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    Integrated Training Program for Coalbed Methane V11.20

    This is a specialized course that covers a wide array of topics associated with coalbed methane reservoirs from petrophysics, geology, geophysics, geomechanics, fracture stimulation, reservoir engineering, production engineering, drilling  and development strategies. This course can be delivered as either an open, closed or remote delivery course.  It can be customized to fit the purpose for clients.  Any subsurface team member that is working on coalbed methane should attend this course.

    Petrophysics, Geology, Geomechanics and Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation


    Logs for Coal Evaluation

    Petrophysics Answer Products

    Case Studies



    CSG geological overview for east coast basins in Australia

    Wireline and D&M image logging technologies and activity for CSG (high resolution image logs)

    Challenges and data quality concerns on image logging in CSG (highly resistive CSG zones)

    Common geological interpretation products for CSG companies in Australia. (coal cleats vs Induced and natural fractures identification, and in-situ stress analysis)

    CSG static modeling (structural modeling and data analysis in Petrel)    



    Fundamentals of constructing 1 Dimensional Mechanical Earth Model (1D MEM)

    Mech Prop, Strength and stresses and constructing 1D MEM in coals

    Case studies


    Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation

    Principles and HF in coals

    Case studies

    Reservoir and Production Engineering

    Wireline Formation testing

    Formation Testing in Coals

    MDT Stress Testing in Coals and case studies


    3D Dynamic Simulator for CSG

    Brief intro to Simulation

    Introduction to CSG simulation

    CSG model initialization

    CSG model History Matching

    CSG model predictions

    Case study and summary

    Groundwater studies are usually needed and environmental approval


     Production Engineering

    Why artificial lift

    Types of artificial lift (ESP, PCP) and their usage in CSG

    Opening the well for production (various considerations and techniques)

    Geophysics and Well Placement

    Geophysics (Microseismic, Fiber optic monitoring)

    Hydraulic Fracture Monitoring using conventional and fiber-optic tools

    Crosswell Seismic applications for coal seam gas


    Well Placement for CSG Wells

    Well-placement in horizontal CSG wells using various techniques

    Case Studies


    Drilling, Well and Completion Design and Development Studies

    Drilling and Well and completion design & Development

    Well and completion design for CSG

    Other development aspects: Water treatment, Well Pads, Surface facilities, appraisal and dev strategy


    CSG Asset Development

    CSG Development Strategy, Operating Philosophy, Safety and Law consideration


    General Overview and Special Topics

    This section will provide a general overview covering the summary of Day-1 to Day-4

    (Petrophysics, Geology, Geomechanics, Hydraulic Fracturing, Reservoir Engineering (Wireline formation testing, stress testing, 3D Geocellular modeling, ground water hydro-dynamics), geophysics (micro-seismic and fiber-optic monitoring, cross-well seismic), Well placement for CSG, Drilling and

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