Orphan & Idle Wells Canada Conference

April 25, 2024 | Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel, Calgary


Welcome to the first annual Orphan & Idle Wells Canada Conference, an extension of our series from the US! Join industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders as we address the critical challenges of orphaned and idle wells. Uncover the state of Canada's orphan and idle wells plugging and remediation efforts and join forces to tackle its environmental and economic repercussions. Join us to learn from experts and explore cutting-edge technologies, environmental solutions, and collaborative strategies that will shape the sustainable future for Canada's energy landscape.

Attend the conference to gain insights into the following crucial themes:

  • Financial Strategies for Well Abandonment 
  • Environmental Compliance and Sustainable Practices
  • Technological Advancements in Well Plugging and Remediation
  • Stakeholder Collaboration and Engagement
  • Community Engagement and Public Awareness:
  • Data-Driven Decision-Making
  • Regulatory Frameworks and Policy Advocacy
  • Global Lessons and Collaboration:
  • Innovation and Sustainability in the Energy Industry

The Orphan & Idle Wells Canada Conference is your opportunity to catalyze change and contribute to transforming the narrative around orphan and idle wells. Register now for a transformative conference experience and be part of the conversation, innovation, and action. 

For more information, please contact Zia Durrani on zia.durrani@energyconferencenetwork.com

Key Themes for the Event:

  1. Financial Strategies for Well Abandonment
    Emphasize the financial opportunities, incentives, and funding mechanisms available to address orphaned wells and integrate strategies.
  2. Environmental Compliance and Sustainable Practices
    Highlight the importance of environmental impact mitigation, regulatory compliance, and innovative remediation technologies.
  3. Technological Advancements in Well Plugging and Remediation
    Showcase cutting-edge technologies, data analytics, and automation for efficient well abandonment and site reclamation.
  4. Stakeholder Collaboration and Engagement
    Focus on the value of collaboration among government agencies, energy companies, environmental organizations, and local communities.
  5. Community Engagement and Public Awareness:
    Strategies for engaging local communities in well abandonment and cleanup initiatives. Public  awareness campaigns to educate communities about the environmental and economic impacts. Building partnerships between industry, government, and local communities for collective action.
  6. Data-Driven Decision-Making
    Highlight the role of data and analytics in optimizing resource allocation, risk assessment, and project planning.
  7. Regulatory Frameworks and Policy Advocacy
    Discuss evolving regulatory frameworks, policy initiatives, and advocacy strategies that support CCUS integration and well remediation.
  8. Global Lessons and Collaboration:
    Learning from international experiences in managing orphaned and inactive wells. Opportunities for collaboration with global organizations, research institutions, and industry leaders. Exploring shared challenges and solutions on the global stage.
  9. Innovation and Sustainability in the Energy Industry
    Showcase how the energy industry can embrace innovation and sustainability to address the critical challenges posed by orphaned and idle wells.


April 23-24, 2024
Westin Calgary Downtown, Calgary, AB

Why You Should Attend?

  1. Financial Opportunities and Incentives: Learn about funding mechanisms, grants, and incentives that can transform orphaned wells into assets, while making informed financial decisions for your organization.
  2. Environmental Compliance and Innovation: Dive into the complex world of environmental regulations and cutting-edge technologies. Explore sustainable practices and innovative remediation solutions that can mitigate the environmental impact of well abandonment.
  3. Technological Advancements: Stay at the forefront of industry innovation! Witness the latest advancements in well plugging, site remediation, and monitoring technologies, including automation and data analytics.
  4. Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement: Forge valuable connections! Network with government agencies, energy industry leaders, environmental organizations, and local communities to find common ground and drive collaborative solutions.
  5. Community and Public Health: Prioritize public health and safety! Gain insights into addressing community concerns, building trust, and ensuring the well-being of those living near orphaned wells.
  6. CCUS Integration: Unleash the power of carbon capture and utilization (CCUS)! Explore how CCUS technologies can turn well liabilities into carbon-neutral assets, backed by pilot projects, regulatory incentives, and funding opportunities.
  7. Data-Driven Decision-Making: Harness the potential of data! Discover how data and analytics can optimize resource allocation, inform risk assessment, and enhance project planning.
  8. Regulatory Frameworks and Advocacy: Navigate the regulatory landscape! Stay up-to-date on evolving frameworks and policy initiatives that support CCUS integration and responsible well remediation.
  9. Balancing Goals: Achieve harmony between financial, environmental, and community goals. Learn strategies for balancing economic considerations with environmental and community objectives.
  10. Innovation and Sustainability: Be a part of the energy industry's sustainable future! See how innovation and sustainability can revolutionize our approach to orphaned and idle wells.



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