Brazil

Interested in becoming a member of the SPWLA Brazil Chapter? 

Please contact our secretaries: Nadege Bize Forest, NBize-forest@slb.com and/or Andre Bertolini, ABertolini@slb.com

Past monthly meetings

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Sept 20th 2016, 16:00: 
144 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Porosity and Permeability upscaling in a Lagoa Salgada Stromatolite and Codó Formation Stromatolite
Presenter: 
Milena Ferreira de Siqueira, Ingrain.
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July 19th 2016, 16:00: 
143 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Perfilagem e Petrofísica: panorama das primeiras décadas e a Petrofísica hoje
Presenter: Fernando Maia Jr., Geologist, Petrobras.

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June 21rd 2016, 16:00: 
142 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Formation Fluid identification in OBM environment using NMR data
Presenter: Mateus Barroso, Petroleum  engineer at Halliburton.

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May 17th 2016, 16:00: 
141 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Recent Significant Global Deepwater Discoveries and the Look Forward for Deep Water Exploration
Presenter: John Dribus, Geology Global Advisor, Schlumberger.

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April 19th 2016, 16:00: 
140 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Drilling Dynamics Knowledge Contributes to Reservoir Navigation Decisions in Peregrino Field, Offshore Brazil
Presenter: Rafael Cremonini, Well placement engineer, Baker Hughes.

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Mar 15th 2016, 16:00: 
139 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Estimativas de permeabilidade a partir de perfis de imagem
Presenter: Cândida Menezes, Geologist, Petrobras.

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Dec 15th 2015, 16:00: 138 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Tecnologias advancadas de LWD utilizadas no Pre-Sal
Presenter: Darcy Correa Neto, Baker Hughes.

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Nov 17th 2015, 16:00: 137 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Virtual Core, State-of-the-art wireline technologies to provide a viable substitute for whole conventional coring
Presenter: Emmanuel Bize, Schlumberger.

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Oct 30th 2015, 16:00: 136 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: An integrated workflow for optimizing horizontal development plays
Presenter: Thaimar Ramirez, Appache.

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Oct 20th 2015, 16:00: 135 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Best Practices for Applying Improved Oil Recovery “IOR” Initiative
Presenter: Maged Fam, Halliburton.

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Sept 5th 2015, 16:00:
134 Reunião Mensal
Local:
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Integração do Perfil de Ressonância Magnética Nuclear com Resultados de Ensaios de Laboratório em Reservatórios Carbonáticos
Presenter: Frederico Bastos Schuab, Petrobras.

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August 18th 2015, 16:00: 
133 Reunião Mensal
Local: 
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras
Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Flow of complex fluids through
Presenter: Prof. Marcio Carvalho, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PUC

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July 28th 2015, 16:00:
132 Reunião Mensal
Local:
Edifício Ventura – Petrobras
Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170  Brazil
Talk: Characterization and Challenges in Complex Carbonate Reservoir in Arabian Gulf.
Presenter:
Dr. Enrique Estrada - Halliburton

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June 16th 2015, 16:00: 131 Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Deep Shear Wave Imaging: Mapping structures away from the borehole

Presenter: David Freitas, Baker Hugues

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June 5th 2015, 16:00 : 130a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Integrating conventional and digital rock physics for advanced petrophysical cross-correlations

Presenter: Christoph H. Arns, Professor at the School of Petroleum Engineering, U.of New South Wales, Australia.

************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************** 129th Meeting: Brazilian Petroleum conference : ’Carbonate from genesis to production’’

19-21rst of May 2015, SPWLA Brazil, SPE Brazil, SBGF and ABGP have organized the Brazilian Petroleum Conference with the theme: ‘’Carbonate from genesis to production’’.

http://www.brazilianpetroleumconference.com/ 

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April 14th 2015, 16:00 : 128a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras. Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Effective medium theory for elastic properties

Presenter:  Vanessa Simões, Phd, Schlumberger
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March 17th 2015, 16:00: 127a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Borehole Image Facies in Carbonate Reservoirs

Presenter: Anna Patricia Cavalcanti de Castro Laier, Petrobras

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December 9th 2014, 16:00 : 126a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Wave pulsing as a mean to enhance reservoir permeability

Presenter: Dr. Thibaut Candela, Research Scientist at Baker Hughes

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4th of December 2014, 16:00: 125a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 11 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Mexilhao| Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Downhole Fluid Analysis coupled with Asphaltene Nanoscience for Reservoir Evaluation

Presenter: Dr. Oliver C. Mullins, Science Advisor, Schlumberger

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18th of November 2014, 16:00: 124a Reunião Mensal

Local: Halliburton Office

Rua da Assemblia 66, Centro | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20011-000 | Brazil

Talk: Statistically Supported NMR Spectral Decomposition (NMR-Fluid Typing)

Presenter: Dr. Pedro Antonio Romero, Engineering-Petrophysics Advisor, Halliburton

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21rd of October 2014, 16:00: 123a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Perfilagem gama-gama Aplicada à Exploração de Minério de Ferro

Presenter: Wanderson Roberto Pereira, VALE

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16th of September 2014, 16:00: 122a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: What makes a facies method “geology compliant?

Presenter: Philippe Rabiller, independent consultant

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19th of August 2014, 16:00: 121a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Major Advancement in Reservoir Fluid Analysis Achieved Using a New High Performance Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab System.

Presenter: Robert Freedman, Scientific Advisor Schlumberger, SPWLA Distinguished Lecturer.

