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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
London
The Geological Society

On October 11th we'll take a look at updates in non-seismic geophysics technology - gravity, magnetics and electromagnetics, satellite surveys, seeps, advances in geology and more.

We'll also look at developments with non conventional seismic - which can include gathering seismic data with fibre optics in wells, permanent seabed monitoring (with nodes or cables), placing onshore seismic receivers by drone, anything other than towed streamer or standard onshore cabled / wireless seismic.

The event will include an afternoon workshop, free for all delegates, with updates on electromagnetic technology in oil and gas, sponsored and led by EMGS, one of the world's leading electromagnetics companies.

Seismic is 'king' of exploration, but there's plenty more out there - let's find out more about how much of it can help us to better understanding the subsurface.

This event follows our:

New Geophysical Approaches event in Feb 2017
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New Geophysical Technologies event in Feb 2016
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Non Seismic Geophysics event in London in Feb 2015
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Agenda

 
8:30 Welcome & Introduction: followed by SESSION 1:
9:30 Speaker from -
EMGS

Prediction of well results by using CSEM data


Talk Description
Oil companies constantly seek to improve the exploration well performance by obtaining a more reliable prediction on prospect risk and volume.

It is well documented that there often is a large mismatch between the predicted resource volume and the actual outcome. EMGS’ Exploration Solution, which integrates CSEM data into the exploration evaluation workflow, improves the prediction performance. Seismic data provides good structural and geometrical control.

Therefore, we often see accurate evaluations on reservoir and trap chance factors. However, the charge and seal properties, which directly links to the presence of hydrocarbons in the reservoir, often has a large uncertainty if using seismic data only. Recoverable volume estimations are hardly ever correct, especially due to the high uncertainty related to the net reservoir area and thickness.

CSEM data provides a resistivity image of the subsurface, where resistivity is sensitive to the reservoir hydrocarbon saturation. Integrating CSEM data will therefore improve the risk assessment on charge and seal, and limit the recoverable volume distribution uncertainty due to its natural sensitivity to net pay area and thickness.

We will here demonstrate such results by comparing our pre-drill predictions and post well evaluations of wells drilled during 2017.
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10:05 Speaker from -
Silixa




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10:40 Coffee & Tea; Exhibits
11:00 Speaker from -
Terrasys Geophysics

(15 min talk)


11:20 Speaker from -
Technology / service company




12:10 Lunch & Exhibits, followed by Afternoon EMGS workshop
13:00 EMGS workshop on electromagnetic surveying
13:01 Speaker from -
EMGS

Workshop session 1: CSEM in exploration – from information to prediction


Talk Description
How can CSEM data help to be more successful in exploration? This is of particular interest in a low oil price environment. How can we integrated CSEM data to be part of an exploration decision process?
1. Exploration value generation: how CSEM can help
2. Approaches to embedding CSEM information into a conventional
prospect evaluation workflow
3. 3D EM-derived resistivity measurements: Main concepts
4. Value of CSEM information
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14:00 Speaker from -
EMGS

Workshop session 2: From measurement to information


Talk Description
We will go through the CSEM basics, how data is acquired, processed and imaged.
1. Equipment and data acquisition
2. Processing & imaging
3. Calibration and information confidence
4. Spatial resolution & depth constraint
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14:50 Coffee
15:00 Speaker from -
EMGS

Workshop session 3: Reservoir description by using CSEM data


Talk Description
Reservoir description by using CSEM data
EMGS and/or its clients will present pilot projects where CSEM data is used for near-field exploration and appraisal decisions. What information does CSEM data carry of reservoir quality? What can you say about the water-oil contact? How can you effectively map your resource potential within a license at a very early stage?
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16:00 Wine / close

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