SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition 23 - 25 Oct 2018 Brisbane, Australia

Call for Papers

The Technical Programme Committee of 2018 APOGCE invites you to submit a paper proposal and contribute to this flagship event. Paper proposal submission deadline is on 15 January 2018.


Authors will be notified of the status of paper proposals by the end of May 2018 and manuscript submission deadline is on 17 August 2018.

Submission Information

A proper review of your paper proposal requires that it contain adequate information on which to make a judgment. Download our instructions guide (pdf) to assist you with preparing your paper proposal.

The paper proposal should have the necessary clearance before it is submitted to 2018 APOGCE. Prospective authors should advise of any clearance problems when the paper proposal is submitted. Learn more about conference proposals and papers.

 

Technical Categories

The paper proposal categories below are used to direct the paper proposals to the appropriate subject matter experts for evaluation. Please indicate category designation on the online form where indicated.

1. Business and Management

  • Alliance and Partnering
  • Contracting and Procurement (Win–Win Operator/Supplier Relationships)
  • Cost and Schedule Estimation
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Economic Evaluation of Offshore Field Development Concepts
  • Fiscal Terms
  • Government Assurance
  • Government Regulation
  • Hedging
  • Insurance 
  • Mergers/Acquisitions

  • Oil and Gas Economics and Decision Making
  • Opportunity Framing
  • Political Uncertainty
  • Project Management
  • Reserves Management
  • Risk Analysis (Probability)
  • Scenarios
  • Stage Gated Asset Development
  • Time to Market
  • Uncertainties and Market Forces

2. Case Studies/Regional Focus Topic
 


3. Completion and Production Technology

  • Artificial Lift
  • Coiled Tubing Operations
  • Complex Completions
  • Damage Removal
  • Fracture Conductivity/Diagnostics
  • Fracturing Fluid and Proppant
  • High Water Cut Stimulation
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Hydraulic Modelling/Stimulation
  • Open Hole Completions

  • Pressure Maintenance
  • Sand Control
  • Separate Zone Production Technology
  • Smart Wells/Intelligent Completion
  • Thru-Tubing Intervention
  • Well Completion
  • Well Interventions and Abandonment
  • Well Stimulation Design
  • Workovers

 


4. Deepwater and Subsea 

  • Compliant Towers
  • Deepwater Drilling and Production
  • Development of Marginal Offshore Fields
  • FPSO Concepts and Developments
  • Novel Floating Production Concepts
  • Production Management
  • Subsea Processing
  • Subsea Technology/Development
  • Tension Leg Platforms; Spars and Semi-Submersibles
  • Water Depth Frontiers
  • Workovers 

5. Drilling (Well Construction)

  • Batch Drilling
  • Blowout Modelling and Remediation
  • Cementing
  • Coiled Tubing Drilling
  • Directional
  • Drilling Automation and Smart Drilling System
  • Fluids
  • Horizontal Well
  • HT/HP
  • Operations
  • Pore Pressure Prediction
  • Tubulars
  • UBD/MPD
  • Well Control
  • Well Integrity
  • Well Operations
  • Wellbore Stability

6. Facilities and Operations

  • Abandonment/Decommissioning
  • Asset and System Integrity
  • Corrosion and Erosion
  • De-Bottlenecking Facilities
  • Digital Oilfield
  • Early Production Facilities
  • Facilities Concept
  • Floating LNG
  • Flow Assurance
  • FPSO’s
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Gas to Liquids
  • Hostile and Remote Environments
  • Maintenance
  • Managing Solids
  • Mobile Offshore Production Units
  • Multiphase Pumping and Metering
  • Not-Normally-Manned/Unmanned
  • Oilfield Chemistry
  • Optimise Production Management
  • Pipelines
  • Production Operations
  • Project Governance
  • Project Management
  • Reliability and Integrity Assurance
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Water Disposal
  • Water Management/Produced Water Treatment

7. Gas Supply

  • Deliverability and Swing Management
  • Gas Field Developments
  • Gas Field Monetisation
  • Gas Reserves Management
  • Gas Storage and Transport
  • Pipeline Transportation
  • Sources of Supply and Demand
  • Stranded Gas

