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Special Events

Cajun Icebreaker

Requires separate ticket
Tuesday, 23 February, 1830–2030
Enjoy an evening with friends, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette.

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Author’s Breakfast

Wednesday, 24 February, 0700–0800
Thursday, 25 February, 0700–0800

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Welcome Luncheon

Wednesday, 24 February, 1200–1400
Speaker: Ford Brett, PetroSkills

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Knowledge Sharing ePosters

Wednesday, 24 February, 1600–1830
Thursday, 25 February, 1030–1400
Network with colleagues and talk with authors while enjoying drinks and refreshments.

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Welcome Reception

Requires separate ticket
Wednesday, 24 February, 1830–2030
“Laissez les bons temps rouler!” Come pass a good time with an evening of food and fun at the River Oaks Event Center (offsite).

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Closing Luncheon

Thursday, 25 February • 1130–1330
Speaker: Dr. S. Hossein Adeli, Gas Exporting Countries Forum

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Social Dine and Dance

Requires separate ticket
Thursday, 25 February, 1830–2200
Randol's Restaurant and Cajun Dance Spot for Cajun food, music, and dancing. Attendance is limited to the first 50 reservations.

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Open Forum: Completing Wells in Peanuts Price Oil Market

Friday, 26 February, 0830–1200
Moderator: Jakob Monberg, Maersk Oil Qatar
This open forum will review the cost/benefit efficiency measures versus well productivity in a low oil price environment. The session intends to debate the merits and assessment of methods being employed in order to reduce costs for better well completion efficiency and/or production.

Delta Screens On-Site Product Display and Luncheon

Friday, 26 February, 1130-1400
Delta Screens will have a display of their new sand control screen product line onsite in the north parking lot, overlooking the river.

Sponsored by: Delta Screens

Live Broadcast

The technical sessions will be available by internet connection to SPE sections outside the US. For arrangements, contact Ali Ghalambor at aghalambor@gmail.com.