The inaugural SPE Heavy Oil Conference -- Canada will provide international perspectives on best practices and technological advances in the exploration and production of heavy oil, as well as the opportunities and challenges faced in the process.

Attendees can also attend Global Petroleum Show, one of the largest exhibition energy industry events in Canada. The program committee plans an international scope for this event, with technical sessions, ePosters, and panel discussions on all aspects of heavy oil operations across the globe.

Plan your visit to Calgary

To ensure your housing space, we encourage you to book hotel rooms in advance. Start to plan your visit today.

Technical Program

The technical program is now finalized. It features advances in heavy oil and oil sands technology. Topics include:

  • Drilling and completion
  • Thermal and non-thermal recovery processes
  • Production and facilities
  • Fluid characterization
  • Reservoir evaluation
  • Environmental management of oil sands