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Calendar Events for August 2009

Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop-Subsea
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Daniel Berman, Christa Lawson, and Arnold Eben - BP
Days: Tue 11-Aug-09 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM CST
Location: British Petroleum (BP), 200 Westlake Park Blvd, Houston Texas 77079
Summary: Part 5 of the 5 part Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop will cover basic subsea equipment, maintenance processes, remote operated vehicles (ROVs), flowlines, umbilicals, risers, etc...
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SPE GCS Board of Directors / Follow-Up Budget Review Meeting
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Days: Fri 21-Aug-09 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM CDT
Location: Hilton Houston Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road, Houston Texas 77042
Summary: A Board of Directors and follow-up budget review meeting will take place at the Hilton Houston Westchase, just before our annual kickoff meeting, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm...
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2009-2010 Kickoff - SPE Gulf Coast Section
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Days: Fri 21-Aug-09 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM CDT
Location: Hilton Houston Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road, Houston Texas 77042
Summary: Our 2009-2010 SPE Gulf Coast Section Kickoff meeting will be held on Friday, August 21, 2009 at the Hilton Houston Westchase. This is an important opportunity to share contacts & best...
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Future Events


Sponsor: Northside Study Group
Speaker's Names: Jack Sanford, Completion Engineering Consultant - ENI/Noble
Days: Tue 8-Sep-09 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ADT
Location: Greenspoint Club, 16925 Northchase Dr. , Houston TX 77060
Summary: Multizone single trip systems are currently being evaluated for deep water lower tertiary (LT) trends where multiple sand-control completion intervals are required. However, this technology...
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The Economy - Implications for Oil & Gas
Sponsor: General Meeting Study Group
Speaker's Names: Scott Nyquist, Director - Houston Office McKinsey & Company
Days: Thurs 10-Sep-09 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston, 800 Bell Street , Houston Texas 77002 USA
Summary: Given the energy market’s strong correlation with the economy, the speed of the overall recovery is the single most important factor impacting the outlook for the oil and gas industry...
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S&E: Offshore Arctic - Discharge and Relief Well Challenges
Sponsor: Safety and Environment Group
Days: Tue 15-Sep-09 8:00 AM - Wed 16-Sep-09 5:00 PM
Location: Omni Hotel - Westside, 13210 Katy Freeway, Houston TX USA
Summary: Offshore Arctic drilling and production operations present many challenges. Two major challenges are managing the waste stream and ensuring that well control procedures, processes...
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PF&C: Offshore Wind Power ar Greater Gabbard: A Case Study
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Michael Bateman, P.E., VP of Technology and Sales - Heerema Fabrication Group Engineering
Days: Tue 15-Sep-09 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Location: Houston Racquet Club, 10709 Memorial Drive, Houston TX 77024 US
Summary: Wind Power is an up-and-coming technology that is finding its way offshore. Turbines have grown and become more efficient, allowing them to be economically placed in ever deeper...
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Petro Tech Study Group Luncheon
Sponsor: Collarini Energy Staffing and the Petro Tech Study Group
Speaker's Names: Suzanne del Rosario-Davis, Consultant - Halliburton Software & Asset Solutions
Days: Tue 15-Sep-09 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
Location: Sheraton/Brookhollow Hwy 290 & I 610 W - 3000 North Loop West, Houston TX 77092
Summary: Suzanne del Rosario-Davis, currently a Senior Production Consultant, has been with Halliburton since March 2006. Prior to that she had been in the oil and gas industry since 1989, working with...
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Business Development: Bakken - the Oil Resource Play
Sponsor: Business Development Study Group
Speaker's Names: James J. Volker, CEO - Whiting Petroleum Corporation; TBD
Days: Wed 16-Sep-09 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Location: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL - 1300 Lamar St., Houston Texas 77010
Summary: Join the Business Development Study Group at the Four Seasons Hotel as we hear from two distinguished speakers on recent activity and forward direction of the Williston Basin’s Bakken oil...
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Articles/Miscellaneous

SPE President's Award for Section Excellence
Congratulations! The Gulf Coast Section was selected to receive the SPE President’s Award for Section Excellence. This prestigious award recognizes SPE sections whose efforts in member programs

SPE Short Courses Presented in Houston
In efforts to support and build career and lifelong learning needs, SPE has just completed construction of a training center in Houston. This facility will allow SPE to provide a variety of cost-effective continuing education courses year round. View the Houston schedule here.

SPE Forum on Operational and Technical Innovation for Field Rejuvenation
On behalf of the Steering Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to apply for the forum on Operational and Technical Innovation for Field Rejuvenation, 25-30 October 2009, Dorado Del Mar, Puerto Rico. The deadline to apply is August 11th - more info here.

SIPES Houston Chapter Presents the Fall 2009 Continuing Education Seminar
The SIPES Houston Chapter Presents the Fall 2009 Continuing Education Seminar: Applications of New Geophysical and Petrophysical Technology for the Independent Friday, September 18, 2009 The past...

SPE International Honors and Awards - GCS
SPE International Honors and Awards SPE honors and awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the industry, the engineering profession, or to SPE. We're pleased to...

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