Well Interference Forum

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1:00 PM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
1:05 PM
Business Focus Keynote: Bigger Fracs; Tighter Spacing
This expert dissects industry and Wall Street concerns about business and financial impacts from well interference and parent/child issues for wells in tight formations. The presentation assesses what is being done to address interference and the effectiveness of these strategies.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Peter Duncan, President & CEO, MicroSeismic
1:35 PM
Business Focus Spotlight: How Others See It
This esteemed analyst examines the practical aspects of the financial, policy and business implications of well interference.  Learn how this critical issue is viewed by the money side of the industry.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Mike Kelly, Managing Director & Senior Analyst, Seaport Global Securities LLC
2:00 PM
Engineering Focus Keynote: The Good, Bad & Ugly In Well Interference
How much the industry understands about well interference is growing.  This distinguished expert examines the causes and effects, good and bad, of the phenomenon.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Presley , Executive Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
Dr. Ali Daneshy, President, Daneshy Consultants International
2:35 PM
Engineering Focus Spotlight: Promising Solutions
This renowned engineer dives into potential solutions to the well interference issue, including pre-loading and pressurization.
Moderator(s):
Jennifer Presley , Executive Editor, E&P
Speaker(s):
William D. Von Gonten, Jr., President, W.D. Von Gonten & Co. Petroleum Engineering Laboratories
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
Case Studies: Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
Companies share how they are approaching well interference and what techniques and technologies are working.  These case studies highlight issues in different regions, with special emphasis on the Eagle Ford.
Moderator(s):
Richard Mason, Chief Technical Director, Hart Energy
Speaker(s):
Pete Bommer, Vice President Engineering, Abraxas Energy
Ellen Scott, Engineering Advisor, Deep Imaging
Barry Barksdale, President, PDS Energy
Jason Baihly, Commercial and Risk Manager, Integrated Services Management, Schlumberger
4:45 PM
Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall