Saudi Aramco

Call For Papers

Submission Deadline: 30 June 2021

WHY SUBMIT A PAPER FOR IPTC 2022

  • As a distinguished speaker at IPTC you will be part of an international multi-disciplinary, inter-society oil and gas conference and exhibition
  • Contribute to technical knowledge transfer between international experts, regional and local industry professionals
  • Share new technologies and best practices with peers from around the world
  • Boost your company’s profile at a renowned industry event
  • Be part of a collaborative experience for students, young professionals and the industry to network and discover the activities and opportunities taking place in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East
  • Have your paper published in the multi-society library, OnePetro®

 

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MESSAGE FROM THE PROGRAMME COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Ashraf Tahini

Ashraf Tahini

Chair
Saudi Aramco
Suhaileen Shahar

Suhaileen Shahar

Co-Chair
PETRONAS
Zeid Ghareeb

Zeid Ghareeb

Co-Chair
Saudi Aramco

"The 2022 edition of IPTC will feature a diverse range of technical disciplines to address the various challenges faced by our industry." 

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TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

GEOSCIENCE

1. Petroleum Geology 
  • Depositional Systems and Diagenesis 
  • Outcrops, Analogues, and Structural Geology
  • Basin Evolution and Modelling 
  • The Petroleum System: Source to Trap
  • Regional Geology and New Exploration Frontiers 
  • Stratigraphic Forward Modelling 
  • Seal Analysis
  • Hydrocarbon Maturation and Migration 
  • Uncertainty in Petroleum Systems Analysis
  • Case Studies
2. Geophysical Data Acquisition and Processing
  • Seismic Data Acquisition Technologies 
  • Near-Surface Geophysics
  • Multi-Physical Data Integration 
  • Multi-Component Seismic
  • Passive Seismic 
  • Non-Seismic Methods
  • Seismic Data Processing
  • Depth Imaging
  • Case Studies

3. Geophysical Imaging and Inversion

  • Borehole Geophysics
  • Seismic Anisotropy, Elasticity, and Attenuation
  • Advanced Seismic Depth Imaging
  • Full Waveform Inversion
  • Amplitude versus Offset (AVO)
  • Seismic Attributes and Spectral Decomposition
  • Seismic Inversion
  • Earth Model Building, Velocity, and Geophysical Modelling
  • Rock Physics
  • Case Studies

4. Geoscience Reservoir Characterisation

  • Faults and Fractures Characterisation 
  • Quantitative Seismic Interpretation 
  • Sequence Stratigraphy and Reservoir Characterisation
  • Sedimentology, Facies Prediction, and Mapping 
  • Bore Hole Geology 
  • Rock Physics Modelling 
  • Qualitative Interpretation—Seismic Attributes
  • Seismic Inversion 
  • Chemo-Stratigraphy Applications
  • Biostratigraphy
  • Petroleum Geochemistry and Source-Rock Analysis
  • Reservoir Characterisation
  • Stratigraphic Traps
  • Reservoir Heterogeneity 
  • Carbonate and Clastic Diagenesis
  • Unconventional Hydrocarbon Reservoirs
  • Geochemical Fingerprinting of Hydrocarbons
  • Pore Networks 
  • Hydrodynamic Modelling
  • Case Studies

5. Geoscience Static Reservoir Modelling

  • Advances in 3D Numerical Reservoir Modelling 
  • Reservoir Geomechanics 
  • Upscaling Petrophysical Modelling 
  • Geostatistics and Uncertainty Analysis in Reservoir Modelling
  • Numerical Modelling of Fractures 
  • Integrated Geostatistical (Stochastic) Seismic Inversion in 3D Reservoir Modelling
  • Case Studies

6. Innovations in Geoscience

  • Innovative Workflows 
  • Applications of Engineering Geophysics 
  • 4D Seismic 
  • Technological Deployments 
  • Optimising Project Turnaround Performance
  • Sparse Ocean Bottom Seismic for FWI
  • Case Studies

RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

7. Reservoir Development and Management

  • Carbonate Reservoir Development 
  • Clastic Reservoir Development 
  • Fractured Reservoir Development 
  • Integrated Reservoir and Production Modelling 
  • Field Development and Optimisation 
  • Well Design and Architecture
  • Reservoir Monitoring and Surveillance
  • Digital Fields and Advanced Technologies 
  • Reservoir Data Integration and Assessment 
  • Formation Water Management in Gas Fields
  • Field Management in Congested/Limited Surface Locations
  • Risk Assessment in Reservoir Management

