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Oil & Gas Careers You Didn't Know Existed—Diversity of the Drone: Shaping Unlimited Career Pathways in Your Future
If you have a curious mind and some imagination, your career can take you on an unexpected adventure. The commercial drone industry is dynamic, and is characterized by fast growth, a low barrier to entry with minimal requirements for those who want in.
Four different countries in four different continents: What might they have in common? In this article we want to invite the readers to a journey around the world to see four places with the most unusual oil.
To expose students and YPs to field development, the Balikpapan section held a series of virtual events over several months during 2020.
When a graduate student leaves his or her native country, the inherent assumption is that upon return he or she will bring back top-notch expertise and technological knowhow for industrial innovation and growth. This transition is often much harder than anticipated.
Where there are data generated and collected, there is analysis of the data. The ongoing digital transformation in the industry has opened many opportunities for professionals skilled in data analytics.
What are the pros and cons of staying in school or returning to school, and what should YPs do to best secure their future in the oil and gas industry?
A proponent of STEM careers for women, Maria Angela Capello shares her experience working in different countries and cultures and her involvement in initiatives promoting diversity and inclusion.
Last year was a challenging one; however challenges also mean opportunities. This is precisely what the 2020 SPE Young Member Outstanding Service Award (YMOSA) winners did—translating challenges into opportunities, and opportunities into actions. In an interview for TWA, these young professionals (YPs) share the contributions they made to the community, how if feels t…
Our purpose is the compass that can guide us in navigating the correct path. Interestingly, our purpose is never clear to us amid the usual humdrum of life until we are faced with situations that challenge us.
Former SPE President Giovanni Paccaloni was the driving force behind launching many of the SPE YP programs. Founding YPs of those programs share their memories working with Paccaloni and their advice to YPs of today on how to get involved in new opportunities.
TWA editor Stephen Forrester recently had a conversation with Sean Huang, Cofounder of Matidor about his current venture and his prior experiences as an entrepreneur.
If a well is accurately placed in a hydrocarbon production zone the first time, there is less risk to personnel, less impact to the environment, and a better return over the life of the well for the operator.
This column is intended to provide a starting point and a roadmap for professionals who want to learn data science and are struggling with the question, “Where do I start?”
With much of the workforce cooped up at home for 8 months or so, tech skills are now a virtual necessity. Many of us have had to get increasingly tech-savvy in a hurry.
Your career is yours to manage. Be approachable and be bold to be sure you are noticed virtually. Do not wait for the pandemic to pass.
I’m proud to share the nice celebration of a big milestone recently achieved: 100,000 b/d produced in Iara license by the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel P-68. Congratulations to Total E&P Do Brasil and all involved. It is only the beginning of this incredible adventure.
Now more than ever, one of the biggest values of SPE membership is the professional networking opportunity. From personal experience, the sense of community I've found by being involved with SPE and the connections I've made along the way have been of the greatest benefit.
This photo was taken in December 2018 during my PhD defense at the University of Calgary. The people in the photo from the left are Gordon Moore, Larry Lines, Farouq Ali, Thomas Harding, Raj Mehta, and Roberto Aguilera. Each of them are experts in their field. This photo means a lot to me. I truly believed in "Standing on the shoulders of giants." Interestingly, Hardi…