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Calendar Events for June 2010

2010 Emerging Engineers Conference - Riding the Energy Roller Coaster: Challenges, Innovations & Opportunities
Sponsor: Young Professionals
Speaker's Name: Panel of Speakers
Day: Thursday 3-June-10 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Houston Westchase, 9999 Westheimer Road, Houston TX 77042 USA
Summary: The Emerging Engineers Conference (EEC) is a one day event focusing on various topics that aims to shape and develop the careers of Young Professionals (YPs). EEC 2010 will feature a group...
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2010 Digital Energy Workshop: The Value of Real Time Data
Sponsor: SPE Gulf Coast Section and SPE Real Time Optimization Technical Interest Group
Speaker's Name: Panel of Speakers
Day: Tuesday 8-June-10 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Crown Plaza River Oaks Hotel, 2712 Southwest Freeway, Houston TX 77098 USA
Summary: This workshop will: Compile published reports on the value of real time data and host presentations of case studies on its value and benefit.
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2010 Sporting Clays Tournament
Sponsor: Sporting Clays
Day: Friday 11-June-10 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Rio Brazos Hunting Preserve, 4430 Guyler Road, Simonton (Wallis) Texas 77485 USA
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History of Key Safety Developments Over the Last 250 Years
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction
Speaker's Name: Iain Michael Light, Group Energy Director - Lloyd’s Register
Day: Tuesday 15-June-10 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Houston Racquet Club, 10709 Memorial Drive, Houston TX 77024 US
Summary: Today Iain’s talk is going to take us through a short history of key safety developments over the last 250 years. He will consider significant developments in a range of capital intensive high...
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge: Session 1. Concept Selection
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction
Day: Tuesday 15-June-10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Mustang Engineering - Opus Building, 17420 Katy Freeway, Houston TX 77079
Summary: An overview of Offshore concepts (steel pile jacket, SPAR, FPSO, TLP), construction/installation, including an explanation regarding under what conditions each concept is...
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Energy Security, Alternative Energy Sources and Technology
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers and the Career Mgmt Study Group
Speaker's Name: John Hofmeister, Founder and CEO - Citizens for Affordable Energy
Day: Thursday 17-June-10 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: The H.E.S.S. Club, 5430 Westheimer Road, Houston Texas 77056 USA
Summary: John Hofmeister, Founder and CEO of the not-for-profit (501(c)(3)), nation-wide membership association, Citizens for Affordable Energy, and also retired President of Shell Oil Company, will be...
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SPE GCS Board of Directors Meeting
Sponsor: Board of Directors
Day: Thursday 17-June-10 7:30 AM
Location: SPE Houston Office 10777 Westheimer Road, 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 breakfast...
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NSPS, NESHAP, NAAQS, and GHG From Advocacy to Implementation to Execution: A Systemic Approach to Success
Sponsor: Study Group - Safety and Environment
Speaker's Name: Kyle Jantzen, Air Emissions Compliance Manager - Exterran
Day: Thursday 24-June-10 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Houston Petroleum Club 800 Bell St Ste 4300 Houston, TX 77002
Summary: The presentation will discuss the current situation surrounding water usage and treatment standards in the U.S. Shale gas plays, this will be focused in the Marcellu...
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Future Events

Expanding Facilities Knowledge: Session 2. Processing
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction
Day: Thursday 1-July-10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Technip - Energy Tower I, 11700 Katy Freeway, Houston TX 77079
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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Roughneck Camp 2010: Beyond the Classroom
Sponsor: Chevron, BHP Billiton, TAM International, Ryder Scott, PetroSkills, Wild Well Control, & Verdande Technology
Day: Thursday 8-July-10 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Chevron, 1500 Louisiana Street, Houston Texas 77002
Summary: Roughneck Camp is an all day event focused on networking and introducing students, interns, and new professionals to the industry. The event has been held annually since 2002 with around 200...
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Expanding Facilities Knowledge: Session 3. Flow Assurance
Sponsor: Projects, Facilities and Construction
Day: Thursday 15-July-10 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Shell - Woodcreek B101/109, 200 N. Dairy Ashford, Houston TX 77079
Summary: Flow Assurance is keeping the flow path open. This session will examine the flow assurance basics of thermal/hydraulics and solids management as well as highlight an example of use in the...
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Articles/Miscellaneous

Chairman's Corner June 2010
How valuable is your SPE membership to you? Your continued membership conveys the message that you find value in being a member of SPE. What SPE opportunities are more valuable than others? Are...

2010 Gulf Coast Section Annual Report
The 2010 Gulf Coast Section has been completed and is now available to view online here.

Volunteer Opportunity - YP and the Children's Museum of Houston
During your volunteer experience, you have the chance to interact with kids and help out with action-packed exhibits! Contact Lucas_Smith@ryderscott.com or Kimberly_Thames@oxy.com with any questions or visit the SPEGCS Volunteer Opportunity page for more info.

Ted Frankiewicz Podcast Available
Distinguished Lecturer, Ted Frankiewicz has more than 30 years' experience with Occidental Petroleum, Unocal Corp., Natco Group, and, currently, SPEC Services....

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 and register here.

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