11Deepwater Horizon Where the heck is this whole situation heading??? Nexen Petroleum USA is putting its entire future in deepwater GOMWhat does THAT mean for ME???Maybe nothingCould be significant
12Early summary (not the end) Invest in your careerThings change, sometimes when you least expect itMake time to learn, to achieve outside of the officeKeep yourself relevant, marketableBe ready when something changes OR when something comes alongDocument what you do; keep a professional diary
13Do I practice what I preach? Registered PE in TX, LA and CAFE exam in early 1990’sFirst registration 6/19/96Continuing education to stay registeredSPE Dallas Section experience
14SPE International History of SPE AIME = American Institute of Mining Engineers, founded in 1871formed standing committee on O&G in 1913addressed growing field of Pet Eng after Spindletop discovered in 1901became one of 10 professional divisions in 1922Petroleum Division became one of 3 separate branches of AIME by 1950
15SPE International History of SPE on 10/6/57, first SPE BOD meeting took place in Dallasmarked final transition to prof society
16SPE International History of SPE SPE still one of 4 AIME member societiesSociety of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME)Assoc for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
17SPE International SPE continues to grow Worldwide organization Sections on six continents_____ members (how many?)First non-US ATCE this yearFlorence, Italy (just east of Pisa)Second to follow in London shortly?
18SPE International SPE continues to grow Worldwide organization Sections on six continents92,000 membersFirst non-US ATCE this yearFlorence, Italy (just east of Pisa)Second to follow in London shortly?
19Mission statement or any of the words included therein??? SPE InternationalMission statement or any of the words included therein???
20Mission statement or any of the words included therein??? SPE InternationalMission statement or any of the words included therein???MissionTo 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.VisionTo be a society of professional excellence, providing its members the highest quality lifelong learning, and continuous personal and professional growth.
22SPE International Awards Process Nominated at Regional levelAward at Regional level includes nomination for same award at international level for 3 yearsRegional awards Section meetingsInternational awards ATCE
23SPE International Regional Awards Service Award Outstanding Young Member AwardCompletions Optimization and TechnologyDrilling EngineeringFormation EvaluationHealth, Safety, Security, Environment and Social ResponsibilityManagement and InformationProduction and OperationsProjects, Facilities and ConstructionReservoir Description and DynamicsDistinguished Corporate Support
24SPE International International Awards All regional awards (at higher level)Honorary MemberDistinguished MemberAnthony F. Lucas Technical Leadership Gold MedalJohn Franklin Carll Distinguished Professional AwardLester C. Uren Technical Excellence AwardCedric K. Ferguson Young Technical Author MedalDeGolyer Distinguished Service MedalDistinguished Faculty AchievementPublic Service Award
25SPE International SPE = Society of Petroleum Engineers Who belongs to SPE?Just Petroleum Engineers?“Although engineers are the core of SPE's membership, not all SPE members are engineers. Solving the industry's challenges requires a multidisciplinary effort, and SPE is a place for all of today's industry professionals, regardless of experience or course of study. Facilities, management, information technology, environmental, and safety issues are all part of the resources needed to expand and deliver the supply of oil and natural gas the world needs. All those who work in these areas will find a home in SPE.”Who in this room is other than Pet E?
26SPE International Is this man a degreed Pet E? 2010 SPE President Behrooz Fattahi Aera Energy LLC
27SPE International Answer = NO PhD in Aerospace Engineering PhD in Mechanical EngineeringBoth from Iowa State University
28Employment in work related to the petroleum industry SPE InternationalMembership requirementsEmployment in work related to the petroleum industryAND one of the followingA university degree equivalent to a 4-year Bachelors degree in engineering or basic or applied sciencesA 2-year science or engineering degree or a 4-year degree in a field other than science or engineering6 years of active practice in support of petroleum engineering or in the application of science to the petroleum industry.
29SPE International SPE Young Professionals YP = triple-A farm team Parent section is looking to bring YP’s up to the big leaguesWon’t always be under 35Won’t always have less than 10 years expThe mission of Section YP programs is to identify, engage, and develop SPE members 35 years old and younger, as well as other industry newcomers, by providing relevant technical education and networking opportunities.
30SPE Dallas Section Old Alignment Dallas Section in Central & Southeast North America Region
31SPE Dallas Section New Alignment Dallas Section in Mid-Continent RegionCombined 3 regions in Eastern half of US into 2. Separated Canada from Rocky Mtns.
