Archive of Presentations


Ryder Scott Virtual Reserves Conference

Does Increasing GOR Typically Reduce EUR in Shale Wells?
By John Lee

SEC Filings and the Evolution of Comment Letters
By Deji Adeyeye

Helium Evaluation and Reporting
By Andy Thompson

Sam Holroyd

Accounting for Co2 Using the SPE Storage Resources Management System (SRMS)
Marylena Garcia

Co2 Storage Analysis and Permitting
By Herman Acuña

Ethics in International Transactions
Josh Wallenstein


Ryder Scott Virtual Reserves Conference

Type Well Uncertainty
By John Lee

Global Gas Market
By Effiong Okon

Natural Gas Value Chain
By Alexander MacKay

SEC Reserves Comments
By Miles Palke

SEC Proposed Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-related Disclosures
By Herman Acuña

Geology of Unconventionals
By John Allen

Panel Discussion with Various Industry Experts: Energy Transition
By Moderated by Ron Harrell


Ryder Scott Virtual Reserves Conference

From long to short: the evolving role of shale in Chevron's portfolio
By Scott L. Neal

What would Arps think about what we've done to his decline model?
By John Lee

SLU: Arrival of a New Marketplace for Undeveloped Acreage
By Stéphane Lamoine

Recent Trends in the Upstream Sector: A Private Equity Perspective
By John Moon

Verifying and Validating GHG Statements Consistent with Reserve Disclosures
By Herman Acuña

The Significance of "Significant"
By Steve Phillips

Panel Discussion: Potential Effects of ESG Requirements on "SPE's Reserves Estimating and Auditing Standards."
Moderated by Ron Harrell

Ethics Hour
By Allison Miller-Mouer


Ryder Scott 2020 Virtual Reserves Conference

Petroleum Resources Management System (PRMS): Maintaining the Global Standard and Addressing Key Issues
by Dan DiLuzio

How Can We Take Possible Well Interference into Account in Production Forecasting
by John Lee

Deepwater Development Enablers - "Promoting From Contingent to Reserves"
by Sandeep Khurana

Latest Themes in SEC Comment Letters - What to Expect
by Miles Palke

The Supply and Demand Imbalance Leading Into Oil Price Volatility
by Lehi Woodrome

Practical Applications of Technically Recoverable Resources
by Dan Olds

"Where Do We Go From Here?"
by Salman Patoli

Panel Discussion: "CO2 Capture and Management - Why Should A Reserves Evaluator Care?"
Moderated by Ron Harrell

Environmental, Social, Governance and Regulatory Issues Colorado Focus
by Jamie Jost


Ryder Scott 2019 Houston Reserves Conference

Wall Street Is Angry. What Can We Do About It?
by John Lee

“Talking Shop” Data Science at Ryder Scott
by Adam Cagle

Latest Themes in SEC Comment Letters
by Miles R. Palke

Booking Proved Reserves Beyond Original Facility Design Life – GOM
by Michael Clark

Mind the Gap Leaping from Prospective to Contingent Resources – A Case Study
by Steve Phillips

Panel Discussion: Where do we go from here?
Moderated by Ron Harrell

Ryder Scott 2019 Mexico Reserves Conference

What’s New with PRMS 2018
by Dan Olds

Maturation of Resources from Exploration to Delineation to Development
by Herman Acuna

Building a Geostatic Model for the Purpose of 1P, 2P & 3P Reserves Estimation
by Steve Phillips

Building a Dynamic Simulation Model for the Purpose of 1P, 2P & 3P Reserves Estimation
by Miles Palke

Building a Model for the Certification of Reserves of the Hokchi Field, an Offshore Field in the Gulf of Mexico
by Juan M. Gavilan & Hector G. Moyano

Potential for Reserves Growth in the Onshore Southern Region
by Gildardo Guerrero

Exploration Perspectives in the SE Basins of Mexico
by Adan Oviedo

Extracting the Maximum Information from your Seismic Data
by Stefano Volterrani

Evaluating Reserves and Resources for Unconventional Plays
by Herman Acuna

America’s Deepwater Basins – Potential, Growth, and Sustenance
by Sandeep Khurana

