12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Sunday, 1 June, 2014 - Program Divider
Sunday, 1 June
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Sunday, 1 June - Registration/Check-in
Registration/Check-in
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Sunday, 1 June - Opening Icebreaker
Opening Icebreaker
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Monday, 2 June, 2014 - Program Divider
Monday, 2 June
7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Monday, 2 June - Registration/Check-in
Registration/Check-in
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Announcements, Welcome and Introductions
AAPG Staff and Conveners
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Conference Introduction – Why are we Here?
Henry Posamentier (Chevron)
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 1 - Session I: Multi-Discipline Approaches

Session I: Multi-Discipline Approaches

Session Chair: Steve Adcock

8:40 AM - 8:45 AM
Session Intro
Session Chair
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Pre Cognitive Processing: The Creation and Data Mining of 3D Visual Databases
James Dirstein (Total Depth Pty. Ltd.)
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Learning from the 2013 3D Interpretation Hedberg: How Geoscientists See 3D
Bob Krantz (ConocoPhillips)
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Advances in Fetal Imaging 2014
Wesley Lee, Anil Shetty (Baylor College of Medicine)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 2 - Coffee Break 1
Coffee Break/Visit Posters/Vendors
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Getting in the Game – Real-time Visualization of Data from Earth, the Solar System and Beyond
Douglas Ellison (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Quantitative Assessment of Gestational Sac Shape: The Gestational Sac Shape Score
Jia Li (Oakland University), Russell Deter (Baylor College of Medicine)
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Orienting the Unoriented: Paleocurrent Determination from Unoriented Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Wilcox Conventional Cores Using Helical Computed Tomography (CT) Scans
Larry Zarra (Chevron), Allison Jackson (Univ. of Utah)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Sessions I Summary/Discussion

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 2 - Lunch
Buffet Lunch, with Vendor talks
1:44 PM - 1:45 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 2 - Session II: New Technologies

Session II: New Technologies

Session Chair: Jean-Yves Chatellier

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM
Session Intro
Session Chair
1:50 PM - 2:20 PM
High Resolution Seismic Attribute Visualization from Holographic Imaging
Norman Neidell, James Charuk (Starboard Energy)
2:20 PM - 2:50 PM
The Diagnostic 3D Seismic Process (D3DSP): Objects vs. Layers – An Alternative (to the Layered-Earth-Model 3D Seismic Process) Method for Imaging, Measuring and Evaluating Buried “Common-Impedance Objects” (e.g., Petroleum Reservoirs)
Louis Willhoit (VTV, LLC)
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
State of the Art Visualization Tools
Michael Heck (FEI Visualization Sciences Group)
3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Augmented Reality Field Performance Support System for the Enterprise
Carl Byers, Andrew Woo (Ngrain)
3:50 PM - 4:20 PM
Augmented Reality Field Performance Support System for the Enterprise Clone
Coffee Break/Visit Posters/Vendors
4:20 PM - 4:50 PM
Integration of Remote Sensing Outcrop Data and Subsurface Information to Define High-Resolution Lithologic Facies Variability within Interbedded Sandstones of the Upper Cretaceous Mancos Shale of Western Colorado
Dallas Dunlap, Peter Flaig, Lesli Wood (Bureau of Economic Geology), Darrin Burton (Newfield Exploration), Timothy Prather (UT Austin)
5:20 PM - 5:50 PM
Session II Summary/Discussion

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 2 - Group Dinner
Group Dinner
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Tuesday, 3 June, 2014 - Program Divider
Tuesday, 3 June
7:59 AM - 8:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 3 - Session III: Methods for Visualization Interpretation

Session III: Methods for Visualization Interpretation

Session Chair: Steve Adcock

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
Session Introduction
Session Chair
8:05 AM - 8:35 AM
Fundamentals of 3D Seismic Volume Imaging
Gerald Kidd (PanAtlantic Exploration Co.)
8:35 AM - 9:05 AM
Visual Analytics: The RGB Co-Render – What are We Going to Do with the Answer?
Uwe Strecker, Lucy MacGregor (Rock Solid Images)
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
Visualizing Anisotropy in Seismic Facies Using Stratigraphically Constrained, Multi-Directional Texture Attribute Analysis
Christoph Eichkitz (Joanneum Research), Paul de Groot, Friso Brouwer (dGB Earth Sciences)
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
Watershed Algorithm Applied in Halokinetics
Robert Woock (Stone Energy Corp.), Gwen Pech (Terra Spark)
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 3 - Tuesday, 3 June - Coffee Break 1
Coffee Break/Visit posters
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
The Unexpected Should not be Unexplained – New Interpretations via Geoscience and Engineering Anomaly Data Visualization
Jean-Yves Chatellier (Consultant), Bob Menard (Talisman Energy), Burcu Garcal, Sergei Filin (Schlumberger)
11:05 AM - 11:35 AM
Seismic Geomorphology of Mixed-Influence Coastal-Deltaic Depositional Systems
Simon Lang, Henry Posamentier, Bruce Ainsworth, Andrew Madof, Stuart Blackwood, Elaine Campbell, Kenneth Ehman, Olusola Bakare (Chevron)
11:35 AM - 12:05 PM
Session III Summary/Discussion

12:05 PM - 1:05 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 3 - Lunch
Buffet Lunch with Vendor talks
1:00 PM - 1:05 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 3 - Session IV: Modeling and Chronostratigraphy

