Published on Monday, January 30, 2017

2017 SPE Canada Heavy Oil & Unconventional Resources Conferences

Calgary, AB – January 30, 2017 – RGL will be exhibiting, sponsoring, and presenting technical papers at the combined 2017 SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference and Unconventional Resources Conference to be held in Calgary, AB on February 15 and 16, 2017 at the BMO Center in Stampede Park.

Da Zhu, PhD, an applications and research engineering specialist on RGL’s Business Development Team, has co-authored a paper with Suncor that addresses the design and application of Flow Control Devices (FCDs) which presents practical considerations for the selection of FCDs and optimal FCD completion designs for SAGD wells.

A Practical Approach to the Use and Design of Flow Control Devices in SAGD, Dr. Marty Lastiwka, Chris Bailey, Dr. Bruce James, Suncor Energy and Dr. Da Zhu, RGL Reservoir Management Inc., SPE - 185005.

 In addition to the above, Michael Leitch, a Research Engineer on RGL’s Research Engineering team has collaborated with the University of Alberta (U of A) Petroleum Engineering department on two papers which will be presented by the U of A’s Mahdi Mahmoudi. 

An Experimental Evaluation of Pore Plugging and Permeability Reduction Near SAGD Sand Control Liners M. Mahmoudi, U of A; V. Fattahpour, U of A; A. Nouri, U of A; M.N. Leitch, RGL Reservoir Management Inc. MS 184999

Classification of Alberta Oil Sands Based on Particle Size Distribution for Sand Control Design and Experimental Applications V. Fattahpour, V.L. Maciel, M. Mahmoudi, K. Chen, A. Nouri, U of A; M.N. Leitch, RGL Reservoir Management Inc. MS 185000

For information on this conference, visit the SPE Events Page. For a full list of RGL’s research papers visit our RGL Resources Research Page.


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