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Themed “Future of Heavy Oil – Challenges and Opportunities”, the third edition of the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, will take place from 6-8 December 2016 in Kuwait. The agenda for this edition will focus on long-term projections and predictions on the future of heavy oil through the eyes of industry experts with topics covering potent issues like heavy oil economics and a spotlight on major heavy oil projects in the region.

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Submission Topics

Reservoir Development and Performance

  • Fluid Characterisation

  • Reservoir Characterisation

  • Geomechanics

  • Exploration and Delineation

  • Reservoir Modelling

  • Drilling and Well Completion

  • Non-Conventional Drilling

  • Artificial Lift Challenges

  • Sand Management and Control

  • Stimulation

  • Production Recovery and Optimisation

  • Recovery Methods and EOR / IOR 

  • Reservoir Monitoring and Surveillance

  • Well Integrity

  • Water Treatment

  • Steam Generation

  • Facilities

  • Flow Assurance

  • Production Optimisation

  • Midstream and Downstream Processes and Challenges

  • Heavy Oil Upgrading

  • Refining

  • Transportation

  • Processes

  • Marketing

  • HSE

  • Field Integration

  • Economy and Cost

  • Asset/Project Management

  • Risk Analysis

  • Waste Management

  • Talent Development

  • Emerging Technologies and R&D

  • Smart Fields and Data Management

  • Field Case Studies

  • Advance Techniques in Heavy Oil Reservoir Characterisation

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    Dec 06



    Dec 08


  • May 03 2016

    Abstract Submission Deadline

  • Dec 08 2016

    Registration deadline

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