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ACE Program Session

Monday, 8 June 2020, 10:05 a.m.–11:50 a.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

The Future Geoscientist and the Culture of Innovation: The Story of “How”

Innovation strategies vary widely from company to company, and industry to industry. How do you convert your company or team into one that truly innovates? Speakers will share their experiences and also provide roadmaps for innovation. 

ACE Program Session

Monday, 8 June 2020, 3:20 p.m.–5:05 p.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

What’s New in Energy Minerals

Join us to hear breaking news about innovations in the topics we follow in the Energy Minerals Division, including uranium for nuclear power, coal, natural gas hydrates, critical minerals for energy storage, energy economics and technology, and tight reservoirs.  

ACE Program Session

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 8:00 a.m.–9:25 a.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

The State and Future of New Technology Developments

Advances in imaging as well as in modeling and simulation have created new opportunities for geoscientists to contribute to a better understanding of reservoirs, and better decision-making. Join us to listen to the breakthroughs, new directions, and adoptions from other industries. 

ACE Program Session

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 10:05 a.m.–11:50 a.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

Success with Difficult Reservoirs

Case studies featuring innovative practices that resulted in increased production, reduced costs, and environmental protection. The emphasis is the implementation of new approaches and technologies, and the attendant creative problem-solving mindsets. 

ACE Program Session

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 1:15 p.m.–2:40 p.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

The State and Future of Finance, E&P

As the industry continues to face constantly changing market forces due to several factors, including price volatility, shifting energy policies, and geopolitical dynamics, there is an urgency to reevaluate the value chain and sustainable growth strategies with a view to drive superior growth, increased productivity, higher efficiency and safety across operations, while also maintaining efforts to explore and forge new business models. 

ACE Program Session

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 3:20 p.m.–5:05 p.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

Where Should Machine Learning Go (and Not Go)?

Machine Learning and Deep Learning are revolutionizing the practices involved in reconnaissance exploration, drilling, completions, and production. But, with all the advances and advantages, there remain a number of challenges and persistent questions. Join us to listen to issues and participate in discussions.  

ACE Program Session

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 8:00 a.m.–9:25 a.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

Water Solutions 4.0: New Processes, Efficiencies, and Avoiding Induced Seismicity

Water sourcing, disposal, and processing have seen tremendous improvements, both in process and in cost, in the last few years. Individuals will tell the story of their experiences and what they see as the road ahead.

ACE Program Session

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 10:05 a.m.–11:50 a.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

Success with Deep, Harsh, Hot Conditions: China, Bolivia, and More

Many of the world’s most important reserves are located in challenging settings, which include ultra-deep offshore wells, and high-pressure, deep, and hot reservoirs. How have the technical challenges been tackled? What gave the teams the technical ability to achieving their goals? 

ACE Program Session

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 1:15 p.m.–5:05 p.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

New Technology Implementation in Exploration and Operations

Many companies are fast-tracking new technology adoption by actively scouting innovation, and then testing the technologies with small-scale adoptions that can be scaled if successful. Join us to hear the experiences and strategies of several companies.  

ACE Program Session

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 3:20 p.m.–5:05 p.m., Houston, TX - George R. Brown Convention Center

What Else Can We Produce from this Gas Well? Looking at Helium, Argon, Xenon, Krypton, Nitrogen, and More

Helium has emerged as a very valuable co-produced gas, as well as a primary target. But, it’s not the only co-produced gas. We look at nitrogen, krypton, argon, zenon, and more.