Call for Papers



If you submit your abstract for the conference you will get the following benefits:

  • Your article will be published in the largest online library of technical literature OnePetro® that contains 200,000+ technical articles
  • Your article will be listened to by 850+ specialists from about 200 oil and gas companies
  • You article will become a part of an extensive programme that includes 25+ technical and knowledge sharing sessions, round tables and other special events
  • You will join 1,000+ authors and your presentation will be one of 230+ in the programme
  • Your article may be published in the citation database Scopus*: according to the 2017 event statistics, 195 articles from 199 presented at the conference, were published in Scopus

*The decision on the article citation lies with the discretion of the Scopus Commission. SPE cannot guarantee the publication in Scopus.


During technical and knowledge sharing sessions we will cover the following topics.

The paper proposals submission is closed.

1. 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, Bitumen’s and Tars
  • Development of Thin Oil Rims
  • Reservoirs with High Water Cut Production
  • HPHT Fields Development
  • Hydrocarbon Source Rocks
  • Shelf Development Experience and Prospects

2. Enhanced Oil Recovery

  • Polymer Waterflooding
  • ASP and Surfactants Polymer Waterflooding
  • New reagents for Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Miscible Displacement, Water-Alternated-Gas Injection
  • Foams Application for Oil Displacement
  • Cyclic Waterflooding, Reservoir Filtration Flows Change
  • Traditional Oil Recovery Methods: Case Studies

3. R&D and Innovations for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production

  • New Patented Ideas
  • Prototype Design And Testing
  • New Technologies Implementation Issues
  • Best Practices
  • R&D Management
  • Russian Federation Research& Development Potential “From Scientific Idea to Technology Implementation”

4. 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 and Cementing Technologies and Equipment
  • Systems of Drilling Mud Cleaning, Processing and Disposal
  • Offshore Drilling
  • Offshore Fields Development
  • Offshore Fields: Problems and Prospects

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. Digital Technologies for Oil and Gas Industry

  • Big Data Gathering, Analysis and Storage Workflow in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Training Set Selection for the Machine Learning Process in the 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 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

10. 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

11. Geomechanics

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

12. 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

13. 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

14. Core Analysis

  • Smart (Digital) Laboratory – Core and Fluids (Digital Core and Fluids Models)
  • Core Recovery Challenges
  • Unconsolidated Core Analysis
  • Analysis of Extremely Low-Permeable Core
  • Digital Core
  • Fractured Carbonate Rocks
  • Special Core Study

15. 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

16. 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

17. Well Logging

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

18. Production Stimulation and Hydraulic Fracturing

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


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