TECHNICAL CONFERENCE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
- Prior to abstract submission, the necessary clearance and approvals must be obtained from the relevant authorities and/or personnel.
- Submit your paper proposal online. All submissions must be received electronically before the submission deadline of 30 June 2021.
- Paper proposals should be written in English and should provide clear and concise statements on the contents of the paper. It should include brief findings, solutions, impacts, and concluding remarks of the work.
- Each author may submit a maximum of three paper proposals per conference.
- All abstracts must be a minimum of 225 words with a 450-word maximum as determined by the programme committee and specified on the online submission form.
- Abstracts suggesting commercialism in any form will be rejected.
- Abstracts should be submitted based on any of the topics listed under the technical categories.
- 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, gas and energy industry. Data in the paper proposal must be technically correct.
- The substance of the proposed paper must not have been published previously in trade journals or in other professional or technical journals.
- The abstract should stand on its own and not refer to another work unless associated with the current work.
- Authors should indicate their presentation preference: Oral technical presentation or Oral ePoster presentation. The programme committee reserves the right to decide on the final allocation and presentation method.
- Early submission is particularly important to ensure that the committee members have ample time to review the paper proposals. Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. No exceptions will be made. The submission deadline is 30 June 2021.
- Author notifications will be sent to each Presenting Author regarding the status of their submission by 31 August 2021. Authors whose paper proposals are accepted will be required to provide a manuscript, extended abstract and/or abstract only for inclusion in the conference proceedings. Authors who do not submit a manuscript and the associated publication forms by the manuscript due date will be withdrawn from the program and will not be allowed to present.
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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:
Please list the objective and/or scope of the proposed paper. (25-75 words)
- METHODS, PROCEDURES, PROCESS
Briefly explain your overall approach, including your methods, procedures and process. (75-100 words)
- RESULTS, OBSERVATIONS, CONCLUSIONS
Please describe the results, observations and conclusions of the proposed paper. (100-200 words)
- 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.
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:
- 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.
- Data in the abstract must be technically correct.
- The proposed paper or poster 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.
- The substance of the proposed paper or poster must not have been published previously in trade journals or in other professional or technical journals.