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Novel Sensors for Petroleum Industry Applications Technical Information Session
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
801 - 7th Ave SW
It is said that the next decades will be the decade of sensors. Micralyne, Alberta’s only foundry for microelectomechanical systems (MEMS) is at the forefront of this emerging technological wave. Years of research and development have yielded several novel products with applications in the petroleum industry such as digital geophones, downhole sensors and lab-on-a-chip for various environmental analysis needs.
Major advantages of Micralyne MEMS technologies are:
• Miniaturized, lightweight equipment
• Wireless functionalities
• Robust performance in high temperature downhole service
Micralyne was originally established to commercialize breakthrough research from the University of Alberta. The intervening years have seen a number of successes, a broadening products portfolio and the addition of new capabilities. For the oil and gas sector, Micralyne and its channel partners have been active in commercializing and demonstrating the performance of novel products in:
• Wireless digital geophones which dramatically improve signal quality and therefore survey value while minimizing the environmental footprint from smaller equipment and the absence of wires.
• High temperature downhole sensors
• Lab-on-a-chip devices for water and chemical analysis needs in process and environmental applications
PTAC CONSORTIUM PROJECTS
This event will present technical information about the proposed technology and discuss a roadmap for demonstration and commercialization in the petroleum industry.
PTAC consortium projects are a cost-effective way to accelerate the uptake of new technologies. Costs are shared by a number of stakeholders, thus reducing the expense for individual participants. Technology providers achieve faster growth because they reach a number of operators with a single investment.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• Technology directors, managers and advisors
• Petroleum engineering supervisors and engineers
• Environmental and process specialists, scientists and managers
• Oil and gas operating companies
• Service and supply companies
• Petroleum technology innovators and developers
• Government policy advisors and managers
• Experienced professionals interested in learning about new technologies
|12:00 PM||Presentation and discussion|
(Noon on Jun 17)
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