Returning to Cairo from 12-14 February 2018, be a part of the EGYPS 2018 Technical Conference. Submit your technical abstracts before Thursday 29 June and share your industry experience and technical knowledge across the upstream, midstream and downstream value chain.
The EGYPS 2017 Technical Conference delivered 28 Technical Conference sessions, across 3 days, 108 speakers, from 42 countries and 80+ companies. 


Dedicated industry categories include:

1. E&P Geoscience (GEO)

  • Exploration plays: strategy, planning and execution
  • Seismic surveys: imaging and modelling
  • Geoscience: technology development and commercialisation
  • Well logging, remote sensing for new and existing wells
  • Data knowledge, collation, management and analysis

2. Oil, Gas and Unconventional Field Developments (OGUFD)

  • Reservoir evaluations: shale gas, tight gas
  • Reservoir characterisation and modelling
  • Mature field renewal and maximising field economic life
  • Integrated development planning and field development case studies
  • Field surveillance and testing
  • Reservoir engineering, evaluation, monitoring and testing technologies
  • Smart and digital oilfields: improving operational capabilities of assets
  • Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) thermal recovery, gas injection, chemical injection, steam flooding, nano technology, thermally activated particles techniques
  • Recovering by-passed oil in mature fields

3. Drilling and Completions (DC)

  • Drilling and downhole: technology, production optimisation, cost reduction
  • Onshore and offshore well stimulation: hydraulic fracking technology and operations
  • Jack up drilling rigs
  • Intelligence completions: design, implementation and performance
  • Drilling fluids: technology, environment, performance enhancement
  • Artificial lift innovation and technologies
  • Well interventions and new technologies

4. Gas Processing Technology and Operations (GPTO)

  • Sour gas processing, filtration and separation methods including acid, gas, water, condensate, oil
  • Natural gas processing from the well head to the plant
  • R&D relating to production, processing and pipeline transportation of natural gas
  • Modular gas processing plants
  • Advanced natural gas to olefins technology
  • Sulphur recovery and acid gas removal units
  • Modular gas processing plants
  • Advanced natural gas to olefins technology
  • Sulphur recovery and acid gas removal units

5. Offshore Technology and Operations (OTO)

  • Offshore infrastructure: production platforms and artificial islands design, piling, flow lines, umbilical connections
  • Floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) and offshore support (OSV) vessels and remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV)
  • Hydraulic lifting equipment, cranes and high capacity winches
  • Shallow and deep water: subsea wells, subsea fields, subsea projects and developments
  • Shipping, marine and subsea specialised equipment and repair

6. Project Management, Engineering Technology and Implementation (PMETI)

  • Successful project execution: engineering, procurement, construction and management, cost optimisation
  • Mega project challenges in a low price oil environment: E&P, refining, petrochemicals, gas
  • Mitigating challenges during commissioning and start up operations: onshore and offshore facilities
  • Processing transportation and infrastructure

 7. Operational Excellence, Maintenance and HSE (OEMH)

  • Oil field and facilities maintenance, upgrade and repair
  • Health, safety, environment, security management, equipment and services across E&P and downstream plants
  • Risk and integrity management, interface challenges
  • Climate change, C02 reduction and environmental challenges within oil and gas
  • Metering, production management, testing and managing aging fields and infrastructure
  • Hazardous chemicals management
  • Reducing Opex

8. Downstream: Refining, Petrochemicals and Fertilizers Technology and Operations (DRPFTO)

  • Brownfield revamping, expansion, conversion and developments
  • Refining and petrochemical integration and feedstock maximisation: crude oil derivatives including naptha, LPG, NGL, shale gas, ethane gas
  • Olefins (ethylene and propylene) and aromatics (benzene, toluene, xylene isomers): operations and technology developments
  • Refining technology and processing developments: catalytic and thermal cracking, hydrocracker reaction and fractionation units, delayed coking units, contaminants removal, alkylation and polymerisation, isomerisation
  • Bottom of the barrel upgrading
  • Heavy oil: flow measurement and control of heavy oil steam, metal contamination from heavy oil processing, desalting refinery heavy feeds

 9. Power Generation Technology and Operations (PGTO)

  • Regasification, transmission and distribution and power generation
  • Power plant fuel supply: coal vs oil vs gas
  • Plant upgrades, refurbishment, manufacturing and equipment
  • Gas turbine strategy and technology

10. Marketing and Distribution of Refined Products (MDRP)

  • New trends and emerging technologies for lubricants and base oils
  • Advanced hydrocracking technology in refining
  • Fuels and lubes product integrity, standards and legislations
  • Advanced fuels distribution technologies from refinery to retail station
  • Lubrication solutions for renewable energy applications
  • Fuels distribution: efficiency, safety and security

11. Connected Performance Technology and Services (CPTS)New for 2018

  • Industrial internet of things (IIOT)
  • Advances in predictive analytics techniques
  • Big data collation, management and analysis within the refinery, petrochemical, gas processing plant
  • Smart and connected assets and devices
  • Cloud engineering and virtual technology validation
  • Protecting downstream facilities: cyber and infrastructure security


  • Share your experiences of successful project management from areas including: execution, engineering, procurement, construction and management in a low price environment
  • Present your technical knowledge and skills across E&P, drilling and completions, offshore, power generation and downstream plants which have resulted in improved operating performance for your clients
  • Showcase best practices and operational excellence that you have been involved in during the downturn which resulted in positive return on investment for the business
  • Introduce your research findings that have the potential to launch new technologies that will revolutionise the industry

EGYPS 2017 Technical Conference statistics