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Lasting Changes From the Lingering Bust
The prolonged decline in oil prices is having a significant effect on the industry, including operators, service companies, petroleum engineers, and universities.
How Young Professionals Can Turn Challenge Into Opportunity
Adapting to a changing industry means looking for ways to enhance your skill set and expertise.
President’s Column: “Should I Stay or Should I Go?” — Young Professionals and the Industry’s Future
The industry's current state makes for a transitional period for young professionals.
Leveraging Subsurface Insight in Refracturing
A challenging commodity price environment has forced operators to seek methods for lowering recovery cost in unconventional plays.
Innovative Developments in the Caspian
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan are in the midst of intensive efforts to underpin their economies by increased exploitation of massive reserves.
Royal Dutch Shell’s Journey to Strategic Competence Management
Shell undertook a program to address some of the challenges of competence management, along with internal improvement opportunities.
Offshore Seismic Feeling Pressure to Change
Innovators are working on sound sources to produce better subsurface images while addressing environmental impact.
Who We Are
SPE is the largest individual member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry.
Energy Education in the Community
Professionals in the oil and gas industry often receive questions about how industry operations can affect public health, the environment, and the communities in which they operate. SPE’s Energy4me contains a wealth of factual information about the oil and gas industry, how it affects society, and how to explain industry operations and practices to the general public. It's also an ideal educational resource for teachers and students.
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SPE International Conference on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility
Celebrating 25 years, this conference is the industry's premier global event highlighting best practices and challenges in the health, safety, and environment arenas. This year's event will focus on the need for collaboration and—in light of the current global climate—the importance of maximizing HSE programs to achieve the goals of shareholders and stakeholders alike.