Welcome to the USA Chapter of ICoTA.

ICoTA is a not-for-profit, member-funded organization with the primary objective of improving communication and promotion of technical awareness within the well intervention industry. ICoTA is the leading organization for well intervention professionals, engineers and technical experts with chapters in the USA, Canada, Europe, Latin America and Russia.  The ICoTA USA Chapter covers all of the US. Its administration is located in Montgomery, Texas, just North of Houston.

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Lunch & Learn in San Antonio
Friday, October 28, 2016 

Topic: ICoTA USA Chapter - South Texas / San Antonio Section Kickoff Luncheon & Networking Event
Speakers: ICoTA USA Chapter Board Members along with other Well Intervention Experts

In an effort to raise awareness of ICoTA into other geographical locations, improve communication and promote the value of well intervention solutions within the oil and gas industry, the USA Chapter of ICoTA will be hosting a Lunch & Learn on Friday, October 28th at the Petroleum Club in San Antonio, Texas.  This event is specifically designed for people in, or associated with, the well intervention industries and is open to members as well as non-members alike. 

In addition to an introduction of the ICoTA organization and its goals, industry experts will give brief presentations over different aspects of the well intervention industry which will be followed by a Q&A session.  Additional details along with a complete agenda will be available at a later date.  

San Antonio Petroleum Club
8620 North New Braunfels Ave. #700
San Antonio, TX 78217
Tel: 210 824 9014

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Lunch & Learn in Houston
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 

Topic: "Fiber-Optics Results from an Intra-Stage Diversion Design Completions Study in the Niobrara Formation of DJ Basin"
presented by: Eric Holley of Halliburton

Norris Conference Center
816 Town & Country Blvd #210
Houston, TX 77024

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Thank you 2016 Golf Tournament Sponsors! 


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2016 Lunch & Learn Schedule

October 28th
ICoTA USA Kick Off Luncheon, Petroleum Club, San Antonio

November 15th 
Fiber-Optics Results from an Intra-Stage Diversion Design Completions Study in the Niobrara Formation of DJ Basin by Eric Holley of Halliburton, Norris Conference Center, Houston

December 13th
Effective Bacteria Control Practices for Coiled Tubing Fluid by James R Fajt of Schlumberger, Norris Conference Center, Houston

We are always accepting abstracts for presentation. Contact us if you are interested.  

ICoTA USA Chapter is a proud conference partner for the Offshore Well Intervention Conference, Gulf of Mexico.


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SPE / ICoTA (USA Chapter)
Refracturing Workshop: Advancing the Learning Curve
11-12 April 2017
Archer Hotel, Austin, TX USA

Workshop agenda   |  Sponsorship Opportunities  | Training Course 

Across all oil and gas plays, the rapidly evolving approaches to completion and stimulation design and deployment have created enormous opportunities to re-enter and re-stimulate wells that were treated early in play development. With the deep and sustained reduction in oil price, refracturing creates a highly attractive opportunity for many of these wells. Subject matter experts will present case study presentations on extensive field experiences and provide technical updates on refracturing. This workshop is an opportunity to network as well as to learn the newest developments.

Topics to be covered:

  • Selection process for refracturing candidates
  • Deployment techniques and intervention requirements
  • Zonal isolation and chemical/mechanical diversion
  • Refrac design and modeling and economics
  • Future/Emerging Technologies

This event will provoke interaction; outline and summarize existing solutions and challenges; and accelerate new technologies through experiences and lessons learned.

Training Course: "Re-Fracturing: Candidate Selection & Design"
10 April 2017
Archer Hotel, Austin, TX USA