Oil & Gas Webinar Series

ANSYS provides the industry’s most comprehensive suite of physics-based simulation solutions for the oil and gas (O&G) industry. Our well-established software capabilities cover a broad range of O&G applications in onshore and offshore drilling, completion and production. ANSYS simulation software meets the accuracy and reliability requirements of simulating complex O&G equipment and systems for real-life performance of subsurface, subsea and topside equipment and operations.

In this webinar series, we will explore how ANSYS simulation technology is used by the O&G industry to design and analyze a wide number of cutting-edge applications which enable an organization’s digital transformation objectives.


Upcoming Webinar Schedule


Reduced Order Models (ROMs) for Simulation Democratization and Digital Twins

August 21st, 2019
11 AM EDT / 3 PM GMT

CFD analysis generally takes a long time and requires significant computational resources, which makes it difficult to perform real-time monitoring or predictive maintenance. In addition, prior knowledge/experience is required to set up CFD simulations and extract meaningful results. Reduced order models (ROMs) can significantly speed up the process and make simulations easier. A ROM is a simplified version of a high-fidelity computational model that preserves essential behavior and dominant effects while reducing the solution time and computational storage capacity required. In this webinar, a series of ROMs will be shown, along with the workflow to create the ROMs. These examples will highlight how ROMs can be used by operators/non-simulation experts to perform ‘what-if’ analysis within seconds without compromising on accuracy.

Presented by: Anchal Jatale, Oil & Gas Industry Lead, ANSYS
Anchal Jatale is currently serving as North America Oil & Gas Industry lead for ANSYS. He has 10+ years of experience in CFD modeling and simulations. For the past couple years, he has been spearheading ANSYS digital twin engagements in the O&G industry. His expertise is in reduced order modeling, system modeling, reacting flow, combustion and multiphase flow. Prior to joining ANSYS, he received his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Utah.

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Proppant Flow Analysis, Best Practices

September 18, 2019
11 AM EDT / 3 PM GMT

Proppant transport modeling is a developing area of research. Well performance relies on open fractures, which require the proper transport of proppant over long distances. Numerical models help in determining key factors such as proppant placement, injection rate, proppant material and other geometrical considerations. However, it is critical to use appropriate models for particle drag and lift, as well as for turbulence and meshing, in order to validate the field data. This webinar will demonstrate, in detail, how to prepare these models for simulation to achieve the most accurate results.

Presented by: Muhammad Sami
Muhammad Sami joined ANSYS in 2001 and has expertise is in CFD multiphase reacting flows, particulate flows, dense flows, combustion and emissions. Before ANSYS, he received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.

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Webinars on Demand


Particulate Modeling with RockyDEM

Many industries have to deal with the challenges of particle-laden flow, including oil and gas, agroindustry, pharmaceuticals, mining and others. ANSYS CFD offers the most comprehensive particulate flow solutions for analysts and engineers aiming for high-fidelity detailed design or performance improvement of product and processes. Attend this webinar to learn how the coupling of ANSYS CFD with Rocky DEM from ESSS can help you model complex flows with or without heat transfer where fluid details are needed. Key topics include modeling particle shapes, large particles, particle break-up, separation, segregation and mixing.

Presented by: Marcus Reis, VP, ESSS

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Raise Your Productivity using ANSYS Fluent Single-Window, Task Based Workflow in 2019 R1

View this on-demand webinar to explore how to optimize your workflow and increase engineering productivity with the exciting new ANSYS Fluent experience in ANSYS 2019 R1.
Get an exclusive look at live demonstrations and success stories from early users. Learn how Fluent reduces hands-on time and raises efficiency with a single-window task-based workflow, Mosaic-enabled meshing technology, a new Fluent user interface (UI) with drag-and-drop case loading and post-processing object display … and more.

Presented by: Y.Y. Perng, Lead Application Engineer

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Directly Enter Expressions to Speed, Simplify Simulations in ANSYS Fluent 2019 R1

Learn about the exciting Fluent Expression Language capability included in ANSYS 2019 R1.
Have you ever tried to specify a parabolic inlet velocity profile or implement a simple thermostat-like heating/cooling boundary condition, but shied away because both require ANSYS Fluent user-defined functions (UDFs)? With the new Fluent Expression Language, UDFs will no longer be a barrier to these simple but essential boundary conditions.
This on-demand webinar will include live demonstrations to get you started using Fluent Expressions. Learn how it can shorten your learning curve and expand the scope of your CFD simulations.

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Erosion Analysis in ANSYS Fluent

In this webinar, we will discuss erosion modeling and erosion mesh deformation capabilities in ANSYS Fluent. Material erosion under a sand–liquid flow is a serious problem in many engineering applications, especially oil and gas. The ability to predict the progress of erosion in pipelines is critical. The erosion process is complex and often depends on many factors, such as fluid parameters, particle parameters, impact parameters and material parameters. Depending upon the pipe wall material and the solid particle, erosion could be high, leading to material loss and geometry deformation. In some cases, the shape deformation due to erosion can change the flow behavior and, as a result, the erosion rate. Thus, it is important to be able to model shape deformation.

Presented by: Mohammad Elyyan, Senior Application Engineer, ANSYS

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