SPE United States and Mexico

Regional Director's Brief

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Simeon Eburi

My name is Simeon Eburi, and I am the new SPE Regional Director for North America. My term started after the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) held in Dubai in September 2021. It is my pleasure to serve SPE members in this capacity and offer regional leadership and support to all the sections and student chapters... Read more.


President's Column

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Kamel Ben Naceur

Post-Pandemic Transitioning

The ability to travel has become less restricted by COVID-19, but the world’s recovery from the pandemic remains fragile. At last month’s in-person COP26 in Glasgow, Ben Naceur addressed potentially smooth energy transition trajectories. Read more.


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SPE Forum: Future Stimulation and Completions to Maximize Unconventional Production

Application Deadline is 2 December 2021!

What will be the well of the future in 10+ years, how will we plan and run the well completion and stimulate the reservoir?

The SPE Forum: Future Stimulation and Completions to Maximize Unconventional Production takes place on 28 March–1 April 2022 in Galveston, Texas, and will focus on future horizontal completion and stimulation developments. Apply by 2 December to join discussions on planning for long-term "life of well" optimized completions, application practices, diagnostics for hydraulic fracturing and effective geometry dimensions, and more! 


SPE Members in US and Mexico Regions Receive 83 Regional Awards 

SPE awards recognize members who have contributed exceptional service and leadership to the society and the community, as well as those who made major professional contributions to their technical disciplines. 

This year the US and Mexico Regions awarded 83 Regional Awards to well-deserved recipients! Find your region below and take the time to view the recipients and learn why they are receiving the awards.

We encourage you to congratulate your peers and colleagues and learn more about the awards program.


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


Speak Up for E&P with Energy4me

SPE members are needed to speak in elementary school classrooms to present factual, age-appropriate information on energy as well as discuss their schooling, career path, world travels, and more! 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.


SPE Certification & PE License: New Online Exam Review Course

Expand your opportunities and education by obtaining the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification or PE license. We have updated the 2013 version of the exam review course with new content and simple navigation. The revised course prepares you for new content recently added to the exam. Learn more and register now.


Wanted: SPE Young Professionals

Engage the next generation of oil and gas professionals! The Ambassador Lecturer Program invites young professionals to present and share their experiences with local SPE chapters, universities, and schools. Learn more.

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