SPE Middle East and North Africa

Director's Blog

Fareed Abdulla

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

Dear Colleagues,

Eid Mubarak!

I trust that you and your loved ones had a happy and fulfilling Ramadan and that you will continue to enjoy the rest of the summer.

I would like to start by welcoming our newly joined colleagues. Here at SPE MENA, we are very excited to receive another class of talented graduates and I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of you for joining the largest professional petroleum society in the world with over 160,000 members!

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26-28 March 2018
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16-18 Apr 2018 
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29 August 2017
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