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SPE Distinguished Lecturer Program


Featuring speakers from various disciplines and professions, the program emphasizes industry trends, challenges, and technology applications. Each year, 30 or more individuals share their technical expertise through lectures for SPE sections across the globe.

SPE members benefit from more than 450 presentations offered each year. SPE members benefit from more than 450 presentations offered each year. Learn more at www.spe.org/dl.

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OTC Distinguished Awards Travel to Brazil

OTC Brasil Distinguished Achievement Awards, modeled after the prestigious Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Awards, will consider nominations for technological, humanitarian, environmental, and leadership contributions to the industry.

If truly significant, the OTC Brasil Awards Committee will bestow an individual and an organization with this award.

The deadline for nominations is 15 March. Visit www.otcbrasil.org for details.

Plan Ahead for SPE Student PetroBowl: Regional Qualifier

26 May 2015, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Buzz in and test your skills in this fast-paced and fun-filled contest.

SPE Latin America and Caribbean Regional PetroBowl qualifier for ATCE 2015 will be held during the SPE Artificial Lift Conference in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

From the six regional qualifiers held around the world, the top teams will advance to compete at the International PetroBowl - Championship at ATCE. Student Chapters must participate in their regional qualifier in order to proceed to the championship.

Meet Our South America and Caribbean Section Officers


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

New Member Benefit: The SPE Competency Management Tool

This tool is a member benefit that allows members to assess their current professional capabilities against one of twenty-two key E&P job competency models covering geosciences, reservoir engineering, well engineering, production engineering and operations, project and facilities engineering and health, safety and environment.

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SPE Scholarships and Fellowships

Start spreading the news to students about SPE Scholarships and Fellowships.

Applications will be accepted through 15 April 2015.

For a complete list of available scholarships and to submit your application, visit www.spe.org/scholarships

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