MI@NUS Subsurface Technology R&D Workshop

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The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and Maritime Institute @National University of Singapore (MI@NUS) will be jointly organising this workshop which is a strategic area under the SMI R&D roadmap for the offshore sector.  This workshop serves as a platform for various parties to share and discuss initiatives that will help support and address key research areas for the roadmap.  This workshop focuses on the technology and developments for the characterization of the subsurfaces beneath the ocean floor, ranging from surface based methods to downhole measurements.  The applications include near surface geohazard, methane hydrate, petroleum reservoir characterization and monitoring, EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery), drilling hazard avoidance, and casing and cement integrity.  In addition, the tools, equipment and components used will be discussed.

Time* Programme*
1230 Registration + Buffet Lunch Reception
1330 Welcome Address

Prof Chow Yean Khow, Executive Director, MI@NUS

1340 “An Integrated Approach to Subsurface Characterization”

Prof Arthur Cheng, Professor, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engrg, NUS

1400 “Challenges and Opportunities for Downhole Drilling Tools”

Dr Glenn Wilson, Technical Leader for Sensor Physics, Halliburton/Sperry

1420 “Research on rugged sensors for downhole applications”

Mr Walia Rajan, Senior Manager (Industry Development), Institute of Microelectronics (IME), A*STAR

1440 “Challenges in Imaging and Understanding Petroleum Reservoir Through Seismic Data”

Dr Dechun Lin, Senior Vice President, CGG

1500 Coffee/Tea Break
1520 “Trends in Enhanced Oil Recovery”

Dr Nanji Hadia, Technical Leader of Enhanced Oil Recovery Group, Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences (ICES), A*STAR

1540 Panel Discussion / Q&A

Chaired by Prof Arthur Cheng, Professor, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engrg, NUS

1620 Closing Address

Mr Heng Chiang Gnee, Executive Director, SMI

1630 Presentation of Token of Appreciation and Group Photo-taking
1630 End

 *Subject to change

Admission is free and kindly click ​HERE for online registration. Registration will be open until 12 Jan 2016, 12pm.
For enquiries, please contact: maritimeinstitute@nus.edu.sg.

Additional Details

Contact Person - Ms Shirley Lai

Contact Number - +65 6601 3085

Organizer - MI@NUS

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