Impressive Technical Agenda Set For SPE Lacpec In Quito, Ecuador 18-20 November

Society of Petroleum Engineers
Andrea Valencia

Richardson, Texas USA (August 3, 2015) – The Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference (LACPEC) hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineering (SPE) will be held 18-20, November in Quito, Ecuador. At the preeminent exploration and production event in the region, attendees can plan to get acquainted with Quito’s cultural heritage sites, visit the Center of the World, and other tourist attractions. With a theme of “People, Planet, and Technology: Innovative Energy Solutions to Challenging Environments,” LACPEC provides the ideal opportunity to learn about emerging trends, explore technical and social challenges related to the upstream petroleum sector, and network with key experts in the field.

This year’s program committee received a record number of 820 technical paper proposals. This level of interest and enthusiasm has helped create an impressive technical program for the conference, including more than 200 presentations from leading industry experts. View the detailed program.

“LACPEC is an ideal venue to see the latest technological accomplishments, products, and services showcased,” said Italo T. Cedeno, General Chairperson of LACPEC. “Through exposure to regional oil and gas providers, regional energy officials, and international executives, you can sharpen your business strategy and leverage your goals.”

LACPEC also includes a number of special events before and during the conference such as a workshop for Young Professionals on building competencies for a successful E&P career; the new Energy Education Teacher’s Workshop for classroom teachers; the PetroBowl and a student paper contest; specialized training courses; student chapter meetings; plenary sessions with executives from largest operators in the region; and an exhibit of the latest products and services.

Registration for the conference is now open.


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