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SPE Vision 20/20: Exploring the Future of Heavy Oil Workshop

27 – 28 January 2015

Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan, Canada | Lloydminster Exhibition

Schedule Overview

Monday, 26 January

1730–1900

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 27 January

0700–0800

Registration

Breakfast

0800–0930

Session 1: Setting the stage. What technological hurdles have we overcome? What hurdles do we face by the year 2020?

0930–1000

Coffee Break

1000–1130

Session 2: The industry story, the regulatory and political environment

1130–1300

Lunch

1300–1430

Session 3: Knowledge transfer. The role of the operator, advanced education, and government

1430–1500

Coffee Break

1500–1630

Session 4: The future market. Price, customer, transportation,  and Canadian upgraders

1630–1800

Networking Reception

Wednesday, 28 January

0700–0800

Breakfast

0800–0930

Session 5: CHOPS.  Current CHOPS challenges and future opportunities

0930–1000

Coffee Break

1000–1130

Session 6: Post CHOPS, what's outside of the box?

1130–1300

Lunch

1300–1430

Session 7: Water/polymer/chemical flooding. Successes to date, opportunities, and challenges

1430–1500

Coffee Break

1500–1630

Session 8: Thermal recovery. Success’s to date, opportunities, challenges.  Pushing the traditional boundaries

Thursday, 29 January

0700–0800

Training Course Registration

0800–1700

In-Situ Recovery Methods and SAGD