Introduction to Geosteering  

Instructor: Janelle Springer, ROGII
Date: September 24, 2020 | 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Location: CSPG Classroom, +15 level, 540-5 Ave SW, 150, Calgary AB
CPD: 8

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Registration includes: Printed course manual, coffee breaks and lunch. 

Computer requirements:  
      - i3 or i5 processor from within the last 5 years or so
      - 4 GB RAM
      - 500 MB Hard Drive space
      - DirectX 9 or later compatible GPU
      - 3 Button external Mouse (not necessary but much preferred over a laptop trackpad)

Please note: ROGII reserves the right to review the registration list and identify competitors. These individuals will be issued a refund if a conflict arises.


Introduction, About ROGII
What is Geosteering?
Why Geosteer?

Types of Geosteering
- Types of geosteering
- Model-based and Strat-Based approaches
- Horizontal scales: VS, MD
- Vertical scales: TVD, TVDSS, TVT
Exercise 1: Single-well geosteering (Marcellus)
- Effective geosteering techniques
- Communicating target changes
- Dynamic curves/Model-based
Exercise 2: Single-well geosteering (Duvernay)
- Effective geosteering techniques
- Mapping/Gridding tops
- Well planning
- Post-drill analysis
- Pseudo-typelogs
Exercise 3: Multi-well geosteering
- (Upper/Lower Montney)
Exercise 4: Faulted formations (Eagle Ford)
- Data integration (seismic)
- Incorporating adjacent horizontal
- Identifying faults
Intro to Advanced Topics:
- Landing a Well in StarSteer
- Thickness changes along the lateral
- Python Calculator
Personal Projects: Student-provided data (If time allows) 
Concluding Remarks

Who should attend:
Operations, development, exploration and wellsite geologists and geophysicists will all find this course to be pertinent. No prior geosteering experience required.


Janelle Springer has been part of ROGII Canada Team for 2 years, working with a variety of geosteerers from traditional shale plays to heavy oil extraction. Prior to  ROGII, Janelle worked for Operators in Calgary as both an exploration and operations geologist. Her background in education comes from the University of Calgary (BSc) and University of Canterbury (MSc).

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