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Event program / Geo-Energy Systems and Underground Technologies

DGMK/ÖGEW Spring Conference "Exploring the subsurface potential - make the energy transition happen".

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Welcome and Opening

Großer Saal


Netzeband, G., Managing Director of DGMK e.V., Rückheim, J., Chairman of DGMK Department Geo- Energy Systems and Underground Technologies

Plenary Lectures

Moderation: J. Rückheim

Energy to Turnaround - Defossilization from the Perspective of an International Energy Company

Müller-Belau, J., Managing Director Energy Transition Deutsche Shell Holding GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Carbon2Chem® - A Contribution to CO2 Emission Reduction

Büker, K., Principal Chemist, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Dortmund, Germany

The Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) experience in the Nordics - Insights from Denmark and Norway

Cheese, A.-M., Country Lead CM&H2 Denmark, Wintershall Dea AG, Kassel, Germany

15.00 - 15.30
Coffee Break

H2 Storage

Moderation: I. Forstner
Großer Saal

Keynote: On determining the applicability of steels for hydrogen transport and storage.

G. Mori1, B. Loder1, C. Fournier2, A. Reveillere2, 1University of Leoben, Leoben, Austria, 2Geostock SAS, Rueil-Malmaison Cedex France

HySTORAGE: Preliminary investigations of possible hydrogen losses with focus on a planned hydrogen storage field test in Bierwang

Strobel, G.1, Kosack, C.1, Bombach, P.2, Fischer, A.2, Hagemann, B.3, Hogeweg, S.3, 1Uniper Energy Storage GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2Isodetect GmbH, Leipzig, Germany, 3TU Clausthal, Institute of Subsurface Energy Systems, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Grid bridges - dual-directional caverns as a connecting element between electricity and gas grids

Fischer, K., Wischert, J., Lüdtke, C., Lindemann, P., Feller, O., Stablegrid Group, Schlagsdorf, Germany

Characterization of OCTG material for the application in underground hydrogen storage caverns

Klarner, J.1, Schnideritsch, H.1, Friess, B.1, Kepplinger, J.2, Horvath, B.2, Haydl, R. 2, 1voestalpine Tubulars GmbH & CO KG, Kindberg-Aumuehl, Austria, 2DEEP.KBB GmbH, Hanover, Germany

Digital Transformation

Moderation: U. Lorang
Hunting room

Vision4SRP: Digital monitoring system for sucker-rod pumps - an example for collaborative project development through co-creation

Fischer, D.1, Buchebner, M.2, Allmaras, M.3, 1ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, Hanover, 2Wintershall Dea Deutschland GmbH, Emlichheim, 3Siemens Energy AG, Erlangen, Germany

Data management as part of EMPG's energy management system

Bauschulte, S., ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, Energy Management, Großenkneten, Germany

Possibilities for optimizing drilling planning processes through the use of machine learning

Ulumaskan, I., Wintershall Dea Deutschland GmbH, Business & Information Management Ressort - Data & Information Management Department, Hamburg, Germany

AI Use Cases for Asset Failure Prediction

Möller, J., Siemens AG, Digital Industries, Bremen, Germany

drilling technology

Moderation: S.van der Woude
Celler Saal

A discussion on the state of drillstring vibration control: Industry vs Research

Sharma, A., Teodoriu, C., The University of Oklahoma, MPGE, Norman, United States of America.

100% Core Recovery in Potassium Salt Layers - Our Experience with MgCl2-Mud Systems.

Schimmrigk, L., UGS GmbH, Engineering, Drilling / P&A, Mittenwalde, Germany

A new well shape with direct application to geothermal drilling in order to reduce costs and improve lifetime of the well

Teodoriu, C., The University of Oklahoma, MPGE, Norman, United States of America.

