SPE Latin America and the Caribbean

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Gail Ramdath

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Medhat M. Kamal

Uptick in Capital Expenditures Highlights the Continued Need for Petroleum Engineering Skills

Spending plans announced by oil and gas companies indicate that about 80% of their budgets are directed toward traditional E&P, efforts to reduce emissions and carbon footprints, and sustainable investment in new energy. It is reasonable to expect that with these budget increases, there will be an uptick in the employment of petroleum professionals.

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Central and South America Energy Updates — What’s the Latest

Dive into the latest energy updates surrounding Central and South America with Aldo Flores-Quiroga, Former Deputy Secretary of Energy for Hydrocarbons at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy and Former Secretary General of the International Energy Forum. Aldo is currently Senior Advisor at FTI Consulting and Senior Fellow at the UT Energy Institute. Watch now.

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