24-26 September 2018

Dallas, Texas, USA  

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center


About Dallas

Experience ATCE in a Big Way

The Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) returns to Dallas for the first time in over 10 years. 

Everything is bigger in Texas, and Dallas is no exception. ATCE 2018 takes place in North America's most active region.
Dallas Skyline
Texas Basins

Did You Know?

According to the Baker Hughes Rig Count as of 1 June 2018, 54% of the land-based rigs working in the US major basins: Permian Basin, Barnett, and Eagle Ford.

Attendees travel from all around the world to gather for one of the largest gatherings in the industry. With more than 8,000 attendees, 350+ technical presentations, and 280+ exhibiting companies, ATCE 2018 will undoubtedly continue the success in the resurgence of the industry downturn.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Discounts for ATCE Attendees

Explore Dallas and make the most out of your time spent in the big city. Visit the ATCE  deals and discounts to find the most updated savings!

Dallas Highlights

When you're not busy learning and networking at the conference, enjoy local attractions and cuisine. From food to sports to cultural events, Dallas is a perfect hub for all things making it an ideal location for ATCE 2018. Make the most of your time while in town for SPE's flagship meeting and explore the big city! For more information, visit the Downtown Dallas website.


  • Bowl & Barrel
  • Dallas Aquarium
  • Dallas Zoo
  • Katy Trail
  • Klyde Warren Park
  • Reunion Tower Geo-Deck
  • TopGolf

Live Entertainment

  • American Airlines Center
  • Dallas Opera
  • House of Blues
  • Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
  • Musical Hall at Fair Park
  • The Rustic


  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum
  • Nasher Sculpture Center
  • Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Sixth Floor Museum 
  • Texas Discovery Gardens

Nearby Restaurants

  • Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
  • Marie Gabrielle Restaurant & Garden
  • Mercat Bistro 
  • Meso Maya
  • Pecan Lodge
  • Saint Ann Restaurant
  • Uchi


  • Galleria
  • Highland Park Village
  • Northpark Mall
  • The Shops at Park Lane

Thank You to Our Sponsors


About the Conference

ATCE is SPE’s annual meeting of members and features groundbreaking papers and special technical events designed to accelerate the application of innovations in every technical discipline.


As an ATCE exhibitor, you can extend your brand and presence in the industry.

Registration Now Open

Register to attend ATCE 2018. Sign up by 20 August to save with early-bird rates!

Network with

Network with

E&P Professionals

Learn from

Learn from

Technical Presentations



Conference Sessions

Meet with

Meet with