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Super Basins 2019 Sugar Land, Texas

Super Basins 2019 Sugar Land, Texas

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Wolfbone Appraisal and Development In Southeast New Mexico: An Evolution to Profitability. A talk given by John Polasek at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas.
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Unconventional plays in the Permian Basin are a significant and growing part of Oxy’s business. By mid- 2018, Permian oil and gas accounted for 55% of Oxy’s total worldwide production. With nearly 5.2 million gross and 2.5 million net acres in the Permian, Oxy manages operations and production through two business units. The Permian EOR BU, which utilizes enhanced oil recovery techniques such as CO2 sequestration, waterfloods, and exploitation of non-EOR conventional play assets and the Permian Resources BU, which consists of growth oriented unconventional play opportunities particularly in the Delaware Basin of New Mexico.

The key growth engine for Permian Resources is developing the unconventional targets with pinpoint horizontal drilling, modern frac design and cost efficient execution techniques while utilizing a comprehensive technical workflow. The workflow starts with a regional basin overview to identify the primary rich source rocks and production analogs, followed by establishing an understanding of the source rocks geochemistry through cuttings and core analyses that leads to bench appraisal incorporating petrophysics, geophysics and geomechanics from pilot holes. The output is an integrated reservoir description within which 3-D seismic depth and impedance volumes play an integral role for development. Understanding the structural and stratigraphic complexities of our multiple reservoirs is critical to efficiently and effectively unlock the value of Oxy’s extensive acreage.

Maintenance and logistic hubs, secured supply availability, modular development and water recycling programs help improve execution efficiencies. In addition, an unmatched infrastructure position and technical expertise in EOR processes could help maximize ultimate recoveries and profits of our unconventional reservoirs.

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Super Basins 2019

January 2019 | Sugar Land, Texas

Basin History and Tectonics of the Permian Basin - Keys to the Super Basin. A talk given by Thomas E. Ewing at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Horizontal Drilling in the Permian Basin - A Look at How We Got Here. A talk given by J. Michael Party at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Evolution of Permeability Measurements and Petrophysical Modeling in Unconventional Reservoirs. A talk given by Martin Quest and Kory Holmes at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Making Sense of Producing Gas-Oil Ratio in Unconventional Oil Reservoirs. A talk given by Steve Jones at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Exploration Creativity in the Golden Age of Super Basins - Anticipatory Insights and AAPG Initiatives. A talk given by Charles A. Sternbach at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Where is the Next Permian Basin? A talk given by Bob Fryklund at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
The Tampico-Misantla Super Basin, Look Alike to the Permian Basin? A talk given by Alfredo E. Guzmán at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
The San Andres Problem - Shallow Disposal Has Become the Biggest Drilling Hazard in the Midland Basin. A talk given by Andrew N. Hunter at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Permian Basin - The Potential - and Limits - of Growth. A talk given by Raoul LeBlanc at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas.
Is the Party Over? A keynote talk given by Michael Wichterich at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Midland Basin Extended Reach Drilling: Overcoming Challenges of Drilling Three Mile Laterals. A talk given by Kyle Marshall at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Water Usage in The Permian Basin: Drilling and Fracturing without Fresh Water. A talk given by Stonnie L. Pollock at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Wolfbone Appraisal and Development In Southeast New Mexico: An Evolution to Profitability. A talk given by John Polasek at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Reconstructing the Permian Basin for Wolfberry and Wolfbone Unconventional Assessment. A talk given by Bill Fairhurst at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Pursuing Permian Growth. A networking lunch talk given by Staale Gjervik at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas.
Longer, Better, Faster, Water. A talk given by Michael Swain and Rita Behm at 2019 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Sugar Land, Texas. (Click here to download presentation)
Super Basins 2018

March 2018 | Houston, Texas

Geoscience Matters in the Age of Super Basins. A talk given by Charles Sternbach at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
Why Super Basins? A keynote given by Bob Fryklund at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
The Power of the Permian. A keynote given by Scott Sheffield at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
The Appalachian Super Basin: A Discussion of Past, Present, and Future Exploration Trends. A talk given by William A. Zagorski at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
Beyond the North American Mudrock Super Basin Plays: The Unconventional Development of Conventional Reservoirs. A talk given by Richard K. Stoneburner at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
America's Unconventional Energy Opportunity. A talk given by David Gee at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
The Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin: A Confluence of Science, Technology, and Ideas. A talk given by Paul Mackay at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
San Joaquin Super Basin, California: Past, Present and Future. A talk given by Kurt Neher at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
The Neuquén Super Basin: The rebirth of a mature basin. A talk given by Carlos Macellari at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
Brazil Pre-Salt, Santos Basin. A talk given by Otaviano Pessoa at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.
West Siberian Super Basin: Learnings from the past and insights into the future. A talk given by Alexei V. Milkov at 2018 Global Super Basins Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas.

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