SPE United States and Mexico

Regional Director's Brief

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Simeon Eburi

I hope you have been able to take some time off this summer to recharge and re-energize. In this month’s brief, I will share thoughts on the SPE Board elections, the SPE Strategy Planning process, and a few other event highlights from the region.

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President's Column

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Medhat M. Kamal

Envisioning the Future of SPE

The SPE Strategic plan has been updated, and the changes to SPE’s bylaws have been finalized.

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SPE Members in US and Mexico Regions Receive 60 Regional Awards

SPE awards recognize members who have contributed exceptional service and leadership to the society and the community, as well as those who made major professional contributions to their technical disciplines.

In 2022, the US and Mexico Regions awarded 60 Regional Awards to well-deserved recipients! Find your region below and take the time to view the recipients and learn why they are receiving the awards.

We encourage you to congratulate your peers and colleagues and learn more about the awards program .

Call for Volunteers

SPE is looking for members to volunteer on committees that manage various programs and activities.

Your knowledge, experience, and participation is needed to help ensure the success of these SPE programs. See the full list of opportunities. There are many local, global, and virtual opportunities that need volunteers. Login with your SPE.org credentials, review the opportunities and apply.

Natural Gas Helps Eliminate Energy Poverty

With a staggering 1 billion people on the planet without access to electricity and clean cooking fuels, natural gas is one key solution to help lift these people out of poverty and improve their quality of life. Since 2000, the International Energy Agency reports that 26% of the gains in access have come from natural gas. And with new discoveries and facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa and other regions, the future has never looked brighter.

Read more on SPE's Fueling Progress blog

Video: Petroleum Resources Management System

SPE has two new offerings for the PRMS. These are very short videos explaining two of the most complicated topics in the document. Take a look now and watch for more to be added later. Watch now .

SPE Certification & PE License: New Online Exam Review Course

Expand your opportunities and education by obtaining the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification or PE license. We have updated the 2013 version of the exam review course with new content and simple navigation. The revised course prepares you for new content recently added to the exam. Learn more and register now .

Wanted: SPE Young Professionals

Engage the next generation of oil and gas professionals! The Ambassador Lecturer Program invites young professionals to present and share their experiences with local SPE chapters, universities, and schools. Learn more .

Regional Directors

Simeon Eburi
Gulf Coast, Southwestern, and Western

Robert Martinez
Eastern and Mid-Continent

Deb Ryan
Canada and Rocky Mountains

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