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**VIRTUAL** Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma - upcoming workshop Nov. 10-13

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Purpose and Scope

Gas and oil-bearing shales/mudstones are generally organically-rich, fine-grained sedimentary rocks capable of producing hydrocarbons upon artificial fracturing. The most common challenges are to identify the economically viable zones for production and to define optimal stimulation methods for these intervals. 

This workshop will emphasize lessons learned from operators and researchers associated with the Oklahoma shale gas and oil exploration and development arena for the various regions in Oklahoma with particular emphasis on the Caney, Goddard and Woodford Shales. Presentations will focus on the geologic, petrophysical, geochemical, petrographic, mineralogical, reservoir characterization and modeling, and engineering factors including sequence stratigraphy, diagenesis, palynological analysis, image and data analysis - that are beneficial for commercial production.

Online workshop series (3 presentations/day)

November 10: Technical program (~2 hours)

November 11: Technical program (~2 hours)

November 12: Technical program (~2 hours)

November 13: Technical program (~2 hours)

Registration

The event has ended and registration is now closed. 

PDH/CEU Information

This workshop has been approved for PDH/CEU by AIPG. Attending this virtual workshop will earn you 10 PDH = 1 CEU.

There is a minimal fee of $50 to cover administrative activities for those seeking credits. Registration for all other attendees is FREE.

Virtual Field Trip

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Presentations

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

10:00-10:45

An Overview of Oklahoma Shale Resource Plays

        Fnu Suriamin*, Brian Cardott, Abbas Seyedolali (Oklahoma Geological Survey)

Ming Suriamin presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

10:45-11:15

Geochemical characterization of the Upper Mississippian Goddard Formation, Noble Ranch Group, and related oils in the Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma

        Catherine A. Pearson and R. Paul Philp* (School of Geosciences, University of Oklahoma)

Paul Philp presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:15-11:45

The Goddard Shale in the eastern Anadarko Basin: understanding an exceptionally productive mudrock reservoir with fluid-sensitive clay

        Justin D. Spears*, and Jack C. Pashin (Boone Pickens School of Geology, Oklahoma State University)

Justin Spears presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:45-12:00 Discussions

 

 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

10:00-10:30

Integrated geological and geochemical characterization of the Mississippian Caney Shale, Oklahoma - Subsurface and outcrops delineation

        Abbas Seyedolali (Oklahoma Geological Survey)

Please contact Abbas Seyedolali if you're interested in viewing the video of his presentation. 

10:30-11:00

Palynological Characterization of the Caney Shale and Associated Strata, Oklahoma, USA

        Thomas Demchuk1, Salih Mahdi2 and Fernando Mantilla-Duran(1RPS Energy, 20405 Tomball Parkway, Bldg. 2, Ste. 200, Houston, TX 77070, 2RPS Energy, Century House, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 7TL, United Kingdom)

Thomas Demchuk presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:00-11:30

Characterization of a Caney Shale core from the actively producing Caney play in the Ardmore Basin, Oklahoma

        Allan Hemmy*, Steven Warshauer, and Jeff Lawton (BNK Petroleum (US) Inc., Camarillo, CA)

Allan Hemmy presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:30-12:00 Discussions

 

 

Thursday, November 12, 2020

10:00-10:30

Geology of the Woodford Shale in Oklahoma

        Richard Brito* and Roger Slatt

Richard Brito presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

10:30-11:00

A Detailed Geochemical and Stratigraphic Analysis of the Woodford Petroleum System, Oklahoma – Generation, Migration and Reservoir Character

        J.B. Curtis*, J.E. Zumberge, and S. W. Brown (GeoMark Research Ltd.)

John Curtis presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:00-11:30

Rock volatiles of Woodford Shale cuttings and cores from the Anadarko and Arkoma basins

        Michael P. Smith (Advanced Hydrocarbon Stratigraphy) 

Mike Smith presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:30-12:00 Discussions

 

 

Friday, November 13, 2020

10:00-10:30

Application of Quantitative Facies Analysis to Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, and Geochemistry of Unconventional Resources

        Ariel Malicse (Malletsee, Inc.)

Ariel Malicse presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

10:30-11:00

Woodford Shale Enclosed Mini-Basin Fill on the Hunton Paleo Shelf: A Depositional Model for Unconventional Resource Shales

        Emilio Torres (University of Oklahoma)

Emilio Torres presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop

11:00-11:30

High Resolution Unconventional Reservoir Modeling of Devonian Strata in Oklahoma Utilizing Rock Volatile Analysis

        Jamar Bynum1*, Mike Smith2, Christopher Smith2, and Kristian Cozyris1 (1Baker Hughes and 2 Advanced Hydrocarbon Stratigraphy)

Jamar Bynum presents at the Oklahoma Geological Survey's Shale Resource Plays of Oklahoma workshop.

11:30-12:00 Discussions

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