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Conference: Technical Sessions
Thursday, 17th March, 9.30 – 12.45
Chairmen: D. Leismer – Schlumberger, S. Mathis – Baker Hughes Inc
9.30 – 9.55 Paper No. 029
"Eliminating Perforating-Related Formation Damage with a New One-Trip Sand Control Liner Completion Technique"
G. Garfield, P. McElfresh - Baker Oil Tools
9.55 – 10.20 Paper No. 030
“Inflatable Service Packer for Heavy Duty/Deepwater Drilling Applications - Development and Field Use Thereof“
G. R. J. Mackenzie - Baker Oil Tools
10.20 – 10.45 Paper No. 102 A
"Vectored-Annulus Cleaning System is Reliable and Effective for Casing Clean-Out in Gravel Pack Operations"
S. Sotera, M. McGurk, J. De Geare - Baker Oil Tools
11.05 – 11.30 Paper No. 039
“Expandable Completion Technology Proves Reliable and Cost-Effective in Heavy-Oil, Sand-Control, Horizontal Completion“
D. Pellicanò - Eni, D. Margherini - Eni Dacion, M. Di Pietro, J. Montagna - Baker Oil Tools
11.30 – 11.55 Paper No. 033
“Drilling and Completion Hydraulics and Fluid Challenges for Long Horizontal Section Offshore Wells“
A. L. Martins, R. F. T.Lomba, A. F. L.Aragao, A. Calderon - Petrobras Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.
11.55 – 12.20 Paper No. 040
“Production Optimization in ESP Completions with Intelligent Well Technology by Managing Drawdown in Multi-Zone Esp Lifted Wells“
G. Vachon, T. Bussear - Baker Oil Tools
12.20 – 12.45

Paper No. 017
“The Challenge of Cementing Production Liners across Depleted Reservoirs“
B. Mohamed, R. A. Elnashar - BP-Egypt, S. A. Hadi, A. Waheed - Halliburton

Thursday, 17th March, 9.30 – 11.55
Chairmen: F. Krekshi – Eni Gas Libyan Branch, B. Legris - Total
9.30 – 9.55 Paper No. 005
“Technology innovation of Eni in Tunisia: Management, Applications and Results“
M. Barbieri, F. Ghaddab - SITEP, G. De Ghetto, N. Issaoui - Eni Tunisia, F. Baldino - Eni E&P
9.55 – 10.20

Paper No. 006
“An Integrated System for E&P Development Projects Supported by Advanced Information Technology Tools“
M. Piantanida, F. Marini, F. Zarri, L. Salvaneschi, P. Rossi, S. Bedarida, C. Garbujo - Eni E&P

10.20 – 10.45

Paper No. 007
“Al Jurf Field - Phase 1 Development Offshore Libya, Block C 137 N"
A. Ben Khayal - Compagnie des Pétroles Total (Libye), A. A. Salem, M. Shebani - National Oil Corporation, J.-P. Dordan, B. Legris - Total S.A., K. Battermann - Wintershall-Libya

11.05 – 11.30 Paper No. 008
“Electric Retrofit Solutions – A Staged Introduction of Electric Control System Technology“
V. Sten-Halvorsen - FMC Kongsberg Subsea
11.30 – 11.55 Paper No. 092
“Accelerating Start Ups in Frontier Countries – The Role of Process Engineering“
S. Nicolini – Accenture
Alternate paper

Paper No. 109 A
"International Standards for the Global Oil and Natural Gas Industry– An Update Paper"
A. Baryshnikov - Eni, Italian Representative ISO/TC67, A.R. Johansen - Hydro, Chair OGP Standards Committee, A. Loppinet - BnPé, Chair CEN/TC12, D. Miller - API, Director Standards Programme, C. Stark - BP, Chair ISO/TC67

Thursday, 17th March, 9.30 - 12.45
Chairmen: A. Gad – Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, R.Polinski - Shlumberger
9.30 – 9.55 Paper No. 051
“Detailed in situ Stress Measurements above the Reservoir for Safety Assessment of Underground Gas Storage“
D. Fourmaintraux, C. Le Goff - Total, S. Cantini, J. Desroches – Schlumberger
9.55 – 10.20 Paper No. 052
“Tackling Reservoir Uncertainties at an Early Stage: A Strategy to Minimize Development Risks in the Al-Jurf Field (Offshore Libya)“
R. Lions, Y. Bigno, Y. Le Stunff, M. Mresah, M. Shagan, J. Amish - Compagnie des Petroles Total Libye, A. Gaaim - National oil Corporation
10.20 – 10.45 Paper No. 053
“Cost-Effective Sand Control Operations Play Key Role in Revitalizing Mature Gas Field“
G. Ripa, A. Ligrone - SPE (Eni E&P), A. Zamparini, M. Sportelli, G. Ferrara - Eni E&P, S.P. Mathis, A. Conte - SPE (Baker Oil Tools)
11.05 – 11.30 Paper No. 054
“Application of Empirical PVT Correlations Exemplify Significance of Developing Regional Correlations – A New Approach“
H. H. Hanafy - Khalda Petroleum Company, S. M. Macary - IPRredsea, Y. M. Elnady, A. A. Bayomi - Al Azhar University, M. H. El Batanony - Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute
11.30 – 11.55

