University of Texas student Mr. Clay Austin Pollard recently received the second annual James L. Ellis Memorial scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Clay is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in petroleum engineering and is from Tyler, Texas. He is a past recipient of the East Texas Section of the Society [...]
At the SPE Dallas Section meeting on 9 May, five Dallas section members received their 2012 Regional Awards. Distinguished Lecturer Dennis Dria gave the final presentation of his DL tour on “E&P Applications of Fiber Optic Technologies”.
SPE’s Research and Development Technical Section was created by SPE’s R&D Standing Committee to stimulate R&D activities that improve our industry’s ability to find and to produce oil and natural gas. The Section’s objectives are: To expedite and to facilitate R&D activities with application in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons To provide a forum [...]
The 2012 Western Regional Meeting was hosted by the San Joaquin Valley SPE section in Bakersfield, California. About 500 technical professionals and 200 exhibitors attended the meeting. This year’s theme was ”Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue, 100 year operations, tight shales, smart fields and the Pacific Ocean.” The conference featured two [...]
Here is an update from Los Angeles Basin Section Newsletter: LASPE did itself proud at the Middle School MESA Day, with our volunteers performing as science project competition judges, math test proctors, and giving presentations to students and teachers. Pictures tell the story, and all of our volunteers had a wonderful time, lots of fun, [...]
The Young Professional committee of SPE Bangalore Section organized an education day at Kendriya Vidyalaya in DRDO, Bangalore on 18 February. The event was organized to guide school students interested in mathematics and science towards a career in the oil and gas sector which is one of the most exciting and challenging sectors.
The Billings Petroleum section recently provided outstanding support to the Big Sky Regional Science Bowl, a component of the US Department of Energy National Science Bowl program. The Bowl was held February 3-4, 2012, in Billings, Montana, and attracted a total of 210 students. The section donated five lock-out buzzer systems to use for future competitions, a [...]
In order to promote the knowledge and encourage the development and use of technologies to improve the productivity and recovery of oil fields in the country, the International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Ecuador Section, under the direction of Engineer Italo Cedeño, organized the SPE Conference Ecuador on Enhanced Oil Recovery.
We are pleased to announce that SPE has two new sections in our Middle East region: Kolkata Section Kolkata, India Duliajan Section Duliajan, India Congratulations! See list of all sections »
The 2010-11 Distinguished Lecturer Evaluation Contest is now over, and the winners have been selected! The prize is awarded to three sections, one from each division. The sections winning the USD 500 prize are: Less than 150 members: Michigan Between 151-500 members: North India More than 500 members: Lagos Nigeria Thank you to all section members [...]