SPE has long promoted professionalism by recognizing engineers who are certified, licensed, or chartered. New to SPE.org is a listing of SPE members who have completed the requirements and exam for the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification Program. Also listed for the first time are SPE members* who have informed SPE that they have obtained certification, licensure, or chartering through another entity. *These credentials were submitted by the individual member, and SPE has not confirmed the accuracy of the submission.
You are invited to attend a meeting and dinner hosted by the SPE Research & Development Technical Section and sponsored by Saudi Aramco at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 7 October, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., in the Melrose Room of the Hilton in New Orleans, Lousiana.
There is no charge for attending this dinner meeting. However, due to limited seating, this important function is RSVP only.
- Overview of section activities
- Officer and director elections
- Guest Speaker — Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani, Executive Director, Petroleum Engineering & Development, Saudi Aramco
I hope you will attend the meeting to find out more about the section and to be part of developing the vision for this group.
Chairman, R&D Technical Section
The Drilling Systems Automation (DSA) Technical Section invites you to join us in a half-day workshop that will be held in conjunction with the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana. This important event is scheduled for Sunday, 4 October from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Level 2, Room 209-210 of the Morial Convention Center. Continue reading
The SPE Wellbore Positioning Technical Section will hold its 30th meeting on Thursday 8 October 2009 in New Orleans. Anyone interested in attending should contact Simon McCulloch at Simon.McCulloch@maerskoil.com for online registration procedures.
The cost for those who register in advance is USD 150 including lunch. Anyone who turns up on the day without having pre-registered will have to pay USD 200.
The Nico van Wingen Memorial Graduate Fellowship in Petroleum Engineering will accept applications until 1 November 2009 for up to two fellowships of USD 5,000 annually for PhD candidates who plan to pursue a career in academia. Read more…
There’s still time to signed up to take the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification exam, 3 October. Contact Tom via email, tel: +1.972.952.9452, fax: +1.972.952.9435. You can also still register for the Review for the Principles and Practices Exam Course scheduled for 3-4 October at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.
The boards of the Petroleum Society of Canada and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) have approved a merger agreement that will create a new Canadian organization, SPE Canada, to serve the combined membership of around 4,500 in Canada. SPE Canada will focus on enhancing benefits for members and supporting the Canadian E&P business and technology.
89 SPE sections saw membership increases during the year ending 31 August, but only these sections won the 2008-2009 SPE Section Membership Contest. Of special note are the Terengganu and Warri Nigeria sections who doubled their membership during the same period.