32SPE Dallas Section Other Sections in our Region Ft. Worth East Texas Lou-ArkIllinois Basin & Gas StorageAnadarkoArkansasBartlesvilleMid-Continent (oldest SPE Section)Oklahoma CitySouthwestern OklahomaWichita
33SPE Dallas Section Student Chapters in our Region Kansas University Oklahoma UniversityTulsa UniversityMissouri University of Science & Technology
35SPE Dallas Section List of Board positions Past Chairman Chairman Chairman-ElectFirst Vice-Chairman (Programs)Monthly luncheonsSecond Vice-Chairman (Education)Study GroupThird Vice-Chairman (Membership)SecretaryTreasurer (two-year term)
36SPE Dallas Section List of Board positions Director – Tech/Newsletter Director – Sports & SocialSporting ClaysCasino NightGolf TournamentDirector – Community RelationsEnergy 4 meDirector – Young ProfessionalsDirector-at-Large
37SPE Dallas Section Recent Dallas Section award recipients Danny Bell – 2009 Distinguished Service AwardReceived award at ATCE in New OrleansNick Duane – 2009 Regional Service AwardEligible for Distinguished Service Award in 2010Pat Handren – 2010 Regional Completions and Optimization AwardBrian Chacka – 2010 Regional Outstanding Young Member Award
38Engineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year SPE Dallas SectionEngineer of the Year and Young Engineer of the Year
39Back to the Hamilton bio Joined SPE as a freshman in 1979Had no clue what I was signing up forNo involvement during collegeContinuous membership ever sinceOccasional attendance at meetingsRegular attendance at meetings started around 2000Betsy Cook got me working at front deskNick Duane drug me onto the Dallas Section BODPassed 25 year mark as memberon way to 50 yearsLegion of HonorLesson = It’s never too late to get involved in SPE
40Hamilton Dallas Section bio Secretary two yearsMembership two yearsProgram ChairmanChairman-ElectChairmanPast Chairman-to-be
41SPE Dallas Section You guys are way ahead Already attending YP meetingsParticipating in functionsSome are involved in leadership positionsKeep up the good work!How can you get more involved?Sports & SocialHaynesville Shale SymposiumAttend Monthly LuncheonsTalk to people; express interest
42SPE Dallas SectionWhat does SPE Dallas have to offer just in the next 45 days?May 19 LuncheonSpeaker: Doug Walser - Pinnacle (SPE Distinguished Lecturer)Topic: “Performing Up-Front Science in Shale plays with Marginal Thermal Maturity”May 26 Production Study GroupJune 7 Golf Tournament
43SPE Dallas Section Review course for the PE exam How many have already YP program offeringBing Wines, instructorAugust/SeptemberEMGIActual PE exam on 10/29/10How many have alreadytaken the FE exam?
44Energy 4 me Oil & Natural Gas book Dallas Section Community Relations two as door prizesDallas Section Community Relations
45SPE Dallas Section Dallas Section Scholarships One of two reasons for being____ Dallas Section members?Tom Hunt Energy HallSupporting with proceeds from softball
46SPE Dallas Section Dallas Section Scholarships One of two reasons for being1500 Dallas Section membersTom Hunt Energy HallSupporting with proceeds from softballBrian Chacka working on an opportunity for Dallas Section members to get a closer look at the project
47Tom Hunt Energy HallPart of the Perot Museum of Nature & Science at Victory Park“World-class and Texas-sized, the new 6,500-square-foot gallery will be dedicated to telling the rich geological and historical stories of nature’s energy sources and exploring how science and technology are used to capture the vast array of traditional and alternative energy resources.”
48Tom Hunt Energy HallThe 4.7 acre site is located at the NW corner of Woodall Rodgers Freeway and Field Street, adjacent to Victory Park. The Museum will be situated at the crossroads of the future Trinity River Corridor Project, the Arts District, the West End, Uptown, and other popular attractions including the Sixth Floor Museum.
52Tom Hunt Energy HallNow that DFW is actually part of the oilfield, beyond just office space, displays of this kind are more important to help our citizens better understand how this whole business worksThis is an important development for us and for DFW
53SPE Hamilton-specific Why do I serve?Improve leadership skills outside of jobImprove presentation skills outside of jobWork with cross-section of industry professionalsProducers & service companiesPublic, private, governmentWomen & men, wide range of agesDifferent environment from officeExpands my circle of contacts within industrySatisfies my professional “volunteer jones”Takes care of five hours of Continuing Education credit annually for PE license
54SPE International What do we get? Through two-way interaction: LuncheonsConferencesOn-line Technical Interest GroupsSPE websiteDallas Section websiteJournal of Petroleum TechnologyWe are able to:LearnSeek information & counsel from colleagues outside of our employersShare knowledge with othersImprove ourselves and our industry