SPE Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional Director

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Carlos Pedroso

Carlos Pedroso is an experienced professional of 35 years in well construction (DW), completions operations (CWI), stimulation, sand control and flow assurance, with 25 years working in offshore (deepwater) operations.

President's Column

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Terry Palisch

Creating Our Energy Future: May 2024

SPE President Terry Palisch is joined by Jennifer Miskimins, department head of petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, to discuss the academic aspect of petroleum engineering and its future.

Listen to the podcast or read the transcript.

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Don't Miss the 2024 Student Symposium

Embark on a transformative journey at the 2024 Latin America & Caribbean Student Symposium in Rio de Janeiro on May 18-19. Tailored for students, it offers dynamic sessions on interview skills, diversity, and leadership at the Windsor Florida Hotel. Immerse yourself in a vibrant atmosphere with a career fair, exhibition, and competitions like the SPE Regional Student Paper Contest and Petrobowl.

Don't miss this chance to expand your horizons, click here for further details. Seize the opportunity – your success story starts here!

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.

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.

Free HSE and Sustainability Paper Biweekly

To further knowledge-sharing in the HSE and Sustainability sector, SPE’s HSE Technical Section offers select papers for free to SPE members. Download them.

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Chapters and Sections for Latin America and the Caribbean