In order to stay relevant with the current times, the Organising Committee has decided to revise the format of this event. There will be six exciting panel sessions, which will take place from 23-25 November 2021 (2.00-5.45 pm Singapore time). The event will still be run virtually.
Together with our supporting organisations CSIRO, CO2CRC, Global CCS Institute, The Geological Survey of Thailand, The Indonesian Petroleum Association, The Geological Society of Malaysia, PESA and SEAPEX, we hope that this format change will not materially affect you or your company and we look forward to your ongoing support for this joint event.
We look forward to welcoming your attendance at this virtual event; details found in the Pricing page. Meanwhile, we hope that everyone continues to stay safe.
Keith Chan, Shell Malaysia, Convenor, on behalf of AAPG and EAGE
High CO2, as well as high contaminant (H₂S, mercury etc.) fields, are prevalent challenges facing the industry in the Asia Pacific Region. The genesis of some are relatively well known, but prediction has been difficult. The impact that it has on-field development is tremendous and varies from field to field. In exploration, these have typically been shunned due to the high costs involved in developing these. However, the industry has been caught by surprise time and again due to the low sampling rate in the exploration phase. It is often decided whether it is worth continuing to the next stage based on a single wildcat and limited data availability. There have been cases of high contaminant(s) discoveries which, after appraisal, reveals a much lower percentage in the reservoir. The inverse has been proven as well, pointing to the difficulty in quantifying contaminant(s) during the exploration phase. Even amongst the high contaminant fields, often, there are low contaminant fields nestled in between and varying concentrations of contaminants from shallow to deeper reservoirs with no apparent trend.
Learning from best practices (innovative technology, cluster development, etc.) and risk-based planning are what can help commercialize these fields and bring them online. On the other hand, the development of these resources will be competing with new (alternative) energies. Even as the whole industry re-orients itself to play an ever more active role in combating climate change, carbon capture, utilization, and storage will be playing a pivotal role starting from the exploration and appraisal stage. How will all these fit into the energy transition? What role will the geoscientists and engineers play in these changing times? Government and regulators will need to be part of the conversation as a holistic solution is needed from the technical space to the regulatory space. An active conversation will be needed in the region that involves public-private participation in how best to prepare and tackle this issue.
Virtual Workshop via Zoom (Singapore time)
Pre-recorded 10-minute talks will be broadcast, followed by Panel discussion with Q/A, with two Moderators per session
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Tuesday 23 November
Welcome Greeting from Dr Mark Tingay, then Introduction by Dr Linda Stalker CSIRO; and Introduction of Panelists by Session Moderators
Session 1: Fundamentals and Technology Introduction Part 1
Dr. Chris Clayton, Geochemistry Consultant, UK - "Variable Control of CO₂ Concentration in the Malay Basin"
Dr. Linda Stalker, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Perth, Australia - "Contaminated fields: A Question of Cost or Opportunity?"
Dr. Chris Consoli, Senior Consultant, Global CCS Institute, Australia: “What Can We Learn From High CO₂ Fields and Natural Analogues for CO₂ Geological Storage Exploration?”
