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Press

Board nominees announced: 2014 President, Slate of Directors

Jeff Spath is the nominee for 2014 Society of Petroleum Engineers president. He and nine others make up the slate of nominees recommended for SPE Board positions by the society’s Nominating Committee and Board of Directors.  Read more »

Society of Petroleum Engineers Debuts Oil and Gas Facilities Magazine; Publication Focuses on Projects, Facilities, and Construction

SPE Contact: Paige McCown, Senior Manager PR/Communications/Social Media, +1 713-457-6826, pmccown@spe.org

Richardson, Texas, USA (16 February 2012) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is pleased to announce the release of its newest magazine – Oil and Gas Facilities. Read more »

SPE Announces Technical Agenda for the 2012 SPE Latin American and Caribbean Conference

Premiere Latin American and Caribbean oil and gas conference set for Mexico City

Richardson, Texas, USA, (January 30, 2012) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPEC) is a 3-day multidisciplinary technical program scheduled for 16–18 April 2012 in Mexico City, Mexico. Read more »

SPE, Getenergy Partner to Bring Education, Training Providers to Industry Events

SPE Contact: Paige McCown, +1 713-457-6826, pmccown@spe.org ; Getenergy Contact: Helen Jones, +44 (0)207 0965 602, helen.jones@getenergyevent.com

Richardson, Texas, USA, (January 17, 2012) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Getenergy  have announced plans to join efforts to bring providers of education, training, and national workforce development to the global oil and gas industry through their events.

The unique partnership will see SPE play a role in Getenergy’s annual global meetings from June 2012 onwards.  Getenergy’s will bring its learning arena exhibitions and specialist knowledge of education and training for the upstream business to some of SPE’s leading global technology and engineering events in the coming 3 years.  Read more »

SPE surpasses 100,000 members globally

Contact: Paige McCown, 713-457-6826, pmccown@spe.org

Richardson, Texas, USA, (January 12, 2012) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) announces it has attained record membership, reaching 104,762 members  globally.  The society has doubled in size in just the past 10 years, driving SPE to offer more programs and services to a truly diverse industry. Read more »

Inaugural Carbon Management Technology Conference Focuses on Reduction, Adaptation

CONTACT: Leigha Burns (+1.972.952.9324, email lburns@spe.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas, USA (28 December 2011)—The first-ever Carbon Management Technology Conference will be held 7–9 February 2012 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Eight engineering societies are sponsoring this conference, bringing together all disciplines to share the latest technologies, strategies and systems related to the management and containment of carbon production. Read more »

2011 SPE Annual Conference in Denver Featured Latest Technologies for Exploration, Production and the Environment

CONTACT: Dana Otillio (+1.972.952.9471, email dotillio@spe.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas, USA (2 November 2011)—The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2011 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) was held this week in Denver, Colorado, and brought together approximately 9,400 oil and gas professionals from 57 countries around the world.

ATCE is one of the leading technical conferences in the upstream oil and gas industry, presenting current best practices and emerging technologies to the engineers, scientists, academia, managers and executives in attendance.Technical presentations covered shale and other unconventional reservoirs, long-term global energy strategy, environmental considerations, remote operations and other important regional and discipline-focused topics.  Read more »

Egbert Imomoh of Nigeria Named 2013 President of Society of Petroleum Engineers

CONTACT: Margaret Watson (+1.972.952.9304 or media@spe.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas, U.S.A. (27 June 2011) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has named Egbert Imomoh of Afren as its 2013 president. Imomoh will take office as president-elect on 2 November 2011 at the close of SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Denver, Colorado, USA. Read more »

Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Global Membership Grows 5% to Record 97,100

CONTACT: Margaret Watson (+1.972.952.9304 or mwatson@spe.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas (3 February 2011) – SPE’s total global membership grew to a record 97,100 oil and gas professionals in 118 countries as of 31 December 2010, up 5% from 92,100 members in 2009. SPE membership has grown 40 % since 2005.

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SPE makes donation for landslide disaster relief to the Cruz Vermelha Brasileira

CONTACT: Margaret Watson (+1.972.952.9304 or mwatson@spe.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas, U.S.A. (26 January 2011) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)  announced today that it is donating US $5,000 to the Brazilian  Red Cross (Cruz Vermelha Brasileira) to assist in relief and recovery efforts in the areas of Brazil affected by recent landslides and floods. Read more »

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