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 coiled tubing industry including service users, service providers, tubing and equipment manufacturers.

Upcoming Events & News


ICoTA MENA Chapter
2nd Annual Well Intervention Workshop Middle East
9-10 October 2017
Le Royal Meridien Hotel
Abu Dhabi, UAE

ICOTA MENA and Offshore Network have partnered to bring you the 2nd Annual Well Intervention Workshop Middle East, which will take place on October 9-10 in Abu Dhabi.  

At OWI MENA eight of the Middle East’s most innovative operators will share how to effectively implement cutting-edge well intervention techniques that can assure integrity and increase production volumes. 

Workshop Objective: Utilize new wireline, coiled tubing, and HWO practices to optimize your well intervention program for onshore and offshore field campaigns

Contact Tommy Angell or Fernando Baez for additional information or registration.  


ICoTA Canadian Chapter
Annual Roundtable

25 October 2017
Metropolitan Center
Calgary, Canada

Visit the Canadian Chapter website for registration, call for papers and sponsorships. 


ICoTA European Chapter
European Well Intervention Conference
15-16 November 2017
Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 

Register by October 13th for a discount!

Unlocking our potential - innovation and collaboration to maximise recovery

The 23rd SPE ICoTA Well Intervention Conference is the largest and longest established conference of its kind in Europe. This year, we will address ‘more for less’ and how we can truly unlock our potential through innovation and collaboration, to maximise recovery.

If you’re engaged in well intervention, you can’t afford to miss the valuable learning, training and networking opportunities.

Why is our conference different?

  • Support from the Operators
  • Cost effective training opportunity and CPD points applicable
  • Not-for-profit conference where all surplus funds are reinvested to support our future generation of young engineers
  • Focused conference where you will see genuine benefits from attending

The conference will be accompanied by a major exhibition of all the latest intervention tools, technologies and services available to the market. Raise your profile and showcase your capabilities to major Operators and service companies. Stand space is available on a first come first served basis and will be located in the catering area to ensure high footfall. Recognising the challenging climate, we have held costs at the same rate since 2015, all exclusive of VAT.  Contact us for more information.

Don’t miss the valuable training opportunities presented at the SPE ICoTA 23rd European Well Intervention Conference. Attending the conference is excellent value for money and it qualifies towards your CPD. Early bird bookings are in place until 13th October. Reserve your place now to take advantage of discounted rates. 

Please note that booking online will take you to an Eventbrite booking page where you can pay by credit card. Eventbrite will charge a fee for credit card payments, and if you would prefer to avoid this fee, please contact us to receive an invoice. Invoices cannot be paid by credit card. 

Group Bookings
For all group bookings of four places, you will get a fifth place FREE.  Show your support and make a difference. Book your place now!

New for 2017!
Pre-Conference Workshop - Well Control and Intervention – 14th November

This focused workshop will tackle specific issues and challenges relating to well control and intervention. More information will follow.  Places are limited. Book now to avoid disappointment. 

For additional information on this event, contact or visit the European Chapter website.

Click to download flyer.  

ICoTA Russian Chapter
18th International Scientific & Practical Coiled Tubing, Hydraulic Fracturing & Well Intervention Conference
9-10 November 2017

Moscow, Russia

Organizers of the Conference are the Russian Chapter of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA-Russia), Scientific and Practical Coiled Tubing Times Journal and NP Coiled Tubing Technologies Development Center (Moscow). The Conference is officially supported by the Ministry of Energy of Russian Federation.

The Conference is traditionally attended by delegates from Rosneft, Gazprom, Gazpromneft, LUKOIL, Schlumberger, Weatherford, Tatneft, BP Russia, FracJet-Volga, EWS, Packer Service, BVT-Vostok, Belorusneft, INK-SERVICE, Kogalymneftegeofizika, Bashneftegeofizika , KATKoneft, Boosterlift, Coiltubing-Service, YARGEO, Orenburgneft, FIDMASH, National Oilwell Varco, BICO Drilling Tools, Schoeller-Bleckmann Darron Russia, Novinka, FID Group.

The program of technical sessions is traditionally focused on the most up-to-date technologies. 

  • Coiled tubing technologies
  • Latest hydraulic fracturing technologies (multistage fracturing in horizontal wells, fracturing plus hydraulic jet drilling, nitrogen fracturing, coiled tubing fracturing, large-volume fracturing, acid fracturing plus hydraulic fracturing, etc.)
  • Acid Treatments (including matrix acidizing)
  • Radial Drilling
  • Up-to-date well logging techniques, including horizontal wells logging; conveyance of logging tools using coiled tubing and downhole tractors
  • High-tech well intervention equipment
  • Sidetracking
  • Jet drilling
  • Well service (fishing and milling operations, packer setting jobs, etc.)
  • New EOR technologies
  • Cement squeeze operations
  • Oilfield chemistry for high-tech oilfield service (hydraulic fracturing chemicals, EOR solutions, cement squeeze mixes, etc.).

Working languages are either Russian or English. Simaltaneous interpretation will be carried out.

Download the conference flyer and application.

To register and/or exhibit at this event, please visit the ICoTA Russian Chapter website.   



Coiled Tubing & Well Intervention Conference & Exhibition
27-28 March 2018
Waterway Marriott
The Woodlands, TX USA

The Call for Papers is closed. 

View the submission topics and instructions.

One of SPE's most popular annual events returns to The Woodlands, Texas in 2018. The SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition will offer top-notch technical sessions, informative speakers, Knowledge Sharing ePoster presentations, special events, and training courses.

This conference will cover innovative solutions, case histories, and performance improvements across all sectors of the well intervention industry, including:

  • Coiled tubing 
  • Wireline and tractor
  • Hydraulic workover/snubbing
  • Pumping services

General themes to be covered include technology and applications, offshore as well as onshore operations, and HSE. In the light of current industry challenges, we will be encouraging a special focus on increasing operations efficiency, reducing non-productive time, and performing cost effective well abandonment.

Experts will share their knowledge on the performance and effectiveness of well intervention and coiled tubing options through presentations, training courses, and an exhibition of services and products. Attendee participation in the conference is the key to its success. Mark your calendar and make plans now to participate in this important industry event!

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