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Shauna-Noonan
Shauna Noonan

Strengthening the Tools and Methods We Use To Disseminate Knowledge to Members

“To collect, exchange, and disseminate technical knowledge” are not only the first seven words of SPE’s mission, but also what our society has excelled at over its storied history.
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Video: Petroleum Resources Management System

SPE has two new offerings for the PRMS. These are very short videos explaining two of the most complicated topics in the document. Take a look now and watch for more to be added later. Watch now.

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2019 Canada Region Award Winners Announced

SPE awards recognize members for their technical contributions, professional excellence, career achievement and service to colleagues.

This year the Canada Region would like to recognize several well-deserving members who have contributed exceptional service and leadership within SPE, as well as making significant professional contributions within their technical disciplines. View the 2019 recipients.

Key E&P Leaders Participating in SPE's Co-located Events in Colombia

Together, the SPE International Conference on HSE and Sustainability and the Latin America and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPEC), 17–19 March 2020, will offer more than 400 papers across 60 technical sessions designed to engage both industry and external experts in forward-thinking and strategic concepts.

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These events will also feature E&P leaders including Vicki Ann Hollub, President and CEO, Oxy; Olivier Le Peuch, COO, Schlumberger; Fawaz K Bitar, Head of Upstream Executive Office, BP and Chairman, IOGP; as well as a shared exhibition of the latest products and services.

Register early and save USD 200 on these leading events in one location! Signing up for one event provides access to both. Also, enjoy discounted hotel rates when staying at Hilton Bogotá Corferias.

Natural Gas Helps Eliminate Energy Poverty

With a staggering 1 billion people on the planet without access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, natural gas is one key solution to help lift these people out of poverty and improve their quality of life. Since 2000, the International Energy Agency reports that 26% of the gains in access have come from natural gas. And with new discoveries and facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, the future has never looked brighter.

Read more on SPE's new Fueling Progress Blog

Volunteer Translators Sought

We are looking for members who are proficient in another language to help translate glossary terms, articles, and papers from English into other languages. Opportunities include:

  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Portuguese

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    Visit the SPECEF page for more information and to donate online now (SPE login required).

    Scholarship Application Now Available

    The SPE Canadian Educational Foundation (SPECEF) awards scholarships to students studying at Canadian institutions with the goal of a career in the oil and gas industry.

    The application process is now open.

    The deadline to submit is 19 December 2019.

    Learn more.

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