Recent Key Publications

2019

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Supporting Mexico’s New Oil Output Vision with the Application of Microfluidics Technologies
Authors: EL-AAYI J., DIAB S., GANZER L. & WEGNER J.
The Mexican Petroleum Congress (Congreso Mexicano del Petróleo, CMP), 19 -22 June 2019
Léon, Mexico

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Can Machines Learn to Pick Horizons in Post-Stack Data?
Authors: YALCINOGLU L. & STOTTER C.
81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 3-6 June 2019
London, UK

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Back to Basics – Building an Exploration Geological Model from Drill Cuttings
Authors: TIAINEN S.
81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 3-6 June 2019
London, UK

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SPE-195553-MS
Investigation of Pore-Scale Mechanisms of Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery MEOR Using Microfluidics Application.

Authors: GAOL C., WEGNER J., GANZER L., DOPFFEL N., KOEGLER F., BOROVINA A. & ALKAN H.
SPE Europec featured at 81st EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 3-6 June 2019
London, UK

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Wettability Alteration of Microfluidic Rock-on-a-Chip Devices to Replicate Reservoir Conditions.
Authors: SAEFKEN S., WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
DGMK/ÖGEW, 25-26 April 2019
Celle, Germany

2018

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Is it worth the effort? — Why state-of-the art reprocessing of old seismic data was an indispensable tool for a reservoir simulation study in the Murzuq Basin (Libya).
Authors: STOTTER C., BURLAKOV A., ABLIKOV D., RIEGER R. & ZEGLAM A.
First Break, Vol 36, No 12, pp. 127 – 135, December 2018

EAGE Geosciences

A New Approach to Reduce Uncertainty in Reservoir Characterization of Unconventional Tight Gas Fields in Western U.S. Basins Using Saturation Height Modelling.
Authors: TADAYONI M. & ABDOLLAHIAN A.
EAGE Conference on Reservoir Geoscience, Oral Presentation, 3-5 December 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Can machines learn to pick first breaks as humans do?
Authors: YALCINOGLU L. & STOTTER C.
First EAGE/PESGB Workshop on Machine Learning, 29-30 November 2018
London, UK

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SPE-192780-MS:
Advanced Assisted History Matching of a Large Mature Oil Field Based on a Huge Number of Grid-Block Level Parameters and Saturation Functions.
Authors: ALMUALLIM H., GANZER L., UEMATSU H., BELLAH S. & VIRLAN V.
Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC), 12-15 November 2018
Abu Dhabi, UAE

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A Novel Approach to Assisted History Matching Saves Time and Cost.
Authors: KRATZER, D.
GOTECH Gas & Oil Technology Showcase and Conference, 23-25 October 2018
Dubai, UAE

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The benefits of state-of-the-art reprocessing of seismic data to reservoir simulation studies – A case study from a giant oil field in Libya.
Author: STOTTER C.
GOTECH Gas & Oil Technology Showcase and Conference, 23-25 October 2018
Dubai, UAE

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Revealing Hidden Reservoir Features During History Matching Using An Adjoint Method.
Authors: AWOFODU D.D., GANZER L. & ALMUALLIM H.
ECMOR XVI 2018 – 16th European Conference on the Mathematics of Oil Recovery, 3-6 September 2018
Barcelona, Spain

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Estimating Permeability Using a Reservoir Quality Data-set Derived from Drill Cuttings: an Example from Pakistan.
Authors: TIAINEN S., CUBITT C. J. & SIEDL W.
80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 11-14 June 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

EAGE Copenhagen 2018

Seismic Attributes, Cuttings Analysis and GDE Mapping, Enabling Reservoir Quality Prediction. An Example from Pakistan.
Authors: CUBITT C. J., SIEDL W., TIAINEN S. & AZEEM A.
80th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 11-14 June 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

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Filling in Exploration White Space: Using Geoscience to Constrain Exploration Play Uncertainty.
Author: CUBITT C. J.
13th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 5-8 March 2018
Kingdom of Bahrain

2017

Rapid and Cost-Efficient Investigations of EOR Processes Using Microfluidics Technologies: Working towards a flexible and powerful “Rock-on-a-Chip” platform
Authors: GANZER L., WEGNER J. & KRATZER D.
IEA-EOR Workshop & Symposium, 28 September 2017
Riviera Maya, Mexico

