December Meeting

The December meeting will be held on 8th December in the KIVI building in Den Haag. Watch this space for more information and details.

September Meeting Report

The September 1st meeting ‘Permeability and Capillary Pressure’ was attended by over 50 members of the Dutch Petrophysical Society. A full report will follow here soon.

Revival Event Report

The Dutch Petrophysical Society Revival Event “Petrophysics in the Netherlands – the Past, Present and Future” was held on 19th May 2016 at the KIVI building in Den Haag. The… Read more »

Dutch Petrophysical Society – Revival Event “Petrophysics in The Netherlands: The Past, Present and Future”

After a 4 year pause, the Dutch Petrophysical Society is being relaunched with a half day event on “Petrophysics in The Netherlands: The Past, Present and Future”. The Dutch Petrophysical Society strives to bring together professionals in The Netherlands that work with or have an interest in Formation Evaluation and would like you to be part of the journey of reviving the Society. The afternoon promises several good talks on the variety and challenges faced by Petrophysics in the Netherlands followed by a poster session covering vendor Wireline and Logging While Drilling (LWD) new technologies. The poster session will be an opportunity for you to meet fellow professionals over drinks and snacks. Admission is free but you will be kindly asked to confirm your attendance. Please feel free to forward this note to fellow colleagues or friends who may be interested as well.


15:30 – Arrival & registration

16:00 – Welcome & DPS Introduction – Shyam Ramaswami – Dutch Petrophysical Society (DPS) President

16:15 – Session I – “The evolution of life-cycle petrophysical evaluation & data acquisition techniques in NAM”, Oscar Kelder – Petrophysics Discipline Lead and Cluster Development Lead – NAM

16:45 – Session II – “Amstel field – from first oil discovery to first oil production”, Danijela Krizanic – Asset Petrophysicist – ENGIE E&P Nederland

17:15 – Break

17:30 – Session III – Wireline & LWD New Technology Poster Session & networking (Includes drinks & snacks)

18:30 – End


Please send confirmation of attendance or regrets to by Monday 16th May, 2016

Entrance Fee

Free of Charge for all

Session I – “The evolution of life-cycle petrophysical evaluation and data acquisition techniques in NAM”

Oscar will present a talk on how evaluation and data acquisition techniques in life-cycle petrophysics in NAM has evolved over the years, its current challenges and its direction in the future.

Oscar Kelder – Is a seasoned Petrophysicist with 20 years of petrophysical experience in various IOC’s and NOC’s, including Statoil, Saudi Aramco and the last 10 years with NAM in The Netherlands. He is intimately familiar with gas field development in the Netherlands and the challenges that come with them.

Session II – “Amstel field – from first oil discovery to first oil production”

Located 12km NW of Scheveningen beach, the field holds a title of the first oil discovery in the Dutch offshore. Although it has been discovered in 1962; it has not been put into production until early 2014.

The presentation will cover the progress of the field development since its discovery with focus on reservoir characterization aspect of the project.

Danijela Krizanic – Holds MSc in Petroleum Geology from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering. She worked for INA Oil Company and Baker Hughes before joining Engie in 2009. Currently she works as asset Petrophysicist for Dutch offshore oil and gas fields.

Session III – Wireline & Logging While Drilling (LWD) New Technology

1. “Microseismic monitoring in Groningen” – Baker Hughes
2. “TightGas exploration petrophysics” – Halliburton
3. “LWD Imaging for Well Placement in Faulted Reservoir” – Schlumberger
“Next generation Pulsed Neutron Tool” – Weatherford

Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)
Prinsessegracht 23, 2514 AP Den Haag


Walk – 10 mins walk from Den Haag Central Station
Tram – Den Haag – Malieveld – Line #5 or #9
Car – Public underground parking – Den Haag – Malieveld