Make plans to attend the pre-eminent technical event for exploration and production in the Latin American and Caribbean regions! Engineers, industry leaders, authorities, authors, and students will benefit from the 2014 SPE LACPEC conference and exhibition to be held in Maracaibo, Venezuela from 21 to 23 May. Strong technical and plenary sessions, special events, training courses, networking opportunities, and more, will make this a remarkable and beneficial platform for all who attend. Register here!
PetroWiki was developed by SPE as a vehicle for knowledge capture and sharing. The initial content was SPE’s seven-volume Petroleum Engineering Handbook (PEH), published in 2006–2007. Now the full text of this useful resource is available online, benefitting the entire E&P industry. SPE members can make a difference by updating this information and including newer technologies in use. Learn how you can contribute here!
SPE seeks to aid faculty in educating the next generation of petroleum engineers and industry leaders. Through this grant, faculty members from around the world receive financial support that enables their participation in SPE programs and activities. Applications will be accepted until 15 May. Learn if you qualify and apply here!
SPE welcomes new members from across the region, including 829 new members in Venezuela! Thank you to Jean Jimenez and Geragg Chourio from PDVSA for their facilitation and collaboration for the addition of these members. New members can get acquainted with SPE by visiting our New Member Resource Center online.
Attention, students! The deadline for Star scholarships and fellowships is quickly approaching. SPE awards more than one million US dollars to support those pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry. Apply by Noon CDT on 15 April. View eligibility and application details.
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