15–16 April 2020 | Manama, Bahrain

SPE Symposium: Unconventionals in the Middle East - From Exploration to Development Optimisation

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His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Khalifa Under the patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain

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Unconventional resources exploitation in tight reservoirs and shales has come a long way in recent years and as we witness different unconventional plays unfold throughout the region some challenges still obstruct the development of these complex cycles.

However as a dynamic and agile industry with scientific and technological advancements guiding us towards better understanding, we have seen significant improvements over the past few years. This builds realistic hopes that unconventional plays in the Middle East will soon become major economic assets.

Advance your knowledge on unconventional resources by registering your place for SPE’s Unconventionals in the Middle East Symposium.


Symposium Highlights:

Increase your Technical Knowledge on Unconventional Resources in the Region:

Discover new methodologies, techniques and innovations through two in-depth panel sessions and six focused technical sessions including:

Executive Plenary Session 1: The Strategy to Deliver Unconventional Resources – Identifying the Weakest Link
Executive Plenary Session 2: Cooperation Synergies Between Service Companies, NOCs and IOCs across the Region

Technical Sessions:

  • Resource Evaluation and Reservoir Characterisation
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Drilling Practices and Optimisation
  • Well Completions and Production Enhancement
  • Overcoming Logistic and Environmental Challenges Efficiently
  • Economic Drivers—Maximising Resource Value

Connect with regional and global experts, regulators and prominent researchers from the unconventional community to share their technical know-how.


Bahrain SPE Middle East Manama

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15–16 April 2020 | Manama, Bahrain

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Tatweer Petroleum


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National Oil & Gas Authority


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