8. Reservoir Simulation

  • Naturally Fractured Modelling
  • Reservoir Model Resolution and Upscaling 
  • History Matching and Predication 
  • Next Generation Simulators
  • PVT/SCAL/CORE Studies Integration and Saturation Modelling 
  • Streamline Simulation 
  • Complex Well Modelling and Optimisation
  • Tight/Shale Reservoir Modelling
  • Geothermal Reservoir Modelling
  • High Performance Computing, Algorithms, and Uncertainty Quantification Methods

INTEGRATED RESERVOIR ENGINEERING AND GEOSCIENCE

9. Integrated Reservoir Development and Management 

  • Reservoir Heterogeneity
  • Rock Facies, Rock Types, and Flow Units
  • Reservoir Quality and Prediction
  • Geosteering, and Well Placement and Optimisation
  • Integrated Reservoir and Production Modelling
  • Reconciliation and New Approaches in Reservoir Modelling
  • Reservoir Benchmarking
  • Contaminants and Formation Damage
  • Far Field Petrophysics
  • Case Studies

10. Reservoir Description and Dynamics

  • Well Testing Advancement
  • Advanced Pressure Transient Modelling: Complex Wells, Completions, Fluids
  • Field Well Testing
  • Modelling of Faults and Fractures
  • Upscaling Petrophysical Properties and Models
  • Well Interferences
  • Case Studies
11. Formation Evaluation
  • Open-Hole and Cased-Hole Logging Conveyance
  • Advancements in Open-Hole (Wireline and LWD) and Cased-Hole Logging
  • Well Integrity Evaluation
  • Surface Data Logging
  • Impact of Drilling and Drilling Fluid on Logging
  • Downhole Coring
  • Rock Petrology and Mineralogy
  • Reservoir Fluid Geochemistry
  • Integrated Formation Evaluation
  • Reservoir Saturation Monitoring and Surveillance
  • Petrophysical Advancements in Carbonate and Clastic Reservoirs
  • Low Resistivity Low Contrast Reservoir Evaluation
  • Rock Typing, Permeability, and Saturation Height Function Modelling
  • Reservoir Characterisation based on Drill Cuttings
  • Petrophysical Characterisation of Reservoirs based on In-situ and 4D Rock Analysis
  • Complex Lithology Evaluation
  • Deep Water Petrophysics
  • Fracture and Microseismic Evaluation
  • Case Studies
12. Rock and Geo-mechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Borehole Stability Prediction and Assessment
  • Sanding Prediction and Assessment
  • Fracturing
  • Natural Fracture Characterisation
  • Geomechanics Modelling
  • Cap Rock Evaluation for Well Abandonment
  • Geomechanics and Modern Developments
  • Numerical Methods in Geomechanics and Geotechnics
  • Geomechanics for Shale and Tight Reservoirs 
  • Geomechanics Modelling
  • Geomechanics and Modern Developments
  • Reservoir Geomechanics 
  • Case Studies

DRILLING AND COMPLETIONS

13. Optimisation of Well Planning and Execution
  • Complex Well Planning 
  • Extended-Reach Drilling 
  • Geomechanical Considerations 
  • Well Modelling and Simulation 
  • Performance Drilling and Optimisation 
  • Well Intervention and Optimisation 
  • Wellbore Quality Considerations 
  • Stuck Pipe Prevention 
  • Innovative Well Planning Models 
  • Real-Time Operations 
  • Advancements in Drill Bits and Drilling Tools
  • Remote Drilling Engineering
  • Lost Circulation Prevention
  • Case Studies

14. Challenges in Well Construction and

Completion
  • Deep Wells 
  • Drilling with Casing 
  • High Pressure/High Temperature Drilling 
  • Managed Pressure Drilling 
  • Multistage Fractured Horizontal Wells 
  • Naturally Fractured Reservoirs 
  • Plug and Abandonment 
  • Sand Control/Unconsolidated Reservoirs 
  • Casing Annulus Prevention
  • Sour/Corrosive Environment 
  • Well Integrity 
  • Deepwater 
  • Underbalanced Drilling 
  • Well Control 
  • Cementing Practices
  • Case Studies
15. Advancements in Drilling and Completions Technology Application
  • Drilling and Completions Equipment 
  • Drilling Systems Automation 
  • Intelligent Completions 
  • Multistage Fracturing 
  • Nanotechnology 
  • Laser-Based Technology
  • Smart Drilling 
  • Stimulation 
  • Tubulars 
  • Wellbore Fluids (Mud/Cement/Frac) 
  • CT Drilling 
  • New Rig Designs 
  • Case Studies

