Full Two Day Agenda: May 21 & 22, 2019

AGENDA DAY 1: TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2019

Assessing Cost-Effective & Reliable Artificial Lift Designs And Application Techniques For Gas Lifts, Rod Pumps, ESP & Plunger Lifts To Bring The Most Production Online At The Lowest Cost Possible In The Bakken, DJ & Powder River Basins

8:50 Conference starts with the Chair's Opening Remarks

MAKE PRODUCTION PROFITABLE IN THE BAKKEN, DJ, POWDER RIVER

CASE STUDIES FOCUSING ON MEETING PRODUCTION GOALS & END TIMES AT THE LOWEST COST POSSIBLE

9:00 Assessing Profitable Techniques & New Technologies That Are Bringing The Most Production Online In The Bakken, DJ And Powder River Basins

>Optimize Well Recovery & Efficiency Through Artificial Lifts & Automation <

  • Understand how production strategies and technology related decisions are being made relative to operating conditions, acreage position and dollar spending
  • Understand how these operators designed artificial lift systems from both a production efficiency and runtime standpoint: What lift system works best and where
  • Establishing lift systems that have met E&P end times and production goals
  • Find out if it is possible to use a single artificial lift system over the full life of the well instead of having to change it over the course of the well's life
  • Learn when to make the switch when pressure drops to maintain a consistent route to drawdown
  • Find out how these operators are effectively producing wells while overcoming flowback, gas interference and sand issues
  • Understand the extent to which wells have been automated and what ROI looks like

Christina Bernet, Sr. Reservoir Development Engineer, Bonanza Creek Energy

Jay Odom, Staff Intergrated Asset Management Engineer, Anadarko Petroleum

9:30 Question & Answer Session

OPTIMIZE ROD PUMP PERFORMANCE

9:40 Assess Cost-Effective Strategies To Optimize Rod Pump Application And
Performance: Maximize Recovery Potential And Reduce Equipment Failure

  • Examine best practices to optimize rod pump selection and application decisions
  • Learn how to handle gas locking issues effectively, avoiding rod breaking & other types of equipment failure
  • Discuss how to successfully handle tubing wear & leaks during routine operations
  • Examine how to identify the right level of pumpable fluid for a particular well type to achieve maximum drawdown potential

Mehdi Sagedhi, Asset Manager, Americo Energy Resources

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Exhibition Area

ESP OPTIMIZATION STRATEGY

10:50 Assess How This Rockies Operator Has Implemented High Volume ESPs To Maximize Pressure Drawdown While Improving Motor Run Time

  • Understand how to optimize ESP selection decisions relative to well bore types and conditions
  • Assess the optimum time to deploy & apply an ESP during the life cycle of an unconventional well
  • Assess the correct amount of surge protection and voltage to prevent ESP motor failure
  • Understand methods to monitor, control and change operating parameters during various phases of production

Stephen Mogus, Staff Production Engineer, Whiting Oil & Gas Petroleum Corporation

11:20 Question & Answer Session

PLUNGER LIFT OPTIMIZATION

11:30 Assess Pump Designs, Lifting Strategies And Automation Technologies To Optimize Lift Cost, Performance And Run Life

  • Examine plunger lift systems to establish optimal designs where production and costs are optimized
  • Discuss methods to maximize run life of plunger lifts and mitigate equipment breakdown
  • Learn how to optimize production by integrating automation and machine learning into the plunger lift design strategies

Jay Odom, Staff Intergrated Asset Management Engineer, Anadarko Petroleum

12:00 Question & Answer Session

12:10 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

GAS LIFT OPTIMIZATION CASE STUDIES
SHOWCASING WELL PERFORMANCE & PRODUCTION RECOVERY RESULTS FROM THE COLORADO, NORTH DAKOTA & WYOMING

GAS LIFT APPLICATION: RESULTS FROM THE BAKKEN, DJ & POWDER RIVER

1:10 Hear Results On The Application & Recovery Potential Of Gas Lifts In High-Pressure Rocky Mountain Wells: Sharing Successes, Failures & Lessons Learned

  • Assess production recovery and drawdown rates in high-pressure wells when using gas lifts
  • Learn how to select the correct compressors and valves to work with gas lift valves in the Bakken, DJ and Powder River basins
  • Determine optimal compressor pressure to operate at the most efficient level in every formation

1:40 Question & Answer Session

ARTIFICIAL LIFT DESIGNS & APPLICATION CASE STUDIES
GAS LIFT, ESP, ROD PUMP & PLUNGER LIFT DESIGNS & APPLICATIONS
TO OPTIMIZE RUN LIFE & EFFICIENCY

OPTIMIZE GAS LIFT PERFORMANCE > EARLY STAGE TO END OF LIFE

1:50 What Is The Optimal Gas Lift Strategy Over The Full Life Of The Pump? Learn How To Enhance Pressure Drawdown From Early Stage To End Of Life

