Previous Workshops

Previous Workshops

2015

04/16/15  Navigating the Bumps in the Road on the Way to a Successful Horizontal Well Morgantown, WV  (33 Attendees)

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2014

03/11/14  Shale Gas and the Environment; Morgantown, WV (35 Attendees)
05/12/14  
NORM & TENORM: Occurrence, Characterizing, Handling and Disposal Columbus, OH  (100 Attendees)
06/05/14  
Applications of Stable Isotope Geochemistry inthe Petroleum Geosciences; Pittsburgh, PA  (38 Attendees)  
10/01/14  Appalachian Basin: Life Cycle Wellbore Integrity: Drilling, Stimulation, Production; Morgantown, WV  (32 Attendees)
12/02/14  
Hydraulic Fracturing Geomechanics for Unconventionals: Concepts & Practices; Pittsburgh, PA  (19 Attendees)

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2013

03/19/13  WVU Festival of Ideas:  “Switch,” the movie; Morgantown, WV  (200 Attendees)
08/22/13  
Innovative Water Management; Morgantown, WV  (20 Attendees)
09/04/13  Wellbore Integrity; Canonsburg, PA  (57 Attendees)
09/05/13  Natural Gas Power for Shale Development; Canonsburg, PA  (44 Attendees)

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2012

04/17-18  RPSEA Unconventional Gas Conference 2012: Unconventional Gas – Geology, the Environment, Hydraulic Fracturing; Canonsburg, PA  (144 Attendees)
05/17/12  
Environmentally Friendly Drilling: Best Management Practices in the Utica and Marcellus Shale Plays;  Morgantown, WV  (40 Attendees)\
09/22/12  
“EOR Workshop”, Cleveland OH
09/22/12  “Induced Seismicity: Potential from Injection/SWD Operations and from Hydraulic Fracturing”, Cleveland OH
10/24/12  RPSEA On-Shore Gas Production Conference; Morgantown, WV
12/05/12  Casing & Cementing Failure; Gas Migration; Morgantown, WV

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2011

03/04/11  Re-Assessing the Technically Recoverable Undiscovered Hydrocarbon Resources of the Marcellus Shale; Morgantown, WV  (43 Attendees)
06/21/11  
Taking a Deeper Look: Geology and Potential Of the Upper Ordovician Utica Shale; N. Philadelphia, OH   (235 Attendees)
07/26/11  Environmentally Friendly Drilling: Lowering The Environmental Footprint of Marcellus Shale Development; Morgantown, WV (57 Attendees)
09/13/11  
Utica Shale Stakeholders Meeting; Morgantown, WV  (48 Attendees)
09/28/11  
Results of DOE/RPSEA Funded Shale Research; Alexandria, VA  (36 Attendees)

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2010

04/30/10  Marcellus and Utica Shale Core Workshop (4/30) and Field Trip to Upstate New York (5/01-02); Auburn, NY  (55 Attendees)
05/11-12/10  Completion and Stimulation of Horizontal Wells In Tight and Unconventional Reservoirs; Morgantown, WV  (36 Attendees)
6/11-13/10  Marcellus Core Workshop and Field Trip, Eastern West Virginia Overthrust Belt; Morgantown WV (28 Attendees)
06/22/10  A Field Excursion for Stripper Well Technologies in Western New York; Canandaigua, NY (18 Attendees)
08/24/10  The Environmentally Friendly Drilling Systems Program – Managing Marcellus Play Development in Sensitive Areas; Canonsburg, PA (87 Attendees)
09/10/10  
“Life of Field” Development Decisions, DOE-Supported Simulation Software as a Decision Support Tool; Morgantown, WV
09/30/10  Government Funding for Advanced Technology, a Guide to Applying for Government Grants; Morgantown, WV
10/06/10  Zero Discharge Water Management for Marcellus Shale Play Development; Morgantown, WV   (47 Attendees)
11/17/10  
Marcellus Resource Assessment & Logging School; Morgantown, WV (102 Attendees)

