The EGYPS 2019 Technical Conference will feature 31+ technical sessions across 11 categories and over 120 industry expert speakers and representatives from both the regional and international oil and gas community, providing the unique opportunity to gain insights into the industry’s entire value chain and to engage with your peers.

Over the 3 days of EGYPS 2019 we bring together experts from the entire upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas value chain providing the opportunity to share both strategic industry experiences and technical expertise and knowledge exchange offering critical insights into Egypt and North Africa’s fast-evolving hydrocarbon businesses.


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
  • Heat exchange and waste and water management

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

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, supply chain, 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)

  • Oilfield 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 ageing fields and infrastructure
  • Hazardous chemicals management
  • Reducing Opex

8. Downstream: Refining Technology, Operations and Marketing (DRTOM)

  • Brownfield revamping, expansion, conversion and developments
  • Refining and petrochemical integration, supply chain management and feedstock maximisation: crude oil derivatives including naptha, LPG, NGL, shale gas, ethane gas
  • Refining technology and processing developments: catalytic and thermal cracking,advanced hydrocracker reaction and fractionation units, delayed coking units, contaminants removal, alkylation and polymerisation, isomerisation, energy efficiency
  • Heavy oil: flow measurement and control of heavy oil steam, metal contamination from heavy oil processing, desalting refinery heavy feeds
  • Bottom of the barrel upgrading
  • Reducing carbon dioxide emissions: technologies and innovations
  • New trends and emerging technologies for lubricants, fuels and base oils: product integrity, standards and legislations
  • Lubrication solutions for renewable energy applications
  • Advanced fuels marketing and distribution technologies from refinery to retail station: efficiency, safety and security
  • Energy transition, electric vehicles, batteries and storage technologies
  • Technologies to meet new fuel specifications and support clean energy standards; gasoline vs diesel technology advances

9. Downstream: Petrochemicals Technology, Operations (DPTO)

  • Olefins (ethylene and propylene) and aromatics (benzene, toluene, xylene isomers): operations and technology developments
  • Petrochemical and refining integration, supply chain management and feedstock allocation, diversification and maximisation
  • Integration of bio-feedstock in petrochemical plants
  • On-purpose olefins production
  • Crude to chemicals

 10. Power Generation Technology and Operations (PGTO)

  • Floating LNG, liquefaction and regasification terminals, LNG trains, 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
  • Gas field developing and planning
  • LNG to power

11. Artificial Intelligence and Connected Performance Technology and Services (AICPTS)

  • Industrial internet of things (IIOT)
  • Advances in predictive analytics techniques and data handling technologies
  • Big data collation, management and analysis within the refinery, petrochemical, gas processing plant
  • Smart, connected assets, devices and wireless technologies
  • Cloud engineering and virtual technology validation
  • Protecting oil and gas facilities: cyber and infrastructure security
  • Digital plants, integrated hardware, software, monitoring and predictive analytics