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Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Field Labs (EOR)

The Eagle Ford Shale Laboratory: A Field Study of the Stimulated Reservoir Volume, Detailed Fracture Characteristics, and EOR Potential
Dan Hill, Texas A&M University

Chemically Enabled Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery in Multi-Porosity, Hydrothermally Altered Carbonates in the Southern Michigan Basin
Neeraj Gupta and Autumn Haagsma, Battelle

Engineered Water for Improved Oil Recovery from Fractured Reservoirs
Kishore Mohanty, University of Texas at Austin

Subtask 3.1 - Bakken EOR
Jim Sorensen, Energy & Environmental Research Center University of North Dakota

Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery Improvement In Conventional Fields Using Rich Gas
Steven Smith, Energy & Environmental Research Center University of North Dakota

Improving Enhanced Oil Recovery Performance Through Data Analytics and Next-Generation Controllable Completions
Nicholas Azzolina, Energy & Environmental Research Center University of North Dakota

Field Pilot Test of Foam-Assisted Hydrocarbon Gas Injection in Bakken Formations
Mohammad Piri, University of Wyoming and Nagi Nagarajan, Hess Corporation

First Ever Field Pilot on Alaska's North Slope to Validate the Use of Polymer Floods for Heavy Oil EOR
Abhijit Dandekar, University of Alaska Fairbanks and Samson Ning, Hilcorp Alaska, LLC

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Hydraulic Fracturing Technologies

Fully Distributed Acoustic and Magnetic Field Monitoring Via a Single Fiber Line for Optimized Production of Unconventional Resource Plays
Daniel Homa and Gary Pickrell, Virginia Tech University

Large-Volume Stimulation of Rock for Greatly Enhanced Fluids Recovery Using Targeted Seismic-Assisted Hydraulic Fracturing
Raman Singh and Pankaj Sarin, Oklahoma State University, Rami Younis, The University of Tulsa

Demonstration of Proof of Concept of a Multi-Physics Approach for Real-Time Remote Monitoring of Dynamic Changes in Pressure and Salinity in Hydraulically Fractured Networks
Mohsen Ahmadian, University of Texas at Austin

Dynamic Binary Complexes (DBC) as Super-Adjustable Viscosity Modifiers for Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids
Mustafa Akbulut, Texas A&M University

Using Natural Gas Liquids to Recover Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources
Mark Moody, Battelle

All-Digital Sensor System for Distributed Downhole Pressure Monitoring in Unconventional Fields
Hai Xiao, Clemson University

Development and Field-Testing Novel Natural Gas Surface Process Equipment for Replacement of Water as Primary Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid
Griffin Beck, Southwest Research Institute

Development of an Optical Based Single Well Seismic System (OSWS) for Improved Characterization and Monitoring of Fractures in UOG Systems
Bjorn Paulsson, Paulsson

Passive Acoustic Metamaterial Proppants for Advanced Hydraulic Fracture Diagnostics
Jacob Pollock, Oceanit

Acoustic Smart Cement for Well Integrity Diagnostics
Jacob Pollock, Oceanit

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Field Labs (Emerging Plays) and DA/ML

Field Laboratory for Emerging Stacked Unconventional Plays (ESUP) in Central Appalachia
Nino Ripepi, Virginia Tech

Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Laboratory
Ning Liu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Field Evaluation of the Caney Shale as an Emerging Unconventional Play, Southern Oklahoma
Jim Puckette, Oklahoma State University and Andrew Bunger, University of Pittsburgh

Conasauga Shale Research Consortium
John Hickman, University of Kentucky

Unlocking the Tight Oil Reservoirs of the Powder River Basin, Wyoming
Steven Carpenter, University of Wyoming

Improving Production in the Emerging Paradox Oil Play
Brian McPherson, University of Utah

Enabling Cost Effective High Quality Seismic Monitoring of Unconventional Reservoirs with Fiber Optics
Caleb Christensen, MagiQ Technologies

A Novel 'Smart Microchip Proppants' Technology for Precision Diagnostics of Hydraulic Fracture Networks
Amirmasoud Kalantari-Dahaghi, University of Kansas

Early Prediction and Prevention of Frac Screen-Out using Deep Reinforcement Learning
Hamed Soroush, Petrolern, LLC

Enhance Full-Waveform Inversion with Machine Learned Low-Frequency Signals
Wenyi Hu, Advanced Geophysical Technology, Inc.

