2017 Louisiana Energy Research and Development Forum - Petroleum R&D

Session Chair: Dr. Boyun Guo, UL Petroleum Engineering & the UL Energy Institute of Louisiana

0900 - A meshless BEM-based algorithm for discrete fracture network modeling Presented by: Yin Feng, University of Louisiana, USA

0930 - From images to rock properties Presented by: Arash Aghaei, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA

1000 - Performance of torgue vibrator from increasing ROP in hard rock drilling Presented by: Xiaohua Zhu, Southwest Petroleum University , China

1030 - Internet of things (IoT): opportunities for the energy industry Presented by: Magdy Bayoumi, University of Louisiana, USA

1100 - Using source function to solve fluid flow in porous media Presented by: Chengyong Li, Chengdu University of Technology, China

1130 - Preformed particle gels for water conformance control applications Presented by: Abdulmohsin Imqam, Missouri University for Science & Technology, USA


Session Chair: Dr. Fathi Boukadi, UL Petroleum Engineering & Energy Institute of Louisiana

0100 – Big Data & Machine Learning for Oil & Gas Presented by: Henry Chu & Raju Gottumukkala, University of Louisiana, USA

0130 - A new MPD method based on multiphase flow wellbore pressure prediction Presented by: Baojiang Sun, China University of Petroleum-Huadong, China

0200 - Displacement effiency in cementing demystified Presented by: John McCormick, Pegaus Vertex, Inc., USA

0230 - Major trends affecting Louisiana energy markets Presented by: Eric Smith, Tulane University, USA

0315 - INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AUTOMATION (ISA) PANEL: STATE OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY - TODAY AND TOMORROW: CHALLENGES/OPPORTUNITIES – Discussion Leader: Honorable Fred Mills (LA-SEN)/Invited Panel Members: Honorable Scott Angelle (Director of BSEE, USA); Mr. John Perre (Retired Hess Corp. Executive [Production Engineering]); Mr. Bryan Hanks (President, BETA Land Services & Chairman of LOGA Board of Directors); Dr. Mark E. Zappi (Executive Director of the UL Energy Institute of Louisiana); and, Mr. David Boulet (Former LA-DNR Assistant Secretary - Office of Mineral Resources & General Manager, Industrial Cooling Towers, LLC)

0430 - Big data solutions in the energy industry Presented by: Henry Chu, University of Louisiana, USA




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