Relevance of clastic & carbonate diagenesis for reservoir quality

Welcome to an interesting workshop!

The workshop is not only about diagenesis - it covers a wide range of reservoir aspects with the intention to bridge the gap between microscopic pore systems and seismic reservoir bodies. Held at NPD premises in Stavanger, the workshop consists of oral presentations and a core viewing session Thursday afternoon.

The program is ready for download here.

  • Date 01.12.2016
  • Time 09:00
  • Duration 2 days
  • Participants 57
  • Register by 28.11.2016
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Relevance of clastic & carbonate diagenesis for reservoir quality

Who should attend
This FORCE workshop is structured to appeal to all who wish to broaden their geological knowledge. It is of interest for geologists and geophysicists, whether in exploration, development or production, but is also relevant for reservoir engineers and petrophysicists interested in geological workflows. Especially students are invited to sign as petroleum industry-relevant aspects will be discussed.



Program can be downloaded here.

Workshop objective
Diagenesis exerts a major control on porosity and permeability during basin evolution. It remains thus a relevant factor of reservoir quality which is not easy to understand.
The intention of the oral presentations is to shed additional light on underexplored play concepts of the NCS including karstified carbonates and spiculites or deeply weathered basement. Renowned colleagues from Academia and industry will present their views on the state-of-the-art diagenesis tool box which consists of ‘traditional’ petrography, calcium isotope thermometry, quartz overgrowth modeling, reservoir quality prediction and more.    
The core workshop‘s intention is to present a variety of cores from siliciclastic reservoirs while we discuss the link between depositional environment and diagenesis. While looking at Cretaceous Intra-Lange turbidites cored in wells 6407/1-7 & 1-7A, we will presented diagenesis-relevant data such as core descriptions, petrography, conventional logs, image logs and NMR logs. The cores from well 6506/12-N-4 show Lower Jurassic sandstones buried deeper than 4000m. Good reservoir quality is preserved were grain coating chlorite has prevented growth of quartz cement. It will be shown how sedimentological facies and diagenesis controls the reservoir quality. The core of well 6406/2-8 encounters Lower Jurassic carbonate-cemented sandstone of the Åre Formation and documents how cements deteriorated reservoir quality. 
FORCE seminars have previously been fully booked with waiting lists so you are encouraged to sign up as soon as you know you will attend.

Participant fees  
FORCE member NOK 1500,-
Non-member NOK 3000,-
University/student NOK 500,-

Please find registration box at the top of the page.

Important information:
You can register as a FORCE member and pay "FORCE member" price if you are an employee of a member company.
All FORCE members are listed here.

Payment is made online by credit card. Please note that no refunds will be given after you have signed up. If you for any reason can not attend the seminar, you are welcome to send a representative, just inform as soon as there are changes.

Evening dinner
There will be an evening dinner on Thursday December 1st at De Røde Sjøhus, Nedre Holmegt. 12-20, 4003 Stavanger . This is included in the seminar fee, but we kindly ask you to inform us if you are not attending the dinner.
Information in PDF.

Organizing committee:
Oliver Weidlich, Wintershall Norge
Jyotipuspa Goswami, Engie
Philip Milstead, Centrica
Ruth Elin Andersen Midtbø, Statoil
Bjørn Kåre Bryn, Centrica
Tone Mydland, NPD

Photo: Øyvind Hagen - Statoil