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SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)
21–23 September 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Call for Papers 2021

Call for Papers 2021

Call for Papers Closed

As one of the largest gatherings of E&P professionals, ATCE includes an extensive technical program covering all industry disciplines. Technical experts share their knowledge and insights to help move the industry forward.

The paper proposal submission deadline has been extended to Monday, 22 February 2021. 



Submission Categories



  • Well Completions
  • Well Stimulation

Production & Operations

  • Well Operations
  • Production Monitoring and Control

Projects, Facilities & Construction


  • Recovery Mechanisms and Flow in Porous Media
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Reservoir Geology and Geophysics
  • Reservoir Monitoring

HSE and Sustainability

  • Process Safety/Risk Management
  • Human Factors & Human Performance
  • HSE Operations Best Practices
  • Responsible Energy Transition
  • Innovation and Sustainability
  • Integrating the UN SDGs


  • Management
  • Education, Training, and Professionalism

Data Science and Engineering Analytics

  • Digital Energy
  • Petroleum Advanced Analytics

Submission Process

1. Obtain necessary clearance from your management, and start preparing now.

2. Submit your paper proposal online.

3. Authors whose paper proposals are accepted will be required to provide a manuscript for inclusion in the conference proceedings.
  • Authors who do not submit a manuscript and the associated publication forms by the manuscript due date will be withdrawn from the program and will not be allowed to present.

4. Please note:
  • Paper proposal must be received by the submission deadline.
  • If accepted, your paper proposal may be published, as submitted, in conference information media, including on the SPE website.

To all Authors: An agreement to present a paper at this SPE conference carries an obligation to participate in the event. For detailed information on submitting a paper directly for SPE journal publication peer review, please visit For more information, contact or +1.972.952.9393.