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15th of July 2014, 16:00: 120a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Computational Petrophysics

Presenter: Lizianne Carvalho Medeiros, Petroleum Engineer, University of Rio de Janeiro

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24th of June 2014, 16:00: 119a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Utilização de Estatística de Ordem Superior para Remoção de Ruídos em dados de RMN" / "High Order Statistics for NMR Data Denoisin

Presenter: Paulo Netto, Geologist/Petrophysicist for Petrobras

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16th of May 2014, 16:00: 118a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Optimizing Wellbore Construction with Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) and Managed Pressure Cementing (MPC)

Presenter: Isabel Poletzky, Underbalanced Drillling Global Product Champion for Halliburton

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15th of April 2014, 16:00: 117a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Integrating advanced formation testing for improved petrophysical analysis

Presenter: Santiago Esteban Colacelli, Schlumberger

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1rst of April 2014, 16:00: 116a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Finding fluid conduits or barriers through hi-res seismic fault imaging - Bridging the scale gap between seismic and well data

Presenter: Ralf Oppermann, Director, OPPtimal Resource Solutions Pty Ltd, ’'Innovator in Geosciences Technology" recognition award from the AAPG in 2013.

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24 March 2014, 16:00: 115a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste, Sala Tupi | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk: Reservoir Characterisation of Microbial Carbonates; an Outcrop-based Approach from Namibia

Presenter: Professor Bernie Vining, Vice President and Chief Geoscientist, Baker Hughes

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18th  June 2013, 16:00: 108a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk:  Inversion: Necessary for Reservoir Navigation?

Presenter: Berthold Kriegshäuser, Baker Hughes

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21 Mai  2013, 16:00 : NMR "Mini" Workshop

LocalEdificio Ventura - Petrobras Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

1/Magnetic Resonance in Oil Recovery and Chemical Technology

Lynn F. Gladden, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge

2/Challenges in Evaluating Heavy Oil Reservoirs

Maged Fam, Halliburton

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14 Mai  2013, 16:00 107a Reunião Mensal: 

LocalEdificio Ventura - Petrobras

Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Tema: How does digital rock analysis add value?

Presenter: Dr. Mark Knackstedt, Lithicon Australia.  

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16 April 2013, 16:00: 106a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - Petrobras; Av República do Chile, 330, 17 floor, Torre Leste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk:  Petrophysics of Chalks

Presenter: Prof. Ida Lykke Fabricius , Technical University of Denmark.

Download presentation here.

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19 March 2013, 16:00: 105a Reunião Mensal

Local: Edificio Ventura - BG Group  Av República do Chile, 330, 25 floor, Torre Oeste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk:  Dielectric Dispersion Logging – New insights into formation evaluation

Presenter: Dr Ralf Polinski, Schlumberger  

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SPWLA/SPE Workshop: Pre-salt and Albian Carbonates

November 7-8, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Announcement

Our Speakers 

Opening:

Carlos Henrique Lima Bruhn, Petrobras

Berthold Kriegshäuser, SPWLA Latin America

Ronaldo Freire, SPWLA President

Farid S. Shecaira, SPE President  

Speakers:

Marcos Faerstein, Petrobras

Bernardo Coutinho Camilo dos Santos, CENPES/Petrobras

Caroline Rangel Sales, Petrobras

Adam Moss, BG Group

Jennifer Market, Senergy

Pedro Romero, Halliburton

Marcio Spinola, Halliburton

Ricardo Rodriguez, Halliburton

Cosan Ayan, Schlumberger

Ralf Polinski, Schlumberger

Priscilla Menezes, RESMAN

Dan Georgi, Baker Hughes

Mariana Bressan, Baker Hughes

Patrick Corbett, Heriot Watt University

Leonardo Borghi, UFRJ

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23 October 2012, 16:00

Local: Edificio Ventura - BG Group

Av República do Chile, 330, 25 floor, Torre Oeste | Centro | RJ | Rio de Janeiro | 20031-170 | Brazil

Talk:  Petrophysical Characterization of Tight Reservoir Core at Multiple Scales

Presenter: Mark Knackstedt, Digitalcore

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18 September 2012, 16:00

Local: Petrobras Ventura, Av. Republica do Chile, 330, Sala 4, 18 floor, Centro, Rio de Janeiro

Talk:  An Introduction to the Wormholing Phenomenon in Acid Stimulation of Carbonate Reservoirs

PresenterMurtaza Ziauddin, Schlumberger

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WORKSHOP ON CHALLENGES AND FUTURE OF GEOSTEERING

August 22-25, 2012,Buzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2012

EMAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO: sharon@spwla.org  

Application:  http://www.spwla.org/homepage/2012-Brazil-Chapter-Topical-Conference

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24 July 2012, 16:00

Local: Universidade Petrobras – Ed. Cidade Nova, anfiteatro B8, Rua Ulisses Guimarães, 565  Cidade Nova  Rio de Janeiro.

Talk: Advancements in Carbon-Oxygen Surveillance of the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Mars Waterflood

Presenter: Matt Cuttitta, Shell

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December 2011

The Brazil chapter held its’ December presentation at Petrobras University (UP) in Rio de Janeiro. Robert Webber from BG Brasil presented “Rock Physics Pore Typing in Pre-salt Carbonates”. There were 40 attendees. Current membership in Brazil is now 203 members, and the next meeting will be held on March 21, sponsored by Baker Hughes.  

In addition to the monthly meetings, SPWLA Brazil is holding a series of short courses tailored for the Brazilian Petro Technical community, and particularly Brazilian University students.

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Location

Rio de Janeiro , RJ

Brazil

22° 54' 29.9988" S, 43° 11' 47.0004" W

See map: Google Maps

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