Europe's first World Heavy Oil Congress has been hailed a success, with more than 1,100 people walking through its doors.
Heavy Oil 2012
Chevron said yesterday it was still very excited about two North Sea oil fields it hopes to extract billions more barrels of oil from.
Speciality chemical firm Champion Technologies opened its doors to World Heavy Oil Congress delegates yesterday.
The challenge of developing heavy oil sustainably and profitably is equivalent to the hunt for Arctic oil, delegates at an international conference in Aberdeen were told yesterday.
This week's World Heavy Oil Congress in Aberdeen is the latest in a biennial series.
Heavy-oil production in the North Sea is expected to "drop off a cliff" in coming years but new developments will aid its return, the boss of Nautical Petroleum said yesterday.
The head of heavy oil for Shell warned today that without making sure oil sand's credentials were up to scratch the industry would not have a future.
The head of heavy oil for Shell warned yesterday that without making sure oil sand’s credentials were up to scratch the industry would not have a future.
Opportunities for developing heavy oil in the North Sea are significant, an expert said last night, ahead of an industry conference in Aberdeen.
Global interest in heavy oil will focus on Aberdeen next week as delegates from more than 30 countries flock to the city for a biennial industry event.
Champion Technologies will present its expertise and solutions for heavy oil and oil sands development at World Heavy Oil Congress, which will take place between 10-13 September 2012 at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre.
Coinciding with the 2012 World Heavy Oil Congress, Schlumberger is hosting technical tours of its Artificial Lift North Sea Operations Center on Monday, 10 September 2012.
About 1,000 energy leaders from across the world will meet in Aberdeen next month to discuss the growing heavy-oil industry.
Since its launch in 2006 in Beijing, World Heavy Oil Congress has gained the reputation as the strongest platform for international and national oil companies, governments,