Conference Program

Celle Drilling 2017, 11-12 September at Congress Union Celle

Monday, 11 September

11:30 - 13:00 | Registration
13:00 - 13:10 | Welcome
  • Thor Noevig, Chairman GeoEnergy Celle e.V.
13:10 - 13:30 | Program Introduction / Conference Overview
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Joachim Oppelt
13:30 - 14:00 | Keynote Talk
  • Inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world
  • Tom Thissen, Baker Hughes, a GE company
14:00 - 14:30 | Keynote Talk
  • Big Data... Big Whoop! Is better the enemy of good enough?
  • Frank Springett, National Oilwell Varco
14:30 - 15:00 | Keynote Talk
  • Innovative design and operation of high-temperature geothermal wells.
  • Ingólfur Thorbjörnsson, ÍSOR - Iceland GeoSurvey | Project Consortium GeoWell
15:00 - 15:30 | Coffee Break & Networking
15:30 - 17:30

Session 1 “Drilling Equipment and Technology“

Session Chairs: Dirk Koch, Jürgen Schamp

  • New Laboratory Test Setup Enables Testing of Full Scale BHAs with Respect to Torsional Field Loads
    Dennis Heinisch, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Field test of simultaneous gyro attitude reference for magnetic ranging measurements in a near vertical magnetically perturbed environment
    Georgy Rassadkin, Scientific Drilling International USA
  • Composite Drill Pipe for Superior Performance
    Jaromir Ufer, Voith Composites GmbH & Co. KG
  • Optimised Hybrid Drill Bit Technology Matched to Application Yields Breakthrough in Drilling Performance
    Waleed Agawani, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • (ePoster) Condition Monitoring
    Vincent von Melle, Zeppelin Power Systems

Tuesday, 12 September

07:30 - 08:30 | Registration, Coffee & Networking
08:30 - 10:30

Session 2 “Drilling Optimization and Dynamics I”

Session Chairs: Georg-Peter Ostermeyer, Bernd Schmalhorst

  • Field Test Result with a Stick-Slip Reduction Tool
    Steve Jones, Sanvean Technologies / Scout Downhole
  • 3D Directional Trajectory Prediction Using Coupled Bit and BHA models: Theory and Field Case Studies
    Will Attridge, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Case Study: Methods for Automated Drilling Performance Analysis Based on Downhole Measurements
    Hamza Sellami, Leibniz Universität Hannover Institute of Dynamics and Vibration Research (IDS)
  • Advanced Dynamics FEA Modelling as a New Approach for Geothermal Drilling Optimization in Indonesia
    Yoan Mardiana, Schlumberger

Session 3 “Drilling Fluids and Borehole Hydraulics”

Session Chairs: Udo Großmann, Roger Aragall

  • Simulation Of Steady State Cuttings Transport In Inclined And Horizontal Wells
    Yaroslav Ignatenko, Baker Hughes
  • An insight into the new IWCF Level 5 curriculum
    Ivo Nijhuis, The Well Academy BV
  • Flow-loop experiments with non-Newtonian reference fluids for estimating uncertainty of in-line rheology sensors
    Fionn Iversen, IRIS - International Research Institute of Stavanger
  • Drilling Fluids and Borehole Hydraulics
    James Mansell, Clear Solutions International Ltd
  • (ePoster) Sepiolite base mud challenges Harsh drilling conditions
    Ali Ettehadi, Izmir Katip Celebi University

GeoWell Part 1

Session Chair: Árni Ragnarsson

  • Chemical and microstructural alterations of annular cements of a high-temperature geothermal well
    Penny Pipilikaki, TNO - Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research
  • High-temperature composite casings
    Emile Lautier, Akiet
  • Flexible coupling of casings
    Gunnar Skúlason Kaldal, ÍSOR - Iceland GeoSurvey
  • Properties and selection of casing materials
    Ingólfur Thorbjörnsson, ÍSOR - Iceland GeoSurvey
10:30 - 11:00 | Coffee Break, Networking & e-Posters
11:00 - 12:30

Session 4 “Drilling Optimization and Dynamics II”