Case Study of a Tertiary Onshore Field from Cuenca Sureste
by Enzo Aconcha

Analysis of Mexico’s Year End 2018 Hydrocarbon Reserves
by Gelacio Martin & Salvador Macias


Ryder Scott 2018 Reserves Conference

Death by Bubble Point: Fact or Fantasy?
by John Lee

SEC Comments 2017-2018
by Marc Folladori

Using Cloud Technology to Improve Predictions
by James Ruiz

Analytics in Unconventional Plays
by Joshua J. A. Firestone

Integrating and Aligning Your Company’s Reserves and Business Strategy
by Samantha Holroyd

Recent Trends and Emerging Disruptors Driving Creativity in M&A&D and Energy Finance
by Tom Gardner

PRMS 2018 - Highlights of Changes
by Dan Olds

SEC Compliance
by H. Roger Schwall

Ryder Scott Canada 2018 Reserves Conference
Social and Environmental Considerations in Resource Classification
by David Elliott

Contingent Resources , Not All Created Equal!
by Ian McDonald

Market Perspectives of Resources Assessments
by Morad Rizkalla

Auto Forecasting - Its Current Reliability and Uses
by Anton Siyatskiy

Commerciality and its Foundational Role in NI51-101
by Craig Burns

Using Spotfire in Evaluation Work
by Jean Liu Halfe

COGEH 2018
by Doug Wright


Ryder Scott 2017 Reserves Conference
Typical Well Analysis - Complexities and Analytic Techniques
by John Lee

Practical Type Well Profile Construction
by Vitaliy Charkovskyy

TRRC Abandoned Well and Plugging Program and Regulatory Problems Arising from Fluctuating O&G Prices
by David Porter

Unconventional Approach to the Conventional Reservoir
by Natalie Brown

An Update on BOEM's Financial Security Requirements for P&A and Decommissioning on OCS Leases
by Robert Thibault

Top Ten Takeaways from 2016-17 SEC Staff Comments
by Marc Folladori

Analysis of the SCOOP/STACK Plays in Oklahoma
by Steve Gardner

Alpine High: Overcoming Challenges to Make a Successful Play
by Kregg Olson

Ryder Scott Canada 2017 Reserves Conference
A Re-introduction to Ryder Scott Co. Petroleum Consultants
by Dave Haugen

Type Well Analysis - Complexities and Analytical Techniques
by John Lee

Practicalities of Type Well Construction - An Example
by Vitaliy Charkovskyy

Disclosure of Abandonment and Reclamation Costs in NI 51-101 and Other Topics of Current Interest
by Craig Burns

Carbon Tax in the Evaluation of Alberta Reserves
by John MacDonald

Application of Extended Exponential Decline Curve Analysis to the Montney Reservoir
by He Zhang

An Overview of SPEE Monograph #4
by Jim Erdle

COGEH 2017
by Doug Wright


Ryder Scott 2016 Reserves Conference
Reliable Technology: What's New
by John Lee

Crude Oil: A Case for Higher...and Sooner
by Brandon Blossman

U.S. A&D Overview and Update
by Geoff Roberts

Canadian A&D Market Perspectives
by David Haugen

Reflecting the Times: A Review of Recent SEC Staff Comments
by Marc Folladori

Machine Learning for Production Forecasting: Accuracy Through Uncertainty
by David Fulford

Global Warming: Fact or Fiction?
by Dr. Neil Frank

Ethics: Pressing Issues in Turbulent Times
by Linda Schoonmaker

Ryder Scott Canada 2016 Reserves Conference
Use of Reliable Technology in Reserves Estimation and Reporting
by John Lee

Improving Oil Markets. . .Why Lower for Longer Won't Happen
by David Pursell

A Dimensionless Material Balance Type Curve. . .Really?
by Ray Dupuis

Canadian M&A Perspectives
by Cheryl Sandercock

Regulatory Updateo
by Craig Burns

Economic Impacts of Low Crude Prices on the Canadian Economy
by Dinara Millington

Conveying Potential of Assets through ROTR Disclosure
by Phillip Chan

Petroleum Resources Management System Ongoing Considerations and Potential Changes
by Ian McDonald

Alberta's Modernized Royalty Framework
by John MacDonald


Ryder Scott 2015 Reserves Conference
Monograph 4, Monograph 3 . . . and the SEC
by John Lee

