2006 Issue

Volume 2, Number 3


What’s Ahead

Editor Thomas Bruni discusses mentoring's place in the big picture.

The Way Ahead Interview

A conversation with Tony Hayward, Chief Executive, Exploration and Production, BP.

HR Advice

The E&P industry offers young professionals something that no other industry can, writes Klaus
Nussbaumer, Senior Vice President of the Human Resources Div. at Wintershall Group: an international
venue that combines business and technology in a challenging way.


Young professionals speak out on mentoring.

YEPP PerSPEctive

A Saudi Aramco engineer balances work and family.

A new Shell hire reflects on his mentoring experiences.

Pillars of the Industry

How knowledge management enhances technical training programs.

How a program of lectures, structured mentoring, and symposiums has helped develop young professionals in Azerbaijan.

How “moving factors” can affect your career.

Soft Skills

Tips on how to mentor well and how to gain the most from your mentor.

Local Activities Update

Events and activities of young professionals programs around the globe.

International Activities Update

A roundup of SPE young professionals events worldwide.

Student Link

How out-of-the-box thinking can help.

A mentoring experiment at Imperial College, London.

The third international youth forum organized by the SPE Student Chapter of Kazakh Natl. Technical U.

Robert Gordon U. students tour a Weatherford facility.