  • Understand the earliest stage at which you can deploy a gas lift system to avoid changing lifts several times
  • Determining how long a gas lift can be run before switching to another lift type
  • Find out how to make adjustments on gas lifts to handle larger portions of the well without failing
  • Assess how to rig up operations in remote areas away from core service centers

2:20 Question & Answer Session

BEST PRACTICES TO IMRPOVE LIFT MAINTENANCE & RELIABILITY
MITIGATE & PREVENT EQUIPMENT FAILURE > REDUCE ESP MOTOR BREAKDOWN, ROD WEAR & TUBING FAILURE

REDUCE ARTIFICIAL LIFT FAILURE & PROACTIVELY RIG UP

2:30 Learn Maintenance Practices To Increase Equipment Reliability And Reduce ESP Motor, Rod Wear And Tubing Failure: Keep Lifts Optimized & Prolong Run Life

  • Understand what causes artificial lift equipment to fail and the true costs of ESP and Rod Pump failure
  • Find out how to prevent the overheating of electrical motors and extend run time of pump systems
  • Assess techniques to keep sands and other solids from tearing up the systems
  • Sharing best practices to reduce the risk of ESP failure and protect electrical cables
  • Establish optimal usage levels to reduce friction and stress on pump equipment

Matthew Wortmann, Production Engineer, North Plains Energy

3:00 Question & Answer Session

3:10 Afternoon Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

LEVERAGE ARTIFICIAL LIFT AUTOMATION, MACHINE LEARNING & AI
INTEGRATE NEXT GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES TO OPTIMIZE LIFT SYSTEMS AND MEET PRODUCTION END GOALS

ARTIFICIAL LIFT AUTOMATION USING SMART CONTROLS

3:40 Learn How To Automate And Remotely Monitor Artificial Lift Systems: Make Smarter, More Intelligent Decisions And Increase Operational Autonomy

  • Assess cost and ease of installation for new automated systems and smart controls to enhance artificial lift performance
  • Discuss & examine the optimum level of automation required to remotely control artificial lifts
  • Be aware of differences in automating different types of artificial lift systems like ESP and Plunger Lift

Fred Clark, Fmr. Artificial Lift Advisor, Murphy Oil Corporation

4:10 Question & Answer Session

INTEGRATE MACHINE LEARNING & AI INTO PRODUCTION PROCESSES

4:20 Learn How To Seamlessly Integrate Machine Learning, AI And IoT Into
Operations To Drive Artificial Lift Efficiency And Improve Run Life

  • Understand how Machine Learning & AI can process large amounts of compound production data to improve lift run & end life, further optimizing production
  • Examine how AI software bundled with hardware instrumentation can provide real time information to optimize production strategies, including decisions on:
  • How many times a day do you need to run your artificial lift
  • How to automate the opening of valves or auto start compressors

This session provides an excellent opportunity for technology providers in the Machine Learning space to share insight on how to drive artificial lift efficiency using the latest innovations in AI

Please contact: sponsorship@american-business-conferences.com

4:50 Question & Answer Session

5:00 First Day Of The Conference Ends With The Chair's Closing Remarks

5:10 - 6:10 Networking Drinks In The Exhibition Area

6:20 - 8:20 Invitation-Only 5* Dinner For Speakers & Sponsors

AGENDA DAY 2: WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019

Case Studies And Discussions Focusing On Well Site Automation, Pre-Empting Failures Using Predictive Analytics, Effective Gas Handling Methods, Sand Control, Flowback Management & Chemical Treatment Options

08:50 Chairs Opening Remarks

REMOTELY MONITOR & CONTROL WELLS

9:00 Demonstrating How To Implement The Latest Sensors And Well Control
Technologies To Remotely Monitor And Control Wellheads

  • Assess the right level of automation needed for well sites, to be able to remotely monitor and control equipment
  • Increase the level of automation in production activities to monitor large scale operations in near real time & reduce dependency on manpower & logistics to individually monitor well sites
  • Learn how to track well performance and detect leaks using automation
  • Assess how smart intelligent controllers and sensors are allowing operators to monitor and control wells remotely

Jonathan Hottell, SCADA Supervisor, EXCO Resources

9:30 Question & Answer Session

USING PREDICTIVE DATA ANALYTICS & SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGIES TO OPTIMIZE PRODUCTION POTENTIAL, PROACTIVELY RIG UP & MINIMIZE FAILURES

GATHER & ANALYZE PRODUCTION DATA

9:40 Assess How To Gather Accurate Field Data And Effectively Analyze It To
Improve Production Practices & Proactively Rig Up

  • Learning how to combine performance and production metrics from various wells
  • Find out what methods are available to gather large quantities of field data
  • Examine capabilities of data analysis software to efficiently process production data
  • Learn how to interpret data logs to make decisions in real-time

