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Webinar: How to Present like an Award-Winning Actor

This course goes far beyond learning to create inspiring speeches. It will give participants the tools to create a powerful presence so that they can have more influence on their projects and work environments. Register Today.

Webinar: Risk Communication: It's Not Just About the Facts

Understanding the principles behind risk communication will enable a company to gain public trust and credibility while effectively communicating with the audience. We will provide the tools for effective risk communication. This webinar is geared towards professionals that may need to discuss technical matters in a highly stressful or emotionally charged situation. Register Today.

Webinar: Reservoir and Completion Considerations for the Refracturing of Horizontal Wells

This webinar, based on an SPE paper discusses the potential reasons for these inefficient completions, candidate selection for refracturing, and the impacts of offset depletion/infill wells on refracturing. Learn more about this webinar and register.

Webinar: Becoming an Indispensable Leader

Learn how to become the kind of leader that everyone wants to follow, a leader who knows himself well, is smart enough to learn from others and has the ability to rally team members around a central Mission and a compelling Vision ... The journey begins as an 'inside job'. Register Today.

New SPE Technical Section: Unmanned Systems

SPE has formed a Technical Section for members to promote the exchange of information and technology, as well as develop understanding of and competence in the area of unmanned systems. This new technical area covers remotely operated and autonomous vehicle systems, software solutions, and power systems for marine, air, and land environments such as ROVs and drones. Learn more and join today!.

Webinar: Leading Virtual Teams from Global to Teleworking

More teams are operating virtually and the degree of virtual working could encompass a team that is spread across the globe. A number of issues become predominant for the manager in this setting. These include: managing the "them" and "us" syndrome amongst dispersed team members; motivating an individual that operates remotely from other members; creating a sense of team unity and identity; and understanding the range of national cultures that shape local individual decision making. By creating a collaborative environment, dispersed team members are encouraged to capture and share knowledge that aims at both the team and the organization's institutional memory. Learn more about this webinar and register.

Webinar: Integrated Well Integrity Risk Assessment Process (WIRAP)

Ali Mirza presents "Integrated Well Integrity Risk Assessment Process (WIRAP)" on 1 December at 0830 Central Time. In this webinar, Mirza talks about managing integrity of a well portfolio and anticipating any unplanned downtime to maximize production. This presentation highlights an integrated Well Integrity Risk Assessment Process (WIRAP) that is used to quantitatively assess well integrity risks and leverage this information to provide operational decision support. Register today.

Webinar: Soft Skills in Hard Times

According to a recent survey by Millennial Branding and American Express, over 61% of managers consider soft skills to be more important than hard or technical skills. Soft Skills can give you the edge to perform at your maximum abilities. Register here.

Webinar: Piper Alpha - Accident or Predictable Surprise

Many may recall what a profound impact the industry's worst offshore Oil & Gas incident has had on our business. Survivor Steve Rae will discuss his thoughts and experiences from Piper Alpha to hopefully influence how safety can be improved by us all as individuals through accepting personal accountability and adopting a more proactive approach. Register here.

"Assessing the Processes, Tools, and Value of Sharing & Learning from Offshore E&P Safety-Related Data" (SPE-182847-TR)

This report was written by a steering committee of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs). Industry input was obtained from a summit held April 2016 in Houston as well as members from SPE online communities. This Technical Report is based on discussions and conclusions from the summit and is intended to provide guidance on an industry-wide safety management data sharing program. The overall objective of the effort is to: a) eliminate or reduce risk of harm through industry sharing of data, b) to generate information that builds knowledge, understanding and ownership, and c) to disseminate recommended corrective actions to prevent a re-occurrence. It was approved by the SPE Board of Directors in September 2016.

Read the final report "Assessing the Processes, Tools, and Value of Sharing & Learning from Offshore E&P Safety-Related Data"