Baker Hughes College Announcement 8 26 02 by ip00p


									February, 2009

We are pleased to announce that the California Divisions of Baker Hughes Incorporated (BHI) have joined
together to create the “Baker Hughes College”, which will provide training on relevant aspects of the tools
and techniques for exploration, exploitation and production of oil, gas, and geothermal energy in California.
This school will offer informative presentations by Baker Atlas, Baker Oil Tools, Centrilift, Hughes
Christensen, Inteq, Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids, Baker Petrolite, and GeoMechanics Inc.

The intent is to provide training to operators in half day segments across three days, and allow participants to
choose “topic tracks” in order to receive training in areas of interest. The Baker Hughes College is scheduled
on February 24th, 25th and 26th in Bakersfield at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The attached
preliminary document provides more detail on the concept, schedule, courses and sponsors.

The courses will be focused on tools, technology and techniques, not commercial advertising. The
presentations will be technical and structured generically so that they are not perceived as a BHI sales effort.
It also is an opportunity for BHI to highlight synergies of products and services across Baker Hughes’
divisions in California. They will contain similar content to courses taught at company sponsored training,
but can be obtained here in California at a fraction of the cost typically paid remotely. The training is free to
customers and sister company employees. The student or company sponsor need only provide transportation
to Bakersfield, accommodations and meals.

The trainers will include both industry experts from Research and Development, as well as local operational
experts in the California Area.

We are ready to make the final commitments to the hotel, arrange for air travel for the instructors and print
the literature, handouts and other information that will accompany the presentations. Before we make this
final commitment, we want to determine with a reasonable degree of certainty, your level of interest and
obtain a commitment from you. The commitment we are looking for is simply your pledge to send your
people. Your local Baker Hughes divisions will be picking up the tab for this effort and we, like you, want to
ensure that our money is well spent.

A representative from one of your local BHI divisions will soon contact you to answer any questions you may
have and to get an indication of your willingness to participate and support this effort.

We enthusiastically look forward to providing this training event, and hope to see you in Bakersfield on
February 24th, 25th and 26th.


The Baker Hughes College Committee

Kevin McCarriston Phil Tibbs, Steve Cook & Mike Gleason, Baker Oil Tools
Max Patel & Skip Wallace, INTEQ
Doug Thomas & Michael Geherty, Baker Petrolite
Bob Dempsey, Dave Patti, Bill St. Clair, and Ken Shepherd, Centirlift
Bob Kilby, Jason Mason & Lee Payne, Hughes Christiansen
David Kassisieh & Darrell Sizemore, Baker Atlas
Revius Green, Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids
Dr. Colleen Barton, Tim Conn Geomechanics International
                          THE BAKER HUGHES COLLEGE COURSES

                        THE BAKER HUGHES COLLEGE


This seminar will offer informative presentations by Baker Atlas, Baker Oil Tools,
Centrilift, Hughes Christensen, Inteq, Hughes Drilling Fluids, Baker Petrolite and
Geomechanics International. They will be technical presentations of oilfield products
and services. The Baker Hughes College is designed to introduce technology as well as
highlight synergy within the Baker Hughes divisions in California.


To provide California operators an opportunity to gain a working knowledge of products
and services offered by BHI divisions, at a fraction of the cost of alternative training
programs. It will provide training on relevant aspects of the tools and techniques for
exploration, exploitation and production of oil, gas, and geothermal energy in California.
The training is free to operators, and BHI division employees. Students or sponsors
provide their own transportation, accommodation, and meals.


The event will be held on February 24, 25 & 26th, 2009 in Bakersfield at the Four
Points Sheraton. There will be two, half-day sessions per day. The morning sessions
will run from 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM and the afternoon sessions from 1:00 PM until 4:30


Drilling, production, reservoir, completion engineers and technologists; geologists; field
supervisors; management and others seeking to expand their knowledge in the area of
drilling and production operations.

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                                                                        Baker Hughes College Schedule
                                                             Tuesday 02/24                   Wednesday 02/25                                   Thursday 02/26
     Session        Rm.          Sponsor                         Course          Sponsor          Course                     Sponsor               Course
                                                                                                                           Geomechanics         Implications for
                                                      Roller Cone & Fixed Cutter
                             Hughes                                                Geomechanics                            International       Reservoir Fracture
                    1                                 bits, Hole Opening                               Geomechanics
                             Christensen                                           International                                                  Permeability
                                                      Technology, New Products

                              Baker Hughes
     8AM to                                           High Performance Water        Baker Oil          Sand Control            Baker         Chemical Stimulation &
                    2         Drilling Fluids
     11:30A                                           Based Drilling Technology       Tools            Applications           Petrolite       Water Conformance
                                                                                                    Submersible Pump            Inteq           Introduction to
                                 Baker Oil              Casing Exits & Fishing                          Basics                                 Directional Drilling
                    3                                                                Centrilift
                                   Tools                  Workover Systems                                                                        MWD / LWD

