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Energizing Our Lives

Let's Be Proud of Our Industry

Leigh-Ann Russell, BP, reflects on a sign that reads "I love oil and gas. Let's be proud of our industry."

For more about the contributions of our industry, check our new Energizing Our Lives page.

Reducing Methane Emissions in the O&G Value Chain

Reducing Methane Emissions in the O&G Value Chain

This week's episode of The SPE Podcast provides context around decarbonization and greenhouse gases, reducing methane emissions, best practices, policy & regulation, and innovations in detection & measurement.

Members in Transition

SPE is here to support our members during the extraordinary circumstances of our industry today. We’ve compiled information, resources, and programs to assist our members during the current downturn. 

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SPE Live Broadcasts

Oil & Gas 2050 - Innovation & Sustainability

Oil & Gas 2050: Innovation & Sustainability

Thursday, 6 August 2020 | 0930 CDT

This SPE Live will offer a lively look at oil and gas as and the Energy Transition – the pressures and expectations on the industry to help meet global society’s energy demand while addressing sustainability concerns, the impact of operations on environment and climate.

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Three journals will publish in mid-August, including SPE Journal, showcasing pressure and rate transient analysis, and SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, covering uncertainty assessment, petrophysics, and reservoir management. SPE Production & Operations will cover artificial lift and production analysis.

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.