SPE Online Education
Future of Intelligent Completions in Reservoir Management
Recorded On: 04/28/2021
Intelligent Completions play a significant role in the transformation of Oil & Gas industry. Components of Intelligent Completions have evolved over time with step changes seen in computational capabilities and the ongoing push towards automation. Over the years, Intelligent Completions have proven to be instrumental in the optimization of operating wells and reservoir management. In this webinar, we will discuss the Future of Intelligent Completions in Reservoir Management. Focus will be on the role of Intelligent Completions in reservoir monitoring and surveillance. The underlying decision criteria for completing wells with intelligent over conventional completions will be explained. Case studies to demonstrate examples where Intelligent Completions are a must-have versus good-to-have will also be presented. We will also discuss the future advancements in the technology space of Intelligent Completions. In this age of digitization and artificial intelligence, Intelligent Completions are expected to play a crucial role in the total recovery of fields.
This webinar is categorized under the Completions technical discipline.
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Reservoir Engineer Advisor, Occidental Oil & Gas Co.
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’.
Dr. Paul Joseph
Program Manager, Baker Hughes
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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