Paper No. 055
“Are Multilateral Wells Really Effective to Control Water Coning?“
F. Verga, D. Viberti - Politecnico di Torino, D. Di Renzo – Eni E&

11.55 – 12.20 Paper No. 056
“How Safe is Underground Natural Gas Storage?
Gas Storage
Delta-Pressure: Story of a Succesful Application
F. Verga, G. Giglio, P. Oreste - Politecnico di Torino, D. Marzorati – Stogit, L. Savini – Eni E&P
12.20 – 12.45

Paper No. 108 A
"Prediction of Sand-Free Oil Production Rates in a Saudi Oil Reservoir"
M. N. J. Al-Awad, T. Y. Al-Ahaidib – King Saud Universit

Alternate Paper

Paper 219
"Optimisation of Intelligent Wells – a Field Case Study"
S. M. Elmsallati, D. R. Davies - Heriot-Watt University, Ø. Tesaker, A. Reime - Statoil

Thursday, 17th March, 11.55 - 15.40
Chairmen: L. Terzi – Eni E&P
H. Hammouda - EGAS
11.55 – 12.20 Paper No. 009
“The Dynamic Flow Analysis: A Basic Tool for the Flow Assurance Engineer“
O. Masi, W. Ghiselli - Saipem Energy International, I. Brandt, H. Eidsmoen - Scandpower Petroleum Technology A. S.
12.20 – 12.45 Paper No. 010
“Flow Assurance and System Operability: Integration of Flow Modelling into Field Management Procedures“
V. Faluomi, M. Bonuccelli,
C. Carniani, C. Monti - Eni E&P, E. Dellarole, S. Sodini - TEA Group
14.00 - 14.25 Paper No. 011
“LDHI Opportunities for Offshore Mediterranean Production “
L. W. Clark, J. Anderson, D. Crosby, L. Frostman, N. Poynton, V. Thieu - Baker Petrolite
14.25 – 14.50 Paper No. 012
“Predicting Asphaltene Deposition Problems. The De Boer Plot Revisited“
C. Carniani - Eni E&P, S. Correra - EniTecnologie
14.50 – 15.15 Paper No. 013
“Pipeline and Well Inspection Techniques Based on Fast Flow Rate Transients“
A. Di Lullo - EniTecnologie, V. Rota - Eni E&P
15.15 – 15.40

Paper No. 095
"Asphaltene Deposition: Determination of the Solvent Power of Crude Oil"
D. Merino-Garcia – Consultant, S. Corr
era – EniTecnologie

Alternate Paper

Paper No. 120 A
"Flow Assurance with Minimally Intrusive Pipeline and Riser Intervention"
O. D. Tarlton – Oil States Industries

Thursday, 17th March, 14.00 - 15.40

Chairmen: D. A. Di Renzo – Eni E&P, T. Royce - BJ Services.
14.00 – 14.25 Paper No. 084
“Continuous Improvement in Fracturing Fluid Design in Italian Adriatic Sea Gas Fields“
D. Perez - Schlumberger, S. Cobianco - EniTecnologie, E. Pitoni, G. Ripa - Eni E&P, M. Patey, J. Jeanpert - Schlumberger
14.25 – 14.50 Paper No. 085
“Production Enhancement in Mature Gas Wells by Foamer Applications“
P. P. Dodgeon, C. W. Bowman, S. Ramachandran - Baker Petrolite
14.50 – 15.15 Paper No. 086
“Well Performance Enhancement: Integration of Intelligent Well Technology with Electric Submersible Pumping System“
T. R. Bussear - Baker Oil Tools, F. Ireland - Centrilift
15.15 – 15.40 Paper No. 087
“Overview of ESP Applications in Western Desert of Egypt (Strategy for Extending Life Time)“
I.Mahgoub, M. Mounes, S. A. Fattah - Khalda Pet. Co
Alternate paper

Paper No. 111 A
"Production Data Analysis for Electric Submersible Pumping (ESP) Wells"
O.Osman - Khalda Petroleum Company (KPC), S.Shalaby, E.Elayouty, M.Soleiman, S.Kamel - Faculty of Petroleum & Mining Engineering

