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2025 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition
4–6 February 2025
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center | The Woodlands, Texas, USA

Behind Every Innovation is a Brilliant Mind

Share Yours at the 2025 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition.

Behind every technology, research, and strategy is an intellectual who has spent hours analyzing information or perfecting an application. We thank you for your efforts on advancing the industry and invite you to submit a paper proposal of your work. This is the opportunity to be published and soon take the stage.


Submission Deadline: 2 July 2024

Technical Categories

  • Acid Fracturing
  • Case Histories
  • Completion Hardware
  • Deep Water Frac-Packs
  • Environmental Challenges of Fracturing
  • Fracture Diagnostics


  • Fracture Modeling
  • Fracture Well Performance Evaluation and Production Forecasting
  • Fracturing Fluids
  • Geothermal Stimulation
  • HP/HT Fracturing



  • Hydraulic Fracturing and the Energy Transition
  • Infill Wells and Frac Hits
  • Injection Well Fracturing 
  • New Materials for Fracturing   
  • Proppant Conductivity
  • Proppant Transport
  • QA/QC in Fracturing



  • Re-Fracturing
  • Regulatory Issues of Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Tight Gas Fracturing
  • Unconventional Gas Fracturing
  • Unconventional Oil Fracturing
  • Water Management for Stimulation
  • Well Spacing and Placement


Paper Proposal Information

Please note that abstract submissions should be formatted into four (4) specific paragraphs:

  • Objectives/Scope: Please list the objectives 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)

The following guidelines apply:

  • DO NOT include title or author information in your abstract
  • Word Minimum: 225
  • Word Maximum: 450

Important Guidelines

  • Obtain the necessary clearance from your management, your partners, and customers BEFORE submission.
  • Authors whose paper proposals are accepted will be required to provide a manuscript for inclusion in the conference proceedings by 12 November 2024.
  • 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 per SPE’s No Paper, No Podium policy.
  • If accepted, your paper proposal may be published, as submitted, in conference information media, including on the SPE website.
  • An agreement to present a paper at this SPE conference carries an obligation to participate in the event. Please review SPE's Author Guidelines for Papers.

A Word On Commercialism

SPE has a stated policy against use of commercial trade names, company logos or text that is commercial in tone in the paper title, text, or presentation slides. Use of such terms will result in careful scrutiny by the Program Committee in evaluation paper proposals and the presence of commercialism in the paper will result in it being withdrawn from the program.

Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Required Information

  • Title
  • Authors
  • Technical Discipline
  • Keywords
  • Copyright Type
  • Revised Abstract
  • Speaker Information
Required Documents

All manuscripts must be submitted through the online system. An upload link is sent to the Presenting Author via an email notification from the Conference Lead. For more information, visit this page.

Author Resources

If you are interested in writing a paper, SPE has a variety of resources to help you contribute to the knowledge and future of the upstream oil and gas industry.


Plagiarism Check

We expect authors to credit all sources used in their writings and not to represent work of others as their own. Authors found to have plagiarized the work of another are subject to having their paper removed from the conference program and from OnePetro. Future submissions from authors found to have plagiarized will be scrutinized carefully. In the case of students found to be plagiarizing the work of others, SPE may inform the student’s university.

In an effort to further improve SPE’s technical quality standards, all submitted conference papers will be checked for plagiarism.

Company Approval

It is the responsibility of the author to obtain company clearance, to ensure the company understands that if the proposal is accepted, you will be required to travel to the event to present. All travel expenses (airfare, hotel, registration) associated with attending the conference are the responsibility of company or individual attending.

Visa Information

Attendees from countries that require a US visa for entry are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa may take several months. Create an official SPE invitation letter that you can print and use in obtaining a visa. Please note that this letter does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SPE to assist you in obtaining a visa.

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