Young Professionals' Special Session:
Call for Papers is Open

For the second time SPE will host a Young Professionals Technical Session at the SPE Russian Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition. If you would like to participate, please submit a 300 word abstract in English or Russian and an entry form to

Call for papers deadline: 21 April 2014

Find out more here »

Regional Student Paper Contest: Abstract Submission is
Now Open

The 2014 Student Paper Contest will take place alongside SPE Russian Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Technical Conference and Exhibition.

The contest will be divided into three parts – Undergraduate Division (15 October 2013), and Postgraduate Division: Masters and Diploma projects; and Candidates. (16 October 2013).

The winner of each division is invited to attend the International SPE student paper contest to be held at the 2015 SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Houston, Texas, USA.

All travel expenses and accommodation will be covered by SPE.

Call for papers deadline: 15 June 2014.

Find out more here »

New Membership Dues in Russia and Caspian Since 2014!

Now we have 2 options: $50 per year, you will receive printed version of JPT, and $10 per year, you will only have access to electronic version of the journal.

If you are already SPE member and would like to change to e-membership, please email us at

Become a member you can either online or via regional office. There is an option to pay membership dues in Russian Rubles, and by invoice for a company.

Please contact us at 8(495)2680454 or if you have any questions.

STAR Scholarship

Submit by 15 April

USD 2,500 per year for students and USD 5,000 per year for postgraduates, up to a maximum of four years.

To support those pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry in the region.

SPE dedicates more than one million dollars to be awarded by our 16 regions!

Deadline: 15 April 2014

Submit online »

Distinguished Lecturer Program in Russia and Caspian

Download DL Program Schedule »

2014-2015 Lecturers schedule will be published in summer 2014

OnePetro—New Features Now Live

Check out the enhancements to OnePetro, your comprehensive online library of technical literature and journal articles serving the E&P industry. You can now personalise your searches and get alerts, rate papers, and browse pages by journal and/or conference. Enjoy advanced sort-and-filter options and a Google Translate menu with 80 languages to choose from. 

Questions or comments? Please send them in.

Note: Login IDs and passwords from the previous OnePetro will not work on the new OnePetro. Moving forward, SPE Members will need to use their email address and password to log in.

SPE Regional Advisory Committee

Starting 2013 Advisory Committee supervise main SPE Activity in Russia and Caspian region.

SPE Russia and Caspian Advisory Committee »

Sections and Student Chapters

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To learn more about sections/chapters please contact the Section/Chapter officers. Contacts will be on the landing pages.


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    19 - 20 May | Moscow, Russia

  2. SPE Petroleum Reserves & Resources Estimation Workshop: Sharing the Vision

    21 - 23 May | Moscow, Russia

  3. SPE Petrophysics XXI

    3 - 5 Jun | Tyumen, Russia

  4. SPE Hydraulic Fracturing in Russia: Experience and Future Perspectives

    17 - 19 Sep | Sankt Petersburg, Russia

  5. SPE Russian Oil and Gas Exploration & Production Technical Conference and Exhibition

    14 - 16 Oct | Moscow, Russia

  6. SPE Annual Caspian Technical Conference and Exhibition

    12 - 14 Nov | Astana, Kazakhstan

  7. SPE Unconventional and Hard to Recover Reserves

    25 - 27 Nov | Sankt Petersburg, Russia