World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition
Event Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Location: Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Held under the auspices of the Ministry of Oil & Gas, Sultanate of Oman, the World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition delivers a global platform for the entire heavy oil value chain to convene, connect, and engage in conversation. The event offers heavy oil professionals unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange through a three-day technical conference on topics from upstream, midstream, and downstream heavy oil operations, and heavy oil research and technology.
WHOC 2018 will also provide heavy oil professionals a platform to learn and hear high level strategies, and mid to long-term plans for the sector from industry leaders and decision makers through a two-day business programme. The business programme has been put together following extensive research with the industry and will host C level executives and industry experts as panelists and speakers.
We invite you to join us during the technical sessions for his presentation titled "Simulation and field test results for radio frequency heating using transmission line technology".
VP Commercialization, RF Heating
Mike is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of international experience building high-growth, disruptive and innovative businesses in the energy, utilities, telecommunications and technology sectors. Mike started his career in the oil and gas industry before pivoting to technology, where he worked on the development and deployment of several diverse and ground-breaking technologies. In 2013, he joined Acceleware after being attracted by the vast potential of its radio frequency (RF) heating systems for oil sands and heavy oil production. Mike’s unique aptitude for navigating the barriers associated with business growth coupled with a respect for both the energy industry and its political realities, makes him well-suited to spearhead the process of commercializing Acceleware’s RF heating technology. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia.