About SPE Gulf Coast Section

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is an international volunteer nonprofit organization that has many sections all over the world. The Houston-area section, named the Gulf Coast Section, takes pride in being one of the largest and most active of the SPE sections. The SPE Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS) was established on December 13, 1935.

The mission of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section is to enhance technical knowledge among our members through local events, to promote camaraderie and networking in our industry, to educate and serve the community, and to provide scholarships to students entering the oil and gas industry. The SPE-GCS raises money through various events which support over $350,000 in scholarships every year.

Download the SPE-GCS Fact Sheet 

Download the 2013 SPE-GCS Strategic Plan

SPE Houston Office Information

The SPE Houston Office, opened in September 1995, is the focal point for all SPE Gulf Coast Section activities.

SPE Gulf Coast Section
10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 1075
Houston, TX  77042
Phone: 713.779.9595
Fax: 713.779.4216


Office Hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday thru Friday


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