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William Scott Meddaugh

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Professor
Department
Geosciences
Location
Bolin Hall
Room
307F
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Harvard University PhD
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee MSc
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee BA
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Saudi Arabian Chevron, Houston, TX Subsurface Team Leader and Technical Advisor 05/11/2021 05/11/2021
Chevron Energy Technology Company Consultant, Senior Staff Geologist, Earth Sciences 05/11/1992 05/11/2021
Chevron Exploration and Production Services Company, Houston, TX Supervisor 05/11/1987 05/11/1992
Chevron Oil Field Research Company (Gulf Research and Development Company) Senior Research Geologist 05/11/1981 05/11/1987
Midwestern State University Robert L. Bolin Distinguished Professor of Petroleum Geology 01/01/1970

Peer Reviewed External Publications including SPE Papers

 

Masaud, Mohamed, W. Scott Meddaugh, and Masaud Eljaroshi,  Characterization and Geostatistically Modeling a Geologically Complex Upper Cretaceous - Cambro-Ordovician Reservoir. Case study: Meghil Field, Sirte Basin, Libya, Accepted for 2020 SPE Annual technical Conference, Denver, October 2020)

 

Masaud, Mohamed and W. Scott Meddaugh, Reservoir Characterization-Geostatistical Modeling of the Paleocene Zelten Carbonate Reservoir. Case study: Meghil Field, Sirte Basin, Libya (SPE Paper, 95988, SPE Annual Technical Conference, Calgary, October 2019)

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Meddaugh, Andrew J., 2018.  Geological Heterogeneity in Geological Models - A Review of the Impact of Available Data, Modeling Parameters, and Modeling Workflow on Primary Recovery, Waterflooding, and Steamflooding Projects (SPE Paper 191527, SPE Annual Technical Conference, Dallas, September 2018)

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Meddaugh, W. Craig, and McCray, Brian, 2017.  Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Sparse Data and Decision Bias on Reservoir Recovery Forecasts, (SPE Paper 187402), 2017 SPE Annual Technical Conference, San Antonio, October 2017

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2015.  Improving Reservoir Forecasts by Understanding the Relative Impacts of Sparse Data, Reservoir Modeling Workflow and Parameter Selection, and Human Bias (SPE Paper 175009), 2015 SPE Annual Technical Conference, Houston, September 2015  

 

Osterloh, W. Terry, W. Scott Meddaugh, and Don Mims, 2013.   Probabilistic Thermal Simulation of the 1st Eocene Large Scale Pilot (LSP) Steamflood, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, p. 97-116, v. 16, n. 1, February 2013.

 

Meddaugh,  W. Scott,  Paul Frydl, Rachel Dvoretsky, Dennis Dull, Steve Gross, Saleh al-Gamdi, and Steve Johansen, 2013. The Wafra Second Eocene Heavy Oil Carbonate Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Reservoir Characterization, Modeling, and IOR/EOR Evaluation, SPE 164247, March 2013

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, W. Terry Osterloh, Ipsita Gupta, Nicole Champenoy, Dana Rowan, Niall Toomey, Shamsul Aziz, Steve Hoadley, Joel Brown, and Falah Al-Yami, 2012.  The Wafra Field First Eocene Carbonate Reservoir Steamflood Pilots:  Geology, Heterogeneity, Steam/Rock Interaction, and Reservoir Response, SPE 158324, October 2012.

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, W.T. Osterloh, S.F. Hoadley, N. Toomey, N. Champenoy, S. Bachtel, D.E. Rowan, J. Brown, F.M. Al-Dhafeeri, A.R. Deemer, 2011.  Impact of Reservoir Heterogeneity on Steamflooding, Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE 150606, December 2011

 

Champenoy, N., D.E. Rowan, W. Meddaugh, G. Gonzalez, S. Aziz, 2011.  Understanding the Historical Assessment of Reservoir Performance (HARP) of the 1st Eocene Reservoir for Future Steam Flooding, PZ, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE 150578, December 2011

 

Gross, Steve, Steve Johansen, Tomas Perinot, Art Deemer, Steve Hoadley, W. Scott Meddaugh, 2011.   Steamflood Pilot Design for the Wafra Field 2nd Eocene Reservoir in the Partitioned Zone, SPE 150610, December 2011

 

Osterloh, W. Terry, Scott Meddaugh, and Don Mims, 2011.   Probabilistic Thermal Simulation of the 1st Eocene Large Scale Pilot (LSP) Steamflood, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE 150580, December 2011

