South America and Caribbean

OTC Brasil—Only Two Weeks Away

Fernando Filho, Brazil’s Minister of Mines and Energy; Pedro Parente, Petrobras CEO; Solange da Silva Guedes, Petrobras E&P Executive Director; Lord John Browne, Consultant; and other top energy executives will gather at OTC Brasil, 24-26 October, in Rio de Janeiro to discuss the most productive and lucrative offshore opportunities in the country.

Fernando Filho, Brazil’s Minister of Mines and Energy, will speak at OTC Brasil this month.


Watch Jorge Camargo, IBP President and João Carlos de Luca, OTC Brasil General Chairman, to discover why the conference is the platform to power the offshore energy industry forward.



OTC Brasil Names 2017 Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients

Mark your calendars for the Distinguished Achievement Awards Luncheon at OTC Brasil on 25 October in Rio de Janeiro.


OTC Brasil will recognize Paulo Cuoto for individual achievement and Shell BC-10 Life of Field Seismic Monitoring System for corporate achievement.


Awards will be presented by Pedro Parente, Petrobras CEO. These achievements recognize truly significant contributions to the offshore sector. Read the press release (pdf).

Native Language Webinar Series

SPE has launched a two-year webinar series in five languages to better serve our members.

Presentations will be given in Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Portuguese and Arabic, and will cover non-technical topics.

Make sure you renew your membership to get free access to the live and on-demand webinars.

SPE's webinar program is funded by the SPE Foundation. View a complete list of upcoming webinars.

Looking For a Place to Discuss Non-technical Topics?

SPE has launched a new online community, Open Forum, sponsored by SPE’s Soft Skills Committee!

In this community, you can discuss non-technical topics like leadership and business skills.

Look for an email in your inbox with more information!


Raise your company's profile—Submit your proposal for the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference

Share your latest projects at the SPE Trinidad and Tobago Section Energy Resources Conference, 25–26 June 2018 at the Hyatt Regency on the modern waterfront of downtown Port of Spain.

The conference gathers key E&P players from IOCs and NOCs to advance scientific knowledge on maximizing productivity and recovery of oil and gas through the integration of technology, assets, and organizations.

Submit your paper proposal by 30 November 2017.

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SPE student chapters throughout Mexico are volunteering their time, effort, and energy to help victims of the earthquakes of 7 and 19 September. View the post on Facebook.

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For a limited time, members of the following countries can take advantage of a reduced professional membership fee of USD 50*:

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Renew today to continue to receive discounted SPE event registration, a subscription to the Journal of Petroleum Technology® (JPT), access to OnePetro® and more. For questions, contact

*Applies to 2018 dues only. Offer expires 31 December 2017.





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