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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

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Schedule of Events (UTC+4)

Schedule of Events (UTC+4)

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0900
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Seminars
    This course starts with the basic Machine Learning concepts, application workflows, and supervised and unsupervised learning algorithms. The commonly used algorithms in both categories such as Cluster ...
0900
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Seminars
    This two-day course will provide training in production forecasting and reserves estimation for low-permeability resource plays (such as shales) using simple, rapidly applied decline models favoured b ...
1700
  1. Virtual
    225 mins
    • Startup Village
1800
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Ancillary Events
    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 abstrac ...
    Speaker(s)
0900
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Seminars
    This two-day course will provide training in production forecasting and reserves estimation for low-permeability resource plays (such as shales) using simple, rapidly applied decline models favoured b ...
1800
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Ancillary Events
    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.  This ses ...
    Speaker(s)
0900
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Seminars
    This course will: Define the building blocks of a successful well integrity management programme Define well integrity well categorisation based on compliance to the barrier policy outlined in the reg ...
0900
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Seminars
    This course provides a fundamental understanding of process safety techniques and how applying these techniques can improve safety, equipment reliability, environmental performance and reduce overall ...
0800
  1. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
    480 mins
    • Seminars
    This course looks at the successful application of machine learning and data analytics in the E&P industry in the last several years. It will include fundamentals of data mining algorithms, machine le ...
0800
  1. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
    480 mins
    • Seminars
    MathWorks is pleased to present an industry-tested, hands-on workshop on Predictive Maintenance using Machine Learning. In this instructor-led seminar, participants will tackle an oilfield equipment f ...
1500
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    This workshop will explore practical steps you can follow to improve your chances of applying for jobs, with advice from people in the industry. We explore understanding what companies are seeking, ad ...
1800
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    This session explores what it means to be a student during times of uncertainty. Hosted by the Young Member Engagement Committee, industry specialists will share experiences and advice for making the ...
0800
  1. Al Multaqua Ballroom
    540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The SPE Member Lounge offers an exclusive environment for SPE members to convene, network, and share knowledge with key decision-makers within the industry.  At the SPE Member Lounge, you benefit from ...
  2. Al Ain K
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    With global pandemic and the big swing of oil price, how to properly manage project, facility and construction becomes critical for oil and gas industry. More advanced tools are being developed to opt ...
  3. Al Multaqua Ballroom
    540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The Membership Committee hosts a special lounge for SPE members with 25 years or more of continuous membership, Century Club members, Distinguished and Honorary members, current and former SPE Board o ...
  4. Dubai A/B
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Papers in this session cover technology advancements in flow assurance and well diagnostics for both downhole and surface applications through experiments and case studies, development of environmenta ...
  5. Al Ain F
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    A major transition is underway to decarbonize O&G Production Operations at a cost that will maintain the supply of safe, reliable, affordable supply of reasonably clean energy in support of the UN Sus ...
  6. Al Ain J
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Hydraulic fracturing continues to play a very large role in many horizontal well developments in both the unconventional and conventional arena. This session covers fracturing design, monitoring and e ...
  7. Dubai C/D
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Zonal isolation remains one of the key objectives during well construction. Sometimes there are drilling hazards such as lost circulation or unexpected inflow that could affect the casing design, well ...
  8. Abu Dhabi A
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will focus on how to improve workflows and optimizations using advanced data analytics in unconventionals.
  9. Dubai E/F
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Dive into benchmarking reserves, perspective on guidelines & methodologies….all for the final objective of optimizing resource management
  10. Al Ain B
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    This will be a short session and will cover unconventional reservoirs, particularly formation characterization, fractures and waterflooding in shales and tight Sands.
  11. Al Ain A
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Gas injection has been one of the most promising EOR methods in the last few decades and several researchers have been trying to improve the efficiency of the process. This session will showcase new a ...
  12. Abu Dhabi B
    100 mins
    • Technical Session
    Transient analysis remains a critical tool for understanding well/reservoir performance and estimating reserves. This technical session focuses on advancements in pressure- and rate-transient analyses ...
  13. Sheikh Rashid B
    100 mins
    • Special Session
    Companies, organizations, and professionals which have successfully grown and leveraged diversity and inclusion have been proven to be more successful and effective over time. Inclusive working enviro ...
  14. Sheikh Rashid C
    100 mins
    • Special Session
0930
  1. 40 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 60 mins
    • Exhibition
  3. 450 mins
    • Exhibition
0940
  1. 30 mins
    • ePoster
1030
1200
  1. 120 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
1300
  1. Virtual
    420 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    Watch the winning presentations from SPE's Regional Student Paper Contests as they compete for the international prize. Contests will be broadcast online around the world to judging panel to showcase ...
