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May 2014 events

R&D Study Group – R&D and Technology Development Young Professionals Panel Discussion

Date: May 1, 2014
Summary: Provide a forum for open discussion about career paths, skills and other topics of interest to SPE Young Professionals in R&D and technology/product development. The panel will consist of 4 people. We ...

SPE YP - Volunteering at the Beacon

Date: May 3, 2014
Summary: Please join SPE-GCS Young Professionals in their support of The Beacon, a nonprofit organization helping the poor and homeless populations of the Houston area. Since opening in 2007, the Beacon ...

2014 Offshore Technology Conference

Date: May 5, 2014
Summary: Join us at Reliant Park in Houston for the Offshore Technology Conference. Discover why OTC is the best event to gain technical knowledge and make valuable contacts. OTC is brought ...

YP: OTC Week Networking Event with YPE

Date: May 6, 2014
Please register at http://www.ypenergy.org/en/cev/1763

Young Professionals Board Meeting

Date: May 6, 2014

SPEGCS Board of Directors Meeting

Date: May 8, 2014

SPE GCS Reservoir Study Group – Reservoir Technology Forum 2014

Date: May 8, 2014
Summary: The Reservoir Technology Forum is a one-day event designed to disseminate the knowledge and technology needed to achieve the many objectives of reservoir ... More

Northside: Introduction to Shallow Geo-hazards in Deep Water, and Drilling Hazards Associated with Exploration Around Salt

Date: May 13, 2014
Summary: Even though the Macondo incident in the Gulf of Mexico did not directly involve shallow drilling hazards, since Macondo, the oil and gas industry has focused increased attention on all ...

Petro Tech: 2014 Salary Survey Highlights

Date: May 13, 2014
Summary: Each year the Petro-Tech Study Group facilitates a salary survey for Techs in the Houston Metro area.  Petro-Tech salary surveys are in very high demand by employers and department managers ...

SPEI: FREE WEBINAR - Transferring Analytics into Oil & Gas

Date: May 14, 2014
Summary: Transferring Analytics into Oil & Gas: Powerful stories of the unexpected crossover of data analytics techniques between industry sectors Despite the world being ever more connected data-wise, it remains relatively ...

Drilling: Business Ethics - A Different Look: Justice and Fairness

Date: May 14, 2014
Summary: This 1-hour presentation is the third part of a three-part series that describes ethics from an academic and realistic standpoint. The talk includes interactive discussion and dialog and includes descriptions ...

PF&C Third Session in the First Annual Spring Lecture Series: Lifting the Veil from Unconventional Production

Date: May 14, 2014
Summary: The Project, Facilities and Construction Study Group is pleased to announce our Spring Lecture Series for 2014. This event shall focus on “Lifting the Veil from Unconventional Production”. Unconventional production ...

YP Volunteering with the All-Earth EcoBot Challenge

Date: May 17, 2014
Summary: Hosted by Education Foundation Harris County, the EcoBot Challenge is an opportunity for students in grades 5-8 to develop critical problem-solving skills in real-world situations that will help prepare them ...

Water & Waste Mgmt: NORM in Produced Waters: Basics of Problem Avoidance

Date: May 19, 2014
Summary: Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material or NORM is present in all materials but some areas have more of the materials than others.  The primary route of NORM from oil and gas ...

SPEI: FREE WEBINAR - Wellbore Stability – Keeping Wellbores Open

Date: May 20, 2014
Summary: In spite of more than 20 years of advances in the application of geomechanical principles to improve understanding of its causes and improvements in drilling practices to reduce its effects, ...

SPEI: Production and Flow Assurance Benefits of Subsea Processing

Date: May 20, 2014
Summary: Profile:  Randy Wester is the Global Director of Subsea Engineering at FMC Technologies. He has worked for FMC for 34 years in numerous technical and management roles at the regional ...

Permian Basin: High Performance Ceramics

Date: May 20, 2014
Summary: An investigation of the performance of a group of North Dakota Bakken wells was conducted for the purpose of assessing the relative benefit of premium ceramic proppants compared to 20/40 ...

Westside: Well Spacing Insights from Pilot Study in the Eagle Ford Shale

Date: May 21, 2014
Summary: In order to determine the optimal well spacing in a black oil region, a pilot test was organized.  An intense data acquisition program was conducted, including microseismic, fluid and proppant ...

Hydrocarbon Economics and Evaluation Symposium Young Professionals Workshop

Date: May 21, 2014
Summary: Join us on Wednesday, May 21st at the Omni Houston Hotel for a half-day of hydrocarbon economics and evaluation at the HEES YP Workshop, sponsored by Baker Hughes. Our keynote ...

PF&C Fourth and Final Session in the First Annual Spring Lecture Series: Lifting the Veil from Unconventional Production

Date: May 21, 2014
Summary: The Project, Facilities and Construction Study Group is pleased to announce our Spring Lecture Series for 2014. This event shall focus on “Lifting the Veil from Unconventional Production”. Unconventional production ...

Reservoir: Data-Driven and Reduced Order Models in Reservoir Simulation

Date: May 22, 2014
Summary: Real-time reservoir management, optimization and uncertainty assessment requires an effective assimilation of all available data into multiple reservoir models to be able to generate accurate forecasts and ultimately, fast and ...

General Mtg: Light, Tight Oil in the Permian Delaware Basin: Recent Developments

Date: May 22, 2014
Summary:  ABSTRACT Operators are relying more and more on horizontal drilling to unlock the Permian region’s shale and tight oil resources in West Texas and eastern New Mexico.  This is particularly the case ...

SPE-GCS Annual Awards Banquet

Date: May 27, 2014
Summary: Plan to attend an inspirational evening where we will celebrate the multi-faceted achievements of several generations of superstars in the energy industry. The annual SPE-GCS Awards Banquet recognizes the ...

SPEI: FREE WEBINAR - Human Factors Technical Report

Date: May 28, 2014
Summary: In July 2012 the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) held a two-day summit on human factors to create a common understanding of the strategic challenges for the oil and gas ...

C&P: "The Geo-mechanics of a Clay Rich Formation in Southern Chile"

Date: May 28, 2014
Summary: Building a basis of design for completing and fracture stimulating conventional wells requires developing a profile with depth of in-situ stress, Young's Modulus, and leak-off coefficient. In these reservoirs, it ...

Bus Devt: A&D Markets – Current Activity and Driving Themes

Date: May 28, 2014
Summary: Join us at the Four Seasons Hotel for an in depth review of US A&D markets. The dynamics of the A&D markets are shifting. On the panel will be two ...

HSSE-SR: Ocean Energy: Safety Issues and Opportunities in the Horizon

Date: May 29, 2014
Summary: The Bureau of Safetyand Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), US Department of Interior has contracted with Texas A&M University and partner universities to stand-up an Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI). Dr. Mannan ...