SPE Sub-Saharan Africa
Regional Director Updates
Omowumi O. Iledare
I trust you are all well. This is the last newsletter for 2020 and I want to start off by wishing a Merry Christmas and a Happy Better New Year 2021 than 2020! Read more.
Chapter 8: Trade Winds
President Tom Blasingame reminds SPE members that the pandemic is not over and that SPE has a long way to go before significant revenue is realized. However, SPE’s commitment remains strong to maintain consistent, high-quality services to its members—not only in good times, but in difficult times as well. Read more.
Africa Set To Fuel Asian Growth and Its Own Brighter Future
African oil and gas is increasingly becoming an investment magnet as new discoveries position the continent as a guarantor of energy security to emerging Asian nations and as Africa itself seeks to enter the 21st century. Read more at JPT.
IOGP Names Finalists for 2020 Outstanding Young Professional Award
Seven outstanding young professionals have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2020 International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) Outstanding Young Professional Award. The biennial award celebrates the achievements of an individual with fewer than 10 years of professional exploration and production experience. Learn more.
In Their Professional Opinion
Industry Interviews are 30-minute voice-only dialogues with experts about their personal and professional experiences in the oil and gas industry. Recorded live, but archived and available on-demand, these interviews are ready at your convenience even when you are pressed for time. Listen in.
Natural Gas Helps Eliminate Energy Poverty
With a staggering 1 billion people on the planet without access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, natural gas is one key solution to help lift these people out of poverty and improve their quality of life. Since 2000, the International Energy Agency reports that 26% of the gains in access have come from natural gas. And with new discoveries and facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, the future has never looked brighter.
Read more on SPE's Fueling Progress blog
SPE Online Education: Take Yourself to Greater Depths
Explore your technical knowledge right from your computer with SPE webinars, online training courses, and videos. Join our industry experts as they explore solutions to real problems and discuss trending topics. Learn more.
Video: Petroleum Resources Management System
SPE has two new offerings for the PRMS. These are very short videos explaining two of the most complicated topics in the document. Take a look now and watch for more to be added later. Watch now.