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SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium 
5 - 6 June 2024 | The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Aberdeen, Scotland

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SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium



Scaling Success: Connecting Minds, Transforming Operations

Welcome to the prestigious SPE Oilfield Scale Symposium, a premier event tailored for the global oil and gas industry. Prepare to embark on a two-day immersive experience, meticulously designed to cultivate knowledge, foster innovation, and encourage collaboration. Join us on the 5-6 June 2024 in Aberdeen, Scotland, as we gather esteemed industry experts, thought leaders, and visionaries under one roof.

Our symposium boasts a meticulously curated programme featuring multiple technical sessions, each led by distinguished speakers renowned for their expertise. These sessions will delve deep into the intricacies of oilfield scale operations, unravelling the complexities of scale formation and exploring cutting-edge mitigation strategies. Prepare to be captivated by the insights, discoveries, and best practices shared by key players across the field.



Immerse yourself in the cutting-edge world of scale formation and inhibition. Get up-to-date insights on the fundamentals and the latest breakthroughs in scale prevention, removal, and treatment deployment.

Harness the power of learning from industry experts who are at the forefront of technological advancements and best practices. Gain invaluable insights that will set you apart from the competition and give you an edge.

Interact, connect, and forge meaningful relationships with top players across the industry. Rub shoulders with brilliant academics, influential chemical manufacturers, dynamic chemical vendors, and forward-thinking oil and gas operators.

Take advantage of interactive poster sessions where you can engage in lively Q&A sessions. Delve deeper into intriguing topics, exchange ideas, and discover groundbreaking solutions that could revolutionise your work.


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Take a look at the 2024 Programme

Take a look at the 2024 Programme

Get prepared to hear from a select group of pioneering individuals who are revolutionising the scale sector. Together, we can unlock new possibilities, drive innovation, and propel the industry to unprecedented heights.


Secure Your Place

Secure Your Place

Immerse yourself in a world of cutting-edge knowledge and expertise, as renowned industry leaders take the stage in captivating technical sessions. From ground-breaking research to practical case studies, gain invaluable insights that will elevate your scale control strategies to new heights.


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  • Symposiums like SPE Oilfield Scale provide an opportunity for the global energy industry to come together to network, share and exchange ideas on the latest novel technologies and innovations that will help to shape the future of the ever-evolving energy market.
    Dr Caroline Simpson
    Technical Operations Manager, Scaled Solutions Ltd.
  • Being on the event committee provides an avenue to closely work with the next generation of scale experts and be at the fore-front of innovation in the industry. It also provides a means to inspire, support and educate the next generation via mentorship
    Cyril Okocha Ph.D
    Scale Specialist and Technology Scout, Clariant Corporation
  • Scale is one of the major Flow Assurance when handling water, be it in oil and gas, geothermal or other industries. As such, capturing early the challenges scaling might pose to wells or equipment allows to manage or mitigate risk. This event helps broadening the understanding of the topic, show case stories, or advancements in treatments. It also allows the younger generation engineers to learn about the subject and get an overview of the more recent developments.
    Stephan Hatscher
    Senior Advisor Well and Production Chemistry, Wintershall Dea Norge AS
  • The importance of hosting events like this within the industry is because it ensures the latest ideas are shared with both new and experienced members of the industry, it prevents old ideas/strategies being forgotten and time wasted "re inventing the wheel".
    Prof Myles M. Jordan
    Director Marketing, ChampionX
  • One of the biggest challenges facing the industry right now is the ability to attract enough high quality scientists and engineers. This event provides the opportunity to engage with fellow counterparts in industry and academia and to encourage future talent to emerge.
    Eric Mackay
    Professor, Heriot-Watt University
  • Scale control is a niche within the oil and gas Industry, hence few persons within each company work continuously with the topic. It is therefore very important that we as an industry manage to gather those persons together with suppliers to share experiences and knowledge.
    Kristian Sandengen
    Leading Advisor Well Chemistry, Equinor
  • It is important that industry professionals involved in managing scale meet to exchange knowledge on the latest research and field experiences. By attending this event, attendees will learn the latest development in scale management such as treatment and monitoring strategies. It is also very valuable to meet old and new industry contacts.
    Marius Stamnes
    Principal Engineer Production Technology, Equinor
  • Being on the symposium committee is a great honour, and it provides me more opportunities to network with industry experts and learn the latest technologies and developments within the industry.
    Chunfang Fan
    Scale and Hydrate Manager WH, SLB
  • The SPE international Oilfield Scale Symposium is one of the most influential events in the O&G industry for mineral scale control areas. It's important to attend events like this to listen and share experiences which help to serve the community and industry.
    Zhiwei (David) Yue, Ph.D.
    Sr. Scientific Advisor - Scale Control, Halliburton


The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit organisation. Income from this event will be invested back into SPE to support many other Society programs.

When you attend an SPE event, you help provide even more opportunities for industry professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence. Scholarships, certification, the Distinguished Lecturer program, and SPE’s energy education program Energy4me® are just a few examples of programs supported by SPE.



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