Category Archives: Press

Schlumberger’s Jeff Spath Named 2014 President of Society of Petroleum Engineers

MEDIA CONTACT:  Paige McCown, Senior Manager PR/Communications/Social Media, +1.713.457.6826, media@spe.org

Richardson, Texas, USA (26 June 2012) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has named Jeff Spath, vice president of industry affairs for Schlumberger Limited in Houston, as 2014 president. Spath will take office as president-elect of the 100,000-member international organization on 10 October 2012, at the close of SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Continue reading

Australia to host 2013 Unconventional Resources Conference

The 2013 Unconventional Resources Conference and Exhibition (URCE) will be held 11-13 November 2013 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The conference, the first for SPE in the region, will provide an ideal opportunity for attendees to focus on the evolution of the unconventional resources sector internationally, to discuss technical and commercial innovations and best practices, and to allow participants to appreciate the diversity, opportunity and capacity for growth. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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.  Continue reading

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. Continue reading

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.  Continue reading