Apr. 24 - Apr. 28, 2017



The Gulf Coast Section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers invites you to register for the 2017 Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium, being held April 24 to April 28 at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott and Convention Center.


The SPE Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium covers a wide range of topics pertaining to ESP technology, operation, application, production, and reliability. 

This event will feature training courses created to enhance the technical program.  Develop your expertise by attending a training course.  Find Out More…

About this Symposium

The SPE Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium, previously known as the ESP Workshop, has been in existence since 1982. In its history, professionals from 24 countries have attended to gain knowledge via technical papers, breakout sessions, expert panel sessions and continuing education.

Exhibitors from around the world display their technology and present their products and services in the exhibit hall.  Experts in ESPs are easily accessible and open to sharing their knowledge and experiences through breakout sessions and panels.  With four days of knowledge sharing, attendees will be exposed to a wide range of ESP topics, from a basic understanding to an in-depth expert analysis.   An open format promotes camaraderie and networking, making the SPE Electric Submersible Pump Symposium a great learning experience for all levels. 

Presentations From The Symposium


2017 ESP Symposium Summary of Presentations

2017 ESP Power Quality Breakout

2017 ESP Down Hole Gauges and Data Acquisition

2017 ESP Permanent Magnet Motors Operator Panel Session


Message From The Program Chairperson

With electric submersible pumps (ESPs) producing  approximately 40% of the world’s oil and becoming more widely used in production operations in new and more challenging applications, it is important to share the challenges and successes and continue to improve the technology.

The SPE Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium brings together technical experts from operators and manufacturers to share information and learnings pertaining to ESP technologies, production, and operations along with a world class exhibition dedicated to ESP related equipment and services.

We look forward to seeing you in Houston in April 2017.

Barry Nicholson
Program Committee Chairperson

Submission Deadline for Papers - 1 August 2016


Call for Papers Topic Categories: 

  • New ESP Technologies
  • ESP Operation / Optimization
  • ESP Subsea
  • ESP High Temp
  • Gassy well applications / operations
  • Viscous applications / operations
  • ESP Unconventional Applications
  • ESP Reliability Analysis
  • Alternative ESP Deployment
  • ESP Field Studies / Surveillance
  • ESP Power Supply / Quality
  • Managing ESP in Low Cost Environment

Sponsorship Information

The SPE Electric Submersible Pumps Symposium offers unique and customized sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company image and showcase your products and services throughout the event.

For more information, contact Cheri Vettercheri.vetter@borets.com.

Silver Sponsorship

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Golf Tournament Sponsor

Lanyard Sponsor

Tote Bag Sponsor

Learn more about the ESP Symposium HERE




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Date and Time

Mon, Apr. 24


Fri, Apr. 28, 2017

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Woodlands Waterway Marriott

1601 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
United States

Group(s): ESP Workshop