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2009

02/12/09  Advanced Logging School; Morgantown, WV  (69 Attendees)
03/19/09  
Appalachia – Unconventional Since 1859: Take 2; Pittsburgh, PA (112 Attendees)
05/14/09  
Keys to Complex Well Economic Success; Morgantown, WV  (33 Attendees)
07/28/09  
Applied Reservoir Geology for Engineers; Pittsburgh, PA  (25 Attendees)
09/01-02  
Reservoir Engineering for Petroleum Geologists; Columbus, OH  (22 Attendees)
09/23/09  
Applied Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry for Thermogenic Shale-Gas Evaluation; Charleston, WV  (32 Attendees)
12/08/09  
Applied Petroleum Geology and Geochemistry for Thermogenic Shale-Gas Evaluation – a Primer Focused on Marcellus Exploration and Development in the Appalachian Basin; Canonsburg, PA (108 Attendees)
12/09/09  
The Future of the Global Oil Industry:  Resources, Challenges and the Geoscience Workforce;  Morgantown, WV (37 Attendees)

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2008

01/08-09/08  The Role of Fractures in the Devonion Black Shale Gas Play; Morgantown WV  (188 Attendees)
02/12/08  
Value-added CCS: CO2 EOR & ECBM; Morgantown, WV  (40 Attendees)
03/25/08  Carbonate Reservoirs; Washington, PA  (42 Attendees)
05/29/08  Drilling & Completion in the Shales of Appalachia; Cambridge, OH  (119 Attendees)
05/30-31  Devonian Shale Field Trip; Erie, PA & east to NY  (50 Attendees)
06/10/08  Structural Principles & Trap Geometries; Morgantown, WV  (54 Attendees)
06/20-21  Appraising & Developing CBM and Shale; Morgantown, WV  (28 Attendees)
09/24/08  Basic Open Hole Log Interpretation; Morgantown, WV  (26 Attendees) – Workshop #1 
09/25/08  Gas Well Deliquification, Marcellus Shale; Morgantown, WV  (28 Attendees)
09/25/08  Basic Open Hole Log Interpretation; Morgantown, WV  (18 Attendees) – Workshop #2
10/11/08  More! Rocks in Your Head; Pittsburgh, PA  (20 Attendees)
10/11/08  Geology & Geophysics Applied in Industry;  Pittsburgh, PA  (24 Attendees)
10/11-12/08  Shale Gas Project Planning; Pittsburgh, PA  (42 Attendees)
10/15/08  Shale Fracturing/Completions;  Pittsburgh, PA  (50 Attendees)
10/15/08  Computer Mapping for Petroleum Geologists; Pittsburgh, PA  (50 Attendees)

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2007

01/16/07  PTTC Stakeholders Meeting; Columbus, OH  (15 Attendees)
01/16/07  
PTTC Stakeholders Meeting; Lexington, KY  (15 Attendees)
01/17/07  
PTTC Stakeholders Meeting; Pittsburgh, PA  (15 Attendees)
01/17/07
 PTTC Stakeholders Meeting; Morgantown, WV  (15 Attendees)
02/01/07
  ConocoPhillips Town Hall Meeting; Charleston, WV  (240 Attendees)
02/15/07
 Unconventional Plays & Research Needs (RPSEA); Morgantown, WV  (67 Attendees)
02/26-27
  Weatherford Logging Seminar; Charleston, WV  (50 Attendees)
03/01-02
 Weatherford Logging Seminar; Pittsburgh, PA  (50 Attendees)
06/05/07  
The Digital Revolution: Archive, Organize, Deliver; Morgantown, WV  (36 Attendees)
06/21/07  
Comparative Anatomy of Devonian Shale Plays; Morgantown, WV  (102 Attendees)

