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President's Column


My Year as Your 2018 President





Thank you, it's been a great ride!

Wow. One hundred twenty-four speeches and counting, 39 countries visited, millions of excited volunteers (estimated from good feeling that I have had).

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NEW - ENGenious

4-6 September 2018 | Aberdeen, United Kingdom

September 2018 will see the first ENGenious at the AECC, Aberdeen UK. Get ready for an inspirational three days focused on cutting edge technologies that will help your business thrive in the changing digital landscape.

We’ll bring together the leading suppliers, buyers, and speakers in the field from across the globe to share knowledge, explore new ideas, and do business.

This unique event has launched due to increasing demand from the upstream oil and gas community. Be prepared to take your company further down the digital rabbit hole.

The event will focus on four key pillars of activity across the industry:

  • Automation and Control Systems
  • Data Analytics
  • Robotics
  • Smart Communications

Attend the SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition in Kazakhstan

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.

Register now to attend the conference.

SPE's New Communication Preference Center

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Looking for a place to discuss non-technical topics?

SPE launched its newest online community, Open Forum, sponsored by SPE’s Soft Skills Committee! In this community, you can discuss non-technical topics like leadership and business skills. Look for an email in your inbox today with more information!

Join. Renew. Belong.

We're energy. We're international. We're networking. We're thought leaders. #WeAreSPE.

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