Section Awards

Section awards recognize those that display exemplary efforts in technical knowledge dissemination, operations, member benefits, society and community outreach, innovation, and more.

Additional Information

President's Award for Section Excellence

This award is the highest honor for a section, recognizing those that are exemplary in the categories mentioned below. The awards are presented during the President's Luncheon at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition.

Gold Standard

This designation is for sections that have accomplished an admirable level of activity. A Gold Standard certificate will be emailed to all designated sections.


All SPE sections that submit an annual report by 1 June are eligible for consideration.

Scoring Details

The award shall recognize: Weight

1. Technical Knowledge Dissemination


2.  Section Operations & Sustainability


3. Member Benefits


4. Reaching Out – Within, Inter-Society and Community Benefits 


5.  Innovation