SPE Online Education
Future of Intelligent Completions – Case Study From GOM
Recorded On: 01/26/2023
In this webinar, we focus on the role of sliding sleeves in reservoir management and production optimization. We take a closer look at smart completions and demonstrate its application using a case study from deep waters in Gulf of Mexico showcasing benefits gained by the technology by providing flexibility to adapt to challenges faced during the life of a well.
This webinar is categorized under the Completions technical discipline.
All content contained within this webinar is copyrighted by Leila Bannister and Indira Saripally and its use and/or reproduction outside the portal requires express permission from Leila Bannister and Indira Saripally.
Leila Bannister is a Staff Senior Reservoir Engineer with Occidental Petroleum with over 10 years of experience in the industry. The first 9 years of her career were spent in operations during which she worked in the Denver-Julesburg Basin(DJ), the Eagleford Basin, and various offshore platforms/projects in the Gulf of Mexico. In her current role, she is a Reservoir Engineer for Marlin Platform. Leila has a BS degree from Texas Tech University where she majored in Petroleum Engineering.
Indira Saripally is a Reservoir Engineer Advisor at Occidental Oil & Gas Co.(Oxy) with over 13 years of experience in the industry. She has worked in many roles in the Reservoir Engineering domain – from reservoir management, to international business development, as well as specialized technical roles such as simulation modeling in fields with secondary and tertiary recovery mechanisms. She has worked in both US-domestic energy sector, and in the Middle East. She is presently based in Houston. In her current role she manages fields in the Gulf of Mexico. Indira’s technical interests include reservoir surveillance and mature fields development.
Indira has Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University. She has been actively involved with regional SPE chapters since 2005. She is currently a technical reviewer for SPE Peer-Reviewed Journal. She is also the Associate Technical Editor of the SPE publication, ‘The Way Ahead’.
Paul Joseph (Moderator)
Dr. Paul Joseph is a Program Manager in Intelligent Production Systems at the Center for Technology Innovation of Baker Hughes in Houston, TX. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, he worked as a Product Development Engineer at Sercel Inc and Payload System Engineer at Lockheed Martin Corp in Houston. Paul has over 25 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry. His professional interests include technology innovation, research and development, engineering and field operations, intelligent completions, enhanced oil recovery and production optimization. Paul has a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University, AL.
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