Traveling around the oil patch,we all encounter some very powerful images,in terms of location,faces and equipment.Have you ever captured these images digitally or on film? If so,please consider sharing your photographs with SPE by entering the 2004 SPE Photo Contest.Prizes and contest rules are listed below. Photos received by the entry deadline will be prominently displayed at the 2004 SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE’04)26-29 September,in Houston. One grand prize winning photo will be chosen by SPE members casting votes during ATCE ’04.The winning photo will have the honor of being recognized in ATCE ’05 marketing materials and/or in other SPE publications and venues. Prizes will also be awarded to the best photos in each of SPE ’s six technical disciplines.A panel of judges will select these winners. Photo Contest  rules:

•All entries must be received by 31 July 2004.
•All SPE members are eligible for entry.
•Photos may be submitted via e-mail to in a TIF or EPS file of 300DPI or better.
•Or,a print version of a photo may be mailed to SPE on 35 mm slides,CD ROM,or ZIP disk.A proof of the photo
must accompany these formats.
•The official entry form must accompany photos submitted by mail;for e-mail submissions,please supply the
requested information in the body of the e-mail.
•Entries are limited to three photos per SPE member.
•If corporate logos or company names are visible in the photo,SPE reserves the right to retouch or recrop it.
•Photos must be submitted based on one of SPE ’s six technical disciplines.
•By submitting an entry,you agree that SPE has the right to publish your photo(s)through any medium without
•Photos may be submitted in color or black/white.
•All photo entries must include SPE member name,member number,phone number,e-mail address (if available),
the location where the picture was taken,type of equipment shown,and the category in which the photo
is entered.
•Photos will not be returned.
•Photos must comply with EPA and OSHA standards.
•All entries will be judged on photographic impact,composition/subject matter,and quality (clarity and exposure).

Click here for complete contest rules and entry form