Re-Fracturing: Timing, Prerequisites, Diversion and Application

Join George King on 17 June for his web event that will address the question of when refracs may be economical by examination of production data, geological factors, well layout, and frac design.

 

Join us on 28 May for the Human Factors Technical Report webinar

Ken Arnold, Ford Brett, and Andrew Dingee will present a summary of the two-day Human Factors Summit held In July 2012. This presentation is intended to provide guidance on human factors risks in E&P operations and what can be done to reduce those risks and increase safety.

 

SPE R&D Competition: Help Spread the Word

The oil and gas E&P industry faces big challenges as it rises to meet the world’s growing energy needs. And we don’t have all the answers. For that reason, SPE is holding a Research & Development Competition specifically to encourage researchers from the basic sciences and other engineering disciplines to engage in our six Grand Challenges.

 

Presenting the 2013 SPE Faculty Innovative Teaching Award

This 17 April webinar will feature three recipients of the SPE Faculty Innovative Teaching Award, David DiCarlo, Shenglai Yang, and Phaneendra Babu Kondapi, for their innovative teaching techniques and excellence.

 

Register Today for R&D Study Group—Developing an Artificial Heart with Assistance from Cameron, an Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer

In November 2010 the Texas Heart Institute contacted Cameron asking if they would participate with them from an engineering standpoint in the design and development of the next generation total artificial heart.

 

Predicting Droplet Size Distributions

Join Gene Kouba on 25 June for his web event that will discuss a modified two-parameter methodology in which the minimum droplet size that can be created from available energy along with the maximum droplet size that can survive in the flow are used to characterize the droplet size distribution.

 

SPE Web Event—Social Investment Performance, 29 April

Sonia Gupta and Alison Colwell will discuss successes and challenges in determining social investment priorities, managing design and implementation, assessing social investment performance, and reporting on impact.

 

Join the SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section for a Special Event held in conjunction with the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas

Join the SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section for a Special Event held in conjunction with the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas.

SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section Special Event—Real-Time Data: Access, Analytics, and Decisions to Improve Automated Drilling Operations

 

New SPE Web Event on Wellbore Stability, 20 May

Daniel Moos will review the history of application of geomechanics to wellbore design, discuss the sources of data required to reduce uncertainties, ways in which to recognize the causes of instabilities to allow appropriate remediation, and the pros and cons of various models currently in use within the oilfield.

 

Managing Dual Careers—Work-Life Integration in a 24⁄7 World

Modifications to career planning that better balance specific opportunities with flexibility and leverage the 24/7 technology-enabled work-styles can build and retain a more diverse, highly motivated workforce.

 
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