Having received over 700 abstracts from across the globe, the EGYPS 2019 Technical Conference delivered 33 sessions across 11 technical categories, over 3 days at the Egypt International Exhibition Center. With over 130 international technical expert speakers and share in their wealth of experience and knowledge.

Session 1
E&P Geoscience (GEO): Geoscience – new approaches
Session Location:  Room 1, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Mai Afif, Geophysicist, BP
Ahmed Zaky, Senior Geophysicist, Edison International Spa
  • 14:00-14:20
    Towards Egypt energy hub: substantial remaining petroleum exploration potentials
    Ahmed Hafez AbdelAziz Ahmed Hafez AbdelAziz
    Senior Geoscientist
    PICO-Cheiron Petroleum Corporation
  • 14:20-14:40
    The Red Sea, different thoughts on rift tectonics and hydrocarbon systems
    Moharem Elgamal Moharem Elgamal
    Independent Petroleum Advisor
  • 14:40-15:00
    Detection of conventional and unconventional reservoirs
    Samir Shehab Samir Shehab
    Department Head of Operation and Petrophysics
    Rashid Petroleum Company
  • 15:00-15:20
    A petrographic and microstructural analysis of deformation bands in sandstone reservoirs
    Karl Clark Karl Clark
    PhD Researcher
    Keele University
  • 15:20-15:30
    Panel Q&A
Session 4
E&P Geoscience (GEO): New promising exploration plays
Session Location:  Room 1, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Hesham Hendy, HCM Manager, Royal Dutch Shell
Mohsen Abd El-Fattah, Senior FRS Advisor, Wireline and Perforating, Halliburton
  • 15:30-15:50
    The Egyptian Red Sea: linking potential to successes in the Gulf of Suez and offshore Saudi Arabia
    Felicia Winter Felicia Winter
    Interpretation Geophysicist & Potential Field Analyst
  • 15:50-16:10
    The Gulf of Suez. A new model and its implications for exploration and production
    Johannes Petrus Van Dijk Johannes Petrus Van Dijk
    Exploration Manager
    Dragon Oil
  • 16:10-16:30
    Exploration: challenges and prize of the Messinian play, the Nile Delta
    Ahmed Said Ahmed Said
  • 16:30-16:50
    Towards new discoveries through integrated stratigraphic play analysis, the Western Desert, Egypt
    Alan Vranjkovic Alan Vranjkovic
    INA Oil Company
    Geology and Geophysics Director
  • 16:50-17:00
    Panel Q&A
Session 7
E&P Geoscience (GEO): Unlocking potential of mature basins
Session Location:  Room 1, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Hesham Shalaby, Senior Geophysicist, Dragon Oil
Mohamed Said, Geoscience Manager, BHGE
  • 17:00-17:20
    Static model redesign and its impact on a late field development, happy field, the Nile Delta, Egypt
    Mostafa Youseif Mostafa Youseif
    Assistant General Manager for Exploration
    Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC)
  • 17:20-17:40
    New seismic approach solving the complexity of base Matruh shale sandstone, the North Western Desert, Egypt
    Mohamed Ibrahim Aboelela Mohamed Ibrahim Aboelela
    Senior Geophysicist
    Agiba Petroleum Company
  • 17:40-18:00
    Limitations in exploration along a structurally complex major bounding fault zone of the Gulf of Suez Rift
    Stefan Lang Stefan Lang
    Senior Geologist
    Wintershall Dea
  • 18:00-18:20
    Re-evaluation of Alam El Bueib (AEB-5) reservoir
    Ahmed Sultan Ahmed Sultan
    Petrophysics Department Manager
    Tharwa Petroleum Company, Egypt
  • 18:20-18:30
    Panel Q&A
Session 23
E&P Geoscience (GEO): Reservoir characterisation and new technologies
Session Location:  Room 2, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Abdel Aleem Hassan, G&G Team Leader - Integrated Solution, Schlumberger
Nader Labib, General Manager, Agreements & Exploration, EGAS
  • 10:00-10:20
    Reservoir identification and gas volume prediction, using neural network analysis: a case-study in the offshore Nile Delta, Egypt
    Ramy Mohamed Fahmy Ramy Mohamed Fahmy
    Senior Geophysicist
    Rashid Petroleum Company
  • 10:20-10:40
    Reservoir quality challenges of the Pre-messinian deposits, the offshore Nile Delta
    Amir Omar Ahmed Omar Amir Omar Ahmed Omar
    Exploration Geologist
  • 10:40-11:00
    Fracture network detection from 3D post stack seismic data
    Chin Tee Ang Chin Tee Ang
    Senior Researcher
  • 11:00-11:20
    Extended elastic impedance application in prediction of reservoir characterisation and hydrocarbon fill, Balsam field, the Nile Delta
    Mahmoud Said Mahmoud Said
    Dana Gas
  • 11:20-11:30
    Panel Q&A
Session 26
E&P Geoscience (GEO): Advancements in seismic surveys and technology
Session Location:  Room 2, Plaza, Mezzanine
Session Chairpersons:
Ahmed Said, Senior Geophysicist, BP
Efthymios Efthymiou, Geophysicist, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company
  • 11:30-11:50
    Deblending of continuous recording data towards a quantum leap in seismic imaging in the Western Desert
    Aly Hassan Said Aly Hassan Said
    Geophysical Advisor
  • 11:50-12:10
    Seismic complexity analysis and channel-system delineation using wave-equation based tools
    Panos Doulgeris Panos Doulgeris
    Business Developer
    Delft Inversion
  • 12:10-12:30
    Imaging and inversion challenges for deep targets and low porosity plays: the Illizi Basin, Algeria
    Luca De Vincenzi Luca De Vincenzi
    Chief Geophysicist
    Dragon Oil
  • 12:30-12:50
    Uplift in imaging below Messinian via FWI and tomography; Mediterranean shallow water, offshore Egypt
    Usama Mohamed Abdelkader Usama Mohamed Abdelkader
    Senior Geophysicist
  • 12:50-13:00
    Panel Q&A