SPE United States and Mexico

Regional Director's Brief

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Simeon Eburi

I hope you enjoyed the holidays, and you are having a great beginning of the year. As we start a new year, I would like to remind you to renew your SPE membership and learn about all the benefits you have as an SPE member to maximize the value of your SPE membership. In this brief, I will describe the theme of our 2024 SPE President and share updates on the SPE US Advisory Council, the 2024 SPE North America Student Symposium, the 2024 SPE Energy Transition Symposium, and the 2024 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE). 

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President's Column

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Terry Palisch

Creating Our Energy Future: May 2024

SPE President Terry Palisch is joined by Jennifer Miskimins, department head of petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, to discuss the academic aspect of petroleum engineering and its future.

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Get to Know: Regional Directors with Simeon Eburi

In this episode of Get To Know, 2023 SPE North America Regional Director Simeon Eburi discusses his various professional roles at Chevron, as well as his nearly 20-year history with SPE. Watch on SPE Energy Stream.

Call for Volunteers

SPE is looking for members to volunteer on committees that manage various programs and activities.

Your knowledge, experience, and participation is needed to help ensure the success of these SPE programs. See the full list of opportunities. There are many local, global, and virtual opportunities that need volunteers. Login with your SPE.org credentials, review the opportunities and apply.

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 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.

Regional Directors

Simeon Eburi
Gulf Coast, Southwestern, and Western

Robert Martinez
Eastern and Mid-Continent

Kim Oracheski
Canada and Rocky Mountains

US Advisory Council

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