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PESA Vic/Tas June Technical Meeting – Challenges of Formation Evaluation in the Gippsland Basin

Wednesday, June 20 @ 12:00 - 14:00

Guest Speaker: Andy Mills, ExxonMobil

Andy commenced his career in the minerals and then coal industry where he eventually became engaged in wireline logging operations. His interest in this technology led him to pursue a change in career to the oil industry where he has spent some 35 years in Formation Evaluation. On top of his broad openhole experience, Andy has specialized in casedhole evaluation, logging tool technology and core analysis

Andy, and his co-author Kumar Kuttan’s talk was presented at the AAPG Conference held in Melbourne in 2015 and captures some of the unique difficulties and solutions to petrophysical evaluation in the Gippsland Basin, covering a 50 year period of operations. Both openhole and casedhole examples will be presented and cover issues such as the freshwater wedge and its impact on hydrocarbon detection and saturation determination, discrimination of gas from oil in shaly sandstones, and contact movement evaluation in a low salinity basin.

 

Details

Date:
Wednesday, June 20
Time:
12:00 - 14:00

Venue

Henry & The Fox
525 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

Organizer

PESA VIC/TAS
Phone:
(03) 8199 0317
Email:
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