Welcome to ICoTA.

The Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (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. Membership comprises individuals from all sectors of the well intervention industry including service users, service providers, tubing and equipment manufacturers.

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2019 ICoTA Intervention Technology Award

ICoTA Global Annual Intervention Technology Award recognizes outstanding technical innovation or application of technology for well intervention. The application of the new intervention technology or technique should demonstrate; reduced risk, increased production, improved safety or minimized environmental impact. 

Judged by experienced practitioners in the area of well intervention and coiled tubing, this Award is highly prized and will be considered annually by ICoTA to support its mission: “To enhance communication, gather technical expertise and promote safety, training competency and industry accepted practices”.

ICoTA will announce the winner of the Intervention Technology Award during the keynote luncheon at its annual SPE / ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition held March 26-27, 2019 in The Woodlands, TX.  In addition, the award recipient (along with 1st and 2nd runner up) will be invited to present their technologies in the ICoTA booth throughout the conference. The winner will also receive the Intervention Technology Award perpetual trophy plus an award to retain.

Conditions for Award

  • Candidate must have applied the technology during commercial well intervention operations for the first time within the last 18 months (since July 31, 2017).
  • Innovative use of existing technology or application of new technology.
  • Implementation and refinement of technology over time or a single project.

Judging Criteria and Guidelines for Entries

  • New Technology - What distinguishes this development from existing or previous technology?
  • New Application of Existing Technology - How did this novel application of existing technology bring benefi t to well interventions?
  • Value to the Industry - How did this innovation add value to your or the client's asset?

Additional information  :  Past Recipients 






Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition
26-27 March 2019
Waterway Marriott
The Woodlands, TX USA

Introducing the SPE/ICoTA Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition (formerly the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition).

As a joint effort between the societies, this name change provides the opportunity to expand our programming and share technical solutions that appeal to a larger audience within the oil and gas industry. Intervention conveyance options will be retained as a part of the program.

We look forward to welcoming you in 2019.

Visit the official conference website for registration information, the technical program, schedule of events, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities.

Contact SPE at 972-952-9393 or visit the conference website for exhibition and/or sponsorship opportunities.