SPE supports 140,600 members in 144 countries through a wide range of benefits.
SPE Online Education
Most SPE webinars are free to members and include live presentations, on-demand online training courses, and videos sponsored by the SPE Foundation. Expert Hour Webinars are corporate-sponsored presentations that provide technical content to both SPE and non-members. View our webinars and online events.
Take a look at SPE Connect! This is where SPE members can virtually communicate, exchange knowledge, and collaborate with other members from around the world.
- Join a technical community
- Edit the types of emails you receive
- Adjust how frequently you receive emails
- View your SPE Connect profile (this is where you can select what other members see)
- Access the member directory
SPE Live provides the latest news and technologies to help you adapt to the new normal and inspire new opportunities for growth. We are bringing the conversation directly to you virtually courtesy of the SPE Foundation. .
SPE Podcasts, with 48 episodes to date, feature interviews with industry experts about technical subjects and career advice, messages from SPE’s President, stories about the contributions of our industry to society globally, sustainability topics, and much more.
SPE members get registration discounts to hundreds of conferences, workshops, and courses every year. That means direct access to innovative technologies, technical knowledge, and interaction with colleagues to help you advance your professional development. Find upcoming events in your region or area of technical interest.
As a member of SPE, you’ll receive a discount on every title in the SPE Bookstore , including e-books. Members also receive a complimentary subscription to SPE's flagship magazine, the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT) , and the JPT e-newsletter, as well as discounts on subscriptions to peer-reviewed SPE technical journals.
Your SPE professional membership gives you 6 FREE SPE papers annually along with deeply discounted pricing on SPE content found on OnePetro.org. The industry’s largest online technical library, OnePetro contains more than 220,000 documents from multiple professional societies in the upstream oil and gas industry.
Learn about leadership and volunteer opportunities to help you build industry relationships though service to the society. Members are also automatically qualified for membership in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
The SPE Competency Management Tool is a complimentary, members-only tool to help professionals identify their knowledge gaps and move forward in their career.
Use your SPE designation on email signatures, online profiles, or printed material such as resumes or business cards to promote your membership in SPE and your professionalism. Learn more about the SPE Membership Icon.
Group Benefits and Discounts
SPE members can take advantage of a variety of discount programs, including:
What Does SPE Mean to You? Knowledge. Technology. Networking.
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