(Newswire.net -- June 2, 2014) --
SPE Heavy Oil-Canada Conference 2014 Explores New Technologies
The third annual SPE Heavy Oil – Canada Conference 2014 will consider how exploration and production of heavy oil is constantly undergoing dynamic transformation – from technologies employed to best practices utilized as challenges arise.
This panel discussion will focus on overcoming current challenges in the industry in connection with the energy intensity of oil recovery, environmental impacts of industry activity and increasingly challenging reservoir conditions. Also highlighted will be the significant opportunities for innovation and technology driven growth.
Panelists will include: Dave Collyer, Moderator, President, CAPP; John Brannan, EVP & COO, Cenovus; Mike MacSween, EVP Major Projects, Suncor; Dan Domeracki, VP, Government and Industry Relations, Schlumberger; James Cleland, Global General Manager, Heavy Oil Solutions, and Jonathan Matthews, Vice President, Heavy Oil Technology Centre, Statoil Canada Ltd.
In attendance will be: Drilling and completion engineers, geologists, and geophysicists, reservoir engineers and specialists, petroleum and operations engineers, chemical engineers, production engineers, management and financial professionals, technical consultants, researchers, as well as other professionals who work in the heavy oil E&P industry.
Topics covered include:
- Hybrid Thermal Schemes of Recovery
- Understanding the Rock
- Cold Production
- Modelling and Lab-Based Understanding of Recovery Processes
- Understanding the Reservoir
- Production and Performance Optimization
- Drilling and Completion
- In-Situ Combustion
- The Business of Heavy Oil
- Carbonate Reservoirs
- Footprint Reduction
- Upstream, Midstream, Downstream
- Hot and Cold Recovery
- Improved Recovery
About the Society of Petroleum Engineers
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose more than 124,000 members in 135 countries are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge providing publications, events, training courses, and online resources at www.spe.org.
Attendees may also visit the Global Petroleum Show, one of several worlds’ largest energy events.