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October 2014 Events

Community Svces: Find Your Path 2014 Career Day Expo

Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
Date: October 1, 2014
Summary:   The 2014 “Find Your Path” Career Day Expo is an excellent opportunity to plant positive seeds in the minds of our youth. Hosted by the City of Houston Human ...

R&D Study Group: Building the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen

Location: Norris Conference Center - Westchase
Date: October 2, 2014
Summary: In this presentation, Dr. Maria Oden will present the short 5 year history of the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University where students are exposed to unique hands-on design ...

Volunteering at the Beacon

Location: The Beacon - John S. Dunn Outreach Center
Date: October 5, 2014
Summary:   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 ...

HSSE-SR: A Chemical Risk Prioritization Scoring Process for Exploration and Production Industry

Location: The Petroleum Club of Houston
Date: October 7, 2014
Summary: The oil and gas industry has been under increased scrutiny for its use of chemicals during exploration and production. Public perception is that hydraulic fracturing leads to chemical exposure and ...

Young Professionals Board Meeting

Location: ExxonMobil Downtown
Date: October 7, 2014
Summary: Please join SPE Young Professionals at the October Board Meeting. Registration is required to attend the board meeting.

Drilling: Reducing the Risk of Lock-Up and Buckling in Long Horizontals

Location: Petroleum Club of Houston
Date: October 8, 2014
Summary:   When drilling long horizontal wells, buckling is a common issue that drilling engineers are facing in designing and operations. The general perception is that when drill strings or casing ...

Cont Ed: How to Write an SPE Technical Paper

Location: Hilton Houston Westchase/Rio Ranch Restaurant & Bar
Date: October 8, 2014
Summary:   Why Write SPE Technical Papers? •The SPE Difference–Rigor: SPE meetings vs. commercially organized meetings–Prestige: SPE journals vs. commercial publications–Exposure: SPE’s globally-accessible, online library OnePetro–Over 35 SPE Technical Conferences worldwide ...

SPEI: Reservoir Aspects of Horizontal and Multilateral Wells

Location: Houston Training Center
Date: October 9, 2014
Summary: This course includes discussion on the practical issues and reservoir parameters of horizontal well projects. The topics include formation damage, drainage areas, well spacing, well reserves, ...

General Mtg: The Impact and Regulation of Texas Oil & Gas Production

Location: Petroleum Club, 43rd Floor, ExxonMobil Building
Date: October 9, 2014
Summary: Commissioner Craddick will address the impact of the Texas oil and gas industry on the Texas and national economic stage. The role of the Texas Railroad Commission regulating the ...

Membership: SPE-GCS/SWE-HA Wear Something Pink! Professional Networking Event

Location: The Downtown Club Houston Center
Date: October 9, 2014
Summary:   Come Join SPE-GCS and SWE-HA Section at the Wear Something Pink! Professional Networking Event for an evening of membership growth, membership retention, and professional networking.  The event theme is "Wear ...

Young Professionals Luncheon: Finding Energy’s Rational Middle

Location: Norris Conference Centers - Houston/Westchase
Date: October 13, 2014
Summary:   The Rational Middle Energy Series, sponsored by Shell, explores the need and desire for a balanced discussion about today’s energy issues by inviting open discussion with the goal of creating a path towards a better energy future ...