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President's Column: The Technology Arm of Sustainability

Sami Alnuaim

2019 SPE President

The oil and gas industry faces three key questions with regard to sustainability. Can we transform oil and gas into a cleaner, efficient source of energy with minimum or zero-net CO2 emissions?

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SPE members can support the SPECEF through one-time or monthly donations. Charitable contributions to SPECEF are tax deductible.

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Canadian Scholarship Winners Selected

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

The goal of SPECEF is to support energy education through various programs, including this annual scholarship. 

View the 2019 recipients.

In Memoriam: Dennis Hahn

It is with sorrow we announce the passing of Dennis Hahn, former chair of the SPE Calgary Section. Dennis was active with SPE at both the section and international levels. He died 2 March in Bolivia, where he was teaching a completions course. Read more…

Now Available: The SPE International App

The New SPE International App allows you access to SPE anytime, anywhere. It has many great benefits: access to our widely used OnePetro® and PetroWiki® platforms, the latest content from SPE magazines and publications which you can tailor to your preferences, and global networking opportunities through SPE Connect. Download now and access SPE at your fingertips.

SPE Online Education: Take Yourself to Greater Depths

Explore your technical knowledge right from your computer with SPE webinars, online training courses, and videos. Join our industry experts as they explore solutions to real problems and discuss trending topics. Learn more.

Unconventional Gas and Tight Oil Exploitation

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New Unconventionals Newsletter

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SPE’s Virtual Career Pathways Fair is looking for volunteers

SPE International is calling for volunteers to participate in our first Virtual Career Pathways Fair! This exciting new opportunity will be an online version of our physical Career Pathways Fair. During this event, we are looking for virtual moderators who can encourage and engage discussion in networking forums. We are also looking for volunteers to give advice on what it is like to do their job in the industry and how people who want to follow your footsteps can best prepare. You can learn more about the volunteer opportunity and sign up here.

ATCE 2019 Coming to Calgary

Plans are already underway for SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) for 2019 in Calgary. As ATCE 2019 will take place 30 September–2 October 2019 in Calgary, the co-located conferences on heavy oil and unconventional resources will not take place next year.

Congratulations to Canada Region Award Winners

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

This year the Canada Region would like to recognize 12 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 2018 recipients.

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SPE sections in Canada offer Technical and Networking Luncheons on a monthly basis. Contact Member Services Specialist Jill Thomas at +1-403-930-5453, or your local section for the upcoming luncheons.

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