Conferences & Events

GEO 2020
Sept 14 – 17, 2020
Manama, Bahrain

Inaugurated in 1994, GEO is the largest and best attended technical event of its kind in the region. A world-class exhibition and an exceptional technical conference with presentations by key industry figures. The platform offers exceptional networking, business and educational opportunities to all professionals with an interest in the future development of the Middle East’s hydrocarbon resources. The event regularly attracts over 4000 geoscience professionals. GEO 2020 will take place under the theme Geosciences in the Digital World: 2020 and Beyond.

IPTC* 13–15 January 2020
Dhahran EXPO, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Founded in 2005, the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) is the flagship multidisciplinary technical event in the Eastern Hemisphere. The scope of the conference programme and associated industry activities address technology and relevant industry issues that challenge industry specialists and management around the world.

IPTC is sponsored by four industry organisations and societies, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG); the European  Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE); the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG); and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

IPTC is focused on the dissemination of new and current technology, best practices and multi-disciplinary activities designed to emphasise the importance of the value chain and maximising asset value. The knowledge, capabilities and strengths of the participating countries and the sponsoring societies global membership, over the spectrum of multi-disciplinary technologies, are central to the success of the conference and the corresponding exhibition.

IPTC is governed by a Board of Directors made up of eight representatives from IPTC’s four organising societies.

Jun 8-11, 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The 82nd EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2020 is the largest and most comprehensive multidisciplinary geoscience event in the world. The event includes a large conference in total over 1,000 technical oral and poster presentations and a technical exhibition presenting the latest developments in geophysics, geology and reservoir/petroleum engineering.

EAGE’s annual event attracts over 6,500 industry leaders and energy professionals to explore the newest technologies, state of the art products and innovative services. EAGE offers a 3-5 day opportunity for your company to showcase your services, technologies, launch new products and heighten brand awareness. Take part in the exhibition and sponsor programme of Rome 2020 and reach thousands of geoscientists and engineers.

SEG* Artificially Intelligent Earth Exploration
Apr 19-21
Muscat, Oman

Artificial intelligence, and specifically machine learning, has become a powerful tool to address many of the challenges we face as we try to illuminate the Earth and make the proper prediction of its content. From image resolution enhancements, to fault detection, to salt boundary picking, the quest to teach our computing devices how to perform these tasks efficiently and accurately, as well as quantify the accuracy, has become a feasible and sought-after objective. Recent advances in computer power, machine learning algorithms, and the availability of the modules to apply such algorithms, have allowed the geoscientist to focus on the potential applications of such tools.

The objective of this workshop is to bring together interested individuals to share their experiences in applying machine learning algorithms in geoscience applications, especially applications related to the Oil and Gas sector. In addition, we’ll examine the various schools of thought in Machine Learning applications in the geoscience field  to share advances and breakthroughs, highlight advantages and limitations, compare results, and debate emerging approaches in the world of artificial intelligence. What can we teach the machine, what can’t we teach it, and more importantly, what can it teach us?

The workshop invites contributions in all related subjects that utilize machine learning to solve geophysical data analysis challenges in the Oil and Gas sector. This includes the application of machine learning methods in supervised, unsupervised, reinforcement or any other method. Implementations may include numerous types of neural networks, like deep, feed-forward, convolutional, recurrent, GAN to the tasks solved by linear regression, SVM, and many other applications.

ONS Offshore Northern Seas
Aug 31 –  Sep 3, 2020,
Stavanger, Norway

The ONS Foundation is a world-leading organisation facilitating discussions and collaboration on energy, technology and innovation. Sustainability is at the core of our business, and we aim to provide information, challenge established practices and promote low carbon solutions. We believe the sustainable energy future is built on the shoulders of the oil and gas industry.

Through our global network of business and society leaders, innovators and politicians, we work to shape and influence the future energy society.
At the core is the biennial ONS event which was started in 1974 as a key meeting place for the energy industry.

Continuously developing, ONS today represents a series of activities around the world. We believe in working in partnerships with others and as a united industry to create a new energy future

SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition
15 – 17 Sep 2020

The SPE/IADC Middle East Drilling Technology Conference and Exhibition is one of the biggest drilling events in the region and is a joint effort between two highly respected industry associations, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).

In its 12th edition, the conference will continue providing an unprecedented platform for experts in drilling and completions to share their latest technological advancements, evolving challenges, and successful case histories.

The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) is dedicated to enhancing the interests of oil and gas and geothermal drilling contractors worldwide. IADC’s contract drilling members own most of the world’s land and offshore drilling units and drill the vast majority of the wells that produce the planet’s oil and gas. IADC’s membership also includes oil and gas producers, and manufacturers and suppliers of oilfield equipment and services. Founded in 1940, IADC strives to secure responsible standards, practices, legislation and regulations that provide for safe, efficient and environmentally sound global drilling operations.

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose more than 156,000 members in 154 countries are engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge providing publications, events, seminars, and online resources.

ADIPEC – Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference
Nov 3-6, 2020

ADIPEC is the world’s largest and most influential event for the oil and gas industry and attracted a record breaking 155,000+ attendees in 2019, bringing together Energy Ministers, global CEOs and leading decision makers alongside the companies that shape the future of oil and gas supply across 4 days of focused business, dialogue and knowledge transfer that addresses today’s energy needs and defines tomorrow’s energy landscape.

ADIPEC gives 2,200+ exhibitors unparalleled access to the top decision-makers in the oil and gas industry and is the ideal platform to create new business opportunities, strengthen existing relationships and network across the entire energy sector, with an estimated $18.9 Billion worth of business agreements taking place across the 4 days.

World Petroleum Congress
Dec  6 – 10, 2020 Houston, USA

The World Petroleum Council is a non-advocacy, non-political organization with charitable status in the U.K. and has accreditation as a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) from the United Nations (UN). The WPC is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s petroleum resources for the benefit of all.

A global symposium assembling more than 100 nations, the World Petroleum Congress convenes every three years for thought-provoking exchanges and an interactive exhibition. The Congress participants examine all aspects of the industry, from technological advances in upstream and  downstream to the role of natural  gas and renewables and the management of the industry and its social, economic and environmental impact.

February – Issue 50 May – Issue 51 August – Issue 52 November – Issue 53
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  • Remote operations
  • Intelligent completions
  • Digitalization
  • Production
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cementing
  • Drilling & Completion Fluids
  • Rotary Steerable Systems
  • Complex Wells
  • Geophysical
  • Reservoir Visualization
  • Remote Operation Centres
  • Advances in Drill-Pipe
  • Drill-Bit technology
  • Zonal Isolation ( incl. packers multi-Zone Completions)
  • Carbonate Reservoir Heterogenity
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Drilling Optimization
  • Formation Evaluation
  • Wellbore Intervention
  • Casing While Drilling
  • Seismic

GEO 2020

March 3 – 5, 2020

Manama, Bahrain



Jun 8-11, 2020

RAI Amsterdam,

The Netherlands

ONS Offshore Northern Seas

Aug 26-29, 2020

Stavanger, Norway

ADIPEC -Abu Dhabi

International Petroleum

Exhibition and Conference

Nov 3-6, 2020

IPTC* 13-15 January 2020

Dhahran EXPO

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

SEG* Artifically

Intelligent Earth Exploration

Apr 19-21 Muscat, Oman

SPE Middle East Drilling

Technology Conference and Exhibition

Abu Dhabi,

UAE Sept 15-17

World Petroleum Congress Houston

Texas, USA,

December 6-10, 2020

GEO 2020

September 14 – 17, 2020

Manama, Bahrain

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