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  • SMN online - Wednesday 10 June 2020

    As mentioned before we are keen to take SMN events online and as such ar...

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  • Taking SMN online

    We are looking to put SMN events online for now, until live events are a...

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Upcoming Events


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

    The 2nd June event is being postponed due to event and travel restrictions.  We are still interested in receiving abstracts for rescheduled events in Stavanger and Aberdeen on the same subject matter.  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

    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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  • SMN online - Wednesday 10 June 2020

    As mentioned before we are keen to take SMN events online and as such are seeking submissions for a series of events going forward.  We plan to run the first on the 10th June, timings to be confirmed once we have some more submissions.

    Details coming soon.

    Open to: Public

    Date: 10/06/2020

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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, with a direct link to their website for more information.  Member focal points are available to view at https://www.sandmanagement.com/members/contacts.php 

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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