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R&D Technical Section Topical Luncheon Panel Session at ATCE

The SPE Research and Development Technical Section will host a special topical luncheon to facilitate focused dialogue on Production Monitoring and Control System Technologies. In a series of informative and thought provoking presentations, a panel of industry experts will discuss current uses and future opportunities for these technologies as well as outline the various R&D challenges and needs that must be addressed to overcome their present limitations. A panel question and answer session will follow the presentations.

 

R&D Technical Section Dinner at ATCE

This event will feature a presentation about technology development and the need for more radical innovation to meet the future challenges in the oil and gas industry.

 
 

Featured Web Event: Defoaming Additives in Horizontal Multiphase Flow—Impact on Flow Regime and Separations by Omar K. Matar, 16 September

Register now for this 90-minute lecture on the effect of surfactant on stratified and stratifying gas-liquid flow.

 
 

Oil and Gas Facilities—August Issue Now Available

The training of project managers is becoming a dedicated initiative in oil and gas companies. An operating company introduced a support group dedicated to project management and developed a program based on online resources, social networking, mentoring, and coaching.

 

Projects, Facilities, and Construction Expanded Programming at ATCE 2013

Join your colleagues 30 September–2 October in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA for SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). You won’t want to miss the following projects, facilities, and construction expanded programming.

Special Event—”Determining the Basis of Design for PF&C Projects – Why Facilities Engineers Need to Think”
Monday, 30 September 1900–2200

Special Session—Knowledge Sharing on Separator Design
Tuesday, 1 October 1400–1700

Paper Session—Projects
Wednesday, 2 October 0800–1155

Paper Session—Operations
Wednesday, 2 October 1400–1700

 

Join Dr. Tor Palmgren on 19 September for SPE Web Event: Treatment Options for Reuse of Frac Flowback and Produced Water from Shales

This discussion will address differences in flow back and produced water quality and compare with requirements for hydraulic fracturing formulations.

 

Oil and Gas Facilities—June Issue Now Available

Optimization of reliability and maintenance (R&M) programs can unlock hidden value in facilities by reducing unplanned capacity downtime. Operators are taking a closer look at their R&M with many moving toward enterprise asset management.

 
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