All posts by Mariya Saakova

SPE Bergen's One Day Seminar Attracts Hundreds of Attendees

The 17th One Day Seminar organized by the SPE Bergen section brought together more than 400 attendees. Operator attendance exceeded 25%, with delegates and speakers from several oil companies. The Young Professionals Workshop, a new feature of this year’s seminar, was visited by 80professionals. The seminar also brought together more than 60 high-end technical presentations. For more details, soon-to-be-posted presentations and pictures, visit SPE Bergen’s section website.

Dr. Behrooz and SPE-KFUPM Officers Agree Challenges and Opportunities Lie Ahead

“There is so much I want to share,” Dr.Behrooz said during his meeting with SPE-KFUPM officers. “We are going through a bulge of retirement that requires us to ensure that students accelerate their development in an industry where little matters. Also, the demand is increasing and our reserves are declining,” Dr. Behrooz added. In response, Mohammed AlGhazal from KFUPM said: “We are aware that there are plenty of resources, but they are more increasingly difficult to unlock. However, challenges often end up pushing us to be more creative and innovative in the way we work”. Continue reading

SPE Tyumen Student Chapter Organizes a Conference, Meets With Leoben Student Chapter

The 1st International Oil & Gas Forum was organized by Tyumen State Oil & Gas University SPE Student Chapter. Papers were presented by students who were elected to go to “East Meets West” ISTC in Krakow, Poland. In general, young scientists had no experience of participating in such events. They needed to present their papers in English– it was good training before such an important conference in Europe. Continue reading