Knowledge is what powers the E&P industry! We would like to recommend the
The SPE Distinguished Lecturers Program is one of the most popular programs offered
by the SPE. Each year, SPE selects a group of around 30 individuals who are experts
in their field and capable speakers to share their expertise with SPE members
through visits to local sections. You may download slides and graphics reports from the SPE's DL archives
is a multi-society library that provides a simple way to search for and access
a broad range of technical literature related to the oil and gas exploration and
production industry. From one place, you can search and buy documents from many
different professional societies, or similar organizations, that serve the oil
and gas industry.
The SPE Bookstore
offers a broad selection of books and proceedings relevant for the E&P industry
Oilfield terminology in English is not always easily translated into other languages.
To help transfer knowledge in the industry’s literature, SPE has developed a collaborative online glossary
that will allow members to contribute terms and definitions in multiple languages.
Technical Interest Groups
are groups of professionals, aligned by common technical interests, who meet
in an electronic community to share information and ideas, discuss topics of interest,
share documents, and answer questions posed by other community members.
Approved by the SPE Board in March 2007, this Petroleum Resources Management System
for defining reserves and resources was developed by an international group of
reserves evaluation experts and endorsed by the World Petroleum Council, the American
Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers,
and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
Oil and gas is a high-technology industry, where companies, scientists, and engineers
continually challenge the barriers of what is possible to find and produce energy.
Research and sharing of knowledge is an important part of this process. SPE offers
a variety of links
to help you get started in the right direction.