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    Deadline approaching for submissions to ICoTA conference

    Organisations and Associations // July 7, 2011

    The deadline is approaching for oil industry experts to share their knowledge at a round table event presented by leading oil and gas industry body the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA) to be held later this year.

    The 17th SPE ICoTA European Well Intervention Conference is Europe’s premier forum for exchange and discussion of the latest developments in completion and well intervention techniques. It encompasses the full range of well intervention practices including coiled tubing, slickline, e-line and hydraulic workover as well as specialist tools and solutions.

    The event, Ensuring a North Sea Future Through Well Intervention, will be held in Aberdeen on 15-16 November 2011. The deadline for abstracts of 100-200 words is July 15 and should be submitted online at (go to SPE ICoTA conference).

    Presentations, which need not be full papers, will be welcome on relevant topics such as:

    •Safety innovations

    • Data acquisition/analysis services

    •Coiled Tubing technology

    •E-Line technology

    • Slick-line technology

    •Intervention techniques & equipment development

    •Subsea well interventions

    •Potential technologies for deepwater intervention

    • Lightweight rig intervention

    •Thru-tubing drilling and completions

    •Well completion and related intervention tools

    •Well abandonment challenges

    •New technology and Innovative solutions

    •Well integrity & operations


    •Surface flow measurement.

    Case studies, from the UKCS or elsewhere, are particularly welcome. Both novel technologies and the successful application of existing technologies are of interest.

    ICoTA Europe chairman Rob Grassick said: “Our conferences have been a fixture on the industry calendar for a number of years and the calibre of delegate and the expertise and knowledge shared through the papers delivered continues to be of the highest order.

    “It is through technical innovation and sharing of ideas that the North Sea will continue to be a challenging and vibrant working environment for years to come. We expect to see a healthy turnout of members and non members over the two days.” 

    “Our events are a great way to network with some of the leading figures in the European intervention and coiled tubing industry.”

    To book exhibition stands or for more information, you can visit or by email


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