The “Well Integrity Management: A Deepwater Approach” workshop was held 7–8 November 2012 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. “This workshop provided an excellent opportunity for specialists and decision makers to know and talk about the new technologies, best practices, and challenges in the management of well integrity…especially those located in deep waters,” said Otto Luiz Alcantara [...]
Energy4me hosted its first workshop in Canada at the Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference on 1 November 2012. Thirty-six Calgary-area educators put their energy IQ’s to the test in the day-long workshop as they heard from industry professionals, walked through an exhibit tour, and participated in hands-on experiments.
Our 7th Student Technical Conference was held again in the historic setting of the German Oil Museum in Wietze on 18th and 19th October, 2012.
Attending were a diverse group of 55 students from bachelor to PhD level. Most of the students study petroleum engineering, but geosciences, mechanical engineering, and computer sciences were also represented. As in previous years, many nationalities were present with students from Norway, Denmark, Austria, Turkey, and Romania as well as from the German Universities of Freiberg, Clausthal, Braunschweig, and Göttingen.
Students, research scholars, and industry personnel are invited to attend the International Conference on Developing Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources organized by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras with the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the London School of Energy Studies. This event will be held 1-3 March 2013. More information »
Congratulations to the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), runners up in the 2012 PetroBowl held during the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition on 8 October. More than 30 universities from around the world competed, with the Colorado School of Mines taking first place. Congratulations, and thank you to all participants.
The SEG/SBFf/SPE Workshop on Global Perspectives for Deepwater Presalt Exploration and Development, held 11–12 September 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, attracted 187 participants. Pictured above: Wences Gouveia (Shell), Carlos Eduardo Abreu (Petrobras), Gene Walton (BP America, Cochairperson, SPE Representative), Eric Ekstrand (BP America, Cochairperson, SEG Representative); Speaker: Paulo Johann (Petrobras, Cochairperson, SBGf Representative)
SPE, in conjunction with the Mexican Section and with support from Pemex, offered the Petroleum Reserves & Resource Estimation—PRMS Application Guidelines Document Workshop 25–26 September in Mexico City. During the 2-day event, attendees had the opportunity to learn, share experiences, and best practices on the PRMS applications and its guidelines. It also focused on future [...]
The SPE Colombian Section, in conjunction with student chapters and support from the local industry, took the Energy4me program to the most populated island in the world: Santa Cruz del Islote. Volunteers also visited two schools in Bucaramanga. They were guided by Leonel Solano and provided the students with energy resources, distributed Energy4me books, and [...]
Congratulations to the following winners of the recent SPE International Student Paper Contest held at ATCE! These regional winners qualified to compete on the international level. All participants were great and the judges had an extremely difficult challenge. 2012 International Student Paper Contest Winners Undergraduate Division 1st Place - Oliver Wilson, University of Tulsa 2nd Place – Zi-Chen [...]
We are pleased to announce and welcome to SPE the following new student chapters. These new student chapters were just approved at the 2012 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). Congratulations! Dibrugarh University, India Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun, Nigeria All Nations University, Ghana Chongqing University of Science and Technology, China Brigham Young University, USA Nkumba University, [...]