An agreement for mutual endorsement has been made between the ARPEL 2013 Oil and Natural Gas Conference in Latin America & the Caribbean, and the SPE 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Health, Safety, Social Responsibility, and Environment Conference.
SPE South America and Caribbean Regional Director Nestor Saavedra announced the appointment of Leonel Ramiro Pérez Solano to Regional Focal Point (RFP). He will serve the region in matters related to SPE Young Professionals and Student Chapters.
Read a letter from Saavedra outlining his new roles and responsibilities »
SPE conducts a series of global integrated workshops where each event travels to different locations around the globe. The second occurrence of such workshop was in Rio de Janeiro, 6–7 March 2013, under the title “Production Forecasting.” Read more about this workshop »
Brazilian universities that received awards for 2012 included Gold Award recipients Federal Fluminense University, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, State University of Campinas, Federal Fluminense University North. The 2012 Outstanding Student Chapter Award went to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.