Midland 2018-02-05 Monograph 4 Short Course - Instructor: Dr. John Lee

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Monograph 4 Short Course

Dr. W. John Lee, Texas A&M University, will be teaching a one-day “Monograph 4 Short Course”.

Don't miss an opportunity to attend this highly popular class.

When:   Monday, February 5, 2018
Where: The Petroleum Club of Midland
              501 West Wall Street
              Midland, TX  79701

 Class Instruction8:00am - 5:00pm (CDT). Check-in and continental breakfast will begin at 7:30am. Lunch will also be served. Parking is available on-site behind the club.

Online Registration CostA singular price of $950 per person will be collected for Members and/or Guests with credit card in advance.

Please RSVP by Noon Monday, January 29th, 2018

Continuing education certificates will be provided to attendees. The short course will provide 8 professional development hours.

Course DescriptionThis one-day course will provide fundamental background information and concepts to forecast production for developed wells in unconventional, low-permeability reservoirs as covered in SPEE Monograph 4. All 10 chapters of the Monograph will be discussed, but due to the short one-day course duration, the coverage of some background chapters will be limited. The course will emphasize the following concepts:

  • Fluid flow fundamentals
  • Arps' decline model
  • Alternative decline models
  • Rate transient analysis
  • Numerical simulation
  • Uncertainty in forecasts
  • Example forecasts

The objective of the course is to provide participants with sufficient background such that they can use available commercial production forecasting software with more confidence and understanding. In addition, participants may be able to develop personal spreadsheets for special applications.

Participants will receive a copy of the SPEE Monograph 4, supplemental course notes, a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch.

Speaker Bio.John Lee is Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. John holds BS, MS and PhD degrees in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He worked for ExxonMobil early in his career and specialized in integrated reservoir studies. He later joined the Petroleum Engineering faculty at Texas A&M, and became Regents Professor of Petroleum Engineering. While at A&M, he also served as a consultant with S.A. Holditch & Associates, where he specialized in reservoir engineering aspects of unconventional gas resources. He joined the University of Houston faculty in September 2011 and held the Cullen Distinguished University Chair until September 2015. He served as an Academic Engineering Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington during 2007-8, and was a principal architect of the modernized SEC rules for reporting oil and gas reserves. John is the author of four textbooks published by SPE and has received numerous awards from SPE, including the Lucas Medal, the DeGolyer Distinguished Service Medal and Honorary Membership. He is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.

No refunds are available. However, if you are unable to attend, you may send someone else in your place. They must bring a copy of this receipt with them.

For additional information, please contact:

Joe Young-Technical Training Chair

Robert Green-Midland Chapter Chair

For event registration issues, please contact:
Rhonda Gathers-Internet Chair

February 5th, 2018 8:00 AM   through   5:00 PM
501 W. Wall Street
Petroleum Club of Midland
Midland, TX 79701
United States

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