MIDSTREAM OPERATIONS

16. Project Management and Quality
  • Interface Management
  • Integrity Management
  • Joint Development Areas (JDA)
  • Project Management Systems—Integrated Planning
  • Risk Management and Management of Change
  • Standards and Quality Management
  • Value Engineering
  • Data Transfers and Coherence for Quality Control
17. Concept Engineering, Construction, and Commissioning (The 3 Cs)
  • Complex Facilities
  • Concept Selection—Scoping and Feasibility
  • Cost Management Systems—Cost Reporting and Control
  • Design and Engineering
  • Floating Production Storage and Offloading Development
  • Handover and Project Closure
  • Integrated Planning
  • Offshore Development
  • Operations Readiness
  • Power Generation
  • Procedures Development for Commissioning
  • Electrical and Non-Electrical Utilities, Drainage Systems
  • Practices of Expertise and Assurance to Add the Value of Engineering
18. Facilities Discipline Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Instrument, Control, Electrical
  • Integrated Facilities
  • Machinery and Rotating Equipment
  • Materials and Corrosion
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pipelines
  • Process Engineering
  • Process Safety
  • Subsea and Offshore
  • Disposal Systems
  • Measuring Equipment Control Devices
  • Environmental Engineering
19. Asset Life Cycle Maintenance and Integrity
  • Computerised Maintenance Management Systems
  • Corrective Maintenance and Intervention
  • Corrosion Management
  • Integrity Strategy
  • Pipeline Maintenance (Including Pigging)
  • Preventative Maintenance and Inspection Programmes
  • Shutdowns and Turnarounds
  • Chemical Management
  • Corrosion Inhibition
  • Equipment Strategies and Sparing Philosophy
  • Hydrate Inhibition
  • Flow Assurance
  • Produced Water Management and Disposal
  • Storage and Transportation
  • Sand Control and Sand Management
  • Slugging
  • End of Life Monitoring, Recycling, and Facilities Removal
  • Rotating Equipment Life Cycle Optimisation
  • Modelling Applications to Enhance Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability
  • Mothballing and Preservation
  • FMAE, Criticality, and Reliability-Centred Maintenance RCM
  • Spare Part Handling, Cataloguing, and Storing
20. Processing 
  • Water Treatment and Management
  • Bacteria Management
  • Flow Assurance
  • Mixing Fluid Streams
  • Production Chemistry
  • Scale Management
  • Smart Chemicals
  • Gas Cycling
  • Gas Sweetening
  • Dehydration
  • Sulphur Recovery
  • NGL Recovery
  • Flare Gas Recovery and GHG Emissions
  • Processing Advanced Technology
  • Enhancements in Sour Gas Treatment
  • Novel Technologies in Oil and Gas Processing
  • Advances in Operational Efficiency in Oil and Gas Processing
  • Smart Energy Efficiency Applications
  • Innovations in NGL Recovery and LNG
  • Crude Oil Processing
  • Decarbonisation and GHG Emissions Management and Control
21. Operation Facility Management
  • Data Management
  • Exception Based Surveillance
  • Integrated Flow System Modelling
  • Control Systems
  • Integrated Reviews
  • Metering and Allocation
  • Monitoring
  • Opportunity Identification and Opportunity Maturation Process
  • Scheduling and Execution
  • Operational Excellence
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Innovation in Operation Management
  • Autonomous Operation
  • Waste Management
22. Case Studies
  • Concept Selection and Front-End Engineering Design
  • Deepwater
  • Infrastructure
  • Integrated Projects
  • Major Projects
  • Minor Projects
  • Onshore and Offshore
  • Sour Gas Treatment
  • Novel Technologies in Oil and Gas Processing
  • Advances in Operational Efficiency in Oil and Gas Processing
  • Smart Energy Efficiency Applications
  • Innovations in NGL Recovery and LNG
  • Digitalisation in Midstream Oil and Gas Processing
  • Process Optimisation
  • Energy Optimisation
  • Process Control and Instrumentation
  • Handling NORM

