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Shauna Noonan

Strengthening the Quality of SPE’s Technical Content

Our Society has a wealth of technical content, and it is rapidly growing.
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Congratulations to the Winners of 2019 SPE Presidential Award for Outstanding Section!

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Nine SPE sections have been awarded the SPE Presidential Award for Outstanding Section, the highest honor a section can receive. The awards will be presented to section officers at ATCE in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Volunteer Translators Sought

We are looking for members who are proficient in another language to help translate glossary terms, articles, and papers from English into other languages. Opportunities include:

  • Chinese
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  • Regional Directors' Updates

    Energizing Our Lives and Fueling Progress

    Consistent with our 2018 Strategic Plan, SPE has created a site for telling the important stories about how our industry is having a positive impact on people’s lives. Energizing Our Lives is a new section on SPE.org but soon will be a standalone website. It will bring together articles, videos, podcasts, and more from SPE and other sources. It will also feature posts from our new Fueling Progress blog, where we plan to feature stories of how our members and their companies have made a difference.


    OTC Brasil Fifth Edition Attracts More Than 15,000 to Rio de Janeiro

    The event held at the SulAmérica Convention Center in the heart of the city of Rio de Janeiro focused on the changing conditions of the Brazilian gas market, exploration and production in ultra-deep waters of the pre-salt province, and the impact of the digital revolution on the offshore sector.
    Read the highlights and see the photos from the event

    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.

    Ecopetrol and Schlumberger to Chair SPE Co-located Events in Colombia

    Felipe Bayón, Ecopetrol and Carlos Sarmiento, Schlumberger are serving as Chairpersons of LACPEC and the International HSE and Sustainability Conference respectively. Along with Shauna Noonan, 2020 SPE President and Fuzzy Bitar, IOGP Chairperson, they will participate in the Opening Ceremony to celebrate the start of two exceptional SPE events.

    Join us on 17–19 March, 2020, at Ágora Convention Center in Bogotá, Colombia to connect with an esteemed lineup of speakers and with fellow industry peers from across all E&P disciplines.

    Register today and get inspired by topics that enrich your commitment and professional pride.

    Register Early and Save USD 200! Signing up for one event provides access to both.

    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.

    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.

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