South America and Caribbean

LACPEC: A Message from the SPE President


“This year’s LACPEC will be an incredibly valuable event because it provides actionable insights, expert know-how, and strategic partnership potential to capitalize on the region’s oil and gas opportunities.”

- 2017 SPE President Janeen Judah, Chevron.


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Create Strategic Partnerships for Capitalizing on the Region’s Mature Fields

For the first time, SPE is hosting the SPE Latin American and Caribbean Mature Fields Symposium. It brings together oilfield service operators, drilling companies, academia, and E&P stakeholders to discuss alternatives to prolong field life with advance technology, cost efficiency, and safety. Register early and save USD 100!

OTC Brasil: Gain Industry Recognition and Stand Out Among Your Peers

Become an integral part of OTC Brasil's tradition of technical excellence and seize the opportunity to share your latest technical achievements, enhance your reputation as an E&P leader, and contribute to the advancement of the industry. Submit your paper proposal today!

SPE Regional Awards

You still have time to nominate a colleague for an SPE Regional Award. Take this opportunity to help your dedicated colleagues get the recognition they deserve. The nomination deadline has been extended to 15 March. Visit the Awards page for more information.


Nominations Underway for the Distinguished Lecturer

Do you know someone who is an authority in their field and an experienced public speaker?
If so, nominate them for this elite SPE program.

Learn more about the nominations procedures and discover how it can be one of life’s most rewarding experiences.


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Engineer’s Week

During 19-25 February, SPE members around the world will be celebrating Engineer's Week. Join the conversation by sharing a video, photo, or statement about why you love being an engineer using #eweek2017 on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.
Watch featured member Luciano Fucello of the Argentine Petroleum section.


Section Spotlight:
Golfo San Jorge

The Golfo San Jorge section’s focus on mature field management helped spark new ideas and drove SPE’s mission. Its strong member event attendance showed enthusiasm and support. Big kudos for winning the President’s Award for Section Excellence last year. Pictured above, 2016 chairperson Gonzalo Perez Cometto received the section's award at 2017 ATCE in Dubai.

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