Paris 2017

Using Wigner-Ville Distribution Properties for Thin Bed Identification.
Author: STOTTER C.
SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June 2017
Paris, France

Paris 2017

SPE-185874-MS
Reservoir Management of Skjold: A Mature, Waterflooded, Fractured Chalk Field in the North Sea.
Authors: HARRER A. & ORMAN J.
SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June 2017
Paris, France

Paris 2017

SPE-185820-MS
Rock-on-a-Chip Devices for High p, T Conditions and Wettability Control for the Screening of EOR Chemicals.
Authors: WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June 2017
Paris, France

Paris 2017

SPE-185814-MS
Advanced Flow Behavior Characterization of Enhanced Oil Recovery Polymers using Glass-Silicon-Glass Micromodels that Resemble Porous Media.
Authors: ROCK A., HINCAPIE R. E., WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June 2017
Paris, France

Paris 2017

SPE-185827-MS
Comprehensive Evaluation of the EOR Polymer Viscoelastic Phenomenon at Low Reynolds Number.
Authors: BE M., HINCAPIE R. E., ROCK A., GAOL C. L., TAHIR M. & GANZER L.
SPE Europec featured at 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June 2017
Paris, France

LACPEC 2017

SPE-185489-MS
Oil Mobilization by Viscoelastic Flow Instabilities Effects during Polymer EOR: A Pore-Scale Visualization Approach.
Authors: HINCAPIE R., ROCK R., WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
SPE Latin America and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference, 17-19 May 2017
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Does Sole Optimization of Objective Functions Yield Predictive Reservoir Models?
Authors: HARRER A. & WALITSCH R.
SPE Workshop: Data Enabled Operational Excellence – The Value of Information in Oilfield Operations, 16-17 May 2017
Leoben, Austria

2017 NIORC of Norway

Pore-scale Visualization of Oil Recovery by Viscoelastic Flow Instabilities during Polymer EOR.
Authors: ROCK A., HINCAPIE R. E., WEGNER J., FOEDISCH H. & GANZER L.
IOR 2017 – 19th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, 24-27 April 2017
Stavanger, Norway

LACMFS 2017

SPE-184951-MS
Enhancing Reservoir Understanding in Mature Fields: Adjoint-State Method Applied to a Semi-Synthetic Model.
Authors: AWOFODU D.D., GANZER L. & ALMUALLIM H.
SPE Latin America and Caribbean Mature Fields Symposium, 15-16 March 2017
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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Can a Fractured Reservoir be Characterised without BHI Data? A Carbonate Field Example from the Sicily Channel, Italy.
Authors: CUBITT C. J., PACE P., STEINER-LUCKABAUER C. & RIVA A.
AAPG Regional Conference, 18-19 January 2017
Larnaca, Cyprus

2016

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SPE-181916-MS
Systematic Study of Viscoelastic Properties During Polymer-Surfactant Flooding in Porous Media.
Authors: ELHAJJAJI R., HINCAPIE R E., TAHIR M., ROCK A., WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference and Exhibition, 24-26 October 2016
Moscow, Russia

Vienna 2016

GDE Based Play Maps – The Traps for Young Players.
Authors: CUBITT C. J., TIAINEN S. & QUAST P.
78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 30 May-2 June 2016
Vienna, Austria

Vienna 2016

Pore-scale Visualization of Polymer Viscoelasticity Using Particle Tracing in Glass-Silicon-Glass Micromodels.
Authors: ROCK A., HINCAPIE R., WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 30 May-2 June 2016
Vienna, Austria
Best Student Paper, EAGE First Break, Volume 34, Issue 7, July 2016

Petroleum Geoscience

Resolving Complex Communication Beyond Geological and Geophysical Data Resolution: An Example from an Underground Gas Storage Facility in the Austrian Molasse Basin.
Authors: THÜRSCHMID G., HARRER A., GRUBER W. & GRIESS B.
Petroleum Geoscience, Vol 22, No 1, pp. 47-57, 1 February 2016

2015

2015 LACPEC

SPE-177196-MS
Impact of Connate Water Replacement on Chemical EOR Processes.
Authors: FOEDISCH H., WEGNER J., HINCAPIE R. E. & GANZER L.
SPE Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference, 18-20 November 2015
Quito, Ecuador