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Nicole Champenoy , W. Terry Osterloh, and Hong Tang, 2011. Reservoir Forecast Optimism - Impact of Geostatistics, Reservoir Modeling, Heterogeneity, and Uncertainty, SPE145721, October 2011

 

Tang, Hong, Niall Toomey, and W. Scott Meddaugh, 2011. Using an Artificial-Neural-Network Method To Predict Carbonate Well Log Facies Successfully, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, Volume 14, Number 1, February  2011, pp. 35-44

 

Tang, Hong, Niall Toomey, and W. Scott Meddaugh, 2009. Successful Carbonate Well Log Facies Prediction Using an Artificial Neural Network Method: Wafra Maastrichtian Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE 123988, October 2009

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Stewart Griest, and David Barge, 2009.  Quantifying Uncertainty in Carbonate Reservoirs - Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, SPE120102, March 2009.

 

Iqbal, Afzal, John Smith, Ali Reza Zahedi, Deemer, Arthur, Falah M. Al-Yami, W. Scott Meddaugh, Mansoor A. Rampurawala, Bingjian Li, Ihsan Gok, and Talal Al Enazi, 2010. Characterization of a Complex Carbonate Heavy Oil Reservoir – A Case Study, SPE 120423, March 2009.

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, David Barge, W. W. (Bill) Todd, and Stewart Griest, 2007. The Jurassic-age Marrat Reservoir at Humma Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait - Utilization of a Probabilistic, Two Stage Design of Experiments Workflow for Reservoir Characterization and Management, IPTC-11219, December 2007.

 

Dull, D. W., Garber, R. A., and Meddaugh W. S., 2007.  The Sequence Stratigraphy of the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Key to Reservoir Modeling and Assessment, AAPG Memoir 88, p. 247-279.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Dull, Dennis, Garber, Raymond, Griest, Stewart, and Barge, David, 2007. The Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Geology, Stratigraphy, and Static Reservoir Modeling, SPE 105087, March 2007

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Dull, D, Griest, S. D., Montgomery, P., and McNaboe, G., 2006. Stochastic Reservoir Model for the First Eocene Reservoir, Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ),  Geostatistics Banff 2004 (Leuangthong, O. and Deutsch, C. V., ed.), Volume 2, Springer, p.757-762.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Griest, S. D., and Gross, S. J., 2006.  Application of Design of Experiments to Expedite Probabilistic Assessment of Reservoir Hydrocarbon Volumes (OOIP), Geostatistics Banff 2004 (Leuangthong, O. and Deutsch, C. V., ed.), Volume 2, Springer, p.751-756.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2006. Evaluation of Stochastic Earth Model Workflows, Vertical Up-scaling and Areal Up-scaling Using data from the Eunice Monument South Unit (New Mexico) and the LL-652 Central Fault Block (Venezuela) Reservoirs,  Geostatistics Banff 2004 (Leuangthong, O. and Deutsch, C. V., ed.), Volume 2, Springer, p.743-750.

 

Meddaugh, W. S. and Griest, S. D., 2006. A Design of Experiments-based Assessment of Volumetric Uncertainty during Early Field Delineation and Development, Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone, in Slatt, R. M. et al., eds., Reservoir Characterization: Integrating Technology and Business Practices: 26th Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Bob F. Perkins Research Conference Proceedings, p.  115-156

(December 2006)

 

 

 

Meddaugh, W. S. Gross, S. J., Griest, S. D., and Todd, W. W., 2006. Impact of Volumetric and Connectivity Uncertainty on Reservoir Management Decisions:  Case Study from the Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone, in Slatt, R. M. et al., eds., Reservoir Characterization: Integrating Technology and Business Practices: 26th Annual GCSSEPM Foundation Bob F. Perkins Research Conference Proceedings, p.  1125-1167  (December 2006)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2006. Reservoir Modeling for Mature Fields – Impact of Workflow and Up-scaling on Fluid Flow Response, SPE 99833, May, 2006

 

Chakravarty, A., Liu, D. B., and Meddaugh, W. S., 2000. Application of 3D Streamline Methodology in the Saladin Reservoir and Other Studies, SPE 63154, October 2000

 

Mursky, G., Anderson, J. W., Cook, T. R., and Meddaugh, W. S., 1989.  Uranium and Thorium in Selected Precambrian Rock units in Wisconsin: Geoscience Wisconsin, v. 13, p. 35-61.

