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Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Worldwide Membership Grows to Record 92,100

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


RICHARDSON, Texas 3 (February 2010) – Total 2009 membership in the Society of Petroleum Engineers reached a record 92,100 members in 117 countries, a 4 percent increase over 2008. The number of young professional members age 35 and under also increased. Read more »

Society of Petroleum Engineers and European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Sign Agreement for Intersociety Cooperation

Contacts:
Margaret Watson, Society of Petroleum Engineers
+1-972-952-9304,
mwatson@spe.org

Amanda Zwemmer, European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers
+31 88 9955055, azw@eage.org

RICHARDSON, Texas (9  December 2009) — The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) have formalized an agreement to work collaboratively for the benefit of their members on  joint events, young member programs and other services. Read more »

CSUG and SPE to Present New Canadian Conference on Unconventional Resources

Contact:

Dana Otillio
+1.972.952.9471
dotillio@spe.org

RICHARDSON, Texas, USA (4 November 2009)—The Canadian Society for Unconventional Gas (CSUG) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) will present a new, joint meeting, the Canadian Unconventional Resources and International Petroleum Conference, scheduled for 19–21 October 2010 at the BMO Center at Stampede Park in Calgary, AB, Canada.

The new conference combines and broadens topics that were previously covered by CSUG’s Annual Unconventional Gas Conference and the Petroleum Society of Canada’s Canadian International Petroleum Conference (CIPC) to create a premier international event presenting the latest knowledge on finding, developing, and producing unconventional gas and heavy oil in Canada and around the globe. Read more »

Society of Petroleum Engineers and Society of Exploration Geophysicists Sign Agreement for Intersociety Cooperation

CONTACT:
Margaret Watson, Society of Petroleum Engineers
+1-972-952-9304 or mwatson@spe.org)

Whitney Emerick, Society of Exploration Geophysicists
(+1-918-497-5523 or wemerick@seg.org)

RICHARDSON, Texas (26 October 2009) — The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) have formalized an agreement for intersociety cooperation to benefit their global membership through joint events, programs and services.
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2009 ATCE Attracts 8,000 Professionals to New Orleans

Contact:

Dana Otillio
+1.972.952.9471
dotillio@spe.org

RICHARDSON, Texas, USA (8 October 2009)—The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2009 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) was held this week in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and brought together approximately 8,000 oil and gas E&P professionals from around the world.

ATCE 2009 featured technical sessions with approximately 375 papers on innovative technologies, case studies and best practices. More than 390 exhibiting companies, utilizing 88,800 sq ft of exhibit space, featured the latest products and services in the E&P industry. Read more »

Historic ATCE Program Selection Meeting Ends in Hang-Ups

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

Until this year, the committee meeting to select the program for the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition could take up to two days to complete. Some committee members commuted two or three additional days, just to get to the meeting. Last year, the committee whittled the time down to a couple of hours, but there was still the extraordinary expense of time and money just to get to the meeting. That was then. Read more »

Fraudulent Check Warning

CONTACT: Cheryl Finnerty (+1.972-952-9424)

Over the last 10 days it has come to our attention that criminals are using SPE’s corporate name in an attempt to commit fraud on the public.

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Society of Petroleum Engineers Membership Increases to 88,000 Worldwide at 2008 Year-end

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

RICHARDSON, Texas (9 February 2009) – Total professional and student membership in the Society of Petroleum Engineers reached a record 88,000 members worldwide in 2008, up 11 percent over 2007. The number of members age 35 and under also increased to 23 percent of total membership.

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SPE Commends US Securities and Exchange Commission for Modernizing Rules Governing Oil and Natural Gas Reserves Reporting

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

RICHARDSON, Texas (5 January 2009) — The Society of Petroleum Engineers praised the US Securities and Exchange Commission for modernizing its rules governing oil and natural gas reserves reporting, which the SEC announced in a press release on December 29, 2008.

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Archived Press Releases

Meetings

14 Nov 2007 SPE Annual Conference Emphasized People and Technology for Meeting Worldwide Energy Demand
21 Mar 2007 SPE Asia Pacific Health, Safety, Security and Environment Conference and Exhibition
27 Sep 2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Conference Focuses on Technology to Meet Future Energy Demand
25 Sep 2006 SPE to Honor Award Recipients and Distinguished Members at ATCE 2006
10 Aug 2004 ASME-IPTI and SPE to Jointly Sponsor Technical/Scientific Workshops

Reserves

11 Apr 2007 SPE Approves New Petroleum Resources Management System
16 Oct 2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers Posts Updated Reserves Definitions for Industry Comment
28 Jun 2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers and UNECE Implement MOU to Develop a Global Harmonized Classification System for Petroleum Resources
07 Feb 2006 Society of Petroleum Engineers Encouraged by CERA Endorsement of SPE Standards for Evaluating Oil and Reserves

SPE News

29 Jan 2008 Society of Petroleum Engineers Membership Reaches New High; Over 79,000 Members Worldwide at 2007 Year-end
30 Oct 2007 Chevron, SPE Announce Two-Year Agreement To Underwrite Student Member Dues
29 Oct 2007 SPE Opens Moscow Office to Serve Growing Russian Membership
12 Apr 2007 Professional Societies Launch OnePetro.org: Online Multi-Library Resource for Energy Technical Papers
19 Jan 2007 SPE Board Member Selected as Houston Area Engineer of the Year
20 Jul 2006 Professional Societies Announce New Joint Search Service
23 Mar 2005 BJ Services Sponsors SPE Online eLibrary for Students
27 Sep 2004 SPE Launches Training Marketplace
12 Aug 2004 E&P Associations Launch Virtual Student Expo
29 Jan 2004 SPE Membership Reaches Highest Ever
21 Jan 2004 SPE Launches Online Consultants Directory

 

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