This course provides an overview of the classification, estimation and reporting of reserves and resources. The focus of the course is on the SPE-PRMS (2018), but other systems such as SEC and COGEH are also included. The course will outline the key definitions of each of the main classes and categories of reserves and resources. The estimation methods which can be used, together with how and when each should be used is also covered. The course is illustrated by a series of case histories, examples and exercises that show the practical application of the principles.
SPE student members across Asia Pacific submit technical paper abstracts for the opportunity to present at the SPE Asia Pacific Regional Student Paper Contest at APOGCE. The shortlisted papers will be presented in front of a panel of judges in their respective Postgraduate or Undergraduate division. Winners of 2019 Asia Pacific Regional Student Paper Contest will be invited to attend and compete at the SPE International Student Paper Contest, to be held at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) from 5 – 7 October 2020 in Denver, Colorado, USA. In addition to showcasing their technical knowledge at the contest, the winning regional representatives will have the opportunity to meet practicing professionals and industry members from across the globe for their professional career development. Conference delegates are encouraged to attend and support the student presentations.
Enhance your expertise and stay up-to-date on best practices in a dynamic industry with live, instructor-led courses or convenient online learning. Discounted fees available for SPE members. SPE will certify that a participant registered and attended a course by providing Continuing Education Units (CEUs) which reflect the course title, date, location and hours/length. You may view how many CEUs are given for each course by clicking on the corresponding course page in the catalog.
Upon reviewing the American Association of Engineering Societies’ (AAES) Engineering Competency Model, the SPE Soft Skills Committee established a task force to map AAES’ model to SPE’s competency models and drive the integration of both. Given the cyclical nature of the industry, how might individuals and companies prepare for a potential re-emergence of the boom cycle? This article emphasizes the importance of soft skills in navigating the effects of systems and structures on human patterns of behavior.
A contest where teams of college students design and build an automated drilling rig able to deal with hazardous obstacles in a test block, showed how a small change can be engineered to matter. Vimlesh Bavadiya is leading a team of engineering students at the University of Oklahoma (OU) to repeat its victory in SPE’s Drillbotics competition next year.
The Trump administration is set to reduce the number of federally regulated waterways protected under the US Clean Water Act in a bid to help the energy and agriculture industries, according to a media report. The 1972 Clean Water Act has driven significant improvements in US water quality, according to the first comprehensive study of water pollution over the past several decades by researchers at UC Berkeley and Iowa State University.
SPE President Nathan Meehan provides guidance to young professionals and students on how to handle the downturn. Is Getting an Advanced Degree the Key to a Financially Rewarding Career? Start a career or study further? Should I Consider Graduate School? Graduate school can have a big impact on your career, but it isn't for everyone.
Most people who sign up for a MOOC – a massive open online course – never finish it, often completing less than half of the work. But does that mean they didn't get value from it? Should I Consider Graduate School? Graduate school can have a big impact on your career, but it isn't for everyone. Be clear about your expectations and what you hope to accomplish when pursuing an advanced degree.
Most people who sign up for a MOOC – a massive open online course – never finish it, often completing less than half of the work. But does that mean they didn't get value from it? Otto Alcantara Santos, Petrobras, discussed the extensive training program for development of the company's engineers and the positive results it has produced. Each of us is accountable for our own professional development. SPE is expanding its training course program to help you expand your capabilities.