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ATCE 2020


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.

Learn more about ATCE and register today.

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.

Members in Transition

SPE is here to support our members during the extraordinary circumstances of our industry today. We’ve compiled information, resources, and programs to assist our members during the current downturn. 

View the Members in Transition toolkit

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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.

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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.