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


Speaker

Presentation Title

Theme

Welcome & Introductions

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

Ron Spencer
XRF Solutions

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

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

Albert Cui

AGAT Laboratories

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

Oil sands; Geochemistry/Petrophysics

Omid Ardakani

Geological Survey of Canada

Hydrocarbon resources geochemical screening:    Data quality control

Tight Rocks; Geochemistry

David Robertson

Schlumberger

Is your geochemistry real? – geochemical best practices

Oil Sands: Geochemisty

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

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

Marc Bustin & Scott Hazell

University of British     Columbia

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

Tight Rocks; Geomechanics

Patrick Russell

Core Laboratories

Digital rock characterization of tight rocks

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

Hanford Deglint & Chris DeBuhr

Alberta Innovates

Micro-scale characterzaition of wettability in tight rocks

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

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

Andreas Busch

Heriot-Watt University

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

Tight Rocks; Petrophysics

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

Tanya Yeomans

Alberta Energy         Regulator

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

Governmental Regulations



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


Speaker

Presentation Title

Theme

Welcome & Introductions

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

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

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

Bruce James

Suncor Energy

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

Geochemistry

Carolyn Currie
Core Laboratories

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

Tight Rocks ; Geochemistry

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

 

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

Mark Caplan

Cenovus Energy

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

Oil Sands

Grant Sanden

Enersoft

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

Oil Sands

 

POSTERS

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