San Jose, CA – April 23, 2019 – Showcasing our innovations on the west coast, RGL’s work will be featured at the SPE 2019 Western Regional Meeting in San Jose this week.
Dr. Alireza Nouri from the University of Alberta will be presenting the RGL-supported paper entitled “An Investigation into the Effect of Brine Salinity on Fines Migration in SAGD Operations” Friday morning in the Heavy Oil session. The paper details how RGL studied the impact of water salinity on fines migration and permeability reduction using our Nisku, Alberta-based large-scale pre-packed Sand Retention Testing (SRT) facility.
Amongst the approximately 500 industry leaders and experts in attendance will be keynote speakers Shauna Noonan, 2020 SPE President (Director of Artificial Lift Engineering at Occidental Petroleum Corporation) and Todd Stevens (CEO of California Resources Corporation).
Because the meeting will be at the capital of Silicon Valley where considerable work in the areas of big data, data analytics, and digital transformation in cooperation with the petroleum engineering community is underway and will be prominently featured in the program.
SPE is the largest individual member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the oil and gas industry. The Western Regional Meeting gathers experts, students, and leading researchers to collaborate and share knowledge while celebrating the Western Region’s impact on the industry.
RGL will also be exhibiting throughout the conference today through Friday. To view research papers or learn about any of RGL’s sand control initiatives, visit http://www.rglinc.com/resources or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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RGL engineers and manufactures sand control and flow control products for highly challenging reservoirs. We use innovation and technology to build value for our customers by understanding their reservoirs and providing the right solution for long-term performance.