January 2015 Events

 
General Mtg: EC-Drill - a Managed Pressure Drilling System for Floating Drilling Rigs

Location: Petroleum Club, 43rd Floor, ExxonMobil Building
Date: January 8, 2015
Summary:The presentation will introduce the new EC-Drill Managed Pressure Drilling system, and the history of its development.  The principals of operation are explained and major components along with their functions shown...

YP - Professional Event + Happy Hour - "Financial Strategies for Petroleum Engineers"

Location: Tasting Room - City Centre
Date: January 8, 2015
Summary: Interested in learning how to handle your finances? Join us as Chris Wilbur and Davin Bell discuss student loans, asset protection strategies, employee benefits in the oil industry, investment basics, and home buying! ...

SPEI: Global PetroBowl Question-Writing Session

Location: SPEI Training Center
Date: January 10, 2015
Summary: The SPE Global PetroBowl Workgroup will be hosting a PetroBowl Question-Writing Session on January 10, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  A continental breakfast and a box lunch will be included...

Northside: Fracturing With Little Or No Water

Location: Greenspoint Club
Date: January 13, 2015
Summary: The projected self-sufficiency of energy in North America is due to the success of horizontal wells and multi-stage hydraulic fracturing.   The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 140 billion gallons of water are needed annually for hydraulic fracturing operations in the United States alone ...

Petro Tech: The Evolution of the Red Folder: AFE Workflow

Location:  Sheraton Brookhollow
Date: January 13, 2015
Summary: Historically, AFEs have been thought of as a piece of paper circulated as a formality to allow executives to approve or reject, based on their merits and available budget ...

SPE-GCS Board of Directors Meeting

Location: SPE Houston Offices
Date: January 15, 2015
Summary: Monthly meeting of SPE-GCS Board of Directors ...

YP - Volunteer at Houston Marathon

Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
Date: January 18, 2015
Summary:   Please join the Young Professionals group as we volunteer at the Houston Marathon EXPO 2015 as part of the Green Crew ...

RPSEA Flow Assurance TAC

Location: Greater Ford Bend Economic Development Council Board Room
Date: January 20, 2015
Summary:   RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Flow Assurance Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to ensure reliable and economic production in deepwater by the appriopriate design and operation through predection, management, remediation of deposition and line plugs by focusing on organic, inorganic and solids management. TAC are open to the public at no cost....

PFC:SPE Distinguished Lecturer: Shale Plays: How Technology, Governments, Regulators, Academia, and the Public Have Changed the World's Energy Supply

Location: Norris Center at City Center
Date: January 20, 2015
Summary:   The global shale revolution is just beginning.  Production from US shale reservoirs has increased from 2.5 Bcf/d to over 25 Bcf/d since 2007, illustrating the viability of this prolific new source of long-term gas supply ...

RPSEA Subsea Systems TAC

Location: Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council Board Room
Date: January 20, 2015
Summary:   RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Subsea Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to develop technology and qualify equipment to enable the deployment of "subsea facilites for 60 mile tie-backs from 10,000 ft water depths". TAC are open to the public at no cost ...

"Building a Dividend Growth Machine" Using Energy Sector Equities and MLPs

Location: Norris Center - Westchase
Date: January 20, 2015
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RPSEA Drilling, Completions and Interventions; Environmental, Safety and Regulatory TAC

Location: Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council Board Room
Date: January 21, 2015
Summary:   RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Drilling, Completions and Interventions Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to improve deepwater drilling operations. RPSSEA Ultra-DeepWater Environmental,  ...

Westside: Unconventional Asset Development Workflow in the Eagle Ford Shale

Location: Norris Westchase Center
Date: January 21, 2015
Summary:   The Eagle Ford shale is recognized as the largest oil and gas development in the world, based on capital investment (Wood Mackenzie, 2013).  Development typically consists of horizontal wells stimulated with multiple hydraulic fracture stages ...

RPSEA Geosciences and Reservoir Engineering TAC

Location: Norris Center at City Center
Date: January 21, 2015
Summary:   The global shale revolution is just beginning.  Production from US shale reservoirs has increased from 2.5 Bcf/d to over 25 Bcf/d since 2007, illustrating the viability of this prolific new source of long-term gas supply ...

RPSEA Metocean TAC

Location: Chevron, 1400 Smith Street, Room 15094
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary:   RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Metocean Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to study effects of changing weather patterns on hurricane severity, operational 3D forecast modeling capable of simulating the loop/eddies and modeling for strong near-bottom currents. TAC are open to the public at no cost. ...

RPSEA Floating Facilities and Risers & Systems Engineering TAC

Location: Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council Board Room
Date: January 22, 2015
Summary: RPSEA Ultra-DeepWater Floating Facilities and Resers & Systems Engineering Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)'s goal is to further technology and fill gaps related to deepwater floating systems and their associated moorings and risers. TAC are open to the public at no cost....