Naturally occurring radioactive material from deep in the Earth is sometimes a byproduct of exploration and production in the oil and gas industry. Although some experts say currently produced levels are not a cause for concern, Alex Wagner and Robert Morris are working to stay ahead of the curve and educate the public about technologically enhanced, naturally occurring radioactive materials.
SPE is expanding its course offerings in the Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Social Responsibility (HSSE-SR) and Projects, Facilities, and Construction disciplines in time for its Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. Within the HSSE-SR discipline, SPE is offering the course Understanding Communities, another in a series of courses under the Sustainability Professional Development Program. The objective of this course is to provide participants with tools and an approach to study and better understand communities in which they operate.
In an effort to create Web-delivered content that addresses some of the more challenging issues in the oil and gas industry, SPE is considering the implementation of PetroTalks, a platform for SPE to share major presentations from key conferences, applied technology workshops, and summits.