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Fractured Reservoir

Formation Evaluation
Fundamentals and Analysis of Naturally Fractured Reservoir for undiscovered
potential production
JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • 23rd – 25th February 2011

Testimonials

“I learned a lot and have a bunch of new ideas to try out”
~ Hess Indonesia

“I really enjoyed the week in the Pyrenees and especially your outstanding knowledge
concerning all the fracture architecture. We have to send more geologists and even engineers
to your course to get a better understanding of our various reservoirs. Congratulations on
the successful course! ”
~ OMV
Course Facilitat
Facilitator:
“…It was also good to see all the fractures and faults and to think about the implications
JON GUTMANIS of these faults on a reservoir. I also thought the classroom sessions worked well with your
GeoScience Ltd practical conclusions about determining the influence of fractures being key…”
~ Woodside Energy
Fractured Reservoir Characterization
Consultancy Service
Chief Geologist and Manager

Capitalize On Expert Knowledge To Gain Maximum Value
Journals Publications On These Vital Issues
Some of Jon’s recent technical papers:
ESTABLISH essential prerequisites for fractured reservoir characterization
• Basement Reservoirs: A Review of their
Geological and Production Characteristics. ACHIEVE in-depth understanding on fracture reservoir properties and improve
• Reservoir Characterisation and Modelling in fracture properties prediction and estimation
the Fractured Basement Plays of Yemen. GAIN comprehensive knowledge on fracture reservoir workflows and appraisal
• Application of Pyrenean Fractured Carbonate
LEARN fracture scales and attributes and how these impact on fractured reservoirs
Outcrops for Sub-Surface Reservoir
Characterisation. performance
• Characterising fractured granite reservoirs PRACTICE different exercises on interpretations of fracture, fracture chronology,
including the role of geomechanics bore hole image log and stress directions
GET to know fracture models: static and geomechanical models
Highlights of Experience and Affiliations
CONSIDER formation damage issues and other issues in drilling in basement
• Wide technical experience with project
experience in Europe, Africa, Russia, N and
fractured reservoirs
S America, Middle East and Far East APPRAISE various case studies in fracture reservoir characterizations for better
• Technical Supervision for projects on different strategies of addressing the complexity of fractured reservoir
formations: Carbonates, Clastics, Evaporites,
Basement.
• Experience across hydrocarbons, geothermal UNI training courses are thoroughly researched and carefully structured to provide practical and
and nuclear industries exclusive training applicable to your organization.
• Delivery of classroom and field-based training Benefits include:
courses in the UK, Spanish Pyrenees, Middle • Thorough and customized programmes to address current market concerns
East • Illustrations of real life case studies
• Comprehensive course documentation
• Contributor to Competent Person Reports
• Strictly limited numbers
involving fractured reservoirs
• Team Leader for fracture and flow studies at
site investigations for underground nuclear
waste repositories Official Hotel Proudly Organised by
• Fellow of the Geological Society of London
(Chartered Geologist), European Association
of Geologists and Engineers
• Author of many technical papers and
presentations at industry conferences

