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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

Drilling's Digital Ecosystem with Tommy Sigmundstad

3/17/2020
Aker BP's Senior Vice President of Drilling and Wells joins the SPE Podcast, talking to SPE's VP of Communications, Glenda Smith. In this episode, we explore recent milestones, such as drilling a nautical mile in 13 hours, as well as digitalization and automation advancements in drilling. More From Tommy Sigmundstad Tommy Sigmundstad LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tommy-sigmundstad-b5132a2b Mentioned in This Episode IADC/SPE Drilling...

Duration:00:11:44

Strengthening Knowledge Transfer in Unconventional Resources with Shauna Noonan

3/10/2020
Collecting technical information can be challenging, especially if those who have it are not willing or able to share it. In this episode, Shauna Noonan discusses effectively, proactively seeking out the technical knowledge that our members both need and that the industry requires to meet the world’s demand for oil and gas. Each month, Shauna joins The SPE Podcast to discuss her President's Column and to share her SPE journey. We'll end each of these podcasts asking the audience an...

Duration:00:26:26

Highlights from SPE Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference with Mike Rainbolt

3/3/2020
Mike Rainbolt is an experienced completions engineer who is now a senior technical advisor for Abra Controls. Mike sat down with Trent Jacobs to discuss some of the highlights from the 2020 Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference held recently in the Houston area. More than 3,500 petrotechnical professionals went to the conference which this year highlighted some major advances around the so-called parent-child issues that all US shale producers face. More From Mike Rainbolt OnePetro:...

Duration:00:36:51

Technology Advancements in Managed Pressure Drilling with Steve Nas

2/25/2020
Longtime SPE member Steve Nas catches up with Mark Arathoon of PETRONAS and Martin Culen, Chief Commercial Officer, Kelda Drilling Controls. All three served as committee members for the SPE Workshop: Managed Pressure Drilling – Collaboration Towards Excellent Applications & Solutions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. At the conclusion of the workshop, the group met to address technological advancements in Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD). More From Steve Nas, Mark Arathoon, and Martin Culen Steve...

Duration:00:17:03

Perspectives on Energy Poverty with Scott Tinker

2/18/2020
Co-producer and narrator of Switch (2012), Scott Tinker joins The SPE Podcast to discuss his sequel project, Switch On, which explores energy poverty around the globe. Tinker shares stories from his travels and provides insights into solutions during his discussion with Glenda Smith, VP of Communications, SPE. An SPE Distinguished Lecturer, Tinker often greets people proudly with, "I work in the oil and gas industry, and I help to lift the world out of poverty." He hopes to hear more in the...

Duration:00:51:50

The Influential Yet Delicate Balance of Mentoring with Shauna Noonan

2/12/2020
There are multiple steps along the path to developing skill sets of young professionals. Coaching up technical know-how is critical, but equally important is providing an opportunity for those individuals to work on interpersonal skills in order to better navigate the industry. Shauna Noonan discusses the importance of effectively mentoring bright, young minds as part of an industry-wide initiative to attract and retain incoming talent. Each month, Shauna joins The SPE Podcast to discuss...

Duration:00:41:35

SPE Talks Tech: IPTC and Global Energy Transition

2/4/2020
Trent returns from his trip to the International Petroleum Technology Conference and shares his insights from the event and major takeaways with Steve. The two also discuss popular articles and topics from recent JPT articles. Trent Jacobs and Steve Rassenfoss cover emerging technology for the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT), SPE's flagship publication. With SPE Talks Tech, our writers debate and discuss the hottest topics in the technical arena of the oil and gas...

Duration:00:26:23

Separator Oil Shrinkage with Mathias Carlsen

1/28/2020
Enhanced oil recovery (EOR) for shale developments has been one of the hottest topics in the technical arena for several years. In this episode, host Trent Jacobs talks to Mathias Carlsen, a petroleum engineering consultant and general manager for Whitson, about the true state of shale EOR, where it is and where it might be going. Carlsen also discusses a little known issue of “separator oil shrinkage” which can be a big issue for shale producers if not accounted for. More From Mathias...

Duration:00:36:13

How Gyroscopes Impact Wellbore Surveying with Adrián Ledroz

1/21/2020
Wellbore surveying is one of the essential tools for modern directional and horizontal drilling, allowing oil and gas companies to hit subsurface targets just a few feet wide. In this episode, host Trent Jacobs talks to Adrián Ledroz, VP, Chief Scientist at Gyrodata, about how the technology has evolved over the years and how the introduction of gyroscopes has impacted wellbore surveying. More From Adrián Ledroz LinkedIn: Adrián Ledroz, VP, Chief Scientist Wellbore Placement at...

Duration:00:39:23

SPE Talks Tech: Tier differences, heavy oil innovation, and casing failures

1/14/2020
Breaking down new articles in the January 2020 Journal of Petroleum Technology issue. Trent Jacobs and Steve Rassenfoss cover emerging technology for the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT), SPE's flagship publication. With SPE Talks Tech, our writers debate and discuss the hottest topics in the technical arena of the oil and gas industry. In this episode: JPT: What’s the Difference Between Tier 1 and Tier 2? Not Much The formula for value in a shale play used to be simple, lease...

