SPE Balikpapan Section and SPE International donated more than USD 20,000 to aid victims of natural disasters in Indonesia and the Philippines occurred in September 2009. Continue reading
Congratulations to the newest student chapters just approved!
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Prince Adagwe, Schlumberger, an SPE Ambassador Lecturer, spoke recently on the status of the worldwide petroleum industry to members of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology SPE Student Chapter. More than 90 students and guests attended. The Ambassador Lecturer program is designed to connect students with young professionals who are 35 years old or younger.
SPE Student Members of the Rajiv Gandhi School of Engineering in Chennai, India hit the ground running, so to speak, in their first year as an SPE Student Chapter. In one month the chapter hosted a field trip for juniors and sophomores to help them understand the practical perspective of their studies; conducted a number of video presentations to help make learning more enjoyable and illustrative; launched the “SPE School,” an initiative to enhance the communication and leadership skills of students, and which will also act as an internal knowledge sharing forum; and launched a job seeker’s forum aimed at providing assistance to final year members to fine tune their job searching skills. Continue reading
The Canadian Section picked the Calgary Zoo as the site for their annual Volunteer Appreciation Night on 4 June 2009. After dinner, awards were presented recognizing service to the section during the past year. Following the presentation of gifts, section members and their families had an opportunity to tour the zoo.