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2006

05/16/06  Well Control 101; Washington, PA  (27 Attendees)
05/23/06  
Well Site Operations & Safety; Marietta, OH  (41 Attendees)
05/31/06  
Drilling and Completion Technology; Cambridge, OH  (98 Attendees)
07/27-28
  Introduction to ArcGis Software; Lexington, KY  (24 Attendees)
08/29/06  
Designing and Forecasting Waterfloods Using Reservoir Grail;   Columbus, OH  (22 Attendees)
09/13/06  
Maximizing the Effectiveness of Hydraulic Fractures;  Pittsburgh, PA   (139 Attendees)
09/20/06
  The Acquisition & Divestiture Market in the US; Morgantown, WV  (35 Attendees)
09/27/06
  Oilfield Explosives Safety; Morgantown, WV  (13 Attendees)
10/08/06
  Reservoir Engineering for Geologists; Buffalo, NY  (26 Attendees)
10/11/06
  Hydrothermal Dolomite Reservoirs; Buffalo, NY  (52 Attendees)

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2005

03/08/05  Carbonates 101 Short Corse; Washington, PA  (73 Attendees)
05/26/05
  Upper Devonian Sandstone Plays; Washington, PA  (105 Attendees)
06/01/05
  Outcrop Analogs for TBR Fractured Dolomite Reservoirs; Lexington, KY  (36 Attendees)
06/07/05
  Outcrop Analog for TBR HTD Reservoirs; Albany, NY  (37 Attendees)
08/16/05
  Well Testing: Theory and Practice; Morgantown, WV  (23 Attendees)
09/17-18
  Well Log Analysis (w/ ES-AAPG meeting); Morgantown, WV  (38 Attendees)
09/21/05
  From Rocks to Geologic Models; Morgantown, WV  (30 Attendees)
10/13/05
  Fill Your Stock Tanks and Pipelines;  Marietta, OH  (50 Attendees)
10/25/05
  Geochemical Exploration for Oil & Gas; Knoxville, TN  (15 Attendees)

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2004

05/27/04  Horizontal Drilling: A Technology Update; Cambridge, OH  (78 Attendees)
06/07/04
  Understanding the Trenton-Black River Reservoir; Morgantown, WV  (53 Attendees)
06/15/04 
Introduction to Petra Geological Interpretation SW; Lexington, KY  (23 Attendees)
07/19/04
  Integrated Coal Bed Methane Exploration Model;  Morgantown, WV  (53 Attendees)
09/02/04 
Well Tender Operations & Safety; Meadville, PA  (66 Attendees)
10/06/04
  Fractured Reservoirs; Columbus, OH  (63 Attendees)
10/21/04
  Well Safety for Well Tenders; Marietta, OH  (64 Attendees)

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2003

03/06/03  Seismic Imaging of Structural, Stratigraphic & Diagenetic Plays; Morgantown, WV  (47 Attendees)
04/22/03  Applied Reservoir Characterization for Independent Operators;                          Washington, PA  (38 Attendees)
04/22/03
  Well Tender Safety; Pikesville, KY  (100 Attendees)
04/24/03
  Well Tender Safety; Buckhannon, WV  (109 Attendees)
06/03/03
  Paraffin, Asphaltene & Scale in Crude Oils: Theory, Problems and Solutions; Washington, PA  (28 Attendees)
06/18/03
  Produced Water: Reducing Problems and Costs; Zanesville, OH  (25 Attendees)
07/08/03
  PTTC/IOGA-NY Core Workshop; Clymer, NY  (24 Attendees)
08/07/03
  Geophysical Log Correlation – Subsurface Ordovician Rocks Beneath the Plateau; Knoxville, TN  (37 Attendees)
08/26/03
  Well Safety for Well Tenders; Bremen, OH  (118 Attendees)
08/28/03
  Well Safety for Well Tenders; Indiana, PA
08/29/03  Well Safety for Well Tenders; Indiana, PA  (258 Attendees-combined attendance for 28th & 29th workshop)
09/10/03
  Subsurface Fluid Pressures; Pittsburgh, PA  (22 Attendees)
10/02/03
  Improving the Bottom Line by Enhancing Your Data Management Skills;                           Morgantown, WV  (28 Attendees)
10/06/03
 Carbonate Well Log Interpretation and Reservoir Characterization;  Columbus, OH  (38 Attendees)
10/29/03
  Coal Bed Natural Gas; Roanoke, WV  (165 Attendees)
11/19/03
  Hydrogen Energy; Roanoke, WV  (67 Attendees)
12/11/03
  Energy Infrastructure; Roanoke, WV  (80 Attendees)

