Back to Black: Revisiting Mannville Heavy Oil and Oilsands

Online Event March 10-11th, 2021

Conference Overview
CSPG’s Gussow Conference is a two-day, single-track conference hosted online March 10-11th 2021,  participants will revisit the geology of the Mannville Group and investigate the innovations that have changed how heavy oil and bitumen reservoirs are produced.  

From continental-scale depositional systems to the grains of sand impacting completion design the conference sessions will explore the play at all scales with a focus on understanding how geoscience can improve profitability. Speakers will present the most recent results from academic research and practical case studies from thermal oil sand operators and primary heavy oil producers. A technology and innovation exposition will showcase methods that will optimize your geoscience workflow in the development of heavy oil and bitumen reservoirs. 

The Gussow conference 2021 is a strategic conference that provides an opportunity to enable the exchange of information through case studies, networking and sharing technical advancements.





Attendee Benefits
- Enjoy online Technical presentations
- Student opportunity to apply for the Gussow Student Femi Grant (For PhD student or recent graduates) to attend conference
- CPD hours: Earn up to 14 CPD hours
- Attend a variety of short courses offered during the conference week
- Network with peers and colleagues from the geoscience community 

Schedule Overview

Day 1 March 10, 2021
Online Technical sessions
Live Q & A

Day 2 March 11, 2021
Online Technical sessions
Online Panel Discussion

Pre and Post Conference Short Courses

Thank you to the Gussow planning committee

Jen Russel-Houston | Ossum Oil Sands Corp.
Jason Lavigne | Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.
Mark Caplan | Cenovus Energy Inc.
Michael Webb | Suncor Energy
Stephen Hubbard | University of Calgary

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