SPE ATCE 2011 to Showcase Technology, Insight into Industry Challenges

The latest in exploration and production technology and insight into topics relevant to the oil and gas industry, including safety, shale gas and energy strategy, will be showcased at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ 2011 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) in Denver from October 30 through November 2.

Baker Hughes Chairman Chad Deaton and a panel of industry leaders, government officials and experts from other industries, will kick off SPE ATCE 2011 with a discussion of how industry standards and best practices can ensure safe operations, environmental protection, and public acceptance of the oil and gas industry’s activities.

Halliburton and Baker Hughes will be among companies debuting or featuring the newest in seismic and hydraulic fracturing technology. The ATCE 2011 exhibition will feature approximately 350 companies showing the latest in products and services.

The conference also will offer a technical program covering a range of topics, from completion technology, training strategies, sand control technology, environmental issues, unconventional resources production performance and fracturing technology. This year’s conference received 1,550 paper proposal submissions; 400 were selected for presentation.

ATCE over the past 87 years has provided insight into current best practices and emerging technologies to attendees, which include engineers, scientists, academia, managers and executives.

Last year’s event, which was held in Florence, Italy, attracted approximately 4,700 attendees from more than 70 countries worldwide.


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