Technical Program for Day 4, Thursday 16th April 2015

08:00–08:30 Morning Coffee


08:30-08:50 A new experimental set-up for measuring the frequency dependence of Young modulus and Poisson ratio, Lucas Pimienta, Jérôme Fortin and Yves Guéguen , Laboratoire de Géologie _ ENS. (79)

08:50-09:10 Relating static stiffness to ultrasonic, sonic and seismic velocities, Erling Fjær, Rune M. Holt and Anna M. Stroisz, SINTEF Petroleum Research. (76)

09:10-09:30 Joint Measurements of Static and Dynamic Young's Moduli: The Methods and Preliminary Results, Hong Cao,Zhifang Yang,De-hua Han,Xinfei Yan and Minghui Lu, RIPED,PetroChina. (21)

09:30-09:50 Multi-band Direct Laboratory Measurement-based Dispersion analysis on reservoir rocks, Jian-guo Zhao, Shang-xu Wang , Han-jun Yin, Xiao-yi Ma, Xiuyi Yan, and Zhe Li, China University of Petroleum, Beijing. (6)

09:50-10:10 Assessing rock brittleness and fracability from radial variation of elastic wave velocities from borehole acoustic logging, Tang, Xiaoming, Xu, Song, Zhuang, Chunxi, Su, Yuanda, and Chen, Xuelian, University of Houston. (108)

10:10–10:40 Morning Tea


10:40-11:00 Poromechanical properties of carbonate rocks: approach to chemical alteration impact, E. Bemer, M.T. Nguyen, J. Dautriat, M. Adelinet, M. Fleury and S. Youssef, IFP Energies nouvelles. (69)

11:00-11:20 Laboratory Study of the Seismic Properties on Bitumen Saturated Carbonates from Grosmont Formation, Alberta, Xiwei Chen, Arif Rabbani, Doug Schmitt, Randolf Kofman , University of Alberta. (87)

11:20-11:40 Monitoring how carbonate cement dissolution affects rock frame properties due to CO2 injection, Ludmila Adam, Jackson MacFarlane, Kasper van Wijk, Jeffrey Shragge and Karen Higgs, University of Auckland. (27)

11:40-12:00 Petrophysical Characterization of Fontainebleau Sandstone by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Kurt Livo, Andre Revil, Milad Saidian, and Manika Prasad, Colorado School of Mines. (93)

12:00–12:30 Discussion
12:30–13:30 Lunch


13:30-13:50 Water Weakening Effects: Elasticity of Reservoir Chalk with Partial Fluid Saturation, Gram, Tobias Benjamin; Fabricius, Ida Lykke., Technical University of Denmark, Department of Civil Engineering, Kgs. Lyngby. (78)

13:50-14:10 Experimental investigation on the mechanical weakening of a poorly consolidated sandstone induced by fluid injection., Jeremie Dautriat, Christian David, Joel Sarout, Claudio Delle Piane, Romaric Macault and Delphine Bertauld, CSIRO. (32)

14:10-14:30 Effect of dissolution on acoustic properties in carbonate rocks, Yan Xinfei, Lu Minghui, Yang Zhifang and Yu Hao, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development, PetroChina. (28)

14:30-14:50 Ultrasonic Attenuation of Pure THF-Hydrate, Mathias Pohl, Michael L. Batzle, Colorado School of Mines. (15)

14:50-15:10 Discussion
15:10–15:30 Afternoon Tea


Conference Dinner