President Giovanni Paccaloni introduces the publication and outlines his vision for The Way Ahead.
Editor Thomas Bruni explains how this new SPE publication will serve the needs of young professionals.
An introduction about the members of The Way Ahead Editorial Committee.
A conversation with Schlumberger Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Gould.
The Job Market in the Oil Business.
Young professionals discuss how they feel about their current jobs and their prospects for career advancement.
More Than a Regular Job • Michael A. Minyard comments on his career experiences.
How To Write Technical Papers and Journal Articles. Ron Dusterhoft, Halliburton, and Jim Giddens, Valley Forge Technical Information Services, offer a primer on writing solid technical papers.
A Changing Role for the Petrophysicist? Heriot- Watt U. professor Patrick Corbett assesses the evolving role of the petrophysicist and imagines what the future will hold.
You Cannot Avoid Communicating • The rudiments of speaking and listening in personal and group settings.
A summary of young professionals’ activities in SPE’s London, Aberdeen, Delta,
Italian, and Netherlands sections.
A roundup of SPE young professional events worldwide including the ATCE Leadership
Conference, the Gulf Coast Section’s ELP workshop, an education colloquium, and awards and honors recently won by SPE members.
How SPE young professional programs are reaching out to students.
Older issues of TWA in downloadable PDF files.
The TWA 2009 Editorial Board
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