SPE Africa

Regional Director Updates

Omowumi O. Iledare

Oghogho Effiom

Happy New Year! As we start 2022, my hope is that you and your loved ones are safe, healthy, and ready for the new year. Read more.

President's Column

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Kamel Ben-Naceur

2022: Recovery With a New Trajectory?

While uncertainties remain for the coming year, there is also optimism for the upstream industry, a welcome prospect following two sharp downcycles in less than 6 years. Read more.

Africa Set To Fuel Asian Growth and Its Own Brighter Future

African oil and gas is increasingly becoming an investment magnet as new discoveries position the continent as a guarantor of energy security to emerging Asian nations and as Africa itself seeks to enter the 21st century. Read more at JPT.

HSE in Africa — What is the New Normal in Oil and Gas?

SPE Live: HSE in Africa — What is the New Normal in Oil and Gas?

This SPE Live looks at HSE in the oil and gas industry in Africa, focusing on how organizations have adapted and implemented change, in both field and general operations. It also addresses the importance of mental health awareness and advocacy, discussing what has been done in the region and what more can be done.

Watch on demand.

In Their Professional Opinion

Industry Interviews are 30-minute voice-only dialogues with experts about their personal and professional experiences in the oil and gas industry. Recorded live, but archived and available on-demand, these interviews are ready at your convenience even when you are pressed for time. Listen in.

Natural Gas Helps Eliminate Energy Poverty

With a staggering 1 billion people on the planet without access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, natural gas is one key solution to help lift these people out of poverty and improve their quality of life. Since 2000, the International Energy Agency reports that 26% of the gains in access have come from natural gas. And with new discoveries and facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, the future has never looked brighter.

Read more on SPE's Fueling Progress blog

SPE Online Education: Take Yourself to Greater Depths

Explore your technical knowledge right from your computer with SPE webinars, online training courses, and videos. Join our industry experts as they explore solutions to real problems and discuss trending topics. Learn more.

Video: Petroleum Resources Management System

SPE has two new offerings for the PRMS. These are very short videos explaining two of the most complicated topics in the document. Take a look now and watch for more to be added later. Watch now.

Chapters and Sections for the Africa Region