Conference Schedule

November 1, 2018

8:25am

Opening Remarks

Celine Gerson, President of Schlumberger

Keving Birn, VP IHS Markit

Chris Bloomer, CEPA

8:30am

ENGAGE
Opening keynote and panel discussion on the current state of the industry, the challenges we face and the vision we have.

Celine Gerson, President of Schlumberger

Keving Birn, VP IHS Markit

10:00am

Morning Break

10:30am

INSIGHT
What can we learn from how other industries have changed their business models?


Lessons Learned from the Refinery Industry.

Ian McGregor, CEO of North West Refining


Lessons Learned from the Pipeline Industry.

Chris Bloomer, CEPA

11:30am

VISION
The Environment — Where are we going?


What can we learn from how other industries have changed their business models?

Will Kruger, Ernst & Young

Brent Welsh, AER

Brett Henkel, Inventys Inc

12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

INNOVATE
New Technologies in the Heavy Oil Industry


SAGD Simulation Software Technology Highlight

Dr. Dale Erickson, Technical Development Lead, WOOD


Blockchain in Oil & Gas

James Graham, Managing Director, GuildOne


RF Heating Pilot with Prosper Energy

Mike Tourigny, VP Commercialization, Acceleware

2:45pm

Afternoon Break

3:15pm

UPDATE
Project Updates


Conoco Surmont Project Update

Ian Ramshaw, Manager of Surmont Integration, Surmont (Conoco)

Osum Orion 2BC Project Update

Henk Van Klinken, Director of Projects

Closing Comments

Pengrowth Lindbergh

Ian Bristow

4:25pm

Closing comments

About us

For over 29 years the Canadian Heavy Oil Association (CHOA) has been the premier forum to obtain heavy oil and oil sands technical, business and industry information, as well as provide networking opportunities through events. The CHOA is a multi-discipline, volunteer-based, not-for-profit association. Information about CHOA can be found at www.choa.ab.ca or by calling the office, 403.269.1755

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