SPE Workshop: Shale Development Optimization-The Quest for Efficiency and Profitability 8 - 10 May 2018 Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort San Antonio, Texas, USA


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Join experts from all disciplines as they discuss their experiences – both successful and unsuccessful – and what they learned from them at the SPE Workshop: Shale Development Optimization – The Quest for Efficiency and Profitability.



Why Attend?

  • Take part in informative, industry-shaping discussions.
  • Gain actionable ideas and best practices.
  • Contribute to the debate on critical, unanswered questions.
  • Help identify emerging best practices from the fastest-moving areas of shale development.
  • Experience unparalleled networking opportunities with other industry experts. 

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Key Themes


  • Reservoir characterization at every scale: from microscopy to 3D seismic

  • Play-by-play discussions of cost-saving techniques and technology

  • Completion and stimulation optimization – balancing cost, productivity, and ultimate recovery

  • Emerging technologies for well and reservoir surveillance and management


  • Applications for data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning

  • Challenges associated with infill drilling and parent-child well interactions


  • The transition of enhanced oil recovery from R&D to pilot testing and into the field

  • Latest updates and expectations in the world of regulations and our social license to operate


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