SMN Technology Forum on ICDs and downhole flow control

28 November 2013

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Technology Forum

ICDs and downhole flow control

Thursday 28th November 2013


Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8BL, Scotland, UK

Registration from 8.30am for 9am start. Ends 4pm.

The forum will include technical presentations and a group workshop session.

Each Sand Management Network member focal point is invited to book up to four places free of charge.  Please contact your Organisations SMN Focal Point for more information.

ICDs and downhole flow control


Flow control device 101: the heuristics for design, description, and application of injection/inflow control

  • Sudiptya Banerjee, Baker Hughes 

Next generation: a fluidic diode autonomous ICD

  • Nick McClellan, Halliburton

Design and evaluation of annular flow isolation in wells with advanced completion  

  • Khafiz Muradov, Heriot-Watt University

ICD modelling as part of a history match

  • Kåre Langaas, Marathon Oil Norge

Remotely activated sleeve for sequential well bore clean up

  • John Donachie, Omega Completion Technology

A  novel technique for wells that require gravel packing for sand control and inflow control devices for managing water encroachment: case histories from Ocelote Field in Colombia

  • Nicholas Lopez, Schlumberger

ICD simulations using computational fluid dynamics (CFD)

  • Ken Watson, Senergy

Autonomous ICD at the Troll field

  • Martin Halvorsen, Statoil AS

Zonal isolation in sand control applications; a myth or gaining traction due to the advent of ICD/AICD devices?   

  • Ben Voll, Tendeka

ICD applications in water injection wells - unique challenges and solutions

  • Rajkiran Malyala, Weatherford

All-electric, multi-position choke (ICV) for ERC wells (SPE 166507)
Steven Fipke, Saudi Aramco


  • Start of a new series of SMN interactive sessions!
  • Led by John Thorburn, Technical Assistant, Sand Management Network


Sand Management Network Focal points, please contact: 

Jane Rodger, Rodger and Co

Consultants to the Sand Management Network

PO Box 10118, Aberdeen AB16 5WJ, UK

Tel +44 (0)1224 495051




The Sand Management Network reserves the right to amend the programme as necessary.




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