2015 SPE Eastern Regional Meeting

October 13-15, 2015
Waterfront Place Hotel
Morgantown, West Virginia, USA

The Northern West Virginia Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers is pleased to host this year's Eastern Regional Meeting, October 13-15, 2015. This year's event will be held at the Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown, West Virginia, on the Monongahela River and in the heart of the Appalachian Basin. Northern West Virginia is central to Marcellus and Utica Shale operations and has a long history of activity in conventional oil and gas plays. We expect in excess of 300 industry professionals to attend this special event.

Please register to attend, sponsor and/or exhibit at the conference. Also, don't miss our golf outing or the chance to order your 2015 SPE Polo Shirt (deadline is Sept. 25 at noon).

Kashy Aminian and Chris Shea
2015 Program Committee Co-chairs

Refrac Panel Roundtable and Open Discussion

Thursday, October 15 - 10:30 AM
Main Ballroom - Waterfront Place Hotel

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Moderator & Panelists

Moderator and Panelists
Henry Jacot,

H-Frac Consulting Services
Mike Vincent,

Insight Consulting
James Rodgerson,

Devon Energy
Tim Svarczkopf,

TightROCK Solutions LLC


  1. Why do refracs work? Is a Marcellus refrac boom on the horizon?
  2. How NOT to pump a frac.
  3. When to refrac and how to identify a refrac candidate.
  4. Symbiotic technologies and surveillance result.
  5. Should I plug-off good perfs?
  6. Should I refrac a good well?
  7. Refrac strategies and experiences in the Marcellus and other formations.

General Conference Schedule

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Tuesday Oct 13, 2015
Time Subject Location
7:30am - 12:30pm Golf Outing
The Pines Country Club
8:30am - 6:00pm Registration and Exhibitor Setup MEC Lobby and Exhibit Hall
3:30pm - 5:00pm Regional (All Sections) Officers Meeting Moon River A & B
6:00pm - 8:00pm Welcome Reception MEC Foyer and Exhibit Hall
Wednesday Oct 14, 2015
7:00am - 8:15am Authors Breakfast Waterfront
8:00am - 5:00pm Registration MEC Exhibit Hall
8:00am - 6:00pm Exhibits MEC Exhibit Hall
8:30am - 12:00pm Morning Technical Sessions
Waterfront Salons A-D
Waterfront Salons E-H
9:00am - 3:00pm Spouse Trip
Tour of WVU Sports Facilities
Tour of WVU Oil & Gas Museum
12:30pm Opening Comments MEC Exhibit Hall
12:40pm Keynote Luncheon:
SPE 2016 President, Nathan Meehan
MEC Exhibit Hall
1:30pm – 5:00pm Afternoon Technical Sessions
Waterfront Salons A-D
Waterfront Salons E-H
5:00pm – 6:30pm Social Hour, Reception and Raffle MEC Exhibit Hall
Thursday Oct 15, 2015
7:00am – 8:15am Authors Breakfast Waterfront
8:30am – 10:00am Morning Technical Sessions
Waterfront Salons A-D
Waterfront Salons E-H
10:00am – 10:30am Coffee Break  
10:10am Exhibitor Raffle  
10:30am – 12:30pm Refrac Panel and Open Discussion Moderator: Henry Jacot
Panelists: Mike Vincent, James Rodgerson, Tim Svarczkopf
Main Ballroom - Waterfront Place Hotel
12:30pm Closing Comments Main Ballroom - Waterfront Place Hotel

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