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SPE-174689-MS
An Approach to Determine Polymer Viscoelasticity under Flow through Porous Media by Combining Complementary Rheological Techniques.
Authors: HINCAPIE R. E., DUFFY J., O’GRADY C. & GANZER L.
SPE Asia Pacific Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference, 11-13 August 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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SPE-174648-MS
Novel Visualisation of Chemical EOR Flooding Using a Lab-on-a-Chip Setup Supported by an Extensive Rheological Characterisation.
Authors: WEGNER J., HINCAPIE R. E., FÖDISCH H. & GANZER L.
SPE Asia Pacific Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference, 11-13 August 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

IAS Krakow 2015

How to upscale detailed sedimentological analysis for use in static and dynamic modelling: Examples from clastic and mixed carbonate/clastic depositional systems.
AUTHORS: CUBITT C.J., TIAINEN S., THUERSCHMID G.
Abstract Book of 31st IAS meeting of Sedimentology, 22-25 June 2015
Krakow, Poland

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The Petrophysical Characterisation of Shale Volume In Unconsolidated Core Using Calculated Grain Sizes.
AUTHORS: STEINER-LUCKABAUER C. & CUBITT C.J.
77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 1-4 June 2015
Madrid, Spain

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Play Fairway Mapping – Using Well Based Data to Build Gross Depositional Environments and Common Risk Segment Maps.
AUTHOR: CUBITT C.J.
77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, 1-4 June 2015
Madrid, Spain

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Play Reservoir Quality Controls of Volcanoclastic Upper Sarir Sediments in the Hameimat Trough, Sirte Basin, Libya.
AUTHORS: CUBITT C.J., GRUBER W., ELSAEITI H. & SHOWESHEEN N.
77th EAGE Conference & Exhibition, 1-4 June 2015
Madrid, Spain

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Visualization of connate water replacement during flooding experiments using Glass-Silicon-Glass micromodels.
AUTHORS: FÖDISCH H., HINCAPIE R. WEGNER J. & GANZER L.
77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 1-4 June 2015
Madrid, Spain
EAGE First Break, Vol. 33, June 2015

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SPE-174346-MS
Assessment of Polymer Injectivity with Regards to Viscoelasticity: Lab Evaluations towards Better Field Operations.
AUTHORS: HINCAPIE R. E. & GANZER L.
77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 1-4 June 2015
Madrid, Spain
EAGE First Break, Vol. 33, June 2015

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SPE-172669-MS
Comprehensive Micromodel Study to Evaluate Polymer EOR in Unconsolidated Sand Reservoirs.
AUTHORS: HERBAS J. G., WEGNER J., HINCAPIE R. E., FÖDISCH H., GANZER L., CASTILLO J. A. & MUGIZI H. M.
SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference, 8-11 March 2015
Manama, Bahrain

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Fit-for-Purpose Reservoir Characterization and Modelling – the Key to Successful Field (Re-)Development.
AUTHORS: GRUBER W., LIND R., SWEDAN A. & HUNKY R.M.
Presentation at SPE Application of Fit-for-Purpose Smart Technology to Improve Mature Assets Workshop, 3-5 February 2015
Leoben, Austria

2014

2014 SEG Denver, USA

Automatic First Break Picking Using Supervised Machine Learning. Post-Convention Workshop – Towards Robust First Arrival Picking, Oral presentation
AUTHOR: YALCINOGLU L.
SEG Annual Meeting, 26-31 October 2014
Denver, USA

2014 Amsterdam

Electrofacies Based on Piecewise Log Trends.
AUTHORS: RAMBERGER R., STEINER-LUCKABAUER C. & CUBITT C.
76th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, 16-19 June 2014
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Benefits and Opportunities of a “Rock-on-a-Chip” Approach to Access New Oil.
AUTHORS: GANZER L., WEGNER J. & BUCHEBNER M.
DGMK/ÖGEW-Frühjahrstagung, Fachbereich Aufsuchung und Gewinnung, 24-25 April 2014
Celle, Germany

2011

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“In Character”: Clastic Reservoir Characterisation
Authors: CUBITT C., GRUBER W., LIND R., RIEGER R., STUMMER B.
Oilfield Technology Journal, December 2011

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