Experimental Analysis of Cyclic Loading Effect on Seal Integrity of Cement Sheath

Wu, X.1,2, Hou, Z.1, Li, Z.2, Liu, J.2, Song, W.2, Li, J.2, Su, D.2, 1Clausthal University of Technology, Research Centre of Energy Storage Technologies, Goslar, Germany, 2Southwest Petroleum University, State Key Laboratory of Oil and Gas Reservoir Geology and Exploitation, Chengdu, China.


Moderation: J.Lillie

Life Saving Rules and Actions (LSRA) at EMPG

Hahn, C., ExxonMobil, SHE, Hannover, Germany

Geosteering Mittelplate (NW Germany) - Special challenge during corona restrictions

Bolten, H., Dellepiane, S., Schwarz, D., Berger, P., Wintershall Dea Deutschland GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Process Safety Competency

Schmid, S., ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, Hannover, Germany

Human Performance Concept at EMPG

Beyer, J. L., ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, SSHE, Hannover, Germany

Poster Session

Moderation: S. Engelshove, L. Ganzer
Gallery on the upper floor

Poster contributions (see below)

Evening Event

Großer Saal

Greetings of the ÖGEW

R. Oswald, Chairman of ÖGEW

Nordzucker on the way to climate neutrality!

A. Godow, Chief Production Officer, Nordzucker AG, Braunschweig


Thaers Wirtshaus, Thaerpl. 1, 29221 Celle (Directly at the Congress Union Celle)

Thursday, June 1, 2023

08.15 - 08.55
Coffee Morning

in the foyer

Energy Storage

Moderation: F. Weise
Großer Saal

Storage of mechanical energy via artificial cracks in low-permeability rock formations of the deep subsurface

Tischner, T.1, Young, R.2, 1Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Deep Geothermal Energy and CO2-storage, Hanover, Germany, 2Jung-Geotherm, Isernhagen, Germany

10.30 - 11.00
Coffee break and presentation of the She Drives Energy Study Award

Geoscience I

Moderation: V. Köhler
Hunting room

Aspects of a repository search based on borehole geophysical data.

Strobel, J., Schöner, N., Zühlke, R., Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung mbH (BGE), Peine, Germany

Distribution of Lower Cretaceous Sandstones in Lower Saxony - New Maps and Data for Geothermal Energy

Pierau, R., Schöner, R., State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology, Hannover, Germany

Coffee break and presentation of the She Drives Energy Study Award

Production Engineering

Moderation: D. Davies
Celler Saal

Development and testing of a tool for scale removal in pipes using the electro-pulse method

Anders, E.1, Klein, S.2,1TU Dresden, Chair of Construction Machinery, Dresden, Germany, 2TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute for Drilling Technology and Fluid Mining, Freiberg, Germany


Award of the She Drives Energy Study Awards

by Daniela Davies

Coffee Break


Moderation: U. Winter
Castle room

Health, occupational safety and environmental protection - Positive impact in all areas through the use of drones

Wirth, S.1, Dinu, I.2, 1Christof Industries Global GmbH, Graz, Austria, 2J. Christof E&P Services SRL, Bucharest, Romania

Public Participation in Geomonitoring - The Success at the Epe Underground Gas Storage Facility

Rudolph, T.1, Goerke-Mallet, P.1, Müterthies, A.2, Teuwsen, S.2, Yang, C.-H.2, 1Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences, Post-Mining Research Center, Bochum, Germany, 2EFTAS GmbH, Münster, Germany

Monitoring of induced seismicity in Lower Saxony from an operational point of view

Bartels, T., Wintershall Dea Deutschland GmbH, D&T (Digitalization and Technology), Hamburg, Germany

10.30 - 11.00
Coffee break and award ceremony of the She Drives Energy Study Prize in the Celler Saal

underground storage technology

Moderation: R. Przyrowski
Großer Saal

Recompletion of oil caverns to create a monitoring annulus at the Etzel cavern storage facility

Engmann, M.1, Reekers, C.2, 1ESK GmbH, Freiberg, Germany, 2STORAG ETZEL GmbH, Friedeburg, Germany

Planning and implementation of cavern flooding taking into account the geological framework conditions and downstream gas conditioning

Geisweller, M.1, Buzogany, R.2, Donadei, S.2, Gaßner, A.3, 1wesernetz Bremen GmbH, Bremen, Germany, 2DEEP.KBB GmbH, Hanover, Germany, 3Nord-West Kavernengesellschaft mbH, Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Current research activities on rock mechanics aspects related to hydrogen storage in salt caverns.

