TWA Energy Influencers 2021
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TWA Energy Influencers Ashley Zumwalt-Forbes and Mark McClure
share their entrepreneurial journey.
Ask an Expert: Farouq Ali on ‘Is It the Right Time to Revisit the Petroleum Engineering Educational Curriculum?’
The pillars of petroleum engineering: drilling, reservoir engineering, production, evaluation, and environment, and economics are here to stay for a very long time.
Versatile skillsets can help oilfield engineers ride the waves of the volatile global energy markets.
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The ethics of artificial intelligence (AI) has become an important topic in the application of AI and machine learning in the past several years. This first part of a two-part series explains the evolution and importance of the ethics of AI. The second part will present its relevance and use in engineering applications.
Economist and author Dambisa Moyo weighs in her thoughts on the role of boards during energy transition.
Men’s Role in Leading Diversity and Inclusion Changes: An Interview With D&I Advocate Matthew Brierley
I realized how ignorant and oblivious I had been up until that point of the lived experiences of women and the many layers of challenges they face. … The first step to moving to a gender equal world is for people to become curious and to seek to understand the issues.
Young professionals from multiple technical societies and associations were identified as emerging leaders in the offshore energy sector.
What is it like to work in a highly coveted and respected national security lab? Mohamed Mehana, a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, describes his work profile and shares insights into building a research career.
Career paths in the oil and gas industry are more flexible than perceived. TWA reached out to four distinguished professionals who have built exemplary careers, successfully navigating through various twists and turns along the way.
Oil and gas businesses are rapidly and strategically shifting to Agile. How can one can best prepare to be relevant?
Jet pumps are low-cost items in any application, compared with alternative boosting systems, and can be used effectively to maximize the production performance.
A generic, multi-purpose reservoir simulator is a tool that every petroleum engineering graduate should have in his or her arsenal. This article overviews the main features a basic reservoir simulation program combines, all doable through a few hundred lines-of-code, regardless of the preferred coding language.
A key part of the energy ecosystem is the trading of commodities and the freight that transports them. Throughout this process, optionality allows traders to find opportunities and create value for their respective businesses.
The SPE Research Portal uses artificial intelligence technology, fortified by industry knowledge, to address the long-term challenges of finding and analyzing information in unstructured data.
In the ongoing digital transformation in the industry, it's not enough if we only adapt and improve data-processing capabilities; we should also empower human interaction, study, engagement, and collaboration through the use of that data.
Thirty three years in the oil and gas industry and I never get tired of watching a sunset. This photo was taken from the helideck of the Ocean Onyx mobile offshore drilling unit which is currently drilling for Beach Energy, offshore Australia. I’m looking out over the Otway Basin and the vast expanse of the Southern Ocean. How far south are we? Well if I was to get in…
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.