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By Philip Harbidge posted 06-21-2018 05:30 AM

Dear Colleagues,

In preparation for the upcoming general meeting of the Industry Steering Committee on Wellbore Survey Accuracy (ISCWSA) and SPE Wellbore Positioning Technical Section (WPTS), please take the time to fill out the linked survey. The survey is the method through which we gauge likely attendance, receive abstract submissions, and receive nominations for the Distinguished Service Award:

The main meeting will be held on 27th September 2018 in Dallas Fortworth, Texas, USA. The sub-committee meetings will occur the day before: these dates to be confirmed soon.

The meeting (including sub-committee meetings) will be held at:

Venue to be confirmed
Registration link will follow at a later date

In addition, please be aware of a Panel Session that will be held at the Dallas SPE ATCE event:

SPE ATCE Panel Session - SS 07 The Automation of Well Placement
Room D225/226
14:00-17:00 hrs
Automated well placement is a key, high-value milestone achieving improved well quality for lower life-cycle cost. Success requires a cross-discipline solution; drilling, completions, reservoir, production operations. Experts in the session will access industry progress, needs and future steps.


Adrian Ledroz - Gyrodata Inc.
Edward Stockhaussen - Chevron ETC
Geoffrey Downton - Schlumberger
Shauna Noonan, Stefan Wessling - Baker Hughes a GE Company


Ford Brett - PetroSkills
Jeff Moss - ExxonMobil Development Co.

This is the link for the SPE ATCE Technical Program:

Of further additional note, the UHI on-line course based on the ISCWSA e-book details at or contact Angus Jamieson.

 If you are a member of a sub-committee, we will be grateful if you can plan to attend. If you are interested in serving on a committee, contact the sub-committee chairperson. A contact list is available on the
ISCWSA sub-committee tab.

If you or your organization can offer sponsorship for portions of the meetings (such as coffee breaks, lunches, meeting rooms etc.), please contact Jonathan Lightfoot, ISCWSA Chairperson. We are indebted to the many past sponsors who have contributed to sustain our technical community work which has been running for over 21 years and we look forward to continuing our good work for many years to come.

Best Regards,