Session IV: Modeling and Chronostratigraphy

Session Chairs: Tracy Stark and Brad Macurda

1:05 PM - 1:10 PM
Session Introduction
Session Chair
1:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Visualization, Interpretation and Cognitive Cybernetics
James Lowell, Jon Henderson, Gaynor Paton, Joe Valenti (ffA)
1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
New Methods for Slicing and Dicing Seismic Volumes
Paul de Groot, Farrukh Qayyum, Friso Brouwer, Yuancheng Liu, Nanne Hemstra (dGB Earth Sciences)
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Seismic Visualization of Thin-Beds Guided by Seismic Geomorphology and Waveform Analysis in Wheeler (Stratal-Slice) Domain
Hongliu Zeng (Bureau of Economic Geology)
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 3 - Tuesday, 3 June - Coffee Break 2

Coffee Break/Visit Posters

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Deepwater Salt Interpretation and Visualization Using Dynamic Frameworks to Fill
Nam Nguyen, Mary Cole (Landmark/Halliburton)
3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Experiment on the Selection of Time-Transgression Predictive Seismic Attributes
Yawen He (UT at Austin), Hongliu Zeng (Bureau of Economic Geology)
4:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Formal Poster/Vendor Session
Formal Poster/Vendor Session
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Wednesday, 4 June, 2014 - Program Divider
Wednesday, 4 June
7:59 AM - 8:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Session V: Methods – Cross-Discipline Integration

Session V: Methods – Cross-Discipline Integration

Session Chair: Robello Samuel

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM
Session Introduction
Session Chair
8:05 AM - 8:35 AM
3D Data Visualizations: The Advantages of Volume Graphics and Big Data to Support Geologic Interpretation
Carl Byers, Andrew Woo (Ngrain)
8:35 AM - 9:05 AM
Innovations in Visualization Open New Possibilities for Interpreters
Bruno de Ribet (Paradigm)
9:05 AM - 9:35 AM
Exploratory Statistics to Visualize, Quality Control and Refine 3D Geological Interpretations at Basin and Field Scales
Jean-Yves Chatellier (Consultant), Gina Chatellier (Tecto Sedi Integrated Inc.)
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Coffee Break 1
Coffee Break/Visit Posters
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Visualization Informed Drilling: Optimization and Automation On-The-Fly at the Bit
Robello Samuel, Umesh Nalamda, Aniket Kumar (Halliburton)
10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Petrophysical Rock Classification in Heterogeneous Reservoirs with Attributes Derived from Core Data and Well Logs
Chicheng Xu (BP America), Carlos Torres-Verdin, Qinshan Yang (UT at Austin)
11:05 AM - 11:35 AM
Session V Summary/Discussion
11:35 AM - 12:35 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Buffet Lunch

Bueffet Lunch with Vendor talks

12:34 PM - 12:35 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Session VI: Examples and Case Studies

Session VI: Examples and Case Studies

Session Chairs: Henry Posamentier

12:35 PM - 12:40 PM
Session Introduction
Session Chair
12:40 PM - 1:10 PM
Seismic Stratigraphy and Geomorphology of Bibiyana Gas Field, Bangladesh: How the Recognition of Unconformities Led to a Better Understanding of Reservoir Architecture and Distributi
Kenneth Ehman, Bill Kowalik, Ken Cass, Yan Chen, Jeff Roche, Henry Posamentier, Doug Meyer, David Reeves, Andrew Royle, Andrew Warnock, Paul Anderson (Chevron)
1:10 PM - 2:40 PM
An In-Depth Investigation into the Use of Integrated Petrophysical, Logging and Pressure Transient Analysis of Arabian Gulf Carbonate Reservoirs to Better Enhance Their Geological Models
Iftikhar Raza, Zahar Zaafran (King Saud University)
2:10 PM - 2:40 PM
Microseismic Case Study: Monitoring of a Multi-Well Completion in the Muskwa & Evie Shale Play in Northeastern British Columbia
Peter Morton, Jane Ling, William Barker, Paige Snelling (MicroSeismic, Inc.)
2:40 PM - 3:10 PM
Session VI Summary/Discussion
3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Coffee Break 2

Coffee Break/Visit Posters

3:40 PM - 4:40 PM
Panel Discussion
Industry plus Vendors
4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Hedberg - Houston - Day 4 - Wednesday, 4 June - Conference Summary and Moving Forward

Conference Summary and Moving Forward

Conference Conveners

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Hedberg - Houston - Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - Program Divider
Thursday, 5 June
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Field trip to visit Visualization facilities around Houston

(Tentative)

Poster Presentations
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Explaining Clusters to Interpreters Using Opacity Modulation
Thang Ha, Kurt Marfurt (University of Oklahoma)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Integrated Visualization in the Reservoir Development and Management Workflow
William Hanson, Tracy Mashiotta (Dynamic Graphics, Inc.)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
New Methods for Slicing and Dicing Seismic Volumes
Paul de Groot, Farrukh Qayyum, Friso Brouwer, Yuancheng Liu, Nanne Hemstra (dGB Earth Sciences)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sedimentary Response to Coupled Climatic Change an Active Rifting in the Onshore Lake Edward Basin, Albertine Rift, Uganda
Wilson Tumushabe (Ugandan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development), Christopher Nicholas (Trinity College)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Visualization Informed Drilling: Optimization and Automation On-The-Fly at the Bit
Robello Samuel, Umesh Nalamda, Aniket Kumar (Halliburton)

 

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