New Oil Production Technologies - PEICE

Venue: Houston

Location: Houston, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 14, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 15, 2011
Registration Date: Nov 14, 2011
Early Registration Date: Nov 14, 2011
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Course Information:


This two-day course is designed to provide technical professionals with an overview of new oil production technologies. Topics include elements such as deliberate sand co-production and gravity drainage that have been developed in the last several years. Technology screening issues will be outlined and informative assessments of the various approaches will be provided. In class notes (binders) will be provided however, if participants bring a laptop ALL THE PRESENTATIONS in open PowerPoint format, along with an additional 1.2 GB of information (papers, presentations, etc…) will be provided.

A complete set of course materials and lunches are included.


Introduction: New Production Methods in Conventional and Heavy Oil

Overview of Recent Advancements in Oil Production Technologies

Sand Control and Sand Management in Conventional Oil

Sand Production Mechanics in Heavy Oil

Horizontal and Multilateral Wells: Issues and Production Options

Gravity Drainage Methods – Thermal and Non-Thermal

New Ideas in Thermal (Steam Injection) Technologies

THAI (TM) - Toe to Heel Air Injection

Anoxic Pyrolysis Methods for Oil Shale and Low-k Oil Sands

CO2-Miscible Enhanced Oil Recovery for Conventional Oil

Pulsing Flow Enhancement

Lifting Technologies for Thermal Methods

Sequencing Production Methods to Maximize Recovery

New Developments in Monitoring Deep Remote Processes

Ideas for Re-entering Depleted Fields for Additional Recovery

Instructor(s): Maurice Dusseault, Ph. D.

Maurice Dusseault is currently Professor of Geological Engineering and Deputy Director, Porous Media Research Institute in Waterloo, Canada. He currently provides services as a consultant and senior advisor to a number of oil producing companies and government agencies, worldwide, and has published over 350 papers and articles.


Additional Information

Delivery Method: Classroom Training
Fee: $ 1395 USD
Location Houston, TX
CEU: 1.6 Continuing Education Units
PDH: 16 Professional Development Hours
Certificate: Course Attendance Certificate Issued Upon Completion

Sessions: Date Start Time - End Time 1. Monday, November 14, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
2. Tuesday, November 15, 2011 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM