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  • New date for the SMN SPE Euroforum 2020

    We are pleased to announce that we have now rescheduled the date for the...

    25/03/2020View article


  • Postponement of the Euroforum 2020

    SPE Aberdeen and the SMN have been in constant contact over past weeks o...

    12/03/2020View article


  • Sand Consolidation - Technology Forum

    The call for abstracts is now launched for the next SMN technology forum...

    30/01/2020View article


Upcoming Events


  • Technology Forum on Modelling, design and reliability in sand management - Stavanger

    The Sand Management Network invites you to submit a presentation abstract for the upcoming members’ forum on the 2nd June in Stavanger. Your company need not be members of the Sand Management Network to make a presentation.

    Presentation brief:

    We are seeking a broad range of presentations and encourage submissions on everything from fundamental studies in sand management to applications of the latest processes and technologies.  As always technical case studies are particularly welcome.

    On consulting the members recently, abstracts are invited that will address but are not limited to the following topics:

    • Sand control in depleted reservoirs
    • Retrofit sand control
    • HPHT
    • Heavy oil fields
    • Remedial solutions
    • Topsides
    • New technologies in the market

    SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS

    Send your abstract (maximum 200 words) to the Sand Management Network Manager by email to Katrina.dunbar@dunbar-eandm.co.uk by 3 April latest.

    Non-member presentations welcome!

    If you know of a presentation you’d like to hear from a company that is not a member of the Sand Management Network, please encourage them to submit an abstract.

    Open to: SMN Members

    Date: 02/06/2020
    Time: 09:00-15:00

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  • 9th Euroforum, in association with SPE Aberdeen

    We are pleased to announce that we have now rescheduled the date for the 2020 Euroforum to 23 - 25 November at Ardoe House Hotel.

    The pre conference workshop will take place on Monday 23 November and the main forum on 24 & 25 November. We hope that the schedule will remain largely the same as previously advertised but will update you as soon as we can.

    For those who booked to attend, exhibit, sponsor or present you will be hearing from us very shortly.

    Open to: Public

    Date: 23/11/2020

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Frequently Asked Questions 

 

 Question

1.    What is the Sand Management Network? 

2.    Who collaborate in the Sand Management Network? 

3.    What does sand management mean?

4.    How can I find out further information on Sand Management Network activities?

5.    How to use the SMN Discussion Forum

6.    About SMN Technical Database

7.    Can I learn more about www.sandmanagement.com?

8.    What themes are discussed in SMN Technology Forums?

9.    Can I find out more about SMN Workshops

10.  What is the Sand Management Network Vision?

11.  Whats is the Sand Management Netowrk's Mission?

 

 Answers:

1.           What is the Sand Management Network (SMN)? 

Please see the following pages on the Website Main Page. 

What is the SMN?

Why Join the SMN?

Members Zone Contacts

 

2.           Who are the members of the Sand Management Network? 

A Sand Management Network member is any company/ University or corporate entity who has signed the participation agreement and has paid the participation fee.

Each Member is represented by a logo on the www.sandmanagement.com homepage.  Find member profiles here.

 

3.          Sand management definition;

Sand Management is the process by which efficient production, transport, monitoring, separation and disposal of produced sand (debris) is carried out while maintaining mechanical integrity of the asset, reservoir performance and field economics, through the consideration of all subsurface and surface aspects related to sand (solids) in the efficient production of oil & gas.

Including, but not limited to: prediction; sand control; flow assurance (transportation/ erosion); monitoring; sand handling; and disposal.

 

4.         How can I find out further information on Sand Management Network activities? 

Check the News & Events section for the latest Network news and event information.

Please contact the SMN network manager for technical assistance or other Sand Management Network related enquiries, details are available on the Contact Us page.

 

 5.        How to use the SMN Discussion Forum

The SMN Discussion Forum is open for members-only.

 

 6.         About the SMN Technical Database

The SMN Technical Database is located within the Members Zone

 

 7.       More about the website www.sandmanagement.com

 

 8.        About SMN Technology Forums / Themed Meetings

 

 9.        About SMN Workshops

 

10.       The Sand Management Network Vision Statement

  • To enhance the management of sand worldwide. 
  • The Sand Management Network; A collaborative Network community dedicated to knowledge sharing to promote effective sand management.

 

11.     The Sand Management Network Mission Statement

  • To promote opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical knowledge and contact base within an exclusive and secure community whose mission is to identify, capture, validate and improve sand management methodologies, strategies and technologies to allow the continued development and operation of onshore and offshore fields in the Global Oil and Gas industry.

 

 

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