 

Bloom, J. R. and Meddaugh, W. S., 1988.  Chevron's Production Workstation: Geoscience Information Society (GSA) Proceedings, v. 19, p. 191-201.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 1984.  Variability of Fischer Assay products from Green River Formation Oil Shales, C-a Tract, Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado: Proceedings, 17th Annual Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado School of Mines (April), p. 171-186.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Imbus, S., Ting, F. T. C., and Salotti, C. A., 1984.  Variation of Organic Geochemistry and Petrography with Depth of Burial, Green River Formation Oil Shales, Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado: Proceedings, 17th Annual Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado School of Mines (April), p. 159-170.

 

Smith, D. K., Sterner, S. M., Kerrick, D. M., and Meddaugh, W. S., 1984.  Multiphase Quantitative Analysis of Colorado Oil Shales involving Overlap of Diffraction peaks: Advances in X-ray Analysis, v. 27, Plenum Publishing Corporation, p. 355-362.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Salotti, C. A., Imbus, S., and Ting, F. T. C., 1983.  Organic geochemistry of Green River Formation Oil Shales, Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 15, n. 7, p. 447.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., and Salotti, C. A., 1983.  Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Green River Formation Oil Shales, C-a Tract, Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado: Proceedings, 16th Annual Oil Shale Symposium, Colorado School of Mines (April), p. 113-123.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Holland, H. D., and Shimazu, N., 1982.  The Isotopic Composition of Lead in Galena in the Uranium Ores at Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada: Ore Genesis - The State of the Art, Springer-Verlag, p. 25-37.

 

 

 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2019. Production Forecasting: Improved Understanding of Why Sparse Data, Static and Dynamic Reservoir Modeling Limitations, and Human Bias Leads to Optimistic Recovery Forecasts, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Meeting and Conference, San Antonio, Texas

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2019. An Updated Semivariogram “Atlas” for Carbonate Reservoirs: Impact on Geological Models and Dynamic Model Production Forecasts, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Meeting and Conference, San Antonio, Texas

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2018.  Capturing Reservoir Heterogeneity in Reservoir Models – How Much is Enough?, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Meeting and Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2018.  Reservoir Modeling – An Insiders History of a Key Enabling Technology, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Meeting and Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2017.  Reservoir Forecast Quality – Impact of Reservoir Modeling, Uncertainty Assessment of Sparse Data, and Decision Bias, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Meeting and Conference, Houston, Texas

 

\Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2016. Improving Reservoir Production Forecast Accuracy – Application of Lessons Learned from Conventional Reservoirs, AAPG/SEG International Conference and Exhibition, September 6-9, Cancun, Mexico

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2015. Reducing Sources of Optimism in Reservoir Production Forecasts – Application of Lessons Learned from Conventional Reservoirs to Unconventional Reservoirs, Reserve Estimation – Unconventionals Conference, August 11-13, 2015, Houston, TX (invited technical talk)

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Laura Gilbert, Trent Henderson, Brian McCray, Challena Pickney, 2015.  Improving Recovery by Improving Forecasting – Human, Science, and Technology Perspectives, AAPG, Denver (accepted for oral presentation June 2015 meeting).

 

Gilbert, Laura, Trent Henderson, Brian McCray, Challena Pickney, and W. Scott Meddaugh, 2015. Production Forecasting Optimism - Impact of Workflows, Sparse Data, and Human Bias, AAPG Southwest Section Meeting, April 2015, Wichita Falls, TX

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2014. Sources and Mitigation Strategies to Reduce Optimism in Reservoir Forecasting – Past, Present, and Future, Gussow Geoscience Conference – Advances in Applied Geomodeling for Hydrocarbon Reservoirs, Banff, Canada (September 22-24, 2014).

 

Meddaugh, W. Scott, Nicole Champenoy, and W. Terry Osterloh, 2012. Reservoir Performance Forecasting – How Well Are We Really Doing?  EAGE Conference on Integrated Reservoir Modeling, Dubai, November 2012.

 

Meddaugh, William; Osterloh, W. Terry; Champenoy, Nicole, 2011.  Forecasting More Realistic Reservoir Performance – Observations from Studies of the Wafra First Eocene Carbonate Reservoir and Other Reservoirs, GEO2012 Meeting, Bahrain, March 2012.

