Current Issue

Volume 7, Number 1


President’s Letter

From 2011 SPE President Alain Labastie.

What’s Ahead

Comments from TWA’s editor.

TWA Interview

A conversation with Egbert Ulogo Imomoh, Chairman of Afren Energy Resources.

Technical Leaders’

Kim Code, vice president Technical and Production, Shell Russia, and James S. Wang, business development manager, Oil & Gas China, Cabot Specialty Fluids, talk about the future and potential of emerging markets.

Tech 101

The basics of managed pressure drilling.

Emerging oil regions: Brazil, The Arctic, and West Africa and the Role of Fluid Properties.

Economist’s Corner

Game theory in the oil and gas industry.


A profile of Otto Alcantara Santos of Petrobras.

SPE 101

Technical Interest Groups.

A YP’s Guide to …

What it is like to live and work in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

YP Newsflash

Coverage of young professional events around the globe.

ATCE Workshop

Coverage of the young professionals’ workshop held at the 2010 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Florence, Italy.

YPCC Update

Key initiatives of the Young Professional Coordinating Committee for 2011.

Your Best Shot

Readers submit their best photos on the job.