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IADC endorses IPTC 2011 in Bangkok

Posted on 25 January 2011

Join IADC at the 2011 International Petroleum Technology Conference! IADC is an endorsing organization for IPTC 2011, 15-17 November in Bangkok. This year’s event, the fifth edition, has the theme “Technology and Operational Excellence: Keys to Sustainable Global Energy.”

IPTC is led by three co-chairmen, Luechai Wongsirasawad, PTT Exploration and Production; Saif Hamed Al Hinai, Petroleum Development Oman; and Ganesh Thakur, Chevron Energy Technology.

Consider submitting an abstract for this broad-ranging conference. The deadline for abstracts is 31 January.

Papers will cover more than 30 topics spanning all E&P practices. For drilling and completions, topics are:

• Optimisation of well planning and execution: mature field revitalisation strategies, well drilling construction and completion, intelligent well construction, multilateral wells, wellbore quality considerations, drilling system optimisation of hardware, equipment, rigs, tubulars, etc;

• Challenges in well construction and completion: HPHT, deepwater, extended-reach drilling, managed pressure drilling;

• Advancements in technology application: Completion diagnostics, well testing, intelligent completions, wellbore construction fluids.

The conference will also include papers on HSE, security, human resources and social responsibility, as well as on geoscience, production and other topics.

IPTC is organized by the Society of Petroleum Engineers and sponsored by SPE, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers, and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.

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