 

Aziz, Shamsul, Steve Bachtel, Nicole Champenoy, Dennis Dull, Bambang Gumilar, Vincent Heesakkers, Marina Hruska, W. Scott Meddaugh, Paul Montgomery, W. Terry Osterloh, Richard Patience, David Pollitt, Meghan Playton, Mark Skalinski, Dana Rowan, Eugene Rubin, Art Saller, and Niall Toomey, 2011.  An Updated Characterization of the Wafra First Eocene Dolomite Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait:  Static and Dynamic Studies, GEO2012 Meeting, Bahrain, March 2012

 

 

 

Rowan, D. E.; Patience, Richard; Champenoy, Nicole; Meddaugh, W. Scott, 2012.  Significant biologic and hydrodynamic control on reservoir oil properties and resultant reservoir geometry in the Wafra, First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Zone, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, 2012 AAPG Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California

 

Ratcliffe, Ken, Meddaugh, W.S. Montgomery, P., Playton, T.E., and Spain, D., Linking repetitive pseudo-cyclical variations in inorganic whole rock geochemical data to sea level fluctuations; Examples from Devonian reef complexes, Paleocene/Eocene intertidal dolomites (1st  Eocene reservoir) and Upper Jurassic black shales (Haynesville Formation), Geological Society of America, Minneapolis, October 2011.

 

Meddaugh, William; Osterloh, W. Terry; Champenoy, Nicole, 2011.  Impact of Carbonate Reservoir Heterogeneity on Reservoir Forecasts: Why Are Production Forecasts Too Optimistic and Can Anything Really Be Done to Eliminate Forecast Bias?, AAPG, Houston, April 2011.

 

Montgomery, Paul; Ratcliffe, Ken; Wray, Dave; Bachtel, Steve; Wright, Milly; McCarty, Doug; Derkowski, Arek; Archuleta, Bonny; Toomey, Niall; Dull, Dennis; Meddaugh, William; Urbat, Michael, 2011. Application of Whole Rock Inorganic Geochemistry to Stratigraphic Understanding of Mixed Carbonate Evaporite Reservoirs, an Example from the First Eocene of the Wafra Field, PZ, AAPG, Houston, April 2011.

 

Bachtel, Steve; Toomey, Niall; Pollitt, David A.; Saller, Art; Playton, Meghan; Heesakkers, Vincent; Dull, Dennis; Montgomery, Paul; Archuleta, Bonnie; Anthonissen, Erik; Meddaugh, William, 2011. Reservoir Characterization of the Paleocene/Eocene First Eocene Dolomite Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Zone (Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), AAPG, Houston, April 2011.

 

Rowan, Dana; Aziz, Shamsul; Champenoy, Nicole; Meddaugh, William; Gonzalez, Gregorio, 2011. Integrating Wireline Pressure Data, Stratigraphy, and Historic Fluid Production to Better Understand the Areal and Stratigraphic Pressure Distribution Prior to Steamflood Operations in the Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, PZ, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, Houston, April 2011.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, 2010. Perspectives on Geostatistics, Reservoir Modeling, Heterogeneity, and Uncertainty, Saudi Arabia Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Meeting, Dhahran, December 2010.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, W. Terry Osterloh, Niall Toomey, Dennis Dull, Nicole Champenoy, Shamsul Aziz, and Dana Rowan, 2010. Geological Heterogeneity in Carbonates: Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait – Implications for Steamflooding, Saudi Arabia Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Meeting, Dhahran, December 2010.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, 2010. Semivariogram Parameters for Carbonate Reservoirs – Geological Variability and Potential Impact on Dynamic Modeling, EAGE, Barcelona, June 2010 (extended abstract)

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Niall Toomey, Dennis Dull, W. Terry Osterloh, and David Barge, 2010. Geological Heterogeneity and Compartmentalization in the Wafra First Eocene Carbonate Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, New Orleans, April 2010.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Hong Tang, Niall Toomey, and W. Terry Osterloh, 2010. The Impact of Geostatistical Model Parameters on Fluid Flow: Detailed Modeling of the Large Scale Steamflood Pilot Area, Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Zone (PZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, GEO2010, Bahrain, March 2010.

W. Scott Meddaugh, Niall Toomey, William C. Dawson, Dennis Dull, William C. Stewart, W. Terry Osterloh, and David Barge, 2010. Geological Heterogeneity in the Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait:  Implications for Steamflood Development, GEO2010, Bahrain, March 2010.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Stewart Griest, Hong Tang, 2009. Uncertainty in Carbonate Reservoirs – Quantitative Assessment Using the Results of A Volumetric Look-Back Study on the Humma Marrat Reservoir,  Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, (Denver), June 2009.

 

Niall Toomey, Hong Tang, W. Scott Meddaugh, 2009.  Using Neural Network Predicted Facies to Refine the Stratigraphic Framework; Maastrichtian Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, (Denver), June 2009.

 

Hong Tang, Niall Toomey, W. Scott Meddaugh, 2009.  Successful Carbonate Well Log Facies Prediction Using An Artificial Neural Network Method – Wafra Maastrichtian Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, (Denver), June 2009.