                                                          Introduction to                                                  Hughes              Bit Application, Dull
                                                                                      Baker        Corrosion & Microbial
                    1               Inteq               Directional Drilling                                               Christensen        Grading, Hydraulics &
                                                                                     Petrolite     influenced corrosion                      Rock Strength Software
                                                           MWD / LWD
                                                      Wellbore Construction &                       Submersible Pump            Baker        Reservoir Technology
                                 Baker Oil            Innovative Technologies                        Applications and         Hughes
     1PM to         2                                                                Centrilift
                                   Tools                                                                Reliability        Drilling Fluids
    4:30 PM

                               Baker Atlas             Characterizing Well–Bore                     Frac Packing and        Baker Atlas      Cased Hole Evaluations
                                                                                    Baker Oil
                    3                                   Deformations - C-Fer                       Water Packing Best
                                                                Technologies                            Practice

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Bits, Hole Opening Technology & New Products – Hughes Christensen
Description: This presentation will illustrate the difference between roller cone & fixed cutter bits.
Discussion will cover different types of bits, different cutters used and how they are placed. Overview
of hole opening technology & new products.

Bit Selection, Applications and New Technologies – Hughes Christensen
Description: This session is structured to guide participants through the procedure for developing a
bit program. Also discuss why dull grading is important. Instruction will offer guidance on bit selection
based on well geometry and geology along with an overview of bit hydraulics & rock strength
evaluation software.

Introduction to Directional Drilling – Inteq
Description: Basic concepts of directional drilling, calculations, and planning for directional and
horizontal wells are covered. New technological tools for long reach wells, straight hole, geothermal
wells, medium to short radius drilling including coil tubing and new motors and performance.

MWD / LWD – Inteq
Description: Answer While Drilling. Covers the history of MWD / LWD, and MWD systems: power /
transmission / memory, depth tracking, real time versus memory data, LWD sensor - All Imaging
tools, gamma , resistivity (StarTrak), Neutrons, LWD vs. Wireline and Reservoir Navigation Services.

Sand Control Applications – Baker Oil Tools
Description: An over view of sand control applications and practices currently used with an
emphasis on California. Formation analysis, gravel sizing, liner selection, fluid selection and
management, tool selection and pumping capabilities will be discussed.

Frac Packing and Water Packing Best Practices – Baker Oil Tools
Description: An over view of Frac packing and Water packing applications and best practices
currently used with an emphasis on California. Water Analysis, formation analysis, computer
modeling, proppant sizing, liner selection, fluid management, tool selection, perforation selection, and
pumping schedule design will be covered. New technology will be discussed.

Casing Exits, Fishing – Baker Oil Tools
Description: An overview of current practices illustrating various methods of making casing exits
including whipstocks, and section milling. Insights into the latest technologies, including thru tubing
applications will be provided. The fishing component offers an overview of basic fishing operations
featuring both cased and open hole methods and equipment. Insights into the latest technologies will
be provided.

Workover Systems / Thru Tubing Fishing – Baker Oil Tools
Description: The wellbore intervention group will present an overview illustrating various remedial
systems, methods, cased hole products including composites and inflatable injection packers (PIPs).
Thru Tubing Fishing will focus on tools, motors, milling technology and inflatable applications.

Wellbore Contruction & Innovative Technologies - Baker Oil Tools
Description: A variety of new and innovative technologies including, multilateral, reactive element
(swellable), expandables (screen, cladding and hangers), wellbore isolation and liner hanger
applications and case histories will be discussed.

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Cased Hole Evaluations – Baker Atlas
Description:    This course includes overview of industry technology available to measure formation
behind pipe, casing cement bonding, and casing properties. It covers the following tools: Carbon /
Oxygen, Pulsed Neutron Capture - Sigma(, Cased Hole Acoustic Evaluations, and Magnetic Flux
Leakage evaluations. The basics of cement bond log analysis and the newer radial cement bond log
tools will be presented, along with evaluation of light cement slurries and tools available on the
market. Casing property evaluation will include description of magnetic flux leakage for quantitative
evaluation of casing corrosion and holes, with MIT-View All-Arm 3-D imaging devices used for
quantitative evaluation of drill-pipe wear, and rod score in inner coated tubulars.

Characterizing Well–Bore Deformations - C-Fer Technologies - Baker Atlas
Description:      This course presents a method for measuring downhole tubular deformations using a
high precision, all-arm reading caliper tool. The root causes of these deformations will be discussed,
focusing on the interactions between casing, cement, and formation. Casing design and qualification
techniques for severe loading environments such as subsiding reservoirs and thermal operations will
be discussed.

