From instructor-led courses and seminars to online learning, our training programs
help professionals improve their expertise and stay up-to-date on best practices in a dynamic industry.

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Scheduled Training Courses and Seminars

Learning and professional development from industry experts. Enhance your expertise and stay up-to-date on best practices and technical information.

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Take your knowledge to greater depths. Our industry experts explore solutions to real problems and discuss trending topics. Live webinars, recorded courses and recorded seminars.

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In-House Training

Solve the challenges of travel, deadlines, budgets, and one-size-fits-all instruction by bringing global industry experts to your facility, at your convenience. 

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Complete Training Catalog

View a full list of SPE's training course and seminar options, available to schedule through event-related courses or in-house training.

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Instructor-Led Training Courses

View our entire range of course offerings. Enhance your expertise and stay up-to-date on best practices in a dynamic industry with live, instructor-led courses or convenient online learning. Continuing Education credits (CEUs) are available for most courses - see catalog for details. Discounted fees available for SPE members.

Submit Your Ideas

SPE is always looking for new training course ideas, particularly in the areas of emerging technologies. (The submission process is undergoing redevelopment; a new link will be available here soon, or contact us at for a preliminary discussion.)


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Petroleum Engineering Certification

SPE's Petroleum Engineering Certification program provides you with the opportunity to obtain a globally recognized credential as a petroleum industry professional.


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Competency Matrices

These guidelines are used in determining aptitude levels for petroleum engineers, supporting academia and training programs, and defining SPE’s Petroleum Engineering Certification knowledge requirements.
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Competency Management Tool

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The online Competency Management Tool is free for SPE members, and will help determine what skills or training you might need for your current role or to prepare for your next role. Users can assess their professional capabilities against one of almost two dozen E&P job competency models.

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Competency Matrices

These guidelines are used in determining the minimum aptitude levels for petroleum engineers and to establish industry standards. View the matrices » 

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