The SPE Gulf Coast Section has many members who should be considered for recognition as part of the Society’s Honors and Awards Program. The SPE awards program recognizes significant technical and professional contributions to the worldwide oil and gas industry and to the petroleum engineering profession.

SPE members have made many outstanding and significant professional and technical contributions to our industry, yet many deserving individuals have not yet been recognized for their work. Please take a few minutes to identify professional associates and consider nominating them for the relevant awards. Information on all the Society’s awards, nomination criteria, processes, and former recipients can all be found online at

The deadline for receipt of nominations by the SPE office in Richardson, Texas, is February 15. You can complete the forms and submit your nomination for a candidate independently, or you can recommend candidates to the chair of the Gulf Coast Section Nominating committee, Susan Howes at