Lux, K.-H., Pan, T., Sun-Kurczinski, J., Zhao, J., TU Clausthal, Chair of Geomechanics and Multiphysical Systems, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.

Dry Re-completion of two gas storage cavern wells in UK

Lennox, A.1, Eight, A.2, McMichael, C.1, 1Atkins Ltd, Net Zero Energy Business, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2Atkins Energy Germany GmbH, Net Zero Energy Business, Oldenburg, Germany

Lunch Break

Petroleum Engineering

Moderation: A. Payer-Moser
Hunting room

EOR Barenburg: pilot run -results

Wolf, M., ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, Hannover, Germany

CO2 EOR in highly fractured carbonate deposits - A case study.

Amro, M., Reichmann, S., Freese, C., Alkan, H., TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

Geoscience II

Moderation: J. Schoenherr
Celler Saal

Keynote: Storage of carbon dioxide under the North Sea

Wallmann, K. GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel

CCS monitoring with gravimetry - a sensitivity study

Grobys, N.1, Roth, T.1, Petersen, S.2, Krieger, M.2, 1Wintershall Dea, Hamburg, Germany, 2TERRASYS Geophysics, Hamburg, Germany

A new generalized geological 3D model for Lower Saxony (TUNB3D-NI)

Helms, M., Sattler, S., Wangenheim, C., Ziesch, J., Schöner, R., State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology, Hannover, Germany

13.00 - 13.45
Lunch Break

Poster award ceremony

Moderation: L. Ganzer
Großer Saal

Poster award by tba

Geothermal Energy

Moderation: J. Uhde
Großer Saal

Stimulation of the Geretsried Geothermal Well - Operational Procedure and Challenges in Technology Transfer from the CHP Industry

Tegeler, R.1, Backers, T.2, 1Tegeler Energy, Berlin, Germany, 2Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics Chair of Engineering Geology/Rock Mechanics, Bochum, Germany

Geothermal reuse of hydrocarbon wells by deep borehole heat exchangers

Koltzer, N.1, Sporleder, M.1,2, Schoenherr, J.3, Steininger, S.1, Wellmann, F.1,4, Bracke, R.1,5, Kukla, P. A.6, 1Fraunhofer Research Institution for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Energy IEG, Bochum, Germany, 2Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg BTU, Department of Electrical and Thermal Energy Systems, Cottbus, Germany, 3ExxonMobil Production Deutschland GmbH, Hanover, Germany, 4RWTH Aachen University, Computational Geoscience, Geothermics and Reservoir Geophysics (CGGR), Aachen, Germany, 5Geothermal Energy Systems, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, 6RWTH Aachen University, Geological Institute, Energy and Mineral Resources, Aachen, Germany

Large scale heat pumps and geothermal energy - an ideal couple for a greener heating scenario

Schäfer, J., Wenn, N., Hüttl, C., Siemens-Energy, Erlangen, Germany

Lessons learned from a geothermal well test with associated sour gas in the Vienna Basin

Maierhofer, M., Romich, N., Hollmann, T., OMV, Vienna, Austria


Moderation: A.-M. Cheese
Hunting room

Influence of Capillarity on Salt Precipitation during Primary CO2-Brine Displacement.

