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Tech Talks: Reservoir Suitability for Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects must be safe, environmentally sustainable, regulatory compliant, and cost-effective. Accurate and efficient subsurface evaluation and monitoring provide assurance that CCS wells will operate reliably for their relatively long (>40 years) lifespan and seal dependably post-injection (>100 years).
Join Schlumberger experts Rahul Grover and Nick Fundytus as they discuss how existing reservoir evaluation techniques and new applications with fiberoptics are providing CCS operators the assurance needed to operate with integrity.
This Tech Talk is categorized under the Reservoir technical discipline.
David Gibson (Moderator) (Moderator)
David Gibson is an engineer-turned-entrepreneur. He 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 15-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 public speaker and has been featured on 25+ different industry podcasts and livestreams to date.
Fiber Optics, Geophysics, and Acoustics Product Champion Reservoir Performance
Nick Fundytus is currently the fiber optics, geophysics, and acoustics product champion for Schlumberger’s Reservoir Performance Division. This role involves managing the technology development and commercialization for the aforementioned domains with a focus on providing sustainable solutions to enable the industry to achieve net-zero performance. Prior to that, Nick was the Schlumberger microseismic and fiber optics business development manager. Nick was previously the wireline evaluation services operations manager for North America land and the first wireline global remote operations manager for Schlumberger. Nick earned his BSc in petroleum engineering from the University of Alberta in Canada and has worked for Schlumberger for the past 17 years.
Geological and Geophysical Product Manager Reservoir Performance
Rahul Grover is currently the geological and geophysical product managerfor Schlumberger’s Reservoir Performance Division. This role involves finding technological solutions to energy-industry challenges,building on deep domain knowledge, leveraging integrated technologies,and developing digitally enabledactionable insights. He currently leadsa team of senior staff to define the strategy, create the future technologies roadmap, align research and engineering efforts,and control commercial introductions of technologies that address the future needs of the industry sustainably. Prior to that, Rahul was the global performance manager for a large IOC andhas ledmultiple management roles across the globe. Rahul earned his Bachelor of Engineering degreein electrical and electronics engineering with honors from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India,andhas completed the Digital Business Excellence program from the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked for Schlumberger for the past 18 years.
This SPE Live Tech Talk is sponsored by Schlumberger.
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