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AUSTECH 2015 : AUST International Conference on Technology - Petroleum Engineering


When Oct 12, 2015 - Oct 13, 2015
Where Abuja, Nigeria
Abstract Registration Due May 1, 2015
Submission Deadline Jul 31, 2015
Notification Due Aug 31, 2015
Final Version Due Sep 30, 2015
Categories    petroleum engineering

Call For Papers

2015 Petroleum Engineering Symposium (PES’2015)
Chair: David Ogbe

Theme: Upstream Oil and Gas: Key to Energy Security and Sustainable Development in Sub Sahara Africa

Technical Conference to be held 12–14 October 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. The Petroleum Engineering Symposium
will provide a great learning, knowledge sharing and networking opportunity to audiences from oil and gas
industry, academia, government, financial institutions, technology and oil servicing companies.

This event will expand attendee's understanding of the issues surrounding energy security and sustainable
development of the region’s upstream oil and gas resources. Leading experts will examine the opportunities and
challenges facing resource development, technology deployment and research capacity building in sub-Sahara
Africa . .
Program Topics

The main theme of the Symposium is Energy Security and Sustainable Development in Sub Sahara Africa

The sub themes are:
 Resource base in sub-Sahara Africa, encompassing oil, gas, and unconventional resources
 Gas utilization and throttling the right mix of export-driven, value-adding and local utilization
 Impact of Shale oil and gas resources on Africa’s Economic Development
 Global energy demand and supply
 Role of emerging oil and gas producing countries in sub-Sahara Africa
 Resource development and the environment
 Production from conventional and unconventional reservoirs such as shales, tight rocks, and coal seams
 Innovative technology and applications to drilling, production and reservoir management
 Education of the next generation of petroleum engineers and geoscientists in sub-Sahara Africa
 Building research capacity and its impact on energy security in the region

International Program Committee:

David O. Ogbe, Professor, African University of Science & Technology (AUST), Abuja

Mukhtar Abdulkadir, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

Michael Adewumi , Professor, Penn State University, USA
Joseph Ajienka, Professor & Vice Chancellor, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Anil Ambastha, Chevron, Lagos, Nigeria

Dawari D. Charles, Chevron, Lagos, Nigeria

Abhijit Dandekar, Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Dimitrios Georgios Hatzignatiou, Professor,

International Research Institute of Stavanger, IRIS, Norway

Alpheus Igbokoyi , African University of Science & Technology (AUST), Abuja, Nigeria

Wumi Iledare, Professor, University of Port Harcourt and AUST, Abuja, Nigeria

Saka Matemilola, First E&P Company, Lagos, Nigeria

Chikezie Nwosu , Addax Petroleum, Lagos, Nigeria

Michael Onyekonwu, Professor , University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

David Preye Orodu , Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria

Shirish Patil, Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA

Michael Prohaska, Professor, University Leoben, Austria

Xingru Wu, University of Oklahoma, USA

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