen case studies on how to optimize artificial production between workovers and reduce in light, tight oil production. However, in order lift and EOR techniques in shale and tight downtime. Operators will outline successful to achieve this operators must first optimize oil wells to lengthen production between applications of EOR schemes including every stage of the production cycle. workovers and maximize ultimate recovery. water and gas flooding. production costs can be driven below $60/bbl Sponsorship And Exhibition Opportunities Available At The Congress Venue Information Need to generate new sales leads, launch a new product, engage key decision makers, build new future business relationships in key markets, or simply educate the industry about a new product? Then you need to exhibit at the Artificial Lift Techniques & Production Optimization Canada 2014. Our busy exhibit area is an integral part of the Congress and is of genuine practical value to delegates, who are looking for new solutions and technologies. Exhibiting at the congress will help you position yourself as a market leader and centre of excellence to the key decision makers in the industry. Artificial Lift Techniques & Production For further information, please contact: [email protected] Phone: (403) 261-0531 Optimization Canada 2014 will be held at: BMO Centre 20 Roundup Way Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G-2W1 or + (1) 800 721 3915 www.artificial-lift-production-canada-2014.com + (1) 800 721 3915 [email protected]
  • 3. Day 1 Tuesday March 25, 2014 8.30 Chairs Opening Remarks ARTIFICIAL LIFT SELECTION AND OPTIMIZATION: Day one will examine how operators select artificial lift methods, manage pressure loss downhole and evaluate the optimal application of pumping methods in tight reservoirs to quickly recovery well costs and enhance primary recovery Examining the cost and availability of gas source, compression 8.40 How Operators Are Planning Flexible Primary Recovery Schemes To Reduce Downtime And Maximize Production Economics equipment & pipeline to assess the economics of using this method Determining the usefulness of gas lift to minimize operational hazards such as gas locking Defining the lowest bottom hole pressure you can achieve for depleting a reservoir to understand how it compares with rod pumps Analyzing site logistics and operational management such Richard Tracey, Production Engineer, Journey Energy Chaired by: Dhunay Nav, CTO, PumpWELL KEYNOTE ADDRESS: PRODUCTION ECONOMICS as automation and crew requirements to determine optimal means of monitoring production to reduce downtime and operational cost Evaluating strategies for optimizing artificial lift equipment selection, sizing, and design to ensure longevity of the equipment and continued production Examining strategies for extending production time between failures and ensuring workovers are being executed properly to save on long term expenditure Understanding how to develop production facilities and surface infrastructure to maximize production and enable long term field development Richard Suffron, VP Operations, Harvest Operations Krzysztof Palka, President & CEO, PumpWELL 9.40 Question & Answer Session ARTIFICIAL LIFT SELECTION CRITERIA Identifying The Optimum Artificial Lift System To Manage Sharp Declines In Production ARTIFICIAL LIFT SELECTION AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES PANEL 10.00 Examining New Artificial Lift Technologies And Optimizing Artificial Lift Design For The Whole Life Cycle Of The Well: Equipping The Well For Initial And Declined Production To Maximize Reserves Evaluating reservoir characteristics and infrastructure criteria to select optimal pump size and artificial lift application for primary production: Potential sand and fines migration Forecasted initial flow rate and projected decline Access to site, electricity, well spacing Software tools for artificial lift selection Failure databases and economics data Initially preparing the wellbore to fit primary lift mechanism while facilitating the instalment of subsequent pumps or plunger lift to equip the well for future production Evaluating which lift mechanism has the optimal capacity to mitigate gas interference downhole to minimize gas locking Calculating the optimal sizing of artificial lift equipment to ensure maximum recovery and economic viability What is the required frequency of periodic integrated field reviews to ensure the artificial lift selection is optimal for lifecycle asset management Examining new technologies for producing shale and tight oil in Canada to overcome extreme weather conditions at surface, and deep, low porosity and permeability and high GOR at subsurface Chandran Peringod, Senior Staff Production Engineer, Shell Canada Ransis Kais, Senior Staff Production Engineer, Apache 10.30 Question & Answer Session 10.40 Morning Refreshments In Exhibition Showcase Area ARTIFICIAL LIFT APPLICATIONS Examining Case Studies From The Application Of Rod Pump, Pcp, Gas Lift, Jet Pump, And Esps To Determine Optimal Lift Methods For Tight Oil Wells GAS LIFT: CASE STUDY 11.10 Outlining The Minimum Rates You Can Run Gas Lift On And The Infrastructure Costs Involved To Determine Its Feasibility As A Production Technique Determining the point at which to stop th