Rio de Janeiro, August 2013

Join the 4th International Symposium on Applied Microbiology and Molecular Biology in Oil Systems in Rio de Janeiro on August 25-28th, 2013.

This conference explores the application of emerging microbial and molecular biology tools to a wide range of hydrocarbon resource environments.

Topics will include:

  • Application of Molecular Microbiological Methods for Oil Field Systems
  • Diagnosing Microbial Influenced Corrosion (MIC) and Reservoir Souring
  • Control and Prevention of MIC and Reservoir Souring
  • Biodegradation of Hydrocarbons in Oil Production
  • Biotechnology for Enhanced Oil Recovery¬†(EOR)
  • Biofuels and Downstream Petroleum Microbiology
  • Microbiological Challenges in¬†Biofuels
  • Unlocking New Fuel Resources
  • Metagenomics and Next Generation Sequencing
  • Deep Oilfield Microbiology


ISMOS-3 (Calgary, Alberta, June 2011): See photos and download presentations and posters from the ISMOS-3 webpage:

Abstract Book
Technical Program
Regulations and Important Information