Members Fueling Progress
SPE is comprised of members who work continuously to make both the industry and our organization better.
Here are compelling stories about members who go beyond their own careers — fueling progress for the future of energy.
15 November 2023
SPE members, industry experts and policymakers recently joined together in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the fourth edition of the "SPE Symposium: CCUS Management in Kuala Lumpur" to discuss ongoing strategies and new initiatives surrounding CCUS across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region and beyond. The two-day event fostered collaboration among stakeholders and showcased the region's dedication to CCUS technologies and the industry's transition to a more sustainable energy future.
Related content: SPE Asia Pacific Executive Dialogue: The Carbon Neutral Journey | In Focus: CCUS
7 September 2023
The 2023 TWA Energy Influencers have been announced, with 11 young professionals selected for this year's award. Each year, TWA selects a group of young professionals in the oil and gas industry who have positively influenced others through their work. These exceptional young professionals continually inspire colleagues, SPE members and future energy professionals through their dedication to their work and the industry as a whole.
15 August 2023
SPE’s Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS) recently hosted its 2023 Drillbotics competiton, showcasing 13 teams from seven countries across four continents. Split into two groups, supporting either a virtual rig or a physical rig, competitors vied for the opportunity to present a paper on behalf of SPE at the IADC/SPE International Drilling Conference and Exhibition.
2024 SPE President Terry Palisch Leads Delegation to Beijing To Strengthen Global Energy Collaborations
31 July 2023
In an effort to promote international collaboration, 2024 SPE President Terry Palisch lead a delegation to Beijing, China. By securing meetings with key stakeholders in the Chinese upstream and energy sector, there were a wealth of opportunities for discussion surrounding techical advancements in sustainable energy efforts and future energy prospects.
28 June 2023
During SPE Asia Pacific's Executive Dialogue, 25 senior industry leaders gathered in Kuala Lumpur to discuss global plans related to achieving carbon neutrality in the upstream industry. The by-invitation-only event, led by Datuk Adif Zulkifli, Chairman of the SPE Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Council, provided opportunity for open discussion regarding the challenges of carbon neutrality and insights related to evolving standards and policies for decarbonization.
11 May 2023
Celebrations were in order on 9 May 2023, as student members at the National University of Timor-Lorosa'e (UNTL) and Dili Institute of Technology (DIT) gathered to mark the establishment of the first SPE student chapter in Timor-Leste. Following sponsorship from the SPE Western Australia Section, students worked collaboratively to meet the requirements for forming a student chapter.
Members Fueling Progress will be updated monthly with stories from our community.