Tech Talks: Equinor and Schlumberger — Deep Transient Testing on Wireline

Kåre Otto Eriksen of Equinor embarked on a journey with Schlumberger over fourteen (14) years to produce a deep transient testing solution on Wireline. While Kåre didn’t know Ashers Partouche at the time, Ashers lead the ten (10) year design and development of the deep transient testing tool to bring this solution to life. The pair will discuss the collaboration between the two companies that made deep transient testing on wireline a reality, as well as the benefits and applications of this newly available methodology.

Topics covered in this Tech Talk include:

1. Introduction of Deep Transient Testing Wireline

2. How did the concept of Deep Transient testing on Wireline get developed? 

3. How are we using this technology today?

4. How both see this technology evolving in the future.

This Tech Talk is categorized under the Data Science and Engineering technical discipline.

David Gibson (Moderator)


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David Gibson has earned a reputation as a disruptive thought leader in the field of emerging oilfield technology.An engineer-turned-entrepreneur, David now owns and manages Gibson Reports, a MWD and Directional Drilling market research firm as well as a partner and board member for several start-up companies. Launching his oilfield career as a UTA-trained Mechanical Engineer, David has a 14-year track record of working for both major and independent service providers in global and domestic onshore and offshore capacities operating a wide range of tools from survey-on-connection to offshore penta-combos.Serving in leadership roles ranging from Sub-Committee Chair to Board of Directors in several professional oil and gas associations like IADD, SPE, AADE and IADC, David is a highly-requested public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.Known for his catchphrase, "know your industry", David's core mission is to drive the oil and gas industry toward a more knowledgeable, sustainable future.

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Ashers Partouche

Wireline Formation Testing Product Champion


Ashers Partouche  is the Ora Product Champion, based in Houston, Texas. In his role he oversees all the new technology development for Ora and WL formation testing from initial requirement to deployment in the market. Prior to his current role, he was the Ora Program Manager leading the team that developed the new platform. After joining Schlumberger in 2001, he has spent 20 years in various role within Technology Development from Engineer to Program Manager developing downhole technologies for both Wireline and LWD applications. He holds a Master of  Science degree from Purdue University and an Engineering Degree from ENSMA in France.

Kåre Otto Eriksen

Senior Specialist Exploration


This SPE Live Tech Talk is sponsored by Schlumberger.



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