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Held under the patronage of HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH HAMDAN BIN MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM, Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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

Host Organisation

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Prices are inclusive of 5% VAT as per U.A.E. Federal Decree-Law no. (8) of 2017.

Please Note: 

  • Admission is strictly by advance registration online. As part of our safe and contactless initiatives, no badges will be printed on-site ATCE, you will need to print your badge at home.
  • Wire transfer is not a payment option on the registration site. All payments must be paid in full during the online registration process. For more information about payment options, please see below.

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As an SPE member, you will gain technical knowledge and build relationships that will benefit you throughout your career. Members also receive discounted registration rates for SPE events.

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Full Conference (3-Day Registration)

  By 1 August After 1 August
SPE Member USD 750 USD 950
SPE Member Over 65 years USD 365 USD 365
Nonmember USD 990 USD 1,250
Author/Presenter/Committee/Session Chair/Panelist/Faculty USD 495 USD 635
Student (with valid university ID, does not include lunch and proceedings) USD 110 USD 140

Full conference registration includes access to all conference sessions, exhibition, coffee breaks, daily lunches, welcome reception, and one copy of the digital conference proceedings.

Group Registration (Full Conference)

ATCE is offering a special corporate group rate allowing for the best opportunity for a company's employees to gain technical knowledge, exchange ideas, formulate strategies, and solve problems.

For every group of four paid full conference registrations under one company, an additional full conference ticket equal to the lowest registration fee will be offered complimentary.

Group registration is available to complete using the above registration link.

1-Day Conference Registration

  By 1 August After 1 August
SPE Member USD 440 USD 495
Nonmember USD 550 USD 630


1-day registration includes access to the conference sessions, exhibition, coffee breaks, and a lunch ticket for the specified day.

Visitor Registration

  By 1 August After 1 August
Visitor (exhibition only access for all three days, does not include technical sessions, lunch, and proceedings) Complimentary Complimentary


Ticketed Items

  By 1 August After 1 August
Spouse (limited access to technical sessions—spouse's session(s) only, full access to the exhibition on all three days, and coffee breaks. Does not include lunch and proceedings) USD 110 USD 140
Lunch each day USD 75 USD 75
President's Lunch (23 September) USD 75 USD 75
Awards Banquet* (22 September) USD 135 USD 135
Awards Banquet* (22 September)—Student USD 75 USD 75
Digital Proceedings (SPE Member) USD 220 USD 220
Digital Proceedings (Nonmember) USD 330 USD 330


Full conference registration already includes daily lunch tickets, welcome reception, and digital proceedings. 
If you are registering as a Student, 1-day delegate, or exhibition visitor, the above items may be of interest.

*As per the current Dubai Government guidelines, all participants attending the Awards Banquet in Dubai need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


    SPE Member Nonmember  
12 September Application of Machine Learning in the Unconventional
Tight/Shale Reservoir Development
USD 315 USD 420 Register
13–14 September Production Forecasts and Reserves Estimates in
Unconventional Resources
USD 315 USD 420 Register
15 September A Proactive Approach to Ensure Well Integrity During the
Construction and Operation of Wells
USD 315 USD 420 Register
16 September Process Safety for E&P Operations USD 315 USD 420 Register
19 September Reservoir Engineering Applications of Advanced Data Analytics
and Machine Learning Algorithms
USD 950 USD 1,150 Register
20 September Predictive Maintenance of a Fracking Pump with Machine Learning USD 950 USD 1,150 Register


Complimentary Add-ons

How to Write a Good Abstract (13 September)

In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a free session on how to write an abstract. In this session we will cover basics within the abstract process along with how to effectively construct your abstract.

Register for Free
How to Write a Good Technical Paper (14 September)
SPE is committed to helping authors submit their best possible paper to conferences and journals. This free session will be covering the basic methods on how to write a good technical paper.
Register for Free


Payment Information

All payments and invoices will be issued in USD only. 

The following credit cards are accepted: American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Diners Club.

Please Note: Wire transfer is not a payment option on the registration site. All payments must be paid in full during the online registration process.

If you wish to receive an invoice to process payment via wire transfer, please send a request to the registration team via email Additional instructions will be given.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation received by 20 August will be refunded less the USD 30 processing fee for Student and Spouse registrations, and USD 100 for all other registration types.
  • Cancellation after 20 August is not eligible for a refund. Substitutions or replacement names will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be given if the delegate fails to attend.

Send your cancellation notice and refund request by email to

Ask a Registration Question

Contact the ATCE Registration Team at +971.4.457.5800 or email

Hotel and Visa

This is a non-residential conference so you are required to complete your own hotel booking(s). Please contact your preferred hotel directly or email ATCE's official travel partner for assistance.

ATCE attendees travelling to Dubai must be in possession of passports valid for at least 6 months on arrival; attendees must hold a visa to enter the UAE issued by the appropriate authorities prior to departure from their home countries.

It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to Dubai. ATCE delegates and visitors can contact their local UAE Embassy or Consulate to confirm visa requirements or ATCE's official travel partner for travel and visa assistance.