Engineering Aspects of Unconventional Reservoirs
by Tom Blasingame

2016 Crude Oil Outlook – "Strong, like Bull"
by Dave Pursell

Mapping Petroleum Reservoirs: Who's in Charge, Minds or Machines?
by Brett Gray

Production Forecasting in Ultra-Low Permeability Reservoirs: Update
by Stuart Filler

A New Empirical Analysis Technique for Shale Reservoirs
by He Zhang

PRMS – Status & Plans
by John Ritter

Legal Issues in the Low Price Environment
by James Cowen and Jeffrey Elkin

Ethics Hour
by Steve Corso and Donald Jackson


Ryder Scott 2014 Reserves Conference
New Trends and Technology for Fracing Unconventional Reservoirs
by Ali Daneshy

Interpretation of Recent SEC Reserves Reporting Guidance
by John Lee

SPEE Monograph 4: Estimating Developed Reserves in Unconventional Reservoirs: Knowledge Gained
by John Seidle

Well Productivity Drivers In Unconventional Reservoirs: What can the data tell us?
by Randy Lafollette

SEC Hot-Button Topics—Reserves Disclosures
by Marc Folladori

Production Forecasting in Ultra-Low Permeability Reservoirs: Proposed Methodology
by Stuart Filler

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Practical Primer for Engineers and Managers
by Joe Stowers

Ryder Scott Canada 2014 Reserves Conference
Enhanced Decline Analysis Leads to Better Estimates for P10/P90
by Randy Freeborn

Volume Classification in Resource Play Evaluations
by Eleazar Benedetto-Padron

Proposed Amendments National Instrument (NI) 51-101 2014
by Phillip Chan

Reservoir Characterization and the Maverick Hypothesis
by John Harper

Production Forecasting in Ultra-Low Permeability Reservoirs: Proposed Methodology
by Stuart Filler

Canada's Future Lies in Accessing European and Asian Markets
by Peter Howard

Merging PRMS and COGEH: A Status Update
by John Etherington

Resources Other Than Reserves Guidelines
by David C. Elliott


Ryder Scott 2013 Reserves Conference
Houston's Hometown Petroleum Engineering Program
by Tom Holley

Some research programs oriented to Chicontepec reservoir characterization and production optimization
by Vinicio Suro-Perez, Ph.D.

Frontlines Bulletin: Friends, Foes and Fracking
by Tisha Conoly Schuller

Booking EOR Reserves
by Marylena Garcia

Developments (2011-2013) in SEC staff views of E&P companies' oil and gas reserves disclosures
by Marc H. Folladori

Are Our Proved Shale Reserves Reasonably Certain?
by John Lee

Determining SEC Disclosure for Reconciliation to Proved Reserves
by Jennifer Fitzgerald

Engineering Ethics: Why It Matters
by Dean Rietz, P.E. and Joe Stowers

Ryder Scott Canada 2013 Reserves Conference
Unconventional Reserves and SEC Guidelines
by John Lee

Unconventional Resources and NI 51-101 Guidelines
by Phillip Chan

Impact of Unconventional Resources in Canada
by David C. Elliott

Review of SOS Software
by Scott Wilson

R&D in Development of Unconventionals
by John Chen

A&D in Canada
by Cheryl Sandercock

Reserves Reconciliations
by Gary J. Gonzenbach and John MacDonald

G&G in Reserves Estimates
by Doug Uffen

Simulation in Reserve Analysis
by Miles Palke

Polymer Flood Simulation for Heavy Oil
by Vitaliy Charkovskyy

Maximum Likelihood and Gas Material Balance
by Ray Dupuis

SEC Comments on Compliance
by Marc H. Folladori


Ryder Scott 2012 Reserves Conference
A Statistical Review of the Montney Shale Play
by Larry Connor

A Novel Simulation Model Review Process
by Bruce A. Palmer, Dean C. Rietz, and Miles R. Palke

SEC SeekerTM – Ready to go Live
by Jennifer Fitzgerald, P.E.

Reserves Impact on Book Value Calculations
by Dan Olds

Common Reserves Standards: A Brief Comparison
by Dean Rietz, P.E.

