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President's Column


2019 SPE President, Sami Alnuaim, Offers a Vision of Oil and Gas Sustainability





“I want to create conversations not only on the current and future image of our industry and the pride our work deserves, but also in the context of the accountability and responsibility that this pride imposes,” he said. “We can be proud of our contributions and doing the right things - but we bear the responsibility to do things right.”

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In 2018, the Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition returns to Kazakhstan 31 October - 2 November, with a focus on the changing market conditions that face the oil and gas industry globally and throughout the Caspian region. Local, regional, and international experts will present their knowledge, expertise, and best practices providing the perfect platform for professional development, unique networking, and the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience among attendees at this petroleum technology conference.

Over 550 oil and gas professionals attended last years' event in Baku, drawing attendees from 21 countries across the globe, including Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and numerous countries outside the Caspian Region. The event saw participation from key industry players including SOCAR, BP, Total, Statoil, ExxonMobil, Tengizchevroil, JSC NC KazMunayGaz, Dragon Oil, Petronas, INPEX, Gazprom Neft PJSC, Novatek, Resman, Roxar, Goldman Sachs, Lukoil, Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes to name a few.

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Adeyemi (Yemi) Akinlawon - In Memoriam

SPE Africa Regional Director and a member of the SPE Board of Directors Adeyemi (Yemi) Akinlawon died 12 August. He was a director and consultant petroleum economist at Adeb Konsult in Lagos, Nigeria.

Read more about his contribution to SPE and the oil and gas industry.

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