1330
  1. Sheikh Rashid D
    90 mins
    • Regional Special Session
    The Net-Zero Carbon Emission is an ambition towards global warming regulation: net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by balancing carbon dioxide emissions with the removal of carbon dioxide emissions. Cou ...
1400
  1. Al Ain K
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Case studies and models about reservoir description from well data.
  2. Dubai A/B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Papers in this session cover robust surface and downhole flow measurements using physical and virtual flow metering systems, active production monitoring with new technologies, ability of determining ...
  3. Al Ain F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Every well never performs the same as the next, it is a reality that most operators have learnt the hard way. Thus, it is of the utmost importance to select the most reliable and most efficient form o ...
  4. Al Ain J
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will provide details on extended CT reach, millouts, underbalanced perforating, snubbing as well as advanced downhole equipment.
  5. Dubai C/D
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Drilling wells for hydrocarbon extraction, geothermal energy, or carbon sequestration is a complex endeavor involving multiple parties, various equipment, and knowledge. Leaving behind a properly buil ...
  6. Abu Dhabi A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Successful well stimulations are not as easy as copying what you thought worked before. Stimulation Case Histories Session will highlight the lessons learned from around the globe that increased the u ...
  7. Dubai E/F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    A blend of trends, transformations, CO2's potential, models, and of course…elements of energy transition
  8. Al Ain B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session highlights the use of various methods leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analysis to further develop an understanding of the subsurface and its production poten ...
  9. Al Ain A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will present the findings encountered during the evaluation of polymer flooding at laboratory conditions as well as field applications. The experimental work has been conducted in both sa ...
  10. Abu Dhabi B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will discuss modern numerical techniques and application workflows for reservoir simulation, modeling and characterization. Selected papers in this session deal with history matching tech ...
  11. Sheikh Rashid B
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    A major transition is underway to decarbonize O&G Production Operations at a cost that will maintain the supply of safe, reliable, affordable supply of reasonably clean energy in support of the UN Sus ...
  12. Sheikh Rashid C
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    Digital solutions have proven to be successful for remote operations as well as for commissioning and training in the oil and gas industry. Today, digital solutions are developed during early-stage fi ...
1515
  1. 30 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 30 mins
    • ePoster
1700
  1. Hall 5
    60 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
0800
  1. Al Multaqua Ballroom
    540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The SPE Member Lounge offers an exclusive environment for SPE members to convene, network, and share knowledge with key decision-makers within the industry.  At the SPE Member Lounge, you benefit from ...
  2. Al Multaqua Ballroom
    540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The Membership Committee hosts a special lounge for SPE members with 25 years or more of continuous membership, Century Club members, Distinguished and Honorary members, current and former SPE Board o ...
0830
  1. Sheikh Rashid D
    90 mins
    • Regional Special Session
    This session will consider the myriad forms and increasing pace with which Digital Transformation of the O&G industry is taking place, from using bespoke data-driven tools to address niche challenges ...
  2. Al Ain K
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    The success of the field development are paramount to the future of the oil and gas industry. This session will address several cases of oil and gas field developments and its lessons learned, that wo ...
  3. Dubai A/B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session looks at the business impact of Artificial Intelligence solutions as it relates to Digital Energy.
  4. Al Ain F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will focus on novel technologies, work flows and methods in reservoir monitoring that help us gain better insight on reservoir performance and management.
  5. Al Ain J
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will present a range of sand control techniques and advancements recently deployed around the globe. The range of approaches involved will introduce the attendee to new ideas as well as e ...
  6. Dubai C/D
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Optimizing well placement and drilling efficiency while minimizing bit/equipment damages and avoiding drilling hazards is of utmost importance. This session showcases the advancements in downhole/surf ...
  7. Abu Dhabi A
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Acid Stimulation have been used to improve well productivity for more than 120 years. This session will highlight new technologies in Acid stimulation with some field applications. In addition, it wil ...
  8. Dubai E/F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Case studies and simulations for reservoir descriptions and interpretations.
  9. Abu Dhabi B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
  10. Al Ain A
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Recently, hybrid enhanced oil recovery (HEOR) methods have been gaining interest due to the pronounced synergistic effect when combining two or more EOR methods in terms of oil recovery and cost. HEOR ...
  11. Abu Dhabi B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    In this session, we will be discussing state-of-the-art thermal and non-thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes. The technical papers in this session provide a good glance of recent developments ...
