SPE Aberdeen Well Decommissioning Symposium – Virtual Programme Available!

May 2021

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SPE Aberdeen Well Decommissioning – Virtual Events

Qualification and Verification – Past, Present and Future

Technical Programme Now Available! Download Here.

Well Decommissioning is in its 10th year and will bring together those specialising in the areas of production optimisation, well integrity and those focused on abandonment operations from major operators, service companies and regulators.

Operator Session

We have an exciting 4 day programme of virtual events including an Operator Session. This is your opportunity to hear from the Operators on key risks and challenges; capabilities and limitations of existing technology; selecting the ultimate P&A strategy and where they see demand in the next 5-10 years.

Presentations Available to Download:

Day One 

Well Decommissioning – Expectations and Opportunities. Pauline Innes, Oil & Gas Authority. Download here.

Wells Task Force, Well Decommissioning Work Group Alan Quirke, Repsol Sinopec. Download here.

P&A or Plug and Wait, what are the options and how do you decide? Gavin Bell and Caroline Roberts, IE Limited / Astrimar. Download here.

Passive Well Integrity Monitoring. Neil Gordon, Sentinel Subsea. Download here.

Optimise production and improve well accessibility with novel reformed expandable technology Cherish Bodman and Tyler Whitney, Coretrax. Download here.

Day Two 

A Risk-based Framework for Evaluating Well Plug and Abandonment Designs. Dr. Morteza Haghighat Sefat, Heriot-Watt University. Download here.

Risk-based Decision Making for Well P&A. Brian Willis, Astrimar. Download here.

The use of advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling to optimise Perforate, Wash and Cement job hydraulics and improve cement plug barrier quality. Alex Lucas, Total; Marcus Hall & Bjorn Ullbrand, Validus Engineering. Download here.

Day 3 

Dutch Journey of Collaboration for Well P&A Improvements. Jules Schoenmakers, NexStep. Download here.

BiSN approaches to shallow gas Jeff Fulks, BiSN. Download here.

Day 4 

Case Study for Rig-based Well Abandonment of an HPHT field. Hamish Hogg, Shell. Download here.

Offshore Lightweight Modular Rig Technology for Smart Workover and P&A Dennis Vollmar, Herrenknecht Vertical GmbH. Download here.

Advanced Perforation Technology for Remedial & Casing Recovery Applications.  Alex Lucas, Total; Craig Smith, Owen Oil Tools (UK) Ltd. Download here.

Deepwater Gas Well. Rafael Peralta & Marcelo Victor Tomaz de Matos, Petrobras. Download here.

Planning for the Modular Rig-based Well Decommissioning Operations on Cormorant Alpha. Robert Simcox, TAQA. Download here.

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Member rates apply to members of: SPE, EI, AXIS, IMechE, ICoTA, IMC, OGUK

Student rate applies to full time students only

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Any problems booking for this event, please contact Diane Wood aberdeen.manager@spe-uk.org