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Webinar: Expatriate Security

Signing up for your first foreign work assignment can be a daunting undertaking; particularly if the posting is to an unfamiliar environment. Don't miss the opportunity to hear Sudiptya Banerjee present "Expatriate Security" on 20 April. Register Today.

Webinar: Realistic Lifeboat Training Using Simulation

Register for Anthony Patterson's webinar on 15 March at 0830 to listen to live presentation of "Realistic Lifeboat Training Using Simulation."

Webinar: Intrinsic Motivation: A Business Imperative

Giovanni Paccaloni's upcoming live webinar "Intrinsic Motivation: A Business Imperative" will be held on 9 March at 0830 Central Time.

Webinar: Decision Quality in Complex Project Decision Making

Join Ellen Coopersmith on 27 January at 1630 Central Time as she presents a live webinar on Decision Quality in Complex Project Decision Making.

Webinar: "Getting To Zero - The Road to Stavanger" - Latin American and Caribbean Region

Tune into the upcoming Webinar "Getting to Zero Series: The Road to Stavanger - Latin America and Caribbean Region," presented by Jack Hinton and John Karish on 23 February, to hear how Baker Hughes established their Perfect HSE Day.

The online event will detail the remarkable results it provided, such as quadrupling their number of incident-free days in only two years and achieving the equivalent of a perfect quarter in 2014.

The SPE Gulf Coast Section is hosting this interactive session to initiate the industry's conversation as to how we can eliminate HSE incident occurrence. This is the fourth in a series of events that will culminate in a workshop that will be held in conjunction with the 2016 SPE International HSE Conference in Stavanger.

Nominate a Colleague for the Distinguished Lecturer Program

Have you seen an exciting lecture on a topic relevant to the E&P industry? Help us identify the best lecturers for the 2017-2018 season by nominating a colleague today. Submit your nomination by 15 March.

SPE Awards - Nominations Open Now

Now until 15 February, the Society of Petroleum Engineers is accepting nominations for outstanding work in the E&P industry. Take this opportunity to help your dedicated colleagues get the recognition they deserve. Visit the Awards page for more information.

SPE Members - Keep Your SPE Membership Producing for You

Renew before it ends on 31 December 2015.

IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award

SPE and the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP) have collaborated to launch the IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award. The award will recognize achievements of E&P professionals who have fewer than 10 years of experience and have demonstrated outstanding talent, dedication, and leadership in at least one aspect of health, safety, security, the environment, and social responsibility.

To nominate someone, you must be an SPE member and have more than 10 years of experience. Nominations are open to all young professionals, both SPE members and non-members, who have fewer than 10 years of experience. Nominees should:

  • Be well-respected and in good standing within the community
  • Serve as a role model for other young professionals
  • Demonstrate noteworthy professional and personal achievement
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and proven leadership
  • Exhibit expertise, passion, and the ability to inspire others
Nominators should include the nominee's CV and complete the online application form here. The nomination deadline is 4 November 2015.

Five finalists will be selected by 1 December 2015. Each finalist will then be asked to submit a short video presentation in the style of a TED talk (no longer than 5 minutes and 1GB) that addresses the issue, "How innovation in HSSE-SR can make the oil and gas industry more sustainable and more acceptable to the wider world." Creativity is encouraged in the making of the videos. All videos will be due by midnight on 8 January 2016, and the award finalist will be notified 1 February 2016.

Learn more about the IOGP Outstanding Young Professional Award.

Inspire the Development of New Technology

What is an SPE Forum?
SPE Forums are unique, by-invitation-only SPE events that bring together top technologists, innovators, and managers to address a specific industry challenge. Participation in a forum builds a professional network that will enhance a career for a lifetime. Participants are encouraged to come prepared to contribute their experience and knowledge, rather than be spectators or students. The objective is to create a collaborative, idea-generating arena that stimulates new ideas and innovation about future challenges facing the E&P industry.

Who should participate?

  • Experienced professionals who want to exchange ideas with others in your area of technical expertise. Forums offer an exclusive opportunity to interact with innovators, seasoned professionals, and leading technologists.

  • Young professionals with relevant experience and knowledge of the forum topic. Forums are a window on the future that belongs to the next generation of professionals.


Application Information
Participants at SPE Forums are selected by the Forum Steering Committee based on the ability to contribute to the discussion of the topic. Attendance is limited to maximize each person's opportunity to contribute. For more details: SPE Forums