SMS, Aberdeen-based sand management specialist and steering committee member of The Sand Management Network, is to facilitate and host a pre-conference workshop for the SPE SMN 5th European Sand Management Forum. The workshop will be held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 20th March prior to the two-day conference, 21st & 22nd March 2012.
The workshop will give participants an educational and hands-on approach to all aspects of sand management from sand prediction, sand control and sand monitoring to sand handling. Speakers will include industry experts and members of the SMN including SMS, Integrated Innovative Engineering Systems, Weatherford, Jorin, Merpro, Oceaneering and Nexen.
Alistair Moncur, Integrated Projects Manager for SMS, comments, “We are very pleased to host the pre-conference workshop and welcome members of The Sand Management Network and SPE to our premises. The event will give participants an ideal introduction to the two-day Sand Management Conference and the chance to view our expert team at work.”
Alistair continues, “The Sand Management Network is a vital group which work to tackle sand management related issues. The network's purpose is to communicate successful methods and gaps of managing sand in the North Sea to allow the continued development and operation of offshore fields.”
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