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Learn about "Digital Manufacturing and Its Relation to Drilling Systems Automation" on 3 June with Clay Flannigan.
It is my plan to keep you posted on all current developments and initiatives regarding M&I within SPE, but this time, I would like to comment on Management & Information and its associated disciplines.
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."
Listen to a web event on "Addressing Infectious Diseases in Oil and Gas Workplace" presented by Malick Diara on 23 March.
Join Paul Jackson on 22 April as he discusses "Managing Employee Fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan."
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.
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.