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Positively Impacting the World Through Responsible Energy Development

Jeanne-Mey Sun, Baker Hughes, discusses why she believes the oil and gas industry offers employees a great opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. This clip is from the 2019 ATCE Opening General Session.

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The SPE Podcast: Scott Tinker

The SPE Podcast: Perspectives on Energy Poverty with Scott Tinker

Scott Tinker joins The SPE Podcast to discuss energy poverty around the globe. Tinker shares stories from his travels and provides insights into solutions during his discussion with Glenda Smith, VP of Communications, SPE.

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The first journal issues of 2020 are available in OnePetro. SPE Journal and SPE Production & Operations are celebrating milestone years with their 25th and 35th volumes, respectively. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering delves into the subjects of unconventional reservoir development, enhanced oil recovery, and petrophysics.

PetroWiki is a free resource from SPE created to answer many basic petroleum engineering and operational questions. SPE members can update or add to PetroWiki content to share their expertise.

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Your section or chapter can encourage primary and secondary students to pursue careers in science, math, technology, and engineering by participating in classroom visits. Hands-on experiments engage students while simultaneously teaching them about energy.