SPE Latin America and the Caribbean

Regional Director's Message

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Gail Ramdath

Thank you for the hospitable and friendly welcome as the Regional Director for LAC 2020-2023. We are near to the end of the year and I encourage you to reflect on what you have accomplished as it has certainly been a very challenging one... Read more. 

President's Column

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Tom Blasingame

Chapter 4: Opening the Sails

“Opening our sails” is a metaphor that the worst of the storm has passed or is passing, and it is time to get ourselves shipshape, making necessary repairs and preparations, and get back on course. Read more.

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Maximize the Value of Mature Assets in Brazil

Brazil has vast resources still untapped in its mature field assets that are considered an immense opportunity. Join us 15–18 March 2021 for the SPE Virtual Workshop: Untapping Mature Fields Opportunities in Brazil to learn about experiences and technology deployment options that can be used to increase mature field asset value in Brazil. 

The workshop will feature keynote speaker Mariana Cavadinha, Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (ANP).

IOGP Names Finalists for 2020 Outstanding Young Professional Award

Seven outstanding young professionals have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2020 International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) Outstanding Young Professional Award. The biennial award celebrates the achievements of an individual with fewer than 10 years of professional exploration and production experience. Learn more.

IOGP Awards 2020

2020 Distinguished Lecturers Ready to Visit Latin America

More than a dozen Distinguished Lecturers will be presenting across the region during next year. Attend a Distinguished Lecture near you to enhance your knowledge and grow professionally by hearing these experts in their fields.

SPE Sections Celebrate Milestone Anniversaries

Several SPE sections celebrated milestone anniversaries in 2019. With some dating back to 65 years ago, like the Eastern Venezuela Section, and others more recently established, SPE sections and chapters are present in 154 countries around the world.

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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