detecting fractures and analyzing the fracture system for the purpose of improved reservoir management and hydrocarbon production. The focus is on understanding fractures in a reservoir. this workshop is specifically designed to provide you a solid introduction to the engineering and geological character of fractured reservoirs. full wave form sonic data and open hole logs as well as fundamentals on fracture models with examples from the Course Facilitator’s consulting projects. well tests Introduction to downhole geophysical methods (VSP. tailored specifically to your organisation’s needs. and correlation with other downhole data such as for reservoir quality and performance Stoneley wave logs Fracture scales and attributes and how these impact on Interpretation of stress direction in image logs fractured reservoir performance Fracture porosity and permeability: definitions. limitations geomechanics and engineering Recognition of induced fractures and their implications for Introduction to a workflow for fractured reservoir appraisal reservoir stress Key conclusions and recommendations for geologists and Application of dynamic data to natural fracture characterisation: engineers working with fractured reservoirs mud losses. their range of values and methods used for better estimations. Other topics covered include data acquisition. Therefore.com. methods. can be arranged at your preferred location and time. Summary and Open Floor Discussion End-of-Day ReCap. production logs. Fractured reservoir porosity and permeability will be discussed in details to provide participants an in-depth understanding on these parameters. clastics to basement in order to improve participants’ understandings about fractured reservoir geology and characterization and provide the know-how strategies to address the complexity of this diverse class of reservoirs. in. please contact our In-house division at iht@unistrategic. Fracture data processing and preparation of static fracture situ stress models Examples at outcrop and in sub-surface Integration of well data and seismic mapping Use of outcrop analog information Exercises Methods of fracture prediction away from the wellbore Interpretation of fracture chronology in outcrop and core (curvature.. DAY 1 | 23rd February 2011 DAY 2 | 24th February 2011 GEOLOGY OF FRACTURED RESERVOIRS DATA ACQUISITION. Formation damages and basement drilling issues will be further discussed to complete a comprehensive view on fracture reservoir appraisal and development. ISSUES AND WORKFLOWS) Session 3 INTRODUCTION TO KEY DATA SOURCES FOR FRACTURED RESERVOIR CHARACTERISATION Introduction to the course and it’s objectives Definition of fractured reservoirs and range of geological Key data sets. If you would like to discuss further. range Session 4 INTRODUCTION TO FRACTURE MODELS of values Karstic features Methodology Controls on fracture distribution: lithologies. full Reserves and production rates waveform sonic data. borehole image. techniques and limitations of natural fracture analysis in core. . borehole image logs. faults. The last day of the workshop serves to provide attendants with practical case histories of fractured reservoirs worldwide in different formations ranging from carbonates. folds. seismic attributes) photographs Dynamic calibration of static models Interpretation of fractures in particular stress regimes Introduction to geomechanical models Examples from projects End-of-Day ReCap. and openhole logs: techniques and Typical appraisal and development issues in geology. scales and attributes and their impact on fractured reservoir performance.Agenda WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Reservoir characterization and simulation modeling of naturally fractured reservoirs present unique challenges that differentiate it from conventional. microseismics) FRACTURE CHARACTERISATION FOR RESERVOIR GeoTV: visualisation of borehole fractures and shape from APPRAISAL borehole image log data (demo) Stress and strain defined Exercises The formation and reactivation of fractures Interpretation of borehole image logs for natural and induced Description of the range of fracture types and their implications fractures. single porosity continuum reservoirs. Summary and Open Floor Discussion In-House Training Cost effective In-house courses. benefits and limitations properties Natural fracture analysis in core. Session 2 BASICS OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND tomography. The workshop discuss important topics and issues encountered when dealing with fractured reservoir formation evaluations such as fractured properties. DEVELOPMENT OF FRACTURE MODELS Session 1 OVERVIEW OF FRACTURED RESERVOIRS (PROPERTIES.

the high degree of reservoir heterogeneity and the complexity of the paths of hydrocarbon and other fluids created by Session 6 GEOMECHANICS AND DRILLING IN FRACTURED fractures require us characterize fractured reservoirs accurately BASEMENTS to make use of assistance from fractures and their inhibition in Wellbore stability. (development drilling) including basement drilling issues However. Formation damage issues (eg plugging of fractures) This workshop not only provides you with fundamental knowledge End-of-Course ReCap. a detailed questionnaire will be forwarded to you upon registration to establish your exact training needs and issues of concern. Case Study: Arabian Shield Basement Reservoirs in Yemen the high potential of fractured reservoirs is out there to discover. delegates will have extensive discussions on case studies from different fractured formations and learn the practical issues encountered and solutions involved. You will receive a comprehensive set of course documentation to enable you to digest the subject matter in your own time. drillstring and related issues hydrocarbon production so as to achieve ultimate recovery. Program Schedule (Day 1 . Summary and Open Floor on fractured reservoir characterization but also enhances Discussion participants’ understanding on the complexity of fractured reservoirs. Thus.Day 3) 08:30 Registration 09:00 Morning Session Begins 10:40 . Agenda DAY 3 | 25th February 2011 WHO SHOULD ATTEND This workshop is specially designed for professionals involved APPLICATIONS in fractured reservoir characterization or conventional characterization professionals that are looking into fractured Session 5 CASE HISTORIES reservoir potential as well as reservoir engineers who want to enhance knowledge on different kinds of reservoirs for future Examples of fractured reservoir characterisation projects from responsibilities and opportunities. Beside practical exercises on interpretations of fractures and Geo TV demonstrations on visualization of borehole fractures and shape from borehole image log data. .11:00 Refreshments & Networking Break 12:45 Luncheon 14:00 Afternoon Session begins 15:30 . It is highly applicable for hydrocarbon fields including individuals from all subsurface disciplines.15:50 Refreshments & Networking Break 17:00 Course Ends PRE-COURSE QUESTIONNAIRE To ensure that you gain maximum value from this course. These include: Carbonates Clastics Geophysicists Basements Case Study: Permian Carbonate Reservoir in NW Russa Geologists (prospect development) Petrophysicists Geomodellers Case Study: Cretaceous Carbonate Reservoir in the UAE (simulation upgrade) Geoscientists Case Study: Jurassic Carbonate Onshore UK (simulation upgrade) WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Case Study: Cambro-Ordovician Reservoir in Algeria (miscible gas injection) It is estimated that more than 60% of the world’s proven hydrocarbon reserves lie in naturally fractured reservoirs. Your completed questionnaire will be analysed by the course trainer prior to the event and addressed during the event.

