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Interview with Western Venezuela Section Chair Antonio Caldera

As an active member and SPE volunteer, Antonio Caldera discusses the major benefits of membership and the most rewarding part of serving as a volunteer.

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LACPEC 2015 Technical Program Making History

The program committee received 820 paper proposals from over 200 companies and academia, representing 36 countries - the highest number in LACPEC’s history.

This response ensures a high-quality technical program, covering the latest innovation and applications in the Latin America and the Caribbean region.

Selected paper proposals will be notified by mid-May.

Learn more about LACPEC.

Congratulations to our Sections and Chapters on Furthering SPE’s Mission!

These sections and chapters in the region have done outstanding work on behalf of SPE:

SPE Western Venezuela Section for enrolling over 2,200 new members during March and April 2015.

SPE Universidade of Vila Velha Chapter, in Brazil for increasing the number of students, from six to 134, from March 2014 to March 2015.

SPE Universidade Federal Do Espirito Santo Chapter for organizing a workshop, 14-17 April, to present the latest technological trends in E&P to academia and oil and gas industry representatives.

Meet Our South America and Caribbean Section Officers


To learn more about South America and Caribbean sections officers, visit www.spe.org/ections.

See a complete list of Latin America and Caribbean Events.

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SPE to Institute Plagiarism Check on Conference Papers

To further improve SPE’s technical quality standards, SPE is implementing a plagiarism check on all conference papers.

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