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Expand your technical knowledge of Canadian E&P. The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) isn't just another professional orgnaization. It's a vast array of resources including several designed specifically for Canada. Work in upstream oil and gas? SPE is for you.

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Participate in SPE Canada’s Energy Outreach program – Energy4Me

If you are passionate about the industry and want to influence school children to pick oil and gas as their career, we want to hear from you. The Energy4Me program connects oil and gas professionals just like you with nearby schools to give presentations about our industry. If you would like to be a presenter and help us expand this important program in Canada, please contact specal@spe.org and put “Energy4Me” in the title.

2015 SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference

The 2015 SPE Canada Heavy Oil Technical Conference, themed “Barrels of Knowledge”, will build on a strong tradition of using the formal paper presentations combined with congenial fellowship to share and advance corporate and individual industry learning. The conference will cover the latest and most current technologies, processes and best practices related to the exploration and production of heavy oil in the region.

You can submit an abstract of a maximum of 450 words by the 6 November 2014 on any of the topics.  Find out more »

JCPT: Tools Behind Industry Success

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Watch out for the newest issue of SPE’s Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology to land on your desk, which features a special supplement on computer application software profiles. This is a great insider’s look at the tools that bring many companies success in our industry.

Want to become part of the legacy? Consider submitting your paper for peer review. Learn more about how publishing a technical paper in one of SPE’s peer-reviewed journals adds to your professional reputation and is a recognition that your paper has made a significant contribution to our industry’s future. Visit www.spe.org/authors for more details.

Regional activities

Technical and networking luncheons

SPE sections in Canada offer Technical and Networking Luncheons on a monthly basis. Contact Jill Thomas, Member Services Specialist or your local section for the upcoming luncheons.

Sections and Student Chapters

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  1. SPE/ASME LNG: From Well Head to Global Markets

    23 - 24 Oct | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. SPE Thermal Well Design and Integrity

    18 - 20 Nov | Banff, Alberta, Canada

  3. SPE HSSE-SR: Beyond Conventional Oil & Gas: New Social Opportunities and Risks Workshop

    2 - 3 Dec | Banff, Alberta, Canada

  4. SPE Vision 20/20: Exploring the Future of Heavy Oil Workshop

    27 - 28 Jan | Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

  5. SPE Progressing Cavity Pumps Conference

    31 Mar - 1 Apr | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  6. SPE/CHOA Slugging It Out Conference

    14 Apr | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  7. SPE/CSGM Gas Migration Challenges - Identification and Treatment Workshop

    13 - 14 May | Banff, Alberta, Canada

Training Courses
  1. Evaluation of Canadian Oil and Gas Properties

    20 - 24 Oct | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  2. Thermal Well Design and Integrity

    17 Nov | Banff, Alberta, Canada

  3. Introduction to Waterflooding

    17 - 19 Nov | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  4. Practical Decline Curve Analysis

    24 - 25 Nov | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  5. Introduction to Reservoir Engineering

    1 - 5 Dec | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

  6. Social Risk Management: Training in Stakeholder Engagement for Unconventional Oil and Gas Projects

    10 Dec | Banff, Alberta, Canada

  7. In-Situ Recovery Methods and SAGD

    29 Jan | Lloydminster, AB, Canada

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SPE Canada Office

Eau Claire Place II
900 521 – 3rd Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T3

Contact Us

List of staff and volunteer leader contacts
Hours: 0830 to 1630, M – F 
Phone: +1.403.930.5454 
Fax: +1.403.930.5470 
Email: specal@spe.org