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Regional Director's Brief

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Steve Cheung   

Wishing you and family a very happy and healthy New Year! I am so glad that the year 2020... Read more.

President's Column

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Kamel Ben-Naceur

2022 SPE President Kamel Ben-Naceur

Kamel Ben-Naceur will take office as 2022 SPE President during the 2021 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition this month in Dubai. He shares his views of the challenges and opportunities for SPE members, his outlook for our industry, and what his goals will be during his presidency. Read more.

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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.

SPE North America Data Science Networking Event

Join SPE leaders for a virtual networking event on from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. (CDT) on 27 August for remarks on what is going on in Data Science! Guests include 2021 SPE President Tom Blasingame, 2022 SPE President Kamel Ben-Naceur, SPE DSEA Technical Director Silviu Livescu, and Susan Nash from AAPG. Learn more and register for the event.

Solving the Diverse Challenges Facing All Sand Producing Plays

Horizontal shale well completions require large amounts of sand, which present unique challenges to operators during all phases of completion and production. Join the SPE Workshop: Sand Management in Production - Common Themes and Unconventional Challenges on 31 August – 2 September 2021 as we focus on the challenges related to sand in conventional and unconventional reservoirs from diverse perspectives.

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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