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Technical Categories


  • Advancement in Well Design and Completion
  • Artificial Lift
  • Chemical Flooding
  • Conformance Control Technologies
  • EOR Case Studies
  • EOR Economics and Financial Modelling
  • EOR for Carbonate Reservoirs
  • EOR/IOR Simulation and Modelling
  • Evaluating and Maintaining Wellbore Integrity
  • Fast Tracking EOR Development
  • Field Implementation, Surface Facilities, and HSE Challenge
    • EOR Implementation and Deployment: Challenges and Best Practices in Project Management
  • Gas Injection (CO2, N2, Foam, WAG, etc.)
  • HSE in EOR Development
  • Increasing Uptime of IOR/EOR Surface Facilities
  • Innovation and Emerging EOR/IOR Technologies
  • Lab Analysis
  • Low Salinity Water Flooding
  • Miscible Methods
  • Monitoring and Surveillance
    • Tracer Technology for EOR (Including Dedicated Applications or Tracers for Monitoring EOR Operations)
  • Nano Technologies
  • Operation Excellence in EOR
  • Process Safety in EOR/IOR Facilities
  • Produced Water Management
  • Production Chemistry
  • Sand Control Management
  • Sustainable EOR Operations or Low Carbon Footprint in EOR Operations
  • Technologies to reduce GHG Emission
  • Thermal Technologies
  • Well, Reservoir, and Facilities Management
    • Water Injection Optimisation Workflows and Applications
    • Water Injection Management and Surveillance
    • Evaluating and Maintaining Wellbore Integrity

Gas Development

  • Carbonate Acidising
  • Condensate Optimisation
  • Diagnostic Evaluation for Field Development Optimisation
  • Drilling and Completions Modelling and Forecasting of Well Productivity
  • Enhanced Gas Recovery (EGR)
  • Remediation and Refracturing Treatments
  • Gas Deliquification
  • Gas Exploration and Production
  • Gas Processing and Facilities
  • Gas Reservoir Characterisation
  • Gas Well-Testing
  • Hydraulic Fracturing or Completions
  • LNG Regasification
  • LPG, Chemical Gas, CNG, and LNG Production Challenges
  • Mini LNG and Bunkering
  • Natural Gas Transportation and Storage
  • New Technologies Enabling Gas Development
  • Production Chemistry and Flow Assurance
  • Sour Gas Development
  • Technological Advancement for Gas Recovery
  • Tight Gas Development and Production Optimisation
  • Unconventional Gas Development and Recovery
  • Well Interactions in Field Development

Energy Transition and Sustainability

  • CCUS
    • Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage Advanced Modelling
    • Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage Case Studies
    • Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage: New Directions for an Industry in Transition
    • CCUS Innovation Technologies, Demonstration, Strategy Case Studies,
    • Diagnostic Observation
    • Direct air capture (DAC)
    • Policy Innovations for a Carbon-Neutral Future: Advancing Sustainable Development Goals
    • Well Construction Required for High CO2 Exposure
  • Decarbonisation Strategies and Technologies
    • Energy Efficiency
    • Circular Economies and the Oil and Gas Industry: Reducing Waste and Emissions
    • Rigs Electrification
  • Financing Oil and Gas in Energy Transition
    • Investing in the Low-Carbon Transition: Financing Strategies and Opportunities for the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Geothermal Energy
    • Advancements in Geothermal
    • Extraction of Rare Elements from Geothermal Brines
    • Geothermal Modelling
    • High Enthalpy Systems
    • Mid-Low Enthalpy Systems and Applications: Retrofitting of Oil and Gas Wells to Geothermal
    • Use of Geothermal Energy in a Low Carbon World
  • Greening the Economy: Green Financing and its Role into Shaping the Transition to Low Carbon
  • Hydrogen Storage and Technology Development
  • Joint Venture Management
  • Road Map to Zero Flaring
    • Gas to Power
    • GTL (Gas to Liquids)
    • Mini LNG
  • Role of Renewable Energies in the Oil and Gas Industry
    • Integration of Oil and Gas Operations with Renewable Energy
  • Role of Technology Towards Net Zero

Offshore Development

  • Assessment for Energy Transition
  • Asset Decommissioning
  • Asset Integrity Management
  • Autonomous Vehicles for Offshore Exploration
  • Emergency Response and Recovery
  • Emerging and Advanced Technologies
  • Environmental Impact
  • Facility Life Extension
  • Field Development
  • Flow Assurance and Operations
  • HSE in Offshore Operations
  • Infrastructure, Logistics, and Supply Chain
  • Integrated Asset Optimisation for Offshore Fields
  • Materials Performance
  • Offshore Drilling and Completion
  • Offshore Exploration and Development
  • Offshore Vessels and Platforms
  • Subsea and Topside Facilities
  • Subsea Production and Processing System

Digital Transformation

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Asset Performance, Edge Device and Digital Twin Management
  • Automation
  • Big Data Management/Analytics
  • Case Studies
  • Cybersecurity
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Field implementation
  • Operational Excellence


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Please note that paper proposal 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)

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


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