SPE Asia Pacific Office Moves
SPE’s Asia Pacific office in Kuala Lumpur will move to a new location on 4 February.
The new address is: Level 35, The Gardens South Tower Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The office’s telephone and facsimile numbers will remain the same.
Latin American/Caribbean Region to Host New Conferences
SPE’s Latin America and Caribbean region is introducing two new technical conferences this year. They are the SPE Artificial Lift Conference–Americas, and the Latin America and Caribbean Health, Safety, Social Responsibility and Environment Conference.
New technologies are improving artificial lift performance and eliminating the current reactive approach. The artificial lift conference will showcase these new technologies involving all aspects of artificial lift systems, allowing participants to see the full interactive circle of technologies and competencies. The event will take place 21–22 May in Cartagena, Colombia.
The regional health, safety, social responsibility, and environment conference will be held on 26–27 June in Lima, Peru. The theme is “Sustainable Solutions for Challenging HSE Environments in Latin America and the Caribbean.”
Distinguished Lecturer Visits SPE Ecuador Section
A Distinguished Lecture on “Advances in Reservoir Management Technologies” was hosted by Ecuador’s minister of nonrenewable natural resources, Wilson Pástor, and more than 200 attendees from the Ecuadorian energy community in December. Economist Carlos Marx Carrasco, the director general of the Ecuador Internal Revenue Service, and Zhang Xing, executive president of Andes Petroleum Ecuador, also spoke at the event.