SPE Middle East and North Africa

Director's Blog

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Qasem Al-Kayoumi   

Eid Mubarak and I hope you are all well and in good health. Our oil industry and the whole global economy is still going through challenging times as a result of COVID-19. However, I believe the worst is behind us and there are many signs that indicate we are heading for recovery. Read more.

President's Column

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Tom Blasingame

Chapter 10: Anchors Aweigh

SPE President Tom Blasingame discusses the balance between current risks and getting back to the task of exploration and production to improve lives, mitigate poverty, and provide the energy to enable a modern global society. Read more.

SPE Live On-Demand: Featuring Speakers from the Region

Apply or Nominate for the LEWAS 2021 Awards

The 2021 Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium (LEWAS) is back with its 7th Edition, recognising trailblazers in the energy sector and supported by the SPE!

All women in energy from strategic and technical roles, male allies and organizations are invited to apply. Shortlisted candidates will be entitled to all-expense-paid flights and accommodation for a night's stay in Bahrain, gala dinner and awards ceremony, and networking opportunities with C-suite leadership in energy.

Apply before 30 July 2021

New SPE Online Education Series

Discover the new Savvy Separator Online Education Series—This ten-part video series provides a basic level of understanding of separator design and troubleshooting. The 15–30 minute videos are based on a 2-day SPE separator training class. Separator types, design methodology, inlet piping effects, and internals are discussed along with a review of troubleshooting methods and case studies. Register Today.

2021 SPE Distinguished Lecturers Schedule

The Distinguished Lecturer programme focuses on industry trends, challenges, and technology applications and advances. It has speakers from various disciplines and professions. For the 2020–2021 SPE Distinguished Lecturer season, the following topics and speakers will be presented. Checkout the calendar for a schedule of the Distinguished Lecturers.



Chapters and Sections for Middle East and North Africa

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