Training Courses

We understand the importance of continuing education for keeping skills up to date, improving expertise or learning new techniques, our programmes and courses help our members maintain high professional standards.

SPE offers courses ranging from introductory to advanced, covering the following technical disciplines:

Upcoming Training Courses in the Middle East and North Africa

Dates Course Title Location Discipline Instructor(s)

15 Sep

Shale Selection, Completions, Fracturing and Production

Cairo, Egypt

Drilling and Completions

George E. King, Distinguished Engineering Advisor, Apache

16 Sep

Field Developments and Technical Solutions—Marginal Fields 

Cairo, Egypt

Reservoir Description and Dynamics

Ahmed Aly, Chairman, Technical Petroleum Services 

3 Nov

Introduction to Fiber Optic Distributed Temperature, Acoustic, and Chemical 

Istanbul, Turkey

Production and Operations  Reservoir Description and Dynamics

James J. Smolen,
Petroleum Computing

25 Nov

Artificial Lift and Production Optimisation—Techniques and Solutions 

Manama, Bahrain

Production and Operations

Rajan Chokshi, Director, Training & Business Development, Production Systems, Weatherford 

25 Nov

Challenging Artificial Lift Solutions—Paradigm Shift to Excellence

Manama, Bahrain

Production and Operations

Sisir Kumar De, Technical Manager, Weatherford  

8 Mar

Forecasting Production and Estimating Reserves in Unconventional Reservoirs 

Manama, Bahrain

Reservoir Description and Dynamics

W. John Lee 

For more information, contact Gehan Megahed at +971.4.457.5875 or fax +971.4.457.3164.

Technical Disciplines

Reservoir Descriptions and Dynamics - Reservoir Description and Dynamics
Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility - Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility
Management and Information - Management and Information
Drilling and Completions - Drilling and Completions
Production and Operations - Production and Operations
Projects, Facilities and Construction - Projects, Facilities and Construction