Save the Date: April 16, 2019

In the highly competitive world of oil production, heavy oil and oil sands projects face headwinds on multiple fronts. The Slugging it Out Conference provides a unique environment to collaborate with industry professionals, share knowledge, and promote the success of all projects. Slugging it Out is a heavy oil and bitumen focused conference that has been held annually for over 27 years. The primary goal of the conference is to promote continuous improvements to all aspects of project and technology development through the sharing of recent project data, case studies, and technical discussion. 

New Tech - Upstream Production Enhancement

Join Mike Tourigny (VP Commercialization, RF Heating) on Tuesday, April 16th from 10:15-11:45 to hear about our RF heating updates.




Computer Aided Engineering

Mike Tourigny - VP Commercialization, RF Heating

Mike is an accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in building high growth businesses based on disruptive innovation. Mike started his career in the oil and gas industry before moving to the technology sector, where he worked on the development and deployment of multiple ground breaking technologies in various business sectors. In 2013, Mike made the move to specialize in radio frequency (RF) heating systems for oil sands and heavy oil production with Acceleware Ltd. 

Mike’s goal is to commercialize Acceleware’s RF heating, and to generate explosive but responsible growth within the oil sands and heavy oil sectors. Awareness of the need for thoughtful applied innovation, combined with his understanding of complexities inherent to deploying technological advancements in an established industry, results in Mike’s ability to successfully expedite change. Along with his respect for both the heavy oil industry and its’ political realities, this translates into the ability to navigate through barriers associated with business growth and development. Mike has worked in energy, utilities, telecommunications, and technology services sectors in Canada and internationally. Mike holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Calgary and a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Calgary, Alberta, Canada