Nour Koronful, Software Integrated Solutions (sis) Exploration Hub Senior Geologist, Schlumberger, Germany
Sulaiman B Chee At-Saad, Manager (PSC Exploration Management-SK), Resource Exploration, Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM), PETRONAS, Malaysia
Session 2: Fundamentals and Technology Introduction Part 2
Introduction by Session Moderators
Dr. Julien Bourdet, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Energy, Perth, Australia - "Mercury in Reservoir Rock and Geofluids"
Dr. Tony Zhang, Senior Client Engagement Lead, Global CCS Institute, Australia - "Opportunities And Barriers For Regional CCS Hubs In Southeast Asia"
Hussen B Mansur, Asset Manager and Hg Lead, Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM), PETRONAS, Malaysia - "Collaborative Contaminant Management Model, a Host Authority Perspective"
Luther Rahman, Mercury SME / Contaminants Specialist Alypz Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Allison Hortle, Group Leader, CSIRO Energy, Perth, Australia
Dr. Linda Stalker (Convenor), CSIRO
Wednesday 24 November
Dr. Mark Tingay (AAPG Asia Pacific Region President)
Introduction of Panelists by Session Moderators
Session 3: Application and Management Part 1
Ms. Wan Atikhasari Bt Wan Zakaria, Manager Resource Development and Management, Team Leader High Contaminants Resource Development & Management, PETRONAS, Malaysia - "Shaping the Future of High Contaminants Oil & Gas Fields in Malaysia"
Dr. Esra Inan Villegas, Shell International Exploration and Production Inc, USA - "Predicting the Concentration of H₂S in Hydrocarbon Bearing Clastic Reservoirs: Introducing the Fe-chlorite - Pyrite - H₂S Model"
Q&A handled by Rosie Johnstone, Principal Consultant, Full Circle Carbon, Australia & Dr Jamie Burgess, Geologist/Geochemist; Shell, Australia
Dr. Mohammad Rachmat Sule, Lecturer and Geophysicist, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia - "The importance of DAS Monitoring Program in the upcoming Gundih CCUS Project"
M Khaidhir B A Hamid (GR&T/PD&T), Manager, Delivery Gas Sustainability Tech, Group Research & Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia
Dr. Linda Stalker, Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO, Perth, Australia
Session 4: Application and Management Part 2
Dr Marcella Dean, Geomechanics CCUS lead, Shell Global Solutions International BV; The Netherlands - "Controlled release experiments to Benchmark Offshore Environmental Monitoring Technologies for CO2₂ Storage Sites"
Caesar Wong Tiong Hieng, Senior Technical Research Analyst, IHS Markit, Malaysia - "A Historical Perspective and Review of the Challenges and Opportunities for CCUS Projects in China"
Dr Carolina Coll, Head of Reservoir Sciences and Global Head for CO₂ Storage and Monitoring CGG - "The Future of Monitoring for CCUS"
Dr. Mark Tingay, Head, Geomechanics and Pore Pressure, PETRONAS Malaysia/AAPG Asia Pacific Region President
Dr. Vincenzo De Gennaro, CCS Subsurface and Geomechanics Advisor - Schlumberger Carbon Services HQ, France
Dr. Linda Stalker, CSIRO Australia
Thursday 25 November
Session 5: Experience and Future Potential Part 1
Dylan Mair, Executive Director, Upstream, IHS Markit, Singapore - "Sparkling Reservoirs: A Review of Who is Doing What and Why in Asia Pacific"
Yi Wu, Analyst/Client Engagement Lead, Global CCS Institute, China - "CCS Knowledge Sharing in China"
Matthew Holding, Study Manager, deepC Store Project, Transborders Energy Pty Ltd, Australia - "CO₂ Carrier Transport: A Flexible Approach to Carbon Capture and Storage"
Mark Trupp, Independent CCS Consultant, Australia
Dr. Clare Barker-White, Senior Research Analyst - Upstream, IHS Markit, Malaysia
Session 6: Experience and Future Potential Part 2
Dr. Mohammad Jamaal Hoesni, Head of Quantitative Geology Domain, Beicip Franlab Asia, Malaysia - "CO₂ Risking Through Modelling"
Professor Claus Otto, Director, Curtin University Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, Curtin University, Perth, Australia - "Future Energy Education and Collaboration for the Industry in Tomorrow’s Low-carbon Reality"
Tim Dixon, Director and General Manager, IEAGHG, UK - "Providing CCUS skills for a Sustainable Energy Future"
Lisa Claire Chisholm, Staff Reservoir Geology, Petroleum Resource Development and Management - Sarawak, Malaysian Petroleum Management, PETRONAS, Malaysia
Choong Chee Meng, Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Closing Summary from Lisa Claire Chisholm and introduction to Ms Gretchen Gillis, AAPG President for her closing remarks
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