Duration:00:30:20

Strengthening the Feedstock of Incoming Oil and Gas Talent with Shauna Noonan

1/7/2020
There are growing concerns among industry professionals and academia about the declining ambitions toward a career in the oil and gas industry by our younger generation. Shauna Noonan addresses what she identifies as the three main challenges with attracting the next generation of engineers and geoscientists—negative public perception, unattractive business models, and inadequate opportunities for work-life balance. Each month, Shauna joins The SPE Podcast to discuss her President's Column...

Duration:00:36:03

Thanks for Listening with Trent and Jason

12/31/2019
In this New Year's Eve episode, Trent and Jason recall memorable moments from 2019 and read listener reviews/comments (#SPEpodcast). Thanks to our listeners for your feedback and support. We are excited to announce more than 10,000 downloads spanning 134 different countries. It's been a great first 14 episodes of The SPE Podcast. SPE is a diverse organization, so there are many stories we have to share with our audience. That’s why these podcasts are presented in a variety of formats. We...

Duration:00:13:02

SPE Talks Tech: Top 10 Stories of 2019

12/24/2019
In this year-end episode, we break down the most-read stories of 2019 on JPT. And we think #1 will surprise you! Trent Jacobs and Steve Rassenfoss cover emerging technology for the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT), SPE's flagship publication. With SPE Talks Tech, our writers debate and discuss the hottest topics in the technical arena of the oil and gas industry. Mentioned in this podcast SPE Membership Join/Renew: https://www.spe.org/en/members/ JPT Website:...

Duration:00:37:36

Managing Your Oil and Gas Career with C. Susan Howes

12/17/2019
How do you advance your oil and gas career? What about managing talent and risk? Licensed petroleum engineer and registered HR professional, C. Susan Howes joins The SPE Podcast to share a unique perspective. Howes is an Honorary SPE member with three decades of experience in a variety of engineering roles for companies such as Anadarko and Chevron. She is currently the VP of Engineering at Subsurface Consultants & Associates, LLC (SCA). In 2016, Howes was recognized for her advancements...

Duration:00:15:07

Strengthening Ways To Disseminate Knowledge with Shauna Noonan

12/3/2019
“To collect, exchange, and disseminate technical knowledge” are not only the first seven words of SPE’s mission but also what our society has excelled at over its storied history. — Shauna Noonan, 2020 SPE President Each month, Shauna joins The SPE Podcast to discuss her President's Column and to share her SPE journey. We'll end each of these podcasts asking the audience an interactive question. More from Shauna Noonan Strengthening the Tools and Methods We Use To Disseminate Knowledge to...

Duration:00:17:53

SPE Talks Tech: 2020 Technology Watch List

11/26/2019
With 2020 on the horizon, JPT editors put together our Top 10 list of technologies and ideas to keep an eye on in the coming year. Trent Jacobs and Steve Rassenfoss cover emerging technology for the Journal of Petroleum Technology (JPT), SPE's flagship publication. With SPE Talks Tech, our writers debate and discuss the hottest topics in the technical arena of the oil and gas industry. Mentioned in this podcast SPE International App: https://www.spe.org/en/members/speiapp/ SPE Membership...

Duration:00:35:23

SPE Talks To: Kirstie Boyle

11/19/2019
Business Development VP Kirstie Boyle joins The SPE Podcast to talk startups. Recently part of a $4.5-million funding round, Kirstie discusses fine-tuning pitches, making complicated concepts relatable, options for spending investor money, entrepreneurial success stories, and why startups aren't for everyone. Kirstie is a member of SPE's Women in Hydraulic Fracturing, a United Nations award-winner, a dock jumping competitor, and the VP of Business Development for Interface Fluidics, an SPE...

Duration:00:31:30

SPE Talks To: Andrew Pepper

11/12/2019
Fluid saturation isn't what it used to be when it comes to unconventional reservoirs. Our guest is among those sharing new research to discuss the shale sector’s changing perspectives on the importance of mobile hydrocarbons vs. immobile hydrocarbons. Petroleum Geoscience innovator Andrew (Andy) Pepper joins The SPE Podcast this week with his take on how unconventional reservoir evaluation can be improved. One lingering question: can oil and gas companies trust their logs? More From Andrew...

Duration:00:23:17

SPE Talks To: Shauna Noonan – Strengthening the Quality of SPE’s Technical Content

11/5/2019
"Our Society has a wealth of technical content, and it is rapidly growing." 2020 SPE President Shauna Noonan outlines four (4) objectives to strengthen the quality of SPE's technical content. Each month, Shauna will join The SPE Podcast to discuss her President's Column and to share her SPE journey. We'll end each of these podcasts asking the audience an interactive question. More from Shauna Noonan Strengthening the Quality of SPE's Technical Content Reinforcing Core Strengths,...

Duration:00:25:15

SPE Talks To: Yogashri Pradhan

10/29/2019
In this episode, we discuss how to market yourself and grow your career. A reservoir engineer for Endeavor Energy Resources, LP and a very active SPE member, Yogashri Pradhan joins on The SPE Podcast sharing tips and tricks to grow your network. More From Yogashri Pradhan LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/yogashripradhan/ JPT: Did I Make the Right Career Choice? JPT: Permian Operators Collaborate to Improve Understanding and Performance of Unconventional Reservoirs OnePetro: Lessons...

Duration:00:26:58