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SEISMIC 2018 ‘Seismic through the asset lifecycle – building for the future’

Wednesday May 2, 2018

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Fractals – What they can tell you about your hydrocarbon volume North Sea Example – SPE Distinguished Lecturer Dr Steve Cuddy of BAKER HUGHES

Wednesday October 25, 2017
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SPE Aberdeen’s 3rd Inwell Flow Surveillance and Control Seminar – Technical Programme Out Now

Tuesday October 3, 2017
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July 2017
October 2017

“Delivering Surveillance Solutions & Driving Well Performance through Flow Control” Technical programme out now  SPE Aberdeen’s 3rd Inwell Flow Surveillance and Control Seminar, sponsored by Aramco, will explore advances in reservoir surveillance and flow control in the oil and gas industry. In this cost conscious environment, it’s more important than ever to drive well work and […]

With the current new “normal” of $50-$60 oil prices, focus has moved from well construction to late life well planning and mature basin management, to exploit infill drilling and postpone cessation of production. One industry segment that has become more visible is “Rigless” technology. What is “Rigless”? During this presentation, “Rigless” technologies and their segmentation are discussed and categorised, with focus on the design and certification of each, and the requirement variance in sectors within the North Sea.

Energy Institute – Asset Integrity 2017

Thursday October 5, 2017 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Asset Integrity 2017 Integrity, ageing and life extension for oil and gas assets 5 October 2017, Aberdeen UK The Energy Institute will hold the next annual asset integrity management conference on 5 October 2017 at The Marcliffe Hotel in Aberdeen. This years conference will explore the latest industry strategies, best practice, research, lessons learned and […]

Steve Cuddy Principal Petrophysicist, Baker Hughes, and SPE Distinguished Lecturer   Biog: Steve Cuddy is an Honorary Research Fellow at Aberdeen University where he holds a doctorate in petrophysics. He also holds BSc (Hons.) in physics and a BSc in astrophysics and philosophy. He is currently a Principal Petrophysicist with Baker Hughes and has 40 […]

The Offshore Project Management Steering Group (OPMSG) is delighted to bring its  3rd Industry conference to the AECC on the 31st October 2017. Supported by Oil & Gas UK, SPE and the APM, the event theme “Robust Project Delivery in the UKCS” will provide presentations and knowledge-sharing case studies highlighting areas of good practice in […]

November 2017

Mike will present an overview of Nexen’s journey; from Operations Excellence to a cultural transformation programme and how these have set the foundation for driving strong, sustainable performance across the operation. The presentation will reveal some interesting programmes and initiatives that have engaged the workforce to help drive these results.

SPE Workshop: North Sea and Europe Area Stimulation

Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 8:00 am - Wednesday November 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm

The goal is to define where we are today, the current and future stimulation challenges, and introduce new and proven technologies that may have application in the North Sea and European region. The intended outcome of this workshop is to clearly define what is known and unknown, and to identify the most pertinent and promising solutions which can be applied.

SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Pre-Conference Workshop Effective Learning from Incidents 14 November 2017, AECC This interactive workshop aims to demonstrate what is achievable by analyzing incident investigation data and using the information as a very effective and highly interactive means of learning. The exercises in this workshop can show what it possible for IWCF Level […]

SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference Unlocking our potential – innovation and collaboration to maximise recovery 15-16 November 2017 Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, Aberdeen Technical Programme available to download here. The 23rd SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference is the largest and longest established conference of its kind in Europe.  This year, we will address ‘more for […]

Debottlenecking: unlocking production potential through cost-effective solutions Peter Cook Business Development Manager, EXPRO Biog : Peter Cook has worked for over 20 years in various companies including NATCO, Cameron, and Petrofac, providing production solutions and services to the oil and gas industry.  Throughout his appointments, Peter has travelled extensively including the UK, Far East, Middle […]

December 2017

Many offshore asset managers face a similar problem: how to inspect hard-to-reach assets, without shutting down or interrupting operations, quickly, safely and cost-effectively. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer an innovative inspection method which dramatically reduces safety risks, maximises facility uptime and increases production efficiency. In the new, lower oil price environment, innovation is crucial to find more efficient and cost-effective ways of working. UAV inspection is being increasingly adopted for that reason. Whether used as a standalone inspection technique, or as part of a wider inspection programme as a screening tool, more and more oil and gas companies understand the benefits on offer.

January 2018
February 2018
March 2018

SPE Aberdeen & Sand Management Network: 8th Sand Management Euroforum 2018. Call for Abstracts.

Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 8:00 am - Thursday March 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm

We invite you to participate in this specialist continuing education event to share knowledge and help drive forward and develop industry best practice. The two-day conference will feature presentations from leading operators and service companies in the sector, particularly focusing on driving value and performance in the industry.

April 2018

Schiehallion Requvenation: Drilling Deeper – Mary Ward of BP

Wednesday April 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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May 2018

Call for Abstracts  Following the success of Seismic2017, Seismic2018 will again explore the entire spectrum of seismic, covering seismic technology, exploration, development & production & abandonment throughout the lifecycle of the asset. The OGA Asset Stewardship Expectations for the Optimal Use of Subsurface Data (SE03) are that Licence holders should ensure that business decisions throughout […]

DEVEX 2018 – Working together from pore space to pipeline

Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 8:00 am - Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm

Working together from pore space to pipeline Next year will see the DEVEX Conference return to Aberdeen for the 15th year, the only technical conference of its size which is focused on the full cycle of reservoir discovery, evaluation, development and recovery in the UK. The strong technical program attracts interest and support from Operators, […]

Topsides UK 2018

Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 8:00 am - Wednesday May 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm

TOPSIDES UK Conference and Exhibitions returns for 2018 With a strong focus on maximising economic recovery (MER), it is increasingly important for companies to demonstrate how they are working collaboratively, efficiently and innovatively to ensure optimised production throughout the lifetime of an individual asset. Topsides UK 2018 continues to provide a platform for companies to […]

June 2018


Wednesday June 13, 2018 at 8:00 am - Thursday June 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm

The newly empowered Oil & Gas Authority expects “Maximising Economic Recovery” to become a byword for good Asset stewardship. Artificial Lift is key to this and “maximising economic lift” can only be achieved by innovative technology and collaboration across traditional operator/service company and operator/operator boundaries. The biennial EuALF is a well-established forum organised by SPE Aberdeen for artificial lift professionals specifically to promote technology, innovation and collaboration throughout the Artificial Lift Life Cycle.

“Managing Late Life Wells to Maximise Value & Optimise Abandonment” Call for Abstracts – Deadline January 2018 The SPE Aberdeen Late Life and Abandonment Conference is focused on maximising recovery from late-life wells, planning for abandonment, optimising abandonment operations and formulating what is required for post-abandonment monitoring. The conference, which is in its 8th year, […]