  12. Sheikh Rashid B
    205 mins
    • Special Session
    With the energy transition gathering pace and the collapse of oil demand in a pandemic world, the future of petroleum professionals now enters unchartered territory. The aspiration of a carbon neutral ...
  13. Sheikh Rashid C
    205 mins
    • Special Session
    Low and high-enthalpy geo-energy for direct-use and power generation is experiencing a resurgence in interest and investment as technology and cost learnings from the oil and gas are applied to geothe ...
0930
  1. 450 mins
    • Exhibition
1010
  1. 50 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 30 mins
    • ePoster
        
1100
  1. Sheikh Rashid D
    90 mins
    • Regional Special Session
    The Net-Zero Carbon Emission is an ambition towards global warming regulation: net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by balancing carbon dioxide emissions with the removal of carbon dioxide emissions. Cou ...
1200
  1. 120 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
1400
  1. Sheikh Rashid D
    90 mins
    • Regional Special Session
    The Digital Era is characterised by technologies that increase the speed and extent of knowledge turnover within society. Digital technologies have transformed almost every sector of the industry. Thi ...
  2. Al Ain K
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The challenges related to flow assurance in the petroleum industry is vital with respect to safer and uninterrupted production of the hydrocarbon resources. Flow assurances in offshore, subsea, and ha ...
  3. Dubai A/B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Papers in this session cover latest technologies and analyses of Gas Lift optimization, ESP performance evaluation, and Progressing Cavity Pump improvements in onshore, offshore and heavy oil operatio ...
  4. Al Ain F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Presentations in this section will focus on Case Histories applied to further our understanding of reservoir through subsurface monitoring. An operator documents an objective-driven test design, dual ...
  5. Al Ain J
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Autonomous devices that reduce water production, improve operational efficiency, and increase ultimate recovery.
  6. Dubai C/D
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session will cover novel techniques, tools, and case histories in verification and maintaining wellbore integrity and barrier assurance during well construction phases.
  7. Abu Dhabi A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Calibration of hydraulic fracture models to empirical observations is key to understanding hydraulic fracture behavior and increasing well productivity. The industry must also continue to improve the ...
  8. Dubai E/F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Uncover unique methods & perspective to tackle project management, decision making, and business challenges
  9. Al Ain B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Machine learning methods applied to reservoir characterization and management and in cases coupled with physics based models.
  10. Al Ain A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on the fundamentals of mechanisms in unconventional recovery processes, ranging from permeability measurement, diffusion transport, and fracture network modeling. A novel EOR meth ...
  11. Abu Dhabi B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Reservoir modeling and engineering technologies are critical components of exploration, appraisal, and field development plans. This session highlights novel developments reservoir modeling and engine ...
  12. Sheikh Rashid B
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    Unconventional and conventional tight-oil resources have considerable differences in geologic structures, petrophysical properties, fluid saturations, hydrocarbon storage mechanisms, and flow characte ...
  13. Sheikh Rashid C
    180 mins
    • Special Session
    The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged companies to revisit their business priorities and pushed their limits to address prevention of infection spread in the workplace. Inevitably, it also has pressed ...
1500
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    At the helm of every great business is an effective, thoughtful, and motivated leader. Some people are natural leaders, but anyone can develop the necessary leadership skills with some practical effor ...
1515
  1. 45 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 30 mins
    • ePoster
1800
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    This session explores what it means to be a student during times of uncertainty. The energy transition is a huge shift for the industry, but with each company and country taking its own approach, wher ...
1830
  1. Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
    210 mins
    • Special Events
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
    Join us to celebrate the noteworthy accomplishments of SPE members and the oil and gas industry. The Annual Awards Banquet will recognise the significant contributions of our members to the industry, ...
0800
  1. Sheikh Maktoum A
    360 mins
    • Energy4me
    SPE, through its Energy4me programme, will present a free, energy education workshop to UAE science teachers alongside ATCE. Energy4me is an energy educational public outreach programme that highlight ...
  2. Al Multaqua Ballroom
    540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The SPE Member Lounge offers an exclusive environment for SPE members to convene, network, and share knowledge with key decision-makers within the industry.  At the SPE Member Lounge, you benefit from ...
  3. 540 mins
    • Member Lounge
    The Membership Committee hosts a special lounge for SPE members with 25 years or more of continuous membership, Century Club members, Distinguished and Honorary members, current and former SPE Board o ...
0830
  1. Al Ain K
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    A new approach to petroleum engineering education by way of changed energy engineering program, which involves fundamentals of engineering sciences has been started. What are the structural changes ne ...