8. Gas Technology 

  • Associated Gas Management and Disposal
  • CNG
  • Compression
  • Compact LNG
  • Cryogenic Applications
  • Gas to Liquid Technology
  • High CO2/High Inerts/Sour Gas
  • Hydrate Control
  • Liquid Storage and Disposal
  • Membrane Separation
  • Onsite Electricity Generation
  • Transportation Technology

9. HSE and Society 

  • Carbon Price Signals
  • Community Development
  • CO2 Sequestration
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Environmental Protection
  • Greenhouse Gas Management
  • HSE
  • Land Title
  • Regulatory Aspects
  • Risks, Regulations, Mitigations and Communities
  • Safety Cases
  • Sustainability
  • Well Integrity

10. Human Resources

  • Benchmarking
  • Competency Measurement and Development
  • Experience Gap
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Outsourcing
  • Recruitment
  • Remuneration
  • Supply and Demand Forecast
  • Training and Development
  • Workplace/Environment
  • Young Professionals (YPs)

11. IOR/EOR/EGR

  • Chemical Flooding
  • Fast Tracking EOR Implementation
  • Field Implementation, Surface Facilities and HSE Challenges
  • Gas Pressure Maintenance
  • Gas Injection/CO2 Flooding
  • EOR/IOR on Conventional/Unconventional Reservoirs
  • Miscible Methods
  • Near Well Bore IOR
  • New Techniques
  • Sweep Improvement and Profile Modification
  • Thermal Methods
  • Waterflooding 

12. Knowledge Management

  • Collaborative Environment
  • Corporate Knowledge Retention and Monetisation
  • Data Acquisition
  • Data Management
  • Global Best Practice: Effective IT
  • Knowledge Sharing

  • Production Data Mining, Analysis, and Forecasting
  • Remote Monitoring/Witnessing
  • Resources, Reserves, and Economic Evaluation
  • Telemetry
  • Value of Data Management

13. Onshore/Offshore Support 

  • EPC Capability and Capacity
  • Offshore Support Vessels
  • Pipelaying Capability and Fleet Capacity
  • Rig Capability and Fleet Capacity
  • Rig Fleet Management

14. Reservoir Characterisation  

  • 4D Seismic
  • Advanced Reservoir Geomechanics
  • By Passed Pay
  • Fluid Properties
  • Formation Damage
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Geochemistry & Rock Mechanics
  • Geomechanics
  • Geosciences and Geophysics
  • Geostatistics
  • Laboratory to Simulator
  • Microseismic - Induced Seismicity
  • Naturally Fractured Reservoirs
  • Open Hole and Cased Hole Logging
  • Petrophysics
  • Phase Behaviour
  • Relative Permeability
  • Residual Oil and Gas Saturations
  • Sedimentology and Depositional Modelling
  • Seismic Technology
  • Thin Bedded and Low Resistivity Reservoirs
  • Well Diagnostic
  • Welltesting and Pressure Transient Analysis

15.  Simulation, Artificial Intelligence and Modelling

  • Assisted History Matching
  • Model Conditioning
  • Network Modelling
  • Numerical Simulation
  • Reservoir Simulation & Numerical Modelling
  • Stream-tube Modelling
  • Up-Scaling

16. Surface and Sub-surface Integration and Optimisation  

  • Automated Field Optimisation
  • Dynamic Appraisal   
  • Front End Evaluation
  • Integrated Asset Development
  • Integrated Production Model
  • Multidisciplinary Field Development
  • Parallel Appraisal/Development
  • Phased Developments
  • Real-Time Data
  • Reducing Cycle Time
  • Reservoir/Asset Management
  • Simulation & Forecasting

17. Unconventional Resources 

  • Coal Seam Gas/Coal Bed Methane
  • Flowback & Post Flow Modelling in Tight Reservoir
  • Formation Testing
  • Gas Hydrates
  • Geothermal
  • Heavy Oil
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Liquids from Coal
  • Production Data Analysis in Unconventional Reservoirs (PDA)
  • Shale Gas/Oil
  • Tight Gas/Oil
  • Tensile vs. Shear Fracturing - Stimulated Reservoir Volume
  • Underground Coal Gasification
  • Unconventional Field Development

Call For Papers

The paper proposal submission deadline is
15 January 2018.


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