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The SPE Podcast is powered by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, whose vision is to advance the oil and gas community’s ability to meet the world’s energy demands in a safe, environmentally responsible, and sustainable manner. Join the conversation on all of SPE’s social media platforms using #SPEpodcast. Learn more at spe.org

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The SPE Podcast is powered by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, whose vision is to advance the oil and gas community’s ability to meet the world’s energy demands in a safe, environmentally responsible, and sustainable manner. Join the conversation on all of SPE’s social media platforms using #SPEpodcast. Learn more at spe.org

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Episodes

Energizing Our Lives: How to have a successful career in Artificial Lift Engineering

10/20/2020
In this episode, SPE 2020 President - Shauna Noonan, talks with Artificial Lift experts Anthony Allison and Greg Stephenson about how they got into the industry and the upcoming SPE ALCE. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You can also send your feedback to podcasts@spe.org. Like what you are hearing? Give us a...

Duration:00:46:20

SPE Talks Tech: Drilling Automation Roadmap with John de Wardt

9/29/2020
SPE's Paige McCown talks with John de Wardt, founder of De Wardt and Company and program manager of the Drilling System Automation Roadmap to discuss the need for an industry roadmap. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You can also send your feedback to podcasts@spe.org. Like what you are hearing? Give us a 5-star...

Duration:00:24:42

Data and AI in the Petroleum Industry with Jeff Baetz

9/8/2020
In this podcast discussion, we talk about how artificial intelligence can help the industry through the digital transformation. This transition is a priority for oil and gas companies to reduce risk while improving operational efficiency. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You can also send your feedback to...

Duration:00:24:08

The Way Ahead with Jeff Spath and Jennifer Miskimins

9/1/2020
In this podcast discussion, we are talking about the way ahead for students and recent graduates in petroleum engineering. The COVID-19 pandemic-induced oil and gas downturn has caused a lot of uncertainty for students, especially petroleum engineers. Whether they are starting their college career or looking to enter the workforce, there are many challenges ahead. We intend to address those challenges and to answer questions live from the audience. Our guests in this episode include:• Jeff...

Duration:00:42:56

Staying Strong with Shauna Noonan

8/25/2020
"Members often ask me if I am disappointed with how the latter portion of my presidency was affected by the pandemic and the crash of oil prices. To be honest, I am not disappointed. I was able to visit many sections as President-Elect and speak at many events; however, the role of SPE President is much greater than that. This time was critical to serve as chair of the SPE Board and guide our society through an inflection point, requiring us to anticipate how to deliver on our mission to our...

Duration:00:34:41

Drillbotics with Fred Florence and Enrique Losoya

8/18/2020
SPE's Paige McCown talks with Fred Florence, president of Rig Operations/founding member of SPE’s Drilling System Automation Technical Section, and Enrique Losoya, Petroleum Engineering doctoral student at Texas A&M University, about drilling automation and the SPE International Drillbotics competition. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover...

Duration:00:31:27

Startups in O&G with Barbara Burger

8/11/2020
In this episode, JPT Digital Editor Trent Jacobs interviews Barbara Burger, president of Chevron Technology Ventures on how corporations access external innovations and startups as well as integrating new technology into your company and sustainability and the energy transition. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You...

Duration:00:32:19

Reducing Methane Emissions in the O&G Value Chain

8/4/2020
A discussion with experts to bring to the oil and gas community a topical discussion on methane emissions in oil and gas value chain, how the industry is responding and needs for evolving response/innovation going forward as part of industry’s green house emissions reduction/decarbonization journey. The discussion provides context around decarbonization/greenhouse gases, reducing methane emissions, best practices, policy & regulation, and innovations in detection & measurement. More...

Duration:00:52:29

Strengthening the SPE Conference Experience with Shauna Noonan

7/28/2020
"When we are confronted by any crisis, the period of recovery often offers opportunities to emerge better and stronger than before. If we are imaginative, innovative, and perhaps a bit patient, we can deliver a superior and more valuable experience in attending our conferences with the bonus of making them accessible to more of our members. I believe that we can and will emerge from this challenging time as a stronger SPE, able to deliver more to our members". In this episode, Shauna Noonan...

Duration:00:32:14

How Current Technology Can Help Us Through This Downturn with Duncan Blue

7/21/2020
SPE's Paige McCown talks with Duncan Blue about how technology can help during the current downturn. More from Duncan:Oilfield Life After the COVID-19 Crash We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You can also send your feedback to podcasts@spe.org. Like what you are hearing? Give us a 5-star rating and leave a review – we...

