SPE Middle East and North Africa

Director's Blog

Fareed Abdulla

Khalid A. Zainalabedin
SPE Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa

Dear Industry Colleagues,

Ramadan Kareem  

One of my primary objectives as your regional director has been to encourage networking and collaboration, increase participation in section activities, and maintain a high level of technical contribution. We have had a very busy and exciting first quarter with several section workshops and especially with the upcoming Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai on 26 September 2016.

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Call For Papers 

SPE Oil and Gas India Conference and Exhibition
Mumbai, India
4–6 Apr 2017
Deadline: 15 September 2016

SPE Reservoir Characterisation and Simulation Conference and Exhibition
Abu Dhabi, UAE
8–10 May 2017
Deadline: 25 October 2016

SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference
Kuwait City, Kuwait
22–25 October 2017
Deadline: 13 March 2017

Introducing SPE's Members in Transition Toolkit

Through every industry cycle, SPE is steady and supportive. This toolkit provides information, resources, and programs to assist you, during the current downturn.

Find out how.

2016 President Nathan Meehan "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"

"There are advantages to these stormy times. Instead of "chasing rigs" due to high activity levels, we have to innovate. We have to find new ways of solving problems, and we will do so. Our industry will succeed at any product price."

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