EAGE GeoTech 2021

1-4 March 2021 | Online Event

Lists of Topics

You can participate in the GeoTech2021 Conference by submitting an abstract for any of the four workshops. Abstracts can be submitted for in-person or virtual presentations. See full topics list below:

3rd EAGE Workshop on Practical Reservoir Monitoring

1. Permanent Reservoir Monitoring 
  • Established Installations
  • New Installations
  • In-well
2. User Cases
  • Well Planning
  • Reservoir Management
  • Production Optimization
  • Overburden Integrity
  • Drilling Operations
3. Developments in the use of 4D for Modelling
  • Reservoir
  • Geomechanical
  • Geomodelling
4. Realtime Monitoring
  • Passive Seismic
  • Microseismic
5. New Geophysical Methods & Technologies
  • Shear and Surface Waves
  • Broadband Seismic
  • Simultaneous Sources
  • Autonomous Sources and Receivers
  • Distributed Sensing (DAS,DTS,DSS)
  • Non-Seismic Methods (Gravity,EM,CSEM)
6. New Insights
  • Data integration and Interpretation: Geophysics, Engineering, In-well sensing, Geomatics
  • Automation and Digitalization
  • Data Analytics (Machine Learning, Deep Learning etc)
  • Open Datasets and Open Data Sharing

2nd EAGE Workshop on Distributed Fibre Optic Sensing

1. Geophysical and Geotechnical Monitoring
  • Seismic and VSP
  • Microseismic
  • Long-term strain
  • Temperature
2. Integration
  • Business impact
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Geomechanics modelling
  • Best practices
  • Progress in processing and interpretation tools
3. Flow Measurements
  • Leakage and geohazard detection
  • Production monitoring
  • Non-oilfield applications
4. Current Challenges and Needs
  • Advantages of Fiber vs Geophones
  • Calibration of data
  • Advances in theoretical background for advanced interpretation
  • Processing challenges

1st EAGE Workshop on Induced Seismicity

1. Advances in Monitoring Induced Seismicity
  • Passive Seismic Networks
  • Data Acquisition and Processing
  • Microseismicity
  • Network Design and Specifications
  • Best Practices
  • Novel Instrumentation
  • Automated Identification and Interpretation of Events
  • Full-Waveform Modelling
  • Advances in Survey Planning
2. Triggering Mechanisms and Geomechanics
  • Discrimination of Induced from Natural Seismicity
  • Geomechanics and Triggering Mechanisms
  • Understanding Fault Behaviour
  • Modelling Induced Seismicity
  • Laboratory Studies
  • Case Histories
3. Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Mitigation Procedures
  • Social Aspects and Public Interaction
  • Management Systems
  • Knowledge Based Regulations
  • Industry and Regulatory Approaches

1st EAGE Workshop on Directional Drilling and Geosteering

1. Data Integration and Multidisciplinary Workflows
  • Integration of directional drilling and geosteering workflows
  • Geophysical measurements while drilling (LWD/MWD/SWD)
  • Role of high-resolution image logs in well placement
  • Real-time petrophysical interpretation while drilling 
  • Integrating various geological, drilling, and geophysical datasets to gain confidence and increase accuracy of well placement
2. Case Studies and Best Practices for Well Placement and Geosteering
  • Directional drilling and well placement in conventional reservoirs
  • Directional drilling and well placement in unconventional plays
  • Geosteering in challenging environments: complex geology; proximity to fluid contacts; thin target intervals  
  • Directional drilling for infrastructure (aka microtunneling, or trenchless technology) 
3. Wellbore Trajectory Uncertainty Measurements 
  • Modern ways of reducing uncertainty of wellbore position
  • Anti-collision of wells 
4. Automation and Data Analytics
  • Automation of directional drilling and geosteering decision process
  • Cloud-based solutions
  • Advanced data analytics. Get the most out of your data
  • Role of AI and Machine Learning in well placement
5. Current Challenges and Future Developments
  • Real-time downhole data transmission (wired pipe, mud pulse channels, etc.)
  • Ultra-deep directional resistivity tools. Inversion and distance-to-boundary calculation. What is next?
  • Lookahead imaging. Prediction ahead of the bit
  • Multi-lateral and complex trajectory wells. Extended reach drilling  
  • Drill-bit Seismic applications
  • Wellbore pressure prediction. Optimization of mud weight while drilling. Wellbore stability. Analyzing pressure profiles to determine optimum horizontal length and target sweet spot
  • Communication and decision-making process. Can we do better?
  • Bridging the gap between drilling and geology disciplines

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