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About this conference

While the theme of this conference is "The Future is Now—And It’s Unconventional”, the most direct emphasis of the conference is on optimizing reservoir development and recovery. The challenges of demand, economics, and environmental constraints notwithstanding, the focus of the conference is technology development, implementation, and innovation.

Who Should Attend

  • Completion engineers
  • Reservoir engineers
  • Operational engineers
  • Production engineers
  • Geologists
  • Research and development engineers
  • Stimulations engineers
  • Technical specialists
  • Business development managers
  • Geologists and geophysicists


Enabling and Emerging Technologies

  • Breakthroughs to enhance performance and recovery in unconventional resource systems
  • Research applications for unconventional resources
  • Advances in reservoir characterization and reservoir monitoring
  • Production and reservoir engineering aspects of "liquids rich" reservoir systems

Well Construction: Drilling, Completions, and Stimulation

  • Case histories of challenging well completions and stimulation
  • Environmental and safety aspects

Formation Evaluation and Characterization

  • Cases histories in formation evaluation/reservoir characterization
  • Petrophysics of unconventional resource systems
  • Seismic and microseismic applications

Production Operations

  • Integration of artificial lift to optimize reservoir recovery
  • Water treatment and reuse

Reservoir Engineering Aspects

  • Case histories
  • Production analysis and modeling of well and reservoir performance
  • Reservoir production and recovery mechanisms
  • EUR and performance prediction

Field Studies and Demonstration Projects

  • Project workflows
  • Illustrative field studies and case histories
  • Fit-for-purpose technology demonstration projects