For the eighth year in a row, SPE selected the Gulf Coast Section to receive the 2006 SPE President’s Award for Section Excellence. This prestigious award recognizes SPE sections whose efforts in member programs, technology dissemination, and cooperation with other civic and professional organizations are exceptional. The award will be presented at the President’s Luncheon on Wednesday, September 27 during the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.