Welcome to the “2nd IFAC Workshop on Automatic Control in Offshore Oil and Gas Production”.

27-29 May 2015 in Florianópolis, Brazil


The focus of the meeting will be on instrumentation, control, automation and optimization applied to offshore oil and gas production. Application areas of interest include:


· Subsea technology

· Measurement systems for well, subsea and surface processes

· Automated well drilling

· Autonomous and robotic systems

· Production optimization

· Integrated operations and logistics

· Environmental issues and safety instrumented systems

· Plantwide and advanced control

· Special session: "Plantwide control and applications in the upstream sector".


Important dates:

• Paper submission: October 1st, 2014

• Acceptance notification: January 30th, 2015

• Final paper due: March 15th, 2015


IPC Chair: Nicolas Petit, Mines ParisTech, France

NOC Chair: Eduardo Camponogara, UFSC, Brazil