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TOPICAL LUNCHEONS

Topical luncheons will be taking place throughout the event, to book your place and for more information please mark appropriate field in the registration form.

MONDAY, 26 OCTOBER

TOPIC: EXPLORATION EFFCIENCY AND INCENTIVE SCHEME

Presented by: Dmitry Bogdanov, Executive director, GeoKIN

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TUESDAY, 27 OCTOBER

TOPIC: CLAY-FINES-MIGRATION-ASSISTED LOW-SALINITY OIL & GAS RECOVERY: A FORMATION DAMAGE MAY ENHANCE RECOVERY AND PRODUCTION

Presented by: Pavel Bedrikovetsky, Professor, University of Adelaide

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MONDAY, 26 OCTOBER

ROUND TABLE “NEW RULES FOR HYDROCARBONS FIELDS’ DEVELOPMENT AND FDP DESIGN AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE SUBSOIL USAGE IN RUSSIA”

Rational and effective exploitation of hydrocarbons fields is one of the most important factors in the development of the Russian Federation in the short and long term. Several decades has already been passed since the approval of the existing field development rules. Progress in technology and technique of natural hydrocarbons fields development and oil and gas production, changing economic conditions in the country's oil and gas industry and the adoption of a new classification of hydrocarbon reserves requires serious updating rules mining hydrocarbons. The same reasons cause the need to amend the rules of field development plan preparation. During the round table the main provisions of the new rules development of hydrocarbon field development and FDP design will be presented. We plan also to discuss most important moments of implementation of these rules, as well as their impact on improving the efficiency of subsoil usage in Russia.

TUESDAY, 27 OCTOBER

ROUND TABLE “EOR PHYSICO-CHEMICAL METHODS”

Chemicals are widely used in oil and gas production. According to specific application areas chemicals can be classified into two groups: waterflood management and enhance oil recovery.  First group is common for Russian oil and gas practices while use of EOR chemicals is limited. Papers presented at the round table will contain analysis of both groups and focus of discussion will be on core phases of development and implementation of such projects.

TUESDAY, 27 OCTOBER

SPECIAL SESSION “OIL AND GAS LEGENDS”

SPE will hold evening special session “Oil and Gas Legends” where Russian Honored industry experts such as Valery Graifer, Valentine Kolbikov, Valentine Kudinov, are invited to speak about the most favorite and interesting moments and memorials of their professional life.