The Technical Program Committee (TPC) seeks the submissions of dedicated, motivated professional contributors; regarding the Oil & Gas Industry for the IPA Convention. The IPA CONVEX presents an opportunity for all to present and discuss your latest technology developments, applications and unique innovations. The TPC seeks the best presentations for exchanging knowledge and ideas through interaction among researchers, geoscientists, engineers, commercial and HSSE specialists, government officials, academics, and other professionals.

Key Dates and Other Information:

Abstract Concept Submission Extended Deadline

6 February 2020

Authors Notification of Acceptance

21 February 2020


Acknowledge Acceptance

28 February 2020

Deadline for Draft Manuscripts

12 June 2020

This year Abstract Concepts will be submitted via on-line submission at:


Basic Information will be required :

  • Title of Paper
  • Author : Names, Affiliation, Addresses, Mobile Phone number and E-mail contact
  • Designate which Author will present the paper (presenter’s name)
  • Indicate preference for (a) Oral), (b) Poster Presentation, or (c) Either
  • Indicate if this Proposed Paper was previously presented or published; if so, when and where?
  • Confirmation of Internal approval, yes/no?
  • Undergraduate Students will be required to identify their Mentor / Advisor

A formal  abstract will not be submitted this year. Rather,  four  Abstract  Concept  Criteria will be described by the Candidate  Authors. Each Criteria must be completed and should accurately describe the Paper that will be submitted. Each Concept has its own required set of descriptive words

In general, the abstract concept criteria will contain the following elements:

  1. The  Objective and Scope of the Proposed Paper
  2. The  Methods, Procedures  and/or Tools utilized within your Paper’s Overall Approach
  3. The Observations, Tests, Efforts or Work Involved  to attain the Paper’s Conclusions
  4. A Description of the Paper’s Innovations and/or practical application to our O&G Industry

All Abstract Concepts will be thoroughly reviewed by the technical committee so the  proposed Submission can be rated & ranked for the final program selection. All authors will be informed whether they are selected for the final program.

The Technical Sessions for the 44th CONVEX may include the following:

Geology and Geophysics

  • Advances in exploration technologies and evaluation techniques in geology, geophysics and petrophysics
  • Electro-Magnetic Methodologies
  • GeoChemical Exploration Technologies
  • Tectonics, stratigraphic and basin analysis studies
  • Regional structure to reservoir scale geology and geophysics
  • Carbonate Reservoirs
  • Fractured Basement Reservoirs

Facilities Engineering and Project Management

  • Gas processing and LNG technologies
  • Facilities optimization and innovations
  • Facilities operations, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Project management life cycle
  • Project planning, controlling and contracting strategies
  • Low Carbon initiatives
  • Facility Decommissioning

Reservoir Engineering, Production Optimization and Drilling Services

  • Reservoir characterization and simulation
  • Reservoir Management
  • Digital oilfields and Artificial Intelligence
  • Improvements in drilling and completions
  • New Technology in Field Development
  • Marginal field and brown field rejuvenation
  • IOR/EOR and arresting production decline
  • Well Abandonment

Business and Commercial

  • Oil and gas commercialization
  • Permit Challenges, Business climate, fiscal and non-fiscal terms
  • Revenue and production sharing models
  • Evaluation and comparison of incentives
  • Uncertainty Analysis and Risk Management
  • Proper Discovery or Field Appraisal
  • Marginal Field Commerciality

HSE and Community Development

  • Roles of central and local governments
  • Sustainable development
  • Operational Planning for Drilling Safety
  • Planning & Implementation Environmental Protection
  • People Community and Culture Engagement


For more information:

Indonesian Petroleum Association
Indonesia Stock Exchange BuildingTower II, 20th Floor, Suite 2001
Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 52-53Jakarta 12190, Indonesia
Phone: +62 (021) 515-5959 ext 107

2020 - Technical Program Committee - Indonesian Petroleum Association