Enhance Your Skills

The Role of Soft Skills in a Challenging Environment
“We expect the soft skills initiative to enable future generations to sustainably carry out the mission and function of our industry, and to help members reach SPE’s vision to ‘enable the global oil and gas E&P industry to share technical knowledge needed to meet the world’s energy needs in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.’ Soft skills, the primary vehicles for the application of technology and technical knowledge to deliver sustainable business results, are complex.” Read more.

Contributing to PetroWiki is an ideal way for retired or unemployed members to stay engaged and demonstrate their expertise. PetroWiki was created from the seven volume Petroleum Engineering Handbook (PEH). SPE members update and expand content from the published version. Moderators ensure that the information found in PetroWiki is technically accurate.

SPE Competency Management Tool–Assess Readiness for a New Role
The SPE Competency Management Tool is a free online member benefit that allows you to assess your current professional capabilities against one of 41 key E&P job models. All personal data and results remain confidential.  Members will be able to use the self-assessment results to generate an Individual Development Plan to address competency gaps. Get started now.

Petroleum Engineering Certification EYS
SPE's PE Certification program provides you with the opportunity to obtain an international credential recognizing your petroleum engineering knowledge. You may be exempt from the exam if you have previously passed a written examination to practice as a registered, licensed, chartered, or professional engineer. Currently, U.S. PE licenses from the 52 state/territory jurisdictions, certifications from Alberta, Canada, and certifications granted by Indonesian IATMI are approved for waiver. If qualified for a waiver, you can earn the SPE Credential by sending in an application and paying the $150 application fee.

SPE League of Volunteers
Volunteering is a means of exhibiting your professional expertise and honing skills while you’re in transition. Opportunities such as Global Training Instructor, Ambassador Lecturer, and Mentor are always available.