Seventh Annual Event


SPE’s Caspian Technical Conference returns to Kazakhstan as we head into our seventh successful year. Join us for another landmark event where we will gather the who’s who from the Caspian oil and gas industry along with international senior executives and technical experts, to discuss latest technologies, digital developments and new insights in upstream oil and gas.


Call for Papers Submission Deadline Extended until 6 April 2020

Our 2019 event in Azerbaijan gathered more than 500 attendees from 26 different countries worldwide and we welcomed participation from key industry players including BP, SOCAR, TOTAL, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Schlumberger, TCO to name a few. Read more about last year’s event

Supported by:

Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Reasons why you should join us this October…

The Leading Technical Oil and Gas Event in the Caspian - Join the largest gathering of local, regional and international oil and gas professionals exploring key issues faced by the Caspian region

Hear from Industry Leaders and Technical Experts - Renowned industry experts will provide insight and vision on the oil and gas industry as it stands today

World Class Conference Programme - Extensive technical programme covering a variety of topics with a focus on research-based presentations to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, best practice, and experiences

Unrivalled Networking - Connect with industry professionals and expand your professional partnerships through our excellent networking opportunities


Who Attends?

Oil and gas professionals, experts, and managers | Service, supply and consulting companies | Government regulators | Health, safety, and environmental professionals and representatives | Local, national and international governmental organisations | Non-governmental organisations | Professional societies | Universities, research centres, and institutes

What our attendees say

"A must-attend event for the Kazakh oil and gas industry, it is the ideal platform for the exchange of professional experience and best practice among E&P professionals throughout the Caspian and further afield." - Balaji Krishnamurthy, Deputy Managing Director, Chevron

 “Digital Transformation is raising a large interest in our industry and beyond. This theme attracted a large audience in 2019 and generated very interesting technical contributions. I appreciated in particular the good level of debates during panel sessions. It is also worth noting the good level of attendance.” - Denis Lemarchal, Managing Director, Total E&P Azerbaijan

“A vital industry event that continues to allow representatives of the region to communicate with colleagues from around the world and share their views on the industry trends in the oil and gas sector.” - Ted Etchison, General Director, Tengizchevroil

“This event is unique because it takes places in the Caspian Region, which has its own specificities, plus it has the advantage of providing the opportunity to exchange information with stakeholders who have industrial activity in the region.” - Denis Lemarchal, Managing Director, Total E&P Azerbaijan 

"The SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference continues to bring together top local and international oil and gas professionals to share challenges and experiences, enhance technical knowledge, build business networks, as well as progress understanding of new technologies and industry developments.” - Nicolo’ Aggogeri, Managing Director, Agip Caspian Sea, ENI

“This SPE specialised conference has become a very good platform for discussion of new technologies used in the oil and gas industry in Kazakhstan, exchange of experiences of professionals from different countries and is an overwhelmingly important event.” - Baltabek Kuandykov, President, Kazakhstan Association of Petroleum Geologists

Supporting Organisations