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Webinar: Ethical Considerations When Changing Employers

Many in the oil and gas industry have been affected by the downturn and have found a new job or will find employment in the future. Not only will this presentation satisfy an ethics PDH, it will also be a great opportunity to learn of the many legal obligations employees need to be aware of during transition.

Please join us on 17 May at 1200 Central Time to hear more on this topic.

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Applications are open for SPE Faculty Enhancement Travel Grants. If you are a university faculty member looking for financial support to attend SPE conferences, workshops, and forums apply online today.

Webinar: Protecting the Digital Oil Field from the Emerging Cyber Threats

No matter what we call our Digital Oil Fields -- intelligent, smart, integrated -- the ultimate fact is that those fields are data-driven oilfields that are interconnected in between and integrated with business networks and systems. We do understand that there is no fully secure system on this earth, however we can still have an advanced level of robust cyber security controls that can be injected during the design of the digital oil field that makes it robust against the emerging cyber threats. Join Ayman Al Issa on 11 May for this webinar.

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Webinar: Personal Branding

Career Management Expert Molly Green will provide advice to professionals who want to raise their level of influence in their area of expertise, stand out in a crowded market and ultimately create new career opportunities for themselves in this webinar.
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Webinar: Intrinsic Motivation: A Business Imperative

Giovanni Paccaloni's upcoming live webinar "Intrinsic Motivation: A Business Imperative" will be held on 9 March at 0830 Central Time.

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Have you seen an exciting lecture on a topic relevant to the E&P industry? Help us identify the best lecturers for the 2017-2018 season by nominating a colleague today. Submit your nomination by 15 March.

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Now until 15 February, the Society of Petroleum Engineers is accepting nominations for outstanding work in the E&P industry. Take this opportunity to help your dedicated colleagues get the recognition they deserve. Visit the Awards page for more information.

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Web Event: Recent Advances in Rate-Time Analysis

Babafemi A Ogunyomi will discuss Recent Advances in Rate-time Analysis: Application to Production Date From Unconventional Oil Reservoirs at 0800 on 10 December.

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Big Data - Today's O&G Challenge

"Big data combined with smart people and smart software is proving to be very powerful." (Jeff Spath, 2014 SPE President; JPT January 2014)

What is "big data"? The term "big data" refers to more than simply a large volume of different types of data, both structured and unstructured, with varying degrees of accuracy. It also includes a suite of applications providing solutions and analysis -- a data-centric method adept at uncovering otherwise invisible patterns and connections by linking disparate data types.

Large volumes of data are nothing new to the oil and gas industry. With the continued world-wide expansion of Intelligent Digital Oilfield (DOF) assets and projects, coupled with the exponential growth in the volume and complexity of acquired data, the industry needs to rapidly adapt to a new generation of technology and processes.

Find out more about Big Data in the following SPE resources:

Management: Using Big Data Analysis Tools To Understand Bad Hole Sections on the UK Continental Shelf Joe Johnston, CGG, and Aurelien Guichard, Teradata (Journal of Petroleum Technology, October 2015).

Next Generation of Smart Reservoir Management: The Eminent Role of Big Data Analytics, SPE Forum Series, 18-21 January 2016, Dubai, UAE.

Transforming E&P Applications through Big Data Analytics, SPE On-Demand Web Event, 9 July 2015.

Petroleum Data Driven Analytics Technical Section