Italy: STYPED Lectures Benefit Italy’s Young Oil and Gas Professionals

During 2004–05, Italy’s Sponsor Team for Young Petroleum Engineers’ Development (STYPED) is actively participating in SPE activities, such as the 2005 Young Exploration and Production Professionals’ Workshop, and organizing specific events, including the “Presentation Skills for Future Managers” workshop and Continuing Education Program lectures.

The Continuing Education Program aims to fulfill the specific needs of young Italian oil and gas professionals. During Winter 2003–04, STYPED conducted a survey, and the results demonstrated the need for activities connected with daily working environment issues. It fulfilled this need by providing a cycle of lectures related to key areas of the oil and gas business.

The main drivers of this program are:

Three lectures have been held for the 2004–05 season, with very different subjects:

To find out more about our activities or give us ideas, or if you are moving to Italy and want to join STYPED, send us an e-mail ( and check out the website.


STYPED members, from left, Marco Odoardi, Alessandro Tiani, Edoardo Dellarole, Giovanna Nicotra, Michele Bonanni, Guido Dalu, and Luca Garzonio.