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Deadline: 30 June 2021

Call for Papers Now Open for IPTC 2022 in Saudi Arabia

Dear Industry Colleague,

Themed "Fuelling Global Recovery Through Sustainable Energy," this edition of the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) will be held from 21–23 February 2022 at the Dhahran Expo in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Following the success of IPTC 2020, the first edition to be held in the Kingdom since the inaugural event in 2005, this multi-society flagship event returns again in 2022 with Saudi Aramco as the Exclusive Host.

Over 530 technical topics across 49 sub-categories, selected by the Programme Committee, provide many opportunities for you to share your expertise and knowledge in multiple disciplines. The submission deadline is 30 June 2021.




Nasir K. Al-Naimi photo

“IPTC 2022 will demonstrate the energy sector’s resilience, ecosystem evolution and technological advancement during one of the most challenging times of our industry. Global industry leaders will exchange their views on how to achieve economic growth, social development and environmental sustainability as the industry emerges from this global pandemic. The conference will highlight how innovation and technology can lead the industry to develop sustainable solutions to achieve growth within the boundaries of a circular economy. The premier venue will host global industry leaders, a world-class exhibition and technical programs promoting emerging technologies and exploring new possibilities of excellence.”

Nasir K. Al-Naimi
Executive Committee Chair
Senior Vice President, Upstream, Saudi Aramco




Ashraf Tahini


Technical Programme Chair
Manager, EXPEC ARC      
Saudi Aramco


Suhaileen Bt Shahar


Technical Programme
Head, Global Exploration New Ventures
Exploration Upstream

Zeid Ghareeb

Zeid Ghareeb


Technical Programme
Reservoir Management Division Head   
Saudi Aramco


"As we continue to emerge from the unprecedented times brought about by the pandemic, the resilience of the oil and gas sector relies more than ever on technological advancements and exchange of knowledge. On behalf of the IPTC Technical Programme Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to share your technical knowledge by submitting your abstract for consideration in the IPTC 2022 technical programme."

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Technical Categories

  • Geoscience
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Integrated Reservoir Engineering and Geoscience
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Midstream Operations
  • Production Engineering
  • Unconventional
  • Overarching Themes
  • IR 4.0
  • Sustainability
View the entire list of 530+ technical topics

Why Submit a Paper for IPTC 2022

  • Be part of a prestigious, international, multidisciplinary, inter-society oil and gas conference and exhibition
  • Boost your professional profile at this global event
  • Contribute to technical knowledge transfer between international experts, regional and local industry professionals
  • Share new technologies and best practices with peers from around the world
  • Have your paper published in the multi-society library, OnePetro®
  • Be part of a collaborative experience for students, young professionals and the industry to network and discover the activities and opportunities taking place in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East

About IPTC
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 the 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.

For more information, please contact iptc@iptcnet.org or visit www.iptcnet.org.


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