HGS Continuing Education: A Practical Guide to Hydrocarbon Volumetric Calculations and Risking

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Friday, October 13, 2017
Marathon Oil
5555 San Felipe St, Houston, Tx 77056
Speaker: Erik Scott
Company: E&P Geoscience, LLC

A Practical Guide to Hydrocarbon Volumetric Calculations and Risking

Discipline:  Geology/Geophysics 
Level:   Junior to Advanced
Instructor: Dr. Erik Scott
Length:  1 day

Who Should Attend
Geologists and geophysicists working in exploration, development, and production.

YOU WILL LEARN
• Different methods, from simple to more complex, of calculating in-place hydrocarbons
• Ascertaining appropriate input ranges for rock and fluid properties
• Understanding what the outputs of volume calculations represent
• Relating risk to volumes

ABOUT THE COURSE
This course will cover the considerations needed when calculating in-place hydrocarbons and the chance of finding it.  The mechanics of calculating volumes will be covered, however, the focus of the course is on understanding how to determine appropriate rock and fluid property input ranges, implications of the different methods of volume calculation and how the output volumes are modified.  We will also relate the output range of hydrocarbon volumes with different types of risk involved with the oil and gas industry. We will conclude with a discussion on how the volumes and risk numbers are used in economic analysis.

COURSE CONTENT
• Review of the petroleum system elements
• Basic methods of hydrocarbon volume calculations
• Advanced methods of hydrocarbon volume calculations
• Defining ranges of input parameters and effect on volumes
• Understanding risk assessment and how to determine it
• How the calculated volumes and risk will be used in economics

Location:
Marathon Oil – Parking Structure
10th Floor Conference Center
5555 San Felipe St.
Houston, TX 77056

 

Registration:  by 9 AM Thursday, October 12, 2017 :
         $110.00  HGS Members
         $150.00  Non-members
Non-members can save $10 and receive the Member registration price IF they apply for any category of HGS membership online (https://www.hgs.org/membership_overview), as above.
         $80.00  HGS Student Members (Student registration closes 9/29/2017, 1 PM)
 

Visitor Parking is accessed from the driveway between the main Tower and Parking Structure.

Notebook, Certificate of Attendance, Networking Lunch, Continental Breakfast, Coffee and Break refreshments are included in the Registration price.
Doors open at 7:30 AM.  Presentation begins at 8:10 AM
 

Erik Scott is the Principal Geologist for E&P Geoscience, LLC and an Adjunct Professor at Rice University in Houston, Texas. He works on a wide variety of projects in both energy exploration and production. Over his career, he has engaged in petroleum system studies of numerous areas that include the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska, North Sea, offshore West Africa, Southeast Asia, South America, onshore North America and the eastern Mediterranean. He received a Ph.D. in geology from Louisiana State University, studying under Dr. Arnold H. Bouma, with whom he investigated the influence of tectonics and structure on deep water sedimentation based on the turbidite outcrops in the Karoo Basin of South Africa. 

 

October 13th, 2017 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
Marathon Oil Building - 10th Floor Conference Center
5555 San Felipe St.
Houston, TX 77056
United States
Phone: 713-463-9476
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member $ 100.00
Student $ 80.00
non-member $ 140.00
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