Post Show Report (OFCTC 2019)

Post Show Report (OFCTC 2019)

 

Confergo, organized an International Conference and Exhibition on “Oil Field Chemicals and Treatment” on 18-19th July 2019 at The Grand Blossom by Radisson, Goregaon, Mumbai. Shri S K Pandey Former Executive Director, ONGC Ltd has been the Convener and Chief of Technical Committee. Padma Shri, Professor, Dr. G D Yadav, Vice Chancellor, Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai who is internationally recognized scholar and professor, decorated with many awards and appreciations at national and international level has been the Chief Guest of the function. Dr. R K Khandal, former Vice Chancellor of UP Technical University, a towering personality of the nation in the field of Research and Development and presently President R&D and Business Development, India Glycol Ltd. graced the occasion and actively participated in discussion and deliberation with delegates during the full course of conference for two days. CEO, COO and President of industries like Mr. Vilas Tawde, Essar Oil and Gas E&P, Mr. Ashish Kumar Essar Oil and Gas E&P, Mr. Ajay Popat, Ion Exchange (India) Ltd, Mr. Rajiv Ranjan Gumpro Drilling Fluid Pvt Ltd and many others participated in the conference.

More than 100 Delegates attended the conference and learned about the application of chemicals in oil and gas industries, starting from drilling fluid to final transportation and consumption, were presented, discussed and deliberated. Industries from Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Water Treatment, Mud Supply & Services, Chemical Providers and Educational Institutes submitted their papers for presentation, out of which 28 papers were approved by Technical Committee for the presentation in the conference. Oral presentation of papers pertaining to Mud Chemicals, EOR Chemicals, Cementing, Stabilizer Chemicals, Flow Assurance, Wax Crystallization in Pipeline, Environmental Protection, Synergetic Approach to improve Productivity and many other aspects related to chemical application and Environmental Protection were approved.

Students and Scholars from six professional institutes like, IIT Bombay, IIT (ISM)Dhanbad, UPES Dehradun, PDPU Gandhinagar and Senior Executives from oil and gas industries like ONGC, OIL, ESSAR, RIL, Ashapura Minechem, Senior Executives and CEOs from Ion Exchange, SUEZ Tech also participated in the conference.

Many Innovative Ideas like use of Cow Dung in cementing chemicals, Hydrate Inhibitor for drilling Gas Hydrate Reservoir, Application of Electric Field for reducing wax crystallization in pipeline, Use of Carbon Nano Tubes (CNT) to oil spillage clean up came out during presentation, which were extensively deliberated during question hour and networking. Case Study, Simulation Study, Research Works & Findings and many other aspects for improving the productivity, Cost effectivity and Maintenance of Ecological Balance were discussed in the conference.

The conference has been very vibrating and resonating with new ideas and thoughts full of knowledge and experience from academia and industries flowing together.                                                                

The feedback, which covers topics, deliberation, the quality of papers, networking, ambience, hospitality and other parts of overall management, received from participants, was Excellent. Many take away from the conference, and suggestion to improve further for better tomorrow, particularly with respect to topic and venue, were received. The level of satisfaction amongst the participants were very high and rated this conference as an Excellent with Grand Success.

Glimpse of OFCTC 2019