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Helen ChangHelen L. Chang Receives Distinguished Service Award from SPE

SPE recently honored Ms. Helen L. Chang with the SPE Distinguished Service Award at SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Chang is Sr. Staff Reservoir Engineer at Nexen Energy ULC. She has served effectively and tirelessly at all levels of the SPE, as she has championed many technical and community efforts throughout her professional career. As Regional Director, Ms. Chang spearheaded and negotiated the merger of the Petroleum Society of Canada with the SPE Canadian sections, resulting in the present SPE Canadian Region.

Chang represents SPE with dignity and strength, and will continue to do so through her unwaivering dedication to the field. Congratulations from all of us at SPE!

JCPT—The Legacy Continues

2015 brings improvements to our esteemed technical journal. The January issue of the Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology (JCPT) is proud to deliver more relevant local content and snapshots into high-quality papers presented at Canada’s two major conferences. Combined with the respected peer reviewed technical papers JCPT is known for, this makes the journal even more of a must-have Canadian industry resource. Make sure your subscription is up to date so you won’t miss out!

Regional activities

Technical and networking luncheons

SPE sections in Canada offer Technical and Networking Luncheons on a monthly basis. Contact Jill Thomas, Member Services Specialist or your local section for the upcoming luncheons.

  1. SPE Vision 20/20: Exploring the Future of Heavy Oil Workshop

    27 - 28 Jan | Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

  2. SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference

    31 Mar - 1 Apr | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  3. SPE/CHOA Slugging It Out Conference

    14 Apr | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  4. SPE Tight Oil Workshop

    28 - 29 Apr | Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada

  5. SPE Emerging Analytical Techniques in the Oil and Gas Industry Workshop

    6 - 7 May | Canmore, Alberta, Canada

  6. SPE/CSGM Gas Migration Challenges - Identification and Treatment Workshop

    13 - 14 May | Banff, Alberta, Canada

  7. SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference

    9 - 11 Jun | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Training Courses
  1. In-Situ Recovery Methods and SAGD

    29 Jan | Lloydminster, AB, Canada

  2. Steam-Solvent, Solvent, and Steam-Additive Recovery Process Design Reservoir Description and Dynamics

    9 - 10 Feb | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  3. Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties

    23 - 27 Feb | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  4. Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing and Production

    10 - 11 Mar | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  5. Casing and Tubing Design Seminar

    12 - 13 Mar | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  6. Practical Aspects of Thermal EOR

    18 Mar | Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  7. Hydraulic Fracturing—Design and Treatment

    23 - 24 Mar | Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Complete Calendar »

SPE Canada Office

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900 521 – 3rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T3

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