 

W. Scott Meddaugh and David Barge, 2008. The Heavy Oil Resource of the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, IGC 2008, Oslo, August 6-14, 2008

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Niall Toomey, Kera Gautreau, and Stewart Griest, 2008.  Heterogeneity in Carbonates – The Effect of Data Density on Reservoir Modeling of the Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, San Antonio (April 2008).

 

Kera Gautreau, W. Scott Meddaugh, Jim McAuliffe, Stewart Griest, and Niall Toomey, 2008. Wafra First Eocene Reservoir Characterization Study to Assess Water Encroachment and Remaining Resource Potential, Partitioned Neutral Zone, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait,  AAPG, San Antonio (April 2008).

 

Niall Toomey, W. Scott Meddaugh, Kera Gautreau, and Stewart Griest, 2008.  Sequence Stratigraphy of the Maastrichtian Wafra Carbonate Reservoir in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, GEO2008, Bahrain (March 2008).

 

Kera Gautreau, W. Scott Meddaugh, Jim McAuliffe, Stewart D. Griest, and Niall Toomey, 2008.  Production Attribute Mapping Workflow to Assess Remaining Resource Potential and Distribution of Water in the First Eocene Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, GEO2008, Bahrain (March 2008).

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Kera Gautreau, Niall Toomey, and Stewart Griest, 2008.  The Wafra First Eocene Reservoir in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Geology and Reservoir Modeling for the Large Scale Steamflood Pilot, GEO2008, Bahrain (March 2008).

 

W. Scott Meddaugh and David Barge, 2008. The Heavy Oil Resource of the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, Saudi Meeting on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Technologies, Riyadh (January 2008) 

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Niall Toomey, Kera Gautreau, Dennis Dull, and Stewart Griest, 2008.  Reservoir Modeling of the Wafra First Eocene Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, Saudi Meeting on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Technologies, Riyadh (January 2008) 

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Niall Toomey, Raymond A. Garber, Stewart D. Griest, Dennis W. Dull, and David L. Barge, 2007. Maastrichtian Heavy Oil Reservoirs in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, AAPG, Athens (November 2007)

 

Stewart D. Griest, Rhys Schneider, W. Scott Meddaugh, John M. Garrity and William F. Stewart, 2007.  The Cretaceous Ratawi Reservoir at South Fuwaris Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Acquisition and Interpretation of New High-Resolution 3D Seismic Data and Geological Modeling, AAPG, Athens (November 2007)

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, Ray A. Garber, Stewart Griest, Dennis W. Dull, Ritesh Sablok, Rebecca Latimer, and Arturo J. Contreras, 2007. Stochastic Modeling of the Wafra Maastrichtian Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), AAPG Long Beach (April 2007)

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, S. D. Griest, and David Barge, 2007.  The Humma Marrat Reservoir Development Project - Design of Experiments-Based Workflow Efficiency Meets the Reality of New Delineation Well Data Acquisition, AAPG Long Beach (April 2007)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Garber, R. A., Stewart Griest, Dennis W. Dull, Ritesh Sablok, W. W. Todd, and Arturo J. Contreras, 2006. The Wafra Maastrichtian Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) – Reservoir Description, Stochastic Modeling, and Dynamic Simulation, AAPG international Meeting, Perth, November 2006  

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Dull, D, and Garber, R., 2006.  The First Eocene Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), AAPG European Meeting , Mallorca, May, 2006  

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Garber, R., and Dull, D, 2006.  The Wafra Maastrichtian Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) – Geology, Stratigraphy, and Modeling, AAPG European Meeting, Mallorca, May, 2006  

 

Dull, D. W., Garber, R. A., and Meddaugh W. S. 2006.  The Sequence Stratigraphy of the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) Reservoir at Wafra Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait: Key to Reservoir Modeling and Assessment, AAPG Memoir 88 (also presented as part of the AAPG 2006 Core Workshop, Houston, April 2006).

