AAPG virtual events 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. And now they are virtual, too!
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.
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 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 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.
Join industry leaders for an interactive discussion about best practices for energy more sustainable in all phases of the energy life cycle: from exploration and development, to production and transport, to use, re-use and disposal.
Panelists will share their companies’ strategies for reducing their carbon footprint, helping their host countries achieve energy independence and improving lives of communities where they live and work.
Join us for the 45th IPA Convention and Exhibition. This edition of the Conference and Exhibition focuses on Realizing Indonesia’s Energy Vision Post Pandemic.
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Event URL: https://convex.ipa.or.id/
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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.
The Caribbean Technical Symposium and E&P Summit: Recent Activity and Exploration Opportunities includes a technical symposium featuring regional geology and hydrocarbon potential on September 14 and an E&P Summit featuring panel discussions with industry executives on September 15.
This short course discusses the growing importance of the seismic anisotropy of rock masses in seismic acquisition, processing, and interpretation.
Learn the high-level principles of five important topics in machine learning: neural networks; convolutional neural networks; support vector machines; principal component analysis; clustering methods. This short course is for physical scientists who have heard about Machine Learning (ML) and might know some details, but lack enough knowledge to assess ML applications in their specialty.
Natural fractures may be conductive in conventional reservoirs or may become conductive after hydraulic stimulation in unconventional reservoirs. This course addresses these concepts by examining datasets from both conventional and unconventional systems and presenting workflows to construct naturally-fractured reservoir models.
Introduction to Machine Learning (ML) – providing definitions, fundamental concepts of inference and prediction and the opportunity and limitations of ML
This workshop will focus on applications of anisotropic models and methods to seismic fracture characterization and microseismic monitoring of hydraulic fracturing.
Applied geophysics has a major role to play in the development of environmental impact assessment and monitoring of renewable energy sources such as geothermal, hydro, nuclear, wind, wave, tidal, and solar. Many future opportunities will require a refocusing of our most powerful 3D imaging and inversion methods from the deeper earth toward the near surface.
Implementing carbon capture, usage, and storage (CCUS) projects at large scales is becoming a growing subject of interest for the geophysics community. This workshop will present what is already achievable but also the unknown and specificities that the geophysical community will face in the future.
Energy Storage and CCSU are emerging fields that are already new business opportunity for petroleum professionals. This workshop reviews the basics of different Energy Storage Technologies, CCSU, and injection induced seismicity.
Cities around the world, and especially in densely populated regions like Asia, have the potential to be the most efficient form of human society. Maintaining sustainability in megacities is crucial to seeking a global sustainable solution for the limited space, water, and energy resources. Geophysics has the potential to provide essential knowledge for urban planning, urban activity monitoring, and urban circular economy. To fully release such potential, innovations are needed to integrate new and conventional sensors, as well as nondedicated sensors and open social information. Furthermore, both physics-based and data-driven methods are essential to delineating different sources for urban activity monitoring and urban space characterization. Bridging the gap between geophysics, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, digital informatics, and social economics provides the framework to guide project owners and local authorities to develop specific strategies for the sustainable development and management of urban environments.
The Gravity and Magnetics Committee jointly with the Near Surface Technical Section and the Mining Committee call for papers for a workshop scheduled for two half-days and focusing on magnetic methods in memory of a potential-field pioneer, Afif Saad. Workshop organizers welcome contributions from academia, industry, and government organizations that emphasize various applications of the magnetic method to a wide range of scientific and applied problems. Students and early- and mid-career participants who are willing to explore new career directions are particularly encouraged to participate.
Implementing carbon capture, usage, and storage (CCUS) projects at large scales is becoming a growing subject of interest for the geophysics community. This workshop will present what is already achievable but also the unknown and specificities that the geophysical community will face in the future. Technical presentations will serve as an opening for discussion between the audience and the invited speakers.
Politicians around the world are realising that CCS is a critical component in achieving Net Zero. They know in principle what needs to be done but lack insight into which of their many assets is a natural choice for CCS and how to convince stakeholders to commit to financial investment. If it was a horse race, they need to choose the best runners and know how to jump the hurdles to get to the finishing line.
In this second AAPG CCS workshop, we'll look deeper into the technologies available and the techniques to make them affordable. The 'Runners' and how to 'get them to the finish line.
High CO2 fields and marginal fields (due to high levels of contaminants) are some of the challenges that are prevalent in the Asia Pacific petroleum industry. Join AAPG Asia Pacific for a 2-day workshop focused on best practices, risk-based planning and the role geoscientists and engineers will play in these changing times.
Join us for the 3rd Edition of AAPG/EAGE Hydrocarbon Seals of the Middle East on 28 November to 2 December for this virtual workshop, Muscat, Oman time zone.
Registration is now open for the 4th edition of the AAPG/EAGE Siliciclastic Reservoirs of the Middle East GTW taking place from 5-9 December 2021 in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
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Online certificate course which provides an overview of petroleum geology, from exploration to development.
Online certification course which provides an overview of the petrography of siliciclastic rocks, including sandstones, siltstones, shales, and associated rocks (including mudrocks).
Geothermal Energy Basics is an online course that enables participants to review, analyze, and evaluate opportunities in the rapidly expanding market for geothermal energy.
Wind Energy Basics is an online course that enables participants to review, analyze, and evaluate opportunities in the rapidly expanding market for wind energy.
Solar Energy Basics is an online course that enables participants to review, analyze, and evaluate opportunities in the rapidly expanding market for solar energy.
Biomass Energy Basics is an online course that enables participants to review, analyze, and evaluate opportunities in the rapidly expanding market for biopower and biofuel.
Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources is an online course that enables participants to review, analyze, and evaluate opportunities in the rapidly expanding market for renewable energy.
You may sign up for these 5 courses as a package at any time, and the courses will begin the first day of the upcoming month.
There are approximately 1,000 oil and gas fields in the world that have been classified as 'giant,' containing more than 500 million barrels of recoverable oil and /or 3 trillion cubic feet of gas.
This course introduces the learner to the fundamentals of shale gas, including current theories that explain its origin, and how to determine which reservoirs are commercially viable.
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