Session Chairs: Gerald Heisig, Gerhard Thonhauser

  • Drilling Systems Design and Operation Management: Leveraging the Value of Advanced Data-Driven Analytics
    Opeyemi Bello, TU Clausthal - Institute of Petroleum Engineering
  • Enhancing Post-Run Drilling Optimization with Data Analytics and High-Speed Drilling Dynamics Measurements
    Pedro Arevalo, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
  • Mathematical Modelling of Axial Vibration on Tri-Cone Bits for Maximum ROP and Optimum RPM
    Arash Asgharzadeh, TU Clausthal - Institute of Petroleum Engineering
  • (ePoster) Prediction of Bit and Reamer Loads for Increased Reliability of Hole-Opening BHAs
    Armin Kueck, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Session 5 “Cementing, Well Integrity, Geomechanics”

Session Chairs: Christian Kiesl, Michael Röhrlich

  • Class G Cement – A Universal Remedy?
    Oliver Czuprat, DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG
  • Initial integrity evaluation of storage and production wells
    Thomas Brückner, Deep Underground Engineering
  • Innovative Casing Drilling Technology Improved The Ability to Set The Casing Deeper Through The Problematic Zone in Indonesia Geothermal Operation
    Bonar Noviasta, Schlumberger
  • (ePoster) Surface Deformation Study for a Geothermal Operation Field
    Julia Diessl, GeoMechanics Technologies

GeoWell Part 2

Session Chair: Árni Ragnarsson

  • Integrity monitoring of high temperature geothermal wells using fibre optic distributed sensing techniques
    Martin Lipus, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
  • Development of a framework for well integrity risk assessment of geothermal wells
    Mohammad Mansouri Majoumerd, IRIS - International Research Institute of Stavanger
  • First result of DESCRAMBLE project: Drilling toward deep supercritical fluid?
    Massimo Luchini, EGP - Enel Green Power
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch Break, Networking & ePosters
13:30 - 15:00

Session 6 “Drilling Simulation and Automation”

Session Chairs: Junichi Sugiura, Faissal Boulakhrif

  • Web Enabled High Fidelity Drilling Computer Model with User-Friendly Interface for Education, Research and Innovation.
    Robert Ewald, IRIS - International Research Institute of Stavanger
  • Miniature robotic drilling rig for research, technology development and education.
    Astrid Lescoeur, Martin Aagaard Olsen, Mayuran Vasantharanjan, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Construction of an autonomous laboratory scale-drilling rig for testing and control of drilling systems
    Erik Løken, University of Stavanger

Session 7 “Hammer Drilling ”

Session Chairs: Michael Koppe, Matthias Reich

  • New developments for hard rock drilling - From hydraulic DTH Hammer to Laser Drilling
    Volker Wittig, International Geothermal Centre
  • The Water Hammer Effect in Hammer Drilling
    Marc Spinneker, TU Clausthal - Institute of Petroleum Engineering
  • HAMMR Drilling Motor Improves Efficiency
    Gunther von Gynz-Rekowski, ASHMIC LC

GeoWell Part 3

Session Chair: Árni Ragnarsson

  • Brief over view of the Icelandic deep drilling RN-15/IDDP-2 at Reykjanes, Iceland
    Ómar Sigurdsson, HS Orka
  • Well Integrity Platform
    Kris Ravi, Kris-Ravi Consultancy LLC
  • Discussion between the session participants on the GeoWell project
15:00 - 15:15 | Networking Break and Exhibition / ePoster
15:30 | Visit of Research Lab Drilling Simulator Celle
   (only for registered participants)
17:00 | End of Conference
   (Return to Congress Union Celle)

Gold Sponsor


Baker Hughes


Silver Sponsor


ZEPPELIN Power Systems CAT








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Organized by

GeoEnergy Celle e.V.

Endorsing Partners

International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) The Society of Petroleum Engineers Deutsche Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Erdöl, Erdgas und Kohle  e.V. GtV - Bundesverband Geothermie Akademie für Geowissenschaften und Geotechnologien e.V. Energie-Forschungszentrum Niedersachsen Bundesverband Erdgas, Erdöl und Geoenergie e.V. Bundesverband Erdgas, Erdöl und Geoenergie e.V.