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12. to 14. Mar 2018

The Biennial Geophysical Seminar

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The Norwegian Petroleum Society is once again organising its traditional three day geophysical seminar, this time at Fornebu, just outside Oslo centre. The biennial seminar has become popular and recognized throughout the petroleum industry. The themes of these seminars highlight recent achievements, changes and new developments in geophysical techniques relevant to the petroleum industry.

A New Dawn

The current situation in the industry drives the pursuit of different approaches for continuous technology development and the effective application of these technologies. A New Dawn can be a question but also a prophecy. We encourage papers that shed light on the future of geophysical exploration and development. This could be new ways of collaboration, new technology, software development and especially automation or new areas of geophysical applications.

Knowledge sharing is a valuable component for many companies to improve their success and effectiveness, and in these times this appears to be more important than ever. We appreciate all who share their experiences and requested abstract submissions from a broad spectrum of companies operating on the Norwegian continental shelf.

Prior to this conference we called for a wide range of geophysical papers, including studies demonstrating best practices and breakthrough technologies and case studies within exploration and production and how geophysics can be used to increase safe operations related to oil and gas production.

On behalf of the Organising Committee I would like to welcome you to the seminar.

 

Niels Jørgen Ventzel
Chairman of the Organising Committee

Program

Monday 12. March

08:00

Registration

08:45

Welcome and introduction

Niels Jørgen Ventzel, ConocoPhillips

BARENTS SEA CASE STUDIES AND NEW ACQUISITION

Chair: Ruth Synnoeve Haga Pettersen, AkerBP and Anniken Teigen, Petoro
09:00

Key note

Halvfdan Carstens
09:30

TopSeis: Part one - Understanding the challenges and proposing a solution 

Jan-Erik Lie, Lundin
10:00

TopSeis: Part two - Acquisition & processing of the new source-over-cable marine seismic data

Per Eivind Dhelie, Lundin
10:30

BREAK

11:00

High resolution seismic interpretation at Wisting: A breakthrough for shallow reservoir development

Lars Martin Moskvil, OMV
11:30

Seismic re-processing to optimize AVO and resolution in the Wisting field

Geir Apeland, Western
12:00

Full-waveform inversion model building for a shallow reservoir in the Barents Sea

Olivia Lewis, Western
12:30

Award

12:45

LUNCH

FIELD DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION MONITORING

Chair: Massimo Virgilio Schlumberger and Martin Landrø NTNU
13:30

Key note

Mark Thompson, Statoil
14:00

Comparing a suite of acquisition and processing methods on Frigg Gamma and Delta fields

Ruth S. Haga Pettersen, AkerBP
14:30

Seismic imaging of a leaking hydrocarbon field: The Frigg Gamma Structure

Erling Rykkelid, AkerBP
15:00

BREAK

15:30

4D reservoir monitoring on the Bøyla field using full broadband acquisition and processing solutions

Julien Oukili, PGS
16:00

The evolution of Life-of-field 4D seismic monitoring at Valhall

Ross Milne, AkerBP
16:30

Application of modern processing technology and interpretation tools to optimise development well planning adjacent to a salt diapir: the Oda Field, Norwegian North Sea

Peter Mackintosh, Spirit Energy
18:00

GET- TOGETHER

Tuesday 13. March

PROCESSING AND IMAGING

Chair: Vetle Vinje, CGG and Terje Dahl, Statoil ASA
08:30

Key note

Ian Jones
09:00

Exploration across critical angle

Espen H Nilsen, Lundin
09:30

Practical application of geology from seismic diffractions

Stig-Kyrre Foss, Statoil ASA
10:00

BREAK

10:30

Diffraction imaging: Depth-oriented data decomposition in dip angle domain

Prof. Evgeny Landa, PetroTrace
11:00

Towards correct AVA and inversion of OBC data: a new method for estimating reflection angles with an example from the North Sea OBC dataset

