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Calendar Events for June 2008


2008 Sporting Clays Tournament
Sponsor: Society of Petroleum Engineers
Days: Fri 6-Jun-08 7:30 AM - to - 5:30 PM CST
Location: Rio Brazos Hunting Preserve, 4430 Guyler Road, Simonton (Wallis) Texas 77485 USA
Summary: On behalf of officers and committee members of the 2008 Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section Sporting Clays Tournament, it is my pleasure to announce this year’s event to be held at Rio Brazos benefitting the SPE-GCS Scholarship Fund & Bright Light Foundation.
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Roughneck Camp
Sponsor: Young Professionals
Days: Fri 13-Jun-08 8:00 AM - to - 5:30 PM CST
Location: Renaissance Houston Hotel 6 E Greenway Plaza Houston TX 77046
Summary: The YP Annual Roughneck Camp is a one day conference focused on networking and introducing new professionals, interns, and local college students to the industry. Typically, the main presentation...
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Corporate Ethics & Compliance -- The Impact of What is Happening Today
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Harry Britt Manager of Ethics & Compliance, El Paso Corporation
Days: Tue 17-Jun-08 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Location: Houston Racquet Club 10709 Memorial Drive Houston TX 77024
Summary: A discussion of: What are "ethics" and "compliance", Why should we be concerned about ethics and compliance, Recent public and government initiatives, Corporate ethics and compliance programs ...
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop, Session 1: "Concept Selection"
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: James A.(Jim) Haney, Senior Staff Consultant and Alp A. Kocaman, Supervisor- Marine Engineering J. Ray McDermott
Days: Tue 17-Jun-08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Location: J. Ray McDermott (14th Floor Auditorium) 757 N. Eldridge Pkwy. Houston TX 77079
Summary: This 5 part workshop is aimed at imparting basic concepts and facilities knowledge to graduate new hires and summer interns of EP companies and contractors, while allowing...
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SPE GCS Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Days: Thu 19-June-08 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Location: Petroleum Club of Houston 800 Bell Street Houston Texas 77002
Summary: The Gulf Coast Section will hold its monthly Board of Directors meeting. Please register so that we may have a proper head count. Anyone is welcome to attend...
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Future Events



Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop, Session 2: "Processing"
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Robert W. Chin, PHD PE Shell
Days: Tue 1-July-08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Location: Fluor Engineering One Fluor Daniel Drive Sugarland TX 77478
Summary: Overview of basic topsides processing of oil, gas and water, as well as introduce Piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) and Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)....
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop, Session 3: " Valves"
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Ron Manson Director of Application Engineering, Cameron
Days: Tue 15-July-08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Location: Cameron (San Saba Room) 3250 Briarpark Dr. Houston TX 77042
Summary: This session will showcase Cameron Valves, who will bring field examples of all valve types, as well as explain when to use which valve; also an overview of materials selection for various service conditions...
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Oil Patch Orientation
Sponsor: Continuing Education
Speaker: John Farina, Ron Hinn, Brian Musso, Ken Arnold, Marty Stetzer
Days: Tue 29-July-08 8:30 AM - to - 5:30 PM CST
Location: Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel 12400 Greenspoint Drive Houston Texas 77060
Summary: This seminar is the most popular SPE program. The course is designed as non-technical audio-visual guided tour through the oil patch, illustrating the basic equipment and techniques used in the discovery, development and production of petroleum...
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop, Session 4: " Electrical and Instrumentation"
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Ron Manson Director of Application Engineering, Cameron
Days: Tue 29-July-08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Location: Shell (Woodcreek Room B 101/109) 200 North Dairy Ashford Houston TX 77079
Summary: This session will cover basic information about the role of electrical and instrumentation in a facilities development, including pneumatic controls, DCS, PLC systems, etc...
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge Workshop, Session 5: "Subsea"
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction Study Group
Speaker's Names: Decie Autin Subsea and Pipeline Engineering Manager, ExxonMobil Development Co.
Days: Wed 13-Aug-08 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST
Location: Exxon (Suite GP6-244) 12450 Greenspoint Dr. Houston TX 7706
Summary: This session will cover basic subsea equipment, maintenance processes, remote operated vehicles (ROVs), flowlines, umbilicals, risers, etc...
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Articles/Miscellaneous

2007-2008 Section Annual Report
The Board of Directors of the Gulf Coast Section is pleased to announce that our 2007-2008 Section Annual Report has been submitted to SPEI. This report documents our section’s continued strong technical, social, and education programs while implementing and leveraging several new initiatives in furtherance of our Mission Statement and Strategic Plan. We encourage all members to review the report....

Young Professionals Board 2008-2009
The membership committee is proud to announce the selection of the following 16 individuals, who were selected from a group of very strong candidates. Young Professionals constitute 20% of the Gulf Coast Section, making the actions of the upcoming board more important than ever...

Licensed Engineers Needed
SPE invites you to support the professionalism of engineers and petroleum engineering licensing programs on November 13–14 by participating in the PE Cut Score Session in Houston. This session will be held at the SPE Houston Office at 10777 Westheimer Road, Suite 1075.....

Call for Abstracts - 2009 ESP Workshop
This workshop is devoted to enhancement of operation, maintenance, and technical advancement of ESP’s. The Program committee solicits abstracts for high interest papers and short stories dealing with ESP and ESPCP production operations...

Photo Albums of recent events including 2008 Houston Golf Tournament, Petrobowl, and YP Dinner
Photos of recent events with including The Annual Houston Cup Golf Tournament sponsored by SPE-GCS to raise funds for scholarships and educational opportunities, 2007 Petrobowl, and January YP Development Dinner with Michael Economedies....

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