JWN Speaker Series - SAGD asset planning and enhanced well pad development

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SAGD asset planning and enhanced well pad development

SAGD projects operate for decades, requiring ongoing planning and investment in wellpad drilling and construction in order to sustain production rates. Keynote speaker Mark Conacher will discuss producer strategies to optimize project development planning and drive down costs.

Keynote Speaker

Mark Conacher, Director, Well Pad Development at Suncor Energy

What you’ll learn: 

  • Overall SAGD asset planning: The process of developing the subsurface to efficiently maintain steady production rates throughout the life of a facility, including navigating regulatory requirements.
  • Wellpad program execution: Best strategies for key elements including module packages, drilling spacing and managing facility constraints
  • What’s next: New technologies, strategies and collaborative initiatives on the horizon to improve SAGD wellpad programs.


  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.  Program