 

Meddaugh, W. S. 2006. A Review of Porosity Semivariogram Parameters from Giant (and Not so Giant) Carbonate Reservoirs, AAPG Houston, April, 2006  

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2006. Impact of Earth Model Workflow and Up-scaling on Fluid Flow Modeling in Mature Fields, AAPG Houston, April, 2006  

 

Williams-Stroud, S., S. Griest, and W. S. Meddaugh, 2006.  A Geologic Strain and Reservoir Attribute-Based Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) Model of the Humma Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone, AAPG Houston, April, 2006  

 

Griest, S., Osama Al-Shaarawy, Kumar Sukhdarshan, W. Scott Meddaugh, John Garrity, Gilles Pages, and Tore Lein-Mathisen, 2006. Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ) Case Study – Part 1:  Reservoir Geology and Stratigraphy, GEOS 2006, Bahrain, March, 2006    

 

Meddaugh W. S., W. W. (Bill) Todd, Stewart Griest, John Garrity, Osama Al-Shaarawy2, Kumar Sukhdarshan, Claude Boibien, Gilles Pages and David Barge, 2006. Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ) Case Study – Part 2:  Reservoir Evaluation and Optimization, Bahrain, March, 2006    

 

Meddaugh, W. S. and Griest, S. 2006.  Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ) Case Study – Part 3:  Historical Look-back at Volumetric Uncertainty during Delineation and Development, GEOS 2006, Bahrain, March, 2006    

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2006.  Porosity Semivariogram Parameters for Carbonate Reservoirs, GEOS 2006, Bahrain, March, 2006   

 

Williams-Stroud, S., S. Griest, and W. S. Meddaugh, 2006.  Building a Discrete Feature Network Model of Fractures within the Reservoir Property Model: Humma Field, PNZ, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, GEOS 2006, Bahrain, March, 2006   

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2006. Reservoir Modeling for Mature Fields – Impact of Workflow and Up-scaling on Fluid Flow Response, Bahrain, March, 2006

   

Meddaugh, W. S., 2005. Historical Assessment of Volumetric Uncertainty for the Humma Marrat Reservoir in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), AAPG (Calgary, June 2005).

 

W. Scott Meddaugh, S. D. Griest, S. J. Gross, and D. Barge, 2005.  Probabilistic Model-Based Evaluation of Volumetric and Connectivity Uncertainty, Humma Marrat Reservoir, Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), AAPG (Calgary, June 2005).

 

Griest, S. D. and Meddaugh, W. S., 2005. Petroleum System Study of the Humma Marrat Reservoir in the Partitioned Neutral Zone (PNZ), AAPG (Calgary, June 2005).

 

Meddaugh, W.S., Moros, S. J., and Olivier, W., 2004.  Stochastic Reservoir Modeling and Workflow Evaluation, C3-C4 Interval, Central Fault Block (CFB), LL-652 Reservoir, Venezuela, AAPG (Dallas, April)

 

Meddaugh, W.S. and Moros, S. J., 2004. Facies, Sequence Stratigraphy and Flow Units in the Eocene C-4-X.01 Reservoir, LL-652 Area (Lagunillas Field), Western Venezuela, AAPG (Dallas, April)

 

Montgomery, P., Meddaugh, W. S., Dawson, W. C., Hegmann, M. J., and Gibbs, W. K., 2004.  Cyclostratigraphy, Lithostratigraphy and Geostatistical Modeling of the Upper Jurassic Smackover and Norphlet Formations, Hatter’s Pond Field, Mobile County, Alabama, AAPG (Dallas, April)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Griest, S. D., Pfeffer, D, and Montgomery, P., 2004.  Application of Design of Experiments to Expedite Probabilistic Assessment of Reservoir Hydrocarbon Volumes (OOIP), AAPG (Dallas, April)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2004. Static and Dynamic Evaluation of Stochastic Reservoir Model Workflows with Varying Amounts of Geological Detail – Eunice Monument South Unit (EMSU), New Mexico, AAPG Hedberg Conference (El Paso)

 

Dull, D. W. and Meddaugh, W. S., 2004. Cores and Well Logs: Keys to the Sequence Stratigraphy of the First Eocene Reservoir, Wafra Field (PNZ), AAPG Hedberg Conference, (El Paso)

 

Dull, D. W. and Meddaugh, W. S., 2004.  Impact of the Sequence Stratigraphic Framework on the Stochastic Reservoir Model for the First Eocene Reservoir, Wafra Field (PNZ), AAPG Hedberg Conference (El Paso)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Dull, D. W., Griest, S. D., Sherman, B. B., Justin, D., Kumar, S. and Weston, J., 2004. Stochastic Reservoir Model for the Ratawi Oolite Reservoir, Wafra Field (PNZ), GEO2004 (Bahrain)

 

Griest, S. D., Meddaugh, W. S., Mason, J., and Williams-Stroud, S., 2004. Geological Modeling at Humma Field, Partitioned Neutral Zone, GEO2004, Bahrain

 