Important Considerations with the Application of the SPEE Monograph 3 and Reserves Bookings
by Herman G. Acuña

New Production Decline Models for Resource Plays
by John Lee

Estimating in-place volumes in shale plays, an example from the Eagle Ford
by Michael Michaelides

Think You Can Evaluate Reserves Anywhere?
An Ethics Presentation

Reserves: Where commercial and technical interests unite
by Dean Rietz, June 27 – SPE, London


SEC Reserves Reporting - Moving Forward
by Don Roesle

Ryder Scott 2011 Reserves Conference
Subpoenas to Shale Producers
by Jeffrey Elkin

Insight to the Industry's SEC Reporting and Disclosure Under the New SEC Regulations
by John Hodgin

SEC Staff Comments on Reserves and Related Disclosures
by Marc H. Folladori

Introduction to New Ryder Scott Freeware –SEC SeekerTM
by Jennifer Fitzgerald and Eric Sepolio

Update on SEC Five-Year Rule
by John Lee

Can Nanotechnology Provide a New Approach to Oil and Gas Shale Production?
by Andrew R. Barron

**Guidelines For The Practical Evaluation Of Undeveloped Evaluation Of Undeveloped Reserves In Resource Plays
by Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers

Statistics -- A Brief Lesson
by Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers

Estimating Undeveloped Reserves in a Resource Play
by Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers

Oil Spills, Ethics, and Society: How they intersect and where the responsibilities reside
by W.C. Rusty Riese


Booking EOR Projects December 2010
by Mike Stell

Ryder Scott 2010 Reserves Conference
Insight to the Industry’s SEC Disclosure for Reporting the Use of Reliable Technology
by Dan Olds

The Demonstration of a Reliable Technology for Estimating of Oil and Gas Reserves
by Rod Sidle

PRMS Applications Document (AD) “Objectives and Current Status”
by Ron Harrell

How Do You Count to Five? “The SEC 5 Year Rule for PUDs Revisited”
by Jennifer Fitzgerald

Insight to the Industry’s SEC Disclosure for Reporting Probable and Possible Reserves
by Dan Olds

Can you have Probable Reserves without having Proved Reserves?
by Delores Hinkle

Reserves or Resources “What Do You Have If You Don’t Have a Well Penetration”
by John Hodgin

Entrepreneurial Ethics - why it's important
by Wayne Wisniewski


Evaluation of Tight Gas Reservoirs
by Victor Hein

Are There Enough Barrels to Make This a Project? A Reservoir Engineer's Perspective
by Dean Rietz

Ryder Scott 2009 Reserves Conference
Conference Q&A: Former SEC Fellow John Lee on New SEC Rules
by Dr. John Lee

So We Have New SEC Rules- What should we do now?
by Dr. John Lee

First of the Month Prices….How hard can that be to get right?
by Fred W. Ziehe

Vintaging Your Undeveloped Reserve Locations and Projects
by Ryan Wilson

Constraints on Using Reliable Technology
by John Hodgin

Undeveloped Locations-Key Considerations for How Far and How Many
by Bob Wagner

**The Probable and Possible Reserves Dilemma
by Jennifer Fitzgerald

Third Party Reports – Changes Under the New Regulations
by Herman G. Acuña


Probabilistic Analysis, SPE-ATW, 11-08
by Herman G. Acuña

You, Me and the SEC - SPEE
by Fred Richoux

Ryder Scott 2008 Reserves Conference
"Changing the Rules" A Look at the Responses to the SEC Concept Release
by John Hodgin

"If the Investors Could Write the Rules"
by John White

"Planning Ahead" The Role of the SPE Oil and Gas Reserves Committee
by Delores Hinkle

The PRMS and How It Applies to Unconventional Resources
by Ron Harrell

"When the Year End Price Isn't the Year End Price" Things You Need to Know if the Rules Don't Change
by Fred Ziehe

"Tools for Evaluation" A Review of the SOS Software
by Scott Wilson

"Booking Reserves in the Rising Wave of Nationalism"
by Herman G. Acuña

"Beyond Reserve Volumes" Issues That Impact Your Reserves Bookings
by Brad Gouge

Optional Presentation: Ethical Issues in Reserve Evaluation
by Jennifer Fitzgerald


Tyumen 2007 - International Geological and Geophysical Conference
Reserves and Resources Reporting Guidelines (English)