Christina Bernet, Sr. Reservoir Development Engineer, Bonanza Creek Energy

10:10 Question & Answer Session

10:20 Morning Refreshments In The Networking & Exhibition Area

MOVING FROM A MANUAL TO AN AUTOMATED WELLHEAD SETUP

10:50 Learn How To Cost-Effectively Transition From A Manual To An Automated
Wellhead Setup To Enhance Equipment And Operational Efficiencies

  • Demonstrating how procedures and practices were streamlined to make the transition easy
  • Understand exactly where and how adjustments were made to overcome infrastructure change-out challenges
  • Sharing success, failures, and actual lessons learned when shifting from a manual set up to automated operations
  • Examine the ability of improved controllers to adjust to set-points on production equipment
  • Assess training measures being put in place to invest in people, facilitate implementation and maintenance to support new technologies

11:20 Question & Answer Session

UTILIZING PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

11:30 Learn How To Leverage Predictive Analytics Capabilities And Surveillance
Technologies To Predict And Prevent Lift Failures & Downtime

  • Understand how operators are taking a more proactive approach and using data analytics to 1) proactively rig up and 2) predict equipment failures before they occur
  • Determine which data variable is being seen to be more predictive of lift failures for ESP, Gas Lift, Rod Pumps and Plunger Lifts
  • Examine the use of latest software and surveillance systems to extend run times and optimizing production in high gas fields

This session provides an excellent opportunity for technology providers in the data analytics space to share insight on how to predict and prevent failures

Please contact: sponsorship@american-business-conferences.com

12:00 Question & Answer Session

12:10 Networking Lunch In The Exhibition Area

MANAGE GAS HANDLING & INTERFERENCE
LEARN HOW TO DESIGN FOR EFFICIENCY, IMPROVE EQUIPMENT RELIABILITY AND PRESSURE DRAWDOWN RATES

GAS HANDLING PUMP DESIGN

1:10 Assess Innovative Pump Designs That Are Allowing Operators To Push The Envelope On Gas Handling: Increase Production Efficiencies & Drawdown

  • Sharing practical examples on how operators have made small step changes in pump design to leverage efficiency improvements and increase drawdown
  • Assess the cost and performance of the latest suits of gas handling pumps to reliably increase recovery
  • Establishing an optimal pump design to achieve a high gas-to-oil ratio and reduce pump downtime

Garrett Burbank, Artificial Lift Engineer, Merit Energy Company

1:40 Question & Answer Session

PREVENT GAS INTERFERENCE

1:50 Examine Best Practices & New Technologies To Prevent Gas Interference And Maintain A Consistent Route To Drawdown

  • Understand how to mitigate gas interference to avoid under performance and reduce equipment failure
  • Learn how new technologies are allowing operators to minimize the effect of gas interference on operational equipment and maximize drawdown rates
  • Examine steps taken by producers to maintain a continuous & consistent route to drawdown during routine production operations

2:20 Question & Answer Session

SAND CONTROL & FLOWBACK TECHNIQUES
MAXIMIZE PRODUCTION WITHOUT DAMAGING LIFT & PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT

SAND CONTROL: STRATEGIES & TECHNOLOGIES

2:30 Learn How To Handle Large Sand Volumes During Flowback At Surface And In Lift Systems To Maximize Production Without Damaging Equipment

  • Learn how operators are handling sand interference in production to prolong run life & maximize production without sacrificing equipment
  • Understand how to deal with large sand volumes during flow back to surface
  • Assess how to better control sand interference, especially during large completions with smaller sand particles

3:00 Question & Answer Session

FLOWBACK TECHNIQUES

3:10 Assess Techniques To Flow The Well Back Effectively, Get Frac Load Back
Quickly & Clean Wellbores At Faster Rates

  • Find out at what rates operators are flowing their wells back initially and how volumes change as the wells life progresses
  • Learn how operators are establishing flowback rates and whether they are using transient rate analysis to look for damage
  • Learn what type of rental flowback equipment operators are using and costs associated with this
  • Discuss best alternative solutions to deal with flowback water volumes & assess the different options operators in the industry are utilizing

3:40 Question & Answer Session

COMBAT CORROSIVE EFFECTS ON WELLS
EXAMINE THE APPLICATION OF NEW MATERIALS TO TREAT CORROSION ISSUES & EXTEND THE LIFE OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN WELLS

TREAT WELLS FOR CORROSION

3:50 Assess The End Application And Performance Of New Materials And Treatments To Combat The Effect Of Corrosion On Wells

  • Quantifying how much corrosion is being seen in Bakken, Powder River and DJ wells to measure the extent of the problem
  • Learn what kind of chemistries have been found to be most effective in each Rocky
  • Mountain formation, and what steps are being taken to manage adverse effects
  • Understand what are the latest chemical treatments available to fight corrosion
  • Discuss the cost and capabilities of new materials available to effectively counter corrosion

4:20 Question & Answer Session

4:30 Second Day of the Rocky Mountain Shale Production Optimization Congress 2019 closes with the Chair's Closing Remarks

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