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New SPE Technical Section—Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)

SPE has formed a Technical Section to give members the opportunity to focus on Carbon Dioxide Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS), an area of interest for petroleum engineers worldwide. Industry interest in CCUS as a way to reduce emissions and for sequestering or storing carbon dioxide, has increased over the past decade. In response, SPE has stepped up programming in this area.

New Web Event on Human Factors

Attend a web event on “Human Factors in Drilling: Are there practical tools for use at the wellsite?” presented by John Thorogood on 12 November.

New Web Event on Occurrences

This web event will be of interest to all those interested in developing an effective investigation system, and in developing skills in effectively investigating the causes of accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in their environment.

New Web Event on Global Decommissioning

Join Jim Christie on 16 October as he discusses global decommissioning.

New Web Event on Vent Gas Management in Upstream Oil and Gas Operations

Vent Gas Management is an area companies need to explore to increase their bottom line and reduce liability. This talk will be on opportunities, solutions and techniques in Vent Gas Management.

New Web Event on Deepwater Horizon BOP

Join Stan Christman on 7 October as he discusses analyses contained within the U.S. Chemical Safety Board report on the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer.

New Web Event on Major Capital Projects

Listen to a live webinar featuring Stephen Framptoni on 21 August as he discusses "HSSE-SR: Major Capital Projects—Increasing Safety Assurance in Construction, Load out, Transportation, Installation, Hookup and Commissioning."

New Web Event Focused on Rail Car Issues

Attend a web event on “Crude by Rail Car Issues” sponsored by SPE Gulf Coast Section’s Health, Safety & Environment Study Group. Presented by David Friedman, this web event will be broadcast on 29 July.

Business and Human Rights—What is Your Company’s Responsibility?

Join the 9 July web event to hear from three experts and further understand elements of business respect for human rights.

Human Error: Why We Make Mistakes At Work

Join the 17 June web event as Andrew Dingee and Trey Shaffer discuss the root of human behavior and errors in the workplace. This webinar will cover the levels of performance behaviors and review a case study from an US airline accident. The presentation discusses a number of studies that draws upon a growing understanding of how skilled experts are driven by moment to moment task demands, the availability of information, and social/organizational factors and ultimately they continued the plan even when the environment alerted them that another course of action should’ve been sought.