SPE is the largest individual member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry.
To collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, and related technologies for the public benefit; and to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.
Enable the global oil and gas E&P industry to share technical knowledge needed to meet the world’s energy needs in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
With more than 230 student chapters around the world, SPE makes it easy for them to network with industry professionals and possible employers, benefit from technology discussions at SPE meetings and events, and receive society-sponsored scholarships.
It is a young adult who knows what he/she wants, who is not afraid of trying new things and who cares. He/she has many friends from all over the world and many opportunities. With SPE, he/she develops great soft skills. too!
SPE dedicates more than one million dollars to support education. For student members, SPE offer scholarships and fellowships for both undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry. About types of scholarships and how to apply you can find out here.
PetroBowl matches SPE student chapter teams against one another in a fast-paced quiz competition covering technical and non-technical aspects of the oil and gas industry. More about PetroBowl you can find out here.
It is a unique library of technical documents and journal articles serving the oil and gas exploration and production industry. More about OnePetro you can find out here.
PetroWiki is integral to SPE’s mission as a vehicle to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge. Sharing this knowledge broadly across the industry will help everyone who is working to produce more oil and gas to meet the world’s energy needs. More about PetroWiki you can find out here.