Artificial Lift Issues in Horizontal Wells
Experts say US shale producers need to rethink their drilling and completion designs as problems mount for horizontal wells when they go on pump.
The Engineering Gold Rush in Investment Banking
Investment banks are increasingly acquiring in-house technical talent with engineering backgrounds.
Smart Money: How Engineers Are Transforming Traditional M&A
The inevitable wave of mergers and acquisitions that pundits have been predicting will undoubtedly manifest itself at some point.
Seismic Data Looks for New Angles
New seismic data gathering techniques promise better images by gathering more data quicker, seeing past obstructions, and seeking out scarce frequencies.
Transforming to SPE 2.0: The Year in Review
Take a look at how SPE has grown in the past year.
Why the Industry’s Success Depends on Engaging Young Talent
What lessons can be learned from the past? And can the oil and gas industry use them to handle the crisis better this time?
Promising Offshore Discovery Highlights SPE North Africa Technical Conference
Despite challenges, the region offers exciting opportunities such as the recent supergiant gas discovery at Eni's Zohr Prospect.
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Energy Education in the Community
Professionals in the oil and gas industry often receive questions about how industry operations can affect public health, the environment, and the communities in which they operate. SPE’s Energy4me contains a wealth of factual information about the oil and gas industry, how it affects society, and how to explain industry operations and practices to the general public. It's also an ideal educational resource for teachers and students.
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- SPE Partners With IOGP for Outstanding Young Professional Award
The 2015 technical program will focus on deepwater developments. Topics will include exploration and reservoirs, flow assurance and operations, material performance, topside and subsea facilities, and more.