Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper held the third technical convention in Cairo in May, 2016, bringing together key representatives of the oil and gas industry to debate one of the timeliest themes of common interest – Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Waterflooding.

On 22nd May, the event started with a full day training in Oil Recovery through Waterflooding.

The training consisted of three major blocks. In the first, Hassan Salem, EGPC, presented an overview of waterflooding impact on the oil sector in Egypt, and Dr. Ahmed El-Banbi, Cairo University, provided an in-depth analysis of waterflooding fundamentals. The second sitting discussed four major case studies conducted by the Egyptian companies – GUPCO, Petrobel, Khalda, and Qarun. The final round of presentations focused on IOR and EOR technologies as implemented by international oil companies (IOCs) – Apache, Baker Hughes, Halliburton, and Schlumberger.

The training sessions provided participants with an opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge about the most recent technologies in the area of secondary and tertiary recovery methods.

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