Baku hosts SPE’s 6th annual Caspian Technical Conference


April 25, Fineko/ The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) will hold the 6th edition of its renowned Caspian Technical Conference (CTC) in Baku, Azerbaijan on the 16-18 October. Hosted by SOCAR, the Caspian region’s leading oil and gas company, the event will take place at the iconic Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers.

Themed as Digital Transformation: Enabling the Future, the event will take a look at the changing oil and gas industry throughout the Caspian region and worldwide, drawing on regional and international oil and gas professionals’ expertise and best practice.

Bringing together industry professionals including IOCs, NOCs, government representatives, regulators, innovators and students, CTC will offer many opportunities for discussion and debate around a rich and diverse technical programme. It will provide delegates with a chance to build new professional relationships, discover new technologies and insights into the industry, engage in debate, and share experiences.

The conference programme will feature three high-profile keynote panel sessions focusing on ‘Past, Present and Future’, ‘Sustainability, Growth and Profit’ and ‘New Generation Talent and Human Factors’, and several research-based technical sessions covering the following categories:

  • Drilling and Completions
  • Reservoir Description and Dynamics
  • Facilities, Engineering and Projects
  • Health, Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility
  • Production and Operations
  • Management and Information

The event has the support of a range of leading oil and gas players in the Caspian region, including TOTAL, Tengizchevroil, Schlumberger, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, a GE company. SPE will also be continuing down the road of a collaborative approach with other oil and gas associations and is being supported by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Azərbaycan Neftçi Geoloqları Cəmiyyəti (ANGC), EAGE Azerbaijan, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), and the Azerbaijan National Geophysics Committee (AMGK).

To find out more about SPE’s 6th annual Caspian Technical Conference, visit:

About SPE

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members are engaged in energy resources development and production. SPE serves more than 156,000 members in 154 countries worldwide. SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge related to the oil and gas exploration and production industry and provides services through its publications, events, training courses, and online resources at


Media Contacts

Nurlan Tokmoldin

E-mail: [email protected]

Katie Dunn

E-mail: [email protected]