Submersible Pump Basics – Centrilift
Description: This session includes an overview of the ESP system components, their performance
characteristics, and limitations. Key components of Progressing Cavity Pumps (PCP / ESPCP),
Horizontal Pumping Systems (HPumps), and Recirculation Systems, will also be covered. Discussion
of system operating parameters and data as well as basic troubleshooting will be presented.

Submersible Pump Applications and Reliability – Centrilift
Description: Details the products and techniques required for successful application of ESPs in
various well environments. High temperature, abrasives, corrosion, viscous fluids, and high gas
application guidelines will be discussed. The process of properly sizing and designing an ESP system
will also be covered.

Chemical Stimulation – Baker Petrolite
Description: The California producing environment presents many opportunities for wells to be
severely damaged. This course will discuss the many damaging mechanisms identified in California,
treatment plans to repair and prevent this damage, how to identify damaged wells, best practices for
placement techniques, and opportunities to enhance production with low cost chemical treatments.

The Use of Polymer Gels to Treat Water Production and Conformance Problems Gel
Technologies Corporation – Gel Technologies
Description: An overview of the use of polymer gels to treat various water problems will be
discussed including where gels are not applicable. An overview of the different types of water
production and injection problems will be given. The different types of gel technologies that are
offered will be presented along with case histories.

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Corrosion– Baker Petrolite
Description: The presentation will be a basic introduction in oilfield corrosion to include basic
corrosion mechanisms, testing, applications and monitoring techniques.

Microbial influenced corrosion – Baker Petrolite
Description: Microbial influenced corrosion (MIC) is a well recognized cause of internal corrosion in
oil and gas production, transportation, and storage. Studied have shown MIC to be responsible for a
large percentage of internal corrosion in production, gathering, processing, and water injection
systems - anywhere water can be found. Conventional corrosion inhibitor treatment programs have
little or no effect on MIC. MIC can be mitigated with proper operational practices and use of
bactericides. In this presentation you will learn about the types of bacteria responsible for MIC, under
what conditions they can grow, how to recognize and test for MIC, and how to mitigate it.

High Performance Water Based Drilling Technology – Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids
Description: The course is designed to orientate the student high-performance water-based mud
systems designed to deliver improved drilling and environmental performance in a low salinity
environment. The system combines state-of the art drilling fluid technology to deliver total inhibition of
formations encountered in onshore water drilling applications.

Reservior Technology – Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids
Description: This course will focus on new advancements in reservoir cleanup technology. A
successful wellbore clean-up is required since the removal of mud and solids from the well is essential
to the successful completion of the well. Presentation material will include technology designed to
optimize the wellbore clean-up process when displacing drilling fluids prior to the completion process.
This innovative design utilizes advanced mesophase technology that will clean and water-wet all
surfaces, even at high levels of oil-or synthetic-based mud contamination.

Geomechanics – GeoMechanics International

Description: This offering describes the development of geomechanical models and the use of the
technology and expertise to reduce non-productive time in drilling operations. The presentation also
profiles how geomechanical models are used to greatly improve field production through the selective
targeting of natural fractures using GMI’s critically stressed fracture models. The presentation will
provide the audience with the understanding of data requirements, methodologies and, case histories
in the use of geomechanics in drilling and production. The content is suited to drilling and geology
and geophysics personnel. Included will be presentation of GMI’s existing and new methodologies for
geothermal applications.

Implications for Reservoir Fracture Permeability - GeoMechanics International

A field-specific geomechanical model serves as a platform for dramatically reducing costs and
increasing production over the life of a field. Utilizing model-specific stress, pore pressure and rock
properties information, drilling engineers can provide recommendations for efficient well design and
placement to reduce adverse events such as stuck pipe and lost circulation. A geomechanical model
also makes it possible to design completions to avoid or manage solids production and to extend the
productive life of wells. In addition, the effects of reservoir depletion and injection can be predicted to
enable optimal exploitation that avoids excessive reservoir damage, casing collapse, and hazards
related to leakage of produced or injected fluids.

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Implications for Reservoir Fracture Permeability (Continued)

A significant value of the geomechanical model is its application to the efficient exploitation of
fractured and faulted reservoirs. A growing body of evidence reveals that in many fractured reservoirs
the most productive fractures are those that are optimally aligned in the current stress field to fail in
shear. Thus, it is necessary both to obtain knowledge of the stress magnitudes and orientations and
of the distribution of natural fractures to determine the optimal orientations for wells to maximize their
productivity. The best well intersects the maximum number of stress sensitive fractures.

Applying geomechanics and the reservoir fracture distributions to model shear-enhanced permeability
as the mechanism for reservoir production appears to be a promising improvement to existing
reservoir flow models. Utilizing quantitative risk assessment (QRA) and realistic uncertainties in the
critical parameters, it is possible to estimate the uncertainty in predictions of optimal well trajectories
and of stimulation pressures to enhance natural fractures.

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