November Tech Talk 

Considerations for Multi-well Pad Well Control

When: November 17th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm CST

Location: Oklahoma City Geological Society


Speaker Biography:

Steve Wehrenberg is a Sr. Well Control Specialist for Wild Well Control, Inc., a Houston, Texas based company specializing in worldwide firefighting, well control and engineering services. Steve has over 26 years of experience in well control and well intervention operations worldwide.  Steve has extensive operational experience in well control, snubbing,hydraulic workover and coiled tubing operations.

As an experienced well control specialist, Steve has managed well control operations throughout the U.S. and in worldwide locations.  He has participated in high profile operations involving horizontal and HPHT wells in sensitive areas.

Steve has been an instructor for hydraulic workover, coiled tubing and well control courses.  Steve also has been involved in numerous patents related to well intervention and has published numerous industry articles, SPE papers and best practices.

Steve maintains all pertinent industry training and is a member of multiple industry organizations. Steve resides in Mustang, Oklahoma where he enjoys spending time with his wife Mandy and three children.

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Compressor Shop Tour (09/29/2016)

 SPE Tour of J-W Power Company

August Tech Talk

Presenter: Jie Wang, Reservoir Engineer - Weatherford

Title of the presentation: Reservoir Fluid Characterization

Jie Wang bio:

Jie Wang has been a Reservoir Project Engineer at Weatherford Laboratories since 2011. She obtained her BSc degree in Petroleum engineering from Petroleum University of China. She also has an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Calgary Canada. She was a PhD candidate in reservoir engineering from 2004 to 2009. Jie has more than 10 years’ experience in reservoir engineering, including reservoir simulation, special core analysis as well as reservoir fluid characterization. She has authored and co-authored 10 technical papers in the area of chemical and reservoir engineering. 


  1. Surface sample collection
  2. Recombination of surface sample-at what ratio
  3. Measurement of bubble point or dew point
  4. Separator tests-why more than 1 and at what conditions
  5. Differential liberation depletion test-Why and How
  6. Constant volume depletion- Why and How
  7. Constant composition expansion-Why and How
  8. Viscosity measurements vs correlations—Liquid vs Gas
  9. Retrograde gas condensate reservoir engineering
  10. Observations on unconventional liquid-rich shale reservoirs

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