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Call for Papers

The SPE Unconventional Resources Conference–Canada will be held 5-7 November 2013 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre in Calgary. We invite you to share your play specific case studies. 

The paper proposal deadline has passed and submissions are no longer being accepted.

As unconventional technology becomes more conventional, the industry must apply lessons learned from mature plays to developing emerging plays.  The 2013 conference plans to be the best yet by focusing on play specific case studies. Learn more »

Conference theme:  Unconventional becoming conventional: lessons learned and new innovations. The committee is requesting proposals on the following topics and priority will be given to case studies:

    • Innovation and New Technologies
    • Reservoir Characterization & Modeling
    • Reservoir Engineering & Production Analysis
    • EOR Opportunities
    • Optimizing Hydraulic Fracturing
    • Stimulation Alternatives
    • Water Management
    • Regulatory and Environment
    • Drilling & Completions Strategies
    • Reserves, Resource and Economic Disclosure
    • Case Studies – Good, Bad & Ugly

How to Write a Conference Paper Proposal

If you have an idea for a technical paper, find out more information on how to write the proposal, submit the proposal or, if selected, write your paper. View all conference paper policies »