Society of Petroleum Engineers

We collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, and provide opportunities for our members to enhance their technical and professional competence.

Enable the global oil and gas exploration and production industry to share technical knowledge needed across younger generation and meet the world’s energy needs in a safe and environmentally responsible manner for the public benefit.

The calendar of events for the academic year 2017/2018:

Date Speaker Name of the event Venue More details
07/09/2017 N/A Meet & Greet FN2, Fraser Noble Building
12/09/2017 Steve Phimister - Vice president of Shell’s UK & Ireland Upstream Personal reflections on a career in the Oil and Gas Sector plus latest North Sea/UK Outlook and Challenges Taylor A21, Taylor Building
19/09/2017 Campbell Urquhart - Managing Director at White Cube Consulting Ltd. How to enhance employability Taylor A21, Taylor Building
26/09/2017 Professor Tina Hunter TBA Taylor A21, Taylor Building
27/09/2017 Uisdean Vass - Bond Dickinson LLP MER and Third Party Access to Infrastructure MR051, MacRobert Building
29/09/2017 N/A Pub Social Siberia Bar
03/10/2017 TBA Student Simplified Series: Oil: how it forms and how to find it. Old Senate Room
03/10/2017 N/A Elections Old Senate Room
10/10/2017 Tony Stead – BD Manager in Stork Public Speaking Workshop Old Senate Room
18/10/2017 N/A Field Trip to Maerk Training Maersk Training in Kingswells, Aberdeen
24/10/2017 N/A Petrobowl Qualifiers Old Senate Room
1/11/2017 Petrophysics Graduates from Shell Student Simplified Series: ‘Introduction to Petrophysics and how petrophysical data is used in exploration process’ Old Senate Room
7/11/2017 N/A Pub Social The Bobbin
30/01/2018 SPE Distinguished Lecturer Dr Steve Cuddy of Baker Hughes, a GE Company Fractals – What they can tell you about your hydrocarbon volume North Sea Example New King's 1
25/02/2018 N/A Petrocup Football Tournament Aberdeen Sports Village
01/02/2018 Sanzhar Zharkeshov – Senior Drilling Engineer in Merlin ERD Talk about extended reach and complex wells drilling New King's 1
03/03/2018 TBA Conference: ‘New Face of the Industry’ Macrobert Lecture Theatre
28/03/2018 N/A Visit to Aker Solutions Aker Solutions Facility in Howe Moss Avenue, Aberdeen