Wednesday, April 23, 2014
SCA News
April 6, 2014 | 13:05 CET
Horizontal Well Intervention, Re-Stimulation & Remedial Workover Optimization 2014
April 23-24 | Houston, Texas

Over two days, production, intervention and completions industry experts will evaluate the most reliable new developments in well servicing tools and technology including coiled tubing strength, fiber optic cable, eline and conveyance tools, expandable casings, workover fluid and corrosion mitigation innovations, straddle packers and dissolvable frac plugs and evaluate the cost of stick pipe vs coiled tubing interventions to determine the most cost-effective investment in well interventions is achieved. Over 18 presentations will be delivered across the following key themes:

For more information please visit: workover-optimization-2014.

SCA members are offered a 15% discount to attend, use code 'SCA15'
March 20, 2014 | 9:39 CET
Geofactory - A new website sponsor
Geofactory offer a large range of geological consumables, methodologies and suitable solutions applicable for the onsite drilling environment and the laboratory.
Aware of the latest challenges faced by the industry, aside with a solid network of associates (supplier, consultant, logistic…) Geofactory guarantee adapted solutions to answer demands all over the world.
High % of core recovered only means 100% of usable material for analysis when appropriate measures are taken.
Because of its in-depth knowledge and creativity Geofactory position itself as an innovative company and a focus leader into the “Core Market.
Please go to Geofactory website to read more.
February 27, 2014 | 16:35 CET
ISRM / ARMA / SCA workshop
Workshop theme: Core Acquisition, Handling and Sampling to Ensure Quality Tests
Place: Minneapolis, USA
Date: Saturday 31 May 2014

The workshop will address the accuracy and reliability of core-based methods and the underlying quality of core sampling, analysis and testing.
The anticipated topics to be discussed are:
- Core acquisition and handling;
- Core preservation, assessment and sampling;
- Core damage; and sample preparation for testing.

If you want attend or are willing to contribute some wise to the workshop then please contact Johm Shafer.
February 4, 2014 | 16:37 CET
2014 Symposium Abstracts
Abstract submission has been closed. Only for late submitters and in consultation with the VP Technology subission is possible until end of this week.

All 100+ abstract submitters have now received a receipt acknowledgement email from Roland Lenormand with some further information. Please contact Roland if you have not received such an email.
January 30, 2014 | 11:59 CET
Shales: What do they have in common
Fourth EAGE Shale Workshop
6 - 9 April 2014
Porto , Portugal

The EAGE shale workshop will bring together people from academia, research institutes and industry to exchange latest research results on shale properties and their importance for various applications.
Contributions will come from many different disciplines. In a joint effort, geologists, civil engineers, core analysts, petrophysicists, geochemists, geomechanists, geophysicists, reservoir engineers, and others will help to improve our understanding of shales.
An evening session will be devoted to:
This might be of particular interest for Core Analysts.
More information can be found here
January 24, 2014 | 10:35 CET
Petrophysics Magazine Dec 2013
The SCA best papers 2012 have been published in the December 2013 issue of Petrophysics Magazine. Hereb you can also find a small article on the 2013 Symposium (pg 586).
December 24, 2013 | 12:02 CET
2013 Symposium Best Paper and Poster Awards
Best Paper :
- Patrick Egermann with paper SCA2013-028

Best Poster:
- Carl Fredrik Berg with poster SCA2013-067

Young Professional Best Paper
- Dmitry Koroteev with Paper SCA2013-014

Young Professional Best Poster
- Matthias Halisch with Poster SCA2013-069

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