Peng Zhao, CGG
11:30

Triple source isolation - a seismic shift for seabed seismic productivity: results from a North Sea field test

Johan Robertsson, Seismic Apparition
12:00

LUNCH

AQUISITION

Chair: Atle Aamodt, PSG and Leila Bencherif-Sørensen, Total
13:00

Key note

Andrew Long, PGS
13:30

Deblending of a large 3D survey acquired with triple sources in the Norwegian Sea

Simon Baldock , TGS
14:00

BREAK

14:30

Efficient Large Scale CSEM Acquisition and 3D Inversion.

Johan Mattsson, PGS
15:00

Experience of triple-source airgun array performance

Gareth Williams, Shearwater
15:30

Advances in imaging deep Norwegian Sea exploration targets

Steffen Bergler, A/S Norske Shell
16:00

Special Feature

Acquisition in in Papua New Guinea. Film and presentation from Total
17:30

APERITIF AND CONFERENCE DINNER

Wednesday 14. March

AVO, INVERSION AND ROCK PHYSICS

Chari: Helmut R. Friesacher, Shell and Mark Andrew Ackers, Centrica
09:00

Key note

Pat Connolly
09:30

Machine-learning assisted reservoir property prediction: a case study from the triassic Snadd and Kobbe formations, Norwegian Barents Sea

Eirik Larsen, Earth Science Analytics AS
10:00

Designing a Permanent Reservoir Monitoring system for the Johan Sverdrup field

Cedric Fayemendy, Statoil ASA
10:30

BREAK

11:00

"Working with effective elastic parameters in (TI) anisotropic media Anisotropic inversion using isotropic modeling"

Peter Mesdag, CGG

CASE STUDIES AND WORKFLOWS

11:30

A new workflow for broadband PP and Converted Wave PS ocean bottom sensor processing from the North Sea

Richard Whitebread, WesternGeco
12:00

Solving imaging challenges in a deep water, complex ooze regime - A case study from the Outer Vøring Area

Sören Naumann, PGS
12:30

Fast prediction and attenuation of internal multiples for quantitative interpretation on the Smørbukk field

Adriana Citlali Ramírez, Statoil ASA

Closing remarks and result from best paper vote

Niels Jørgen Ventzel, ConocoPhillips

Practical information

Venue:

Quality Hotel Expo
Snarøyveien 20, NO-1324 Lysaker, Norway

Conference fee:

NPF personal members NOK 8.900,- plus 25% VAT
Non-npf-members NOK 10.400,- plus 25 % VAT

Payment can be done upon registration by credit card (Master Card/Visa) on our website. If you do not want to pay with creditcard, you can ask the project manager to send you an invoice from Norwegian Petroleum Society (NPF).

The conference fee includes:

  • Conference papers
  • Coffee/tea
  • Lunches

Get-together Monday night

If you only want to attend this evening, please send an e-mail to the project manager: even.isachsen@npf.no 

The price for only the get-together is NOK 800 ex. VAT. The get-together includes tapas & two beverages.

Accommodation:

Please make your reservation when signing up for the conference. Single room rate NOK 1.295 per night to be paid directly to the hotel.

Cancellations:

Cancellations must be received in writing by 26th February 2018, and will be subject to a cancellation fee NOK 2.000 unless a substitute delegate is offered. After this date, the full registration fee will apply, however, substitutions will still be accepted. Substitutions for registered delegates may be made at any time, but we would appreciate prior notification.

In case of cancellation of the conference by the Norwegian Petroleum Society, (NPF), the participant will be refunded the conference fee and/or the exhibition fee. Other expenses the participants may have are not refunded, and is not the responsibility of NPF.

Conference paper:

Extented abstracts from the conference will be available on Internet for those signed up two days before the conference starts.

Programme changes:

It is sometimes necessary to change timing of the programme. The conference organiser will not be liable for any such unavoidable changes.