Algeria. From 1985 to 1997. During this time. His specialization was in remote sensing interpretations (eg radar interferometry at an onshore oilfield in the Far East) and in fault activity dating. formations ranging from Pre-Cambrian basement to Tertiary sediments. He has detailed experience in fracture. including their permeability and flow properties. Algeria. flow and stress studies using well data and is in charge of development of local to field-scale fracture models and simulation parameters by integration of well. and technical supervision of FRC projects as well as performing his own technical work including delivery of class room training and field-based training courses on Fracture Reservoir Characterization in UK. He is the leader of multicontractor and multi-disciplinary teams covering a wide range of earth science applications. and contributions to Competent Persons Reports on hydrocarbon prospects. ABOUT YOUR COURSE FACILITATOR Jon has been with GeoScience since it started in the 1980’s and is currently Chief Geologist and Manager of the company’ s Consultancy Service in Fractured Reservoir Characterization for the hydrocarbons and geothermal industry. He took a major role in the investigations for an underground repository for UK radwaste at Sellafield (1989 to 1997): technical and financial management of data acquisition and interpretation. Russia. sales. European Association of Geologists and Engineers and hold memberships in different Petroleum Exploration and Geological Associations and was Chairman of Geological Remote Sensing Group of Geological Society. His experience in GeoScience includes the management and technical supervision of a range of projects worldwide including Europe. Middle East and Far East. structural model construction for seismic hazard evaluation at nuclear installations. together with preparation of technical reports for Public Inquiries. for nuclear installations in the UK and France. Norway. Other experience includes structural geology and fracture characterization for geothermal energy developments including Engineered Geothermal systems at 4km depth. Indonesia). Spanish Pyrenees and Middle East for Oil and Gas E&P industry. He is responsible for marketing. Thailand. evaluation of seismic hazard for carbon sequestration projects. He is Fellow of the Geological Society of London (Chartered Geologist). Alaska) Centrica (North Sea) Chevron (Russia) Cepsa (Algeria) ConocoPhillips (UKCS) DNO (Yemen) Emerald Energy (Colombia) ENI / AGIP (Iran) Heritage Oil (Kurdistan) Hess (UK. Some of GeoScience recent clients in fractured reservoir projects: Anadarko (Algeria) BP (UKCS. or reservoir simulations. for application in well planning. volumetric estimations. outcrop and seismic data. he is in charge of characterization of sub-surface fracture and fault systems from well and seismic data. he also worked on development of geological models for geothermal reservoir developments (USA. Ecuador) Petro-Canada (Syria) Premier-Kufpec (Pakistan) Safer E & P Operations (Yemen) Schlumberger Algeria) Shell (North Sea) Star Energy (UK) Statoil (Algeria) Sterling Energy Total (Yemen. Denmark) Hunt Oil (Yemen) Hurricane Exploration (UKCS) JKX Oil & Gas (Ukraine) Nexen (Yemen) Oil Search Ltd (Yemen) OMV (Yemen) Perenco (Gabon. Angola. N and S America. Libya) Venture Production (North Sea) Woodside Energy . Africa. and for hydrocarbon reservoirs.

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