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S o c i e t y o f P e t r o l e u m E n g i n e e r s
To collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledgeconcerning the exploration, development, and production ofoil and gas resources, and related technologies for the publicbenefit; and to provide opportunities for professionals toenhance their technical and professional competence.
SPE is a key resource for technical knowledge andprovides services through its publications, events,training and online resources at www.spe.org.
SPE is a global not-for-profit organization organized as a Stichting, afoundation under the laws of The Netherlands. SPE is governedby a 27-member international Board of Directors representingSPE’s geographic and technical diversity. Incomefrom SPE events and services is invested back intoSPE to support many other society programs.
SPE has offices in Calgary, Dallas, Dubai, Houston, Kuala Lumpur,London, and Moscow to serve its worldwide membership.
SPE is the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other proessionals worldwide in the upstream segment o the oil and gas industry.Ofcially ounded in 1955, SPE’s predecessor organizationsdate rom the birth o the oil industry in the late 1880s.