Presentation (Russian)
by John Hodgin

Tyumen 2007 IGGC - Comparison SPE-PRMS & Russian 2005 Reserves & Resources Guidelines
Technical Paper (English)

Technical Paper (Russian)
by John Hodgin

Ryder Scott 2007 Reserves Conference
Petroleum Resources Management System
by John Ritter

**RSC 2007 Reserves Conference
by George Dames

Ethical Issues in Reserve Evaluation
by Larry Nelms

Man-Power Shortage in the Oil and Gas Industry
by Ali Daneshy

Uses and Misuses of Pressure Data for Reserve Estimation
by John McLaughlin

Oil &Gas Reserves & E&P Performance Evaluation
by Andrew Oram

SEC Makes Public Release of Comment Letters
by John Hodgin

Using Simulation Model Results for Reserves
by Dean Rietz


**OSU Oil & Gas Energy Conference, November 16, 2006

**Energy Forum, November 6, 2006

**PDI Sox Conference

Ryder Scott 2006 Reserves Conference
**Reserves Conference - JEB
3D Geological Model for Coalbed Methane Reserves
by Steve Phillips
**Reserves Conference - JFL

A Perpective on Petroleum Reserves and Evaluation Issues
by Don Roesle

Benchmarking Reserves Reporting
by Ron Harrell

Reservoir Simulation Models and Their Use in the Estimation of Reserves
by Dean Rietz

Reserve Booking Guidelines for CO2 Floods - CO2 Flooding Conference
by Mike Stell


Certification of Petroleum Reserves Evaluators, The Time Has Come
by Ron Harrell

The Roles of Reserves Tracking and Certification For National Oil Companies, Large Integrated Companies and Independents
by Herman G. Acuña

Ryder Scott 2005 Reserves Conference

Internal Audits - Completing the Picture
by John Hodgin
Reservoir Simulation Models and Their Use in the Estimation of Reserves
by Dean Rietz
SEC Reserve Booking Principles
by Bob Wagner


Continuing Education - TBPE, Ethical Relationships Between Consultant and Client
by Ron Harrell

The Energy Forum, Sarbanes-Oxley - SOX in the Oilpatch Series, Session III, How Auditors Work with the SOX Team, "Questions I would ask about reserves if I were a financial auditor"
by Ron Harrell

**SPEE, Bakersfield, California, "Certification of Petroleum Reserves Evaluators - The Time Has Come"

Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), Houston, TX, "An update on Oil & Gas Reserves - Who are the Players?"
by Ron Harrell

Houston Chapter - SPE, Ethical Relationships Between Consultant and Client
by Ron Harrell

The Energy Forum Reserves 2004 ™ Series, "Now, Everyone is a Reserves Expert!!"
by Ron Harrell

Hydrocarbon Reserve Estimates and Uncertainty, Presentation to The Energy Authority
by Fred Richoux

The Energy Forum Reserves 2004 ™ Series, Describing, Character & Defining The Reservoir, Session IV: Analogs
by John Hodgin

"SOX in The Patch" Roundtable Compliance and Reporting, Session III Executing External Controls from the Perspective of a Reserves Engineer
by Ron Harrell

Houston Energy Finance Group
by Ron Harrell

**Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Changing Landscape for Booking Reserves

Houston Chapter of SPE Reservoir Study Group
by Ron Harrell

**International Energy Agency Standing Group on the Oil Market, Panel Discussion - Reserves Classification

Conference Call, Sponsored by Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) Calgary Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers
by Ron Harrell


**An Update by the Chairman

"Recent and Current Activities Affecting Oil and Gas Reserves Definitions", Joint API/SPE Houston Chapter General Meeting
by Ron Harrell

U.S. SEC Reserves Definitions - A Moving Target ? - The Denver Chapter of the SPEE
by Ron Harrell

Current applications of "The Standards Pertaining to the Estimating and Auditing of Oil and Gas Reserves Information" to Meet the objectives of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 - SPE ATCE October, 2003 - Denver, Colorado
by Ron Harrell

The Oil and Gas Reserves Report - post Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, The Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Annual Energy Conference
by Ron Harrell

**The Ten Commandments (plus) for SEC Reserves Reporting, SPEE Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina