Become an SPE Author

SPE has a variety of resources to help you contribute to the knowledge and future of the upstream oil and gas industry.



Conference Papers

Conference programs solicit papers throughout the year. Selected papers are published in the conference proceedings and appear in OnePetro.


SPE Journal

Submit technical papers for publication in SPE Journal. We welcome both conference papers and papers submitted directly for review.


Publication Policies

A list of all the policies governing our publications and authors, including copyright, re-use permissions, distribution, and plagiarism.



Frequently Asked Questions

A list of common questions regarding our publications, including the peer-review process and presenting a paper at a conference.

Author Resources

A list of helpful documents and webpages for authors, including forms, style guides, copyright information, and step-by-step instructions for submittal.

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