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Upcoming Events › Industry
Dear Members and Friends of the Foundation, You are invited to attend one of the Professional Development Workshops in February 2017, organized in association with the Safety Institute of Australia (SIA), which will include drinks and finger food on arrival and the screening of ‘Deepwater Horizon’ the movie. Following this will be presentations on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig incident, and its aftermath, by: Cheryl Mackenzie, Investigator at the United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB),appointed as…Find out more »
PESA QLD Shortcourse Date: 22-23 February, 2017 Time: 9am – 5pm each day Venue: The Terrace Room, Royal on the Park, Alice Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 Presenter: David Lowry Details: The course runs for two days. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided. Attendees are asked to bring a laptop or iPad along. Course notes will be provided on USB. Course Outline: The course is spread over 2 full days. Day 1 starts with a simple introduction to valuing a prospect (time…Find out more »
Risking a prospect with a DHI If you assess the geological Chance of Success of a prospect (reservoir, seal, source etc), and then you get some additional information from a DHI which is also uncertain, how should you update your geological risk estimate? A simple gut-feel approach to modifying your prospect risk is likely to be prone to error. A logical approach is to use Bayes Theorem to combine the two sets of uncertain data. However Bayes Theorem can be…Find out more »
The PESA Distinguished Lecturer Tour Dr Mark Tingay PESA NSW Short course: “Fundamentals of Pore Pressure Prediction and Petroleum Geomechanics” Date: Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th March 2017 Course Overview The safe drilling of wells requires detailed pre-drill prediction of pore pressures, fracture gradients and potential wellbore instability. Accurate pore pressure and fracture gradient prediction is vital for several aspects of well planning, such as casing and cementing design, as well as the prevention of potentially disastrous kicks, losses and blowouts.…Find out more »
PESA WA Branch March Technical Luncheon: Seismic Reflections – A look back at the primitive beginnings of a now fine art
Hosted with thanks to our sponsor Spectrum Seismic Reflections A talk by Michael J. Wilson The “Doodlebugger” a term for seismic field personnel was coined in the USA Gulf Coast, in early 1940’s. They work in the most extreme climates, brave the most dangerous countries, and suffer some of the worst wages in the oil and gas industry. Most importantly, doodlebuggers are renowned for their ability to drink massive amounts of alcohol without dying and to find friends in any city,…Find out more »
PESA WA Short course: Fundamentals of Pore Pressure Prediction and Petroleum Geomechanics (2 days) Date: Thursday 23rd March & Friday 24th March 2017 Venue : Mantra Hotel, 305 Murray St, Perth WA 6000 $660 – Members $990 – Non-Members $132 – Student Members (limited to 4 places) – please email email@example.com to waitlist if sold out Members need to sign into the website to book with member rates. Bookings close Monday 20th March 2017 for venue purposes and course…Find out more »
PESA WA evening talk – 23rd March – The 2016 Australian Stress Map: Implications for Petroleum Exploration and Production
Hosted with thanks to our sponsor Spectrum The 2016 Australian Stress Map: Implications for Petroleum Exploration and Production by Dr Mark Tingay Date & Time: Thursday 23rd March, 5.30pm (for talk start at 6.15pm) Cost: PESA Members: $10.00 (Members must Log on to the PESA website to see the member prices) Non-members: $30.00 PESA Students Members: Free (registration is essential) Workshop Attendee: Free (you must register separately for each event) Bookings close 12noon Tuesday…Find out more »