IOR/EOR

23. IOR/EOR

  • Chemical Flooding
  • Conformance Technologies
  • Gas Injection (CO2, N2, Foam, etc.)
  • Salinity EOR
  • Microbial Flooding
  • Thermal EOR
  • EOR/IOR Modelling and Simulation
  • EOR for Unconventional
  • EOR Monitoring and Surveillance
  • EOR Well Design
  • Novel Technologies
  • Tracer Studies
  • Emerging EOR Technologies
  • Sustainable EOR Solutions
  • Case Studies

PRODUCTION ENGINEERING

24. Well Production
and Sustainability

  • Fracturing and Stimulation
  • Operating Envelopes
  • Well Integrity, Intervention, and Surveillance
  • Artificial Lift
  • Flow Assurance
  • Water and Gas Injection
  • Well Abandonment
  • Well Production Optimisation
  • Well Control
  • Tracers Injection and Application
  • Remote Operations
  • Real-Time Operations and Monitoring
  • Advanced Completion
  • Produced Water Management
  • Production Portfolio Management
  • Long Life Production Strategy
  • Safe Casing Running Practices
  • Sand Production Control
  • Advanced Coiled Tubing Intervention
  • Case Studies

 

UNCONVENTIONALS

25. Unconventional Resources Evaluation and Characterisation
  • Shale and Tight Reservoirs Emerging Plays Evaluation
  • Shale and Tight Reservoir Characterisation
  • Shale and Tight Static Reservoir Modelling
  • Unconventional Laboratories Testing and Analysis
  • Geophysics for Shale and Tight Reservoirs
  • Geomechanics for Shale and Tight Reservoirs
  • Petrophysics for Shale and Tight Reservoirs
  • Fluid Characterisation for Unconventionals
  • Predicting and Mapping Fluid Phase and Composition
  • Innovative solutions for Streamlined G&G Processes in Unconventional Evaluation
26. Unconventional Drilling and Completion
  • Multi-Pad Drilling
  • Unconventional Well Construction Best Practices
  • Efficiency and Cost Reduction
  • Drill Well Completion
  • Advances in Geosteering for Unconventionals
  • Case Studies on Unconventional Wellbore Integrity/Failures/Casing Deformation
  • Unconventional Drilling Challenges in High Pressure/High Temperature Environments
27. Unconventional Stimulation and Operational Efficiency
  • Multistage Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation Best Practices (Logistics and Supply Chain)
  • Multi-Well Pad Simultaneous Stimulation Operations
  • Completion Technologies for Stimulation (MSF, PnP, CT Fracturing, and Diversion)
  • Water and Sand Management for Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Re-Fracturing
  • Fracture Diagnostics and Monitoring
  • Fracture Modelling
  • Fracturing Fluids and Proppant
  • Unconventional Operational Efficiency (Innovative Solutions, Technology Implementation)
  • Coiled Tubing Operations and Technologies
  • Cased Hole Logging and Perforations Technology Advancement
  • Unconventional Well Testing Best Practices (Flaring, Produced Sand Management, etc.)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Operations (Water Conservation, Recycling and Disposal)
28. Unconventional Facilities and Midstream Operations
  • Unconventional PMT and Gas Operations
  • Unconventional Facilities Engineering
  • Unconventional Asset Life Cycle Maintenance and Integrity
  • Unconventional Gas Processing
29. Unconventional Production and Economics
  • Reservoirs Production Performance Prediction
  • Unconventional Reservoir Simulation
  • Decline Curve Analyses, Well Testing, and Rate Transient Analysis (RTA)
  • Unconventional Resources and EUR Estimation
  • Well Interference and Optimal Spacing
  • Field Development Scenarios
  • Unconventional Economics
  • Artificial Lift for Unconventional
  • Recycle the Know-How and Best Practices Between Unconventional and Conventional

