SPE Middle East and North Africa

President's Column

Shauna Noonan
Shauna Noonan

SPE Staying Strong

No company or organization could have predicted our industry would be facing a viral pandemic, coupled with oil prices at their lowest levels in almost 2 decades. This is a time to put our heads together and come up with a new plan. This is what oil and gas does best. Read more.

Director's Blog

Qasem Al-Kayoumi
Qasem Al-Kayoumi

Adapting to Global Changes in the Industry

I hope that you are all keeping safe and well during these difficult times while we are all working hard to cope with COVID-19 and low oil prices. Indeed our industry and the whole world is facing one of its most challenging times in the modern history where the global economy is greatly impacted due travel and work restriction. However, there are good signs... Read more.

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Staying Connected During Challenging Times

SPE is here for you as we all navigate personal and professional challenges. Through every industry cycle and global event, SPE is steady and supportive.

To ensure SPE resources remain relevant and affordable during this time, we have updated our Members in Transition Toolkit for those affected by staff reductions, provided a member price decrease for SPE papers in OnePetro®, and have free and member-priced online education available live and on-demand.

You can also use this unique time in history to make new connections virtually with other members.

New SPE Stay Strong Video Series Now Exclusively Available in the SPEI App

SPE Stay Strong Video Series is a special micro-learning opportunity featuring technical and soft skills content, exclusively available in the SPEI App. These videos are for members to enjoy while the globe moves through an unprecedented time of quarantine, self-isolation, and working from home.

Videos are self-produced and recorded by members, for members, and new content is uploaded frequently.

If you’d like to contribute to the series please reach out to stay.strong@spe.org to learn how.

Member Price Reduced on SPE Papers in OnePetro®

In support of our members during this extraordinary and difficult time, SPE has reduced the member price of all SPE papers in OnePetro® to just USD 5 per paper through 31 December 2020.

SPE wants to help provide continued access for members whose companies do not have subscriptions or who have been laid off. Current individual member subscribers were contacted directly regarding the option to pause their subscriptions until 1 January 2021 if they would like to take advantage of this reduced member rate. Contact us with questions.

SPE Connect: Your Virtual SPE Network

Take advantage of the online tools that SPE has to offer members through SPE Connect, your virtual destination to meet, collaborate, and discuss specific technical challenges and resolutions in the E&P industry. Join today and link to SPE members worldwide.

SPE Training: Remote Learning Resources When You Need It

While many SPE in-person activities and events are on hold, you can remain in control of your career development with SPE Online Training without missing a step. SPE offers Online Training Courses, Webinars, and Educational Videos to help you stay connected and learn from industry experts from your laptop or mobile device. Embark with SPE on your learning journey!

Do you have specific training needs for you or your employees? Talk to the Global Training team today.

SPE Webinars to Help You Cope with Remote Working

The COVID-19 pandemic has many of us working from home. SPE has resources to help you deal with this new virtual reality. We have shortlisted some key webinars to support you in this transition:


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