Thursday, 17th March, 14.00 - 18.00
Chairmen: D. Georgi, Baker Hughes Inc., A. Godio – Politecnico di Torino
14.00 – 14.25 Paper No. 062
“Formation Pressure and Mobility when It Really Matters – While Drilling“
U.Hahne, G.Nardi, H.C. Freitag - Baker Hughes Inteq, M.Quarchioni, S.Hassan - Petrobel Egypt, R.Cerri, C.Molaschi, E.Squintani - Eni E&P
14.25 – 14.50 Paper No. 107
"Integration of Acoustical Properties and Electrical Images in the Petrophysical Analysis of Carbonate Reservoirs in Central-Southern Italy"
M. Borghi, M. Ibrahim, F. Pampuri, M. Pelorosso - Eni E&P, F. Ogliani, F. Sinet - Schlumberger Data and Consulting Services
14.50 – 15.15 Paper No. 064
“Effect of Pore Pressure on Laminated and Homogeneus Rocks Permeability Subjected to Hydrostatic and Triaxial Loading“
A. Al-Quraishi - King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology,
E. Shokair – King Saud University, E. Al-Mushaigeh - King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
15.15 – 15.40 Paper No. 065
“Interpreting Anisotropic Reservoirs with the Integration of NMR, Dialectic, Nuclear and Borehole Image Log Data: A Case History from Italy“
M. Mele, M. T. Galli, M. Borghi, L. Livraghi - Eni E&P, F. Brambilla - Baker-Atlas, R. Mollison – Samson Resources Company
16.00 – 16.25 Paper No. 066
“Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Fracture Networks in Reservoir Rocks by Magnetic Resonance Imaging“
V. Bortolotti, A. Campagnoli - Department DICMA, University of Bologna, P. Fantazzini - Department of Physics, University of Bologna, M. Gombia - Department DICMA, University of Bologna
16.25 – 16.50 Paper No. 067
“Semi Rigid Logging Cable. New Concept to Make Logging Possible in Highly Deviated and Horizontal Well“
Wittrisch - Institut Français du Pétrole
16.50 – 17.15 Paper No. 068
“Quantitative Determination of Borehole Image Resolution Through Coherence Analysis and Numerical Modeling“
J. Li, T. Wang, D. Georgi - Baker Hughes
17.15 – 17.40 Paper No. 069
“Methodology of Investigating the Compositional Gradient within the Hydrocarbon Column“
H. H. Hanafy, I. S. Mahgoub - Khalda Petroleum Company
17.40 – 18.00

Paper No. 093
“Sequential Interpretation of LWD and Wireline Logs to Increase Reliability in Formation Evaluation: A Method and an Offshore Mediterranean Well Case Study“
M.A. Frenkel - Baker Atlas, M.B. Benefield - Baker Hughes INTEQ, M. Borghi, M.T. Galli - Eni E&P, M. Gonfalini - Independent Senior Petrophysicist

Thursday, 17th March, 16.00 - 18.00
Chairmen: S. Bianco – Halliburton Norway, C. Valenchon – Saipem S.A:
16.00 – 16.25 Paper No. 024
“Controlling Shallow Water Flows in Deepwater“
C. Cameron - Halliburton Baroid
16.25 – 16.50 Paper No. 025
“The Blue Stream Offshore Pipeline Pre-commissioning: A Challenging Task from Design to Execution“
G. D. Ripamonti, J. D. Rodriguez - Saipem, O. Masi, S. Bergomi, W. Ghiselli - Saipem Energy International
16.50 – 17.15 Paper No. 026
“Drilling Fluid Rheology Optimization for Ultra Deep Water Wells in Campos Basin, Brazil“
V. A. R. Monteiro, E. M. Brandão, E. M. C. Mello, A. L. Martins - Petrobras
17.15 – 17.40 Paper No. 027
“Riserless Light Well Intervention“
J. A. Andresen - FMC Energy Systems
17.40 – 18.00 Paper No. 028
“The Statistical Analysis of Deep Water Current Profiles“
F. Gianfelici, M. Venturi - Snamprogetti
Alternate Paper

Paper No. 113 A
"The Design of HP/HT Deepwater Flowlines: Some Considerations and Proposals"
P.Monti, G.Rota – Saipem Energy International, A.Turconi – Saipem

Thursday, 17th March, 16.00 - 18.30
Chairmen: S. Meli – Eni, R. Pozzi - Edison.
16.00 – 16.25 Paper No. 070
“Transportation Technologies for a Global Gas Market“
C. Alimonti - Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, P. Spano - Eni E&P
16.25 – 16.50 Paper No. 115
"Prediction of Production and Injection Performance of Gas Storage Caverns in Salt Formations"
S. Bagci - Middle East Technical University, E. Öztürk - BOTAS
16.50 – 17.15 Paper No. 072
“Update of Egypt’s LNG Projects“
Ahmed - EGAS
17.15 – 17.40 Paper No. 073
“Recent Advances in GTL Technology“
J. Ahmad, R. A. Mansour - JOWFE Oil Technology Libya, A. M. Gerrard - School of Science and Technology Teesside University UK
17.40 – 18.10 “The Realization of the Western Libya Gas Project”
F. M. Krekshi, J. S. Hawisa – Eni Gas B.V. Libyan Branch
18.10 – 18.30 Paper No. 096
“GREENSTREAM PROJECT. Gas Export System from Libya to Italy”
M. Ciprigno - Eni E&P, A. Ftis - Greenstream BV, A. Agostoni - Eni E&P