AAPG short courses offer a wealth of information in a short period of time. They are an effective and efficient way to learn about the industry. With so many to choose from, there’s something for everyone.
Shales and other low-permeability formations require multistage completions, hydraulic fracturing, and horizontal wells to produce at economic rates. This course focuses on the multistage completion systems that are used in these applications, including plug-and-perf, ball-activated systems (frac sleeves), and coiled tubing-activated systems (annular fracturing).
This course covers a unique step-by-step methodology that covers the most important factors to consider when tackling conventional or unconventional carbonate plays. After each step, participants will get to work on real subsurface data from basins across the globe. Consider this course as the “top 10 things an oil finder must know about carbonates.”
Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization by learning to lead with emotional intelligence (EI). Gain insights into yourself and increase your effectiveness by closing the gap of how others see you and how you see yourself. Increase social awareness, flexibility, social responsibility, interpersonal relationships, and decision making. EI is proven to cultivate proficiencies in motivating, inspiring, and influencing your team and colleagues. This program combines proven strategies with the practical application of the theory in a workshop-like setting.
This course introduces a workflow and reviews methods for performing quantitative rate-transient analysis of fractured vertical and multi-fractured horizontal wells (MFHWs), produced from unconventional (low-permeability) gas and light oil reservoirs, including shales.
This course provides a comprehensive methodology for the diagnosis, analysis, and forecasting of well production data in unconventional resources. An extensive evaluation of the diagnostic tools for assessing data viability, checking data correlation along with flow regime identification is presented.
Energy Storage and CCUS are emerging fields that are new business opportunity for petroleum professionals. This short course reviews the basics of different Energy Storage Technologies, CCUS, and injection induced seismicity. This workshop will discuss the risk and uncertainty in these storage programs using case studies from natural gas storage and CCUS.
Machine Learning is an increasingly important tool for geoscientists. This one-day workshop demonstrates the implementation of a tailored End-to-End Upstream E & P workflow solution using Machine Learning (ML).
This 16 hour course follows the life cycle of an oil or gas property, from concept to abandonment, from the engineer’s point of view. Case histories are used to illustrate the geophysical tools that the engineering group would apply to solve an oil field development problem at various points in the property’s lifetime.
This 16 hour course covers a range of advanced data analysis topics including novel signal processing techniques, pre-stack depth migration, reservoir characterization, time lapse analysis and the road ahead.
In this SEG eight hour course the basic physics relevant to CO₂ are presented, including the descriptions of gas, liquid and super critical phases (scCO₂).
This 16 hour course will include a mix of lectures, short exercises and discussion sessions. The content will be prepared to anticipate the likelihood that participants will have different levels of technical knowledge about petroleum geology. In addition to defining the main unconventional reservoir types, the course will distinguish between exploration and development drivers, and expose participants (through short, hands-on exercises) to other types of geoscience and engineering tools (Rock Eval, XRD, decline curves, etc.) of importance for unconventional reservoir characterization.
This 16 hour course is based on the successful 2019 SEG book “Understanding Signals: Basic waveform analysis from a geophysical perspective”. It is designed for students as well as professionals who work with and support geophysicists and presents a simple and informal discussion of the fundamental concepts which underlie the quantitative part of geophysical analysis and interpretation.
This course will review the theory of fracture-injection/falloff testing, the design of DFITs, and interpretation of DFIT data using both straight-line and type-curve methods. Design and interpretation methods will be illustrated with North American field examples, including horizontal and vertical well DFITs in unconventional reservoirs.
This course provides a robust framework for assessing uncertainty and risk in unconventional projects. It begins by summarizing the key discipline-specific workflows and work products needed to characterize your project.
Integration is key to Unconventional developments, and geomechanics, which spans multiple disciplines, can be a useful framework for integration. This course will provide both the basics of geomechanics as well as detailed applications for Unconventionals that will enhance the attendee’s ability to improve the integration within their Unconventional team.
In Canada, methane regulations are in effect as of January 1, 2020. Capital and resource investment is required over the coming 12-18 months to ensure planning and compliance activities are properly executed. This session will provide insight into the solutions and prospective costs associated with pre-compliance planning and compliance activities.
This class provides insights into fracture mechanics and the origins of fractures, and uses those concepts in a very applied sense to instill an understanding of natural fractures and their potential effects on permeability and fluid flow. This has direct applications to the petroleum, geothermal, CO₂ sequestration and environmental industries.
Gas-based EOR in tight unconventionals is a growing application to tap the vast unproduced oil and condensate resources in liquid-rich shale basins. The course will discuss the Huff-n-Puff gas EOR process specifically, but will also address relevant fundamentals of displacement-based gas EOR methods (miscibility, vaporization, and displacement) in tight unconventionals.
This course examines the evolution of concepts in deep water models, providing the participants with the knowledge and tools to describe and predict deep water reservoirs from exploration through production scales.
Implementing the growth mindset can change everything. Understand how the brain is wired, how our mindset is developed over time, and how to change it. Learn the basics of brain mechanics, how to overcome obstacles, and rewire biases. Discussion will include the mechanics of thought and behavior. We will take time to mindfully create a new mindset to drive new behaviors, responses, and results. Stretch yourself and watch new opportunities unfold in front of you. The course is based on empirical evidence from neuroscientists in the science of possibility.
This course provides a 40-year paleogeographic synthesis of the Caribbean, northern South America (Colombia to Suriname), southern Mexico, Central America, and the Antilles, highlighting principles, opportunities and risks used to construct a regional hydrocarbon exploration framework.
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