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Director's Note: Management & Information

As your new Management and Information (M&I) Technical Director I would like to use my first words in these notes to thank you for your service and constant support of SPE.

New Web Event on How to Write a Technical Paper

In an effort to assist authors submit their best papers to conferences and journals, SPE is offering a web event hosted by SPE member Byron Haynes, Jr. P.E. on “How to Write a Good Technical Paper.”

New Web Event on Infectious Diseases

Listen to a web event on “Addressing Infectious Diseases in Oil and Gas Workplace” presented by Malick Diara on 23 March.

New Web Event on Employee Fatigue

Join Paul Jackson on 22 April as he discusses “Managing Employee Fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan.”

Director’s Note: Introduction

As your new Management & Information (M&I) Technical Director, I would like to use my first words in these notes to thank you for your service and constant support of SPE. It is an honor to serve on the SPE Board of Directors (BOD) and I plan, during the next 3 years of my mandate, to use this space as a channel of communication about all initiatives in our M&I area.

Distinguished Lecturer: Shale Plays and the World’s Energy Supply and Demand Equation

The global shale revolution is just beginning. Although technical advancements are largely responsible for unlocking the potential of shale gas, the industry’s coordination with a broad set of stakeholders (governments, regulators, academia, the public) arguably have equal, and perhaps more, influence on the implementation of new shale developments.

Distinguished Lecturer: Offshore CO2 EOR and CCS Program

Offshore use of CO2 for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is in its infancy, but, with the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to decarbonize fossil-fueled power generation, there is a time-critical opportunity to add value to the CCS chain by adopting and maturing offshore CO2 EOR.

New Web Event on Safety Culture

Attend a web event on “Safety Culture Before and After Bhopal” presented by Howard Duhon on 24 February.

New Web Event on Cyber Espionage

Join the 28 January web event on “Target, Havex, Shamoon, Night Dragon: How Cyber Espionage Impacts the Oil and Gas Industry and How You Can Make a Difference” presented by Betsy Woudenberg.

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