SPE Technology Updates

Industry and Society news grouped by SPE technical discipline

Sustainability Initiative

The Sustainability Imperative: Making the Case and Driving Change

The objective of this course is to provide participants with tools, techniques and knowledge for immediate use to help operators maintain project value through sustainability. Attendees will learn how to apply these tools to:

  • Better manage sustainability risks,
  • Reduce sustainability delays and
  • Maintain or Increase ROI, while
  • Enhancing industry reputation and
  • Mitigating sustainability impacts.

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PCPC

SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference

If your field of work is related to progressing cavity pumps (PCP) then you don’t want to miss this conference! Stay engaged, stay relevant, learn and network with your peers. Held 31 March–1 April 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the conference offers a 6-session program focused primarily on PCP, an outstanding exhibition featuring regional and international companies, unmatched networking functions, and a training course. Register to attend today.

Flow Assurance Technical Section

SPE Flow Assurance Technical Section Presents: Flowline Remediation System

Presenters:
Nikunj Patel, Engineering Manager, Oceaneering International Inc.
Chris Mancini, Flow Assurance SME, Oceaneering International Inc.

When: Thursday, 19 February from 1100 to 1300 hours CDT
Where: Norris Conference Center, CityCentre, 816 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210, Houston, TX
Registration Fee: SPE Member: USD 40, Nonmember: USD 50

Program Agenda
1100–1130: Registration and Networking
1130–1300: Lunch
1200–1300: Presentation and Q&A

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Web Events

Web Event: How to Write a Technical Paper

In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a web event hosted by SPE member Byron Haynes, Jr. P.E. on “How to Write a Good Technical Paper.”  In this presentation, Haynes will cover both basics and some more advanced methods for authors.  Post presentation, he will field questions from participants.

Web Events

Web Event: Coping Successfully in Volatile Times

Join a live web event on “An Agenda for the Lull: Coping Successfully in These Volatile Times” presented by Neeraj Nandurdikar on 21 April. This presentation will draw upon the vast Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA) database of capital projects and lessons learned to present an agenda for the lull. Specifically, discussions will be around the things businesses should be doing right now that will make their companies emerge stronger from this crisis, as well as discuss the easy and tempting short term tactics that will actually end up weakening firms and the industry in the long run.

Web Events

Web Event: Infectious Diseases

Listen to a web event on “Addressing Infectious Diseases in Oil and Gas Workplace” presented by Malick Diara on 23 March. This presentation will cover Infectious diseases threats, prevention and control of such threats, case studies, and more.

Web Events

Web Event: Enterprise Resource Planning and HSSE

Attend a web event on “What about HSSE? – Why early inclusion of HSSE into enterprise resource planning efforts makes sense” presented by Jeff Morgheim on 31 March. This web event will show why HSSE should be included in ERP efforts, discuss the value consequences of not including HSSE, and suggestions on how to make the business case for why HSSE should be included in scope from Day One.

Web Event: Crude and Refined Product Metering

Join a live web event on 11 February presented by the PFC Study Group on “Crude and Refined Product Metering – Meter Selection for Loading/Unloading Applications and Meter Proving.” This webinar will discuss the basic operating principles of four metering technologies, as well as the application range of each one of these technologies in terms of viscosity and flow rate.

This is the second in the four part PF&C Spring Series.