How Tight Is Your Gas? Thermal Profiling for Unconventional Oil & Gas

21 May, 2009
Who Should Attend
This e-symposium is ideal for engineers, geoscientists, geotechs, and operations personnel who are involved in drilling and production operations, as well as those who develop programs for unconventional reservoirs.
Course Content

This e-symposium introduces you to the practical benefits of thermal profiling for a variety of unconventional oil and gas projects, including tight gas sands, oil shale, low-gravity oil. You will learn the basics of thermal profiling and how fiber optic-based thermal profiling systems are designed and deployed from Mikko Jaaskelainen and Jack Angel, recognized experts in the field. Mikko and Jack will continue with examples of data visualization and interpretation. Finally, the session wraps up with practical information related to getting started with thermal profiling. You will have a chance to ask Mikko and Jack questions, and you will receive a resource packet which consists of readings for a full day of independent study.

Topics include:

  • Basics of Thermal Profiling
  • Applications for & Benefits of Thermal Profiling in Unconventional O&G Reservoirs
  • Fiber Optic-Based Sensor Deployment
  • Data Visualization and Interpretation
  • Getting Started – What you Need to Know

CEUs are available if you attend the e-symposium, read the independent study materials, and return a questionnaire.

Recording of original webinar, packet of independent study reading materials, PDF of original PowerPoint presentation by FTP download. (Original presentation date: May 21, 2009.) Some materials will also sent by e-mail.

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Member Tuition without CEU
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Nonmember Tuition without CEU
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Student Tuition without CEU
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01 January, 9999
Member Tuition with CEU
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Nonmember Tuition with CEU
Expires on
01 January, 9999
Student Tuition with CEU

Expanded package for CEU credit is $100 for AAPG members, and $145 for non-members. Special Student Pricing: $25 for Webinar only; $35 for Expanded package.


Jack Angel Sensortran, Houston, Texas, USA
Mikko Jaaskelainen Sensortran, Houston, Texas, USA
Susan Susan Nash, Ph.D. Director of Education and Professional Development +1 918 560 2604
Debbi Debbi Boonstra Education Manager +1 918 560-2630

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