Duration:00:33:41

LACPEC Conference with Roberto Aguilera and Roberto F. Aguilera

7/14/2020
In this episode, Paige McCown talks with father-son duo, Roberto F. Aguilera and Roberto Aguilera, about the upcoming SPE Virtual Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference the 27th of July. Click here to learn more about the SPE Virtual Latin American and Caribbean Petroleum Engineering Conference We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like...

Duration:00:23:19

HSE and Sustainability Conference with Francesca Viliani

7/7/2020
In this episode, Paige McCown talks with Francesca Viliani, Director of Public Health and co-Head of Sustainability for International SOS about the upcoming SPE Virtual International Conference and Exhibition on HSE and Sustainability the 27th of July. Click here to learn more about the SPE Virtual International Conference and Exhibition on HSE and Sustainability We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is...

Duration:00:15:52

SPE Virtual International Oilfield Scale Conference Recap

6/30/2020
In this podcast episode, SPE's Jason Notoras and Nils Kaageson-Loe are joined by Mark Rubin, CEO (Society of Petroleum Engineers); Kari Ramstad, Keynote Speaker (Equinor); Eric Mackay, Committee Member (Heriot-Watt University); and Phil Chandler, Director of Europe & Caspian Events (Society of Petroleum Engineers). They discuss the 2020 SPE Virtual International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition. To learn more about the full event, click here. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast…...

Duration:00:33:36

SPE Gaia Talks: Measuring What Matters

6/24/2020
The panel addresses sustainability in the oil and gas industry using the lens of “Measuring what Matters”. Notwithstanding current global socio-economic conditions, oil and gas is being held to account on its environmental, social and governance performance against a backdrop of climate change and of biodiversity depletion. Current sustainability measurement efforts by the industry are largely carried out to satisfy external stakeholders and even then, very imperfectly to the detriment of...

Duration:00:54:31

Strengthening Core Disciplines with Shauna Noonan

6/16/2020
"From the beginning, SPE has focused on knowledge dissemination in four fundamental areas, which I refer to as the core disciplines: drilling, completions, reservoir (including geosciences), and production operations. These disciplines make up the bulk of coursework in most petroleum engineering degree programs, as well as the content of the SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification test. Still today, most of our members can identify themselves as being either a drilling, completions,...

Duration:00:28:53

New Technology Trends with Greg Leveille

6/9/2020
In this episode, JPT's Trent Jacobs interviews Greg Leveille. They discuss the new roadmap for ConocoPhillips R&D, new technology trends that may emerge from this latest down cycle, sustainability, and more. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you would like to see us cover in future podcasts. You can also send your feedback to podcasts@spe.org. Like what you are...

Duration:00:31:33

SPE Talks Leadership

6/2/2020
Executive Panel addresses how leaders act and steer their organizations through one of the most challenging times in the oil industry, which is facing two major challenges: the COVID19 pandemic and the current low oil price environment. The panelists will share their insights on how these two waves are impacting the oil and gas workforce, the SPE, and future industry interaction including academia. The session will acknowledge and address realities, set expectations, and establish how we can...

Duration:01:14:45

SPE Staying Strong (with Shauna Noonan)

5/27/2020
"No company or organization could have predicted our industry would be facing a viral pandemic, coupled with oil prices at their lowest levels in almost 2 decades. This is a time to put our heads together and come up with a new plan. This is what oil and gas does best." In this episode, Shauna Noonan discusses staying strong, a key component to her strengthening the core message. Each month, Shauna joins The SPE Podcast to discuss her President's Column and to share her SPE journey. We'll...

Duration:00:37:17

Energy Markets and Data with Adam Sieminski

5/19/2020
In this episode, Glenda Smith talks with Adam Sieminski about oil markets, energy data, and the circular carbon economy. After a long career on Wall Street, Adam is currently President of King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, an independent research institute to advance understanding of energy and the economy. We hope you enjoy the SPE Podcast… and take away something useful to your job and career along the way. Your feedback is welcome, along with ideas for topics you...

Duration:00:39:10

ADNOC: Re-invention and Effecting Change

5/12/2020
Hear first-hand from ADNOC’s CTO, Alan Nelson, about ADNOC’s integrated 2030 strategy to transform the ADNOC business to ensure future success by maximizing value from every barrel, delivering the greatest possible return to Abu Dhabi while helping meet the world’s growing demand for energy. The strategy maps out how ADNOC will deliver smart growth, create value, and increase profitability. The interview was conducted by JPT's Trent Jacobs. Topics include:• Culture change• Sustainability•...

Duration:00:29:37