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Call for Presentations/ Papers: Share your expertise

MEScon will have a strong focus on knowledge sharing and the development of technical expertise in sour gas production and treating, sulphur recovery units (SRUs) and tail gas treating units (TGTUs). The Executive Committee are seeking abstracts in the following subject areas: 

  • Sulphur recovery in the context of the Energy Transition
  • Novel and emerging technologies along the sulphur value chain
  • Sour gas production challenges and best practices
  • Sulphur recovery and tail gas treating operational best practices 
  • Corrosion and long-term integrity in sour gas treating, sulphur recovery and tail gas treating units  
  • Energy efficiency in sour gas treatment facilities 
  • Increased recovery efficiency for legacy sulphur recovery units  
  • Non-sulphur emissions from sulphur recovery units – CO2, CO, NOx
  • In-Country Value (ICV) strategies and success stories
  • Sulphur handling best practices  
  • Carbon capture and management
  • Long-term sulphur supply/demand outlook 

Submit your abstract online here

Why submit an abstract? 
The conference is an ideal platform to demonstrate thought-leadership and operational experience, and showcase your innovation and impact to the industry.   

How do I submit an abstract?  
All abstracts must be submitted via our abstract portal by 19 January, 2024. Click here to submit your abstract. 

How long should my abstract be? 
We recommend your abstract be between 200 - 500 words. The abstract should clearly describe and summarise the case study, product or service the paper will cover. There is a separate section within the abstract submission portal where you will also need to detail which of selection criteria your paper addresses and how.   

Selection criteria include:  

  • Operational problems and their solutions
  • Operational experience
  • Novelty
  • Innovation
  • Objectivity

Who can submit an abstract?
We welcome abstracts from all organisations, but papers authored or co-authored will be prioritised. Submission is free, but successful submissions that are accepted to the programme will be subject to a registration fee (excluding operators/producers who will receive complimentary registration).

What happens next?
Abstracts are reviewed by the MEScon Executive Committee. The committee will review the abstracts after the call for papers closes and make their programme recommendations. Authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by early March 2023.

Presentation and paper details and requirements will be shared with authors at the time of acceptance to the agenda, but submitters should please note that a full technical paper will be required.

Who can I contact for more information? 
Do you have follow up questions, or would like to discuss an abstract idea in more detail? Get in touch with, Angie Slavens