OVERARCHING THEMES

30. Health and Safety
  • Asset Integrity
  • Crisis Management
  • H&S Management Systems
  • Management of Contractors
  • Safety Leadership, Culture, and Human Factors
31. Security
  • Cyber Security and Data Security
  • Data Management/Security of Data
  • Software Piracy
  • Site Security and Mitigation
  • Terrorism, Hijacking, and Kidnapping
32. Human Resources
  • Government/Regulatory Policies and Incentives
  • Knowledge Transfer and Management
  • Labour Welfare
  • Promoting the Energy Industry to the Youth
  • Promoting Women in the Energy Industry
  • Strategic Resource Planning and Management in a Cyclical Industry
  • Talent Management
  • Workforce Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mentoring
  • Engaging and Managing Future Talent
  • Talent Retention
33. Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/Community Development Projects
  • Education and Capability Building
  • Local Skills Development
34. Lessons Learnt and Knowledge Management
  • Building Organisational Capability
  • Business Continuity
  • Centres of Excellence (COE) and Virtual Teams
  • Data and Knowledge Sharing
  • Data Management and Data Architecture
  • Lessons Learnt Culture
  • Use of Social Visual Media
35. Business Development, and Commercial and Risk Management
  • Commercial Structures (Tax Royalty, Production Sharing Agreements, Joint Ventures, etc.)
  • Cross Border Development and Production
  • Economical, Commercial, and Political Risks
  • Financing in Oil and Gas
  • Government/Regulatory Framework and Incentives
  • Business Resiliency
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Risk Assessment
  • Business Impact

36. Molecule Management from Wellhead to Product Delivery

  • Flexibility of Refining Operations and Bottoms Upgrades in Meeting Demands
  • Refining Automation
  • Adding Value to Molecules Through Downstream Opportunity
37. Saline and Hyper Saline Groundwater Treatment and Utilisation
  • Aquifer Test, Characterisation, and Hydrogeological Mapping
  • Aquifer Numerical Modelling and Simulation
  • CO2 Storage and Sequestration in Deep Saline Aquifers
  • Groundwater Aquifer Sustainability and Protection
  • Water-Rock Interactions and Oil-field Brines
38. Emerging Technologies
  • Energy Saving Technologies and Systems
  • Emerging Themes and Industries to Enhance Energy Efficiency
  • Examples and Case Studies

IR 4.0

39. Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Infrastructure/Platforms/Services
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Private/Public/Multi/Hybrid Clouds Applications
  • High Performance Computing (HPC)
40. Big Data/Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning/Deep Learning Applications for the Oil and Gas Industry and Other Industries
  • Data Engineering and Anonymisation
  • Practical ML Deployment/Lessons Learned
  • Data Mining and Data Collection (Enabler for Data Analytics/AI)
  • Big Data Management/Analytics
  • Hybrid Data-Physics Modelling
  • Applications for the Oil and Gas Industry and Other Industries (Details for O&G domains)
  • Data Engineering
  • Edge Analytics
41. Robotics and the Internet of Things (IOT)
  • Drones and Robotics Applications in Oil and Gas
  • Automation and Mechanisation
  • Edge Computing and Remote Sensing
  • IoT Applications in Oil and Gas
  • Digital Twins
  • Digital Fields
  • Mobility
  • Downhole Sensing and Mechatronics
  • Drones and Robotics Applications in Oil and Gas
  • Automation and Mechanisation
  • Edge Computing and Remote Sensing Assistance/Control
  • IoT Applications in Oil and Gas
  • Digital Twins
  • •Smart Fields
  • Mobility
  • Subsurface Photonics
  • High Temperature Electronics and Sensors
  • Distributed Fibre Sensing and Algorithms
  • Distributed Sensing Networks
  • Quantum Sensors
  • Multiphysics Logging Tools
42. IR 4.0 Adoption and Scalability
  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Data Democratisation and Anonymisation
  • AI Ethics
  • Subsurface Data Integration and Best Practices in Data Exchange (related to OSDU)
  • Human Factors Engineering in AI
  • Citizen Data Scientists
  • Project Collaboration Best Practices
  • IR 4.0 Talent Development
43. Emerging Topics
  • Cross Domain/Process Integration
  • Digital Transformation
  • Blockchain
  • Quantum Computing
  • Immersive Technology (Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality)
  • Advanced Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Agile Prototyping
  • Hyper-Automation
  • Digital Transformation Strategy
  • Blockchain
  • DevOps/MLOps
  • Unconventional Computing (Quantum, Molecular, Cognitive)
  • Immersive Technology (Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality)
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
  • Agile Prototyping
  • No Code Machine Learning (Auto Machine Learning)
  • Cybersecurity for Operation Technology (OT) based on Artificial Intelligence

SUSTAINABILITY

44. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), and Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS)

