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Feeling isolated? Though we’re all going through these extraordinary circumstances individually, the SPE community gives us an opportunity to go through it together – and come out better on the other side. Connect with colleagues, build your network, and tap into member benefits. Read more.

Members in Transition Toolkit

Through every industry cycle, SPE is steady and supportive. Our Members in Transition toolkit provides information, resources, and programs to assist you during the current downturn. Learn more.

SPE Event Updates

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many SPE conferences and workshops have been postponed or cancelled and other activities are affected. View the latest schedule information here.

Energizing Our Lives

Engineers Can Solve World Problems

Engineers have a curiosity trait, needing to know why and how things work. Isaac Aviles suggests those talents be used by answering a calling to solve world problems. How can we improve society? How can we move in a better direction?

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

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SPE Talks T: Shauna Noonan

SPE Staying Strong (with Shauna Noonan)

In this week's episode of The SPE Podcast, 2020 SPE President Shauna Noonan discusses staying strong, a key component to her "strengthening the core" message.

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As SPE Journal celebrates its 25th year, the April issue is available now, offering 30 high-impact research papers on topics such as: Drilling in the North Sea, Acid Stimulation, Asphaltene Deposition, and Unconventional Resources.

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.