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 Alexander Restrepo! He has been awarded the 2012 Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship. His scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Alex is a graduate of the Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico. While attending high school, Alex was selected to attend the Nation Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C, where he explored [...]
The SPE Brazil Section participated in the 2013 Rio Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition on 17–19 September 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The SPE Mexican Section participated in the Mexican Petroleum Congress 9-13 September in Mexico City. With this event, the Mexican Section was able to display the benefits of our association to some of the most influential individuals in the region’s E&P industry.
Thank you to all section members for attending Distinguished Lecturer meetings and submitting evaluations during the 2011-12 DL season. The winners of the 2011-12 DL Evaluation Contest are: Less than 150 members: Balikipapan Between 150-500 members: None Qualified (must submit evaluations for each lecture) More than 500 members: Thailand A new DL season (2012-13) begins in September. The [...]
The President’s Award for Section Excellence recognizes SPE sections who display exemplary efforts in technology dissemination, section operations, member benefits, society and community benefits and innovation. The awards are presented to an officer of each section during the President’s Luncheon at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition. 2012 President’s Award for Section Excellence Aberdeen [...]
Congratulations to the SPE Colombian Section celebrating 45 years! The SPE Colombian Section is celebrating 45 years of excellence. To celebrate this big milestone the section organized a reception on July 5 in Bogota, Colombia. During the reception, attended by over 180 members, they awarded their outstanding members in the following categories: Excellence, Integrity, Professionalism, [...]
We are pleased to announce that SPE has two new sections: Northwest Russia Section Saint Petersburg, Russia Lisbon Section Lisbon, Portugal Congratulations! See list of all sections »