|Production Operations 1 - PO1|
|Production Technology for Other Disciplines - PTO|
|Unconventional Resources Completion and Stimulation - URCS|
|Downhole Remediation Practices for Mature Oil and Gas Wells - DRP|
Discipline: Production and Completions Engineering
Duration: 5 days
Instructor(s): W. Graves, William Ott
|Downhole Remediation for Mature Oil and Gas Wells is presented from a practical point of view. Discussions include decision processes for selection, design, and application of methods that are supported by field experiences and research results. Principal focus is production-related near wellbore damage and remedial water control practices.|
Asset managers, drilling and completion engineers, petroleum engineers and geologists, independent producers, production managers and engineers, reservoir managers and engineers, field supervisors, company executives and officials, field personnel with operating and service companies.
You Will Learn:
MR. W. GORDON GRAVES is an independent petroleum consultant who specializes in Heavy Oil Development and Produced Water issues. He has over 35 years of engineering and management experience in the petroleum industry. He worked with Getty Oil and Texaco for 21 years; his assignments included projects at Research and Technology centers, in heavy oil field operations at the Kern River Field in California, Caltex Pacific Indonesia's operations in Sumatra, and as Upstream Engineering Manager for the development of the Hamaca Project in the Orinoco Belt in Venezuela. While with CPI, he worked on waterfloods, EOR projects, and contract negotiations. As a technical manager, he led support for Texaco's Heavy Oil operations around the world and supervised a portfolio for Water Shut-off projects. Under his leadership the Water Shut-off team won many awards including the Texaco Technology Innovation Award and Hart's/PEI Meritorious Engineering Award. He was selected as an SPE Distinguished Lecturer on the subject of new applications in handling high water production. He has published several SPE papers and is one of the principal authors of World Oil's handbook, "World Oil Mature Oil & Gas Wells: Downhole Remediation." He received a BA in Physics from Olivet Nazarene University and an MS in Physics from the University of Houston.
MR. WILLIAM K. OTT is an independent petroleum consultant and is the founder of Well Completion Technology, an international engineering consulting and petroleum industry training firm established in 1986. Before consulting and teaching, he was division engineer for Halliburton's Far East region based in Singapore and a research field coordinator for Halliburton in Oklahoma. He works regularly with and on wells requiring various well completions techniques, principally in East Asia. He has conducted technical petroleum industry courses worldwide and written numerous technical papers relating to well completion and workover operations. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas, and a 25-year member of SPE. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri.
In-House Course Presentations
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