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  • Announcing the date for the Euroforum 2020

    The Sand Management Network, in partnership with SPE Aberdeen is delight...

    24/03/2020View article


  • Sand Consolidation - Technology Forum

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

    30/01/2020View article


  • Newly launched - Technology Awareness Sessions

    The committee behind the Sand Management Network have been working on a ...

    28/03/2019View article


Upcoming Events


  • Technology Forum on 'Sand Consolidation' - Aberdeen

    The call for abstracts is now out so please get in touch if you would wish to present.  Click on 'download programme' for more details.

    Open to: SMN Members

    Date: 30/01/2020
    Time: 09:00-16:00

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  • 9th Euroforum, in association with SPE Aberdeen

    SMN, in association with SPE Aberdeen are delighted to announce the 9th Euroforum will be held at Ardoe House Hotel as follows:

    Monday 23rd March - pre conference workshop

    Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th March - full conference and exhibition.

    The call for abstracts has now closed and the programme is being constructed so details will be out soon.

    If you are interested on sponsorship or exhibition opportunities then please click on the download programme button for the document.  

    Open to: Public

    Date: 23/03/2020

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  • Technology Forum - Stavanger

    Further details to be announced

    Open to: SMN Members

    Date: 03/06/2020

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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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