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The SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS) and the IADC Advanced Rig Technology (ART) Committee will hold an exciting half-day symposium on Monday, 16 March 2015 from 1300–1700 to discuss the advances in drilling systems automation.
Join Bart Joppe on 8 April from 0830-1000 to hear about "Well Plug and Abandonment."
In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a web event hosted by SPE member Byron Haynes, Jr. P.E. on "How to Write a Good Technical Paper."
Join a 25 March web event presented by Jim Friedheim on "Wellbore Stability and Strengthening."
Listen to a web event on "Addressing Infectious Diseases in Oil and Gas Workplace" presented by Malick Diara on 23 March.
Join Paul Jackson on 22 April as he discusses "Managing Employee Fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan."
Attend a web event on "Drilling Automation Research at the University of Texas at Austin," presented by Eric van Oort and Pradeep Ashok on 27 January.
Learn the basics of oil & gas shale evaluation and current shale “sweet spot” selection, well completion, fracturing, and production technologies for shale reservoirs.
Lasers are on track to provide safe, nonexplosive, damage-free perforations. Current industrial laser technology addresses efficiency, portability, and reliability issues required for successful commercial field applications on all rock types, including shale.