Dull, D. W. and Meddaugh, W. S., 2004. Sequence Stratigraphy of the First Eocene Reservoir, Wafra Field (PNZ), GEO2004 (Bahrain)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Dull, D. W., Montgomery, P and McNaboe, G., 2003. Stochastic Reservoir Model for the First Eocene Reservoir, Wafra Field (PNZ), AAPG (Barcelona)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2003. Assessing Reservoir Connectivity Uncertainty in Geostatistical Models, AAPG (Salt Lake City)

 

Meddaugh, W.  S., Al-Hamoud, J., and Kirby, R. H., 2002. Geostatistical Modeling of the Third Upper and Third Lower Sands of the Burgan Formation, Greater Burgan Field, Kuwait, AAPG (Cairo)

 

Meddaugh, W.S. and Williams, S. D., 2002. Pragmatic Considerations for Reservoir Modeling Using Geostatistical Techniques, AAPG (Houston)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 2001. Geostatistical Modeling of the Elk Hills 26R, 31S, and Northwest Stevens Reservoirs, California.  AAPG (Denver)

 

Garber, R. A., Meddaugh W. S., Villegas M., and Ring, J., 2001.  Facies and Lithology-based Geostatistical Modeling of the Eunice Monument South Unit (EMSU) Reservoir, New Mexico. AAPG (Denver)

           

Meddaugh, W. S., Kirby, R. H., and Al-Hamoud, J., 2000.  Geostatistical Modeling of the Third Upper and Third Lower Units of the Burgan Formation, Greater Burgan Field, Kuwait, AAPG Hedberg Research Conference on Applied Reservoir Characterization Using Geostatistics (Houston)

 

Meddaugh, W.S. and Garber, R. A., 2000. Reservoir Characterization and Geostatistical Modeling of the Eunice Monument South Unit Field, New Mexico, AAPG Hedberg Research Conference on Applied Reservoir Characterization Using Geostatistics (Houston)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Garber, R. A., Villegas, M. and Ring, J. 2000. Reservoir Characterization and Fluid Flow Modeling for a New Mexico Waterflood, AAPG/EAGE International Research Conference on Carbonates (El Paso)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., J. Al-Humoud, Avi Chakravarty, Robert Kirby, Gerry Cook, and James Wadowsky, 2000. Risked Reservoir Development Planning Using Geostatistical Modeling and 3D Streamline Simulation, Greater Burgan Field, Kuwait, GEO2000 (Bahrain)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 1995. Reservoir Characterization and Geostatistical Modeling of the 26R and Northwest Stevens Reservoirs, Elk Hills Field, Kern County, California, PGS Worldwide Technical Forum (UK)

 

Meddaugh, W. S., 1995. Integrating Seismic Data in Geostatistical Reservoir Models - An Example from the Mefa Reservoir (L2 Sand), Offshore Nigeria, PGS Worldwide Technical Forum (UK)

 

Meddaugh, W. S. and Bloom, J. R., 1988.  Three dimensional reservoir models - construction and application: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 20, n. 7, p. A258.

 

Salotti, C. A., and Meddaugh, W. S., 1982.  Sulfide-silicate mineral paragenesis, Ducktown, Tennessee: Geological Society of Canada, Program with Abstracts, v.7, p. 79.

 

Meddaugh, W. S. and Holland, H. D., 1981.  Age and origin of uraninite in the Elliot Lake, Ontario, uranium ores: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 13, n. 7, p. 509.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., and Holland, H. D., 1980.  The isotopic composition of Pb in galena in the Elliot Lake uranium ores: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 12, n. 7, p. 443.

 

Meddaugh, W. S., Salotti, C. A., and Mursky, G., 1978.  The distribution of uranium and thorium in the Wolf River Batholith, northeastern Wisconsin: Institute of Lake Superior Geology, Abstracts (May), p.60.

 

Professional and Industry/Company Awards and Honors

 

SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Distinguished Lecturer for 2018 (webinar)

 

SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Distinguished Lecturer for 2015-2016. Two international and one domestic lecture tours.

 

SPE Economics and Management Journal Distinguished Technical Editor Award – 2014, 2016

 

Corporate Award for Reservoir Management Excellence, Chevron – 2011

 

SEPM - Society for Sedimentary Geology - Recognition Award for a Technical Presentation at the 2011 AAPG Annual Meeting - 2011 

 

SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal Distinguished Technical Editor Award – 2007, 2008

 

 

Professional Activities and Affiliations

 

AAPG Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Vice Chair – Energy Transition and Sustainability; 2021 AAPG ACE, Denver, Colorado

 

AAPG Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Vice Chair – Technical Sessions; 2020 AAPG ACE, Houston, Texas

 

SPE Annual Convention and Exhibition, Chair – Geology and Geophysics; 2020 SPE ATCE, Denver, Colorado

