Event Info

The Southwestern Petroleum Short Course is scheduled for August 24-27, 2021  The SWPSC Conference will take place at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, Lubbock, TX (1501 Mac Davis Lane).

Please check back for more updates. 

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Guests can  call 806-776-7000 for reservations.  Be sure to ask for Southwestern Petroleum Short Course to receive the special rate.  The deadline for reservations will be Thursday, August 10.

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Guests will now be able to make reservations by calling our reservations line, following the below instructions or simply clicking the booking link. Reservations must be made by July 30, 2021. 

Reservation line - 210.220.3054 - Ask for 2021 Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Conference room block.
 

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The $129 rate is available for reservations made by July 30, 2021. 

Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-492-8847, requesting rooms for Southwestern Petroleum Short Course.

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Daily Events

Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Pre-Conference School -

The Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Association, Inc., (SWPSC) is a non-profit education organization blending the talents of the Texas Tech University petroleum engineering faculty and petroleum production experts from all over.  The purpose of the SWPSC is to disseminate technical information and engineering problems through its annual conferences and workshops.

Registrants gain insight into problem solving through their meetings with and reading works by experts, who make presentations on various production problems at each conference.  Registrants continue to come to the SWPSC Conferences and leave with good ideas on how to make their work more economical and efficient.

Pre-Conference Courses
Tuesday, August 24
•    Fundamentals of Sucker Rod Lift
•    Unconventional Well Production Using Hydraulic Jet Pump

Wednesday, August 25
•    POC Controllers for Sucker Rod Pumping
•    Parent/Child Interaction in the Permian
•    ESP Monitoring, Surveillance and Optimization 

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 24 & 25
•    Gas Lift Training
•    Corrosion Technology for the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
 

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Pre-Conference School -

The Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Association, Inc., (SWPSC) is a non-profit education organization blending the talents of the Texas Tech University petroleum engineering faculty and petroleum production experts from all over.  The purpose of the SWPSC is to disseminate technical information and engineering problems through its annual conferences and workshops.

Registrants gain insight into problem solving through their meetings with and reading works by experts, who make presentations on various production problems at each conference.  Registrants continue to come to the SWPSC Conferences and leave with good ideas on how to make their work more economical and efficient.

Pre-Conference Courses
Tuesday, August 24
•    Fundamentals of Sucker Rod Lift
•    Unconventional Well Production Using Hydraulic Jet Pump

Wednesday, August 25
•    POC Controllers for Sucker Rod Pumping
•    Parent/Child Interaction in the Permian
•    ESP Monitoring, Surveillance and Optimization 

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 24 & 25
•    Gas Lift Training
•    Corrosion Technology for the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
 

Thursday, August 26, 2021
Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Conference and Exhibits -Day 1 -

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26

 

 

8:00 A.M. 2:00 P.M.                                          REGISTRATION                                               Exhibit Hall

 

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.                                       EXHIBITS                                                           Exhibit Hall

 

8:30 A.M.                                                              MEETING OF AUTHORS                             Room 107

 

9:00 A.M. – 11:50 A.M.                                    MORNING TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

See this brochure for titles, times and locations.

 

12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.                                     INFORMAL BUFFET LUNCHEON           Exhibit Hall

(Included with registration)

 

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.                                       AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS                             

See this brochure for titles, times and locations.

 

3:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.                                       AFTERNOON BREAK-                                  Exhibit Hall

                DOOR PRIZES (Must be present to win!)

 

3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.                                       AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS CONTINUED

 

Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Awards and Recognition Banquet -

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26

 

6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.                                       RECOGNITION BANQUET SOCIAL                                                                                                                      

 

7:00 P.M.                                                              RECOGNITION BANQUET

(Tickets available at registration desk-included with registration)

Recognition of Authors

Recognition of General Chairman

Recognition of Program Chairman

Recognition of the Duane A. Crawford Service Award

                Carter Copeland

Recognition of the Slonneger Award Recipient

                Andy Cordova

Friday, August 27, 2021
Southwestern Petroleum Short Course Conference and Exhibits -Day 2 -

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27

 

8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.                                     REGISTRATION                                               Exhibit Hall

 

8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.                                       EXHIBITS                                                           Exhibit Hall

 

8:00 A.M. – 12:50 P.M.                                     TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

See this brochure for titles, times and locations.

 

12:50 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.                                     INFORMAL BUFFET LUNCHEON

(Included with registration)

DOOR PRIZES (Must be present to win!)