• The Call for Papers is now open! Submit your abstract before 12th October
  • Our esteemed advisory board include members from KNPC, Bapco, Sadara, Sabic and more

Abstract Guidelines

The Call for Papers is now closed.

If you’d like to discuss your involvement with us, it’s not too late! Please contact Enrique Schindelheim on or call on +44 207 384 7984.

Abstracts will be graded based on evidence of:


  • Novelty/vision
  • Originality
  • Exclusivity to MERTC
  • Potential for impact in the industry


  • Evidence of operating experience
  • Regional relevance, practicality and operability
  • Soundness
  • Strength of validation
  • Quality of presentation
  • Industrial case studies with valuable lessons learned
  • Clear take-aways and realised benefits
  • Imminence of interest

Additional recognition will be given to co-presented client case studies.

  • Abstracts should be 200-500 words, written in English and submitted in Microsoft Word template provided
  • Prior to submission any relevant approvals and clearance must be in place. Any issues concerning approval or clearance should be outlined when the abstract is submitted.
  • If the abstract has been presented previously, details of when and where need to be provided.
  • If at the time of the abstract submission the speaker is known please include details and a short biography
  • The relevant call for paper topic area should be noted in the submission
  • If accepted;
    • You will be notified by beginning of November
    • Final confirmation is subject to a registration/speaker fee
    • A draft version of the presentation will be required 8 weeks prior to the event for review by the advisory board who will be checking the content for relevance and commercial content. Please note sales pitches are not allowed.
    • Final presentations should be prepared in line with our presentation guidelines which will be distributed upon notification of acceptance