Second Meeting of the Heavy Oil Working Group held in Bogotá

Saturday, September 03, 2011
The second meeting of the Working Group took place on August 1, 2011 in Bogota, Colombia with the participation of delegates from Colombia, Mexico, Canada and the United States. This meeting focused on “Technology for Policymakers”.

Three main sessions were held:

  1. Heavy oil outlook and update
  2. Next-generation heavy oil technology “game-changers”, and
  3. Role of the public sector in supporting technology development

A lunch presentation and a brainstorming session were also held. The meeting was moderated by Dr. Jose Luis Bashbush, Mexico RTC Manager at Schlumberger, and involved introductory presentations followed by question and answer periods. For more information about the Heavy Oil Working Group initiative, or to download the report and the meeting presentations, click here.