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Hydraulic Fracturing and other Stimulation Methods

Instructor:DenisGaudetP.Eng.
59May2014
TheRoyalSurakartaHeritagehotel,Solo

Wellpresented..knowledgeofthetopicwasveryextensiveandhispastexperiences
veryeducational.Designproblemwasexcellent.
WHOSHOULDATTEND
Engineers, geologists, technologists and operations personnel who want to learn or
advancetheirknowledgeofHydraulicFracturingandAcidwellstimulation.
SUMMARY
This course presentation format consists of three segments. They are presented in
logicalorder.Thecompletesuitedealswiththefundamentalandadvancedaspectsof
hydraulic fracturing as well as matrix and fracture acidizing. New and emerging
technologiesarecoveredinthefinalportion.
COURSEOUTLINE

Part1:FundamentalsofHydraulicFracturing
Assessingwellperformanceandformationdamage
Fracturingtheory

Selectingproppingagents

Decidingwhichwellstofracture

Basictreatmentsizing

Predictingresultsoffracturing

Equipmentandoperationsoverview

Selectingfracturingfluids

Onsiteuseof3Dsimulators

Importanceoflaboratorywork

Decisiontreeforontheflyuse

Developmentofbeststrategy

Operationalguidelines

Bestdesignuseof3Dsimulators

Qualityassuranceprocedures

Economicoptimization

FractureDiagnosticsandMapping

Part2:AdvancedHydraulicFracturing
Informationcollection

Part3:MatrixandFractureAcidizing,NewStimulationTechnologies
Typesofacidsandapplications

Effectivematrixacidizing

Sludges,emulsions,iron,precipitates
success

Factorsaffectingfractureacidizing

Acidplacementtechniques

Newdevelopmentsandemerging
stimulationtechnologies

ABOUTTHEINSTRUCTOR
D.R."Denis"Gaudet,P.Eng.isPresidentofDRGResources.Hehasoverthirtyfiveyears
of worldwide engineering, operations, and executive management experience with
three international service companies (Halliburton, Nowsco and Fracmaster). He has
substantial international experience in the landbased and offshore service industries,
with emphasis in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Mr. Gaudet worked in a role as
DirectorofTechnologyTransferwithPetroleumTechnologyAllianceCanadafor8years
in Calgary, whereby he was exposed to virtually all of the new technology in the
Canadian petroleum industry. Mr. Gaudet is qualified, authorized and experienced in
presenting the courses. Mr. Gaudet has served as Canadian Section Chairman for the
SocietyofPetroleumEngineers.

MoredetailedCVisavailableuponrequest.

DRGResourcesLtd.isaprofessionalengineering,managementconsultingandtraining
firmbasedinCalgary,Canada.Thefirmspecializesinupstreampetroleumengineering,
withanemphasisondesign,executionandevaluationofdrilling,completion,workover
andwellboreproductionactivities.Throughinternationalstrategicalliances,thefirmis
capable of any petroleum engineering project. Mr. Gaudet is sensitive to cultural
differences,havinglivedandworkedoverseasinseveralcountriesandvisitedover40
countriesinthelast25years.
ENROLLMENT
In order to allow sufficient time for arranging travel plans, early enrollment is
recommended. Registration will be closed on 24 March 2014. Late enrollment may
resultincoursecancellation.
CANCELLATION,SUBSTITUTION&REFUND
The tuition fee will be refunded (less US$ 100 registration fee) only if notification of
cancellationisreceivedatleast10dayspriortothecommencement.
Nonpaymentoftuitionfeedoesnotconstituteautomaticcancellationofparticipation.
Substitutionmaybemadeatanytimeforthoseenrolled.

CERTIFICATE
Acertificateofparticipationwillbeawardedtoeachpersoncompletingthecourse.

TUITIONFEE
TuitionfeeatUS$4200+10%VATperdelegateisdueandpayableuponconfirmation
ofenrollment.ThefeeisincludedaccommodationatTheRoyalSurakartaHeritagefor6
nights from 4 10 May 2014. Payment should be settled at the latest on 24 March
2014. Any bank charges connected with payment in US Dollars must be added to
payment. Tuition fee includes admittance to the course, course materials, daily
refreshmentandfulllunch.

PaymentcanbemadetoPT.GEOSERVICES
Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk.
KC Jakarta Kebon Sirih
Jl. Tanah Abang Timur No. 1 2, Jakarta 10110
Account No. : 121-000570-5490 (USD)