ConocoPhillips Promises Big Changes as It Acquires Concho in $9.7-Billion Deal
ConocoPhillips promised more than just growth and costs savings when it announced a deal to acquire Concho.
ExxonMobil Platform Becomes Tallest Structure Converted to Artificial Reef in the Gulf of Mexico
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement approved the conversion of the Lena compliant tower platform into an artificial reef under the bureau’s Rigs to Reefs program.
Firm That Transforms Surface Properties With Lasers Wins Top Prize at ATCE Startup Village
FLITE Material Sciences says that its unique lasering process can be used on just about any type of material to make it either repel or attract water and oil. For an industry that deals with a lot of both, the technology has many potential use cases.
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ATCE 2020: 27–29 October
ATCE is going virtual! ATCE 2020 will feature technical presentations, training courses, special events for young professionals, students, and experienced leaders, and an exhibition with more than 100 companies.
With your registration, you'll have access to content, connections, and companies during show days and later on-demand for 90 days.
Let's Be Proud of Our Industry
Leigh-Ann Russell, BP, reflects on a sign that reads "I love oil and gas. Let's be proud of our industry."
For more about the contributions of our industry, check our new Energizing Our Lives page.
Recognizing Awards Recipients
Join us on LinkedIn for an SPE Awards celebration. Share your congratulations with this year’s awards recipients alongside their friends, family and colleagues. Visit for a different celebration each week through the end of October. View the celebration.
The September issue of SPE Drilling & Completion features papers ranging from real-time monitoring and completion to minimizing erosion and cement additives. Subscribe to SPE’s journals to unlock a wealth of knowledge from across industry and academia.
PetroWiki is a free resource from SPE created to answer many basic petroleum engineering and operational questions. SPE members can update or add to PetroWiki content to share their expertise.
Your section or chapter can encourage primary and secondary students to pursue careers in science, math, technology, and engineering by participating in classroom visits. Hands-on experiments engage students while simultaneously teaching them about energy.