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Reservoir Microbiology Forum (RMF) 2019

  • London and Home Counties
  • <p>Energy Institute<br />61 New Cavendish Street<br />London, W1G 7AR</p>
  • 20-11-2019
  • 09:00 - 16:00
  • Student - 110.00
    ACADEMIC - 215.00
    Speaker - 110.00
    Non-Member - 450.00
    Company member delegate - 375.00
    Member - 285.00
    + VAT
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The RMF is an excellent multi-disciplinary platform which brings together oil producers, scientists, technologists, engineers, academics and researchers from around the world to present, share and discuss the widespread and versatile effects of microbes in oil reservoirs.

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The abstract submission deadline is 1 July 2019.

Call for abstracts:

Submit a short abstract now to be considered for a speaking opportunity at our 25th Reservoir Microbiology Forum (RMF) 2019.

Why present at RMF?

  • Increase the visibility of your work
  • Gain recognition for your technical knowledge and experience
  • Raise your company’s profile and build new partnerships
  • Support the industry by sharing experiences that will benefit future microbial work

Abstract topics:

The RMF committee will consider abstracts on the following topics:

  • Microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC)
  • Souring
  • Mitigation and remediation strategies and case studies
  • Molecular microbiological methods (MMM) and monitoring
  • Produced water treatment
  • Microbial upgrading and microbial enhanced oil recovery (MEOR)
  • Fluid transport and reservoir and biofilm modelling
  • Microbiology of carbon capture and sequestration
  • Microbiology of hydraulic fracturing
  • Innovative technologies and biotechnologies

How to apply:

  • Prepare an abstract (200 words or less) on the topic you intend to present, in Microsoft Word format
  • Indicate presenter(s) and co-authors with their affiliation
  • Indicate your preference of presentation: (poster or oral)
  • Indicate your preferred session
  • Submit the abstract to Francesca at

Who should attend?

This event will be of interest to all professionals and students working on issues resulting from the detrimental or beneficial impacts of microbes in oil recovery. Areas of work/research include:

  • Microbiology and molecular biology
  • Production chemistry and engineering
  • Geochemistry and geophysics
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Material sciences
  • Computer modelling

About RMF:

This event is run by the Energy Institute (EI) with the support of a small working group within the EI’s Microbiology Committee. The current RMF working group members are:

  • Dr Anthony Mitchell, Equinor
  • Dr Bart Lomans, Shell Global Solutions International
  • Dr Carol Devine MEI, ICR Integrity
  • Dr Geert van der Kraan, DuPont Microbial Control
  • Professor Ian M. Head, Newcastle University
  • Dr Lisa Gieg, University of Calgary
  • Dr Paul Evans, Chevron

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