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SPE/IADC Virtual International
Drilling Conference and Exhibition

8–12 March 2021 | Online (GMT)

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Schedule

This event will be held in GMT time zone

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1300
  1. 120 mins
    • Special Session
1500
  1. 90 mins
    • Diversity and Inclusion

    After the most unexpected and extraordinary year, where both as an industry and individuals we have been fighting for survival due to the Global Pandemic, the Drilling and Wells Community considers the impacts on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and takes expert advice on how we can all make a difference!

  2. 60 mins
    • Special Session
0900
  1. 30 mins
    • Opening Session
1330
  1. 120 mins
    • Technical
  2. 120 mins
    • Technical
    This session comprehends three emerging fields in the well construction industry: geothermal, nuclear waste and carbon sequestration wells. The presenters will discuss how synergies with oil and gas p ...
  3. 120 mins
    • Technical
    This session will present various novel completion techniques and methods for liners and open-hole operations. New and successful cleanup techniques of open-hole horizontal and multilateral wells will ...
1530
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    As automated drilling has moved into the mainstream, the degree of sophistication of the accompanying models in support of its implementation continues to grow. This session provides an insight into s ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Stick slip and unwanted torsional dynamics continue to cause damage to drill bits, mud motors, and other downhole tools. Significant non-productive time can be prevented through proper understanding, ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Cracking under Pressure: This short session addresses non-cementitious isolation technologies, evaluation techniques to 'see' the robustness of annular seals and the quality of casing in the annulus, ...
1100
  1. 90 mins
    • Plenary
    Details coming soon
1200
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    There is a growing pressure on oil and gas companies to not only deliver financially but also to reflect the investor's human values. In this session, we will look at case studies that showcase projec ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    This session highlights how advanced drilling-dynamics models and high-quality data can be applied to understand and overcome typical oilfield drilling challenges. The topics include an intelligent di ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    This short session addresses new technologies for ensuring more robust and predictable isolation techniques in a range of downhole environmental conditions, encompassing the use of novel materials to ...
1230
  1. 75 mins
    • Special Session
    Details Coming Soon
1600
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    The digitalization of all aspects of drilling is happening at a mind-boggling pace. This session explores some of the latest advancements in this space including one company’s journey of leveraging mu ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    This session explores the impacts and the importance of preventing well control and well integrity accidents in our industry. Two papers focus on the improvement of planning and execution of drilling ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Reality in Practice: This session comprehensively addresses a range of techniques used while planning, executing and evaluating well construction. The session encompasses validation of circulating tem ...
1200
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Deep learning applications attempt to teach computers to do what comes naturally to humans; to learn by example. This session will show great examples of how this technique can be applied to optimise ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Wellbore placement involves the engineering, technology, and know-how required to geometrically position the different types of wells in the reservoir while avoiding existing wells and geohazards. As ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    This session highlights a novel approach to drilling and completion fluids. The topics include a successful clean-up fluid selection, pressure-loss estimation technique and lost-circulation control te ...
1400
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Wellbore placement involves the engineering, technology, and know-how required to geometrically position the different types of wells in the reservoir while avoiding existing wells and geohazards. As ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    As MPD moves to increasingly more complex environments, we face escalating challenges in MPD and riser equipment design. This session addresses lessons learned from the deployment of a next generation ...
1600
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    The papers and posters presented provide insight into novel technologies in the field of Computer Vision and Data Analytics applied to a variety of issues within drilling operations. The topics includ ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Are we entering an era where it may be possible to directionally drill without the need for conventional MWD and/or Gyroscopic survey systems in the BHA? In this session we hear about how the seismic ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
1200
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    The papers and posters presented provide insight into novel drilling optimization techniques developed to optimize drilling efficiency, improve ROP, advise drillers and automatic drillers, and better ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    It is well recognised that automation of directional drilling processes drives consistency and frees up our traditional directional driller to monitor and optimize wellbore delivery. Wellbore quality, ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    Casing and tubing design plays a critical role in well construction and production operations. Our industry has created a comprehensive and evolving methodology to approach the design of tubulars. Thi ...
1400
  1. 90 mins
    • Technical
    While apparently simple, the rig-wellbore hydraulic system involves a complex interaction of many quantities that change continuously with pressure and temperature. Their interactions directly affect ...
  2. 90 mins
    • Technical
    The Innovative Technologies session highlights some of the most recent technological advancements currently being used within the industry. The first paper describes the use of historical surface data ...
  3. 90 mins
    • Technical
    The session will present current operating philosophy and background on wired pipe and then its application from an operator's point of view. This will focus on the use of along string measurements to ...
1600
  1. 60 mins
    • Technical
    This short session presents a discussion of the latest advances in well abandonment proven in challenging operational environments. Utilizing novel analysis and procedures, these findings have global ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Technical
    Long term or 'life of well' zonal isolation is of utmost importance in well design. This session will address implementing shale as a well barrier in new wells and also the investigation of activated ...
  3. 60 mins
    • Technical
    The drilling fluid is critical in controlling the physical integrity of the well. Failing to properly manage the density and rheology can result in well control issues, wellbore instability or catastr ...

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