  • Storage in Depleted Oil/Gas Reservoirs
  • Geomechanics for CCUS (Carbon Capture, Compression/Injection and Storage)
  • CCUS and EOR
  • CCS in Aquifers
  • Storage in Basalt
  • Bio Energy Carbon Capture and Storage (BBCCS)
  • Case Studies

45. CO2 Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Zero Flaring
  • Leak Detection and Repair
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Fracking
  • Conformance Control
  • CO2-Foam Drilling
  • Advanced Materials
  • CO2 to Chemicals
  • CO2 to Synthetic Fuels
  • Supercritical CO2 in Power Generation
  • Supercritical CO2 in Industrial Processes
  • E-Fuels
46. Carbon Footprint Reduction Solutions/Processes
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Efficient Carbon Management
  • Reduce CO2 Emissions
  • Water Cut Reduction Technologies—IOR, Downhole
  • Oil/Water Separation and Water Shut-Off
  • Nature Based CO2 Capture
  • Mobile CO2 Capture
  • Direct Air Capture
  • Efficient CO2 Capture Processes
47. Sustainable/Green Energy
  • Renewable Energy
  • Geothermal Energy
  • Hydrogen Technologies
  • Bioenergy and Biofuels
  • Gas Storage
  • Energy Efficient Designs Systems and Conservation Technologies
  • Energy Saving Technologies and Systems
  • Emerging Green Energy Technologies
  • Green Nanotechnology
  • Green Power Systems

48. Environmental Issues and Solutions

  • Produced Water Treatment
  • Water Pollution and Control
  • Waste Management
  • Produced Water Management and Disposal
  • Produced Water Recycle and Reuse
  • Produced Water Treatment
  • Bioenergy and Bio-Fuels
  • The Food Energy Water (FEW) Nexus
  • Life Cycle Analysis of Energy Sources (Solar Cells, Batteries, etc.)
49. Policies, Strategies, and Governance
  • Sustainable Energy Management Policies
  • Green Energy Policies and Programmes
  • Greenhouse Gas and Climate Change Policies
  • Water Discharge Policies and Regulations
  • Low Carbon Economy Strategies and Governance
  •  The Economics of CCUS
  • The Circular Carbon Economy Framework
  • The Hydrogen Economy
  • The Role of Governance and Regulations in Carbon Markets and Pricing
  • Process Safety and Asset Integrity

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Technical Presentations/ePoster Presentations for the Conference will be selected from abstracts submitted to the Conference Programme Committee. The Programme Committee will consider all abstracts submitted by the deadline of 30 June 2021. Early submission is particularly important to ensure that the committee members has ample time to review the abstracts.  For more technical conference submission guidelines, click here

ABSTRACT CONTENT

A proper review of your abstract requires that it contain adequate information on which to make a judgement. Written in English and containing a maximum of 450 words, abstracts should be summarised into four (4) specific paragraphs:
 

  1. OBJECTIVE/SCOPE
    Please list the objective and/or scope of the proposed paper. (25-75 words)
     
  2. METHODS, PROCEDURES, PROCESS
    Briefly explain your overall approach, including your methods, procedures and process. (75-100 words)
     
  3. RESULTS, OBSERVATIONS, CONCLUSIONS
    Please describe the results, observations and conclusions of the proposed paper. (100-200 words)
     
  4. NOVEL/ADDITIVE INFORMATION
    Please explain how this paper will present novel (new) or additive information to the existing body of literature that can be of benefit to and/or add to the state of knowledge in the petroleum industry. (25-75 words)
     

Do not include title or author names in the body of the abstract. Title and author information will be requested separately through the submission system.

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

Please refer to the list of technical categories to indicate the category that best describes your abstract. A primary choice is required; however, a secondary choice is optional.

Abstracts are evaluated on the basis of the information supplied on the abstract form in accordance with the following criteria:

  1. The proposed paper or ePoster must contribute to petroleum technology or be of immediate interest to the oil and gas industry, and should contain significant new knowledge or experience in the oil and gas industry.
  2. Data in the abstract must be technically correct.
  3. The proposed paper or ePoster may present information about equipment and tools to be used in exploration and production. Such abstracts must show the definite applications and limitations of such equipment and should avoid undue commercialism and extensive use of trade names.
  4. The substance of the proposed paper or poster must not have been published previously in trade journals or in other professional or technical journals.

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