Call for Papers 

Call for Papers is now Closed

“Share with others your specialist knowledge and help improve the performance of the O&G Industry overall and assist in reducing Unplanned downtime. Demonstrate to others how your work will help maintain System Integrity and Mitigate the effects of Corrosion to their assets and to the environment.”


Stephen Tate, Senior Corrosion Engineer, TOTAL



  • Corrosion mechanisms, methods, modelling and monitoring
  • Full cycle corrosion management from conceptual design to decommissioning
  • Failure analysis and lifetime prediction
  • Chemical treatments
  • Erosion management
  • Modelling and monitoring in the context of increasing plant digitalisation, remote plant health checks/apps etc.
  • Life extension: fitness-for-purpose assessments with limited historical data
  • Inspection
  • Design developments in CRA materials
  • Coatings
  • Corrosion management and material selection with reduced budgets
  • Material qualification testing: supporting safety and economics
  • Operator and supplier experience: Case studies
  • Trends in standards
  • Well integrity

Abstract Information 

 Please note that Abstract submissions should be formatted into four (4) specific paragraphs: 

  • Objectives/Scope: Please list the objectives and/or scope of the proposed paper. (25-75 words) 
  • Methods, Procedures, Process: Briefly explain your overall approach, including your methods, procedures and process. (75-100 words) 
  • Results, Observations, Conclusions: Please describe the results, observations and conclusions of the proposed paper. (100-200 words) 
  • Novel/Additive Information: Please explain how this paper will present novel (new) or additive information to the existing body of literature that can be of benefit to and/or add to the state of knowledge in the petroleum industry. (25-75 words) 

The following guidelines apply: 

  • DO NOT include title or author information in your abstract
  • Word Minimum: 225 
  • Word Maximum: 350 

General Guidelines 

  • Obtain necessary clearance from your management and start preparing now 
  • Authors whose paper proposals are accepted will be required to write a manuscript for inclusion on the conference proceedings by 2 March 2021
  • Authors who do not submit a manuscript and the associated publication forms by the stated deadline will be withdrawn from the program and will not be allowed to present per SPE’s No Paper, No Podium policy 
  • If accepted, your paper may be published, as submitted, in conference media, including on the SPE website 

Please Note: An agreement to present a paper at this SPE conference carries an obligation to participate in the event. Please review SPE's Author Guidelines for Papers

A Word On Commercialism 

SPE has a stated policy against use of commercial trade names, company logos, or text that is commercial in tone in the paper title, text, or presentation slides. Use of such terms will result in careful scrutiny by the Program Committee in the evaluation of paper proposals, and the presence of commercialism in the paper will result in it being withdrawn from the program. 


Plagiarism Check 

In an effort to further improve SPE’s technical quality standards, all submitted conference papers will be checked for plagiarism.