 

Associate Editor (2011 – Present) – SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (SPEREE) Journal

 

Technical Editor (2017 – Present) – SPE Production and Operations Journal

 

Technical Editor (2013 – Present) – SPE Economics and Management (SPEEM) Journal

 

Technical Editor (2010 – Present) – SPE Journal

 

Technical Editor (2005 – Present) – SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering (SPEREE) Journal

 

Technical Editor (2010 – Present) – Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology

 

Technical Editor (2015 – Present) – Marine and Petroleum Geology

 

Technical Editor (2011 – 2013) – Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology

 

Technical Editor (2013) – Fuel: The Science and Technology of Fuel and Energy

 

Technical Session Chair, 2015 Southwest Section AAPG Meeting, April, 2015, Wichita Falls, TX

 

Session Organizer/Chair for the 2014 Gussow Geoscience Conference sponsored by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

 

Judge (preliminary and/or second round; finalist selections - Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2121); various film categories including Earth and Space, Earth Sciences, Science and Technology, Science and Elephants, Big Cats, Environmental Science Short Form Video

 

Invited Reviewer and Session Chair for numerous US and International AAPG, EAGE, and SPE meetings including SPE, AAPG, and EAGE Annual Meetings (2007 – 2020)

 

Invited Committee Member – 2012 EAGE Innovation in Reservoir Modeling Conference: Integrating Data for Optimum Reservoir Management

 

Invited Committee Member – 2011 SPE Forum on Uncertainty Management and Risk Mitigation over Asset Lifecycles

 

Invited Session Chair – 2006 SEPM Bob F. Perkins Research Conference – Reservoir Characterization: Integrating Technology and Business Practices.

 

 

 

Invited Talks and Short Courses

 

Invited Speaker (Short Course) – 2019 Reservoir Modeling and Production Forecasting with a Focus on Application to Large and Not So Large Reservoirs, Houston, Gulf Coast Association Geological Societies Annual Meeting.

 

Invited Speaker – 2017 MWSU Geology Colloquium – Experimenting on a Small Planet - Climate Change

 

Invited Speaker – 2017 Wichita Falls MakerFaire – Experimenting on a Small Planet - Climate Change

 

Invited Speaker (Short Course) – 2017 Reservoir Modeling and Forecasting Short Course for Oil & Gas Library, Wichita Falls, TX (short course; continuing education for oil & gas professionals)

 

Invited Speaker – 2017 Wichita Falls COPAS Chapter – A Short Introduction to Well Logs and Their Interpretation (short course; continuing education for COPAS members)

 

Invited Speaker – 2015 Wichita Falls Area Rotary Club – Fracking; Just the Facts, Please (short version)

 

Invited Speaker – 2015 Solvay (Vernon, TX) - Fracking; Just the Facts, Please

 

Invited Speaker – 2014 Midwestern State Speakers and Issues Series – Fracking; Just the Facts Please

 

Invited Speaker – 2014 Wichita Falls COPAS Chapter – Production Forecasting and Fracking – What We Know and What We Don’t Know (short course; continuing education for COPAS members)

 

Invited Speaker – 2014 North Texas Geological Society

 

Invited Participant/Presenter – 2012 Hedberg (AAPG, SPE, SEG) Research Conference on Flow in Carbonates

 

Invited Speaker and Session Chair – 2014 Gussow Geoscience Conference (Banff) - Advances in Applied Geomodeling for Hydrocarbon Reservoirs

 

Invited Speaker – 2011 Gussow Geoscience Conference (Banff) - Advances in Geomodeling

 

Invited Speaker – Houston Geological Society (2011)

 

Invited Speaker – Landmark/Halliburton Reservoir Modeling Seminar (2010); Keynote Talk 

 

Invited Speaker – AAPG ATW on Reserves (2009)

 

Invited Speaker – SPE ATW on Probabilistic Subsurface Assessments (2008)

 

Invited Speaker – University of Maryland Geology Colloquium (2008)

 

Invited Speaker – Baylor University Geology Colloquium (2007)

 

Invited Participant/Presenter – 2004 Hedberg (AAPG) Research Conference on Carbonate Reservoir Characterization (El Paso)

 

Invited Participant/Presenter – 2000 Hedberg (AAPG) Research Conference on Applied Reservoir Characterization Using Geostatistics (Houston)

 

 

Professional/Technical Affiliations

 

Member Geological Society of America (GSA)

 

Member American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

 

Member Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

 

Member European Association of Geologists and Engineers (EAGE)

 

Member Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)

 

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)