Friday, October 16, 2020 - Fundamental Research

Numerical and Laboratory Investigations for Maximization of Production from Tight/Shale Oil Reservoirs
Matt Reagan and George Moridis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Mechanistic Approach to Analyzing and Improving Unconventional Hydrocarbon Production
Hari Viswanathan, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Understanding Water Partitioning between Shale Matrix and Fractures to Improve Water Use and Gas Production
Testu Tokunaga and Omotayo Omosebi, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Basin-Specific Geochemistry to Promote Unconventional Efficiency
John Bargar, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Fundamental Understanding of CH4-CO2-H2O Interactions in Shale Nanopores Under Reservoir Conditions
Yifeng Wang, Sandia National Laboratory

A New Framework for Microscopic to Reservoir-Scale Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing and Production: Testing with Comprehensive Data from HFTS and Other Hydraulic Fracturing Field Test Sites
Joe Morris, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Role of Shale Geomechanical Changes in Affecting Gas and Fluid Flow
Dustin Crandall, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Geochemical Reactions Affecting Reservoir Porosity and Permeability
Alexandra Hakala and Christina Lopano, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Shale Microbial Ecology Affecting Reservoir
Djuna Gulliver, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Characterizing CO2 as a Recovery Agent to Mobilize Hydrocarbons from Shale
Angela Goodman, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Oilfield Mineral Scale Management Technology Development
Barbara Kutchko, National Energy Technology Laboratory and Justin Mackey, Leidos

Monday, October 26, 2020 - Offshore

In-Situ Applied Coatings for Mitigating Gas Hydrate Deposition in Deepwater Operations
Carolyn A. Koh, Colorado School of Mines

Hexagonal Boron Nitrate Reinforced Multifunctional Well Cement for Extreme Conditions
Rouzbeh Shahsavari, C-Crete Technologies

Corrosion Resistant Aluminum Components for Improved Cost and Performance of Ultra-Deepwater Offshore Oil Production
Glenn Grant, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Assessing Current and Future Infrastructure Hazards
Lucy Romeo, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Geohazards & Subsurface Uncertainty Modeling
Mackenzie Mark-Moser and Anuj Suhag, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Constraining Kick Signals through Advanced Multi-Phase Data
Janine Carney, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Infrastructure and Metocean Technology
Rodrigo Duran and Mackenzie Mark-Moser, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Relative Permeability for Offshore EOR
Dustin Crandall, National Energy Technology Laboratory

CSEM for Geohazard Identification
Rigel Woodside, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Overview of Well Cement Behavior and Gas Migration During Early Hydration
Eilis Rosenbaum, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Thermodynamic Modeling of Mineral Scale at HPHT
Isaac Gamwo, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - Hydrates

Methane Hydrate Research and Development Program Overview
Joseph Stoffa, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Natural Gas Hydrates in Permafrost and Marine Settings: Resources, Properties, and Environmental Issues
Carolyn Ruppel, United States Geological Survey

Deepwater Methane Hydrate Characterization and Scientific Assessment
Peter Flemings, University of Texas at Austin

Hydromechanical Properties of Hydrate Reservoirs through Pressure Core Analysis: GC 955, Gulf of Mexico
Yi Fang, University of Texas at Austin

Alaska Natural Gas Hydrate Production Testing: Test Site Selection, Characterization and Testing Operation
Tim Collett, United States Geological Survey

Behavior of Sediments Containing Methane Hydrate, Water, and Gas Subjected to Gradients and Changing Conditions
Timothy Kneafsey, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Numerical Studies for the Characterization of Recoverable Resources from Methane Hydrate Deposits
George Moridis and Matthew Reagan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Coupled Hydrologic, Thermodynamic, and Geomechanical Processes of Natural Gas Hydrate Production
Mark White, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Natural Gas Hydrates Research
Yongkoo Seol, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Natural Gas Infrastructure

Resident Inline Robot for Leakage Inspection, Repair, and Prevention of Methane Emissions
Aalap Shah, ULC Robotics

Methane Mitigation Thermoelectric Generator (MMTEG)
John Vega, Gas Technology Institute

Smart Methane Emission Detection System Development
Heath Spidle, Southwest Research Institute

Novel Signatures from Deployed Sensors for Natural Gas Transmission Pipelines
Kayte Denslow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Robust Welding Repair Technology for Oil/Gas Pipelines
Zhili Feng, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

In-Situ Pipeline Coatings for Methane Emissions Mitigation and Quantification from Natural Gas Infrastructure
Matthew Nakatsuka, Oceanit

Development of Advanced Pipeline Materials: Metallic Coatings and Composite Line
Margaret Ziomek-Moroz, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Advanced Sensors for Real-time Monitoring of Natural Gas Pipelines
Ruishu Wright, Jagan Devkota, and Ping Lu, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Field-Based Quantification of Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Infrastructure
Natalie Pekney and Matt Reeder, National Energy Technology Laboratory