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

Tight Rocks: 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 characetization for tight rocks at micro/nano-scales using nanoindentation technique

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

11:50

LUNCH - Sponsored By 

1:00

Joe Ramoin

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


Time

Speaker

Presentation Title

Theme

8:30

Welcome & Introductions

8:35

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

9:00

David Cronkwright

University of Calgary

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

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry/Geomechanics

9:25

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

9:50

Bruce James

Suncor Energy

TBD

Oil sands

10:15

BREAK - Sponsored By 

10:45

Rick Chalaturnyk

University of Alberta

TBD

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

11:10

Carolyn Currie

Core Laboratories

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

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

11:35

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

12:00

LUNCH - Sponsored By 

1:30

Mark Caplan

Cenovus Energy

TBD

Oil Sands

1:55

Grant Sanden

Enersoft

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

Oil Sands

2:20

Panel Discussion

3:00

Closing Remarks

3:05 - 4:00

Core Viewing/Networking

 

POSTERS (only available on March 21st, 2019)

 

Thomas Weemark

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*