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Technical Categories

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 Viscous, Heavy Oils, Bitumens and Tars
  • 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
  • Drilling Geomechanics
  • Drilling, Cementing and Completion Fluids
  • Well Completion Technology and Equipment

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
  • Sustainable Use of Associated Gas
  • Offshore production -Equipment and Technologies

Oilfield Equipment. Development, Manufacturing and Best Practices

  • Offshore Equipment. Subsea Production Facilities
  • Equipment for High Volume Market of Russia
  • Equipment for Well Production Monitoring and Control
  • Equipment Localization
  • New Approaches to Equipment Design and Engineering Project Management
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for O&G Equipment
  • Equipment Reliability Improvement
  • Cost of Ownership Reduction

Well and Formation Testing. Formation Fluids Sampling and Evaluation

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

Oilfield Development

  • Oil Field Development on Depletion
  • Waterflooding and Other Secondary Methods of Development
  • Analysis, Monitoring and Control of Field Development
  • Management and Enhancement of Field Development Efficiency
  • Mature Fields and Fields at the Late Stage of Development
  • Assessment of the Structure and Recovery of Residual Oil Reserves

Digital Technologies for Oil and Gas Industry

  • Big data gathering, analysis and storage workflow in O&G industry
  • Training Set Selection for the Machine Learning Process in Oil and Gas Industry
  • Minimum object scale in O&G industry to apply Big Data Analysis: well, field, basin
  • Big Data Analytics – How to Combine New IT Approaches and Oil and Gas Conservative Methods
  • IoT for Oil and Gas Industry: History of Implementation, Current Situation, Future Opportunities
  • Smart (Digital) Laboratory – Core and Fluids (Digital Core and Fluids Models)
  • Smart Drilling – Well Construction (Drilling Gyropilot System based on BigData)
  • Smart (Digital) Field – Data supply system
  • Production automatization equipment and combined approach to the integrated simulation and production control

Static, Dynamic and Integrated Modeling

  • Analytical modeling
  • Improving the Quality and Value of the Reservoir Models
  • New Modeling Approaches and its Practical Applications
  • Different Software Results Relationship
  • Creation and Application of Integrated Models of Different Complexity
  • Models of Gathering and Processing Systems as Reservoir Development Support
  • Integrated Asset Modeling as an Element of Fields Intellectualization and Reservoir Development Management
  • Solution of Filtration Tasks in Various Environments
  • Enhanced Recovery Modeling
  • Uncertainty Management and Probabilistic Approach to Field Development Planning
  • Automation of Modeling Processes


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

Conceptual Engineering and Re-Engineering

  • Objectives of Conceptual Engineering for License Holder and Engineer
  • Technical and Economic Valuation of New Assets (New License Blocks, Projects Purchasing)
  • Integrated Models in Hydrocarbon Fields Planning and Development Management
  • Conceptual Engineering at All Stages of an Asset's Life Cycle
  • Technical Solutions Optimization at the Stage of Conceptual Engineering Within Technological Limitations
  • Mature Assets Analysis and Optimization (Re-Engineering, OPEX Optimization)
  • Technological Improvement of Surface Facilities Construction
  • Cost Engineering
  • Automatization of Conceptual Engineering

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
  • Field Development Analysis and Management

Core Analysis

  • Core Recovery Challenges
  • Unconsolidated Core Analysis
  • Analysis of Ultra Low-Permeable Core
  • Digital Core
  • Fractured Carbonate Rocks
  • Special Core Study

Field Geology and Geophysics

  • Seismic Exploration
    • Seismic Data Acquisition, Operations Planning and Quality Control
    • Seismic Data Processing and Interpretation
    • Seismic Modeling, Rock Physics, AVO, Inversion
    • Seismic at Field Development Stage, Microseismic Monitoring
    • High-Density and Wide‐Azimuth Surveys
    • Borehole Seismic
    • Offshore Seismic
  • Gravimagnetic Methods
  • Electrical Methods
  • Geology
    • Regional Geology
    • Basin Modeling
    • Sedimentology and Conceptual Modeling
    • Litho-Facial Modeling
    • 3D Carbonate and Clastic Reservoirs Modeling
    • Unconventional and Fractured Reservoirs
  • Uncertainty Analysis and Probabilistic Geological Evaluation

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Health Risk Assessment and Control
  • Worksite Hazard Management
  • Road Transportation Management
  • Contractor Management
  • Asset Integrity and Process Safety
  • Waste Management (including Zero Discharge on Shelf)
  • Oil Sludge Utilization. Land Remediation
  • Early Warning, Early Response and Preparedness for Medical, Hazardous Facility or Oil Spill Emergencies

Well Logging

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

Production Stimulation and Hydraulic Fracturing

  • Selection, Simulation and Assessment of Application Effectiveness
  • Chemical Treatment (Acid, Surfactant, Solvents, etc.)
  • Thermal Treatment
  • Hydraulic Fracturing: Design, Technology, Optimization
  • Multistage fracturing
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Parameters of Hydraulic Fracturing (Microseismic, Thermometry, Chemical Tracer, etc.)
  • Multistage Refrac