Conference Program

Celle Drilling 2018, 11-12 September at Congress Union Celle

Tuesday, 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
  • Dr. Anne Bartetzko
13:30 - 14:00 | Keynote Talk
  • Journey Ahead to Cyber Drilling System - Threading Driller, Drilling Engineer and Computers into One
  • Dr. Robello Samuel, Halliburton
14:00 - 14:30 | Keynote Talk
  • Is Drilling Automation Making a Difference
  • Fred Florence, RIG OPERATIONS, LLC
14:30 - 15:00 | Keynote Talk
  • Increasing Environmental Transparency in the Oil and Gas Industry – A new Initiative in Germany as an Example
  • Dr. Michael Zettlitzer, DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG and Chairman Environmental and Safety Committee - BVEG (German Association for Oil, Gas and Geoenergy)
15:00 - 15:30 | Coffee Break & Networking
15:30 - 17:30

Session 1 “Case Studies“

Session Chairs: Michael Röhrlich, Bernd Schmalhorst

  • How Well Delivery and Well Intervention Processes minimize cost and improve efficiency
    Karin Hofstaetter, Wintershall Noordzee B.V.
  • Northeast Operator Drills Longest Extended-Reach, Remote, Single-Run Well in US Land
    Anthony Ferrari, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Real Time Geosteering Integrated Services. A Key issue in Maximising Geothermal Exposure and Minimizing Drilling/Completion Risk. A Paris Basin Case Study.
    Davide Di Tommaso, Weatherford
  • A Collaborative Approach to Transforming Field ROP Performance through the Introduction of New Bit Technology: A Case History from Key North Sea Wells
    William Attridge, Baker Hughes, a GE Company

Session 2 “Drilling Dynamics and Measurements”

Session Chairs: Michael Neubert, Gerald Heisig

  • High-Frequency At-Bit Measurements Provide New Insights into Torsional Dynamics when Drilling with Steerable Mud Motors in Unconventional Horizontal Wells
    Joshua Wilson, Scientific Drilling International
  • Stick-slip processes on drill strings in simulation and application
    Georg-Peter Ostermeyer, TU Braunschweig - Institut für Dynamik und Schwingungen
  • Drilling and completions hazard mitigation using high-resolution LWD acoustic images
    Nicklas Ritzmann, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • New Transient 3-Dimensional Torque and Drag Model for ERD wellbores
    Ahmad Mirhaj, MHWirth
  • (ePoster) Investigation of drill string dynamics while drilling through rock inhomogeneities
    Mohamed Ichaoui, TU Braunschweig - Institut für Dynamik und Schwingungen
17:30 - 18:30 | Coffee Break & Networking
18:30 | Conference Evening

Wednesday, 12 September

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

Session 3 “Drilling Optimization and Modelling”

Session Chairs: Georg-Peter Ostermeyer, Jan Einar Gravdal

  • Automatic Detection of Anomalous Drilling Operations using Machine Learning Methods and Drilling Process Simulations
    Adrian Ambrus, IRIS
  • Increased Value Extracted from Drilling Automation as Seeing a Shift from „Drilling Faster“ to „Drilling Smarter“
    Mats Andreas Andersen, National Oilwell Varco
  • Using Particle Filters to Estimate Bit Response for Drilling Optimization
    Benoît Daireaux, IRIS - International Research Institute of Stavanger
  • Differential Sticking Prediction during Liner Running and Drilling Operations – Case Studies
    Arash Asgharzadeh, TU Clausthal
  • (ePoster) Leveraging Aerospace and Automotive to Simulate Our Way Ahead
    Mark Hutchinson, Leader Drilling International

Session 4 “Drilling and rig simulators”

Session Chairs: Joachim Oppelt, Fred Florence

  • Performance Analysis of the New Horizontal Drilling Simulator at DSC
    Rodrigue Freifer, TU Clausthal
  • Research Conducted on a Laboratory-Scale Drilling Rig to Maximize ROP and Improve the Understanding of Complex Drill String Vibrations
    Erik Andreas Løken, University of Stavanger
  • Mitigation Techniques for High-Frequency Torsional Oscillations - Laboratory Test and Simulation
    Vincent Kulke, TU Braunschweig, Institut für Dynamik und Schwingungen
  • Dynamics Measurements in a Full-Scale Horizontal Drilling Simulator under Realistic Conditions
    Lisette Hayn, TU Clausthal/Drilling Simulator Celle
10:30 - 12:30 | Coffee Break, Networking & e-Posters
11:00 - 12:30

Session 5 “Well integrity and cementing”

Session Chairs: Christian Kiesl, Bernhard Lungwitz

  • Innovative High Multi-Resistant Cement System HMR+ Blend – Premium Solution for P&A Applications
    Nils Recalde Lummer, Fangmann Energy Services GmbH & Co. KG
  • Restoring Storage Well Integrity
    Natalie Zamora-Anders, Halliburton
  • Integrity Management for Underground Gas Storage
    Olaf Kruck, DEEP.KBB GmbH
  • (ePoster) Wellbore monitoring of gravel packing and cement pumping with distributed fiber optic strain sensing
    Martin Lipus, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Session 6 “Drilling Tools and Equipment”

Session Chairs: Udo Grossmann, Carsten Freyer

  • Enhanced Tool Qualification Procedures Based on High Frequency Downhole Data for Increased Reliability of Drilling Tools.
    Armin Kueck, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Step-change in Rotary Steerable Technology enabled by Enhanced Casing Installation system.
    Geertjan van Og, Huisman Well Technology B.V.
  • BOP Recertification Process
    Andreas Beck, MAX STREICHER GmbH & Co. KG aA
  • (ePoster) Alternative Approach for Block Position Tracking Using Radar Sensor Technology
    Vanessa Herrera, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
12:30 - 13:30 | Lunch Break, Networking & ePosters
13:30 - 15:00

Session 7 “Drill Bits and Drilling Performance”

Session Chairs: Jürgen Schamp, Junichi Sugiura

  • Processing and Analysis of Drilling Induced Vibrations to Obtain Elastic Rock Properties
    James Lakings, Fracture ID
  • Data Driven Automated Bit Selection in a Collaborative Way
    Umesh Prasad, Baker Hughes, a GE company
  • Analyzing RPM-Effects in Deep Drilling Processes based on Single-Cutter Tests
    Zhiyi Fu, TU Braunschweig, Institut für Dynamik und Schwingungen

Session 8 “Geothermal Applications”

Session Chairs: Wolfgang Schoebel, Matthias Reich

  • Investigation of Physical Properties of Cements for Geothermal Wells with Emphasis on Thermal Conductivity
    Helen Pedrus Chinweuba, TU Clausthal
  • MWD Technology for Directional Drilling in a 300°C Geothermal Environment
    Dominik Hoheisel, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
  • GFZ Geothermal Research Platform Groß-Schönebeck
    Ernst Huenges, GFZ Potsdam
15:00 - 15:30 | Networking Break and Exhibition & ePoster
15:30 - 17:00 | Visit of Drilling Simulator Celle Research Institute
   (only for registered participants)
17:00 | End of Conference
   (Return to Congress Union Celle)

Gold Sponsor


Baker Hughes

Otto Fuchs


Silver Sponsor


MB Well Services




ZEPPELIN Power Systems CAT







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GeoEnergy Celle e.V.

Endorsing Partners