Member Benefits

Conference and Workshop Discounts

SPE members get discounts on registration to hundreds of conferences, workshops, and courses every year. That means direct access to innovative technologies, technical knowledge, and interaction with colleagues to help you continue your professional development. Discover upcoming events in your region or area of technical interest.

Books and Magazines

As a member of SPE, you’ll receive a discount on every title in the SPE Bookstore, including e-books. Members also receive a complementary subscription to the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT), the Society’s flagship magazine, and the JPT email newsletter. Members receive discounts on subscriptions to other SPE journals, which provide peer-reviewed content in specific fields of interest.


Technical Papers and Libraries

Enjoy access to OnePetro, one of the industry’s largest online technical libraries allowing you to search, purchase, and download more than 180,000 technical documents from multiple professional societies. You can also discover opportunities to present technical papers in a journal or at a conference, sharing knowledge with your peers. Explore an archive of historical AIME transactions.

Career Advancement

Learn about leadership and volunteer opportunities to help you build industry relationships though service to the society. Members are also automatically qualified for membership in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). Access the Career Center for tools to help you keep developing new skills.


The SPE Competency Management Tool is a complimentary, members-only tool to help professionals identify their knowledge gaps and move forward in their career.


SPE members can take advantage of a variety of discount programs, including:

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