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AAPG has a proud history of trailblazing geologists who have brought scientific inquiry, innovative mindsets, and a desire to work with teams to find new reservoirs and bring needed energy to the people of the world. Welcome to an interview with Dr. Yongsheng Ma, President and Chief Geologist, Sinopec Co., Ltd., who talks to us today about his formative experiences and valuable lessons learned. (Please note that Dr. Ma’s family name is Ma, which usually is placed first in Chinese publications, such as in President Ma Yongsheng.)

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AAPG Event National Capital District Papua New Guinea 28 February, 2020 Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, Member 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 24 October, 2019
 
National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
28 February 2020

Date: Friday 28 – Saturday 29 February 2020 (2 days)
Instructor: John Kaldi, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide, Australia

Overview:

This course demonstrates the use of capillary pressure and relative permeability data in conjunction with basic rock properties and wireline logs, to evaluate reservoir rock quality, recovery efficiency and net pay. The course also covers the main aspects of determining seal potential (seal capacity, seal geometry and seal integrity) as well as the main controls on fault seals, and methods used in evaluating these. The course is presented in a workshop format, allowing participants to delve into the details in several practical exercises.

Who should attend:

Geologists, reservoir engineers and managers involved in hydrocarbon exploration and/or development, will benefit from the straightforward and intuitive presentation of principles governing petroleum migration and accumulation, net pay determination, as well as practical applications to determine seal properties for both oil and gas reservoirs.

Course Content
  • Introduction to Reservoirs, Seals And Pay
  • Basic Principles of Capillary Pressure
  • Caprock And Intraformational Seal Evaluation
  • Pore Geometry
  • Relative Permeability and Recovery Efficiency
  • Net Pay Determination
Instructor’s Profile

John Kaldi is a Professor at the Australian School of Petroleum (ASP) University of Adelaide, Australia and Principle Advisor the Cooperative Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC). He is Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Technology, Bandung (ITB), Indonesia, and Visiting Professor at University of Technology Petronas (UTP), Malaysia. He received his PhD in Geology from Cambridge University, England and then worked for the Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Shell Canada, ARCO (Texas and Indonesia) and VICO. He was Director of the National Centre for Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (NCPGG) at the University of Adelaide, and then served as the Founder and Head of the ASP. Dr. Kaldi served as AAPG President Asia‐Pacific; Vice‐president (International Regions), and was the recipient of AAPG’s Special Commendation Award, Distinguished Service Award and Lifetime Honorary Member Award. He has been an AAPG, PESA and SPE Distinguished Lecturer. He is committed to providing continuing education courses for the oil and gas sector by teaching courses around the world for Professional societies, Universities and energy companies.

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Technology and techniques (equipment, software, workflows, survey designs) to allow individuals to enhance their capabilities with data obtained from drones and drone surveys. Chaired by Karl Osvald and James McDonald.
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The mission of AAPG Women's Network is to increase participation and advancement of women in Earth sciences and the Energy Industry, with an emphasis on education, outreach, support, leadership development, and ultimately retention. AAPG Women's Network will interact with women in Earth Science, their male peers and employers, educational institutions, and professional societies to accomplish this mission.
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The mission of the AAPG Publication Pipeline Committee is to improve geoscience education in developing countries by providing used geoscience books and periodicals at no cost to university libraries and other libraries that request them. Because of war or civil unrest, lack of funds, fire or other natural disasters, many overseas libraries are in need of basic library resources for use in higher education and training so important to continued development of their countries.

As North American geoscientists retire and companies consolidate, many libraries are available for donation, or they will be discarded.

The AAPG Publication Pipeline committee collects, inventories, boxes, stores, and sends donated geoscience periodicals and books to university libraries and other libraries overseas for use by students, faculty, and researchers. The committee raises funds to help with this work and we arrange shipment of publications overseas by companies as part of their shipments to areas where they operate. The AAPG Foundation receives donations of hardcopies only of periodicals, books, journals, and maps.

We are Geoscientists helping Geoscientists.

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