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News and Updates for SPE Members Worldwide

Impressive Technical Agenda Set For SPE Lacpec In Quito, Ecuador 18-20 November

Society of Petroleum Engineers
Andrea Valencia

Richardson, Texas USA (August 3, 2015) – The Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPEC) hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) will be held 18-20, November in Quito, Ecuador. At the preeminent exploration and production event in the region, attendees can plan to get acquainted with Quito’s cultural heritage sites, visit the Center of the World, and other tourist attractions. With a theme of “People, Planet, and Technology: Innovative Energy Solutions to Challenging Environments,” LACPEC provides the ideal opportunity to learn about emerging trends, explore technical and social challenges related to the upstream petroleum sector, and network with key experts in the field. Continue reading

SPE Awarded for Competency Training Program

Getenergy Recognizes Competency Management Tool For the Global Oil and Gas Industry

Society of Petroleum Engineers
Samantha Sipowicz, APR
Public Relations Manager
+1 713 457-6872

Richardson, Texas USA (1 July 2015) – SPE was awarded the 2015 Getenergy Awards’ Special Association Award celebrating excellence in education and training for the global oil and gas industry. The Special Association Award recognizes SPE’s contribution to advancing education and training with the development and implementation of its Competency Management Tool (CMT).
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Janeen Judah Selected as 2017 President of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

MEDIA CONTACT : Samantha Sipowicz, APR, Public Relations Manager, +1.713.457.6872, media@spe.org

Richardson, Texas, USA (18 June 2015) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has selected Janeen Judah, General Manager for Chevron’s Southern Africa Business Unit, as 2017 president of the international professional society. Judah, who is based in Houston, Texas, will take office as president-elect on 30 September 2015 at the close of SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Houston, Texas USA.

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SPE Releases Technical Report Outlining Proposed Worst-Case Discharge Calculation Methods

The Report is a Resource for Oil Spill Response Planning

HOUSTON, USA (6 MAY 2015) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) releases a technical report based on work done at a Worst-Case Discharge (WCD) Summit in March of 2014. The summit was attended by 68 subject matter experts with the goal of improving the methods of calculating and reporting WCD of oil or gas to the environment resulting from a loss of control (a blowout) during open-hole drilling.

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Highly Focused Technical Program Set For SPE HSE and Sustainability Conference in Bogotá

MEDIA CONTACT : Andrea Valencia
Tel: +1.972.952.1112

Richardson, Texas, USA (4 June 2015) –  Building on the success of the inaugural conference in Lima, Peru, the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Health, Safety, Environmental (HSE) and Sustainability Conference returns to the Latin American region on 7–8 July  in Bogotá, Colombia at the Cosmos 100 Hotel.

Themed “Sharing Best HSE and Sustainability Practices for Balancing Economic Growth, Social Development, and Environmental Protection,” the highly focused technical program offers more than 40 technical papers in 16 technical sessions showcasing technological advances and innovative applications in HSE and sustainability. These technical papers will be available in OnePetro, the largest petroleum engineering library in the world.
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Society of Petroleum Engineers Awards Dr. Heber Cinco-Ley the 2015 SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Legend Award

MEDIA CONTACT : Samantha Sipowicz, APR

Houston, Texas USA (4, February, 2015) – At the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Hydraulic Fracturing Technical Conference today the 2015 Legend of Hydraulic Fracturing Award was given to Dr. Heber Cinco-Ley in recognition for his significant contributions to the technology over a lifetime of work. SPE 2014 President Jeff Spath presented the award to Dr. Cinco-Ley noting his 40-year professional career where he authored more than 100 technical works, was the founding president of the SPE Mexican chapter, received SPE’s Lester C. Uren award, and served in academia and many companies.
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SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference Announces Robust Technical Program

MEDIA CONTACT : media@spe.org

Calgary, Alberta, Canada (19 January, 2015) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers announces the Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference (PCPC) will be held 31 March–1 April 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The highly technical program offers current endeavors, applications, challenges, and new developments pertaining to progressing cavity pumps (PCP) used in the oil and gas industry. Continue reading

The Inaugural SPE CTCE Successfully Offered Technical Knowledge Sharing in Kazakhstan

London, UK (15 December 2014) – The inaugural Society of Petroleum Engineers Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition (CTCE), the first technical oil and gas conference ever to take place in the region, successfully provided technical knowledge sharing to 500 attendees 12-14, November, 2014. CTCE was hosted by Shell and held in partnership with the Kazakh Ministry of Energy and KAZENERGY Association and sponsored by ExxonMobil, KazMunayGaz, Chevron, TCO, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes, BG Kazakhstan, Weatherford, and Inpex. Continue reading

SPE Announces 2016 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dubai

MEDIA CONTACTS: Shae Brotherton, Senior Manager, Marketing Communication, Dubai Business Events (DBE) at S.brotherton@dubaitourism.ae, +971 4 282 1111 Ext: 422; Johan Janssen, Account Manager – DABO&CO at Johan.J@daboandco.com, +971 4 237 8048, +971 5 010 7735; Samantha Sipowicz, APR, Public Relations Manager, Society of Petroleum Engineers at media@spe.org, +713.457.6872

Dubai, UAE  (17 November 2014) – The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) announced  its 2016 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) will be held in Dubai 26–28 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This will be the first time that SPE’s most prestigious conference will be held in the Middle East.
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