Module 1: Overview of Petroleum Geomechanics

Recorded On: 11/14/2018

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The focus of this webinar will be on defining what geomechanics is, why/when it is important in oilfield operations, and the history and technical competence of geomechanics. This webinar is primarily focused on decision-makers and less-technical individuals who have a need to understand geomechanics from a cost/value perspective, but who would not be expected to specify or evaluate geomechanics services themselves.

To purchase this course as part of the series, go to: Introduction to Petroleum Geomechanics: A Three Part Series.

This webinar is categorized under the Reservoir discipline.  

Dr. Neal Nagel

Chief Engineer, OilField Geomechanics LLC

Dr. Nagel has over 30 years of industry experience having worked for ConocoPhillips for 20 years and as a consultant since then. He is a well-known expert in petroleum geomechanics and, specifically, the geomechanics of Unconventionals. Nagel has given many invited SPE, AAPG, HGS, SEG, and SPWLA presentations and training courses and has authored or coauthored more than 50 technical papers, with 20+ related to Unconventionals, including a keynote presentation at the 2014 SPE HFTC. He is currently the chairman of the SPE Geomechanics Technical Section, a recent petroleum geomechanics track lead for the annual ARMA conference, is a past SPE Distinguished Lecturer (2004 and 2016), was chief editor of the 2010 SPE Monograph on Solids Injection, and has served on the SPE Drilling and Completions Committee and been a local SPE section officer.

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11/14/2018 at 9:30 AM (EST)   |  90 minutes
11/14/2018 at 9:30 AM (EST)   |  90 minutes
20 Questions
0.15 CEU/1.5 PDH credits credits  |  Certificate available
0.15 CEU/1.5 PDH credits credits  |  Certificate available