Technical Conference

The India Energy Week Technical Conference offers energy professionals access to the latest industry knowledge and research findings, technical expertise, new project developments, state of the art technologies and industry best practices.

The Technical Conference programme is created through the call for papers that is open for abstract submissions to all companies operating within oil, gas, renewable and alternate energy, and utilities value chain.

Call for Papers is now open

TECHNICAL CONFERENCE CATEGORIES

  • 1. EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION & DEVELOPMENT OF OIL & GAS

    • Prospect evaluation and basin modelling
    • Formation evaluation
    • Reservoir characterisation
    • Tapping into unconventional gas: coal, steam gas, shale gas, tight gas, methane hydrates
    • Heavy oil, oil sands and shale oil: onshore and offshore
    • Enhanced Oil Recovery
    • Upstream technology developments
    • Hydrocarbons field development
    • Drilling and fracking operations
    • Floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO), offshore support vessels (OSV), and remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV)
    • Shallow and deepwater exploration: subsea wells, subsea fields, subsea projects and developments
    • Deep-water HPHT well design, drilling fluids stability
    • Innovative offshore and marine technology
    Submit your abstracts
  • 2. ALTERNATIVE FUELS & RENEWABLES DEVELOPMENT & TECHNOLOGY

    • Renewable energy exploration and production: wind (onshore and offshore), solar, nuclear, waste-to-energy, geothermal, and hydropower
    • Biofuels: feedstock, technology, production and usage
    • Synthetic fuels
    • Wave power, geothermal
    • Renewable integration within oil and gas
    • Digitalisation and innovation in renewable energy
    • Energy recycling, waste-to-energy
    • Advancements in R&D
    • Smart grids
    Submit your abstracts
  • 3. GAS/LNG PROCESSING, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

    • Gas processing
    • Gas liquefaction, regasification, FLNG
    • LNG, LPG, CNG and Chemical Gas production challenges
    • Efficient utilisation of gas flaring
    • Sour gas field developments, sulphur disposal
    • Advances in gas sweetening and dehydration
    • Innovation in design, production and operation of gas fields
    • Enhanced gas recovery
    • R&D related to production and processing of gas/LNG
    • Gas-to-market strategies
    Submit your abstracts
  • 4. TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE & INFRASTRUCTURE

    • Oil and gas transportation, flow assurance, pipeline technology, subsea tiebacks
    • Pipeline infrastructure, best practices in infrastructure management
    • Preventive maintenance, smart pipelines
    • Using existing infrastructure for hydrogen transportation
    • Oil, gas and hydrogen storage, tanks and tankers
    • Innovative technologies for gas metering and monitoring
    • Integrated shipping and logistics
    • Smart shipping
    Submit your abstracts
  • 5. ENERGY TRANSITION, DECARBONISATION & ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

    • CO2 emissions reduction in drilling operations
    • Methane monitoring and reduction
    • Social responsibility and policies
    • Energy efficiency and sustainability
    • Carbon capture and storage
    • Carbon footprint management
    • Clean energy business models
    • Biodiversity and ecosystem conservation
    • Circular economy initiatives
    • Sustainable use of natural resources and land
    • Waste management
    • UN Sustainable Development Goals
    Submit your abstracts
  • 6. HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, DEVELOPMENT & END USE

    • Innovations and developments in green hydrogen production
    • Advances in blue, grey, yellow and pink hydrogen production
    • Strategies to scale up hydrogen production and usage
    • Financing hydrogen projects
    • Decarbonising gas grid and gas assets
    • Hydrogen infrastructure
    • Hydrogen transportation and distribution
    • Technology for hydrogen storage, liquid organic hydrogen carriers (LOHCs)
    • Hydrogen mobility solutions, electric vehicles (EVs)
    • Waste to hydrogen
    • Hydrogen in hard to abate sectors
    Submit your abstracts
  • 7. ENERGY MARKETS, STRATEGIES & FINANCE

    • Energy industry (hydrocarbons and renewables) supply and economics
    • Current concession agreements and contracts
    • Green finance, ESG financing
    • Project finance: IPOs, cryptocurrencies, smart financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, portfolio diversification
    • Financing energy transition and alternative energy projects
    • Risk assessment, mitigation and management
    • Regulatory aspects and energy policies
    • Market structures; liberalisation, deregulation and regulation
    Submit your abstracts
  • 8. REFINING & PETROCHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY, OPERATIONS & MARKETING

    • Fuel chemistry, technology and processing
    • Refining and petrochemical integration, supply chain management and feedstock maximisation
    • Successful business models: decreasing costs and increasing profitability
    • Development and advancement of refining technology and processing
    • Digital transformation, innovation and research and development in downstream industry
    • Marketing and distribution of refined products: new approaches, efficiency, safety and security
    • Optimising efficiencies in refining and petrochemical technologies
    • Circular economy and resource efficiency
    Submit your abstracts
  • 9. OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE

    • Improving asset integrity
    • Improving energy efficiency
    • Cost optimisation
    • Advancements in asset maintenance strategies, managing asset life extension, improving reliability
    • Six sigma methods and applications
    • Business process and re-engineering
    • Intelligent automation and the role of technology to achieve operational excellence
    Submit your abstracts
  • 10. HEALTH & SAFETY

    • Human factors in HSE performance
    • Preparedness and emergency response, mitigating risks
    • Best practices and responses to COVID-19
    • Accident prevention and lessons learnt
    • Stakeholder engagement, community awareness, and health and safety related CSR programmes
    • Mental health and wellbeing, occupational health and safety
    • Integrating technologies to improve HSE
    • Innovation in HSE
    Submit your abstracts
  • 11. PROJECT MANAGEMENT

    • Successful project execution across the value chain
    • Agile project management
    • Risks and challenges of brownfield projects
    • Project risk assessment and management
    • Project contract management
    • Cost/benefit analysis, cost estimation, cost control
    • Early production project approach
    • Claims, disputes and arbitrations
    • Using synergies from hydrocarbons project knowledge to foster and advance renewable energy projects and alternative fuel production
    • Addressing decarbonisation challenges and advancing net zero goals
    • Engineering, procurement, construction, management strategies for successful project execution
    Submit your abstracts
  • 12. DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & NEW TECHNOLOGIES

    • Application of existing and new technologies in producing energy sustainably
    • Blockchain in Energy
    • Digital Twin applications
    • Industrial Internet of Things, connected performance, integration of devices
    • Big data, machine learning and advanced analytics
    • Cybersecurity and protection of critical infrastructure
    • AI, robotics, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality applications
    • UAV and drone deployment
    • Data governance, privacy and data protection
    • Breakthrough technologies
    Submit your abstracts
  • 13. UTILITIES & POWER GENERATION

    • Developments in nuclear energy
    • Gas to power technologies and operations
    • Power generation through renewable energy sources
    • Emerging technologies in utilities and power generation
    • Green financing within utilities and power sector
    • Transmission and distribution innovation
    • Energy storage
    • Digital transformation
    • Project finance and management
    Submit your abstracts
  • 14. PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT

    • Attracting and developing talent
    • Fostering diversity, inclusion, and belonging
    • Returnship programmes
    • Gender balance and women advocacy
    • People development: succession planning, mentorship and sponsorship of employees, training and skills development
    • Performance management: total rewards and compensation, appraisals, employee benefits, equal pay
    • Learning and development: Hybrid learning, micro-learning and integrating learning technologies
    • Building the next generation of energy professionals
    • Hiring and training for energy transition
    • Continuous improvement culture
    Submit your abstracts