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2002

04/25/02  Exploration and Development of the Trenton-Black River of the Appalachian Basin; Canton, OH  (176 Attendees)
05/16/02
  Integrating GPS & GIS for the Petroleum Industry; Lexington, KY (17 Attendees)
05/29/02
Gas Storage: Case Studies and New Potential; Morgantown, WV  (33 Attendees)
06/04/02
  Outcrop Analogs for the Trenton-Black River; Lexington, KY  (58 Attendees)
08/06/02 
 Unconventional Reservoirs; Morgantown, WV  (19 Attendees)
12/03/02
  Exploration & Evaluation of Fractured Reservoirs; Washington, PA  (142 Attendees)
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2001

04/30/01  Reconnaissance to Reservoir – GeoGraphix’s Discovery in Action                                      Morgantown, WV  (60 Attendees)
05/01/01
 Appalachian Update:  Trenton-Black River Exploration and Production                                   Morgantown, WV  (165 Attendees)
08/06/01
Ordovician Carbonates Core Workshop; Morgantown, WV  (48 Attendees)
08/07/01
  Appalachian Update:  Trenton-Black River Exploration and Production Round 2; Morgantown, WV  (119 Attendees)
08/13/01
  Coal Bed Methane Reservoir Engineering; Morgantown, WV  (24 Attendees)
10/23/01
  Case Study of Upper Devonian Sandstone Oil Reservoirs; Morgantown, WV  (18 Attendees)
11/01/01
  Optimized Horizontal Drilling Technology; Delaware, OH  (18 Attendees)
11/08/01
  Field-Oriented Research Projects for Independents; Washington, PA        (15 Attendees)
12/14/01
  Optimized Horizontal Drilling Technology – Part B; Washington, PA        (15 Attendees)
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2000

03/01/00  DigiRule Software; Morgantown, WV  (10 Attendees)
05/10/00
 Generating Products from Public Databases for The Oil and Gas Industry; Morgantown, WV  (41 Attendees)
06/10/00
Building a Website from the Ground Up; Lexington, KY  (7 Attendees)
06/14/00
  Real-Time Stimulation Solutions; Morgantown, WV  (31 Attendees)
09/07/00
  Reservoir Characterization of the Upper Devonian Elk Sands;  Cranberry, PA  (76 Attendees)
09/13/00
  Innovative Technology for Coal Bed Methane In the Appalachian Basin;                          Beckley, WV  (58 Attendees)
09/19/00
  PA-IRIS (Internet Retrieval Imaging System); Morgantown, WV  (14 Attendees)
09/29/00
  PA-IRIS (Internet Retrieval Imaging System); Indiana, PA  (24 Attendees)
10/11/00
  New Methods for Acquiring Permeability Data From Appalachian Basin Reservoir Rocks; Morgantown, WV  (11 Attendees)
10/25/00
  Nuts and Bolts of Digital Geologic Analysis; Akron, OH  (37 Attendees)
12/13/00
  Advanced Exploitation Technology for Managers; Morgantown, WV     (26 Attendees)
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1999

