RPSEA Ultra-Deepwater Technology Conference

Online registration will close at 5:00 p.m. CDT Tuesday, September 8th. Pre-registration is encouraged, walk-ins welcome. 

Preliminary Agenda

The RPSEA Ultra-Deepwater (UDW) program conducts research that targets technologies that are beneficial to offshore operators working in the Gulf of Mexico and other deepwater environments. The annual RPSEA UDW TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE will be held in Houston, Texas at the Houston Westchase Marriott September 9-10, 2015.

Topics will include the latest technologies in:

  • Design and Development of Offshore Deep-Water Technologies and Operations 
  • Best Current Risk Assessment and Management Strategies to Improve Environmental and Safety Practices
  • Real-Time Monitoring, Cementing Practices and Materials, Pressure Prediction
  • Power Distribution, HPHT Operations and Subsea Measurement
  • Analysis of Corrosion and Scale, Hydrate Modeling
  • Climate Variability and Hurricane Modeling , Prediction of Hurricanes for GOM

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch buffet and breaks on both days and a reception on September 9th following the day's presentations. For those individuals who need Professional Development Hours, certificates will be provided based on the number of sessions attended.

The SPE Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS) general meeting luncheon for September will be held in conjunction with the RPSEA Ultra-Deepwater Technology Conference on Thursday September 10, 2015, buffet opens at 11:30, presentation begins at 12:45 pm.  The speaker for the joint luncheon will be Dr. Kenneth B Medlock III.  He is the Senior Director of the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University and will speak on “Energy Markets and Uncertainty: What Does the Future Hold”.

To register for the entire UDW Technology Conference, which will include the joint SPEGCS luncheon, please click on the green “Register” button to the right.

To register for just the joint luncheon (11:30 am – 1:30 pm) on September 10th, please click on the following link http://www.spegcs.org/events/2942/ which will redirect you to the SPE-GCS website.


Wed, Sep. 9 - Thu, Sep. 10, 2015

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Houston Marriott Westchase
2900 Briarpark Dr
Houston, TX 77042