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Share your ideas, innovations and experiences at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) and be part of the most vibrant and vital integrated science and technology event for unconventional play development.

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Independent companies, both large and small, are widely acknowledged for spearheading the shale play phenomenon. “Nimble” usually is the operative word here.

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Explorer Emphasis

 

Understanding the complex makeup of reservoirs is essential, and it requires considerable evaluation and time.

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In the past few years, a wave of schools geared to training students in science and mathematics in the hope of creating the next generation of oil and gas professionals have popped up in several oil-producing states.

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Given the high profile of U.S. shale production, it’s easy to forget this phenomenon kicked off a mere decade ago, give or take. As the number of shale oil and gas plays proliferated, so did the naysayers. The negative predictions focused on the well-known rapid decline in production that occurs once these wells go online. Instead of an early death, the ensuing boom upset the world order in oil production.

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Focusing on rocks, learning from others and implementing new technologies were the keys to success identified during a talk on “Evolution of Unconventional Oil Plays from Early Innovations to Future Challenges,” at the DPA luncheon held during the recent AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Denver.
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At the start of the now-phenomenal shale play bonanza, the thinking in general was that the rocks were homogeneous across an area of interest. Then reality set in as the shale E&P players came to realize via the drill bit that heterogeneity rules, and homogeneity and uniformity are not even bit players in the big picture.
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The “Converting Technology Into Dollars” panel will explore how top-tier organizations lead the way by rapidly improving and deploying unconventional resource technologies and incorporating new learnings across their organizations.

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This year, URTeC has added an enhanced preview of “Coming Attractions.” In addition to looking at established plays, URTeC will provide significant information about emerging unconventional resource possibilities in North America and around the world.
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Explorer Policy Watch

 

Even though oil prices are up from their January lows, many people are focused on the current economic hardships, business bankruptcies and layoffs, and the question naturally arises – was the boom worth it?

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Field Seminar

Houston Texas United States 05 April, 2017 08 April, 2017 36580
 
Houston, Texas, United States
5-8 April 2017
This Field Trip offers the opportunity to examine the Eagle Ford Group in West Texas. This hiking trip provides a unique opportunity to visit locations on private property with restricted access.

Short Course

Houston Texas United States 06 April, 2017 06 April, 2017 35070
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6 April 2017

This course will be aimed at geologists who study mudrocks, but the general knowledge base will be applicable to many different aspects of chemostratigraphy, mineral chemistry, and trace element geochemistry.

Houston Texas United States 06 April, 2017 07 April, 2017 35075
 
Houston, Texas, United States
6-7 April 2017

This course is designed to provide the industry geologist and engineer with a working knowledge of fracture characteristics and variability as they affect production in hydrocarbon reservoirs. This is a hands-on, applied course in fracture interpretation, description, analysis, and effects.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 35010
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

This course reviews the basin analysis methods and workflows used in oil and gas exploration, with special emphasis on the integration of geologic, geophysical and geochemical data.

Houston Texas United States 01 April, 2017 02 April, 2017 34970
 
Houston, Texas, United States
1-2 April 2017

This two-day seminar is designed to provide participants with a modern appreciation of the full spectrum of deep-water reservoirs, their mechanisms of transport and deposition, their stratigraphic architecture, their predictive characteristics, and their 3D heterogeneity.

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