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Events for August 2011

Young Professionals: Back To School 2011
Sponsor: SPE-GCS Young Professionals and Christian Community Service Center (CCSC)
Day: Saturday 6-Aug-11 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Faith Lutheran Church 4600 Bellaire Blvd (Just inside Loop 610 @ Avenue B.) Bellaire, TX 77401
Summary: SPE-GCS Young Professionals and Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) would like to invite you to CCSC's Back To School program. This year, 6,000 children will receive grade-appropriate school...
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WEBINAR - Career Mgmt: Ethics Training Seminar - 1 hour requirement for Texas P. E.
Sponsor: Committee - Career Management
Speaker's Name: David Howell, P.E., Director of Licensing, Texas Board of Professional Engineers
Day: Wednesday 10-Aug-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Society of Petroleum Engineers Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 1075 Houston, TX 77042
Summary: The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section will present a continuing education seminar which will discuss ethics. This 1 hour seminar will qualify attendees for their annual ethics training...
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Career Mgmt: Ethics Training Seminar - 1 Hour Requirement for Texas P.E.
Sponsor: Career Management
Speaker's Name: David Howell, P.E., Director of Licensing, Texas Board of Professional Engineers
Day: Wednesday 10-Aug-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Society of Petroleum Engineers Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 1075 Houston, Texas 77042
Summary: The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section will present a continuing education seminar which will discuss ethics. This 1 hour seminar will qualify attendees for their annual ethics training...
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S&E: Atlantic Canada's Oil and Gas Industry: Responding to Regulatory Change
Sponsor: Study Group - Safety and Environment
Speaker's Name: Paul Barnes, Manager – Atlantic Canada, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
Day: Tuesday 16-Aug-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell St, 43rd Floor Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: Presentation will focus on how the offshore oil and gas industry in eastern Canada has responded to changes in the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) regulatory environment post recent aviation and...
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SPE GCS Board of Directors Meeting / Budget Review
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Day: Thursday 18-Aug-11 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: SPE Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1075 Houston, Texas 77042
Summary: The Gulf Coast Section will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. Please register so that we may have a proper head count for food. Register online or RSVP to Sharon...
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2011-2012 Kickoff - SPE Gulf Coast Section
Sponsor: SPE Gulf Coast Section Board of Directors
Day: Friday 19-Aug-11 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Hilton Houston Westchase 9999 Westheimer Road Houston, Texas 77042
Summary: Our 2011-2012 SPE Gulf Coast Section Kickoff meeting will be held on Friday, August 19, 2011 at the Hilton Houston Westchase. This is an important opportunity to share contacts & best practices among...
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UH Merit Badge Fair
Sponsor: University of Houston
Day: Wednesday 24-Aug-11 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: UH Merit Badge University
Summary: SPE GCS Community Services is seeking volunteers to assist, develop and lead in teaching the Energy Merit Badge (6hr) on Engineering or Geology courses. This programs promotes Boy Scouts...
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C&P: Proppant Diagenesis - Integrated Analyses Provide New Insights into Origin, Occurrence, and Implications for Proppant Performance
Sponsor: Study Group - Completions & Production
Speaker's Name: Bob Duenckel, Directory of Technical Development, CARBO Ceramics
Day: Wednesday 24-Aug-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Greenspoint Club
Summary: In the application of hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas reservoirs the objective is to create a conductive pathway for hydrocarbons to flow into the wellbore. This is accomplished by placing into...
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Young Professionals Night at the (Turtle) Races Happy Hour
Sponsor: Young Professionals
Day: Thursday 25-Aug-11 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Little Woodrow's - Midtown 2306 Brazos Street Houston, TX 77006
Summary: Please join SPE-GCS Young Professionals for an evening of networking and fun at Little Woodrow's famous Turtle Races! Come out to meet and greet fellow YPs, enjoy one of numerous cold beers on tap, and...
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SPEI Events
SPEI: Review for the Principles and Practice Exam
Speaker's Name: Richard Hughes and Bill McCain
Day: Tuesday 16-Aug-11 8:30 AM to Wednesday 17-Aug-11 5:30 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Suite 1075 Houston, TX 77042
Summary: Register here: This course offers a review of the typical petroleum engineering problems found on the professional registration examination. Topics include drilling and completion, production logging...
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SPEI: GHG and CCS Regulatory and Legal Framework
Speaker's Name: Kipp Coddington
Day: Wednesday 7-Sep-11 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
Summary: Regsiter here: This 1-day course reviews the evolving regulatory and legal frameworks that will govern Green House Gases (GHG) and the emerging field of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)...
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SPEI: Green House Gases (GHG) and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Regulatory and Legal Framework
Speaker's Name: Kipp Coddington
Day: Wednesday 7-Sep-11 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
Summary: Regsiter here: This 1-day course reviews the evolving regulatory and legal frameworks that will govern Green House Gases (GHG) and the emerging field of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)...
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SPEI: Public Outreach and Education: Preparing CCS Professionals for Engaging Stakeholders
Speaker's Name: Lindsey Tollefson
Day: Thursday 8-Sep-11 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
Summary: Register here: Carbon capture and storage (CSS) project team members will understand and apply effective public education and outreach strategies in selecting, permitting, and operating a carbon...
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SPEI: Shale Reservoirs: Identification, Evaluation, Development and Optimization
Speaker's Name: Selim Hannan
Day: Tuesday 13-Sep-11 9:00 AM to Thursday 15-Sep-11 5:30 PM
Location: SPEI Houston Training Center 10777 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042
Summary: Register here: This three-day course addresses the role of shale gas as a new energy source, deals with geological, geochemical, geophysical, petrophysical, drilling, completion, production, optimization...
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Events for September 2011

THE WORLD ENERGY DILEMMA
Sponsor: Study Group - General Meeting
Speaker's Name: Louis W. Powers, Powers Petroleum Consultants, President
Day: Thursday 8-Sep-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Petroleum Club, 43rd floor, Exxonmobil Building 800 Bell Street Houston, Texas 77002
Summary: The U. S. economy has relied on inexpensive and abundant energy since becoming a world power. Technical advances in oil and gas discovery and extraction have allowed the world to increase the...
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Data Ripping – Excel Efficiency
Sponsor: Study Group - Petro-Tech
Speaker's Name: Jessica Mccormick, Sr. Engineering Tech, Black Stone Minerals
Day: Tuesday 13-Sep-11 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Sheraton Brookhollow Hotel 3000 North Loop West Houston, TX 77092
Summary: Register here: Techs maintain balance between varying sources of information, assimilating and analyzing in a multitude of ways based on department demand. Whether you're a Geo Tech, Reserves...
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C&P: Haynesville Shale production practice - is it any different?
Sponsor: Study Group - Completions & Production
Speaker's Name: Ibrahim S. Abou-Sayed, i-Stimulation Solutions, Inc.
Day: Thursday 15-Sep-11 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Greenspoint Club
Summary: Shale and unconventional gas reservoirs represent a major element of the USA energy supply. Gas shale production is approaching 25% of total gas production and has reversed the gas policy of the...
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