Regional Director Updates
The spring time has already arrived and as we progressively see, the COVID-19 pandemic is receding in most parts of Europe, I truly hope to see more and more in person events organized by our sections. Read more.
The Evolution of SPE’s Membership
Employment is not a direct function of oil prices, but of upstream and midstream investment and activity. Fluctuations in SPE membership generally lag the activity increase or decrease by 1–2 years. It is expected that the current upcycle of activity will contribute to a rebound in membership, especially among the young professionals.
AAPG Virtual Event - SPE Members receive member concession for registration
Next week across 7-9 February 2022 , AAPG Europe is running the Well Planning and Delivery in Unprecedented Times Workshop, a workshop that will bring together specialists from across the disciplines from IOCs, NOCs and service providers as well as academic and independent researchers involved in early well planning through to delivery to identify key factors that play a role delivering wells in a safe, timely and cost effective manner.
With special presentations from contributors including John de Wardt, Magnus Tvedt, John Watters, Simon Hicks and many more!
SPE members can register at the member rate! – when registering for a full member rate, you will receive a complimentary registration to invite a junior colleague at the event!
GAIA Workshop at SPE Europe Regional Section Officers Meeting in Budapest
“What are your daily limits and limitations at home, at your workplace and on the way between?” With this leading question, Alison Isherwood (SPE London Section, Net Zero Committee) and Joschka Röth (SPE German Section, Gaia Regional Liaison for Europe) started their Gaia Workshop at the Novotel Budapest Danube Hotel in Budapest (Hungary) on 25th September 2021. The ultimate aim of the workshop: participants should be able to communicate confidently with everyone about sustainability and planetary limits. Read more about the workshop.
Call for Volunteers
SPE is looking for members to volunteer on committees that manage various programs and activities.
Your knowledge, experience, and participation is needed to help ensure the success of these SPE programs. See the full list of opportunities. There are many local, global, and virtual opportunities that need volunteers. Login with your SPE.org credentials, review the opportunities and apply.
In Their Professional Opinion
Industry Interviews are 30-minute voice-only dialogues with experts about their personal and professional experiences in the oil and gas industry. Recorded live, but archived and available on-demand, these interviews are ready at your convenience even when you are pressed for time. Listen in.
Natural Gas Helps Eliminate Energy Poverty
With a staggering 1 billion people on the planet without access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, natural gas is one key solution to help lift these people out of poverty and improve their quality of life. Since 2000, the International Energy Agency reports that 26% of the gains in access have come from natural gas. And with new discoveries and facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, the future has never looked brighter.
Read more on SPE's Fueling Progress blog
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.
Video: Petroleum Resources Management System
SPE has two new offerings for the PRMS. These are very short videos explaining two of the most complicated topics in the document. Take a look now and watch for more to be added later. Watch now.