JPT Special Section

This 17 article special section pays tribute to petroleum engineers, their technical achievements, and examines the issues that will  shape the profession in the near future.

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Petroleum Engineering—The Best Profession
Rustom Mody, Vice President Technical Excellence-Enterprise Technology, Baker Hughes, a GE company

Meeting the World’s Energy Needs Through Innovation and Insight
JPT asked several active SPE members about the appeal of petroleum engineering, the significance of the work they do, and what the future may hold.

Did I Make the Right Career Choice?
JPT asked several active young professionals about their career path thus far and what they liked about petroleum engineering.

The Challenge of Public Perception
Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor

Three Myths About the Oil and Gas Industry’s Future and How To Counter Them
Alex Epstein, President, Center for Industrial Progress

What Does the Data Revolution Offer the Oil Industry?
Vural Sander Suicmez, Quantum Reservoir Impact

One Industry of Global Citizens
Matt Zborowski, Technology Writer

How the Oil and Gas Industry Is Contributing to Sustainability
Kamel Bennaceur, Chief Economist, ADNOC

How Oil Innovation Has Benefited Other Industries
Trent Jacobs, JPT Digital Editor

Ten Technologies From the 1980s and 1990s That Made Today’s Oil and Gas Industry
Henry Edmundson, Author and Consultant at R9 Energy Consultants

Engineering Miracles: A Short Distance Between Creation and Value to Society
Priscilla G. McLeroy, P.E., Texas A&M University

What Lies Ahead for Hydrocarbons in the Global Energy Mix?
Stephen Whitfield, Senior Staff Writer

Why We Matter
Scott Wilson, Senior Vice President, Ryder Scott Company

The X-Factor in PE: Women in the Industry
Judy Feder, JPT Technology Editor

Petroleum: The Gift That Keeps On Giving
Vikram Rao, Research Triangle Energy Consortium

All in the Family

An Actionable Path for Oil and Gas in the Fight Against Climate Change
Nansen G. Saleri, Quantum Reservoir Impact, Christine Ehlig-Economides, University of Houston, and Howard J. Herzog, MIT



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