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.

 

SPE Applying the Best Technologies in Extremely Sensitive Environments Workshop

This applied technology workshop highlights state-of-the-art technologies and their impacting role on social responsibility strategies in extremely sensitive environments (ESE). This multidisciplinary workshop will deal with the most outstanding challenges and achievements in advanced Technology as they apply to Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Social Responsibility (HSSE SR). Social Responsibility (SR) is rapidly becoming a central part of O&G operations.

 

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.

 

Water Treating—Taking the Mystery out of Water Soluble Organics

Join John Walsh on 10 June for a webinar discussing the fundamentals of water soluble organics and chemical and mechanical methods for their removal.

 

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.

 

Embedding Sustainability Into Operations, 21 January

The increasing demand for production of oil and gas continues and for sustainability purposes, basic sustainability principles should be considered for the future of our industry.

 

New Technical Section—Water Management and Handling

SPE has formed a new Technical Section to give members the opportunity to focus on water-related issues in the upstream oil and gas industry. The objective of this community is to expedite, facilitate, and provide a forum for discussion and cooperation on water handling and management.

 
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