ROCK ANALYSIS WORKSHOP – MARCH 21st
LOCATION: MACEWAN HALL, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
 


Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

Theme

8:00

Welcome & Introductions

8:05

Stan Stancliffe

Enersoft

Optimising the collection of core and chips to obtain the maximum data from new scanning and imaging technologies

Oil Sands; Geochemistry/Petrophsyics
/Geomechanics

8:30

Ron Spencer
XRF Solutions

Mineralogy of unconventional reservoirs: Comparison of rock analyses from different analytical techniques

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

8:55

Albert Cui

AGAT Laboratories

Permeability of the Montney Formation in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin: Insights from different laboratory measurements

Oil sands; Geochemistry/Petrophysics

9:20

BREAK - Sponsored By 

9:45

Omid Ardakani

Geological Survey of Canada

Hydrocarbon resources geochemical screening:    Data quality control

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

10:10

David Robertson

Schlumberger

Is your geochemistry real? – geochemical best practices

Oil Sands: Geochemisty

10:35

Ken Glover

Trican Well Service

Geomechanical rock characterization and reservoir stimulation: Insights and potential pitfalls from Montney, Duvernay and 2nd White Specks experience

Tight Rocks: Geomechanics

11:00

Gonzalo Zambrano

University of Alberta

State of the art of geomechanical triaxial test at the millimetre core scale to exanimate scale influence of hydro-geomechanical and multiphase properties changes of Shales

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

11:25

Marc Bustin & Scott Hazell

University of British     Columbia

Mechanical characterization for tight rocks at micro/nano-scales using nanoindentation technique

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

11:50

LUNCH - Sponsored By 

1:00

Patrick Russell

Core Laboratories

Digital rock characterization of tight rocks

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

1:25

Hanford Deglint & Chris DeBuhr

Alberta Innovates

Micro-scale characterzaition of wettability in tight rocks

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

1:50

Amin Ghanizadeh

University of Calgary

Advanced core/cutting analysis for evaluation of enhanced oil recovery in tight rocks : Examples from Montney and Duvernay formations (Canada) 

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

2:15

BREAK - Sponsored by 

2:40

Andreas Busch

Heriot-Watt University

Understanding pore structure, pore orientation and fluid saturation in mudrocks using small angle scattering

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

3:05

Alexandra Amann - Hildenbrand & Ebrahim Shabani

RWTH Aachen          University

Gas storage and transport properties of tight rocks: Impact of fluid-dynamics, rock-mechanics and water saturation

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

3:30

Tanya Yeomans

Alberta Energy         Regulator

Regulatory use and value of rock analysis in oil sands and unconventional plays

Governmental Regulations

3:55

Closing Remarks

4:00 - 6:00

ICEBREAKER - Sponsored by 



ROCK ANALYSIS WORKSHOP – MARCH 22nd
LOCATION: AER CORE RESEARCH CENTRE


*Please note Core Presentations will run twice on this day due to limited capacity in the presentation room*

Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

Theme

8:00

Welcome & Introductions

8:05

Amin Ghanizadeh

University of Calgary

Lithological controls on hydrocarbon storage and transport properties of the Montney Formation: An integrated core analysis approach 

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics/Geomechanics

8:20

David Cronkwright

University of Calgary

Integrating High Resolution Core Analysis with Sedimentological and Stratigraphic Attributes: Implications for Improved Oil Recovery in the Bakken Formation

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry/Geomechanics

8:35

Henry Portilla & Marco Venieri

University of Calgary

High-Resolution Characterization of Reservoir Heterogeneity in the Duvernay Formation: An Integrated Core and Log Analysis Approach

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry/Petrophysics

8;55

Bruce James

Suncor Energy

Geochemistry: Another Tool for Predicting Steam Chamber Development in SAGD? 

Geochemistry

9:10

Carolyn Currie
Core Laboratories

Porosity and Permeability Methodologies – What’s the best method for unconventional tight reservoirs?

Tight Rocks ; Geochemistry

9:25

Marc Enter &
Alireza Morshedian
SGS

Mineralogy and texture on pseudo cuttings: The importance of rock fabric in the characterisation of the basal Doig Fm.

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

9:45

 

BREAK                

 

 10:00  

Rick Chalaturnyk
University of Alberta

 Implications for Upscaling in Reservoir Geomechanical Simulations of the McMurray Formation Oil Sands - How Does Core Heterogeneity Inform Geomechanical Behavior a Multiple Scales  Oil Sands

10:15

Mark Caplan

Cenovus Energy

Chemofacies and Provenance Analysis of the McMurray Formation, Telephone Lake, North-Eastern Alberta,

Canada

Oil Sands

10:30

Grant Sanden

Enersoft

The Virtual Core Table : A New Way to Discuss Rock with Exploration and Production teams 

Oil Sands

10:45

Amin Ghanizadeh

University of Calgary

Lithological controls on hydrocarbon storage and transport properties of the Montney Formation: An integrated core analysis approach 
REPEAT

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics/Geomechanics

11:00

David Cronkwright

University of Calgary

Integrating High Resolution Core Analysis with Sedimentological and Stratigraphic Attributes: Implications for Improved Oil Recovery in the Bakken Formation
REPEAT

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry/Geomechanics

11:15

Henry Portilla & Marco Venieri

University of Calgary

High-Resolution Characterization of Reservoir Heterogeneity in the Duvernay Formation: An Integrated Core and
Log Analysis Approach

REPEAT

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry/Petrophysics

11:30

Bruce James

Suncor Energy

Geochemistry: Another Tool for Predicting Steam Chamber Development in SAGD? 
REPEAT

Geochemistry

11:45 Carolyn Currie
Core Laboratories 
 Porosity and Permeability Methodologies – What’s the best method for unconventional tight reservoirs?
REPEAT
 Tight Rocks;
Geochemistry

12:00

 

LUNCH       

 

1:00

Marc Enter &
Alireza Morshedian
SGS

Mineralogy and texture on pseudo cuttings: The importance of rock fabric in the characterisation of the basal Doig Fm.
REPEAT

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

1:15

Rick Chalaturnyk
University of Alberta

 

Implications for Upscaling in Reservoir Geomechanical Simulations of the McMurray Formation Oil Sands - How Does Core Heterogeneity Inform Geomechanical Behavior a Multiple Scales
REPEAT

Oil Sands

1:30

Mark Caplan

Cenovus Energy

Chemofacies and Provenance Analysis of the McMurray Formation, Telephone Lake, North-Eastern

Alberta, Canada
REPEAT

Oil Sands

1:45

Grant Sanden

Enersoft

The Virtual Core Table : A New Way to Discuss Rock with Exploration and Production teams 
REPEAT

Oil Sands

2:00

Panel Discussion

2:40

Closing Remarks

2:45– 4:00

Core Viewing/Networking

 

POSTERS (only available on March 21st, 2019)

 

Thomas Weedmark

XRF Solutions

Incorporation of XRF Data in rock analysis workflow: Applications to oil sands

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

Scott McKean

University of Calgary

Geomechanical characterization of tight rocks using multistage triaxial testing and ultrasonic pulse transmission technique

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

Patrick Russell

Core Laboratories

Best practices for routine core analysis in the Montney Formation

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

Charles Song

University of Calgary

Relative permeability of tight rocks: Examples from the Montney Formation (Canada)

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

   Atena Vahedian
University of Calgary
 A new low-permeability reservoir core analysis method based on rate-transient analysis (RTA) theory Tight Rocks; Petrophysics 

 

*Tentative Schedule which is subject to change*