Abstracts Submissions


Society of Petroleum Engineers Nigeria Council is pleased to announce that the (SPE) Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE), scheduled to hold from 6-8 August 2018 at Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. 

NAICE is Africa’s foremost oil and gas industry event and focuses on policy discussions, innovative application of technology, processes/industry best practices, new products and operational excellence to maximize value from hydrocarbon assets. NAICE attracts industry regulators, high level government officials, petroleum technology professionals at all levels and other key oil and gas industry stakeholders. NAICE 2018 will focus on the full value chain of hydrocarbon processing cycle with spot lights on the vast possibilities & potential for a 'diversified economy' offered by hydrocarbons (especially gas) in its various facets - from Gas to power enabling lower cost power for industry, gas to industry generating products that support and enhance the delivery of agricultural produce, oil by products that enable road construction (bitumen), plastics and other products etc. 

The theme for NAICE 2018 is "Diversification of the Nigerian Economy – the Oil & Gas industry as an Enabler".  Highlights of the event will include technical/panel sessions, exhibition, Topical Issues Workshop, Women Development Programme, luncheons/industry dinners and awards, Young Professionals Workshop and Pre-Conference Section Officers Workshop and Short Courses.
We invite you to submit abstracts in the following technical categories listed on below: 
 All submission MUST BE online (no emails) via the link .

Please note that abstracts, full manuscripts and presentation slides should be submitted electronically via the papers submission portal.

    For enquiries, email  Chairman, Technical Programme Committee, SPE NAICE 2018 at TPC@spenigeriacouncil.org and  /or The SPE Nigeria Council Secretariat at 


    Submission of Abstracts:  January 20, 2018
    Notification of accepted abstracts: January 30, 2018
    Submission of Draft Manuscripts: March 28, 2018
    Notification of accepted draft manuscripts: April 28, 2018
    Submission of Full Manuscripts*:May 15, 2018
    Submission of presentation slides: July 15, 2018

    Submission Guides

    Technical Categories

    • Deep Water Development & Operations
    • Well Design, Drilling & Completions
    • Marginal Fields Development & Operations 
    • Reservoir Engineering & Surveillance
    • Reservoir Description & Dynamics
    • Asset Management and Information
    • Production Optimization & Operations
    • Reservoir Geology & Geophysics
    • Recovery Mechanism & Processes
    • Formation Evaluation
    • Reservoir Fluids /PVT Characterization
    • Project Economics & Financing
    • Health, Safety and Environment
    • Renewables and Unconventional Energies
    • Host Country Content in Africa
    • Gas Utilization & Operations
    • Facilities Design & Construction