Become an SPE Author
Whether you're interested in writing a paper or submitting a book proposal, SPE has a variety of resources to help you contribute to the knowledge and future of the upstream oil and gas industry.
Conference programs solicit papers throughout the year. Selected papers are published in the conference proceedings and appear in OnePetro.
Submit technical papers for publication in our peer-reviewed journals. We welcome both conference papers and papers submitted directly for review.
If you have an idea for a book manuscript, you can submit a book proposal for review. We publish monographs, textbooks, multi-disciplinary titles, and more.
A list of all the policies governing our publications and authors, including copyright, re-use permissions, distribution, and plagiarism.
A list of common questions regarding our publications, including the peer-review process, presenting a paper at a conference, and how to submit a book proposal.
A list of helpful documents and webpages for authors, including forms, style guides, copyright information, and step-by-step instructions for submittal.