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Paper Proposal Format

A proper review of your paper proposal requires that it contain adequate information on which to make a judgment. The suggested limit of 225-450 words should not be constraining if the paper proposal is limited to the following factual highlights:

  • Description of the Proposed Paper: Outline the scope and nature of the work upon which the paper is based (e.g., field data, laboratory data, original analysis, or computer work). If the paper is a review paper, carefully state the extent of the coverage.
  • Application: Describe the possible applications of the information provided in the paper.
  • Results, Observations, and Conclusions: Summarise the results and major conclusions to be presented in the paper, and state how these differ from previous work on the same subject. State whether new information will be revealed and whether the data from field, laboratory, or computer work will be included.
  • Significance of Subject Matter: Describe the significance of the proposed paper by listing up to three technical contributions or additions to the technical knowledge base of the petroleum industry.

Technical Categories

Paper proposal technical categories are used to direct the paper proposals to the appropriate subject-matter experts for evaluation. Please select the category designation on the online form where indicated.

EOR Strategy

  • Lifecycle Perspective
  • Business/Technology Partnership
  • Risk and Opportunities
  • Capabilities Development
  • Integration

Research & Development

  • Novel/Emerging Technologies
  • Lab Studies
  • Screening Techniques
  • New Modelling Tools/Techniques
  • Laboratory Evaluation of Key Factors Affecting EOR
  • Nanotechnologies

Characterision, Simulation, and Modeling

  • Uncertainties and Risk Management
  • History Matching and Optimisation
  • Data Availability and Quality
  • Geomechanics
  • Rock and Fluid Characterisation


  • Pilots & Alternative Derisking Approaches
  • Measuring Tools
  • Onshore vs Offshore
  • Case Studies
  • Setting baseline and Validating Lab Results
  • Observation vs Producing
  • Planning and Logistics

Reservoir Surveillance and Monitoring for EOR

  • Latest in Surveillance Technology
  • Sampling Techniques
  • Case Studies
  • 4D Seismic, Tracers etc.
  • Methods for Enhancement of Sweep Efficiency

Full Field Implementation

  • Onshore
  • Offshore
  • Case Studies
  • Low Cost Development Strategy (Facilities and Wells)

Project Management and Execution

  • Cost Schedule and Quality
  • Stake Holders Management
  • Field Life Extension and Brownfield Rejuvenation
  • Integration

Sustaining Operations

  • Operating Philosophy
  • Artificial Lift
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Well and Surface Facilities Integrity
  • Prudent Reservoir Management
  • Flow Assurance


  • EOR Sustainability and Environmental Impact
  • Injection Containment and Disposal Techniques
  • Water Treatment and Disposal e.g. PWRI
  • Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Sequestration (CCUS)
  • Green Technologies

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