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Interview with Premraj Dukharan, Trinidad and Tobago Section Chair

In this interview, Premraj Dukharan discusses how serving as an SPE volunteer allows him to engage with other members globally, and helps develop his technical and leadership skills. SPE conferences and technical papers add more value, keeping him current with cutting edge technologies. Dukharan also reflects on how SPE has grown from focusing primarily on petroleum engineering to delivering technical sessions and conferences on almost every aspect of the oil and gas industry. Read complete interview.

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SPE Distinguished Lecturer Program


Featuring speakers from various disciplines and professions, the program emphasizes industry trends, challenges, and technology applications. Each year, 30 or more individuals share their technical expertise through lectures for SPE sections across the globe.

SPE members benefit from more than 450 presentations offered each year. SPE members benefit from more than 450 presentations offered each year. Learn more at www.spe.org/dl.

Learn more at www.spe.org/dl.

Plan Ahead for SPE Student PetroBowl: Regional Qualifier

Get your teams ready for the Latin America and Caribbean most competitive event.

For more information, visit www.spe.org/students/petrobowl or contact lac@spe.org.

Meet Our South America and Caribbean Section Officers


To learn more about South America and Caribbean sections officers, visit www.spe.org/sections.

SPE News: Engineering Technology and History Wiki Launches

In collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and five other engineering societies, SPE has created the Engineering Technology and History Wiki (ETHW). This resource was developed to collect, preserve, and disseminate the history of the engineering profession for the society members and the public.

The collection of content is an ongoing process, so contribute your stories and historical knowledge today!

SPE-Sponsored Grants and Awards  

SPE-sponsored Grants and Awards help faculty educate the next generation of petroleum engineers and industry leaders. Now accepting 2015 applications for:

  • SPE Faculty Innovative Teaching Award
  • SPE Faculty Recruitment Award
  • SPE New-Faculty Research Grant
  • SPE Faculty Enhancement Travel Grant

The first nomination deadline is 15 April.

Get rewarded for a job well done! More informaton »

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