SPE/CHOA Slugging it Out Conference 16 Apr 2019 The Hudson Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Slugging It Out is a heavy oil and bitumen focused conference that has been held annually for over 27 years. The primary goal of the conference was to promote continuous improvements to all aspects of project and technology development through the sharing of recent project data, case studies and technical discussion. View the program (pdf).


In the highly competitive world of oil production, heavy oil and oil sands projects face headwinds on multiple fronts.  The Slugging it Out conference provided a unique environment to collaborate with industry professionals, share knowledge and promote the success of all projects.

Presentations focused on project updates, performance and reservoir case studies, new and emerging ideas and technologies, facility design and project economics.  

The format of the event encouraged open dialogue with both attendees and presenters to maximize knowledge sharing and learning.