03/02/99  Geological/Geophysical Mapping for the 21st  Century; Morgantown, WV  (15 Attendees)
03/23/99
  Optimizing Production and Operating Efficiency; Columbus, OH  (50 Attendees)
04/07/99
  Wireline Logging and New Technologies; Morgantown, WV  (41 Attendees)
05/08/99  Affordable Geophysics for Tough Times; Morgantown, WV  (30 Attendees)
06/21/99
 Microbial Options for Increasing Oil Recovery;  Zanesville, OH   (14 Attendees)
06/25/99
  Software Productivity Tools; Lexington, KY  (14 Attendees)
08/23/99
  Expanding the Petroleum Potential of the Appalachian Basin;  Pittsburgh, PA  (38 Attendees)
09/16/99 
 Coal Bed Methane in Eastern Basins; Lexington, KY  (112 Attendees)
09/28/99
  Creating Oil and Gas Related Web Pages; Morgantown, WV  (9 Attendees)
10/12/99
  Using Ohio’s Well Run Time Oil & Gas Database; Zanesville, OH  (15 Attendees)
10/20/99
Into the New Millennium: the Changing Face of Exploration in the Knox Play; Akron, OH  (96 Attendees)
11/11/99
  The Challenges of Drilling in the Trenton-Black River Group; Morgantown, WV (106 Attendees)
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1998

03/10/98  Advanced Technologies for Managing Produced Water in Wells;                                                    Columbus, OH  (46 Attendees)
05/11/98
  Hands On Workshop Demonstrations by SMT & GeoGraphix; Morgantown, WV  (14 Attendees)
05/12/98
  Application of Advanced Geophysical Technology; Morgantown, WV  (34 Attendees)
06/29/98
  Advanced Well Logging Techniques in the Appalachian Basin; Lexington, KY  (20 Attendees)
07/08/98
  Methods of Geographic Analysis; Morgantown, WV  (18 Attendees)
08/20/98
  Coiled Tubing Technology; Morgantown, WV  (26 Attendees)
08/28/98
  Geographic Information Systems; Lexington, KY  (28 Attendees)
09/10/98
 Sequence Stratigraphic Analysis; Pittsburgh, PA  (63 Attendees)
11/12/98
  Generating Prospects Using a PC-based Program; Morgantown, WV  (11 Attendees)
11/19/98
  Secondary Gas Recovery – A Case Study;  Pittsburgh, PA  (63 Attendees)
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1997

05/19/97  Applying 3-D Seismic Technology; Morgantown, WV  (92 Attendees)
06/24/97  SMT & GeoGraphix 3-D Software; Morgantown, WV  (12 Attendees)
05/28/97  Environmental Compliance Seminar I; Jackson Co, WV
06/03/97  Environmental Compliance Seminar II; Arnoldsburg, WV
06/18/97  Environmental Compliance Seminar III; Jane Lew, WV
06/24/97  Environmental Compliance Seminar IV; Wayne Co, WV
06/26/97  Environmental Compliance Seminar V; North Bend, WV  (360 Attendees)
09/23/97  Oil & Gas Software Fair; Buffalo, NY  (96 Attendees)
09/28/97  New Technology; Lexington, KY  (28 Attendees)
11/04/97  GeoGraphix Basic & Intermediate School; Morgantown, WV  (7 Attendees)
11/18/97  Oil & Gas Software Fair; Pittsburgh, PA  (69 Attendees)
11/19/97  New Technology Seminar; Pittsburgh, PA  (25 Attendees)
11/20/97 Horizontal Drilling; Pittsburgh, PA  (42 Attendees)
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1996

03/27/96  Access to Electronic Oil & Gas Databases; Morgantown, WV  (100  Attendees)
04/09/96
  West Virginia Gas Plays; Bridgeport, WV  (25  Attendees)
05/09/96
  Computers, Data Acquisition & Internet; Pittsburgh, PA  (20  Attendees)
06/11/96
  Pennsylvania Gas Plays; Pittsburgh, PA  (71  Attendees)
09/18/96
  Introduction to Power Point; Morgantown, WV  (10 Attendees)
11/12/96
  Techniques to Discover By-passed Reserves; Warrendale, PA  (50 Attendees)
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1995

05/16/95  Problem Identification Workshop; Morgantown, WV  (31 Attendees)
09/06/95
  Problem Identification Workshop; North Canton, OH  (23 Attendees)
09/21/95
  Problem Identification Workshop; Ashland, KY  (29 Attendees)
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