Production Geoscience 2016

Production Geoscience 2016

Integrated Reservoir Understanding - the way forward.

November 1.-2. november Geological Society of Norway (NGF) once again will arrange Production Geoscience at Scandic Stavanger City.

The program is ready:

November 1th.

Theme                  Start  End  Title  Presenter  Company
  08:00   09:00 Registration (and Coffee)    


Setting the Scene




09:00  09:15 Welcome & introduction (incl. Safety brief) Program committee (+NGF)  
09:15  09:45 Subsurface Data for Field Development and Production -What do we need, what do we have, what can we get? Lars Magnus Fält  
09:45   10:15  Creating Value from Uncertainty and Flexibility Reidar B. Bratvold UiS




New Field


(Exploration to


10:15  10:20 New Fields & New Developments (Session chair)  
10:20 10:50 Johan Castberg Field development - the long way to concept selection Emanuel
10:50  11:05 Coffee Break    
11:05  11:35 Reservoir characterisation and modelling challenges in the Alta discovery of the Loppa High Alister McDonald &
Ingrid Piene Gianotten
11:35  12:05 Wisting - Developing shallow reservoirs in the Barents Sea Marcelo Boschi OMV
12:05  12:35 Maria Field Development - Understanding risk using complex uncertainty
Maarten Wachter Wintershall
12:35  13:15 Lunch    
13:15  13:45 Oda development; Importance of data acquisition in the water leg, Modelling
of reservoir properties and impact on water injection pump design
Andreas Hetland Olsen Centrica
13:45  14:15 Ivar Aasen subsurface - moving towards production Torstein Skorve Aker BP



Core viewing

(NPD, Ullanhaug)


 14:15  14:25 Introduction to core session & logistics (session chair)  
 14:25  14:45 Bus Transport to NPD, Ullanhaug (inkl. registration)  
 14:45  15:25 Core 1 (Zone this, if you can! Complex Triassic and Jurassic reservoirs of the Ivar Aasen Field in cores and Logs) Carsten Elfenbein Aker BP
 15:25  16:05 Core 2: Sedimentology of reservoir rocks Atle Folkestad Statoil
 16:05  16:45 Core 3: Wisting Eirik Stueland OMV
 16:45  17:00 Bus Transport to Scandic Stavanger City    
  18:00  19:00 Icebreaker    
  19:00   Conference Dinner    


November 2nd.

Theme                  Start  End  Title                                                                                                                       Presenter            Company
  08:30    08:35     Introduction to 2nd day Session Chair  

NCS- Setting
the Scene

08:35  09:05 More than half of the resources remain on the Norwegian Continental Shelf - what does it take to realize the value? Øyvind Kirkhus NPD

 4 D seismic




09:05  09:35 Seismic driven reservoir characterization and surveillance - A perspective
on best practices & future expectations 
Olav Barkved Petoro
09:35  10:05 Reaching a challenging target on Grane: Optimizing well position and monitoring 
of production based on uplift in seismic data quality
Asbjørn Sæbø Statoil
10:05  10:35 Seismic reservoir monitoring at Snorre - possibilities and challenges Kristian Stormark Statoil
  10:35  10:45 Coffee Break    



Studies &



10:45  10:55 Set scene of new Resarch (Academia) Chris Townsend UiS/PGNiG
10:55  11:15 Seismic characterisation of fault models populated using fault-facies techniques Charlotte Botter UiS
11:15  11:35 An in-depth seismic analysis of fault architecture: A case study from the Askeladd
field area (southwestern Barents Sea)
Jennifer Cunningham UiS
 11:35  11:55 Fault controlled fans within the Kerpini  Fault Block, Corinth Graben, Greece Sindre Hadland UiS 
11:55  12:30 Lunch    
 12:30  13:00 Reducing well position uncertainty using geological surfaces  Petter Abrahamsen,
Pål Dahle and Ariel Almendral Vazques
Norwegian Computing Center
 13:00  13:30 Reservoir architecture from outcrops: Understanding controls on seismic-to-core
Christian Haug Eide UiB
 13:30  14:00 Fault geometries and seismic attributes Anita Torabi UNI Research CIPR
14:00  14:30 Mapping of Nordland and Hordaland Group sands Across the Alvheim Area Heidi Husebø Knutsen UiB / Aker BP
   14:30  14:45 Coffee Break    



Mature fields-


 14:45  15:15 The role of thin mudstone beds as barriers to fluid flow in a high net to gross, mature reservoir.
Recent drilling results from the Alvheim Field.
Andor Hjellbakk,
Kåre Langaas,
Morten Leonthin
and Asgeir Bang
Aker BP
 15:15  15:45 Utilisation of 4D seismic to target thin oil column – examples from Troll West  Åshild Skålnes  Statoil
 15:45  16:15 A fast-moving hybrid of IOR and new field development - the importance of
multidisciplinary evolution on Oseberg Vestflanken 2
Bjørn Fylling & Håvard Berland Statoil
 16:15  16:45 Gudrun - Improved reservoir characterization in a low net-to-gross reservoir June Sviland Berge Statoil
 16:45  17:00 Close-out / Feedback Program Committee  


The core viewing can be limited by numbers, so please let us know at registration if you are participating.
Students can participate if there are places available.

Participation fee:

  Member  Non-member  Students/Retirees/Unemployed 
Registration before Oct. 10  NOK 3300  NOK 4300 NOK 1000
Registration after Oct. 10 NOK 4300 NOK 5300 NOK 1500
Participation dinner NOK 500    

Accomodation at Scandic Stavanger City:
Singelroom, NOK 1290 for one night
Doubleroom, NOK 1490 for one night 

There will also be possible to have an exchibition. 
Please contact Ann Mari Husås on phone 73 90 44 68 or on e-mail: Denne e-postadressen er beskyttet mot programmer som samler e-postadresser. Du må aktivere javaskript for å kunne se den. for details.

The committee that is working on the program and conference is:
Cato Berge (Shell)
Marian Næss Haga (Statoil)
Per Øyvind Seljebotn (Lundin)
Jørn Ramberg (Statoil / NGF)
Chris Townsend (UiS / PGNiG)
Ann Mari Husås (NGF)

We are grateful to our sponsors:

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Event Properties

Event Date 01-11-2016 09:00
Event End Date 02-11-2016 04:00
Scandic Stavanger City
Reidar Berges Gate 7, 4013 Stavanger, Norge
Scandic Stavanger City
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