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Regional Director Updates

Laura Precupanu

Laura Precupanu
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Happy New Year! I hope that 2023 is a safe and prosperous year that rewards all your future initiatives with satisfaction and success. This month's update highlights the 2022 SPE Europe Energy GeoHackathon and the importance of nominations for SPE Awards.

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President's Column

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Medhat M. Kamal

Petroleum Industry’s Viewpoints Vital at COP27

Our industry is front and center with any wave of climate change discussion. This is our reality and was the case in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), held in November 2022. Reports indicate COP27 had a better outcome than the previous COP26 meeting. So naturally, I want to share this information with our members. There are numerous outcomes that I am certain SPE will be discussing in future meetings and publications.

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Stimulation Activities in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Stimulation Activities in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

This SPE Live focuses on stimulation practices used in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The experts also discuss the potential proppant over-displacement in horizontal well fracturing in conventional tight reservoirs, the biggest challenges for speeding up stimulation of offshore wells, and recent activity in stimulation in the region.

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GAIA Workshop at SPE Europe Regional Section Officers Meeting in Budapest

Participants of the SPE Europe Regional Section Officers Meeting in Budapest on 25th September 2021.

“What are your daily limits and limitations at home, at your workplace and on the way between?” With this leading question, Alison Isherwood (SPE London Section, Net Zero Committee) and Joschka Röth (SPE German Section, Gaia Regional Liaison for Europe) started their Gaia Workshop at the Novotel Budapest Danube Hotel in Budapest (Hungary) on 25th September 2021. The ultimate aim of the workshop: participants should be able to communicate confidently with everyone about sustainability and planetary limits. Read more about the workshop.


Call for Volunteers

SPE is looking for members to volunteer on committees that manage various programs and activities.

Your knowledge, experience, and participation is needed to help ensure the success of these SPE programs. See the full list of opportunities. There are many local, global, and virtual opportunities that need volunteers. Login with your SPE.org credentials, review the opportunities and apply.


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


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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