  2. Dubai A/B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    In this session, presentation will broadly focus on Digital Energy Workflow Process impact in providing business solutions.
  3. Al Ain F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Well intervention is a critical operation during production phase of a field, and it is critical for well intervention to achieve the objectives within the operating limit, duration and budget. This s ...
  4. Al Ain J
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will offer unique perspectives from operators and service companies on the application of new technologies and innovative completion strategies.
  5. Dubai C/D
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    To stay competitive, operators and service companies must find ways to leverage big data to improve drilling performance and reduce risk in their operations. In this session we will explore the impact ...
  6. Abu Dhabi A
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will cover a broad range of topics with underlying theme of proppant induced fracture conductivity. Topics include modeling of proppant transport in the near well and toeward region of ho ...
  7. Dubai E/F
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will cover the papers covering Environmental, sustainability, Carbon Management, Emissions Management, Responsible Energy Transition and innovation and sustainability as well as integrati ...
  8. Al Ain B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This section will highlight recent advances in core and logging technology and their application to reservoir characterization.
  9. Al Ain A
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    Chemical flooding is a commonly used EOR method to increase oil recovery form waterflooded reservoirs. Nevertheless, chemical costs and limitations of their applications remain a challenge to overcome ...
  10. Abu Dhabi B
    205 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session focuses on the application of reservoir engineering technologies to field case studies. Some novel techniques have been benchmarked with real field data to demonstrate benefits in areas s ...
  11. Sheikh Rashid B
    205 mins
    • Special Session
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to change our lives in all industry sectors. However, using AI in the drilling industry is not always easy. There are challenges and limitations from both technic ...
  12. Sheikh Rashid C
    205 mins
    • Special Session
    Reservoir well sections are critical to the value proposition of wells. The drilled form of wells has a significant impact on their cost and production, and thus is a direct driver of life cycle value ...
0900
  1. Sheikh Rashid D
    90 mins
    • Regional Special Session
    The oil and gas industry is yet to recover from an unprecedented twin shock: a global pandemic and low oil prices. Most major oil and gas companies were left with no choice but to rationalise capital ...
0930
  1. 450 mins
    • Exhibition
            
1010
  1. 50 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 30 mins
    • ePoster
            
1200
  1. Sheikh Maktoum D
    90 mins
    • Special Events
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
    ATCE wraps up with the Annual Meeting of Members at the President’s Luncheon. A favorite tradition, the luncheon showcases 2021 SPE President Tom Blasingame’s presentation on new achievements at SPE a ...
  2. 120 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
1400
  1. Al Ain K
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    TBD
  2. Dubai A/B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Papers in this session demonstrate the different aspects of production monitoring using broad spectrum of tools and available capabilities, as well as experimental studies and modeling techniques to e ...
  3. Al Ain F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Preserving the mechanical integrity of existing wells while maintaining or increasing production potential has become of paramount importance to survive and thrive in highly uncertain oil and gas mark ...
  4. Al Ain J
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Gain insight into the integrity of the wellbore with the latest downhole diagnostic tools. Avoid casing deformation through predictive models and improved operating limits for connections and completi ...
  5. Dubai C/D
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The development of new technologies for well construction must demonstrate its value. This session aims to provide valid case histories where technology has graduated from selection, because of its ad ...
  6. Abu Dhabi A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    The session presents novel developments in fracturing fluids and materials, and extends into completion aspects associated with fluid friction, fracture conductivity and proppant suspension. It offers ...
  7. Dubai E/F
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This session will cover the papers covering Process Safety Management, Operational Safety, Safety Culture, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Occupational Health, Emergency Response Management and Incident ...
  8. Al Ain B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    This section will be focused on advanced formation evaluation and interpretation in carbonates rocks. NMR logging and Well testing will be shown and apply to Case Studies of Carbonate Fields.
  9. Al Ain A
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Session description: Regardless the reservoir type is conventional or unconventional, it’s always critical to understand the fundamental characteristics of the rock, fluid and their interactions. This ...
  10. Abu Dhabi B
    180 mins
    • Technical Session
    Unconventional resources have transformed the landscape of the oil and gas industry around the world and our understanding has grown with years of production from these reservoirs. This technical sess ...
1515
  1. 30 mins
    • Coffee / Lunch / Dinner
  2. 30 mins
    • ePoster
1700
  1. Virtual
    45 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    Join us for a pre-Awards Student Session networking game! Register for FREE  
1800
  1. Virtual
    90 mins
    • Young Member Activities
    Tune in to celebrate our award-winning students around the globe, including the Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter recipients and Student Paper Contest participants.  Register for FREE ...