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.

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Submission deadline
is February 6, 2018


Call for Entries
2018 ICoTA Intervention Technology Award

ICoTA International’s 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 27-28, 2018 in The Woodlands, TX.  In addition, the winner is invited to present at the mini theatre in the ICoTA booth on the exhibition floor immediately following the luncheon. 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, 2016).
  • 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  :  Submit your technology.


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

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

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.



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

Registration will open soon.

View the Technical Program  :  Become an Exhibitor  :  Sponsor the Event

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.