Technical Categories

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Hard-to-Recover Reserves

Exploration, development and technical support of the fields with the whole range of hard-to-recover oil and gas reserves:

  • Development of Tight Reservoirs
  • Development of High Viscous and Heavy Oil Fields
  • Development of Thin Oil Rims
  • Reservoirs with High Water Cut Production
  • Stimulation and EOR Problems
  • HPHT Fields Development
  • Hydrocarbon Source Rocks
  • Shelf Development Experience and Prospects

Well construction – Drilling and Completion

  • Integrated Solutions for Well Design and Construction in Complicated Geological Conditions
  • Extended- Reach Well, Multilateral Well Construction
  • Sidetracking, including Coiled Tubing Operations
  • Geomechanics for Well Drilling
  • Drilling, Cementing and Completion Fluids
  • Technological Schemes and Equipment for Well Completion

Oil and Gas Production - Equipment and Technologies. Production Gathering and Processing

  • Well Flowing and Artificial Lift Optimization
  • Gas Lift and Artificial Lift - ESP, SRP, PSP, Jet and Other Pump Systems 
  • Measuring Systems and Real-Time Production Control
  • Water Cut Meters, Multiphase Flow Meters and Test Separators
  • Dual Completion
  • Associated Gas Utilization

Well and Formation Testing. Formation fluids sampling and evaluation

  • Cased Hole Logging
  • Well Testing and Well Interference Testing
  • Trassers
  • Thermohydrodynamic Testing
  • Formation Testing
  • Formation Fluid  PVT Properties

Field Development Management and Monitoring

  • Equipment and Measuring Systems of Well Production Parameters
  • Data Interpretation for Analysis and Control of Field Development
  • Production Data Analysis
  • Smart Systems for Well Production Management and Other Issues Including Environmental Safety Monitoring
  • Digital Field

Static and Dynamic Modeling

  • Modeling Software
  • Improving the Quality and Value of the Reservoir Models
  • New Modeling Technologies and Practical Applications
  • Integrated Modeling
  • Uncertainty Management and Probabilistic Approach to Field Development Planning
  • Depositional Modeling
  • Geomechanics in Modeling
  • Fractured Reservoir Modeling


  • Geomechanics
  • Geomechanical Properties of Rock
  • Geomechanics Application
  • Fractured Rock Geomechanics
  • Geomechanics Modeling Software
  • "Unchallenged Territories" of Geomechanics


  • Trapped Oil and Gas Characterization/ Estimation of Remaining/Undeveloped Hydrocarbons In-Place
  • EOR Methods
  • Production Stimulation Methods (Well Intervention)
  • High Water Cut Wells and Low Rate Wells Operations

Gas, Gas Condensate and Oil Gas Condensate Field Development

  • Phase States of Hydrocarbon System
  • Development of Low-Permeable Reservoirs
  • Gas Well Efficiency Enhancement
  • EOR Methods for Gas and Condensate Reservoirs
  • Depleted Gas Fields Development
  • Gas Field Development Analysis and Management

Core Analysis

  • Core Recovery Challenges
  • Incoherent Core Analysis
  • Analysis of Extremely Low-Permeable Core
  • Digital Core
  • Carbonate Fractured Rocks

Field Geology and Geophysics

  • Field Geology and Geophysics
  • Seismic Exploration
    • Operations Planning and Data Quality Control
    • Data Processing and Interpretation
    • Seismic While Field Development
    • Rock Physics, High- Density and Wide‐Azimuth Survey
    • Borehole Seismic
  • Gravimagnetic Methods
  • Electrical Prospecting

Well Logging

  • Open Hole Logging
  • LWD and Geosteering
  • Well Logs Interpretation
  • Cased Hole Logging
  • Petrophysics and Petrophysical Models