The Gulf Coast Section of SPE is the perfect place to advertise your company for maximum reach to the right individuals. Our website averages over 33,000 visitors each month and our publications go out to over 11,000 members. 

We offer many ways to advertise with us so that you can find an opportunity that best meets your business goals.






Online Newsletter Opportunities

Effective August 2022 – July 2023 Program Year

Reach and Frequency

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section Newsletter is now offering copies of Connect exclusively online in a beautiful magazine-like format allowing viewers to flip through the pages and easily click links on points of interest, from August through July. The newsletter has a reach of over 11,400 members of the SPE Gulf Coast Section, which covers 29 counties in the Greater Houston area, and our five Student Chapters: Texas A&M, Prairie View A&M University, University of Houston, Rice University and Houston Community College.

Production Specifications

All ad materials should be submitted digitally to our Advertising Coordinator at

Click Here to contact our Ad Department for more information or to submit an ad.

Advertising Rates

  • Full Page with No Bleed: $1,500.00
  • 1/2 Page Horizontal: $700.00 
  • 1/3 Page Horizontal: $550.00
  • 1/4 Page: $400.00

All prices listed are in USD. We offer a 5% discount on a 4 month ad commitment, 10% discount on 6 month ad commitment and a 15% discount with a 12 month ad commitment.

Advertisement Specifications

Only high resolution PDF files converted to a CMYK and 300 dpi will be accepted. All fonts and images must be embedded in your PDF. Please set your file size to the dimensions listed below. Only full page ads that bleed should be set up with bleeds. Ads submitted with the wrong dimensions will not be accepted.


e-Newsletter Opportunities

Reach and Frequency

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section distributes a monthly e-Newsletter twice each month to over 11,000 recipients; once at the beginning of the month and a second in the middle of the month.

Each monthly e-Newsletter, on average, has a 35% open rate with a 8.9% click-through rate on each email distributed.

Advertising Rates

  • Monthly Rate - Price includes one ad per e-Newsletter.
  • e-Newsletters are sent twice monthly
  • $250.00 - 4x/Month

We offer a 10% discount on a 6 month ad committment and a 15% discount with a 12 month ad committment.

Advertisement Specifications

The graphic should be 600 X 118 pixels at 72 dpi. Please provide a URL to direct users to your landing page.


Website Homepage Opportunities

Reach and Frequency

The website averages over 33,000 visitors to the homepage each month. There are 6 sponsorship spots available each month on our homepage and throughout the website on the right sidebar. 

Advertising Rates

  • 12 Months: $ 1,600.00
  • 6 Months: $ 800.00
  • 3 Months:$ 400.00

Advertisement Specifications

  • File Types Accepted: JPG, GIF, BMP
  • Static images only, no animated GIFs or Flash.
  • Pixel Width: 356
  • Pixel Height: 187
  • Maximum File Size: 20K
  • Resolution: 72 dpi
  • Target URLs: One target URL accepted


Event Listing and Custom Opportunities

In addition to advertising in our Connect digital newsletter and e-Newsletter, SPE-GCS offers sponsorship placement with our monthly events. An advertising package can be customized to meet all of your advertising and sponsorship needs.

For more information and to create a customized package, please contact our Advertising Coordinator at


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For a complete guide to advertising opportunities with SPE-GCS, download our media guide. This easy-to-print format will allow you to share all information with your marketing team and decide on a plan that meets your business goals.




Advertising Contact
Advertising Coordinator

Newsletter Chair