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TUESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER, 2023

FOCUS > COST OPTIMISATION & PRODUCTION THROUGHPUT | AUTOMATION & DIGITALISATION | SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY | CORROSION, SCALE, H2S & PARAFFIN MITIGATION & MANAGEMENT | PRODUCED WATER MANAGEMENT | DECARBONATION & CARBON CAPTURE

8:00am Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:50am Chairperson Introduction and Opening Remarks

Junior Nsiah, Managing Director, GSN
Giulia Ness, Director, Flow Confidimus

TOTAL LIFECYCLE COST REDUCTION

KEYNOTE E&P PANEL DISCUSSION

9:00am - 9:40am Sharing Best Practices to Optimise Chemical Management Cost from End-To-End in New & Ageing Assets

  • Debating how effective new chemicals are for lowering cost and increasing effectiveness.

  • Find out how operators are adopting digitalisation technologies to optimise efficiencies and bring down big costs.

  • Debating how the industry is tackling the rising price of chemicals.

  • Discussing best practices to reduce costs in new and ageing assets, what future challenges do they see.

  • Discussion on how more concentrated, and active chemical can slash treatment costs significantly.

Ragnhild Nautnes, Senior Production Chemist, OKEA ASA

Daniyar Orzhanov, Head of Production, Total Energies

Alireza Forooghi, Lead Production and Flow Assurance Engineer, Neptune Energy

Ennery Leon, Corrosion Engineer, TAQA Global

H2S REMOVAL

9:40am - 10:10am H2S – An Increasing Challenge

  • Reservoir souring

  • H2S scavenger injection strategies

  • Operational challenges related to H2S and the H2S Scavenger

Ragnhild Nautnes, Senior Production Chemist, OKEA ASA

10.10am Networking Refreshment Break

10:40am - 11:10am AAU Research on Innovative Management of H2S Scavenging of Natural Gas with MEA-Triazine

Marco Maschietti, Associate Professor, Aalborg University Denmark

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

11:10am - 11:40am Environmentally Acceptable Anti-Agglomerant for the Most Stringent Environmentally Conscious Regions

Goswinus de Kruijff, Lab Manager & Research Scientist, Clariant Oilfield Services

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

11:40am - 12:10pm Challenges in Supplying Oilfield Specialty Chemicals in New Markets

Daniyar Orzhanov, Head of Production, Total Energies

DIGITALISATING OILFIELD CHEMICAL MANAGEMENT

12:10pm - 12:40pm Protecting Wells from Scale and Corrosion using Cloud Automation

  • Case study of how automated scale risk analysis saves time, increases production, and reduces downtime

  • Lessons learned during implementation of scale monitoring in the Bakken field

  • Review of future improvements including corrosion risk, scale kinetics, and inhibition

Mike Alff, Business Development Director, OLI Systems

12:40pm - Networking Lunch Break 

ASSET INTEGRITY, CORROSION MANAGEMENT & SCALE INHIBITION

1:40pm - 2.10pm Use of Electrical Resistance (ER) Probes For Monitoring Internal Corrosion in the Oil & Gas Industry

 

  • Electrical resistance probes (ER) and its selection

  • Advantages and limitations from ER probes

  • Interpretation of ER probe data

Ennery Leon, Corrosion Engineer, TAQA Global

2:10pm - 2:20pm Research Oriented Towards Scale Management in the Oil & Gas Reservoir

  • Mechanism of scale formation 

  • Static Adsorption & compatibility test

  • Modelling of FeS formation in static thermodynamics conditions

Khosro Jarrahian, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Heriot-Watt University 

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION

 

2:20pm - 3:00pm See a Comparison of Different Scale Inhibitors: Cost, Capabilities & How They Work

  • Cutting-edge developments in scale inhibitors – have we found the Holy Grail?

  • Comparing cost and capabilities to determine what delivers the best results in terms of eradicating scale.

  • Learn best practices on effectively injecting the right dosage of scale squeezers at the right time to proactively prevent issues.

Emmanuel Ajayi, Production Chemist, Spirit Energy

Stephen Heath, Director, Creative Chemical Solutions Ltd

Khosro Jarrahian, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Heriot-Watt University 

PRODUCED WATER/WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT & REINJECTION

3:00pm Afternoon Networking Break

3:30pm - 4:00pm Ecological Transformation for Water Treatment Management

  • Decarbonisation of Chemical supply Chain through Sustainable design.

  • Strategies to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Chemicals

  • Chemical optimisation through Digitalisation

Iain Scott, Business Development Manager, Veolia Water Technologies

PARAFFIN WAX INHIBITION

4:00pm - 4:30pm Wax Inhibitors: Tackling Design and Operational Challenges for Efficient Oilfield Operations

  • Explore the mechanisms by which wax inhibitors function to prevent wax deposition in oilfield operations

  • Common challenges faced during the deployment of wax inhibitors

  • Explore novel formulations and beneficial application techniques

Alireza Forooghi, Lead Production and Flow Assurance Engineer, Neptune Energy

CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE 

4:30pm - 5.00pm Development of a State of the Art Facility for CCUS & Hydrogen Applications: Lessons Learned from a Constructive Collaboration Towards Net-Zero Target

  • The importance of thermodynamic properties of CO2 and H2 rich streams.

  • Industry expectations in the area of thermodynamics of CCUS & Hydrogen economy systems.

  • How a manufacturer & an end user collaborate together to address a big challenge in the energy transition sector.

  • Development of unique thermodynamic testing facility for both CCUS & Hydrogen applications.

Edris Joonaki, Industrial Consultant/Technical Lead Energy Transition, UK National Engineering Laboratory

5:00pm Closing Remarks

5:10pm - 6:00pm Networking Drinks Reception

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