SPE Technology Updates

Industry and Society news grouped by SPE technical discipline

New SPE Technical Section: Unmanned Systems

SPE has formed a Technical Section for members to promote the exchange of information and technology, as well as develop understanding of and competence in the area of unmanned systems.

This new technical area covers remotely operated and autonomous vehicle systems, software solutions, and power systems for marine, air, and land environments such as ROVs and drones.

Deepen your learning and share your insights with other SPE members on the subject both virtually and face-to-face.

This section seeks to:

  • Develop capability through workshops and conferences
  • Transfer knowledge through meetings, communication, and PetroWiki
  • Promote safety, professionalism, and social responsibility through ethics, certification, and HSSE-SR
  • Provide public education through STEM volunteering and student competition engagement

Learn more and join today!

Webinar: Creativity: An Imperative for Success

Creativity is necessary to make innovations. The talk will discuss the drivers for creativity and how to facilitate creativity.
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Webinar: Inspiring Leadership based on Engagement

Inspiring Leadership goes beyond Leadership (getting people to do the right things to achieve a result) in the sense that people will feel motivated intrinsically to do those things.
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Drilling Uncertainty Prediction Technical Section (DUPTS) Special Session

The Drilling Uncertainty Prediction Technical Section (DUPTS) will hold a full-day workshop as part of the SPE Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition (ATS&E) on Sunday, 23 April at Le Méridien in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The workshop will include presentations and a breakout session followed by a panel discussion.

The breakout session will be divided into five groups:

  • Drilling Engineering
  • Drilling Operation Optimization
  • Drilling Automation
  • Drilling Analytics and Modelling
  • Impact of Subsurface Information

Webinar: Inspiring Leadership based on Engagement

Inspiring Leadership goes beyond Leadership (getting people to do the right things to achieve a result) in the sense that people will feel motivated intrinsically to do those things.
Find out more about this webinar and register.