Tar Mats Workshop ME 2016

9 - 12 October
Muscat, Oman
Call for papers

For the first time Oman will host the EAGE/SPE Workshop on Tar Mats and Heavy Oil with the theme: Fluid Characterization and Development / Operational Challenges.

The workshop will cover the following aspects:

  • Fundamentals
    * Origin of tar mats and heavy oil
    * Tar mat and heavy oil characterization 

  • Practical aspects
    * Well placement and completion technologies
    * Reservoir management
    * Facilities, operations and environmental issues: requirements and challenges
    * Tar / heavy oil modeling / reservoir simulation
    * New technology 
  • Lessons learned from heavy oil and tar mat case studies

The workshop will be organized around a balance of oral presentations and group discussions in order to encourage exchanges between participants.