Call For Abstracts

Requirement and guidance for submitting papers
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June 30, 2019: Completed Abstracts Received
July 31, 2019: Notification of Acceptance of Abstract
August 31, 2019: Submission of Full Paper

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  1. Petroleum Business and Regulatory Environment – Cash-call exit, PIB, NiPEX operations, and incentivizing exploration and production in the onshore, offshore and Nigeria’s frontier basins.
  2. Basin Analysis, Petroleum System Characterization and Modelling – New plays and new approaches for exploration and production in the Cretaceous and Cenozoic basins.
  3. Advances in Geophysics: Data acquisition and subsurface imaging, processing and interpretation using seismic, non-seismic and multi-physics approaches.
  4. New Technology Application in Exploration and Production: Big data, digitalization, data anaIytics and artificial intelligence opportunities and challenges for the Oil and Gas Industry.
  5. Contribution of Indigenous/Marginal Field Operators: Growing national reserves and production, operations synergy and capacity development – Challenges and Options.
  6. Talent Management, Capacity Building and the Next Generation of E & P Managers.
  7. Alternative Energy Resources – Increasing relevance of renewable energy, complementary unconventional energy resources, and energy transition.
  8. E & P Activities and the Environment – Impact and Risk, Environmental  Impact  Assessment and waste management.


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Other Highlights

1. Short Courses
2. All Convention Luncheon
3. Management Session
4. Pre-Conference Workshop

Submission Guidelines

Don’t miss this opportunity to share your best practices and learnings with the largest gathering of Geoscientists in sub-Saharan Africa. Attendees at the NAPE Annual Conference include Managing Directors of oil producing and service companies, Geosciences subject matter experts from the industry and academia, HR and recruitment companies.

1. Only ONLINE SUBMISSION is allowed. To submit your abstracts for the 37th NAPE Annual International Conference and Exhibition, you must SUBMIT ONLINE.  To SUBMIT ONLINE, CLICK HERE OR CLICK HERE.

2. We strongly recommend that all abstracts be submitted as MS word document.

3. All authors are also requested to send an email to the under listed for confirmation of abstract(s) submission:
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4. The body of the abstract should contain a description of the proposed paper with objectives, procedures/methodology, results and conclusions. No illustrations, figures, references, abbreviations, acknowledgements or itemized points are permitted in the abstracts. Abstracts must be relevant to the conference theme as well as the most applicable technical sub-theme.

5. Abstracts should not be more than 2,500 characters (250 words), including spaces and punctuations. The title, authors, and authors’ affiliations are not included in the character limit.

6. Titles should be brief. All authors must indicate their affiliations, e-mail and phone numbers for easy communication.

7. Evaluation and ranking of abstracts are based on relevance and timeliness of subject matter; usefulness of contribution to the advancement of knowledge, techniques or practice; and overall clarity, organization and presentation of ideas.

8. Only presentations that have accompanying full papers submitted before the full paper submission deadline will qualify for consideration for best paper award.

9. Authors are invited to have their work, (both oral and poster) presentations, published in the NAPE Bulletin to preserve their work for future reference. Bulletin publication requires the submission of the full paper with references included.

10. For further enquiries, contact the Chairman, Editorial Board/Technical Program Sub-committee by e-mail: or 

11. The acceptance of abstracts by the 2019 NAPE AICE Technical Program Sub-committee shall be  based on the quality of the abstract submitted and whether the abstract fits into the theme and subthemes of the conference.

Christopher Asuquo Jackson, PhD (NAPE Editor-in-Chief) & Chairman, Editorial Board/Technical Program Sub-committee

Ready To Submit Papers?

All full paper submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research content/depth, correctness, relevance to conference, contributions, and readability. English is the official language of the conference. We welcome paper submissions. Prospective authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (which is NOT submitted or published or under consideration anywhere in other conferences/journal) in electronic (DOC or PDF) format.