Jammernegg, B.1, Schollenberger, T.2, Hommel, J.2, Flemisch, B.2, Ott, H.1, 1Montanuniversität Leoben, Department of Petroleum Engineering - Chair of Reservoir Engineering, Leoben, Austria, 2University of Stuttgart, Institute for Water and Environmental Systems Modeling, Stuttgart, Germany

Development of a Well Delivery Process for CO2 Injection Wells

Krueckert, K., Wintersall Dea AG, Global Well Construction, Hamburg, Germany

Importance of Proper Curing and Aging of Cements in Laboratory Testing for CCS Applications

Mandt, T.1, Czuprat, O.2, Fogden, A.3, 1Wintershall Dea GmbH, Global Well Construction, Hamburg, Germany, 2Wintershall Dea Technology & Service Center, Drilling Fluids & Cement Testing Laboratory, Barnstorf, Germany, 3Wintershall Dea Technology & Service Center, Digital Rocks, Barnstorf, Germany

Comprehensive guidelines on the suitability criteria of cementitious materials for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in oil wells

Congiu, E.1, Mandt, T.2, Dideriksen, K.3, Canonico, F.4, Plack, H.5, Cassino, C.6, Boccaleri, E.1, Paul, G.6, 1Università del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile e la Transizione Ecologica, Vercelli, Italy, 2Wintershall Dea AG, Global Development and Engineering - Well Construction, Hamburg, Germany, 3Geological Survey Of Denmark & Greenland University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4Buzzi Unicem, BUILT Buzzi Unicem Innovation Lab and Technology, Vercelli, Italy, 5Buzzi Unicem Dyckerhoff, Global Well Cement, Wiesbaden, Germany, 6Università del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Scienze e Innovazione Tecnologica, Alessandria, Italy

Performing while Transforming

Moderation: A. Weiss
Celler Saal

Keynote: Technical risks of the hydrogen infrastructure from the insurer's perspective

Roegener, J., Axa Insurance

Decentralized energy supply with fuel cells and green hydrogen

Lehmann, F.1, Michael, M.1, Scheffler, S.2, Beyer, U.2, 1Texulting GmbH, Chemnitz, Germany, 2Fraunhofer IWU, Chemnitz, Germany

Reactivation Transition in post-mining: How to make a successful transition from traditional resource use to renewable energy?

Tiganj, J., Research Center of Post-Mining at the THGA University Bochum, Reactivation & Transition, Bochum, Germany.

Digital Transformation - How new technology inspired employees to modernize the operations of an 80+ year old oil gas field!

Bernold, M., OMV Austria Exploration & Production GmbH, PSO - Production System Optimization, Gänserndorf, Austria

Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 17.30 - 19.00

Poster Session

Moderation: S. Engelshove, L. Ganzer
Gallery on the upper floor

Flood-induced seismicity in the Ruhr area - a geomechanics perspective

Niederhuber, T.1, Müller, B.1, Röckel, T.2, Rische, M.3, Schilling, F.1, 1Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Technical Petrophysics, Karlsruhe, Germany, 2Piewak & Partner GmbH, Bayreuth, Germany, 3Ruhr University Bochum, Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, Bochum, Germany

The importance of studies on the mitigation of environmental impacts in the Santos Basin Region: Focus on pre-salt oil and gas activities

Oliveira, F.1, Oliveira, M.1, Nascimento, A.2, 1Universidade Estadual Paulista, Postgraduate Degree in Engineering, Guaratinguetá, Brazil, 2Universidade Federal de Itajubá, Mechanical Engineering, Itajubá, Brazil

Numerical Simulation of Bio-Geo-Reactive Transport during UHS - A Modelling Approach.

Hogeweg, S., Hagemann, B., Ganzer, L., Clausthal University of Technology, Institute of Subsurface Energy Systems, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.

Experimental investigations and development of a correlation to characterize the diffusion process of hydrogen and methane during UHS

Michelsen, J., Hogeweg, S., Hagemann, B., Langanke, N., Ganzer, L., TU Clausthal, Institute of Subsurface Energy Systems, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Biostratigraphic evaluation of data from the Mittelplate oilfield (NW Germany)

Holstein, B.1, Schneider, C. A.2, Bolten, H.3, 1IntegBiostrat, Wedemark, Germany, 2Wintershall Dea, Technology & Service Center, Barnstorf, Germany, 3Wintershall Dea Deutschland GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

Requirements and implementation of a monitoring system for monitoring the axial load situation in bore completions. Description of the systems used on the basis of a practical example.

Pfeifer, K.1, Toll, D.2, 1UGS GmbH, Well Integrity/ Product Development & Applications, Mittenwalde, Germany, 2UGS GmbH, Well Integrity, Product Development & Applications, Mittenwalde, Germany

Current state of research on thermal hydrogen production from depleted oil reservoirs

Bauer, J. F., Amro, M. M., TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute for Drilling Technology and Fluid Mining, Freiberg, Germany

Pursuit of the fugitives 200° isothermal in northern Germany

Heins, W. A.1, Masterton, S. M.2, 1Getech Group plc, Houston, United States of America, 2Getech Group plc, Leeds, United Kingdom

Diagenetic controls and reservoir quality of tight limestones from the Upper Cretaceous.

Ölmez, J. A., Busch, B., Hilgers, C., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Structural Geology & Tectonics, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Visualisation of microbial activities in reservoirs during UHS based on real-rock micromodels

Cheng, C., Busch, B., von Dollen, M., Oelmez, J. A., Hilgers, C., Karlsruhe Institute of Techonology, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Comparative Analysis of Well Drilling Techniques for Natural Resources Access and Energy Recovery

Maluf, T., Nascimento, N., Nascimento, A., Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP, PRH-ANP/Finep 34.1, Guaratinguetá, Brazil.

Drilling Geothermal wells, challenges, and solutions

Zapata Bermudez, F., Jacek Zajaczkowski, Archer Oiltools AS, Oiltools, Stavanger, Norway

Experimental determination of the capillary pressure to assess hydrogen integrity in completion systems

Perozo, N., Jaeger, P., Clausthal University of Technology, Institute of Subsurface Energy System, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany.

Use of the FMEA method to evaluate the integrity of underground cavern storage facilities.

Bachmann, N.1, Boernecke, D.2, 1Fraunhofer IEG, Operational Safety Management, Bochum, Germany, 2Fraunhofer IEG, Deep Drilling Technology and Completion, Bochum, Germany

Experimental simulation of bit-rock interaction to study and analyze the effect of stick-slip vibrations on a drillstring

Sharma, A., Teodoriu, C., The University of Oklahoma, MPGE, Norman, United States of America.

Large-scale underground energy storage: A key technology for carbon neutrality in China and Germany

Xie, Y.1,2, Wu, X.1,3, Hou, M.1,4, Li, Z.3, Luo, J.1,3, Lüddeke, C.1, Huang, L.4, 1TU Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 2Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan, China, 3Southwest Petroleum University, Chengdu, China, 4Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China

Fluvio-deltaic facies interpretation using 3D-seismic attributes analysis and unsupervised machine-learning algorithm: Strategy to reduce geothermal exploration risk in the North German Basin

Bello, L.1, by Hartmann, H.2, Franz, M.1, Moeck, I.1,2, 1University of Göttingen, Geoscience Center - GZG, Göttingen, Germany, 2Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics, Hannover, Germany

Hydrothermal and petrothermal: "TRENDS" - and a review

Georeservoirs Working Group, G.-Z., University of Göttingen, Applied Geoscience, Göttingen, Germany.

Lithium extraction in the thermal water cycle - how it sometimes comes to false predictions

Georeservoirs Working Group, G.-Z., University of Göttingen, Applied Geoscience, Göttingen, Germany.

CompReact: Compositional Simulation of Reactive Transport in CO2 Storage

Wirth, M., Yan, W., Technical University of Denmark

Subject to change!